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    I know this thread is a little old, but for those...

    I know this thread is a little old, but for those of you that are interested Hamamoto Sensei now has a website. Here it is: http://hachimanryu.web.fc2.com/english.html
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    Hawaiian students of Miyagi Chojun Sensei?

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows of any surviving students of Miyagi Sensei that are teaching in Hawaii? If so, can you put me in touch? Thanks in advance.
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    There actually used to be an organization that...

    There actually used to be an organization that was headed by the late John Damian Sensei. His Aiki I think was from the Ki Society, not sure about his Kali. He called his organization, Imua Ki. I...
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    If we could get a Yamaguchi-Ha practicioner to...

    If we could get a Yamaguchi-Ha practicioner to join us, that would be great too.
    Have you ever seen, or practiced the Kodachi Kata that Hataya Sensei teaches? I'd be interested in seeing those, as...
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    Sounds like fun! Next time you're in FL, why dont...

    Sounds like fun! Next time you're in FL, why dont you take an extra day, & stay to meet up.
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    I am from Morinaga Ha lineage, so I will try to...

    I am from Morinaga Ha lineage, so I will try to explain the base curriculum to you as best as I can.
    We train Kiso Iai, Hon Iai, and Happo Nukki.
    Kiso Iai are literally fundamental Iai kata, they...
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    Here's another one you might wanna ck out, that...

    Here's another one you might wanna ck out, that has another theory as well:
    http://www.24fightingchickens.com/2005/08/29/appropriate-usage-of-osu/
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    I was told by Nakamoto Masahiro Sensei that it is...

    I was told by Nakamoto Masahiro Sensei that it is an abbreviated form of Ohaiyo Gozaimasu. Which is like saying good morning, or it's early.
  9. Thread: The Red Belt

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    Try www.boldlook.net if anyone would have them,...

    Try www.boldlook.net if anyone would have them, they would. But not certain.
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    Does anyone know if thats the same kanji for...

    Does anyone know if thats the same kanji for Kokusai Budoin, or the International Martial Arts Federation? If so, wonder why they used in, instead of renmei, if it's a federation?
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    Here's an article on Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan...

    Here's an article on Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan that I put together a few years ago: http://www.angelfire.com/fl5/okinawagojuryu/tsdarticle.html
  12. Thread: Yo/ryu

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    That might/might not be the case, but that still...

    That might/might not be the case, but that still doesnt answer the question, why do they pronounce it Yo, & not Ryu? I hope you dont take that, as me being rude, cause I'm not trying to be.
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    No, he doesnt do that style. Its another form of...

    No, he doesnt do that style. Its another form of Yoshin Ryu.
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    I am pretty sure this is the kanji used: 柳 .

    I am pretty sure this is the kanji used: 柳 .
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    Yo/ryu

    I have a friend of mine that does a form of Yoshin Ryu Jujutsu, atleast thats part of the name, the way they pronounce it, atleast. Anyway, one of my Sensei, who is a native Japanese seen his...
  16. A few weeks ago I went over to train w/ a friend...

    A few weeks ago I went over to train w/ a friend of mine that was a member of the American Jujutsu Karate Association started by the late Grose Sensei. I was looking at his certificates, and if I can...
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    Hi Prince; No, there's no mention of his style....

    Hi Prince; No, there's no mention of his style. But, the list of people he trained with was like a who's who of that time, including Itosu Sensei, Higashionna, Kentsu Yabu, and bojutsu w/ Oshiro;...
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    Is this art taught by anyone in Okinawa still?...

    Is this art taught by anyone in Okinawa still? Was it founded there, or founded here in the US, after he moved here?
    Prince, I'm still not sure about Shudokan either. I can tell you that Kanken...
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    Miyazato Eiko DVD

    For those of you that might be interested, Miyazato Eiko Sensei has just released a DVD: http://www.theokinawan.com/dvdmiyazato.php
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    Thank you for the explanation, it's much...

    Thank you for the explanation, it's much appreciated.
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    Tim, This might be a weird question, &...

    Tim,

    This might be a weird question, & hopefully doesnt throw off the disscussion, but when Onaga Michiko Sensei comes out to the stage, what does she do? It looks like she's squating in Heiko...
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    Hamamoto Hisao Sensei teaches his family style of...

    Hamamoto Hisao Sensei teaches his family style of Batto Do at the Okinawa Prefectual Budokan, as well as Mugai Ryu Iaido.
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    I have a story for you. About 8 yrs ago, I hosted...

    I have a story for you. About 8 yrs ago, I hosted a seminar w/ a very high ranking Goju instructor. After the seminar we all went out to eat at a Thai Restraunt. When we walked in, & took our seats,...
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    Have you ever thought of talking to some of your...

    Have you ever thought of talking to some of your Dojo mates, buy some padded Shinai, some protective equipment, & getting together outside of class to do this? Just a thought.
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    I think Shorin Ryu's version of Wankan is...

    I think Shorin Ryu's version of Wankan is different, you can see Nagamine Sensei doing it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS4IaowOn0o
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