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Tomari no Bassai (泊拔塞) Kata

Sensei Tanzadeh performing Tomari-Bassai

Tomari no Bassai  泊拔塞 (“To Breach a Fortress, Tomari-te Version” ).There are 2 main versions of Bassai kata which developed in Tomari region one developed and modified by Master Matsumora Kosaku and one by Master Oyadomari Kokan. Switching blocks and differing degrees of power. The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of … Read more