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Forum: Bunkai 10-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 148
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Posted By shidokanatlanta
Here is the problem I have with a lot of the...

Here is the problem I have with a lot of the bunkai analysis being practical. It gets too complicated. It would have to be trained with full resistance and with the participants not knowing what the...
Forum: Bunkai 10-20-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Most definitely a form of combat

Most definitely a form of combat
Forum: Bunkai 10-20-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Dent, I look at combat as 2 people going at it...

Dent,
I look at combat as 2 people going at it until one imposes his or her will on the other.
Forum: Bunkai 10-20-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
For me personally I think competition is...

For me personally I think competition is necessary. Most people are never going to fight for real. And you can get more matches in competition. I've had the opportunity to compete in most combat...
Forum: Bunkai 10-20-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Good point Seienchin. The thing you learn from...

Good point Seienchin. The thing you learn from kickboxing and all combat sports, is that less is more effective in fighting. Bunkai analysis gets too complicated. What I like about the 1993 Shidokan...
Forum: Bunkai 10-19-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
The grappling aspect added to karate for real...

The grappling aspect added to karate for real will look like what you see in Enshin, Ashihara, etc. This is more representative of grappling in karate. This can be learned through bunkai. ...
Forum: Bunkai 10-19-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
In every striking art, you learn the technique by...

In every striking art, you learn the technique by doing it in the air. You always learn throws, locks and submissions with people. To throw someone requires kuzushi (off balancing) and to submit...
Forum: Bunkai 10-19-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
With Karate forms, you can teach blocks punches...

With Karate forms, you can teach blocks punches and kicks. Joint techniques and grappling techniques cannot be taught or explained without a partner. Karate forms are multidirectional Judo forms are...
Forum: Bunkai 10-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Judo and all styles of Jiu Jitsu that practice...

Judo and all styles of Jiu Jitsu that practice forms for grappling are all taught and only practiced with a partner. The techniques presented are clearly grappling techniques (locks, chokes, throws,...
Forum: Bunkai 10-16-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
I'd be curious to see some bunkai that show...

I'd be curious to see some bunkai that show techniques that can't be realized through sparring/competition, or practiced outside of bunaki analysis. Please break down a kata and show locks, throws,...
Forum: Kickboxing Karate 10-14-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Japan has some Shidokan fighters in the Glory...

Japan has some Shidokan fighters in the Glory mix. I don't know if any Shido guys from America are working towards. I'm sure the Chicago dojo has some guys trying to get there. I don't know any...
Forum: Bunkai 10-14-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Out of kyokushin we get styles that evolved to...

Out of kyokushin we get styles that evolved to include grappling, face punching, etc. (Kudo, Enshin, Ashihara, Shidokan, etc.). Karateka of all styles go to boxing, muay thai, judo, bjj, etc. to add...
Forum: Bunkai 10-14-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
That is why I believe we have the Knockdown...

That is why I believe we have the Knockdown styles. Kyokushin made a strong impact on the karate world, because it used full contact as the vehicle to show a practical approach to karate. Kyokushin...
Forum: Bunkai 10-14-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Bunkai is based on theory and no matter what you...

Bunkai is based on theory and no matter what you theorize something to be, it usually doesn't work the way. Styles like BJJ and Judo were created out of aliveness and kata is not alive. If you want...
Forum: Kickboxing Karate 10-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Glory 11 Open Workouts at US Shidokan Honbu

The Glory 11 Open workouts were held at the Shidokan U.S. Honbu Dojo.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UzVKgsZN_4
Forum: Bunkai 10-14-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,820
Posted By shidokanatlanta
It's funny how 30 years ago, blocks were blocks...

It's funny how 30 years ago, blocks were blocks and strikes were strikes. Now, they are one and the same along with being throws, joint locks, and pressure point attacks.
Forum: Kyokushin Karate 10-10-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Great video. I've enjoyed watching videos of...

Great video. I've enjoyed watching videos of Christian grow and look forward to seeing him do great things in the future.
Forum: Other karate styles that derived from Kyokushin 09-23-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Shidokan Atlanta Fighters at Europena Open

Husband and wife, Rhonda and Vinny Balsamello fought hard at the the European Shidokan Open in German this past weekend. Rhonda finished 3rd and Vinny finished 1st.
Rhonda (standard knockdown...
Forum: Other karate styles that derived from Kyokushin 09-11-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Kancho Yoshiji Soeno and Shihan Murakami

Here's a recent clip of Kancho Soeno doing Kata at the Japan Shidokan Open.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z2mxkueLbg

Here's is Shihan Ryuji Murakami's breaking demo....
Forum: Other karate styles that derived from Kyokushin 09-08-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Shidokan Atlanta Affiliate Dojos

In additional to my dojo, Shidokan Atlanta is comprised of 2 other gyms in Georgia. Full Throttle Fitness (Kelly Leo) and KBX Gym (Marshell Davis). I've trained with these guys 20 plus years. They...
Forum: MMA 09-01-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Old School Vale Tudo

Here's an old Vanderlai Silva fight. Bare knuckle, head buts, etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsjwqxjpDoo
Forum: General Karate 08-29-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Well said. You get different kind of people that...

Well said. You get different kind of people that get into boxing that are very different from those that get into karate. In serious boxing gyms, the atmosphere is a lot different from a dojo...
Forum: General Karate 08-28-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By shidokanatlanta
I lean towards the boxer in a street fight...

I lean towards the boxer in a street fight against the average karate.
Forum: MMA Karate 08-27-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Should have, could have, or would have doesn't...

Should have, could have, or would have doesn't matter. No excuses can be made. The fighter didn't say it. His friends did.
Forum: Kyokushin Karate 08-26-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,044
Posted By shidokanatlanta
Preach on Shihan, preach on. Amen!

Preach on Shihan, preach on. Amen!
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