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Predictable Response

One of the subjects covered in the Bunkai-Jutsu book is “Predictable response”. For those who haven’t read the book yet, “Predictable response” refers to the unconscious action an opponent will take when subjected to certain stimuli. These unconscious actions are common to all human beings, and are used by the katas to predict the opponent’s most likely position and movement.

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What are the true applications of Kata?

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The Role of Grappling in Self-Defence

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Tegumi - Karate's Forgotten Range

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What is Traditional Karate?

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Brief history of the Pinan / Heian Katas

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"Jutsu" vs. "Do"

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Kata Based Sparring

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Bunkai - Karate's forgotten 95%

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James Figg - The First Bare-Knuckle Boxing Champion

As modern day martial artists, we owe a great deal to those who formulated and developed our arts. I love to read their works, and stories about these great men and women. By studying the past greats we can gain inspiration and we can fully appreciate our arts as we can view them in their correct historical perspective.

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