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”: This is particularly evident in the kata’s first movement, when the karateka launches forward with soete-uchi-uke. Retrieved from ” https: The JKA version has 42 movements. The kata focus on the idea of changing disadvantage into advantage by strong and courageous response, switching blocks and differing degrees of badsai.

Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. The Matsumura version has a distinct Chinese flavour, whereas the Oyadomari version is more “Okinawanized”. It is interesting to note katta one of the most basic blocking techniques, chudan-soto-ukeis first used in this kata, and then never seen again.

One notable point is that bunkai describes it as a defense against a bo. Retrieved 10 January Kata and the lesson plan for knife-hand”: The Shorin-ryu version of Passai bears baswai close resemblance to Oyadomari no Passaiand is a much softer kata than Shotokan’s Bassai dai.

The creator of the form was left-handed. Mark Bonner “Applications from the Passai Boxing system”: John Burke “bassai dai triple block Bunkai Strategies week 33 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: This page was last edited on 4 Augustat Like many Shotokan kata, Bassai Dai is praticed in many styles of karate, having several variations.


BassaiKankuand Gojushiho are the three Shotokan kata that each have two versions, a Sho version small and a Dai version big.

John Burke “bassai dai triple block Bunkai Strategies week 33 koryu karate oyo jutsu”:. Japanese martial arts Okinawan martial arts Chinese martial arts. Iain Abernethy “Practical Kata Bunkai: This bassi possibly contains original research. Bassai pronounced Patsai in Okinawan is 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. 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.

Bassai Dai Shotokan Karate Kata

John Burke “yamazuki Bunkai Strategies week 12 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “haiwan uke Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: The Okinawan versions include powerful blocking and angular defense against attacks from multiple directions.

Oneminutebunkai “One Minute Bunkai: Archived from the original PDF on 29 November However, the designation of Bassai by the Japanese does not appear to have a direct relation to movements in the kata or its origins. 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.

The suffix – dai means “large” and – sho “small”.

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John Burke “yama zuki Bunkai Strategies week 36 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “Bassai Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: Much of the bunkai focus on breaking the opponent’s balance and defenses against grabbing attacks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This can be literally translated to mean “extract from a fortress” or “remove an obstruction”.

University of Hawaii Karate Museum via archive. September Learn basaai and when to remove this template message. It was further modified by Itosu, and is thought to have created a “sho” Passai sho form of it. John Burke “awase zuki Nijushiho Bunkai Strategies week 4 henka koryu oyo jutsu”:. Turning Kicks Turn Opponents”: Bassai Dai is usually the first Sentei kata to be learned and is the most popular choice as tokui kata by 1st kyu examinees for black belt.


Hassai 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 “.

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If the practitioner keeps that in mind, some more of the hidden techniques of the form will become visible. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Performance of gyaku-hanmi in Bassai Dai is substantially more difficult than in H2 because in Bassaithe front stance should not be shortened to accommodate gyaku-hanmi.

However, there is some contention between researchers as to if there was a separate Tomari school of karate. 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 Bassaii and Passai sho.

The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of technique and attention given to appropriate balance between speed and power. The word Dai means “big,” describing the kata’s larger movements, contrary to its counterpart Bassai Sho.

Of the Okinawan versions of Passaia clear evolutionary link can be seen from Matsumura no Passai named after the legendary Sokon Matsumurato Oyadomari no Passai named after the Tomari-te karate master Kokan Oyadomariand then onto the Passai of Anko Itosu who popularized karate by introducing it into the curriculum of Okinawan schools.