KAISHUGATA (OPEN FIST KATAS) 

KURURUNFA

"Holding & Striking Suddenly"

KURURUNFA BUNKAI

The following bunkai have been executed in adherence with lockdown rules

BUNKAI #1 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attacks migi chudan oi zuki

UKETE: Block on the outside with hidari  otoshiuke (descending block) 

SEMETE: Attack with chudan gyaku zuki

UKETE: Move very quickly to the side in suri ashi (sliding step) and perform migi kuri-uke (circular elbow block) in nico dachi. Immediately from this position at the side of SEMETE , deliver migi gedan sokuto-geri 

BUNKAI #2 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack migi chudan oi zuki

UKETE: Block hidari open handed , pushing SEMETE arm across the body , in sanchin dachi side on to SEMETE. When the arm reaches UKETE’s side, grab and pull SEMETE fist with migi , pulling the arm towards UKETE. Strike shotei gedan harai zuki into SEMETE groin with the back of the palm. 

SEMETE: Execute hidari hisa geri 

UKETE: Transition the body back to SEMETE and strike migi  gedan shotei zuki , turning the wrist inwards. Ensure the strike is early and attacks the top of the groin rather than the knee area. Push SEMETE away with hidari

 

BUNKAI #3 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack migi chudan oi zuki

UKETE: Block with hasishu mawashi otoshi uke (descending back hand circular block) 

SEMETE: Attack hidari chudan gyaku zuki 

UKETE: Block with shotei hidari chudan the osae uke and grab SEMETE arm and pull. Simultaneously attack migi jodan ura zuki to SEMETE’s chin

BUNKAI #4 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attacks migi chudan gyaku zuki 

UKETE: Block with hidari shotei otoshiuke and step back into haeko sanchin and Immediately deliver mae geri to the lower abdomen. Follow by stamping down with the kicking foot and strike simultaneously with age hiji ate to the solar plexus. Push SEMETE away.

BUNKAI #5 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack migi chudan oi zuki 

UKETE: Block with migi chudan ura hiki uke (middle level back of the hand grasping block) on the outside of SEMETE’s line. Immediately grip SEMETE’s right wrist and while pulling the arm powerfully towards you pivot on the right foot so that the left leg pushes against SEMETE’s right leg. Once aligned , deliver a powerful ushiro hiji ate (elbow strike) 

BUNKAI #6 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack with a full nelson hold from behind

UKETE: Raise the arms so that they are outstretched like the wings of a bird. From this position lift up both arms (as in the kata movement) above the head until the backs of the hands are touching. As you twist the forearms in, grip the fists tight and bring the forearms together in a powerful movement until they are in front of the chest. In a self defence situation SEMETE fingers would be grabbed and pulled during this sequence. Simultaneously strike to the rear with the back of the head to SEMETE face. Immediately follow with migi shotei to SEMETE’s groin. 

BUNKAI #7 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack migi mae geri

UKETE: Block with ryosho gedan osae uke (two handed downward press block)

SEMETE: Attack migi Jodan zuki 

UKETE: Quickly raise both hands from gedan in their ‘cross’ configuration and block with Jodan kosa uke (upper cross block). Bring the backs of the hands together in a powerful scissor action to trap SEMETE’s wrist. Quickly change the grip turning your hands, and grip the wrist firmly. From this position , turn the body to the right , bring SEMETE hands down (forward and then into the body) to execute furi-nage. Once SEMETE has landed , execute a stamping kick.

BUNKAI #8 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi,

attack migi jodan oi zuki

UKETE: Drop the hips down before the punch can be fully extended. With the left hand grip behind the heel and scoop , simultaneously strike to the inside of SEMETE’s right knee with the palm to throw SEMETE. Strike to SEMETE’s groin

BUNKAI #9 (CLICK FOR GLOSSARY)

SEMETE: Step forward from zenkutsu dachi, 

attack hidari chudan oi zuki

UKETE: Block hidari chudan hiki uke and grab the wrist 

SEMETE: Attack migi chudan gyaku zuki

UKETE: Keep hold of SEMETE wrist and execute migi chudan hiki uke. Grab the wrist and turn both arms in a clockwise direction. Keeping the elbow in , attack the groin and face with either hand. Push SEMETE away.