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 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).
  • 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 explained
    One explanation for the use of the front (deflecting) hand in Shuto-uke and Shuto-uchi.
  • 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.
  • 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/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.