Fumio Demura Death – Japanese Karate and Martial Arts master, Fumio Demura has sadly passed away. He was confirmed dead on Monday, the 24th of April 2023. The news of his death has left many shocked and heartbroken. He was regarded as a legend in the USA karate scene. He was best known as the karate double for Mr Miyagi in the Karate kids films.
Who was Fumio Demura?
Fumio Demura was a Karate and Martial Arts legend who is considered a pioneer of the arts. He was known as one who practiced the Shito Ryu Karate and Okinawan Kobudo. Over the decades, Fumio has been regarded as an awesome practitioner, teacher, and has been involved in several movies. He is often also referred to as “The Sensei” meaning teacher. He was born on September 15, 1938.
“He was Pat Morita’s martial arts stunt double in the first, third and fourth Karate Kid films (and the inspiration for “Mr. Miyagi”). Demura Sensei held the rank of 9th dan in Shitō-ryū karate. You will be missed Sensei.” – Emerald Coast Martial Arts Academy said in a Facebook post.
What happened to Fumio Demura?
At the time of this publication, the circumstances surrounding Fumio Demura’s passing including his precise cause of death is yet to be revealed. The public will be updated as soon as this piece of information is yet to be revealed. Many have expressed their sincere condolences with the family and loved ones of Fumio since the news of his death surfaced earlier today.
Fumio Demura obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by his family at a later date
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