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.

Iain Abernethy's picture

Pinan / Heian Yodan Pad-Drill from Lee Taylor

More great bunkai based pad drills from Lee Taylor! This one for Pinan / Heian Yodan:

All the best,

Iain

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Mark B's picture

Aragaki Seisan application

Another application from the Aragaki Seisan boxing system

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Chatan1979's picture

Sakugawa no kun Oyo

Hey guys,

I'm back with another kobudo bunkai sequence. This is again looking at Sakugawa no kun. This sequence would be for potentially when your weapon is seized and the opponent tries to pull it from you. 

Feedback appreciated.

Thanks as always!

Sal

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Iain Abernethy's picture

Kushanku / Kanku-Dai Bunkai with Don Came

Some more Kushanku / Kanku-Dai Bunkai from Don Came!

All the best,

Iain

 

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Cataphract's picture

Juji Uke Against Unarmed

An application for juji uke straight from shaolin. (#8 at 2:35) Reminds me of jion.

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Wastelander's picture

Naihanchi Shodan Takedown Defense

Hello, everyone,

This week's Waza Wednesday takes a look at the simultaneous hammerfist/punch found in Naihanchi Shodan, and how that can be used as both a frame and striking method in conjunction with defending against a basic tackle/takedown attempt. Obviously, the lean required for a sprawling action is pretty impossible to have in a kata and remain standing, so that is implied, in this case.

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Footage from Sanchin Seminar

Hi all 

We just had our sanchin seminar, below you can find extract from what was covered. We had throws, joint locks, grappling, punching and kicking it was nice to compare what I do to guys from Goju Ryu. We all had a great fun.

Kind Regards

Les

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Iain Abernethy's picture

Pinan Shodan (Heian Nidan) Pad Drill by Lee Taylor

Another great bunkai based pad drill from Lee Taylor. This clip was filmed at our recent joint seminar. Lee has a DVD available on pad drills for the whole of the Pinan / Heian series:

http://www.leetaylorkarate.co.uk/index.php?p=20

All the best,

Iain


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Iain Abernethy's picture

Christian Wedewardt and Enpi Bunkai

A video showing bunkai and drills for the opening sequence of Enpi (Wanshu) from Christian Wedewardt! Those in Germany already know of Christian and the good work he does. I’ve taught alongside him in Germany and really like his material and the way he teaches. Those in the UK will get the chance to train with him next year :-)

All the best,

Iain

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Niseishi Bunkai and Padwork

Hello everyone,

Here is a short clip I filmed on a ssequence located at the end of Niseishi Kata.  This sequence I taught on s sseminar earlier this year alongside Iain, I thought you might like to take a look.

Andy

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