Originally Posted By: hedkikr


If you look closely, you'll see how kata can teach reality responses - I like to use the Pinan kata & Annanko to demonstrate my point.

Owari


And that's the great problem - I don't see any of that in any of the major Karate schools that greatly integrate Bunkai into their practice and grading requirements.

As for my previous comment about most Katas that we use today being originated from weapon Katas for just one example look at some of the movements in Ananku