Category Archives: Bunkai

Truly Inspirational Karate Bunkai

Just seen this on another blog and had to share it.  It features Sensei’s John LiButti and Allan Acosta, (not sure which is which) of the U.S.Kodokan Federation demonstrating some Karate bunkai.  It just goes to show what can be … Continue reading

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Karate Kata Bunkai: Bassai Dai

Karate kata bunkai for the opening sequence of Bassai Dai, taken from the DVD: Inside Bassai Dai Continue reading

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What Does An Ore, A Handbag & Half A Brick Have In Common?

It used to be a Karate tradition to use everyday implements as weapons . . . . . why don’t we still do that today? Continue reading

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Kata Bunkai For End Of Heian/Pinan Sandan

A very interesting and practical Kata bunkai for the end of Heian/Pinan Sandan. Continue reading

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Hiki-te Bunkai

Hikite (pull back hand) is probably the most practiced movement in Karate, TaeKwonDo and many styles of Kung Fu. Yet most people don’t see it as having any practical application other than making the striking/blocking hand more powerful. It is actually a very usefull technique in its own right. See the video and make up your own mind. Continue reading

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