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    Thanks Dennis, I'll be ordering it!

    Thanks Dennis, I'll be ordering it!
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    We were told that the difference was mostly about...

    We were told that the difference was mostly about application, the yawara enhanced jujutsu locks, whereas the tanbo was more percussive, but we certainly did a heap of locking and throwing techniques...
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    Brian, It is my understanding that the Tanbo...

    Brian,

    It is my understanding that the Tanbo was the equivalent of a truncheon or baton approximately 12 - 18" long, the Bo was traditionally 6' long, the Hanbo, or half Bo, was 3' long and was...
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    Times up! Thread is moved to the Dojo finder...

    Times up!

    Thread is moved to the Dojo finder sub-forum.
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    Sorry, none of the administrator tools allow me...

    Sorry, none of the administrator tools allow me to un-like a post. I'll see if any of the other administrators know if there's a way to do it.

    As for being quiet, I agree, but like Brian I'm happy...
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    I find it curious that people get caught up in...

    I find it curious that people get caught up in terminology, and in most instances think that it is a western affectation, especially related to Martial Arts.

    Around the turn of the 20th Century...
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    Joshua, welcome. Whilst this board is...

    Joshua, welcome.

    Whilst this board is primarily concerned with Japanese Arts and this forum more specifically the traditional styles of Jujutsu, I can accept the value of learning from other arts....
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    This has to be one of the record holders for...

    This has to be one of the record holders for resurrecting a sleeping post, nearly 13 years!

    Don, we try to remain open minded about styles that none of us have heard about before, and our...
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    Hi, Daniel Lee was trying to sell a Hojojutsu...

    Hi,

    Daniel Lee was trying to sell a Hojojutsu Book in the Buy, Sell & Trade Thread earlier this year (Kobudo-jujutsu-and-hojojutsu-books), he may still have it if you contact him.

    Whilst many...
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    Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

    I can't find any postings here yet regarding this, so I thought I should start one.

    My best wishes and thoughts go out to the people of Japan in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami...
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    There is a piece on the web here about him... ...

    There is a piece on the web here about him...

    http://budokanju-jitsuclub.co.uk/budokan7.aspx

    Neil
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    Thought Provoking Blog on Jujutsu

    http://kojutsukan.blogspot.com/

    John is a friend of mine and one of Jan De Jong's former instructors, his thoughts are interesting.

    Like all blogs, start at the bottom and work your way...
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    As mentioned a lot is style and background...

    As mentioned a lot is style and background dependent.

    I remember a story about a young keen guy who trained hard and got his shodan in seven years, all the old guys said how can he have...
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    The two articles are almost contradictory, the Newsweek one advocates a low HRV as being optimum for high-stress close combat encounters, whereas the second one claims high HRV is better as it comes...
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    Thank you Howard, you beat me to it. Sensei...

    Thank you Howard, you beat me to it.

    Sensei Greg Palmer was one of only a handfull of instructors under Jan De Jong and was my friend and teacher for more than twenty-five years.

    I recently...
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    I think we've probably gone as far as we need to...

    I think we've probably gone as far as we need to go with this topic so I'm going to close it.

    I am happy to discuss the merits of a particular style or technique, but will only allow a degree of...
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    Peter, Where in the middle of nowhere? You'd...

    Peter,

    Where in the middle of nowhere? You'd be surprised who's in out-of-the-way places looking for training partners!

    It is always hard to set yourself up to train if you have no willing...
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    I suppose it depends on how this was implemented,...

    I suppose it depends on how this was implemented, unlike police cars, where most of the action happens on the road in front of the car, ambo's and firey's tend to move well away from the truck, into...
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    At the risk of confusing things I can't answer...

    At the risk of confusing things I can't answer your question, but I do have a copy of a book written in 1905 called Jiu Jitsu Tricks, by a K. Saito of Nagasaki.

    The names in the other photo...
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    I have to say that this discussion is excellent,...

    I have to say that this discussion is excellent, and it seems to be confirming my own interpretation of our school's history.

    The book that Greg mentions is based on the Koryu Tsutsumi Hozan Ryu...
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    If often argue with people over the merit of...

    If often argue with people over the merit of sutemiwaza (I've probably argued with Kit about it before!), all the comments relating to the ground being a bad place to be in real combatives are...
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    I find it hard to believe that they are from a...

    I find it hard to believe that they are from a karate school, judo or jujutsu more likely. I have to admit that in my younger fitter days I have done the same thing, though I don't think I ever did...
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    Gentlemen, I think this is another one of...

    Gentlemen,

    I think this is another one of those circular discussions that can go round and round, but not get anywhere.

    I use the terminology traditional to mean a school that has links to...
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    What Dale says has merit, but I tend to agree...

    What Dale says has merit, but I tend to agree with Mike Williams, the mental side is more important than the physical.

    Street crime can range over a wide variety of scenarios and consequences. It...
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    Hey Neil, I have to admit my ignorance, I...

    Hey Neil,

    I have to admit my ignorance, I thought I knew a thing or two, but couldn't do much with those questions.

    Are you ever going to post the answers to put me out of my misery!!

    Neil
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