Technique

Sabaki Kumite against a Right Punch
Hoosain Narker, the Kaicho of Ashihara Karate International demonstrates against Francious Williams various Sabaki defences against a right punch. These include Maki Komi Nage (forward rolling throw), Ura Nage (back throw), Hiki Taoshi (take down) and many other.

Sabaki Kumite against a Left Punch
Hoosain Narker, the Kaicho of Ashihara Karate International demonstrates against Francious Williams various Sabaki defences against a left punch. These include Maki Komi Nage (forward rolling throw), Ura Nage (back throw), Hiki Taoshi (take down) and many other.

Rabia Narker of Ashihara Karate demonstrates Maki Komi Nage
Rabia Narker, age 5 (2011) demonstrates Ashihara Karate sabaki techniques and Maki Komi Nage (forward rolling throw) on Kayde Faasen at the Ashihara Kokusai Honbu in South Africa, with a good finish off punch (todome).

Maki Komi Nage of Ashihara Karate 2
Nasiera Abrahams of Ashihara Karate International Honbu Dojo in Cape Town performs Maki Komi Nage (forward rolling throw) against a right gyaku tsuki of fellow black belt Aziza Rawoot. Taken in Feb 2018, both are direct students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker

Maki Komi Nage of Ashihara Karate 3
Riaan Booysen, a Yoshinkan Aikido student of Harun Haupt Sensei came to share some Aikido technique with us on our AKI Summer Camp Dec 2018 and also learnt of ours. Here he performs Maki Komi Nage (Forward Rolling Throw) and finishes off the opponent with a punch. He also got the elbow lock in place to control the opponent.

Rabia Narker of Ashihara Karate demonstrates Hiki Taoshi
Rabia Narker, age 5 (2011) demonstrates Ashihara Karate sabaki techniques and Hiki Taoshi (take down) on Kayde Faasen at the Ashihara Kokusai Honbu in South Africa, with a good finish off hiji uchi (todome).

Hiki Taoshi of Ashihara Karate 2
Nasiera Abrahams of Ashihara Karate International Honbu Dojo in Cape Town performs Hiki Taoshi (pull down) against a right mae geri of fellow black belt Aziza Rawoot. Taken in Feb 2018, both are direct students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker

Hiki Taoshi of Ashihara Karate 3
Benjiman Jacobs, a Yoshinkan Aikido student of Harun Haupt Sensei came to share some Aikido technique with us on our AKI Summer Camp Dec 2018 and also learnt of ours. Here he performs Hiki Taoshi (Take Down/Pull Down) and finishes off the opponent with a Elbow strike (Hiji Uchi). He also got the knee at the back of his downed opponent to control and prevent him from further attacks.

Rabia Narker of Ashihara Karate performs Sabaki Kumite
Rabia Narker, age 5 (2011) performs various Sabaki Kumite techniques against the right punch of Herschelle Buckenjohn of the Ashihara Kokusai Honbu. Included is maki komi nage, ura nage, hiki taoshi and other.

Ashihara Karate – Sadiya Narker does Kani Basami 2
Sadiya Narker, 7 years old (2018) practises Kani Basami – the scissors against dojo mate Umer Sasman at the Ashihara Karate International Honbu Dojo (LOFOB) in Grassy Park, Cape Town, South Africa.

Sabaki Kumite of Ashihara Karate
Sabaki Kumite – Nasiera Abrahams defends with soto uke and counters with mawashi geri against Aziza Rawoot attacking with gyaku tsuki. Aziza shows why it’s important to have a good kamae by being able to protect herself against that jodan mawashi geri. See the pushing of the hand that determines where the kick will go. Both are students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker at the Ashihara Karate AKI Honbu Dojo in Cape Town, South Africa

Sabaki Kumite of Ashihara Karate 2
Sabaki Kumite in slow motion – Nasiera Abrahams defends with soto uke and counters with mawashi geri against Aziza Rawoot attacking with gyaku tsuki. See the motion of the pushing hand that determines where the kick will go. Both are students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker at the Ashihara Karate AKI Honbu Dojo in Cape Town, South Africa

Sabaki Takedown in Ashihara Karate
Sabaki Takedown – AKI honbu black belt, Aziza Rawoot defends against Shehama Davids Sasman’s Mae Geri. Both are students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker at the Ashihara Karate AKI Honbu Dojo in Cape Town, South Africa

Ura Nage of Ashihara Karate
Aziza Rawoot defends against a right mae geri of fellow black belt Nasiera Abrahams with soto uke to mawashi uke to hiza geri finishing off with ura nage and right tsuki todome. Both are students of Kaicho Hoosain Narker at the Ashihara Karate AKI Honbu Dojo in Cape Town, South Africa

Ashihara Karate – Sadiya Narker does Kani Basami
Sadiya Narker, 6 years old (2017) practises Kani Basami – the scissors against dojo mate Israel Webb at the Ashihara Karate International Honbu Dojo (LOFOB) in Grassy Park, Cape Town, South Africa.

Nasiera Abrahams performs Aikisambo technique – Feb 2019
Nasiera Abrahams, Ashihara Karate AKI lady yudansha (and student of Kaicho Hoosain Narker) performing an aikisambo technique with visiting Japanese instructor, Kenji Nakazawa kancho at the Ashihara Karate AKI Honbu Dojo.