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Tsunami Karate is a Polish style of karate founded by Ryszard Murat.
The style is named Tsunami due to the apparent overwhelming power of its techniques.
In Tsunami Karate Japanese technique names and dojo etiquette is used; The style was created in Poland but on the foundations of more traditional styles of karate, explaining the use of Japanese terminology. Tsunami claims to have a policy of mercy, stating the dictum that 'in a fight situation, one should gouge one eye, not two.'
The style has been influenced considerably by street fighting and also pays attention to specific facial expressions; it claims that often a fight can be won merely on the merits of the facial expressions of the fighter. These expressions are completely different from the expressions of normal people involved in a fight.
This style has a focus on the use of untraditional weapons specifically for Poles: a sickle, a shovel etc.
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