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by Kuroi Tsubasa
Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Should it be compulsory?
Replies: 13
Views: 11769

Re: Should it be compulsory?

Why would you choose Wado over Kyokushin? AJ Well it all comes down to how the training is I guess I speak out of the little training that I had in both Wado is a much softer and more rounded off than kyokushin I think studying martial arts is good for children as it helps them develop focus,patien...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Should it be compulsory?
Replies: 13
Views: 11769

Re: Should it be compulsory?

I just read that my old school has now made kyokushin compulsory Makes me angry at times Although I think that everyone should be introduced to martial arts and made more aware of what it is I think everyone should also have the right to choose Plus I think Wado would have been a wiser choice for su...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Shodan Stories
Replies: 5
Views: 5134

Re: Shodan Stories

I love stories about Dan gradings Oneya sensei Not that kyus aint important Everytime I gave a Dan test I was pushed to my limits in different ways and everytime I had learned a bit more about me I would go back to the particular dojo after my shodan or poom and feel like a white belt all over again...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: My first year back!
Replies: 3
Views: 4513

Re: My first year back!

I guess I know the feeling I had been off for 4 years after about 10 years of training and when I came back I was shocked to see how I was unable to do stuffs that I had earlier done with ease Luckily my basics were intact (which led me through some of the initial belts easily) but then again I woul...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Shodan Stories
Replies: 5
Views: 5134

Shodan Stories

With my shodan test looming in the near future. It would be really interesting to hear from all the black belts here So could I know a bit about yourself? -how and why did you start off with the discipline? (Wado in this case) -What was your shodan test like? -Did your purpose and aim change en rout...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Scorpion Kick
Replies: 28
Views: 26945

Re: Scorpion Kick

The inventor in what way?If you search on internet you will find it long time before Matsuhisa performed it.The most famous (but a little different)is that of Chloe Bruce. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmHRhgq6UGM A little different :O I do the one Matsuhisa performed at the end of my stretching r...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Killing me softly
Replies: 39
Views: 30728

Re: Killing me softly

*gulp*
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Killing me softly
Replies: 39
Views: 30728

Re: Killing me softly

Wow! O_O


I feel minuscule,depressed,helpless,foolish,frustrated but primarily humbled reading about this technique
Arigatou Sensei Bob
Sounds like something a Samurai (Kenshin Himura anyone?) from some anime or manga would pull off
Inspiration for my journey ahead :)
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Which is/are your favourite Kata?
Replies: 45
Views: 44005

Re: Which is/are your favourite Kata?

Hi KT, Do you actually mean 'discreet' or perhaps 'discrete' which sounds more likely at the kata stage you appear to be working with.? In terms of kata and your prior history you should understand that wado ryu kata is considered to be Japanese kata and in being so is an entirely different animal ...
by Kuroi Tsubasa
Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Which is/are your favourite Kata?
Replies: 45
Views: 44005

Re: Which is/are your favourite Kata?

Hi Prajit, I tried to reply yesterday but just before posting my computer crashed.. I was wondering how you are taught kata. If I teach, I give the commands in the rythm that should be used when performing the kata. AJ Rythms :O Sounds rather interesting We are taught mainly by counts Like this ste...