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#433758 - 09/05/11 04:07 PM Bunkai I - a look at the original explaination
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I'm beginning a new series on my blog about 'bunkai', using Mabuni Kenwa's original examples from his 1934 ‘Goshin Karate Kempo’ using Seienchin Kata.

http://isshin-concentration.blogspot.com/2011/09/bunkai-i-look-at-original-explanation.html
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#435700 - 03/08/13 06:38 AM Re: Bunkai I - a look at the original explaination [Re: Victor Smith]
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Excellent Article, However, I'm not too keen on the Karate Attacks that are used by ShitoRyu/Shukokai are not for me.

I tend to look at Bunkai/Oyo as defences against Real attacks in real situations.

i see the kata as stand-up grappling not basic block and strike that tends to be seen there

Bassai for one has 14 neck wrenches and other kata are just as lethal.
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