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Um, your shinai’s in my throat . . .

On occasion you’ll encounter a person in keiko who tends to hold a strong kamae. When attempting an attack, you may experience the tip of their shinai impacting your do at the chest level – or if it’s an experienced … Continue reading

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Who’s your best friend?

“Knock me and I’ll just get up again Stronger, wiser The adversary will now become my friend” From ‘Stir it Up’ by Howard Jones Yes, you poor souls who’ve had to drive with me long distances listening to my 80′s … Continue reading

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Shiai evaluation video

I thought going through my two matches at SWORD would be useful. They’re probably more useful to me…but I hope you find them beneficial as well. Here’s a breakdown of the match with a few pointers I think will be … Continue reading

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