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  1. Thread: Changing Arts

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    Changing Arts

    Would you be able to give up your training, to begin again in a different art if you were presented with an opportunity to train with a teacher that you have always wanted? I don't mean "man, I have...
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    Japantown - Barry Lancet

    Has anyone read this book? Saw it in the store and was intrigued.

    Jeff
  3. Robert, Sorry it has sold. Jeff

    Robert,

    Sorry it has sold.

    Jeff
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    If anyone is interested I did have a face to face...

    If anyone is interested I did have a face to face meeting with him. It was a great experience. He explained his lineage, talked about his training, asked questions about mine and asked to see some...
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    Mr. Lowry teaches both Shinto Muso ryu as well...

    Mr. Lowry teaches both Shinto Muso ryu as well Shinkage ryu. If you are unable to reach via PM please let me know I may be able to provide your contact information.

    Jeff
  6. Thread: Yoga

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    Yoga

    Do we have any folks here who practice yoga? I have for years been interested and have taken a few classes here and there. I have never truly bought into as a primary form of exercise. I have read...
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    Cady, thanks for moving the post. After...

    Cady, thanks for moving the post. After speaking with him I felt much better. I think his writing did not convey his intent.

    Guy, small world indeed. Dr. Fabian was just here in Louisville...
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    I had a lengthy conversation with the gentleman...

    I had a lengthy conversation with the gentleman on the phone today. The first face to face meeting will include a private lesson. If we agree for me to become his student the $20 will go towards...
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    Also it is a pleasure to make your acquaintance...

    Also it is a pleasure to make your acquaintance Mr. Buyens. We share Hontai Yoshin ryu. I have been involved in the art since around 2003 (with a lull in the middle) under instruction of Brian...
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    I would wager he would not be so interested to...

    I would wager he would not be so interested to meet if the shoe were on the other foot and I used your suggestion.
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    Here is the direct quote: " we can arrange a time...

    Here is the direct quote: " we can arrange a time to meet or chat over the phone. I normally charge $20 to meet so I do not waste my time." If I become his student it will go towards tuition. If we...
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    Charge me to meet?????

    I have always had an interest in Bagua. I recently found contact information for a local gentleman who is supposed to teach the art. I sent an email inquiry today. He responded and said he was...
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    Additionally, I did speak with Michael Veltri...

    Additionally, I did speak with Michael Veltri prior to visiting. He was extremely helpful. I was the only American in the classes. There were several students who spoke English and were very open...
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    I had the opportunity to train with Yamaguchi...

    I had the opportunity to train with Yamaguchi sensei and his group while visiting Okinawa a couple of years ago. I visited their training session at the Budokan in Naha, spoke with one of the senior...
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    Crossroad of Training

    Do you ever feel that you are at a crossroad in your training? I have been training for the last eleven years in budo. Prior to that I had spent a couple of years doing Tae Kwon Do in my younger...
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    Sticky: I can't agree with Beth enough. If you have...

    I can't agree with Beth enough. If you have never been to the festival I highly recommend you attend. The demonstrations alone are well worth the effort. However, when you combine the beauty of...
  17. Shinto Muso ryu; Daito ryu; Goju ryu; Judo and Gracie jiu-jitsu books for sale

    Jodo Kyohan - Kaminoda and Nakashima (Japanese)
    SMR books covering kusarigama, hanbo, kenjutsu, jutte and hojojutsu - Kaminoda (Japanese)
    My Study of Judo - G. Koizumi
    Daito ryu Aikijujutsu Hiden...
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    TSKSR in New York state

    I do know that TSKSR is taught in New York state. I do not believe there is any instruction in NYC. I do believe there are other options in koryu bugei in NYC.

    Jeff
  19. Thread: Hanashi ryu

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    Hanashi ryu

    While training at the park this weekend we were approached by a gentleman asking what ryu we trained. We discussed with him at length the sytem and exchanged information. The gentleman indicated...
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    Sticky: The demonstrations were a big success again this...

    The demonstrations were a big success again this year. We had to cut the demonstration short on Saturday due to rain - The Yagyu Shinkage ryu and Shinto Muso ryu portion of the demonstration were...
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    Sticky: Koryu demonstrations & events in USA

    The koryu bugei will again be demonstrated at this year's Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis.

    The arts demonstrated will be Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu, Yagyu...
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    Louisville

    Ryan,

    There are at least three aikido groups in Louisville:

    Aikido of Louisville - ASU
    Louisville Aikikai - ASU
    Kentuckiana Aikikai - USAF

    All will treat you well. There is at least one...
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    I have nothing to add other than to say it may be...

    I have nothing to add other than to say it may be helpful if you explain the context in which kakari te was used.

    Jeff
  24. Thread: Books on Ebay

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    Robert, You are correct, that is cheap! ...

    Robert,

    You are correct, that is cheap! Please do, thanks!

    Jeff
  25. Thread: Books on Ebay

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    Robert, I take it that it has been sold. ...

    Robert,

    I take it that it has been sold. Disappointing, however, thanks for the information! I have heard it has some wonderful historic photos.

    Jeff
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