The essential bunkai of the kata 'Chinte' - 'Strange' or 'Unusual' hands. Chinese in origin, this kata is a toolbox of rapid and effective defensive methods of countering a variety of commonly occurring attacks. Long-time denoted as a female defensive kata, it contains many examples of vital point centered techniques, demonstrated by one of karate's most acclaimed and respected sensei. The principles of self-defence should be studied by all karate-ka.
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