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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Like many Shotokan kata, Bassai Dai is praticed in many styles of karate, having several variations.

Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. 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. This article possibly contains original research. Retrieved 4 March John Burke “haiwan uke Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: University of Hawaii Karate Museum via archive.

Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. 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. John Burke “yamazuki Bunkai Strategies week 12 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: Applied Shotokan “Bassai Dai double uchi uke”: 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.

For the archaeological site in Greece, see Bassae.

John Burke “bassai dai Bunkai Strategies Newsletter week 13 koryu oyo jutsu”: The JKA version has 42 movements. One notable point is that bunkai describes it as a defense against a bo.


Shotokan Kata – Bassai Dai

John Burke “set-up Bunkai Strategies week 22 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: John Burke “Bassai Bunkai Strategies week 8 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: Kata and the lesson plan for knife-hand”: The Shorin-ryu version of Passai bears a close resemblance to Basswi no Passaiand is a much softer kata than Shotokan’s Bassai dai.

Bassai Dai is usually the first Sentei kata to be learned and is the most popular choice as tokui bassqi by 1st kyu examinees for black belt. Retrieved from ” https: 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 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. Oneminutebunkai “One Minute Bunkai: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This is particularly evident in the kata’s first movement, when the bassak launches forward with soete-uchi-uke. Mark Bonner “Applications from the Passai Boxing system”: Articles that may contain original research from September All articles that may contain original research All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles containing simplified Chinese-language text Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text Articles with unsourced statements from January Archived from the original PDF on 29 November Hence, ,ata 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.

It was further modified by Itosu, and is thought to have created a “sho” Passai sho form of it. 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 Okinawan versions include powerful blocking and angular defense against attacks from multiple directions. The creator of the form was left-handed. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.


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Passai – Wikipedia

The Tomari style which incorporated Oyadomari kat 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”. This can be literally translated to mean “extract from a fortress” or “remove an obstruction”.

The Matsumura version has a distinct Chinese flavour, whereas the Oyadomari version is more “Okinawanized”. The word Dai means “big,” describing the kata’s larger movements, contrary to its counterpart Bassai Sho.

However, there is some contention between researchers as to if there was a separate Tomari school of karate. Iain Abernethy “Practical Kata Bunkai: John Burke “koshi gamae Bunkai Strategies week 37 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: The feeling of kata should be precise, with fast execution of technique and attention given to appropriate balance between speed and power. John Burke “yama zuki Bunkai Strategies week 36 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: 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.

Turning Kicks Turn Opponents”: John Burke “mikazukigeri Bunkai Strategies week 35 koryu karate oyo jutsu”: