Iain Abernethy explains why many people think the original version of a Karate kata has the best bunkai & why this is not necessarily true.
Part 1 of a series of ideas for training from home during the Corona lockdown & isolation. This one looks at home security.
To understand Bassai Sho Kata bunkai properly, it helps to understand the threat that they faced, which might not be what you expect!
Kata bunkai expert, Brian Bates, 4th Dan on Tekki/Naihanchi Karate kata bunkai with a partner and pads
Taking a look at Karate kata bunkai for the elbow/backfist sequence in the second half of Heian/Pinan Sandan
Karate Kata bunkai for the opening sequence of Tekki/Naihanchi Shodan
Karate bunkai from Jion kata, focusing on the opening salutation and teisho palm heel strikes
Haito Uchi- Ridge Hand Strike (Korean:Sunkal Dung- Reverse Knife Hand Strike) is often taught ineffectively. Here’s how to make it practical
A fun challenge from Jesse Enkamp to Iain Abernethy, to demonstrate a practical karate kata bunkai (chosen by the other).
Applied Karate and traditional martial arts seminar with John Johnston and Iain Abernethy