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Tegumi – Karate’s Grappling

Short clip of our Tegumi (grappling) based on techniques found in kata, from Pinan series to Seipai. Throws are not performed correctly due to lack of soft floor. If you like the clip please Like, Share and Subscribe. To learn and practice this application please seek instruction under […]

Saifa – Opening Sequence

This is a dojo footage covering a bunkai for the first sequence of Saifa. Apologies for the not great quality, it was not planned recording, as I was asked to upload more on the subject of Saifa . To learn and practice this application please seek instruction under […]

Naihanchi – Opening Section

This is a dojo footage covering a bunkai for the first sequence of Naihanchi. Apologies for the not great quality, it was not planned recording, as I was asked to upload more on the subject of Naihanchi i decided to share this clip. To learn and practice this […]

GAME PLANS FOR CROSS-TRAINING

I came across this article at Iain Abernethy forum, and with approval to post it here by the author Josh H. from Pittsburgh. Enjoy the read INTRODUCTION This article is for martial artists who are interested in cross training (or just beginning to cross train) and want guidance […]

Te Osae Uke, Nukite – Bunkai

Last night we have been working on Te osae uke followed by nukite, as in our club we try to apply most of the techniques in three ways, as a strikes, throws and joint locks. Main focus was on te osae as trapping arm and nukite as an […]

Sanchin Bunkai

Send him Kata often is performed as breathing or testing of the strength method. In our dojo we have broader use for this form, using and applying techniques in close quarter combat. Kind regards

Seipai Opening Section – Bunkai

This clip shows the opening part of the Seipai kata. On this clip I have unfortunately missed elbow in application. Soon I will post a full bunkai to Seipai. To learn and practice this application please seek instruction under the supervision of a qualified Sensei. Thanks for watching! […]

Uchi uke, Soto Uke Application

​This video demonstrates our way of viewing use of the technique in this case Uchi Uke followed by Soto uke. Off balancing- Kuzushi or Nage Joint locks- Tuite or Kansetsu waza Strikes – Atemi About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist […]

Seiza

Seiza “proper sitting” Throughout the early history of Japan various ways of sitting were regarded as ‘proper’, such as sitting cross-legged, sitting with one knee raised, or sitting to the side. People’s social circumstances, clothing styles, and the places where they sat naturally brought about their manners of […]