Karate was developed in Ryu Kyu Island (present name is Okinawa ) in 17th century founded by Master Chomo Hanashiro .
People said that Karate came from Chinese Boxing . At the first time the name was ‘TATE’ probably that means “Do something with your hands”. But this is very complicated and controversial topic .
‘Kalaripayattu’ was the first martial art founded in India 3000 years ago . From India , World had adopted the fighting skill and renamed that according their choice and comfort.
From India a Buddhist monk went to China and teach them the martial art and that became Shaolin Kung Fu .