Bunkai For Karate Shuto Uke (Knife Hand Block) and Wing Chun’s Fun Sau

Today we look at Karate/Taekwondo bunkai for Shuto Uke (knife hand block).  However, if you raise the elbow to the side and perform the strike/block with the forearm parallel to the floor, it looks very much like Wing Chun’s Fun Sau strike.

Shuto Uke can obviously be used for blocking or striking, but here we look at other possible applications, in particular escaping from a double handed throat grab. Continue reading “Bunkai For Karate Shuto Uke (Knife Hand Block) and Wing Chun’s Fun Sau” »