Adult Black Belt Program
FOR WHITE BELTS - 2 Stripes
(3nd rank is called HachiKyu)
Now that you've got a basic understanding of Kanshiwa Kata, it's time for some analysis and application of it's movements.
is the analysis and application
of Kanshiwa Kata
In our dojo, we practice several different versions of Kanshiwa Bunkai to explore and understand the mechanics and context of self-defense.
In the video to the right you'll see a dramatized performance of Kanshiwa Bunkai as a Karate Demonstration.
The next traditional exercise that you will be learning is called
In our dojo, Kanshu Kata is nicknamed
"The Crane Kata"
In this "toolbox" you'll quickly discover fast and precise hand and leg techniques geared towards defending yourself against a stronger opponent.
comes from combining the names of the first two Grandmasters of
SHUshiwa and KANbun Uechi
The video and directions should help aid you in your learning process
Kanshiwa Kata and Kanshiwa Bunkai
This particular version of Kanshiwa Bunkai was created for this specific demonstration at a Karate Tournament.
As we hope the demonstration shows, the applications of the techniques in Kanshiwa Kata are as vast as the contexts in which you might need to use them.
The video shows a slow paced demonstration of the kata to aid in the learning of the sequence.