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    Judo in Yorkshire England pre 1910

    This is a shot in the dark question based on incomplete information. The famous strongman, George F. Jowett, emigrated from Yorkshire England to small town Ontario in 1910. While in the village of...
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    The blurb on the back of the dustcover from The...

    The blurb on the back of the dustcover from The way to Better Judo states that Lowell is a native New Yorker. No mention of where he trained, just that he has been active in the twin fields of judo...
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    Charles, can you expand on the influence of Nakae...

    Charles, can you expand on the influence of Nakae on Can-ryu and Milton,etc.?
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    Is this in regards to techniques, or just the...

    Is this in regards to techniques, or just the descriptions? From memory, I know there are several sections in Kawaishi's books where Harrison has editor's notes about removing passages as not being...
  5. Robert Smith has a reference in the bibliography...

    Robert Smith has a reference in the bibliography section of A Complete Guide To Judo for Ashikaga, Kara Jiu-Jitsu, the apanese Method of Attack and Self Defense Liverpool Sp 4 vols, 218p.
  6. Kozuimi makes that statement in the intro to My...

    Kozuimi makes that statement in the intro to My Study of Judo. He went to the States for 3 years to study Electrical Engineering. Doesn't say where, or anything else about his time in the US.
  7. Thread: Shichidan

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    I have only heard people referring to a zebra as...

    I have only heard people referring to a zebra as a zeebra, although I sometimes say I go to the zoo to see the Zedbras and chimpanzeds :) Maybe I need to speak to more folks on the west coast. I have...
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    OK, so I got my coffee from Nate yesterday. Took...

    OK, so I got my coffee from Nate yesterday. Took a little longer than either of us expected, but well worth the wait. The smell of the Kenyan coffee is rich and promising, and the cup of coffee that...
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    OK, I'll send you a PM. Thanks.

    OK, I'll send you a PM.

    Thanks.
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    Hey, I'll be in Chicago for 4 days next week....

    Hey, I'll be in Chicago for 4 days next week. Does that count?
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    Bad day to be Canadian :rolleyes:

    Bad day to be Canadian :rolleyes:
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    See my comments above yours. I referenced him as...

    See my comments above yours. I referenced him as a second generation student of Kozuimi who became a technical advisor to Clark's group. As stated, an interstng connection, but not a direct lineage...
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    Would you believe a 2nd generation ju jitsu...

    Would you believe a 2nd generation ju jitsu instructor from Koizumi's lineage(specifies ju jitsu, not judo), who become a technical advisor to Robert Clark's WJJF? Not direct line influence to Clark...
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    I have done many seminars over the last 15 years...

    I have done many seminars over the last 15 years with Richard Morris and many of the ju jitsu folks he would bring over from England. One thing I usually noted about them, they never gave what they a...
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    http://www.redroseju-jitsu.org.uk/profbillrankin.h...

    http://www.redroseju-jitsu.org.uk/profbillrankin.html

    Came across this link today, this gentleman started ju jitsu training in 1928, trained on occassion with Yukio Tani(who was his father's...
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    I would agree with you about bringing over...

    I would agree with you about bringing over someone from other than the school where Barton-Wright trained, except he was not promoting ju jitsu per se, but Bartitsu, and Tani was one of his demo...
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    Is there more to the Tani/Tanabe connection than...

    Is there more to the Tani/Tanabe connection than Tani's father was friends with Tanabe? I am curious about what style of ju jitsu Tani's father taught. I have assumed Tani must have had a connection...
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    Check with the Takahashi dojo in the west...

    Check with the Takahashi dojo in the west end(parkdale/wellington area). the website doesn't seem to be working past the home page. Although primarily a judo dojo, they do list Kendo as being taught...
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    Curiouser and curiouser, I stand corrected.

    Curiouser and curiouser, I stand corrected.
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    Carl Cestari is not associated with this Lt X, as...

    Carl Cestari is not associated with this Lt X, as has already been stated. when Damian closed closecombatvideo.com, these guys must have bought the site, as it switches over to topsecrettraining.
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    The Cestari tapes are not available at the...

    The Cestari tapes are not available at the moment. They no longer own the URL, and it ihas been taken over by this topsecret training junk. Not related to Cestari, just picking off the gullible.
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    He got into contact (he gives no name here) with...

    He got into contact (he gives no name here) with a Japanized (is it a word?) Englishman who had trained daily for seven years with Tarro Myaki.
    He had to promise never to teach jiujitsu in the...
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    Depending on how far east you are willing to go,...

    Depending on how far east you are willing to go, Darrell Lafrance has an excellent jiu jitsu school focusing on grappling in Pickering http://www.kumojiujitsu.com/main2.htm . You might try looking...
  24. Thread: Serge Mol

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    You DO know Belgium is not a continent? :rolleyes:

    You DO know Belgium is not a continent? :rolleyes:
  25. It has been mentioned already, but just out of...

    It has been mentioned already, but just out of curiousity there Rip, where you been for the last 10-12 years? Are you aware that 8 tracks are no longer the cutting edge of technology?
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