About the Book
culture and karate community of Okinawa. This autobiographical account of
experiences with her teachers and mentors includes detailed documentation of karate corrections, received from all with whom she trained, and step-by-step instructions for each kata.
From her journey emerged a new style and namesake for the book, Tiida-ryū, based on all that she learned throughout her martial art career. As an accompaniment, this book also contains summary sections on Ryūkyū Culture and Karate Masters.
Ms. Chamberlain is a karate teacher, sculptor, and painter. She was naturally drawn to all arts as a child, but she found renewed inspiration after traveling to both Okinawa and India in the 90s. She continues to follow her artistic passions fervently. She lives in California and enjoys working in the garden and daily walks to the ocean with her family.