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  1. Take a look at the foot visible to the right of...

    Take a look at the foot visible to the right of the saya. It has the same markings.

    Could it be that the illustrator made a small mistake and this is supposed to be some sort of hand covering with...
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    Competence in one art allows you to be an expert...

    Competence in one art allows you to be an expert in another.
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    If a Japanese sword is drawn, it can't be put...

    If a Japanese sword is drawn, it can't be put back in the scabbard until it has shed blood.
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    Technically you are correct, but I think we all...

    Technically you are correct, but I think we all know that a person attending a single training session once every few years (if even that) is not really a student. Of course, that guy who had his...
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    Trying to get around all the brown nosers is...

    Trying to get around all the brown nosers is difficult at best. But I did have a lot of conversations with folks that were long time students of him during my 15 or so years in Japan. Nothing so far...
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    I own and have watched that DVD many times. I...

    I own and have watched that DVD many times. I honestly can't remember Hatsumi saying anything close to that. Of course, I was going off of the Japanese and not the subtitles. As Eric just hinted at,...
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    Can you give a concrete example and a source?...

    Can you give a concrete example and a source? Because I am unaware of him talking about it as it is being portrayed here. Reading a book by someone in the past is one thing, saying that dead folks...
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    Did Hatsumi claim to commune with his teachers on...

    Did Hatsumi claim to commune with his teachers on the spiritual plane?

    I am not aware of any. I know he considers doing thing like reading old letters from Takamatsu to be reliving conversations...
  9. Thread: Rikishin ryu

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    Steve is right. At this point in time in your...

    Steve is right. At this point in time in your life, are you sure you can even stand living in Japan for more than a year, let alone ten? You might want to try getting a job through something like the...
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    Show me where I said that. I am assuming that you...

    Show me where I said that. I am assuming that you are trying to attack me because you can't debate any of the points I raise. If you can't point to where I said this, I will continue my assumption.
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    If it goes on under his nose and he allows it and...

    If it goes on under his nose and he allows it and does not call the police or do anything to stop it, yes.
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    But as stated, If Duncan lets this type of...

    But as stated,



    If Duncan lets this type of thing happen under his nose, this thread should be in bad budo.
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    So why did you accuse Job of having a freudian...

    So why did you accuse Job of having a freudian slip about the matter?

    And the fact remains, you have one standard for someone with your own skin color than you do for people like Bryce Dallas.
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    Ok, but the point is you were the first to accuse...

    Ok, but the point is you were the first to accuse another of racism.



    By doing what you are, having one standard for someone with your own skin color and a harsher one for those that are not.
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    I don't know. Are you going to get on a plane to...

    I don't know. Are you going to get on a plane to come see me? The testosterone is getting thick in here. I don't see why I would go to Japan just to meet with someone with a racial outlook like you.
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    Post #62 on this page. ...

    Post #62 on this page.

    http://www.e-budo.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43939&page=5





    But your first post in the thread I linked to above said that Duncan and his student should not be...
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    So prove it and show up to train with Ashida Kim....

    So prove it and show up to train with Ashida Kim. Then try using that dodge here.
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    Actually, you did accuse Elftengu of having a...

    Actually, you did accuse Elftengu of having a racial thing with Duncan.

    And then there is the fact that you are quite willing to call white folks like Christina Jacobs and Bryce Dallas fakes...
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    That has to be one of the oldest internet tricks...

    That has to be one of the oldest internet tricks used by people on the losing side of a martial arts related debate. It is a sign that the person using it can't lay out facts in a calm manner.
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    To do so would be breaking his blood oath to the...

    To do so would be breaking his blood oath to the Katori Shinto ryu.

    And how the heck could he have? Duncan lives in New York. When Duncan was started claiming to teach ninjutsu, Draeger was living...
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    Don't they hold the circus there as well? Seems...

    Don't they hold the circus there as well? Seems appropriate.

    And unfortunately, there is a lot of marketing and connection games going on. Some people seem to support Duncan because he is black...
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    We could say the same thing about Ashida Kim,...

    We could say the same thing about Ashida Kim, could we not?

    You yourself said that you heard Duncan claim to have learned Koga ryu ninjutsu from Draeger. He should be able to prove that. Since he...
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    You mean they both use fists? And I rather...

    You mean they both use fists?

    And I rather suspect that Duncan does a lot of reading of Stephen Hayes. That makes what he does a rather pale imitation IMO. I see nothing he does that is any closer...
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    Duncan did. He claimed to have learned from...

    Duncan did. He claimed to have learned from Fujita. You said so yourself.

    Ashida Kim claims to have learned from a guy but can't prove it. We treat him as a fraud. You do to. Duncan claims to have...
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    He said he did not teach anyone his art of...

    He said he did not teach anyone his art of ninjutsu. A simple google search will provide my article and the sources I based it on. If you are too lazy to look them up, then you are beneath contempt....
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