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  1. Thread: Mikami ryu

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    Mikami ryu

    It has been ages since I posted here but I thought to give it a try.
    I am looking for information on Mikami ryu, a style which as far as I know, no longer exists today but it has been a school with...
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    :saw:Hi Lee, I guess you are right but we...

    :saw:Hi Lee,

    I guess you are right but we could:

    challenge them to translate it
    pay them to translate it
    threaten them to translate it
    beg them to translate it
    bribe them to translate it...
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    Lee, I always wondered if there is not a huge...

    Lee,

    I always wondered if there is not a huge amount of material of these people published in diaries or so. I read about the existence of a diary by a former headmaster of the Kashima shin-ryu. I...
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    " Mastaah shall I beatimup?" :nw: Sorry could...

    " Mastaah shall I beatimup?" :nw:

    Sorry could not help that.

    While on the subject of picking your brains: Correct me if I am wrong but Shin no shindo-ryu originated from a police-officer. From...
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    Lee, do the students of the Tenyokai...

    Lee,
    do the students of the Tenyokai International realize how fortunate they are?
    If not, tell them I said so :laugh:
    (This is a bit off-subject but too good to let it rest).
    Is it known where...
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    That is actually the best of both worlds is it...

    That is actually the best of both worlds is it not? As far as I know in modern jujutsu styles this connection is absolutely lost. Danzan-ryu is an exception I think. Okazaki sensei from Danzan-ryu...
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    Hi Lee, And that is coming from a formal...

    Hi Lee,

    And that is coming from a formal practitioner of koryu jujutsu. I could not imagine otherwise. I mean those styles were developed out of necessity so naturally they were not going to take...
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    There are several koryu which have in their basic...

    There are several koryu which have in their basic kata, uke reacting to tori's action upon which tori changes his technique to control uke.
    Kiraku-ryu and Fusen-ryu are two that I know of but there...
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    I think it does Scott. :laugh: Even so - Happy...

    I think it does Scott. :laugh:

    Even so - Happy landings,

    Johan Smits
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    That's cool! It might be that that techniques is...

    That's cool! It might be that that techniques is from the jujutsu section. If it is representative of the ryu's jujutsu there will probably be no free sparring in it. At least not as regular practice...
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    Apart from the above rather concrete answer :D we...

    Apart from the above rather concrete answer :D we seem to be in an excellent company to answer another question.
    I do believe I have read jujutsu or yawara in Hyoho Niten Ichiryu exists. Now I can...
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    Well I guess all good things come in three's. :p...

    Well I guess all good things come in three's. :p

    Arnold thanks very much for your explanations. You have given answers on several questions I had. You actually saved me quite some time formulating...
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    Back to normal mode: Just as one can see...

    Back to normal mode:


    Just as one can see koryu practitioners as vessels for koryu maybe koryu can be seen as vessels for mikkyo. Other vessels would be any other activity for which mikkyo...
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    " A duel is an arranged engagement in combat...

    " A duel is an arranged engagement in combat between two individuals, with matched weapons in accordance with agreed-upon rules. "

    The first published code duello, or "code of duelling", appeared...
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    I guess that is one way of looking at it....

    I guess that is one way of looking at it.
    *shaking his head while mumbling ' curious lot those koryu guys' *

    Happy landings,

    Johan smits
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    I know Ellis, that one was a pup. I must say...

    I know Ellis, that one was a pup.

    I must say it seems to me that a lot of people I meet who are practicing koryu are prone to a certain amount of arrogance.
    Arrogance based on experience and...
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    ............... :D Happy landings, Johan...

    ............... :D

    Happy landings,

    Johan Smits
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    Paul I am not delibrately misinterpreting your...

    Paul I am not delibrately misinterpreting your words. Maybe I am missing something. Keep in mind that compared to some posting here I might be an oaf.

    But I am a critical oaf.

    " After all,the...
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    Ellis Me, being mulish? Me? Well I guess there...

    Ellis Me, being mulish? Me?
    Well I guess there has to be a first time for everything so if you really think so. :laugh:

    Your post does bring back fond memories. I do recall this young man and...
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    Kit, you have formulated in a much better way...

    Kit, you have formulated in a much better way than I could do one of the points I mean. Taking the above as a starting point my question would be is it possible to adapt a koryu's teachings (on the...
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    I am not convinced. It may very well be that this...

    I am not convinced. It may very well be that this method of teaching: Let them find out for themselves. Or he or she has to 'steal' the techniques were used for several more reasons.
    For example:...
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    There is a very real chance I would not do well...

    There is a very real chance I would not do well in koryu. Even with that knowledge I am quite a happy person:laugh:
    One thing though, why did your teacher not just explain? So you would have a fair...
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    That is just not how I work. I try to be friendly...

    That is just not how I work. I try to be friendly and hospitable and kind :cool:
    oh and honest, did I mention honest?
    Doing things which have no meaning to me means that I am playacting.
    When you...
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    I found the quote botton that's cool!:laugh: ...

    I found the quote botton that's cool!:laugh:

    You know I was just asking because one of the important things for me is that I should be able to place my activities in the here and now of my own...
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    Okay so that is not an issue at all. Happy...

    Okay so that is not an issue at all.

    Happy landings,

    Johan Smits
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