Passai (拔塞, katakana パッサイ), also Bassai (バッサイ), is the name of a group of kata practiced in different styles of martial arts, including karate and various Korean martial arts, including Taekwondo, Tang Soo Do, and Soo Bahk Do. There are several variations of these kata, including Passai sho (拔塞小) or. Bassai Dai = Hindernis entfernen – groß. Bassai Dai = Festung einnehmen – groß. “Bassai” ist der von Gichin Funakoshi eingeführte Name der Kata. Bassai-dai kata: (To storm the fortress) (Shotokan karate katas) [John L Anderson ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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John Burke “mikazukigeri Bunkai Strategies week 35 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: September Learn how and when to remove this template message. This kaata gesture is a common salutation in China.

John Burke “awase zuki Nijushiho Bunkai Strategies week 4 henka koryu oyo jutsu”:. The Okinawans did not have a clear definition for the name ” Passai ” for Funakoshi to translate into Japanese, so he substituted it with a similar-sounding kanji” Bassai “. This article possibly contains original research.

However, the designation of Bassai by the Japanese katw not appear to have a direct relation to movements in the kata or its origins. Kata and the lesson plan for knife-hand”: Japanese martial arts Okinawan martial arts Chinese martial arts. For the archaeological site in Greece, see Bassae. Itosu is thought to have created this from a version of Bassai practiced in Shuri city. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If the practitioner keeps that in mind, some more of the hidden techniques of the form will become visible.

The word Dai means “big,” describing the kata’s larger movements, contrary to its counterpart Bassai Sho.

basxai It was further modified by Itosu, and is thought to have created a “sho” Passai sho form of it. The Matsumura version has a distinct Chinese flavour, whereas the Oyadomari version is more “Okinawanized”. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Bassai pronounced Patsai in Okinawan kara most often translated as “To Penetrate a Fortress,” meaning that one must exhibit the power and spirit required to break through an enemy’s castle.


Retrieved 4 March Archived from the original PDF on 29 November John Burke “Bassai Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “bassai dai Bunkai Strategies Newsletter week 13 koryu oyo jutsu”: Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

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Iain Abernethy “Practical Kata Bunkai: John Burke “bassai dai triple block Bunkai Strategies week 33 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: The Okinawan versions include powerful blocking and angular defense against attacks from multiple directions.

It is interesting to note that one of the most basic blocking techniques, chudan-soto-ukeis first used in this kata, and then never seen again.

The JKA version has 42 movements. The Shorin-ryu version of Passai bears a close resemblance to Oyadomari no Passaiand is a much softer kata than Shotokan’s Bassai dai. John Burke “bassai dai triple block Bunkai Strategies week 33 koryu karate oyo jutsu”:. John Burke “haiwan uke Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: Mark Bonner “Applications from the Passai Boxing system”: This is particularly evident in the kata’s first movement, when the karateka launches forward with soete-uchi-uke.

Hence, Passai sho is a shorter variation on Passai and also bears some resemblances to Bassai daiindicating this kata may have been born out of combining elements of Passai and Passai sho. This form is at least years old based on a carbon tested, silk drawing of the formand is a family form Passai is the name of a family in Okinawa.

Kata, Bassai Dai

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. BassaiKankuand Gojushiho are the three Shotokan kata that each have two versions, a Sho version small and a Dai version big. The suffix – dai means “large” and – sho “small”.


John Burke “koshi gamae Bunkai Bqssai week 37 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “yama zuki Bunkai Strategies week 36 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “awase zuki Nijushiho Bunkai Strategies week 4 henka koryu oyo jutsu”: Retrieved 10 January University of Hawaii Karate Museum via archive.

The kata focus on the idea of changing disadvantage into advantage by strong and courageous response, switching blocks and differing degrees of power. This is thought to be in reference to the power with which the kata should be executed, emphasizing energy generation from the hips and waist. Turning Kicks Turn Da However, there is some contention between researchers as to if there was a separate Tomari school of karate. John Burke “set-up Bunkai Strategies week 22 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: Much of the bunkai focus on breaking the opponent’s balance bassaii defenses against grabbing attacks.

Retrieved from ” https: Further evidence that Passai has roots in Tomari city is that Passai dai starts with the right fist covered by the left hand, like other kata thought to have originated there, such as JitteJionJiin and Empi. Applied Shotokan “Bassai Dai double uchi uke”: Like many Shotokan kata, Bassai Dai is praticed in many styles of karate, having several variations.

The origins of this kata are obscure, however there are several theories as to its history. The Tomari style which incorporated Oyadomari no Passai was passed down the Oyadomari family for three generations, originally taught by a Chinese living in Tomari possibly named Ananwho “used very light techniques”.

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