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  1. Luis it is always great to hear fellow martial...

    Luis it is always great to hear fellow martial artists who want to engage in propagating the arts. Phil definitely gave you some wonderful advice in his post. Much wisdom in his words. There are...
  2. Thread: the knees

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    A hemotoma to the ankle can be very uncomfortable...

    A hemotoma to the ankle can be very uncomfortable and painful. Practicing Judo regularly has exposed this writer(57 yrs young) to this on various occasions.
    I deal with it by staying off of it for a...
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    I had to do the left hip first 2 yrs ago before I...

    I had to do the left hip first 2 yrs ago before I get to the right shoulder (soon) then the right knee again! That metal hip sure does work good though. Genetic arthritis I believe contributed just...
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    I hope my post did not create misunderstanding....

    I hope my post did not create misunderstanding. In Aikido seminars if a Kyu rank seeks out help from a Yudansha, you will almost always find a very giving and helpful spirit among the Yudansha. I...
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    I always find Aikido seminars quite interesting....

    I always find Aikido seminars quite interesting. I have found many times that the Yudansha like to float around thermselves and the Mudansha are kinda left to figure it out on their own....yikes!...
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    Duh!!!! I don't allow any of my students onto the...

    Duh!!!! I don't allow any of my students onto the mat in any type of intoxicated state. This is extremely dangerous because their judgement and motor skills are impaired. They are strongly warned to...
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    Man-"Doctor, Doctor, its hurts when I do this....

    Man-"Doctor, Doctor, its hurts when I do this.
    Doctor- "Then don't do that!"

    If you choose to become intoxicated then train as Andrew suggested. Of course you will have to do this frequently to...
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    Being an Instructor gives me the right to choose...

    Being an Instructor gives me the right to choose who I want to train or not. I inform all my students that there are no Black Belt wonders or phenoms produced in this Dojo, so forget the 2 year Black...
  9. Thread: clothing

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    Have purchased from E-Bogu various times. Good...

    Have purchased from E-Bogu various times. Good quality, good price, fairly quick shipping. Love my Hakamas from there. Good luck.
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    The ideal is that rank does reflect competancy....

    The ideal is that rank does reflect competancy. Why you ask....because that is what it was meant to do. Society has always had symbols, labels etc to differentiate competancy of individuals. We must...
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    In my opinion if you have to ask this question...

    In my opinion if you have to ask this question your time working toward or having achieved a Black Belt has been a bit deficient in the philosophical arena of what it is to hold Yudansha rank. Jim...
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    I like Daniels post and his candor, especially...

    I like Daniels post and his candor, especially about a system that he teaches. I have encountered quite a few of these Kiddie Masters. I have a very vivid memory of a school I did a Kyusho Jitsu...
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    Welcome back to hardcore training;). MAybe a few...

    Welcome back to hardcore training;). MAybe a few more "basics" class were in order before the plunge. I keep lots of Arnica gell around for the bruising (helps to heal them quicker) and China gell...
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    I would tend to agree with you but the judges did...

    I would tend to agree with you but the judges did not see it that way. There were a few controversial decisions during the olympics as well regarding some ippon calls this past year. I tend think...
  15. It is to my understanding that this motivation to...

    It is to my understanding that this motivation to create is based on probably some degree of being disgruntled with the current teaching/practice of your Ninjitsu (or other) art. Sounds like you have...
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    Since he is from Texas, in the event he does...

    Since he is from Texas, in the event he does ninjin somebody and is consequently asked in court why he did it, the standard response will be: "Cause he needed ninjerin"
    That was funny as heck.
  17. Thread: Blank cert

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    I have found some really nice certificate paper...

    I have found some really nice certificate paper at Office Depot that I use for my Mudansha certificates. I purchase locally (2 stores in my town).
    If you are inclined, here is a link that may be of...
  18. As an Instructor I find it a valuable tool to...

    As an Instructor I find it a valuable tool to spar with both my upper and lower level mudansha (all egos must be checked at the door, period). I utilize a great deal of restraint and emphasize that...
  19. Thread: Ideas?

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    Hi James and congatulations on your new venture. ...

    Hi James and congatulations on your new venture.
    I recently have done the same thing and opened my new Dojo last month. Already have various students enrolled and this is what I did:

    Informed...
  20. During recent open house and demo at Dojo: ...

    During recent open house and demo at Dojo:

    Prospect: How long have you been training/teaching.....?

    Me: been involved in Martial arts approximately 41 years.

    Prospect: Can I get a Black Belt...
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    Loved that song while I was young but he shoud...

    Loved that song while I was young but he shoud have had some Wushu practitioners in the background instead. Guess there was a little culture confusion :laugh:
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    Hey Jim, so good to hear from you. Good post on...

    Hey Jim, so good to hear from you. Good post on the topic.
    I have 4 sons and all have trained and crosstrained with me and other teachers and hold high mudansha rank but still have no Shodan rank,...
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    I absolutly love this topic and the candor and...

    I absolutly love this topic and the candor and maturity of the posters here. I had an open house for our new DOjo in Victoria Texas yesterday. One of the visitors approached me with a series of...
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    This Testarossa Driver just loves his 600+ HP...

    This Testarossa Driver just loves his 600+ HP 2000 Camaro, which in fact has had track time and suspension upgrades for those twisty roads;). Sorry, no gawking girls or loose chains with open shirt....
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    That is a very good point. Any others out there...

    That is a very good point. Any others out there with ideas about this.
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