Learn the tiny secrets behind the obvious visuals body signs. All movements are starting in the center of the body. With the right feeling you will need much less body power and work more naturally with your own body mechanics together, finally.
In this scene we see Tomio Imamura vs. Masao Kagawa. As we can see they are wearing no hand- , mouth- or shin-protection in their kumite. Because it is a non contact kumite.
This circumstance demands absolute body control from both competitors. If only one blow would hit and blood would flow, the attacker would be immediately disqualified. This fight is completely different as we see it today in modern karate with all the different body protectors. Conclusion – the rules determine the fighting style. Think about and remember in self-defense there are no rules, only the moment of truth.
From video serie of Kuro-obi world by sensei Naka. He shows four sequences of bunkai out of the heian yonand (pinan yondan) kata with the actor Joey Tee. Very simple an direct application for real self defense use.