Watch and Shoot !
Posted On:2/25/2010 10:19am
I note with some interest a number of discussions relating to Mr. Delane and his martial arts on a consumer advocacy website - www. bullshido.net
Having read these discussions there appears to be some discord amongst many established martial artists who have similarly read the threads. (Myself included)
I would be most pleased if you would consider joining the discussion and offering your opinion and clarifying the points which appear to be causing concern.
There are three discussions specific to Mr. Delaney and his martial arts however I draw you specifically to this : http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=87064 as I’ve requested a moderator for the site to eventually merge all three threads in to one for clarity.
Last edited by Rock Ape; 2/25/2010 10:29am at .
"To sin by silence when one should protest makes cowards out of men".
Posted On:2/25/2010 12:14pm
In advance of any answer or contribution from Mr. Delane or his instructors, here are the salient points under concern.
What style(s) of Katate is Mr. Delane (or his instructors) graded in and what was the last grade he physically tested for (and through whom) ?
http://bushidoacademy.org.uk/wwt_aikido.htm Aikido Te
Which style(s) of aikido has Mr. Delane (or his instructors) studied and to what grade, what was the last grade he physically tested for (and through whom) ?
http://bushidoacademy.org.uk/wwt_weapons.htm Ken Kai Ryu
Which style(s) of Iaido or Kenjutsu has Mr. Delane (or his instructors) studied and to what grade, what was the last grade he physically tested for (and through whom) ?
What professional qualifications and experience has Mr. Delane (or his instructors) have to enable him to deliver this type of training ? Is this training delivered to members of the public, Security companies or other agencies ?
Would Mr. Delane or any of his senior representatives care to comment on the content of the 'statement' issued by his organisations former "number 2" ?
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Posted On:2/25/2010 1:09pm
Further points requiring clarification
Why does Mr. Delane go by this pseudonym ?
The Bushido Academy of Martial Arts is a totally independent governing body that was founded in 1979 by experienced British Martial Artist Pete Delane. At that time he was a regional instructor with the Za Zen Karate Association holding a 3rd Dan in Zen Shin Ryu Karate and a 5th Dan in Oriental weapons. These grades were held in addition to several “Dan” grades that he had been previously been awarded by other MA political bodies (MAC, BKA, AKA).
Pete Delane has also achieved the highest possible grade (in the B.A.M.A.) of 7th Dan.
How has Mr. Delane achieved the rank of 7th dan in an organisation he himself created teaching martial systems he has invented ?
Which institution granted the rank of 5th dan in "Oriental weapons" ?
Posted On:2/25/2010 1:41pm
A website set up and dedicated to discussion from former members of Mr Delane's school
Another Englishman using an iemoto title for a non Japanese martial art he created, also going by a Japanese pseudonym, Founder of his own art which also includes Aikido te and the sword art associated with Mr. Delane.
Posted On:2/25/2010 2:43pm
Network of Bushido!!!: BS
Last edited by It is Fake; 2/25/2010 2:48pm at .
Posted On:2/25/2010 3:43pm
Martial Arts Planet - View Single Post - UK - BAMA / Bushido / Pete Delane?
Posted On:4/16/2010 9:12am
Patience is not my strong point - No BS MMA and Martial Arts
Investigations take time. Some take years. Do not bump threads with innocuous comments. When the information arrives, it will be posted.
Posted On:7/27/2010 4:53am
They've launched a 'new' organisation, trying to distance themselves from the tainted name of the BAMA I assume. Same old...
Posted On:7/29/2010 7:44am
And another two:
They're obviously feeling the pressure.
Just waiting for the paperboy.
Posted On:8/05/2010 2:21pm
from the last link:
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I wanted to save this creepyness for prosterity.
It's a huge red flag when any sort of training is suposed to be done in a ' intimate and private' environement, that's how cults do it too: feeding their victims bullshit and try to keep it tucked away and try to convince their students not to talk about it with 'outsiders'.
it's harmfull and fraudulant.
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