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    gloved karate outside of Japan?

    One recent development in Karate is the rise of Gloved karate in Japan. ShinKarate (or "new karate") aor gloved karate is basically Knockdown karate (as done in kyokushin) but wearing boxing gloves...
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    Osu has several different origins&meanings...

    Osu has several different origins&meanings depending on who you ask.
    One of the meanings is as a abbreviation of "Ohaiyo Gozaimasu" meaning "good morning.
    This is the most commonly seen one, and...
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    Each style claim that they invented the wheel and...

    Each style claim that they invented the wheel and that noone had thought of it before them.
    What else is new?
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    Basically, you punch and kick this type of...

    Basically, you punch and kick this type of bag/makiwara slowly and repeatedly in order to condition the striking area as preparation of hitting a opponent full power. It is especially used for...
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    I think you mean one of these...

    I think you mean one of these
    http://www.isami.co.jp/item/item_img/lsd-20.jpg
    http://www.bodymaker.jp/pict/PhotoImage/SB3_1.jpg

    Its a pretty common type of makiwara in knockdown karate dojos....
  6. Thread: Enoeda books

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    Good question I guess. In this case the JKA...

    Good question I guess.
    In this case the JKA grading version. Or what most would consider the JKA grading version.
  7. Thread: Enoeda books

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    good books. However, Enoeda apparently put his...

    good books. However, Enoeda apparently put his own personal kata interpretations (with the occasional modification and changed technique) into the book. I have seen several shotokan guys complaining...
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    nothing that I or any other kyokushin...

    nothing that I or any other kyokushin practicioner has heard about. including those who trained under him in Japan up to a few weeks before his death.
    Atleast then he was fully healthy (apart from...
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    A bit late to reply, but .... I dont know...

    A bit late to reply, but ....

    I dont know about Seidokaikan, but daido juku has a few traditional katas at high level (apparently they dont start learning them until black belt level). Most...
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    Dog breeds that has been bred up as fight dogs...

    Dog breeds that has been bred up as fight dogs are slightly more inclined to attack people -they have been bred up through generations to be aggressive.
    Not to the owner, but to strangers and whom...
  11. Minor correction, or clarification. Not...

    Minor correction, or clarification. Not eurosport. Its on the second channel in the eurosport network, "Eurosport 2".
    http://www.eurosport.com/tvschedule_clng0.shtml
  12. World WKF championship live on eurosport today and the next 4 days

    If you have access to the eurosport channel (the largest european sport channel. commonly available in europe, and occationaly available by satelite in other places) you might be interested in...
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    41īst European championship (WKF) results

    European championship for the world karate federation.
    Held the 5-7 may, in Stavanger, Norway.

    Kata female
    1. M. Cogolludo DE las Heras, Spain
    2. P. Nova, Czech Republic
    3. A. Munoz Gonzalez,...
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    Thanks for the vote of confidience :-) I am a...

    Thanks for the vote of confidience :-)
    I am a bit stressed today and a few days ahead (I realy does not even have time to write this, but I need a break), but will try to read through the thread and...
  15. Thread: ITKF worlds

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    You could very well be right. The name USKF comes...

    You could very well be right. The name USKF comes from my memory, which on occation can be faulty.
    And the WKF webpage does not say what the national US group is called either....
  16. Thread: ITKF worlds

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    ok thanks for the clarification. I was aware the...

    ok thanks for the clarification. I was aware the ITKF draws its "lineage" to JKA and shotokan, I just got the impression from your post that they were still affiliated (organisationaly, not just...
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    Yes I found it on their webpage now, never seen...

    Yes I found it on their webpage now, never seen it before (but admitedly I have not looked that hard).

    As for ITKF being associated to JKA, is that realy correct? JKA is part of JKF (japanese...
  18. Thread: ITKF worlds

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    ITKF? International traditional karate...

    ITKF? International traditional karate federation?
    http://www.itkf.org/

    I always tought that they were a "no-competition" organisation. Ohwell.live and learn!
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    A new board for kyokushin fans. ...

    A new board for kyokushin fans.

    www.kyokushin4life.com

    It is not so large yet, but it shows promises.
    And it has LOTS of video links!

    Registration is neccecary to get into all but the...
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    If he could have gotten into goju. I dont know...

    If he could have gotten into goju. I dont know how he got to know his new teacher Nei-Chu So, but chances are that they met trough some karate activity. So maybe he would not have come into contact...
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    Yes Sosai Oyama began his karate career in...

    Yes Sosai Oyama began his karate career in shotokan, Under Funakoshi (both Gichin and Giko), and stayed there for about two years (and to his 2nd dan) before switching to Goju ryu under Nei-Chu So,...
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    Funakoshi was not the only karate master going to...

    Funakoshi was not the only karate master going to japan (Motobu quickly comes to mind). And much of karates initial spread worldwide was due to US soldiers learning small parts of it while stationed...
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    Shihan Quinns forum was by far the largest. It is...

    Shihan Quinns forum was by far the largest. It is however not gone, it is just under remodelling. You can get to the new forum every now and then (it goes up and down a couple of times a day), but is...
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    That is one of the MMA "karate haters" favourite...

    That is one of the MMA "karate haters" favourite video.
    However, few bother to remember that Rhodes was (is) not realy a kickboxer as he is called in that link. He was/is a shorinji ryu karate...
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    I wont comment on the rest of the argument, but...

    I wont comment on the rest of the argument, but He IS mentioned on those pages (they are dedicated exclusively to him in fact). Atleast in my copy of the book (the second, revised and expanded,...
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