八方組手
Happō gumite
Fighting in eight directions

Happō kumite is defense against eight attackers arranged in a circle. Sometimes the term is used to describe defense against any number of attackers, since happō also means “all directions.”

 

Jiyū gamae (free-fighting posture) Mae geri (front kick)
Gedan barai (low sweeping block)
Jōdan jun zuki (high lunge punch)
     
Zanshin gamae Zanshin gamae Ushiro geri (back kick)
     
Zanshin gamae Jōdan oi zuki (high front-hand punch)
Tate shutō uke (vertical sword-hand block)
Chūdan gyaku zuki (mid-level reverse punch)
     
Zanshin gamae Jōdan oi zuki (high lunge punch)
Jōdan tsukami uke dōji kizami mawashi geri

(high grasping block with cutting kick)
Zanshin gamae

Shōtōkan

Kanazawa Hirokazu, S.K.I. Kumite Kyohan