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  1. What an interesting point. I didn't find it in...

    What an interesting point. I didn't find it in any of my dictionaries either.

    Playing with possible transliteration differences...

    涼味 (りょうみ) 1. cool; coolness

    But that's not it.

    I would...
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    I suspect it may be due to getting his feathers...

    I suspect it may be due to getting his feathers ruffled over in this thread.

    http://www.e-budo.com/forum/showthread.php?16165-BJJ-Is-it-really-Jujutsu/page6
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    One potential workaround is to use the "site:"...

    One potential workaround is to use the "site:" tag in Google's search engine to define an individual site for their search engine to return results from.

    So for example combining the search terms...
  4. I concur in that every BJJ school I've attended,...

    I concur in that every BJJ school I've attended, as well as my academy instructors, stressed strangles (vascular restraints) over chokes (airway/trachea - which were also banned by our department)...
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    Interesting. Not surprising, but still......

    Interesting. Not surprising, but still... interesting. Not unlike the "created" situations used for "reality" TV shows in my home state of Alaska.
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    Heads up, the survey link redirects me to: ...

    Heads up, the survey link redirects me to:

    https://owa.salve.edu
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    Oh interesting, I didn't realize the shared...

    Oh interesting, I didn't realize the shared linguistic history for Sumo and Shuai Jiao. Cultural wrestling/grappling practices seem to be a common human trait across many different time periods,...
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    That's in part why I was surprised to find ANY...

    That's in part why I was surprised to find ANY depictions of groundfighting in a shuai jiao manual! Both the jackets and techniques look to share more similarities with Mongolian wrestling.

    If...
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    Hmm, that's a good point. I hadn't thought of it...

    Hmm, that's a good point. I hadn't thought of it that way. I'll have to go look at the Chinese text in more detail and context.

    However, I agree with your second point. The book looks very similar...
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    Correction. The quote from the foreword was not...

    Correction. The quote from the foreword was not written by Tong Zhong Yi, but by a man named Chen Jiaxuan.
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    Thanks. Lots to read and think about. I...

    Thanks. Lots to read and think about.

    I recently acquired a reprint of a 1935 shuai jiao manual (I believe it started as a provincial police manual, but that reference is not at my finger tips at...
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    The OP was banned some time ago.... but oooh,...

    The OP was banned some time ago.... but oooh, that looks like an interesting thread. I've not been successful at finding good documentation on Fusen Ryu.
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    Small Calif. departments to use nunchucks

    Well, that's a different choice.

    "If officers decide to use them, they must pass a 16-hour training program."
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    The last link was a combination of these two...

    The last link was a combination of these two links:

    http://blogimg.goo.ne.jp/user_image/2a/d9/7970b82a832863eb60b4a83a55d0196c.jpg
    ...
  15. Thank you to those who took the time to read and...

    Thank you to those who took the time to read and provide feedback.

    The final draft can be viewed/downloaded here (academia.edu account required):
    ...
  16. Five days left to tell me how I got it all wrong....

    Five days left to tell me how I got it all wrong.

    As noted above, an academia.edu account is required to participate. I'll be checking sources. :)
  17. Duly noted. Thank you. I figured if someone...

    Duly noted. Thank you. I figured if someone didn't want to register they could just post here.

    Much like on this forum, I find that feedback and comments tend to be more well thought out and...
  18. Paper: Jujutsu, Judo and Jiu-jitsu: A Historical Comparison of Terms

    A few days ago I posted some graphs showing some searches I did using Google's Ngram Viewer in the BJJ vs. TJJ thread. This is a topic that has come up more than a few times for me both in-person and...
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    I'm letting my geek-flag fly here, but... That is...

    I'm letting my geek-flag fly here, but... That is true, unless one is unable to distinguish between the simulation and reality. Set up circumstances such that they do not realize they've entered a...
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    That's a good point. Partner compliance while...

    That's a good point. Partner compliance while necessary for some practice can create a false-sense of the applicability of a technique.

    It seems that there needs to be a set of over-lapping...
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    That's quite a decent explanation of the problem...

    That's quite a decent explanation of the problem of balance between practical and principles. Concise and to the point. I like it.

    These are the three "questions" I try to remember when training...
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    All good points. This reminds me of a story...

    All good points.

    This reminds me of a story told to to me during my academy about a detective who didn't use the principles you mention above and died. Maybe I've mentioned this story before......
  23. Thread: BJJ vs. JJJ

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    This is just a little footnote on the usage of...

    This is just a little footnote on the usage of the words jiu-jitsu and jujutsu. In this thread and elsewhere on this forum I've come to use "jujutsu" when referring to the Japanese art and...
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    While the OP has been banned... I wanted to...

    While the OP has been banned... I wanted to address the usage of the term "sport jiu-jitsu" (note I'm not saying "sport jujutsu").

    There have been some discussions going on within BJJ communities...
  25. As usual, good article. I enjoy reading them. ...

    As usual, good article. I enjoy reading them.

    I do think instructors can improve their ability to convey information to students by learning about how others learn. As is said in BJJ circles (and...
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