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    Student verification

    Can someone tell me how I might find out if a student was really a student? I know someone who is claiming to be deshi of ShotoKan in England. He represents nothing but the moral code that goes...
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    I have been hearing rumors that Mr. Chandler took...

    I have been hearing rumors that Mr. Chandler took his own life. I do not know if this is true but, until further verification comes in I ask all to remain optimistic...please. Once I hear something...
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    sure haven't

    sure haven't
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    Goodbye old friend

    It is with sadness in my heart to inform those of ShuriHa and all other Budo bro's and sisters that Hanshi Gordon Garland passed away on Thur. at 900pm. I had many a time with Gordonsan. We shared...
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    Goodbye old friend

    It is with sadness in my heart to inform those of ShuriHa that Hanshi Gordon Garland passed away on Thur. at 900pm. I had many a time with Gordonsan. We shared many secrets about weapons making and...
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    Death in MA's

    I just received word that on 9/02/09 Chuck Chandler passed away. He was found in his cabin. I am awaiting details.
  7. reply to origins of OkiTe

    So many influences. Mark Bishops book, though needing updates, is very informative. Chaun Fa was literally injected into Uchina no Te as early as the 8th century, if not earlier. Almost all, if not...
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    Rip

    O'Sensei ne Rei.
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    In the Den again

    After over a year since my accident I am slowly making weaponry again. It feels once again very satisfying to be able to do again. You can come to my web page and look in the slide shows I have and...
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    Okinawan karate, Japanese

    Ahrat/Lohan being were considered at the bottom of the "human" chain. Being a higher order at one time. Searching for truth, but having an abundance of knowledge they seek on for more truth.

    The...
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    The Way of the 3 Battles

    Have been doing Ueichi Sanchin no Kata for 30? years and it is the first kata I teach to my deshi. More than just breathing waza in it, even though it does not appear so. My Sensei was student of...
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    That's an old old tech. Been using it for long time in my endeavors. You can even use a wet wash rag, then dry one with an iron on top. I have done this numerous times on scratched furniture. Wooden...
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    In the den

    I am making weaponry again after over a year of recuperating from a fall I took that broke my friggin neck and left me totally paralyzed. I am just a little slow though, but I grow stronger now...
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    To those that have gone before us

    I was just speaking with Coffman Sensei this morning. He just got back from Okinawa on his regular trips there each year. He informed me that Nishihara Sensei passed away about a month ago. Nishihara...
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    makiwara

    Sensei's.....be nice to your Kohais. LOL
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    makiwara

    Always make sure you use conditioning/healing oils before and after. And massage especially after. I am at the level now where I strike stone, I've busted 2x4's in half with seiken many many times,...
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    makiwara

    It may be, that he leaves this up to his students. If you were to ask of him personally, you might see a different answer. Most students don't want to go through koteitae. But if you wish to train...
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    Senior US practioners

    Roy Osborne Sensei of Okinawan Shorinji-ryu also.
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    Ryu Te

    All KoDo styles of UchinaDe use makiwara and other mich. "tools" for conditioning. Makiwara is essential for developing knuckle, wrist, and arm strength. Also strengthens shoulders, waist and stomach...
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    Okinawan karate, Japanese karate and Koryu

    If you look to Shaolin Tsu(Shorinji) you will see Hsing-I, Bagua and Lohan in Okinawan ToTi. The transmissions of the internal practices also traveled to Uchina since 8th century...IMO that is what...
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    1934 Meeting

    I have many old photos of Okinawa for way back, all b/w. I will look through and see what I can find. I think I have a photo of his burial site, I will check and see what I do have.
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    1934 Meeting

    Chibana O'Sensei was an incredible Bushi, Oberlesan your sadness I feel also. My Sensei is Roy Osborne lll, and have been his deshi for over 30 years. UchinaDe is a gift I will treasure till the...
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    Okinawan karate, Japanese karate and Koryu

    Jeffsan, I was speaking directly to Andrewsan, but your comments are very much welcome in this conversation.
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    Okinawan karate, Japanese karate and Koryu

    Have you studied any Okinawan Art from one who was instructed by an Okinawan, not a Japanese? My first MA was Wado-ryu under Takazawa Sensei. Didn't take very long and IMO good thing. My impression...
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    Did you buy videos from Lee Osborne? Do know him? If not, don't worry about it. But there are some here that may, this is for them.
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