Posted On:7/20/2007 11:47am
Style: Muay Thai n00b
I'm reading through your class list night now to scope the field of possible self-invites. To be honest, I'll be there more to chill with a friend and this event will largely be based around their work schedule so I'll get back to you on a more "That Day" post after I meet up with them.
Oh, and should I e-mail yer Sensei or will you just inform them when I finally get a date goin'?
And I'll bring a camera if I can find one and I'm allowed to carry it.
Posted On:7/22/2007 4:54am
Style: okinawan goju ryu karate
It shouldn't really be a drama anyway, but nonetheless you can't go wrong by e-mailing sensei's Kevin or Keith. Do not e-mail the teacher of tuesday's class as he has recently moved to Australia and the website as yet has not been changed.
Posted On:7/22/2007 1:53pm
Thanks for the info. I'm thinking sometime in the middle of next week so far, but it could change.
Posted On:7/27/2007 11:36am
Three hours a week is enough to keep your level up.. A few hours outside of training? How about training every morning.
I can understand advancing at something quickly if you have natural talent and spend good time with quality instruction but 'cutting corners' will catch up with you in the end. However,
If your instructor says you are at that level, you cant exactly disagree? Can you?
Posted On:7/27/2007 12:03pm
Originally Posted by Gary001
Three hours a week is enough to keep your level up..
Not in anything SD or sport related that I know of.
Originally Posted by doofaloofa
Posted On:7/27/2007 12:40pm
Whatever dude. I havent trained in years and I bet i'd still give you a run for your money.
It's not like everything else I can just forget. You do anything long enough and it becomes second nature.
Last edited by Neildo; 7/27/2007 12:44pm at .
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Posted On:7/27/2007 1:01pm
Originally Posted by dandangojuman
4.) Bunkai are being watered down and perverted into dance
Bunkai doesn't have to be "watered down" to be useless. It's perfectly capable of being useless in its original intended state. Kata is not an efficient way to learn to fight. Bunkai is an extension of that inefficient training method. Everybody has a different interpretation of technique within the same kata. Everybody says they have the "real bunkai".
The fact is that there are thousands of perfectly useful techniques right out in the open for anybody to learn who is willing to practice. There is no technique so "deadly" that it deserves the time it will take for you to analyze your kata and find the "real bunkai". Find a teacher that knows how to fight and can teach you fight without so-called hidden technique.
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