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by JuhaR
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Are Kihon Kumites just examples that show us how we should analyze wado katas?
Replies: 7
Views: 18933

Are Kihon Kumites just examples that show us how we should analyze wado katas?

I hate coming up with subjects, mine never capture the point of my posts... Ohtsuka Meijin stressed the "aliveness" of kata and kumite. The 10 Kihon Kumite seem to consist of wado kata sections, which are applied according to wado core principles, in a "living" way. Are we suppos...
by JuhaR
Thu Feb 20, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Bushinkai Wado-ryu?
Replies: 8
Views: 16931

Re: Bushinkai Wado-ryu?

karate master who has the ability to knock people down with his invisible life force. He can do it even if the other guy is standing behind a big tree. He has superhuman skills. I can do that! I can knock down any guy standing behind me with my life force without touching him . It's amazing, you ca...
by JuhaR
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Pulling the rear leg(junzuki)
Replies: 9
Views: 13455

Re: Pulling the rear leg(junzuki)

How about contracting - expanding as a part of the process? From junzuki stance you - as Gusei puts it - project your intention forwards through your front hand, and do a lot of other stuff after that. What if instead of pushing with the back leg you kind of contracted towards your center, and then ...
by JuhaR
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Just call me XXXXXX
Replies: 7
Views: 13071

Re: Just call me XXXXXX

Call me Ishmael.
by JuhaR
Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Curiouser & curiouser.
Replies: 10
Views: 15105

Re: Curiouser & curiouser.

This is a fine example of Shit-Faced-Ryu! According to rumours, senseis Jim Beam and Jack Daniels developed this marvellous style by mixing Chinese Drunken gongfu with Shotokan karate after poking their peckers in a power-outlet after taking a shower. Show a little respect!
by JuhaR
Wed May 08, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Internal Power
Replies: 174
Views: 201622

Re: Internal Power

The back leg (head of the femur in the rear leg) rotates in the hip socket as the blocking hand rotates at impact. This cross body action not only supports the blocking hand, it allows the blocker to enter the opponent’s space. I assume the same mechanics is present in e.g. the fourth (?) movement ...
by JuhaR
Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Internal Power
Replies: 174
Views: 201622

Re: Internal Power

If we equate or compare Shukokai or Shotokan with wado ryu JuhaR we are already in shoal waters because of our different lineage and cultural raison d'etre. In some instances we are not in danger if we consider aikido - or perhaps aikijitsu - as distant cousins and certainly the Chinese systems of ...
by JuhaR
Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Internal Power
Replies: 174
Views: 201622

Re: Internal Power

Can you do anything on a slippery floor? You would be surprised to learn what people can do on slippery floors... Like the old saying goes, if your soap falls on the floor, DON't pick it up! ;) Actually I was trying to use a metaphor to ask you if this is the "feeling" one should aim towa...
by JuhaR
Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Internal Power
Replies: 174
Views: 201622

Re: Internal Power

the bit in seishan after the YOKOGERI Yokogeri like e.g. in Pinan katas? The leg actually opens sideways? In the context of gyakuzuki, the back foot feeds the hikite as it corkscrews down and the front foot feeds the punching hand as the leg corkscrews sending energy out from the feet to the punchi...
by JuhaR
Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Internal Power
Replies: 174
Views: 201622

Re: Internal Power

So, wado is quite simple, then. All one has to do is to: 1. Find a good instructor 2. Train correctly A tad frustrating… How do one find a good instructor? Senseis don’t come with a tattoo stating: “ JKF Wadokai approved Master” (or do they? Maybe it's hidden under the gi...) On a more serious note,...