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by wadoka
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Hironori (Jiro) Ohtsuka
Replies: 3
Views: 7130

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: 7130

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: 7792

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: 15422

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: 5493

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: 8788

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: 8788

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...
by wadoka
Sun May 18, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Just call me XXXXXX
Replies: 7
Views: 10362

Re: Just call me XXXXXX

Had a teenager start a few weeks back. Very quiet but I can see that he it trying and making adjustments when prompted. As he left the other night, we heard him speak for the first time, loud and bold as you like, Bye Gordon, see you next week. I would prefer that although Spartacus is OK, but don't...
by wadoka
Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Wado Talk
Topic: Shiomitsu Sensei visited the Winter Course
Replies: 6
Views: 9471

Shiomitsu Sensei visited the Winter Course

Just a quick message to the wider Wado family to say that Shiomitsu Sensei visited every day on the Wado Academy Winter Course in Guildford last week. Sensei has a long journey still but the fact that was able to traverse the dojo floor in his wheelchair whilst we were training was fantastic to see....