Kata Application

This forum is dedicated to an exchange of ideas relating to the practical application of Okinawan and Japanese kata. Increase
your understanding of kata whilst helping others to do the same.

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Middle Sequence of Fukyugata Ni (Gekisai Ichi)

Hello,

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Kusanku (Matsubayashi) - Reverse knife hand/drop section

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Kusanku entry to throw Gyaku te seoi

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Heian Godan's Manji Uke as Defence Against Guillotine Choke

This video shows how manji uke from Heian Godan can be used as defence against a guillotine choke. This application, by Leigh Simms, is used in conjunction with other Heian Godan techniques to flow in a loop. I have added an Empi uchi to allow Leigh's drill to to loop. I also use the pivot and final manji uke from Heian Godan to exit the loop with a takedown.

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Pinan Sono San - End Sequence

HI all

Seventh and the last clip from our Pinan seminar in Poland. We have focused on Pinan Sono San/ Sandan - Doble knee/ jump sequence . In this scenario we failed with our previous techniques and now we are in close distance facing opponent and we are in  control of the neck. We use the jump(or step over, on your preference) as a double knee followed by the elbow and push away or down.

I have to say that I'm happy that I have managed to go throught of this material, it took me way too long to upload, edit and do subtitles (with mistakes) but it's done :) 

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Knife hands on mitts

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More Naihanchi

This exercise considers close quarter and extreme close quarter, but prior to hands on grappling.

Regards

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Naihanchi boxing system footage

The next exercise from the seminar.

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Pinan / Heian bunkai with Christian Wedewardt

A good video on Pinan / Heian bunkai from my friend Christian Wedewardt:

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Clinch fighting i Naihanchi boxing system

Hello everyone. This clip from last weeks seminar teaches how to deliver massive impact within a clinch, when both hands are momentarily unavailable. One thing I forget to add on this recording which we practiced in isolation during the seminar was the devastating effect my reception of the initial two strikes had on the attacker. My Uke in this clip, Mike, is a hard-core trainer with a very high pain threshold. Nevertheless, the impact on his striking arms was extremely significant and within the context of this exercise- vital!

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