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Kata Bunkai for Shorin Ryu Pinan Shodan (Heian Nidan)

There is much study these days into the practical applications of kata bunkai (forms/patterns). Often it helps to look at older versions of your own style to see how they did things to help you work out whats been changed and why? Continue reading

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Bunkai For Pinan Shodan/Heian Nidan (TKD: Won Hyo)

Here is a very interesting kata bunkai video from www.ikigaiway.com.  They look at the opening sequence of Pinan Shodan (Heian Nidan in Shotokan Karate and Won Hyo in Teakwondo).  They start of with simple explanations which beginers can easily get … Continue reading

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Bunkai: Heian Nidan/Pinan Shodan (Won Hyo, Chum Kiu)

Here we look at applications form the opening sequence of the kata/pattern Heian Nidan/Pinan Shodan/Won Hyo. We also look at how it overlaps with the Wing Chun 2nd form, Chum Kiu. Continue reading

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