Tag: Shotokan

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

February 8, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Learn Seisan/Hangetsu’s Kyusho Suffocation Method

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Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

September 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Kumite & Kyusho Submited by Hermann Woodtli, Switzerland   Kumite is one of the three pillars of the Shotokan Karate curriculum, with Karateka slowly and systematically prepared for the competition. Different forms are practiced, depending on the degree and ability of the exerciser. The curriculum or the method of teaching is the actual framework of […]

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Anthony Rotella – Heian Sandan

Anthony Rotella – Heian Sandan

August 25, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Kyusho is a foundational pillar of all Kata It has long been written by many masters of old, that anatomical Kyusho was a basis of their particular styles. Anthony Rotella takes us through basic stages of Kyusho integration in Heian Sandan… including 4 Kyusho Knockouts. Kata Arms Attacks Head Attacks Body Attacks Leg Attacks Takedowns […]

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Kyusho in Shotokan 1

Kyusho in Shotokan 1

July 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Kyusho in Shotokan An antagonism, because Shotokan karate has adapted completely to sport. Thus one excludes the other. In karate where fights follow certain rules, without any physical contact, it is not necessary to acquire the knowledge about vital points. Furthermore, it makes no sense to adopt this know-how into sport, because for Kyusho special […]

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Unsu

Unsu

February 20, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

  Unsu – “Cloud Hands” First the Kata: Kata Documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDngPNUNm0c Masatoshi Nakayama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwsJSGuVc3Y Luca Valdesi (thanks to KaratebyJesse.com) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb5MIpI55zU Serbian Team Kata and Interpretations  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPRlpGLcDOs Special Thanks to Jesse Enkamp of KaratebyJesse.com for supplying the Photo Background: Unsu (雲手), translated is said to mean “cloud hands”, and is an advanced Kata found in Shotokan and Shito-Ryu.  […]

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