With that in mind, lets say you start the kata with a throw, or joint lock, and the kosadachi is a. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian. The world karate federation wkf now recognises the importance of bunkai. Bassai dai was also known as paisai dai and tawada no paisai. Bassai sho penetrating or capturing the fortress small. Bassai sho can be interpreted as a kata done with a bo or, conversely, as a kata for disarming an opponent with a bo. The end sequence shown in the video is similar to a throw i practice in the aikijujitsu club i train at. A little while ago i posted about a recent kata course hosted by my own sensei, paul mitchell, 4th dan.
This is the right way to do it since, as we all know, one cannot practice enough if one wishes to master a technique completely. Look at other historical variations of your kata what can you learn. Bunkai, literally meaning analysis or disassembly, is a term used in japanese martial. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian yondan, heian godan, tekki shodan, bassai dai, kankudai, empi, jion, hangetsu, bassai sho. Similar books to bunkai of the shotokan kata up to black belt due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download.
Continuing on the bunkai practical applications of karates kata theme from some. Use your lower arm to catch opponents leg harai uke. In the first movement, while preparing to step in to take care of a frontal attack, push aside the attack coming from the rear with both palmheels placed. Browse bestsellers, new releases, editor picks and the best deals in books. This dvd, over an hour in length, features john burke sensei demonstrating the moves and the applications to this black belt kata on ross chesterton sensei. It appears that matsumura passai and tomari passai versions 1 and 3 are most distinct from version 2 bassai sho and this is why funakoshi chosen to represent them as two kata with bassai dai the most important and bassai sho, a later, additional kata. Start of bassaisho bunkai video on 21 apr, 2015 by iain abernethy. It wasnt a kata we frequently practiced so it was quite enjoyable exploring possible applications. It was further modified by itosu, and is thought to have created a sho passai sho form of it. Ishimine, tomari matsumora, matsumura, chibana, tawada, oyadomari, kyan, motobu, itosu, shotokan, and bassai sho. The winners of team kata events must perform the bunkai in order to actually win the title. Making sense of passai an exploration of origin and style. Funakoshi bassai bunkai simon keegan teaching this bunkai in 2002. A fortyfive degree angle is taken in relationship to the enemy which is why the move is at that angle in the kata as the.
However, one of the noteworthy tomari flavors is the slow movement of the left foot out into cat stance at the very beginning of the kata. Some techniques are really impossible to understand and apply. Assorted shorinryu bunkai assorted kata bunkai interpretation demonstrated by david walker sensei, 6th dan, shintokukai out of the pinan heian. Kata bassai dai the bassai or patsai katas are believed to have been originated strictly for king oyado mari of the ryu kyu islands okinawa for his personal body guards. Bunkai for end of bassaisho video on 24 apr, 2015 by iain abernethy. Gekisai dai ichi translates as strike and destroy number one. Havent done a bunkai video for a while, so here we are taking a look at the opening salutation from kata jion same as jiin and jitte,and also quite similar to the salutation or bassai dai. The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of technique and attention given to appropriate balance between speed and power. This kata teaches a certain calmness and settledness in its techniques. Info about bassai dai bunkai video bunkai kata application is usually performed with a partner or a group of partners which execute predefined attacks, and the student performing the kata responds with defenses, counterattacks, or other actions, based on a. Each has its own similar approach, but several are very direct and filled with evident bunkai. The katas were being taught by kosaku matsumora, choki motubo, chotoku kyan and chosin chibana.
Just as bassai dai finishes with throws, so does bassai sho. Passai kata bunkai applications tomari no passai yama uke mountain block. Shotokan kata bunkai heian shodan watch heian nidan watch heian sandan watch heian yondan watch heian godan watch tekki shodan watch tekki nidan watch tekki sandan watch bassai dai watch bassai sho watch jion watch jiin watch jitte watch chinte watch empi enpi watch hangetsu watch wankan watch kanku dai watch kanku sho watch gankaku. Last time we did kakete, hooking hand, and i think its the most read post on this site. I have a question regarding the first turn in bassai dai, just after the first move of the kata 0. Bunkai bassai dai pdf passai in okinawan styles and bassai in japanese styles. Failure to show bunkai results in them being stripped off the gold medal. This passai has the trademark aggressive shuffle in gambit at the beginning. Order your karate kata bunkai books and dvds here, now with download video capability. Matsumura was head bodyguard to the king of okinawa in the mid to late 1800s. The seminar covered bunkai for the whole of bassai dai and bassai sho.
I have to apologise that the battery run out just before the end, but i hope you enjoy it anyway. The ending of bassai sho is the original ending for our bassai dai kata. One notable point is that bunkai describes it as a defense against a bo. Theres probably loads of great bunkai to the pinanheian, bassai daisho. Scanning down the page you will find books, dvds, and package offers. As discussed in an earlier posting, the okinawan master, sokon bushi matsumura was a central figure in developing the now familiar linear technique, at a time when most martial artists on okinawa were still using the circular techniques of chinese origin. This traditional taekwondo form is also used in shotokan karate. Bassai dai, bassai sho, matsumura bassai, tomari bassai etc. There may be differences between the taekwondo version and the karate version of this form.
This is evidenced by the shitoryu version of bassai dai that still ends with the motions from the concluding techniques of bassai sho. It was filmed during a two day seminar in dresden, germany in april 2015. Vitamin injections can be added at any moment during the bunkai blueprint process. Bassai dai is usually the first sentei kata to be learned and is the most popular choice as tokui kata by 1st kyu examinees for black belt. Double bunkai in many cases they give more than one application for a given combination of movements. Recently we have been looking at bassai sho in our dojo. Buy fortress storming the minor version bassai sho kata bunkai by john burke ebook online at lulu. Naslagwerken, katas en overige informatie over karate vereniging.
It was created by miyagi chojun sensei to help popularize karate among young. Bunkai, literally meaning analysis or disassembly, is a term used in japanese martial arts referring to process of analysing kata and extracting fighting techniques from the movements of a form kata. The word dai means big, describing the katas larger movements, contrary to its counterpart bassai sho. Bassai daipassai bunkai drill a really nice demonstration of close fighting techniques from passai bassai dai, presented by sensei iain abernethy. There are at least 11 versions of passai that approach defense and counter attack in various ways. The kata focus on the idea of changing dsi into advantage by strong and courageous response, switching blocks and differing degrees of power. If it is below the waist, parry with your legs, if it is above waist line, catch a leg and sweep your opponent down. As discussed in that posting, matsumura was also the head bodyguard to the king of. The kata focus on the idea of changing disadvantage into advantage by strong and courageous response, switching blocks and differing degrees of power. John burke bassai dai triple block bunkai strategies week 33 koryu ksta oyo jutsu. It will challenge you in balance, core stability and with its bunkai against. This video shows bunkai and a twoperson bunkai drill for the first third of kankusho kosokunsho kata. Shotokan karate kata bassai dai bassai dai, literally translates to storm a castle, major or to penetrate a fortress, major is a kata practiced in shotokan karate and is one of many variations of the passai kata.
Nevertheless, this short bunkai uses the larger movements of the kata, allowing us to practice the outward power of each technique. This video looks at the bunkai for the beginning of bassai sho shotokan version. It also features an opening salutation of the right closed fist resting in the open left hand. John burke bassai bunkai bqssai week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu. Passai in okinawan styles and bassai in japanese styles. A different take on bassai sho karate kata bunkai posted on january 28, 2020 january 28, 2020 by admin the 2 bassai katas patternsforms, bassai dai and bassai sho are thought to have been authored be the martial arts genius, soken matsumura. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.
Okinawan karate is very simple when it comes to kicks. Bassai sho should be practiced after mastering bassai dai. Bassai dai passai the video clips are not only an excellent way to learn the kata but include karate analysis and a street defence application. In this video we look at bunkai for the closing motions of bassai sho shotokan version. This page lists some of the products that we produce or endorse. This pdf on the heian shodan kata and bunkai is an extract from the book. Well theyve had a reorganisation of their youtube channel and the youtube link in that posting is now showing as this video has been removed by user however, theyve put some more up which are well worth watching, so here they are below. Fortress storming the minor version bassai sho kata. Continue reading a different take on bassai sho karate kata bunkai. John burke bassai dai triple block bunkai strategies week 33 koryu karate oyo jutsu.366 316 650 1391 1467 87 104 887 1110 248 503 120 336 1069 935 1237 963 365 1393 110 1408 1089 1459 438 603 104 148 769 827 692 960 399 745