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.
This bunkai is another variation of the kata heian yondan (also called pinan yondan). The interpretation is typical for Shotokan with hard and straight techniques. Here we see most applications in go-no-sen way, as it is taught today.
One Minute Bunkai: Juji uke (X block) has many bunkai (applications), this example shows a defense against a straight punch to the face. The evasion is a simple body shifting to the side (Tai Sabaki) and the actions of the hands are going directly into the trapping motion. There really is no blocking in this technique. The overhand strike into the arm must be done in perfect timing with the catching-trapping hand from below.Continue reading Juji Uke