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    I found the 2004 data, so I added that to the...

    I found the 2004 data, so I added that to the table.

    after looking at it again, the 10-year trend (in the US anyway) actually looks like the division of trend is mainly between higher incomes vs....
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    here are the US numbers:...

    here are the US numbers:
    http://www.geocities.com/nthdegree_news/data/MA-stats.htm

    no stats on styles, this is MA total (doesn't include tai chi, yoga etc - but I think it does include boxing,...
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    you might be in for an 'awakening'. The official...

    you might be in for an 'awakening'. The official histories of where the various kata came from, are based on legend and guesswork. Ever hear Chinto's story? picture this: During the early...
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    you might be in for an 'awakening'. The official...

    you might be in for an 'awakening'. The official histories of where the various kata came from, are based on legend and guesswork. Ever hear Chinto's story? picture this: During the early...
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    no. just knowing the term 'te' does not give you...

    no. just knowing the term 'te' does not give you anything more than the term itself. you know that there was an art called 'te' in the past, but we have no idea of anything about it in a technical...
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    He (Moenstah) can justifiably say that because...

    He (Moenstah) can justifiably say that because Karate does NOT have a defined history or lineage and it cannot be traced back with certainty much beyond the 20th century.
    Not to mention no one is...
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    I agree. The word 'dilute' seems to take on a...

    I agree. The word 'dilute' seems to take on a pejoritive on forums though. I look at competent changes to be part of an art evolving, not necessarily lost to a dilution.
    There are innovators and...
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    "diluting history" - now there's an interesting...

    "diluting history" - now there's an interesting concept.

    We are the sum of our experiences. if someone has Aikido or Taiqi under their belt for instance, and are 2-person drilling a principle...
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    - Does your style/school teach/require bunkai? ...

    - Does your style/school teach/require bunkai?

    There is no testing, so there are no requirements or rank or belts. If 'bunkai' implies "if they do this, then I do that", then no thats not taught...
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    that's correct. was just curious about...

    that's correct. was just curious about referencing an author's list of references. but Mr. Dostie also brings up a good question. As far as I know, if you read it, you can cite the work (with...
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    Nth Degree News

    latest issue: Martial Arts and the UK

    http://www.geocities.com/nthdegree_news/
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    it's not Shukokai's 'double hip'. It's some...

    it's not Shukokai's 'double hip'. It's some schools of Matsubayashi's version of whipping power generation. Or more acurately, the video shows the exagurated movement of this whipping principle as...
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    Thanks for the answers. nothing facinating, just...

    Thanks for the answers. nothing facinating, just wondered about how that works.
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    are bibliographies included in copywrite?

    simple question, but maybe difficult to answer.

    When a published book is copywriten material...does this include the Bibliography and cited source references?

    In other words, can I reference a...
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    google translated: ...

    google translated:

    http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kyokushinkan.ru%2Fviewsec.asp%3Fpage%3D67&langpair=ru%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools
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    I agree with Victor's standards but would qualify...

    I agree with Victor's standards but would qualify it with adding the assumption of it being part-time study. (although I'd break it down to 10 years continuous training + 5 year continuous training...
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    lol...maybe thats how some myths are started -...

    lol...maybe thats how some myths are started - good thing it didn't translate sai as 'ornamental hairpin'. :rolleyes:
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    cool! I hope there are plans to expand on it. ...

    cool! I hope there are plans to expand on it. ;)

    on the 2nd page...what is 'Rhinoceros technique' ? or am I using a bad translation?

    granted, the google language tools aren't that hot...at...
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    It's out of that semi-disappointed realization...

    It's out of that semi-disappointed realization that I initiated this thread. I wouldn't want to name sources as examples, but time and time again I'd read someones take on history (who also happen...
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    also a resource to check out:...

    also a resource to check out:
    http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_japanese_studies/toc/jjs32.2.html

    article: "Japan in the Life of Early Ryukyu" by Nelson, Thomas

    Abstract:
    The sources...
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    interesting thoughts so far. Bruce, agendas...

    interesting thoughts so far.

    Bruce, agendas and investure probably run as rampant (percentage-wise) in MAists publishing books as there are MAists on forums. There's going to be spin wherever we...
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    Validity of sources

    using the strictest guidlines for the validity of sources, what is there available to research?

    * physical artifacts: archeological digs, surveys and independant study. actual weapons, evidence...
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    Ashihara also has this type of kicking.

    Ashihara also has this type of kicking.
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    well Paul, the only thing I can say is, if you've...

    well Paul, the only thing I can say is, if you've got a problem with someone, then you need to be direct and ask them "whats up widdat?", as oppossed to writing vague notions of feelings you've been...
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    did someone stab you in the back Paul? on...

    did someone stab you in the back Paul?

    on topic: words like 'real' and 'true' can get you into trouble. for instance, one person might consider belts and rank as traditional and therefore 'real...
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