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Tomari no Bassai (泊拔塞) Kata

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 technique and attention given to appropriate balance between speed and power and forcefulness, strong spirit and overflowing power are manifested in this Kata.

Sensei Tanzadeh performing Tomari-Bassai