Taking a look at Heian Sandan, also known Pinan Sandan depending on which style. We look at at the elbow, backfist sequence in the second half of the kata, which is not as obvious as it might first seem to be.
A quick look at the opening sequence of Tekki/Naihanchi Shodan.
Sorry, there is some background noise going on, but I hope you enjoy it and find it useful.
This is a light hearted fun challenge from Jesse Enkamp to Iain Abernethy. The rules are that each of them chooses a movement from any Kata and the other one has to give a practical street application to that movement.
The judges . . . . . well anybody watching the video can put there vote in the comments section (in Youtube) below the video. Continue reading “The Bunkai Challenge: Iain Abernethy Vs Jesse Enkamp” »
Following on from my earlier posting dated 29 Jan 12, Sensei Paul Mitchell has uploaded some more videos onto his Youtube channel. These videos are taken from his recent Practical Shotokan: Beginner To Black Belt Course which covered various aspects of Karate Kata bunkai. Continue reading “Sensei Paul Mitchell’s Karate Kata Bunkai” »