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The Bunkai Blueprint: A Simple Framework for Applying the Kata of ...

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But I can't sit on the sideline of this trend no more – watching as our ancient kata get reduced to mere physical performances, or a bunch of awkward movements to be memorized for gradings and tournaments, without any real ...
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Martial Views: Creative Ways To Train Kata

I came across an interesting article on different ways to approach kata training at Jesse's karate blog. Here are several that caught my eye; I'll follow the bold text with my somewhat related thoughts: Do the kata mirrored.
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Hirokazu Kanazawa Sensei - Karate master - Blitz Martial Arts Magazine

Hirokazu Kanazawa Sensei - Karate master - Blitz Martial Arts Magazine | Kata | Scoop.it
Karate master Hirokazu Kanazawa Sensei talks to Blitz magazine about his life in the spotlight.
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Practical Kata Bunkai: Passai / Bassai-Dai: U-Punch / Yama-Zuki

http://www.iainabernethy.co.uk/ This video was filmed at a seminar in Norway at which we were analysing the applications of Passai / Bassai-Dai. This short c...
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Kata SEIENCHIN by Antonio Diaz - 21st WKF World Karate Championships

The kata SEIENCHIN performed by Antonio Diaz (VEN) at the 21st World Karate Championships in Paris, France. He placed first. Visit http://www.karatebyjesse.c...
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Final Female Kata. Rika Usami of Japan. 21st WKF World Karate Championships Paris 2012

Subscribe to WKFKarateWorldChamps! http://bit.ly/N7c4H0 WKF Blog! http://goo.gl/k23cg Tweet! http://goo.gl/0gb0c Final Female Kata. Rika Usami of Japan vs Sa...
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FightingArts.com - Roots Of Shotokan: Funakoshi's Original 15 Kata - Part 1: Classification & Knowledge Of Kata

FightingArts.com - Roots Of Shotokan: Funakoshi's Original 15 Kata - Part 1: Classification & Knowledge Of Kata | Kata | Scoop.it
Funakoshi's classification and selection of kata determined that his karate represented both sides of the Okinawan karate tradition.
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Exclusive Interview: Rika Usami – The Undisputed Queen of Karate ...

Imagine the sound of 12'000 people giving somebody a standing ovation. Then imagine that this “somebody” is a tiny Japanese girl, performing kata in the middle of a huge arena. That girl is Rika Usami.
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51 Awesome Ways to Practice Kata | KARATEbyJesse

51 Awesome Ways to Practice Kata | KARATEbyJesse | Kata | Scoop.it
But please remember: The most important thing when trying any of these 51 methods is to evaluate exactly what the exercise is teaching you, and then how you can incorporate that lesson into your own understanding of kata.
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How a World Champion Survived a Small Mistake (That Nearly Cost ...

How a World Champion Survived a Small Mistake (That Nearly Cost ... | Kata | Scoop.it
Imagine the fear: You are standing on the mat in the kata finals of the World Games. You have been competing all morning against top Karate athletes from around the planet, and you defeated many of them to stand here.
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MSISSHINRYU.COM | Masters: Sokon 'Bushi' Matsumura

Directory of Mississippi Isshin-ryu dojos with brief histories and facts regarding Isshin-Ryu Karate
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Kata SEIENCHIN by Rika Usami - 21st WKF World Karate Championships

The kata SEIENCHIN performed by Rika Usami (JAP) at the 21st World Karate Championships in Paris, France. She placed first. Visit http://www.karatebyjesse.co...
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Karate Male Team Kata Final - Japan vs. Italy - WKF World Championships Belgrade 2010 (1/2)

Tweet it! http://bit.ly/NnsE4w Subscribe to WKFKarateWorldChamps, Official WKF Channel http://bit.ly/N7c4H0 Blog: http://wkfkarateworldchamps.com/ History of...
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