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Basic Arm-Lock Flow Drill (video)

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Iain Skipping! (video)

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U-Punch / Yama-Zuki Bunkai (video)

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Full Pinan / Heian Godan Bunkai in a Single Drill (video)

This video shows a single drill that covers the applications for the whole of Pinan / Heian Godan. On my Facebook page I mention that my students had been working on the drill in practise and I asked if people wanted to see it. 434 people said they did and that is why this footage was filmed.

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First Half of Pinan / Heian Yodan Bunkai Drill (video)

This bit of raw dojo footage shows a bunkai drill for the first half of Pinan / Heian Yodan. The drill is not a “technique” to be used as is, but a drill that quickly allows students to practise the bunkai of the kata in a time efficient way. Having completed the drill on one side, the student would then do the drill on the other side before their partner takes their turn. This would continue for a set number of repetitions or until the allotted time has expired.

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Pinan / Heian Yodan Bunkai: Armlock (video)

This clip was filmed at a two day seminar in Nuremburg, Germany. Over the weekend we covered the applications of both the Pinan / Heian series and Kushanku / Kanku-Dai. Particular emphasis was placed on the interaction between the two systems. The sequence shown in this clip is common to both.

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Leg Trap Takedowns and Throws (video)

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Padwork Drills on Hip Movement (video)

This video shows three quick drills we did in the dojo in March 2013. Each drill was done for two minutes with the emphasis being on using the hips to ensure good impact and fast transitions. The combinations involve hitting with alternate hands, hitting with the same hand twice, rising, dropping, etc.

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Age-Zuki / Rising Strike (video)

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