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    As far as I know, the oldest book on Kodokan judo...

    As far as I know, the oldest book on Kodokan judo was published in december 1904 and written by Arima Sumihoto under the title Judo -tai-i, one of the very first Kano´s student. The book was then...
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    You are welcome Igor, We have the same...

    You are welcome Igor,

    We have the same information about Kawaishi apparently. He was born in Kyoto and learnt some unspecified Aikijujutsu style at the Dai Nippon Butokukai until 1920 when he left...
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    Hello, Kawaishi Mikinosuke who was a Judo...

    Hello,

    Kawaishi Mikinosuke who was a Judo teacher wrote some very detailed books about Judo but according to Marco Marzagalli, it seems that he had studied some Ju-jutsu style prior studying Judo....
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    Nine circles is a very serious company run by a...

    Nine circles is a very serious company run by a long time japanese martial art teacher. They do sell quality stuff. I, too wanted to purchase such a bo in the past and I had chosen Nine circles, but...
  5. Aunkai Bujutsu interview with Akuzawa Minoru Sensei

    This is a brand new video from Guillaume Erard. It is an interview with Akuzawa Minoru Sensei, the founder of Aunkai Bujutsu conducted in Tokyo earlier this year.

    Akuzawa Sensei talks about his...
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    I guess you are talking about this kata: Seiryoku...

    I guess you are talking about this kata: Seiryoku Zen'yo Kokumin Taiiku (tandoku renshu)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7arqpKao0g

    This kata was developped in the 20´s by Kano as well and...
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    Hello Timo, You might be interested in the...

    Hello Timo,

    You might be interested in the Kime no kata


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eN1Z8qKNfW8

    Kime no kata was developped nin the early days of the Kodokan by the founder of Judo,...
  8. Thread: Hello from Japan

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    Vad trevligt!!!! Jag bodde precis i Göteborg på...

    Vad trevligt!!!! Jag bodde precis i Göteborg på 90 talet. Jag var språklärare på den tiden.

    Happy training Yamada san, I´m sure we will have some very informative information about Budo and...
  9. Thread: Hello from Japan

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    Oh nice, I lived and worked in Sweden as well. ...

    Oh nice, I lived and worked in Sweden as well.

    Väck ej björnen som sover is a very old swedish proverb and has a lot of wisdom in it.

    Two years ago in tokyo, I was out with some friends in...
  10. Thread: Hello from Japan

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    Hello Yamada san!!!!!!! Nice to have you on...

    Hello Yamada san!!!!!!!

    Nice to have you on this board. Where did you live in Europe? I wish I could do exactly as you did, spending several years in the Land of the rising sun.

    Looking forward...
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    Well, i just realized that I did write some...

    Well, i just realized that I did write some inaccurate information. I had actually forgotten about the relationship between Kyokushin and Taikiken and some of the epic encounters between the two...
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    As far as I know, Horibe did study some western...

    As far as I know, Horibe did study some western boxing in his youth and went to several east asian countries to compare and/or test his skills (Thailand, China, the Philippines, Manmyar, Singapore,...
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    I replied while you were posting. Human weapon...

    I replied while you were posting. Human weapon was a nice show but not always accurate. I do not know why Horibe´s Koppo jutsu was chosen for this episode. To my knowledge, Horibe never claimed any...
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    I did not know that Seishi Horibe was dead but I...

    I did not know that Seishi Horibe was dead but I knew that the Dojo he used to run was in Shinjuku not too far away from the Kyokushin Hombu Dojo.

    Horibe claimed to be the 53th successor of the...
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    Hello Kit, I really love the international...

    Hello Kit,

    I really love the international LE´s brotherhood. Solidarity and support are great.

    Here is a picture of the holsters in use. There is a button under the "arch" which is almost...
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    Hello Kit, I was reading "la gazzetta di...

    Hello Kit,

    I was reading "la gazzetta di Parma" my hometown´s newspaper today and I read an interesting article about just that subject. Two guys were "visiting" an appartment when the Police...
  17. Thread: What is karate?

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    Kudo, formely known as Daido Juku was founded by...

    Kudo, formely known as Daido Juku was founded by AZUMA Takashi, a former Kyokushin top competitor. Despite winning one all japan kyokushin
    tournament early in his carreer, he felt like something...
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    One of the biggest problem in my opinion is the...

    One of the biggest problem in my opinion is the officer´s equipment. Not only, the officers do not work in gi and on padded floors but also carry themselves a belt with some weapons around. I think...
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    Sure it is. This is one of Humanity´s masterpiece...

    Sure it is. This is one of Humanity´s masterpiece and still relevant in those days and age.
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    Mr Marko, I won´t even try to argue with you....

    Mr Marko,

    I won´t even try to argue with you. I know what I have seen and heard in that seminar. I also know what I read on the various forum. I do not feel the need to make any further comment...
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    I would warmly recommend Aunkai Bujutsu because...

    I would warmly recommend Aunkai Bujutsu because it is exactly what you are looking for.

    Here are some information about the Aunkai method:



    Aunkai Bujutsu is indeed very austere but also...
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    You are right. I have the deepest for you and...

    You are right. I have the deepest for you and your amazing work in your blog. I have no problem with you and nothing was adressed against you personnaly.

    I´m done talking about this man on this...
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    I´m very sorry but I have to respectfully...

    I´m very sorry but I have to respectfully disagree with your assertion. I have been to one of Mr Harden´s seminar. It was last September in Darmstadt, Germany. The host was an Aikido teacher who I...
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    What I find very interesting is the fact that Mr...

    What I find very interesting is the fact that Mr Harden has harshly critiziced for years the work of others very skilled teachers to finally show exactly the same work and using the same patterns:...
  25. Yes, I remenber you mentioning it on another...

    Yes, I remenber you mentioning it on another thread. I think it is great to see that Yoshida Kotaro´s skills have been successfully passed on to the next 2 generations.

    It seems that the Matsuda...
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