Following on from the successful release of Gekisai Dai Ichi, in this hour long DVD John Burke sensei, with the assisttance of Ross Chesterton sensei, demonstrates the practical applications for the techniques in Gekisaidai Ni.
Far from just covering the "new" techniques, this video each move and sequence is looked at again, with additional applications available. These "henka" (variations) allow us to see even more possibilities not just for this kata, but also for the previous one in the series.
Unlike the usual applications shown, where someone attacks from an unreasonable distance with an unreasonable technique (such as one a Karate-ka might use), here the kata is revealed to be responses to the kind of attacks that people actually use in real life. Each response sees the attacker left unable to continue their aggression.
John Burke is the producer of 50 applied Karate videos, 4 books, and numerous magazine and e-zine articles. He teaches across the UK and internationally in his seminars, workshops, and courses.