Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Bassai Shô (抜塞小) - "Penetrating the Fortress - Small" ("Проникновение в крепость - малый вариант").

Many versions of Bassai kata are known: Matsumura Bassai, Ishimine Bassai, Tomari Bassai, and others. The original version is said to belong to Oyadomori Kokan (1827-1905).

Bassai Shô was derived from Bassai Dai by Itosu Yasutsune.

Some notes on Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Books:
Nakayama Masatoshi "Best Karate. Vol. 9. Bassai Shô, Kankû Shô, Chinte"
Hirokazu Kanazawa "Shotokan Karate International Kata (Vol. 2)"
Fiore Tartaglia "Shôtôkan-Kata ab dem Schwarzgurt"

Internet:
THE SHOTOKAN WAY – The Online Shotokan Karate Magazine: Bassai Shô

Videos:
Yamaguchi (Iwaizumi) Toru Sensei in the "JKA 21 Shotokan Kata" film