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Hangetsu/Seishan

Here we take a look at one of the movements from Hangetsu kata (formally known as Seishan). Karate is usually looked at as being linear and Kung Fu as being predominantly circular. However, the technique that we look at below is performed in a circular manor in the kata, but when we look at similar Kung Fu movements, they are performed in a linear manner. As per usual, there is more in common than there is different. Continue reading

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Bunkai And Comparison Of Karate/TKD’s Age Uke (Rising Block) & Wing Chun’s Bong Sau (Wing Arm Block)

Comparing techniques between different martial arts will sometimes give clues as to the development of some techniques as well as different ways to use those techniques. Here we look at Wing Chun’s Bong Sau (Wing Arm Block) and Age Uke (Rising Block) from Karate, Taekwondo and Tang Soo Do. Continue reading

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More Choy Lee Fut Sao Choy Technique Talk

Graham Barlow follows up and answers comments raised from his first video on Choi Lee Fut’s Sao Choy Continue reading

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Choy Lee Fut’s Sao Choy

In Choy Lee Fut, when striking with say “Sao Choy”, most people just watch the striking hand. However, the other hand can be used to set up the opponent to make the Sao Choy even more effective. Continue reading

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Fighting Dirty With Karate/TKD/TSD’s Most Commonly Used Technique

The most commonly used technique in Karate, Tae Kwon D0, Tang Soo Do and many styles of Kung Fu, is Hikite. This is the pulling of a hand back to the hip whilst striking or blocking with the other. This pulling hand can be used as a vicious technique in its own right.
Find out some applications for it. Continue reading

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