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by dangars
Sun May 27, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: My first year back!
Replies: 3
Views: 5235

Re: My first year back!

Hello all, I thought I'd let you know that today I attended a course which I didn't intend to grade as i didn't think I was ready. After being encouraged by several others who said I should at least have a go to see where my karate was. Any way I agreed to this and to my surprise I passed! Training ...
by dangars
Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: My first year back!
Replies: 3
Views: 5235

My first year back!

Afternoon, As some of you may know I had a rather long inforced break from training, its just been pointed out to me that I have been back for about 14 months and what can I say. Well there has been some changes in some techniques that we practice nothing major though. Amazingly I have managed to re...
by dangars
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: One for the instructors!
Replies: 5
Views: 5819

Re: One for the instructors!

Spoke to my sensei last week and he watched me performing this, he said even though I was doing it fine in front of him when I was doing it in front of our chief instructor I may been putting more into it causing me to over extend! I know I use to do a swinging action this time last year but since b...
by dangars
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: One for the instructors!
Replies: 5
Views: 5819

Re: One for the instructors!

My sensei is back Monday so maybe he will be able to explain just couldn't understand what he meant by this! but like I say I'm usually told it's very sharp!
by dangars
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Non Martial Arts Talk
Topic: cutting my first ep
Replies: 5
Views: 14532

Re: cutting my first ep

To say the air was a bit blue is an understatement when it happened but it's frustrating when you put so much time into something like this and then that happens! I wanted to buy a mac but that's nearly 3/4 of my monthly wages! I've in stalled new better recording software i'm using cakewalk which i...
by dangars
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: One for the instructors!
Replies: 5
Views: 5819

Re: One for the instructors!

Yeah when performing this I always make sure I lock my leg up when it's fully extended and then pull back into position once the technique is completed into hidari hanmi gamae. No other instructor has said this to me before as i'm usualy told thats it's very sharp and well excuted! Just thought he w...
by dangars
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Non Martial Arts Talk
Topic: cutting my first ep
Replies: 5
Views: 14532

Re: cutting my first ep

Well an update on how things have been going, things were going well had about 8 tracks 3/4 done and was getting lyrics wrote and was trying to convince a mate of mine to do vocal duties as I can't sing for toffee! Anyway cut a long story short went to start the laptop up last week and it seems it h...
by dangars
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: One for the instructors!
Replies: 5
Views: 5819

One for the instructors!

Hello all hope you are well, whilst practicing kihon geri at my last training session I was told that whilst performing Sokuto Chudan that I was kicking to far in front. I was told this with out any further explanation, as my sensei was unavailable to teach we had our chief instructor for this teach...
by dangars
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Karate Gi suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 24435

Re: Karate Gi suggestions

After reading through this thread the other week I went and searched the net and managed to bag myself a blitz white diamond for £35! It arrived this afternoon tried it on and done some kihon and some kihon geri in the living room ( yes I am blessed to have a room just big enough ) and the differenc...
by dangars
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:37 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: How has wado changed your life?
Replies: 22
Views: 19562

Re: How has wado changed your life?

After 10 years of not training I realised how much I missed it, has it changed my life I don't think I can answer that. I have been taught to respect others through my training and it has made me more relaxed, one thing I have noticed since going back is that the cold doesn't get to my joints as bad...