222308 Bullies, 3522 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 1 to 10 of 31
Page 1 of 4 1 234 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. Gosai is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    437

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 4:52pm


     Style: Ju d'oh!

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Shinsuikan dojo

    http://www.shinsuikandojo.com/index.htm

    That's the link for the dojo I located in my Phone book.

    With my current teacher unable to continue my Jujutsu classes (sadly, he's being scheduled to work during the time of the class, so he had to stop for now)

    Anyway, with this conundrum, I decided to look into new training possibilities, and came across this dojo, they ahve a website and everything and are damn close to me.

    Now, looking at it they offer
    -Aikido (yeah yeah, we know the Rep for that, and the history they give is a bit...typical. But doesn't even mention Morohei Ueshiba oddly)

    -Tae kwon do/Karate-do (actually claiming it's an art called 'Chong Shin Kwan' which was created by a Master Roger A. Jarrett, who has high ranks in both Tae kwon do, and Karate-do (Ryobu-kai) and is more or less a combination of both)

    -Iai-do (Now, I know it won't have much practical use these days, but it might be kinda fun to participate in that every so often)

    They also imply at least occasional Judo classes on the 'schedule and location' page.

    The instructor's name is Micheal Jacobs, has anyone heard of him? For his credentials he claims

    -began the study of Aikido in April 1989

    -He was promoted to Nidan in Aikido in 1996 by Shihan Fumio Toyoda (This Aikido rank is registered at Aikikai Foundation Tokyo, Japan)

    -He was promoted to 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do/Karate-do in October 1999

    -Jacobs Sensei was promoted to Sandan 3rd degree black belt in Aikido in March 2002 by Shihan Blok

    -He has also received the ranks of Shodan in Judo and Nidan in Iaido


    Now, he doesn't seem to have as inflated ranks in his systems as some Bullshido artists/Mcodjo owners would, but he certainly has a lot of ranks.

    I'm not entirely sure how high a Shodan is or a Nidan though.

    Can anyone here help me out a bit?

    PS: I'm not sure if any of this makes a difference but

    they link to Aikiweb....
  2. Plasma is offline
    Plasma's Avatar

    Bullshido Admin

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    7,045

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 4:58pm

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: 柔術

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Its an Aikido school. Aikido Sucks enough said.
  3. wagamichi is offline
    wagamichi's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Alaska
    Posts
    1,405

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 4:58pm


     Style: wagamichi shorei kempo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    What the **** is a 4th degree black belt in Tae kwon do/karate do. one is from korea and the other from okinawa. they have magic pants. run. run far away.
  4. Shaolinz is offline
    Shaolinz's Avatar

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    965

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 4:59pm


     Style: Muay Thai , BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    "Japanese terms
    One often hears Japanese terms used for dan ranks. They are:

    Shodan 1-dan
    Nidan 2-dan
    Sandan 3-dan
    Yondan, Yodan 4-dan
    Godan 5-dan
    Rokudan 6-dan
    Nanadan (Shichidan) 7-dan
    Hachidan 8-dan
    Kudan 9-dan
    "

    Source: http://senseis.xmp.net/?Shodan

    Here is the guy's aikido "sensei": http://www.chudokai.com/blok.htm
    Last edited by Shaolinz; 4/22/2006 5:01pm at .
  5. Plasma is offline
    Plasma's Avatar

    Bullshido Admin

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    7,045

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:01pm

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: 柔術

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaolinz
    "Japanese terms
    One often hears Japanese terms used for dan ranks. They are:

    Shodan 1-dan
    Nidan 2-dan
    Sandan 3-dan
    Yondan, Yodan 4-dan
    Godan 5-dan
    Rokudan 6-dan
    Nanadan (Shichidan) 7-dan
    Hachidan 8-dan
    Kudan 9-dan
    "

    Source: http://senseis.xmp.net/?Shodan
    Congrats you can post japanese counting you googled. You want a fucking medal?
  6. wagamichi is offline
    wagamichi's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Alaska
    Posts
    1,405

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:02pm


     Style: wagamichi shorei kempo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaolinz
    "Japanese terms
    One often hears Japanese terms used for dan ranks. They are:

    Shodan 1-dan
    Nidan 2-dan
    Sandan 3-dan
    Yondan, Yodan 4-dan
    Godan 5-dan
    Rokudan 6-dan
    Nanadan (Shichidan) 7-dan
    Hachidan 8-dan
    Kudan 9-dan
    "

    Source: http://senseis.xmp.net/?Shodan

    Here is the guy's aikido "sensei": http://www.chudokai.com/blok.htm
    What a dip ****!
  7. Shaolinz is offline
    Shaolinz's Avatar

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    965

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:03pm


     Style: Muay Thai , BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Actually I was helping him with this: "I'm not entirely sure how high a Shodan is or a Nidan though."
  8. wagamichi is offline
    wagamichi's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Alaska
    Posts
    1,405

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:04pm


     Style: wagamichi shorei kempo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Look chief, do you want to learn to fight, or become one with the universe? fight...enlightenment? Fight.....enlightenment? hard choice. There they have heavy on the enlightenment with emphisis on "safety"
  9. wagamichi is offline
    wagamichi's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Alaska
    Posts
    1,405

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:06pm


     Style: wagamichi shorei kempo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Shaolinz
    Actually I was helping him with this: "I'm not entirely sure how high a Shodan is or a Nidan though."

    Well in most modern Budo, There are 10 kyu ranks and 10 dan ranks (unless you are a bujinkan) shodan is the first blackbelt. but whos counting? Now go and post no more. You belong in noobie town.
  10. Askari is offline

    The Bottom Brick

    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    2,069

    Posted On:
    4/22/2006 5:07pm


     Style: BJJ, Ju-Jitsu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    His rank is apparantly from Shihan Kevin Blok. Bizarely if there is anyone that can convince you to train Aikido it is Kevin Blok. The guy can move.

    Happily I've left the room before letting him finish convincing me, as I dont really ever want to train Aikido.

    So the guys ranks are about as legit as they come. But its still Aikido.
    "Sifu, I"m niether - I'm a fire dragon so don't **** with me!"
Page 1 of 4 1 234 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.