Bunkai: Pinan GoDan set up to Kiai

This is an interpretation of the sequence leading up to the kiai in Pinan GoDan. Key tactics include the use of trapping techniques, and vacating target space without moving your foundation. 

You move forward to block and trap a kick.

He snaps his kick away from you and steps in to punch chudan.

You drop back into nekko ashi to create distance without moving your feet.

You trap his punching arm, grab his wrist, and rotate it, so he bends forward.

You snap a double punch to the open targets:

The first punch goes to his ribs or available kyusho,

You step and do the second punch to the head or other available target.

This matches the moves in the kata.

Both defensive techniques in the kata are trapping techniques.


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