Bunkai: Pinan Yondan, Third Direction

Bunkai: Pinan Yondan, Third Direction

This interpretation is against a kick to your exposed side.

Deflect with your left forearm, rotating the forearm with the ulnar side in contact. That works better than a right angle “block” to the opponent’s leg.

Use your right arm to trap the leg. Prevent it from rising or being pulled away.

Pivot in for your second zenkutsu dachi, off balancing the opponent, backwards.

If you have full control of the opponent’s leg you can do a dislocation, lock, throw or takedown.

If your arms slide you do a back fist to collar bone or face target. 


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