Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Legends #9. Shinpo Matayoshi: Shinpo Matayoshi Kobudo. Okinawan legendary Kobudo Master Matayoshi Shinpo was filmed shortly before his untimely death in September 1997. Master Matayoshi; along with his senior students; perform many of the traditional Okinawan weapons forms that he was taught by his father Matayoshi Shinko. On this exciting DVD you will be able to learn these forms; as well as sparring drills and unusual sparring drills second to none. These intricate forms and moves are for all levels; from beginner to advanced. Matayoshi's karate has a very strong Chinese influence and is now taught in over 2;000 schools worldwide. Approx. 60 minutes. RS-0615.