Shinan Kori Hisataka introduced Karate-do to Taiwan in 1929. In 1932, he reintroduced karate-do to China at the celebration of the creation of the Chinese Confederation of Manchuria. This was the first official recognition of Japanese Karate-do by China.
Karate was first introduced to the United States by Norimichi Yabe in 1920 during a West Coast demonstration. In 1963, Shihan Masayuki Hisataka introduced "Shorin-jiryu Kenkokan Karate-do" to the United States. In 1964, he officially represented Japan at the New York World's Fair and gave the first official presentation of Karate-do at a world event.
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