Thread: New York, NY - Oishi Judo Club
6/29/2007 4:49pm, #11
A quick update:
The dojo has moved into a new location. Although the actual mat space is smaller, one wall in the new place is padded. If you watch the videos from the old school Fitz posted, you'll see a stone wall which greatly restricted using the old mat space fully. Plus new school is beautiful! The architect did a great job giving a clean, modern feeling with enough touches to give it a very nice character.
Key points in the new place:
- Brand new Swain Gold Medal Premium Tatami mats
- Fully springed sub-floor in training area.
- School is now on the street level instead of a sub-basment.
- Bathrooms are now inside of the school instead of having to go upstairs.
- Air Conditioned.
- Padded wall.Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.
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7/17/2007 1:43pm, #12
I had my first class at Oishi's dojo Saturday. My impression of the place is the same as everyone else's -- they're a great bunch of people who run a fine dojo that offers first rate instruction. The place itself is clean and welcoming. It's expensive, but so is everything else in NYC.
5/23/2012 8:46pm, #13
- Join Date
- Jul 2010
This is such a welcoming, fantastic place to do Judo in. If you train here you will instantly love Oishi-sensei-- everybody does.
There's NO attitude from the regular members and people are super helpful.
This dojo personifies what Judo and NYC are all about.
2/12/2014 4:40pm, #14
- Join Date
- Oct 2010
Help! Why don't I see the ratings?! Were they taken down? Am I missing something? Also, since a couple of you guys posted thorough reviews/impressions while relatively new to this school, if you have continues to train there can you update your impressions? It would be much appreciated as I am considering joining.
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2/12/2014 5:46pm, #16
i train at kokushi budo and my sensei has nothing but good things to say about oishi sensei"Face punches are an essential character building part of a martial art. You don't truly love your children unless you allow them to get punched in the face." - chi-conspiricy
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