Kata Application

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Naihanchi seminar applications 9 - 12

At this point in the seminar we're considering different types of grabs to clothing https://youtu.be/RK4-wD3HNQA https://youtu.be/q9L5BEU9Ah0 https://youtu.be/lBD3twA_x6Q https://youtu.be/apYNhOolwLU All the best Mark
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Naihanchi seminar applications 5 - 8

Here are the next four templates from my recent seminar on Naihanchi kata

 

 

 

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Naihanchi seminar applications

Here are the first four templates from my recent seminar. As Iain has commented previously about seminar footage whilst the clips are solid in themselves they don't illustrate the underlying approach I take which brings the whole form together to create a formless system based on Naihanchi.

 

 

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Passai/Kusanku Chudan-Uke/Seiken-Tsuki Dual Perspectives

Hello, everyone!

This week on Waza Wednesday, we are looking at the chudan-uke/seiken-tsuki/chudan-uke sequence found in the beginning of Passai (as well as some versions of Kusanku) from two different perspectives. One application uses these movements to wrench the opponent's elbow joint, while the other uses them to throw the opponent to the ground.

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Takedown in Fukyugata Ich--5

In this last video in a series on takedowns and throws in the first basic kata in Matsubayashi (Fukyugata Ich), I discuss the head punch and low block sequence as a head crank and takedown followup. I hope you find this of interest. 

Best,

David 

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Don Came - Naihanchi/Tekki-Shodan (video)

I thought you’d all enjoy this. I’ve done a few joint seminars with Don and they are have been great fun. His material is always simple and direct. The instruction starts at 1:23 for those wanting to skip past the titles. Enjoy!

All the best,

Iain

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Takedown in Fukyugata Ich--4

Hello,

Here is another quick video demonstrating throws in Fukyugata Ich, the first basic kata in Matsubayashi Ryu. Here, I'm looking at the possibility of an around the neck winding throw application. 

Best,

David 

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Pinan Godan Shoulder Lock Takedown

Hello everyone,

This week on Waza Wednesday, we take a look at the opening sequence of Pinan (Heian) Godan, and how to apply it as a limb control technique and a shoulder lock takedown. As always, the exact attack being dealt with isn't as important as positioning, points of contact, and direction of movement.

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Takedown in Fukyugata Ich--3

In this video, I'm teaching beginners the winding throw as a possible application for a lunge punch, pivot into low block sequence from the Matsubayashi-ryu first basic kata, Fukyugata Ich. I've decided to get beginners into takedowns and throws as early as possible, and this seemed like a great way to start. Of course, I've spent a month or so teaching them basic breakfalls first, so that they get used to falling properly. 

Best,

David 

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Pinan Shodan armbar/kick/punch

Hello everyone,

This week's Waza Wednesday takes a look at a sequence from the end of Pinan Shodan, and uses it to apply an armbar, and follow it up with a kick and a punch.

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