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    Thanks Fernando.

    Thanks Fernando.
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    New English Shorinji Kempo Book

    Hi All,

    When in Japan in 2013, I was advised that a new 'complete' Shorinji Kempo book, in English, would be published in 2014. Is anyone aware of its progress?

    Also, there is a new SK book...
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    I have some experience teaching young kids...

    I have some experience teaching young kids Hapkido many years ago and only very little experience teaching kids SK.

    With Hapkido, minimum starting age was 6.

    Sessions were 1hr, just before...
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    With sankaku nuki, we tend to move forward...

    With sankaku nuki, we tend to move forward bringing the waist towards the grabbed hand and then dropping the elbow, once in kagite. See link below.
    ...
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    The evidence on the benefits Rocker sole shoes,...

    The evidence on the benefits Rocker sole shoes, for low back pain is now available.

    MacRae CS, et al. Spine, 10/14/2013.

    The conclusion - Rocker sole shoes seem to be no more beneficial than...
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    Musashi, a well known MMA fighter, is apparantly...

    Musashi, a well known MMA fighter, is apparantly also a Yudansha.

    There is also a very well known Japanese actress who practices SK as well as a number of past and present Japanese politicians.
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    My 3 top Goho techniques: 1. Shita Uke dan zuki...

    My 3 top Goho techniques:
    1. Shita Uke dan zuki - This is the goho technique I have most difficulty mastering.
    2. Kaishin zuki - for its simplicity and effectiveness
    3. Mawashi geri sambo uke nami...
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    Since starting SK, I have been involved in 2...

    Since starting SK, I have been involved in 2 confrontations. I won both, 1 by staring down my opponent, the other with a................... Wrist lock. So wrist locks were effective in achieving...
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    Brady, My comment is also based on what I have...

    Brady,

    My comment is also based on what I have read - in sport science articles. I am not sure that anyone has actually measured blood flow in the carotids, jugulars or brain whilst someone's...
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    Brady, I'm not sure that this is strictly...

    Brady,

    I'm not sure that this is strictly correct, a 'strangle' , as you call it, does not strictly interrrupt blood flow to the brain. The force of the stroke compresses the neck veins but not...
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    Thanks Anders sensei. Makes perfect sense.

    Thanks Anders sensei. Makes perfect sense.
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    Anders Sensei, My understanding of Byakurenken...

    Anders Sensei,

    My understanding of Byakurenken dai ikkei is that it consists of Tsubame gaeshi followed by jun sagari and shita uke followed by jun keri age. My understanding of what Nagata sensei...
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    E-mailed them earlier this week (just beforemy...

    E-mailed them earlier this week (just beforemy last post), They's replied , as follows, on 6th August:

    Dear Mr. Robert Gassin

    Thank you for your email.
    Details will be emailed to you this...
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    Hi Guys Have any of you booked throught...

    Hi Guys

    Have any of you booked throught 'Nippon Travel Agency'?

    If so, have you received confirmation of your accomodation etc.
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    Why should WSKO comment on rumours? Even if...

    Why should WSKO comment on rumours?

    Even if it's more than a rumour (I heard the news, even here in Australia, a few days ago) WSKO is unlikely to comment unless a number of branches are involved....
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    Don't be so cryptic Sean, tell us more.

    Don't be so cryptic Sean, tell us more.
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    Ok Kari, special taikai demo of Finnish kenshi...

    Ok Kari, special taikai demo of Finnish kenshi choking out (and ? resuscitating) Australian kenshi - 8 different ways.
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    Jonathan, I asked my sensei, he didn't know :)

    Jonathan,

    I asked my sensei, he didn't know :)
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    International Taikai and Study Session

    Hi Guys,

    I'm attending. Who else is?
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    Rakan Teiho

    Rakan Teiho appears to be the only SK technique family not in the new kamokyu.

    What is known about this family of techniques?
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    Anne is very well and not wailing as much these...

    Anne is very well and not wailing as much these days. She enjoyed the ice cream (you do realiseeveryoneelseonthis forum will haven idea what we're talking about ;)

    With regards to sokuto geri,...
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    Hi Peter, Ever after 20+ years, the...

    Hi Peter,

    Ever after 20+ years, the nomenclature of SK kicks still sometimes confuses me. As an example, in karate, a front kick is mae geri. In contrast, in SK, the name refers to the leg with...
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    Spot on on all counts Olly. In particular, I...

    Spot on on all counts Olly. In particular, I agree that experience is gold.

    I occasionally teach the kenshi avoidance of and escapes from various grappling holds and how to defend punches when on...
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    Best way to fight a grappler is to avoid...

    Best way to fight a grappler is to avoid fighting, the second best way is to avoid grappling with him.

    A few years ago, I witnessed an interesting and educational demo. An Australian Defence Force...
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    What makes you think that?

    What makes you think that?
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