Akata village, Shuri, Ryūkyū Kingdom
|Died||1815 (aged 81–82)|
|Other names||Sakugawa Satunushi, Tode Sakugawa|
|Teacher(s)||Takahara Pēchin, Kūsankū|
|Notable students||Sōkon Matsumura|
Kanga Sakugawa (佐久川 寛賀 Sakugawa Kanga ?, 1733 - 1815), also Sakugawa Satunushi and Tode Sakugawa, was a Ryūkyūan martial arts master and major contributor to the development of Te, the precursor to modern karate.
In 1750, Sakukawa (or Sakugawa) began his training as a student of a Ryūkyūan monk, Peichin Takahara. After six years of training, Takahara suggested that Sakugawa train under Kusanku, a Chinese master in Ch'uan Fa. Sakukawa spent six years training with Kusanku, and began to spread what he learned to Ryūkyū in 1762. He became a such expert that people gave him, as a nickname: "Tōde" Sakugawa (Sakugawa "Chinese Hand"). His most famous student, Matsumura Sōkon, went on to develop the Shuri-te which later develop into Shōrin-ryū style of karate. 
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