Posted On:8/14/2010 8:21am
Barely on-topic as this article deals primarily with an Edwardian English jujitsu/judo enthusiast, but check out the photographs of his unique private physical culture gym/dojo. Tatami mats, a trapeze and an old-school boxing speed bag together in a room painted to look like the English countryside.
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Posted On:8/14/2010 11:58pm
Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs
That's very nice, all of the dojos in houses I've seen have been very utilitarian and garage-like. Is that old timey speed bag way bigger than a modern speedbag or am I imagining things?
Posted On:8/15/2010 12:23am
They were significantly bigger than modern speed bags and the technique was a bit different.
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