Tag Archives: tang soo do
Here we take a look at the opening sequence of the most basic kata of all, Kihon Kata (TKD/TSD: Il Jang, Chon Ji, Ki Cho Hyung Il Bu). Normally explained as turn to your left and block a front kick … Continue reading
A look at the origins of the kata Bassai Dai (Passai) and what the intentions of its author? Continue reading
Sensei Paul Mitchell, 4th Dan Shotokan Karate is acknowledged expert in kata bunkai (applications). Here he can be seen on a course teaching bunkai to kata Jitte Continue reading
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