The shorinryu version of passai bears a close resemblance to oyadomari no passai, and is a much softer kata than shotokans bassai dai. The most popular image associated with kata is that of a karate practitioner performing a series of punches and kicks in the air. Shotokan karate kata bassai dai bassai dai, literally translates to storm a castle, major or to penetrate a fortress, major is a kata practiced in shotokan karate and is one of many variations of the passai kata. So when i decided to make the download inside bassai dai, i wanted to make sure that the bunkai applications were as realistic and pragmatic as possible. Over 50 versions of bassai exist in various styles. Bassai dai videos international hayashiha shitoryu karate. Tekki shodan bassai dai kanku dai jion enpi hein shodan. Passai in okinawan styles and bassai in japanese styles. Bassaidai is typically practice by the brown belt and lower levels of black belt in the shotokan style of karate.
Okinawan martial artists call it passai while japanese karateka refer to it as bassai. These kata video clips are for educational purposes only and are provided courtesy of the jka. This volume 9, covers the proper sequence of shotokan karate kata bassai sho, kanku sho, and chinte. There are several variations of these kata, including passai sho. Dai nihon karatedo shotokai is the official representative of shotokan karate. Its dominant theme is hip rotation and this is seen dramatically throughout the kata with many dynamic blocks and strikes. Our main goal is for teaching, developing and promoting the real traditional jka shotokan karate in the kingdom of saudi arabia. Another version probably authored by matsumuras friend kokan matsumora is tomari bassai. Order your karate kata bunkai books and dvds here, now with download video capability. Tomari bassai videos international hayashiha shitoryu.
It is likely that the oldest version of bassai is the one we call matsumura bassai. Bassai dai is typically practice by the brown belt and lower levels of black belt in the shotokan style of karate. A very unique look at bassai dai from both karate and kung fu perspectives. So much bunkai analysisapplication that has been taught to us in the west only works when choreographed with a semicompliant training partner. Bassaidai is also common in other japanese and okinawan called patsai karate systems. Jka mission is to promote karate throughout the world, ensuring that it remains true to the philosophical precepts upon. Sentei kata selection are 4 required kata compulsory. Gankaku the videos are part of the series all kata of karate, japan karate association, produced by the bureau of technique, jka. I wanted to teach bunkai that people could actually use to defend themselves against uncooperative real world assailants. Bunkai from patsaibassaidai presented by one minute bunkai from. In this video sensei louis estes will show you several different versions of bassai dai as well as many classical bunkai out of the forma and several new and creative self defence applications that after many years of training he has been able to extract from the kata. Nov 06, 2006 the most popular image associated with kata is that of a karate practitioner performing a series of punches and kicks in the air. Bassai dai is believed to have been created by the legendary martial arts genius, sokon bushi matsumura.
Sequential pictures taken from four different angles around the kata performer. Thats it, i sincerely hope you enjoyed this course in video from bassai dai and that you will learn through this kata to surpass you in karate as in your life every day in the meantime, leave me a comment below and share this article with your friends. Hello, we provide concise yet detailed articles on karate choices. Passai but changed it hold more japanese connotation later. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian yondan, heian godan, tekki shodan, bassaidai, kankudai, empi, jion, hangetsu, bassaisho. Dai and sho the light and shade of kata cambridge karate club. I also know of nobody who cites it as their least favourite kata.
Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian yondan, heian godan, tekki shodan, bassai dai, kanku dai, empi, jion, hangetsu, bassai sho. Mar 02, 2014 bassai is not like sanchin it is not an exercise in isometric tension. Japan shotokais kata syllabus is the same as established in karatedo kyohan added gigo funakoshis staff kata matsukaze no kon. This is the right way to do it since, as we all know, one cannot practice enough if one wishes to master a technique completely.
Bunkai heian shodan this demonstration of bunkai by alexandr matiushevskij, show the deepnes of this fundamental heianshodan kata. When you find the article helpful, feel free to share it with your friends or colleagues. Bassai dai history, kata and bunkai downloadkarate the. Bow to the front then announce the name of the kata. Bassai dai passai to penetrate a fortress majorbig japanese meaning of. Master funakoshi originally spelled the name of this form. Download our shotokan katas in order ebooks for free and learn more about shotokan katas in order. The videos are part of the series all kata of karate, japan karate association, produced by the bureau of technique, jka. Bunkai from patsai bassai dai presented by one minute bunkai from. Practicing the two shows us two ways to storm a fortress bassai dais battering ram, and bassai shos lockpick. Tomari bassai videos international hayashiha shito.
Bassai sho feels light and sharp, evading and dodging where bassai dai simply blasts through. Bassaidai shotokan passai in okinawan styles and bassai in japanese styles. Enpi and kankudai by mahiro 6yearold girl 6 duration. Similar books to bunkai of the shotokan kata up to black belt due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download. You can see the detail of each movement of the kata. Karate shotokan kata heian tekki bassai dai kumite. Begin the kata in kiyotsuke stance facing north arbitrary north for reference only. This book is a complete reference on nearly every style of okinawan and japanese karate, with information on all kata, lineage charts of all styles, and is a wellorganized text. I can still remember learning bassai dai for the first time. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone. Bassai dai is considered one of the most important kata for shodan black belt level, along with jion.
This book illustrates a kata named bassai dai by three methods. Sequential pictures demonstrate the views in front of the kata performer. Bassai dai com comentarios dublado pela fkscgo youtube. Shotokan karate, kata bassai dai kanazawa hirokazu. Kata guides for you to view and download shotokan karate. It is almost twice the length of the preceding kata. The movements are said to be likened to that of a battering ram being used against solid walls, hence the name. The kata focus on the idea of changing disadvantage into advantage by strong and courageous response, switching blocks and differing degrees of power. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Free download shotokan karate kata videos karate choices. In the shotokan kata, the styletypical techniques are. Bassai dai shotokan kata ranjan kr mondal ray shotokan karate do association ranjan kr mondal. Made this on an iphone app pixel animator on my way home. The katas taught in this great book are middle black belt level kata and should not be practiced until one has learned hein 1,2,3,4,5, tekki shodan, nidan, sandan, bassai dai, kanku dai and jion.
Bassai dai kata breaking the giant enemies circle or breaking through the fortress form the bassai basai or patsai katas were believed to have originated and been composed strictly for king oyado mari of the ryu kyu islands okinawa, for his personal body guards use in saving his life against enemy encounters. We have begun the migration to our updated website with improved features. Dec 16, 2006 bassai dai demonstrated by jka instructor osaka. Fully described and illustrated in this volume are the widely practiced bassal and kanku kata from the jfa recommended group. Bassai is one of the most important kata in the shoto ryu family. Download katas illustrierte ablaufe karatedohausheim. Bassai dai videos international hayashiha shitoryu. There are several variations of these kata, including passai sho or minor passai and passai dai or major passai. There are many different versions of bassai dai and its origins are believed to be the village of tomari in hokkaido, japan. There are two forms of bassai taught in the shotokan syllabus. You can see stance, the name of stance, and the direction of movement. Bassai dai is older and we do not know the origins well.
Bassai dai the intent of this description is as a reference for someone who has been taught this kata. You can look forward to kata bassai dai of master anko itosu. Jun 01, 2010 there are two forms of bassai taught in the shotokan syllabus. Much of it if were really honest simply wont work under pressure. The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of technique and attention given to appropriate balance between speed and power. The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of technique and attention given to appropriate. Bassai, to mean, breaking through an enemys fortress and dai, literally meaning big or major. Bassai dai, kanku dai, jion, empi and hangetsu vid. In okinawa, he was taught in tomari and shuri but apparently was not part of the nahate teaching. All kata of karate produced by the technical office of japan karate association after the death of nakayama in 1987,we can see tetsuhiko asai, the technical director of the jka there at that time,keigo abe,takeshi oishi,mikio yahara,masaaki ueki,and others also appear.
Kata guides for you to view and download shotokan karate kent. Bassai, kanku best karate series masatoshi nakayama on. Bunkai kanku dai this is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata kanku dai kushanku. The kata emphasizes strong hip rotation, u punches, lifting actions. In the shotokan kata, the styletypical techniques are repeated from the first to the last kata, again and again. Bassai dai is often translated as cross the fortress there are two bassai, the big, bassai dai and the little one, bassai sho created more recently by master itosu. Further evidence that passai has roots in tomari city is that passai dai starts with the right fist covered by the left hand, like other kata thought to have originated there, such as jitte, jion, jiin and empi. The kata are executed as a specified series of approximately 20 to. To the best of my knowledge, this is the first book to focus only on karate kata illustrated. Online resources for the traditional japanese karate network covering shitoryu, goju, shotokan and okinawan martial arts includng kumite, kata and bunkai video, articles, books and downloads, karate bassai dai history, kata and bunkai downloadkarate the traditional japanese karate network. Empi means flying swallow, this kata is said to resemble a swallow in flight.
Bassai dai is also common in other japanese and okinawan called patsai karate systems. The shotokan variant compared with its bassaidai counterpart with many detailed applications from the takeshin training method for this kata. The katas taught in this great book are middle black belt level kata and should not be practiced until one has learned hein 1,2,3,4,5, tekki shodan, nidan, sandan, bassai dai. It was 20 years ago and my sensei was sitting on his garden chair while i performed the kata on the patio. Etymology when looking at bassai, we will begin with the name. While the history of bassais development in okinawa remain elusive, the shotokan version has clearly been styled as a showcase of power and strength. Browse bestsellers, new releases, editor picks and the best deals in books. Bassai dai shuhari institute advancing traditional. Kata bunkai for bassai dai seminar british combat karate. The information here is sourced well and enriched with great visual photo and video illustrations.
When the jka was formed, nakayama laid down 27 kata as the kata syllabus for this organisation. It is not intended to be used for someone to learn the kata from the beginning. Bassaidai is considered one of the most important kata for shodan black belt level, along with jion. Website spirit of the kata will be presenting karate kata as rare teaching manuals of old karate masters.80 1188 1052 167 160 1337 405 685 1270 1297 1281 1125 947 1104 141 487 839 761 719 104 344 87 1537 1595 1254 911 1460 724 777 1313 246 467 40 947 351 343 564 774 1463