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    Yes but...

    Thank you. I have already read the page. however I wondered if there were other "independent" pages dedicated to this ryu or with information about this ryu. I havent found any dojos in Japan or any...
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    Tenshin Shintai Ryu?

    Hi All
    I recently came across this ryu (or a branch of them) up in Boston MA. I would have to start by confessing my ignorance regarding this specific ryu and inability to find any mention of them...
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    Hi All I loved the healthy debate here. There...

    Hi All
    I loved the healthy debate here. There seems to be a TSKSR group in Boston MA
    I found their Facebook page.
    https://www.facebook.com/boston.katori.ma/info?tab=page_info
    Has anyone been to...
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    Hi Also found a Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu...

    Hi
    Also found a Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu study group in Boston.
    https://www.facebook.com/boston.katori.ma/info?tab=page_info

    They seem pretty good too. Has anyone been out to see them...
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    I realise that this is quite an old thread but...

    I realise that this is quite an old thread but thought this would be relevant to someone who searched for this topic on google (as I did and found it)
    There is a Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu in...
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    Of course they are....

    Hi Nakmuayfarang
    I dont know if you went back or joined them yet. (I just saw this response). Lotfi is one of the three Kyoshi at that Atlanta dojo. He has many years of experience in Shotokan...
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    Thank you. I will visit them soon. :)

    Thank you. I will visit them soon. :)
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    Any dojos in Boston area now?

    I realise this post is quite old now but was wondering if there are any koryu dojo/s is Boston/Cambridge Massachusetts

    Thanks in advance.
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    Hi Mike I recently met the Kashima group at UGA....

    Hi Mike
    I recently met the Kashima group at UGA. They are open to non UGA students training with them but you have to be really nice and polite while asking. I think thats the option for most...
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    Atlanta, USA- Any Koryu schools here

    Hi
    I was looking for koryu schools in the Atlanta area. I am not picky and would be happy with study groups as well. My interest stems from a desire to see some of the kata in real life rather than...
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    Hi Wyse Not sure if you found it already but ...

    Hi Wyse
    Not sure if you found it already but
    http://www.japansociety.org.uk/4614/jay-michael/
    Has his email and phone at the bottom of the article
    all the best
    Tom
  12. Thread: Tsksr

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    Hi Sean Although we are taught to respect age,...

    Hi Sean
    Although we are taught to respect age, that should not be a deterrent. If he is training under Sugawara sensei, then he is the real deal. If he has permission to teach then all the more...
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    Hi Chris They have a demo every year at Japan...

    Hi Chris
    They have a demo every year at Japan Fest. They are under Sugawara sensei. This is the link to their public page. I have heard that Sugawara sensei is an excellent teacher of both Aikido...
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    Ah I see..My apologies. I meant the shihan-ke...

    Ah I see..My apologies. I meant the shihan-ke lineage and typed out "soke" instead...Yes best to focus on the training and good iai...But again they are there and I am sure the iai-jitsu of the TSKSR...
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    Sorry about that...Didnt mean to imply that. I am...

    Sorry about that...Didnt mean to imply that. I am not sure if they are or are not...Besides I think its better to stay out of it...as this gets dangerously close to the political arena.




    My...
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    Hi Brian I think you posted this elsewhere as...

    Hi Brian
    I think you posted this elsewhere as well...and I responded there but to re-state it..
    Probably but I believe we were talking about them being legitimate...which they are...Besides one can...
  17. Thread: Kenjutsu dojo

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    Hi Christopher, I completely agree. I have no...

    Hi Christopher,
    I completely agree. I have no idea about the relationship and no idea about whats going on there. I stated what I found out online and by a few email conversations with the members...
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    Probably but I believe we were talking about them...

    Probably but I believe we were talking about them being legitimate...which they are...Besides one can always debate that they are both students of Otake sensei and hence both part of the mainline. Of...
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    This was the email they sent. We are under...

    This was the email they sent.
    We are under Sugawara, Tetsutaka Sensei who began studying in 1975 and received his 'kyoshi' /instructors license in 1986 from Otake, Risuke Sensei. Sugawara Sensei is...
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    I see and that is a very valid point. Hence I...

    I see and that is a very valid point. Hence I took it upon myself to delve a bit deeper. I did check out whether they were "legitimate" or not and they seem to be. They post a lot of stuff on their...
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    I see and that is a very valid point. Hence I...

    I see and that is a very valid point. Hence I took it upon myself to delve a bit deeper. I did check out whether they were "legitimate" or not and they seem to be. They post a lot of stuff on their...
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    Thank you Sir. I did write to them. They no...

    Thank you Sir. I did write to them. They no longer practice these kata here in Atlanta....
    Thanks
    Tom

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    This is very late in the day but.. Have you...

    This is very late in the day but..
    Have you tried Katori Shinto ryu group in Atlanta?
    Just found their FB page......
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    Dear Hall-san, This is very late in the day but...

    Dear Hall-san,
    This is very late in the day but who is Mr X?
    I was looking up Kashima Shinryu but Mr Friday is now in Japan and the university club is not open to outsiders...Please can you connect...
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    This is a bit late in the day and I am not sure...

    This is a bit late in the day and I am not sure if you are still looking but I was looking for the same and found a Katori Shinto ryu group in Atlanta. Here is their FB page.......
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