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by wadoka
Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Rules and Notices
Topic: I have just updated to v3.2, hopefully all still working
Replies: 0
Views: 26370

I have just updated to v3.2, hopefully all still working

Just a quick test of the new version
by wadoka
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Do the other kata matter?
Replies: 4
Views: 16157

Re: Do the other kata matter?

There is enough to do already but we shouldn't be bound by some esoteric boundary of the first nine kata, even tough that may have been Otsuka Sensei's words or sentiment, but none of us are to that level.
by wadoka
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Smashing and smearing eggs into the chest
Replies: 3
Views: 17471

Re: Smashing and smearing eggs into the chest

The only place where it could be related in Kihon Kumite is for Number 1, but that only depends on whether you aim your last strike above the opponent's defensive arm that is place across the chest. If so, then the egg dribbles down...
by wadoka
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Changing kata - Improvement or destruction?
Replies: 1
Views: 13014

Re: Changing kata - Improvement or destruction?

Just got time for a quick reply. I think variants are always nice to play with as long as the core is understood and people have the ability to manage the exploration. What we do collectively as a group or organisation is based upon the consensus of the group, or provided from the top down - dependi...
by wadoka
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Smashing and smearing eggs into the chest
Replies: 3
Views: 17471

Smashing and smearing eggs into the chest

Last night I was trying to explain the process where in our ippon kumite or kumite gata, after a gyakuzuki counter attack, we try to neutralise the opponent's arm that they are holding across their chest. We punch and then we push/pin the opponent's arm to reduce the risk of their counter attack. Wh...
by wadoka
Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Maegeri - mawashigeri
Replies: 16
Views: 46087

Re: Maegeri - mawashigeri

Are we over analysing?

I teach it as a boot into the bottom ribs. Maybe an angled maegeri, nothing more sophisticated than that.
by wadoka
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 12338

Merry Christmas

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, as with time zones etc some of you are already there.
by wadoka
Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Sad news on the passing of Reg Kear
Replies: 14
Views: 41988

Re: Sad news on the passing of Reg Kear

Dear Rachel Thank you so much for taking the time to come onto this forum and posting your message, especially during this period. It is a sad loss and he will be missed here. He always made time for me and I had hoped one day we would share a glass of red down under. I will follow up on his recomme...
by wadoka
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Strange problems with the Forum site
Replies: 0
Views: 42799

Strange problems with the Forum site

I've had several people let me know about problems they are having with making posts, logging in and even registering a new account.

I tried registering a new account and wasn't able to activate it either. I don't know what is going on but am looking.
by wadoka
Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Sad news on the passing of Reg Kear
Replies: 14
Views: 41988

Sad news on the passing of Reg Kear

Unfortunately I found out via Facebook the sad news that Reg Kear has passed away.

Rest in peace.