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    Ok, I don't have a clue what's right or not. :O)

    Ok, I don't have a clue what's right or not. :O)
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    Sometimes even the best reference books contain...

    Sometimes even the best reference books contain errors, typos, slips of the pen/keyboard.
    I remember when I prepared for testing as a certified engineer in mechanical engineering: we had a quite...
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    Sometimes even the best reference books contain...

    Sometimes even the best reference books contain errors, typos, slips of the pen/keyboard.
    I remember when I prepared for testing as a certified engineer in mechanical engineering: we had a quite...
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    "He listened to the talks and stories about...

    "He listened to the talks and stories about Bujutsu in China. In spring 1904 his friend Go Kenki (Japanese name: Yoshikawa Kenki, an expert of Shaolin Tsuru-ken), who ran a tea shop in Naha-shi,...
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    I don't like "styles", but here are some using a...

    I don't like "styles", but here are some using a certain terminology which was used somewhere sometimes, which doesn't mean that it means anything. Today, I think, you also call it by a Dojo or Juku...
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    Seems that Shinken Taira was probably the most...

    Seems that Shinken Taira was probably the most neglected of all serious students of Funakoshi. Starting in 1922 or 1923 when he met Funakoshi at Meisei-juku, he continued training and assisisting and...
  7. Ryukyu Kobud˘ Hozon Shink˘kai Seminar Swiss

    Ryukyu Kobud˘ Hozon Shink˘kai Seminar
    with Kuniyoshi Yukio (Kochinda D˘j˘, Okinawa)

    Kuniyoshi Sensei is president of the board of directors and vice president of the Ryukyu Kobudo Hozon...
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    heart of a lion, flower of fight... Rest in peace.

    heart of a lion, flower of fight... Rest in peace.
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    Ok, but where am I???? Just kidding. Hey, you...

    Ok, but where am I????

    Just kidding. Hey, you did a great work, both technically and historically. Keep it up!!! :)
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    Albrecht Duerer's Book of Fencing

    I'am selling Albrecht Duerer's Book of Fencing by Prof. Friedrich Doernhoeffer, 1909, on E-bay.

    It contains 120 wrestling and 48 fencing pieces. The wrestling of course is not to be confused with...
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    Hobbs san, Chris san, thanks for the detailed...

    Hobbs san, Chris san,

    thanks for the detailed input. Personally I never doubted that there are no "Western students" in Motobu udundi. It was just that this nice old man said it, for whatever...
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    Please note a specific difference to Japanese...

    Please note a specific difference to Japanese mainland ryuha, that is Ryukyu 1) manufactured some of its own weapons and 2) acquired others from
    a) China and b) Japan. Point is many of the sword...
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    Yeah, but even better: let's start getting only...

    Yeah, but even better: let's start getting only street workers, roofers, butchers and the like into the gym and find someone to finance them. We'll seek 'em out at the vocational schools; only the...
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    Thanks Tim, always good to be kept motivated. I...

    Thanks Tim, always good to be kept motivated.
    I will arrive on Kokoro-Island on Sunday, 17th of May at 10 am or so, and leave Saturday 13th of June. This makes about 4 weeks, and so time is quite...
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    Now, this should work.

    Now, this should work.
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    Sorry, too big this time. Be back tomorroow,no...

    Sorry, too big this time. Be back tomorroow,no time left... :cry:
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    Sorry, just noticed the pics are too small....

    Sorry, just noticed the pics are too small. Here's the data as pdf.
    It's viewing only. :eek:
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    The following statistics I have prepared back in...

    The following statistics I have prepared back in 2005 based on a dōjō-list supplied by the 2003 Okinawa Karate-dō Kobudō Sekai Taikai Executive Commitee.
    As the list itself was produced in 2003,...
  19. Who is gonna be there??? Everyone without a job...

    Who is gonna be there??? Everyone without a job and other millionaires or what? How are you, as an individual, are supposed to plan a some-thousand-bucks and 2-3-weeks-off within a 9 month...
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    He was much too young to go... My condolences...

    He was much too young to go...

    My condolences to his family and everyone associated with.
  21. Thomas, how are things going some miles away...

    Thomas,

    how are things going some miles away in Duisburg?

    You know my position on this, it didn't change for years: You may take the Kihon and the Kata and get out of it what ever you like,...
  22. 高宮城繁、新里勝彦、仲本政博編著:沖縄空手古武道事典。東京:柏書房、2008。...

    高宮城繁、新里勝彦、仲本政博編著:沖縄空手古武道事典。東京:柏書房、2008。
    Takamiyagi Shigeru (*1935), Shinzato Katsuhiko , Nakamoto Masahiro (*1938)[Authors and Publishers]: Okinawa Karate Kobud˘ Jiten. T˘ky˘, Kashiwa Shob˘ 2008....
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    The 4 big ones. For example, Okinawa-ken...

    The 4 big ones. For example, Okinawa-ken Karate-do Renmei has
    Matsubayashi-ryu (Nagamine Takayoshi)
    Uechi-ryu (Shinjo Kiyohide)
    K˘nan-ryu
    Ryukyu Kobudo (Nakamoto Masahiro)
    and alot of other...
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    Arakawa Busen is also found in Taira Shinken's...

    Arakawa Busen is also found in Taira Shinken's "Ryukyu Kobudo Taikan" of 1964, as a member of the board of directors of the "Ryukyu Kobudo Hozon Shinko-kai".
    In 1999 I met one Izumi Sensei of...
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    Unbelievers you are :) Bugei Ryuha Daijiten...

    Unbelievers you are :)

    Bugei Ryuha Daijiten (1978), p.375 (only the part concerned here):

    See: direct transmission.

    Some questions:
    isn't it quite normal for Okinawans to take on a name...
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