Bunkai Gold 2020 week 17
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Karate-do is the Way of the Empty Hand. Training in Karate consists of practising kata among other things. Kata means form. The analysis of Kata is Bunkai. The applications are Oyo.
Our look at kata movements reveals how they can be used for close-in self protection.
In this week's video we are looking at the low shuto that occurs in kata like Kanku Dai, Kanku Sho, Gankaku etc. There's nothing to say you can't use it as a strike, but here's an alternative use for the same technique, plus old shuto, and the kiai from Bassai Dai...
Instructor John Burke, 6th dan renshi, is a full-time Karate teacher in Devon, UK. His seminars and workshops have been taught across the UK and internationally. He is the author of 5 books and more than 50 DVDs on kata application.