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Bunkai Pinan Shodan Opening

Soke Yoshimi Inoue explains bunkai and oyo bunkai of the opening sequence  of the kata pinan shodan/heian nidan.  In the manner of “sen no sen” the sequence appears in new light.


  • he first version as taught in most schools.
  • The second version is the better bunkai, attack and defense in one movement.