Honor ancient Asian martial arts with Karate Visa Gift Cards. In the United States people often use the term Karate for a wide range of disciplines, each of which have discrete names and call for specialized skills. The Chinese introduced elements of Karate to Okinawa late in the 14th century, and Okinawans introduced it to Japan early in the 20th century. After World War II American servicemen learned Karate in Okinawa and Japan and taught it when they came home. 1960s and 1970s martial arts movies boosted the popularity of Karate and other martial arts worldwide. Any student martial arts student will love to get a Karate Visa Gift Card.