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    It is good to hear of your recontact. I have...

    It is good to hear of your recontact. I have given up on recontacting some of my old judo friends. I still write to Pat Goldsworthy who taught me most of my judo. Walt Conlon has vanished, Ree C....
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    Roby Reed passing.

    My heartfelt condolences to you Jeff. Please forward mine to Mrs. Reed. I know how close you were to Robey. I did not have the privilege of knowing or meeting him.

    I have not been much of a...
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    I finally figured it out as I was frustrated with...

    I finally figured it out as I was frustrated with the TV coverage. One has to go to nbcolympics.com. Then sign up with the site. After that check their schedule for the sport you want and at the...
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    Nuts, I wrote a reply to your post, Jeff, but...

    Nuts, I wrote a reply to your post, Jeff, but somehow lost it when hit the Post Quick Reply. As I said, Nuts, to it.

    10880 I downloaded a couple of pics of Mark Feigenbaum and Jon Bluming. ...
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    Yes, I sent the last photo. Kadena sponsored...

    Yes, I sent the last photo. Kadena sponsored Isao Okano to visit. He had 3 of his buddies along with him. Photo is of Isao Okano and Dean Tower posing for picture. Okano took a line up of...
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    I believe you will have to go into feudal samurai...

    I believe you will have to go into feudal samurai days and systems to get to your goal. Kosen Judo would be an avenue to exhaust also.
  7. Some photos of our friend Mark Feigenbaum

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    I found these photos of Mark Feigenbaum on the internet and thought others, on E-Budo, would like to see them also. I wish I had found them when Mark was alive.
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    Here I am, Jeff. No I never knew those guys. I...

    Here I am, Jeff. No I never knew those guys. I was there from 1965 thru 1967 and Naha Air Base judo seemed to be nonexistent at that time. Patrick J Goldsworthy (nidan) was senior student. Once...
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    Very sorry to hear the news of Jesse's passing. ...

    Very sorry to hear the news of Jesse's passing. I used to visit his dojo while I was living in West Liberty, Ia, back in the mid to late '70's. A good judoka and entertaining guy.
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    I tried to contact Dean again, no response so...

    I tried to contact Dean again, no response so will forget it. As I understand it, Dean is still teaching Spanish in a Ohio private (Catholic) high school or is an administrator there.
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    Found a guy who was a student of Tower's after...

    Found a guy who was a student of Tower's after Dean was discharged and attended Ohio State. He emailed Dean and got a response from Dean. I sent 2 emails with attachments of us at Kadena in the...
  12. Thread: Mark F.

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    Mark F.

    Damn, Sure miss Mark Feigenbaum !
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    My question is, Are you thinking to much? For me...

    My question is, Are you thinking to much? For me it's all about feel. Learning/developing the "feel" of the opponent/activity. Someone who is good at drilling you thru movement, in certain phases...
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    This would be a good question for the guys...

    This would be a good question for the guys competing back then. Their take on the subject would be interesting. I think the guy actually doing the fighting has a different viewpoint than the...
  15. 1964 Korean Olympic judo team coaches/managers

    Does any one know the names of the coaches/managers for the 1964 Korean Olympic judo team?
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    You are so right Jeff. While my time on...

    You are so right Jeff. While my time on Okinawa was a little behind yours, I have wondered about the guys who I knew then. I found and am in touch with Pat Goldsworthy, who is living at the...
  17. It is with deep sadness that I read Mr. Kohler's...

    It is with deep sadness that I read Mr. Kohler's message of Mark's passing. I feel the same as all the members. May the Lord bless Mark and keep him close. Amen
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    While I never met Mark physically, I truly feel I...

    While I never met Mark physically, I truly feel I have lost a friend. He caught every one of my tongue in cheek comments from the first time I posted a comment. May the Lord bless Mark and keep him...
  19. Does anyone remember Mike Swain's competition ideas?

    Quite a while back I saw Mke Swain on a show, can't remember what it was but he and his guys demonstrated his idea of an alternative competition model. If I remember correctly, points were awarded...
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    I, like Mike, like pick ups, etc.... To be fair,...

    I, like Mike, like pick ups, etc.... To be fair, I seem to remember similar discussions about refereeing, stalling, disagreement in calls and the like, 30 some years ago. Koka and yuko were...
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    I tend to agree with Jeff. While I haven't seen...

    I tend to agree with Jeff. While I haven't seen enough yet, what I have seen is somewhat disappointing. Not with the athletes, with the rules. I have seen ippons that would not get a wazari in the...
  22. If you had to teach 3 throws to a friend in a weekend

    Harai Goshi

    Ura Nage

    Uchimata

    You didn't say for what purpose, in the question. :cool:
  23. Yes Jeff, and about that time, farmers were...

    Yes Jeff, and about that time, farmers were complaining, "3 cents for a bale of hay?" and us city boys were riding around all night on $ 3 worth of gas.
  24. Thread: Kata

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    It must have been late '60's or early '70's. He...

    It must have been late '60's or early '70's. He had to hang up the gi in the mid to late '70's, he told me.
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    Chuck, I is a direct quote from a letter to me. ...

    Chuck, I is a direct quote from a letter to me. It reads West Virginia to me. He was in the Air Force. I last saw him in '67 and he was subsequently stationed at Luke AFB.
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