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#434581 - 02/01/12 02:40 PM Re: Self Defence techniques, Why? [Re: Matakiant]
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Personally I think it henders the teaching of self defense techniques if taught in kata. Rather then teach self defense for a two hand frontal choke which we start to cover at 9th kyu throughout their training but not covered in kata until 3rd or 2nd Kyu and again at Nidan. Training against this tactic at 9th kyu by 4th kyu or at least 2nd kyu they have trained many effecttive counterattacks for this attack.

I think Kata are designed to store fighting principles and techniques not really apply them. Kata stores the techniques in its near perfect state. Application prepares the student for changes in the non perfect world of what ifs. By the time these techniques show up in our forms the student knows numerous ways to counter 100s of self defense scenarios. There priciples are strengthen by his/her understanding of Kata and how it applies to these situations.


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#435918 - 07/09/13 06:34 AM Re: Self Defence techniques, Why? [Re: Dobbersky]
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As we all know that Self Defense is very important technique in Martial Arts / Karate. It is very useful to protect you and your family. That is why every good institute / school are giving training of this technique very much. As, I am associated with 'California Karate Academy' who has been offering effective self-defense programs courses to men, women, teenagers, and children for over 50 years.

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#435921 - 07/10/13 09:50 AM Re: Self Defence techniques, Why? [Re: Dobbersky]
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I saw on YouTube an attempt of a series of Self Defence Techniques as part of a "training programme" as detailed above but thought to myself I'd have a better chance fighting out of a paper bag.

They tend to have unrealistic hand/wrist grips or and defences where they are so "Dojoesque" you know they wouldn't work if the "attacker" put the smallest amount of resistance into the defence.

I won't add it here as we've all seen them and could probably relate to similar "videos"

One thing I can say is that Bruce Tegner, although a little outdated does have some seriously good defences describes in his books.
Also I've got a few books on Self Defence that I would rate awesome, as well as other books that I consider it as Karate/Jujitsu/Judo in jeans.

What we need to realise is Dojo stuff only works 1-5% of the time the rest doesn't.

Good topic and some excellent responses so far
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