Yoko Geri applied as a throw

After publishing my video about Nassau Dai bunkai, I received few questions about yoko geri as a throw. Please look on the video below to see explanation.


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Kind regards Les

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Seipai Opening Section – Bunkai

This clip shows the opening part of the Seipai kata. On this clip I have unfortunately missed elbow in application. Soon I will post a full bunkai to Seipai.
To learn and practice this application please seek instruction under the supervision of a qualified Sensei.

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Kind regards,

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About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist who specialises in posture, mobility and Karate.  Les works with a wide variety of clients including martial artists and athletes as well as those suffering with postural dysfunction or those who wish to improve their fitness and wellbeing

Three Applications for Jodan Uke and Gedan Barai Sequence

This video demonstrates our way of viewing use of the technique in this case Jodan Uke followed by Gedan Barai.

  1. Off balancing- Kuzushi or Nage
  2. Joint locks- Tuite or Kansetsu waza
  3. Strikes – Atemi

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About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist who specialises in posture, mobility and Karate.  Les works with a wide variety of clients including martial artists and athletes as well as those suffering with postural dysfunction or those who wish to improve their fitness and wellbeing

Seienchin Bunkai

This video illustrates some of the applications that were taught at our Seienchin ( Seiyunchin) seminar. This seminar examined a few of the many possible bunkai for the kata Seienchin.

 

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About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist who specialises in posture, mobility and Karate.  Les works with a wide variety of clients including martial artists and athletes as well as those suffering with postural dysfunction or those who wish to improve their fitness and wellbeing

Uchi uke, Soto Uke Application

​This video demonstrates our way of viewing use of the technique in this case Uchi Uke followed by Soto uke.

  1. Off balancing- Kuzushi or Nage
  2. Joint locks- Tuite or Kansetsu waza
  3. Strikes – Atemi

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      About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist who specialises in posture, mobility and Karate.  Les works with a wide variety of clients including martial artists and athletes as well as those suffering with postural dysfunction or those who wish to improve their fitness and wellbeing

      MAFMH

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      We would like to invite you all to attend a ‘Martial Arts for Mental Health’ event. This seminar dedicated to raising funds to support wellbeing and good mental health. The event is organised by LB Posture Training. The money raised from the event will go to support the work of The Welcome Project in Waverley. The Welcome Project is a part of Catalyst, a non-profit organisation and registered charity which works with people across Surrey struggling with issues around drugs, alcohol and mental health. The Welcome Project works in partnership with other organisations and volunteers to provide a variety of activities, support, guidance and opportunities for people who feel isolated, have lost their focus, suffer from anxiety or need a change of direction.

      Key Event Details:
      • When: Sunday 9th of April, from 10:00 to 15:00.
      More detailed timings are as follows
      o 09:30 doors open
      o 10:00 morning session (prompt start)
      o 12:00 lunch break
      o 12:45 regroup
      o 13:00 afternoon session
      o 15:00 finish

      • Where: Surrey Sports Park (SSP) (for details on how to get there please visit their website here: http://www.surreysportspark.co.uk/guestinformation/howtofindus/)

      • Cost: Entry donation is £10 or more (if you are feeling generous)
      Please note that if you are unable to attend this event but would still like to contribute you can do so via our JustGiving page here:

      http://www.justgiving.com/MAFMH

      • Booking: As space is limited we would really appreciate it if those who are planning to attend either select ‘going’ on the Facebook event or let us know via email at les.bubka@lbposture.com.

      • Important notices:
      o SSP have a policy of not permitting any food or drink to be consumed on site unless purchased at SSP. Please note that there is a Starbucks and Sports Bar onsite for refreshments.
      o Please do not take photographs as we require a SSP permit to do so. If you would like photographs of the event please ask us to take them on your behalf (using our camera).

      Martial Arts Represented:
      There will be a variety of Martial Arts presented at this seminar including Aikido, Karate and Jiu Jitsu. There will also be a demonstration of Taiso. We are extremely grateful to those who have offered their time to support this event. Please find details of the instructors below.
      Confirmed styles and instructors:

      Aikido with Hanshi Roger Payne
      The Way of Spiritual Harmony. The Aikido we practice includes throws, joint locks and immobilisations, all carried out in a ‘Self Defence’ manner.

      Jiu Jitsu with Renshi Jim Rooney
      The Myo Shin Ryu Jiu Jitsu system places emphasis on throwing, pinning, and joint-locking techniques.

      Jardine Karate with Sensei Matt Jardine
      A pressure tested practice covering stand-up, clinch and ground fighting. A synthesis of arts, styles and experiences aimed at helping students define and design their own answers to their unique martial arts needs.

      Shin ai do Karate with Sensei Les Bubka
      Shin ai do Karate is an all-round full-contact style that inherits from Karate schools such as Goju Ryu and Kyokushin.

      Further Information:
      If you would like to learn more about the causes we are supporting please visit the links below:

      http://www.catalystsupport.org.uk/

      http://www.welcomeprojectsurrey.co.uk/

      If you would like to know more about the instructors that have dedicated their time to support this event please visit the links below:

      http://www.msmas.org/

      http://mcsda.co.uk/

      http://www.jardinekarate.com/

      http://www.lbposture.com/

      http://www.shinaidokarate.com/

      If you have any further queries about this event, please contact Les via les.bubka@lbposture.com.

      Link to the event below:

      https://www.facebook.com/events/699556546858450/

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      About the author: Les Bubka is an experienced martial artist, personal trainer and therapist who specialises in posture, mobility and Karate.  Les works with a wide variety of clients including martial artists and athletes as well as those suffering with postural dysfunction or those who wish to improve their fitness and wellbeing.

      Taiso through Pam’s eyes

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       Taiso Group 

      Guest article from one of my friends and “trainee” as she calls herself. I wish I could be as articulate as Pam.

      Watching a Taiso class you could be thinking that it’s just a group of people waving their arms about with the occasional punch and kick thrown in; but it’s much more than that. It is a discipline, based on Karate that combines gentle exercise with  better posture, mobility and balance. The consensus of opinion is that learning something new, especially when we get older, helps to keep the brain active. This can be anything, from learning a language or playing the piano, but with Taiso you get a bit of exercise as well.

      Each set of movements – or a form as it is called – is carried out in order with a little leeway for artistic interpretation. If the person who is learning has limited mobility, they can still take part; perhaps by sitting and just doing the arm movements. You just complete the sections that you are able to.

      Once a form has been learnt, a breathing pattern is introduced to co-inside with the movements. Inhaling (expanding the abdomen instead of the chest) and then exhaling for longer than the inhale, helps to clear the stale air at the bottom of the lungs. This will increase the oxygen in your brain and other organs.

      Once this has been mastered, another facet is added. Upon inhaling, introduce a slight stretch upwards and outwards and on exhaling, a gentle relax and slight bending of the knees. This may seem like trying to pat your head and rub your stomach at the same time but with practice it should come. After that, you can add tensing the muscles when you stretch. An arm movement, for example, that seems as if you are pushing out against something solid is enhanced and the muscles tightened. As the arm is withdrawn, the muscles are relaxed. A form can be executed slowly for relaxation or speeded up for a bit of a work out.

      You will not get bored either as there are a total of eighteen forms to perfect.

      If you like Pam’s writing, please click like and I will ask her to write more…

      Kind regards,

      Les.