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Low Block Kihon Combination Pad Drill

This video demonstrates a pad drill for practicing practical applications for punching and low block kihon combinations. Our kihon combinations should make practical sense, and we should practice them in pad drills to develop speed, power, and accuracy.

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Fukyugata Ich Pad Drill 2 Hammer Fist

Using impact equipment allows us to practice our bunkai drills with speed and power without injuring our partner. This video demonstrates a pad drill for the second bunkai drill for Fukyugata Ich, ending with a downward hammer fist.

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Pinan Shodan Chest Block Front Kick Bunkai

The Pinan Katas provide many excellent self-defense techniques and fighting principles. The name┬áPinan, when considered from its Chinese language roots, means “to be safe,” or “to stay safe” or “to have peace and security.” Thus, we can see that Anko Itosu, who created and named these kata, intended them to teach practitioners how to keep

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Pinan Shodan Opening Moves Bunkai

The Pinan katas are fun and dynamic, and they offer a wealth of practical self-defense techniques. This video explores three possible applications for the opening movements of Pinan Shodan.

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Kihon Pad Drill: Head Butt, Knees, Elbows, Front Kick

Practicing kihon techniques in combination is vitally important to learn how to string practical techniques together in combative ways. It’s also important to practice the combinations in pad drills to work on power and focus. This video demonstrates a simple pad drill practicing head butt, knee strikes, elbow strikes, and front kick.

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Choke Defense on Ground Attacker on Top

Ground choke scenarios are horrific and deadly, and we should develop some basic ground fighting techniques to deal with such attacks effectively. This video demonstrates a strategy for dealing with a situation in which the attacker is choking you from on top.

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Choke Defense on Ground Attacker on Side

Chokes are extremely dangerous, and you need to act quickly and decisively. There is no time to be fancy. This video explains an effective and basic escape from a choke attack if you are on the ground and the attacker is on the side of your body.

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Basic Choke Defense

Choking scenarios are terrifying and extremely dangerous, as choking is a particularly violent and deadly act of aggression. You should maintain awareness and avoid being choked as best you can, but if you are eventually choked, you should act quickly and decisively. Nothing fancy. This video demonstrates some key principles for basic, simply, and effective

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Wankan Bunkai Impact Training

Practicing bunkai applications on a heavy bag is an excellent way to solo train bunkai applications and to develop speed and power without harming a training partner. Of course, impact training is just one element in an array of bunkai training practices, and it should never replace training bunkai with partners (partner drills and kata

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Shuto Uke Application Pad Drills

Working bunkai applications of techniques through pad drills allows you to develop speed, power, and timing without hurting your partner. Sensei Hogsette demonstrates two pad drills we use to practice and train our shuto uke techniques.

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