Te Osae Uke, Nukite – Bunkai

Last night we have been working on Te osae uke followed by nukite, as in our club we try to apply most of the techniques in three ways, as a strikes, throws and joint locks. Main focus was on te osae as trapping arm and nukite as an execution move.


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From Kata to Fighting – Technique Development

 In this clip we focus on developing the throw Uki Goshi.  We start by working on the technique in an allowing environment (i.e. our partner lets us throw him) and work up to including the technique in general sparring.  This throw is extracted as a bunkai from the kata Sanchin