In Gichin Funakoshi’s book “Karate-do Kyohan”, as translated and edited by Tsutomo Ohshima, there are nine throws drawn from Shotokan kata. In this program, Tony Annesi illustrates them and shows aiki cognates, as well. Continue reading Funakoshi’s Nine Throws
Michael Calandra demonstrates the Naihanchi Kata and Bunkai of Isshin-Ryu Karate. This video is endorsed by Master Kichiro Shimabuku Headmaster of Isshin-Ryu.
This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata Kanku Dai (Kushanku). Kata is alway more interesting to practice when you actually know some realistic applications behind the techniques. We hope you can use these ideas in your own training and teaching and please subscribe to this channel for more exciting karate educational videos in the future.Continue reading Kanku Dai Bunkai