Bunkai Videos

  • Assorted Shorin-Ryu Bunkai
    Assorted kata bunkai (interpretation) demonstrated by David Walker Sensei, 6th Dan, Shintokukai out of the Pinan (Heian).
  • Bassai-Dai/Passai Bunkai Drill
    A really nice demonstration of close fighting techniques from Passai/Bassai-Dai, presented by sensei Iain Abernethy.
  • Bubishi 36 sensitive vital Points
    36 effective sensitive points are described in Bubishi, the “Bible of Karate”.
  • Bunkai Bassai-Dai
    The renowned Sensei Gimberline demonstrates his bunkai interpretation of the kata Bassai-Dai with practical exercises.
  • Bunkai from Patsai/Bassai-Dai
    Presented by One Minute Bunkai from zentokukai.com
  • Bunkai Heian Shodan
    This demonstration of bunkai by Alexandr Matiushevskij, show the deepnes of this fundamental heian-shodan kata.
  • Bunkai Kata Gojushiho
    Demonstration, Shorin Ryu Karate School of Oshukai Kenyu Chinen, Okinawa in August 2013.
  • Bunkai Kusanku
    One Minute Bunkai presents 4 examples of bunkai out of the kata Kusanku (Kanku Dai).
  • Bunkai of Gankaku
    A bunkai demostration step by step of Gankaku ガンカク (Shotokan) presented by Didier Lupo, 7th Dan et Nazih Asloun 5th dan from France.
  • Bunkai of Goju Ryu
    Sensei Morio Higaonna is showing bunkai of the katas: Gekisai dai ichi, Gekisai dai ni and Shisochin.
  • Bunkai Part of Heian Nidan
    Sensei Naka from the  Shotokan Ryu shows his bunkai of the opening sequence in Heian Nidan.
  • Bunkai Pinan Shodan Opening
    Soke Yoshimi Inoue explains bunkai opening sequence  of pinan shodan/heian nidan. 
  • Bunkai Play
    Sensei Angel Lemus works with Sensei Jorge DeLa Parra on a variety of common applications found in Kata.
  • Bunkai Seibukan
    Bunkai of Shorin-ryu Seibukan from Okinawa.
  • Chinto Bunkai Opening
    This is the opening sequence for the Tomari Chinto Kata of Kosaku Matsumura.
  • Close Range Bunkai Demo
    Euro-Asian Gashuku-2012. Morio Higaonna Sensei (10 dan) demonstration.
  • Demonstration Unsu
    A powerful kata demonstration of Unsu.
  • Escaping Techniques
    Sensei Ohshima demonstrate simple "Escaping Techniques" based on bunkai application out of the kata.
  • Funakoshi’s Nine Throws
    There are nine throws in the Shotokan katas by Giching Funakoshi.
  • Gedan Barai
    Gedan Barai one of the basic uke techniques in karate.
  • Gedan Barai with Bunkai
    Gedan Barai is one of the most misused techniques in Karate.
  • Heian Bunkai with Naka Sensei
    Tatsuya Naka demonstrates the shotokan heiankatas with his bunkai explanations.
  • Heian Nidan Bunkai
    A interesting bunkai intepration of group of young senseis.
  • Heian Sandan Bunkai
    This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata Heian Sandan.
  • Heian Yondan Bunkai
    This bunkai is another variaton of the kata heian yondan (also called pinan yondan)
  • Heian Yondan Bunkai 2
    From video serie of Kuro-obi world by sensei Naka. He shows four sequences of bunkai out of the heian yondan (or also pinan yondan) kata.
  • Heinan Yondan Bunkai
    Sensei Gimberline is a presenting the bunkai of Heian (Pinan) Yondan.
  • Hidden Techniques in Katas
    Selected examples are found in different Shotokan Katas as presented.
  • Jion Kata Bunkai
    This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata Jion by sensei Gimberline.
  • Jodan Uke Bunkai
    Jodan Uke is used against a straight punch to the face, but there are other uses for this powerful lifting motion.
  • Juji Uke
    Juji uke has many bunkai, this example shows a defense against a straight punch to the face.
  • Kanku Dai Bunkai
    This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata Kanku Dai (Kushanku).
  • Karate Concepts by Sensei Guy Brodeur 7th Dan
    Basic concepts found in Karate, demonstarted by Guy Bordeur.
  • Kase Ha Shotokan Ryu
    Sensei Jean Marc Lopez is demonstrates the typical moves of the Kase Ha Shotokan Ryu.
  • Kata Team Kururunfa
    Kata Team Japan - WKF World Karate Championships 2012 with Kururunfa.
  • Kyokushin Kata Bunkai
    Shihan Okazaki, from the Kyokushin-Ryu, is explaining some special techniques used in kata.
  • Naihanchi Bunkai
    Naihanchi (Tekki) Kata and Bunkai of Isshin-Ryu Karate.
  • Naihanchi Shodan Bunkai
    One Minute Bunkai presents 6 videos about Naihanchi Shodan or also called Tekki Shodan as a bunkai serie.
  • Omote, Ura, Honto
    Karate Bunkai: 3 Levels of Kata Application called Omote, Ura and Honto.
  • One Minute Bunkai
    Bunkai from Patsai from the style Sukunaihayashi Shorinryu also known as Shorinji ryu.
  • Ōyō Bunkai
    Ōyō Bunkai is the synthesis of the application of concrete techniques and strategies embedded in the kata.
  • Sensei Goshi Yamaguchi
    Bunkai demonstration by sensei Goshi Yamaguchi.
  • Sensei Taiji Kase
    Sensei Taiji Kase shows simple movements with great impact.
  • Shorin-Ryu Karate
    The Shorin Karate parent style of Shotokan, Shito-ryu, Wado-ryu. Assorted techniques performed by David Walker Sensei, 6th Dan, Shintokukai Karate.
  • Shuto Uke Hold
    Shihan Masaru Miura demonstrates a two step technique with a simple shuto uke in the manner of a sen no sen strategy.
  • Sochin Bunkai
    This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata Sochin.
  • Street Fight vs. Bunkai Meaning
    Inoue Yoshimi sensei is explaining the correct meaning of bunkai in a real street fight situation.
  • Tekki Shodan Bunkai
    Dr. Ilija Jorga explains the bunkai of tekki shodan.
  • Tekki Shodan Bunkai
    Tekki Shodan Bunkai by Sensei David Gimberline.
  • Tekki Shodan Demo
    https://youtu.be/J0ojIV0q4X4 Sensei Emanuele Marcon with Sensei Enrico Pavan showing their interpretation of the kata Tekki Shodan. It shows clearly how different and flexible the possibilities can be of this kata, depending on the experiences of the participants. Deep Dive into Naihanchi/Tekki fo Shorin Ryu Karate https://youtu.be/wAcnIX8RE84?t=19
  • Tekki/Naihanchi Bunkai
    Naihanchi or Tekki is a karate Kata, performed in straddle stance. The form makes use of in-fighting techniques (i.e. tai sabaki (whole body movement)) and grappling.
  • Traditional Defense in Sparring
    Traditional blocking simple and unconventional explained for kata bunkai applications movements.
  • Tuite Kata Guide
    This 13 step form develops joint/limb manipulation through leverage and balance control.