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by wadoka
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Changing kata - Improvement or destruction?
Replies: 1
Views: 6995

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: 10594

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: 23745

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: 9542

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: 22606

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: 32040

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: 22606

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.
by wadoka
Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Wado-Kai Karatedo Textbook - Kata Section (Vol. I)
Replies: 8
Views: 16717

Re: Wado-Kai Karatedo Textbook - Kata Section (Vol. I)

claas wrote: It seems Wadokai wanted to make this thing right. Some sperring mistakes are included...
:-)
by wadoka
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Martial Arts survey university research project
Replies: 0
Views: 32735

Martial Arts survey university research project

I was sent this message from Viki Lloyd, a Wado-ka from Reading. I am writing to you as I am involved with a research project at the University of Reading which is being lead by Dr Carol Fuller into the health, fitness, well being, value and identity benefits of martial arts practice. The outcomes ...
by wadoka
Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Does anyone else play golf?
Replies: 4
Views: 10442

Re: Does anyone else play golf?

Reg, looks like that you do have a lot more to content with out in the open wilderness that here in this green and pleasant land, and your Wado mind leads to the right decision. Gary, you are right, it is nice knowing nothing, performing like a beginner, being taught a little and then going away to ...