In the martial arts, kata are the pre-arranged forms used to convey the intricacies of a particular style to the practitioner. Bunkai is a kind of analysis - a much neglected form of study within Karate. The various kata of Karate are taught and practised around the world. Unfortunately, not many know, or care to teach, the bunkai, referring to them as mysterious secrets. Here, these 'secrets' are revealed.
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Author Biography - Paul Anderson
Darrell Max Craig is a highly regarded teacher of many of Japanese martial arts, and a pioneer in their development in the West for over forty years. He holds multiple black belts and is a U.S. Kendo champion, leading the U.S. Kendo team to the world championships. In 1973 he was awarded the title of Shihan, or Master Teacher. Among his many books on the subject is the widely praised The Heart of Kendo. He lives in Houston, Texas.