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by wadoka
Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Gary's lone wolf howlin'
Replies: 7
Views: 14552

Re: Gary's lone wolf howlin'

Ah yes, all the better for a new posting.
by wadoka
Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Opening your body, pinan shodan and uraken uchi
Replies: 3
Views: 7020

Re: Opening your body, pinan shodan and uraken uchi

Am slightly confused, but as is the case of forums and lots of writing. I personally wouldn't associate any hip movement in Pinan Shodan movements 1-2-3. There's a lot going up on top but down below, it's a bit like naihanchi. Come to think of it, that's the first time I have thought of it that way....
by wadoka
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Opening your body, pinan shodan and uraken uchi
Replies: 3
Views: 7020

Re: Opening your body, pinan shodan and uraken uchi

When I teach those first three movements I talk about opening, closing and then opening the body.
by wadoka
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Hironori (Jiro) Ohtsuka
Replies: 3
Views: 8865

Re: Hironori (Jiro) Ohtsuka

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by wadoka
Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Hironori (Jiro) Ohtsuka
Replies: 3
Views: 8865

Re: Hironori (Jiro) Ohtsuka

A sad loss indeed for the Otsuka family with Kazutaka Sensei having lost his mother at the beginning of the year and now his father.

I've had the privilege to be on the receiving end of his instruction and it was pleasure and honour.
by wadoka
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Arakawa Sensei
Replies: 4
Views: 10996

Re: Arakawa Sensei

Another Wado stalwart passes. Rest in peace.
by wadoka
Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Non Martial Arts Talk
Topic: More Aussie wine...
Replies: 7
Views: 24385

Re: More Aussie wine...

Durif is not very common. I've tried this before and have a bottle stashed away - The Black Stump Durif Shiraz
by wadoka
Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Best wishes to you all for 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 7178

Best wishes to you all for 2015

It has been a bit quiet of late but hopefully there are enough of you lurking to see this.

Happy New Year everyone.
by wadoka
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Stretching
Replies: 6
Views: 11670

Re: Stretching

Thanks everyone.

I need to try a change and will give the leg raise type stretching a go after a general warm up.
by wadoka
Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Stretching
Replies: 6
Views: 11670

Stretching

At this moment in time the height of my sokutogeri is shockingly low. Obviously through lack of maintenance but I do a series of stretches as part of the club warm but must have been lacking the specific ones. Aside from getting a partner to lift the leg up in sokutogeri position, are there any stat...