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    Traditional Japanese Ju Jitsu on Long Island... Is there anyway?

    I've done Shorin Ryu karate since I was 13, I've trained MMA on and off but I keep coming back to traditional martial arts. I have looked all over but cannot find a Japanese JJ school anywhere near me but there are plenty of BJJ schools, which I am not interested in.

    I miss the tradition, respect and formalities of a proper dojo. I miss the katas and weapons training. While it may not all be practical in the street it is what holds my interest long after.

    Can anyone here help me out. Thanks.

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    Out of curiosity, why do you miss the kata?

    In my (albeit limited) experience with JJJ there was only a kata at a higher level (brown?) ot my knowledge; although my old kyokushinkai karate training was full of kata.
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    Are you looking for koryu or gendai jujutsu ?
    "To sin by silence when one should protest makes cowards out of men".

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    I would use the kata as an active meditaion. Same as when it comes to my time spent on the makiwara. Other than that I just enjoyed learning them.
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  6. Lindz is online now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shogun Assassin View Post

    I miss the tradition, respect and formalities of a proper dojo.
    Judo has this

    Quote Originally Posted by Shogun Assassin View Post
    I miss the katas and weapons training. While it may not all be practical in the street it is what holds my interest long after.
    and eventually this

    you could probably get the same in a lot of karate schools also
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugo Stiglitz View Post
    You didn't answer my question
    I appologize Hugo, I had responded to MrJ's post from my phone and hadn't see yours yet. I am more interested in Koryu Ju Jutsu. From what I know the Gendai is more or less Goshin or self defense oriented. If I can't find a Koryu school I wouldn't scoff at it though.

    Lindz - I did a bit of Judo when I was younger and sadly the only local club (yes club it's all sport oriented here) is a part of a larger MMA facility which I would like to stay away from. As for Karate, I always wanted to get back involved in a traditional Okinawan style school but my old dojo is the only one that fits this category locally. There are no Goju or Uechi-Ryu schools locally. Well the only Goju school prides itself on not being "traditional".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lindz View Post
    Kendo

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    Surprisingly that doesn't help too much.
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    There's other styles of traditional karate that do those things as well, if you haven't looked into them.

    Isshin-ryu, Shito-ryu, Shorin-ryu, Wado-ryu (I think), and a couple others I'm not thinking of at this moment. I kinda doubt you would have kobudo around there, but check around for that too
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