However, this art of self-defense or unarmed combat came to be perfected in its present form in Korea. No doubt this art was adopted in many Eastern countries notably in Japan and China with, of course, their national characteristics and denominations.
In China, they have given the name of Kuon-Tao or Ch’an-fuah. For Japanese, it is Karate or Kempoh.
gen. Choi Hong Hi