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Gwaredydd
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19 Jan 2016, 5:04 pm

It started with a comment my Dad made about the series Kung Fu with David Caradine.
"See him, I taught him." The obsession that followed left me a laughing stock until at the age of 14 when I began to train in Karate. I've had a few teachers over the years, some better than others. Today I hold a 2nd Dan in Shorin Ryu Karate, it took a long time but it is one of my achievements. I train every other day. Does anyone else practice martial arts of any kind?



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20 Jan 2016, 7:10 pm

Congrats on nidan; that's quite an achievement. I trained through shodan in Aikido, and then some; I've been out of training for about two years because I moved and the nearest dojos are prohibitively far away. I really, really miss it -to the point that I've even toyed with the idea of opening my own dojo, renting space on someone else's mats, even though dojos run by shodans are ridiculous.



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21 Jan 2016, 11:42 pm

I've been doing something like an Inosanto blend for a little over 7 years (ie. kali/arnis/panantukan/wing chun/kuntao) and I'm still enjoying it although a lot of things are biding for my attention these days. I think I've also gotten to a point where I'm understanding how much my genetic presets and neurological state impacts progress. I've learned a lot but I still have quite a long way to go before I'm 'good' by my standards and with what I just mentioned it might be another five or ten years before I'm there.


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22 Jan 2016, 3:26 am

My kids do, my 7yr old has earned a blue belt in Hapkido and he also uses the Bo.


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23 Jan 2016, 6:26 pm

Done various martial arts mainly Wing Chun.



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30 Jan 2016, 2:20 am

I used to do Tae Kwon Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when I was younger. I also want to try Krav Magaa


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