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judoka_uk
4/11/2011 8:36pm,
*Colin ges Harai Goshi'd off a moving vehicle* before i can give your teaching the green light.
I've done a zenpo kaiten ukemi off a moving farm truck onto a field, no video though unfortunately.

Lindz
4/11/2011 8:43pm,
I trained Muay Thai...the actual product was crappy jab, crappy jab, sloppy low kick, cappy jab, retard rush, clinch, Harai goshi, get mount whilst they're still trying to work out what has happened and then tapy-tapy gnp.

The only flaw in this world conquering strategy is when they evade the retard rush or the retard rush doesn't let you get a decent clinch and they manage to slip out before you have control. Then it becomes me chasing them around the mat whilst being hit in the face.

What if you'd actually gotten decent at it?

Colin
4/11/2011 8:48pm,
What if you'd actually gotten decent at it?

Either A:
In that case, I'd assert that his 'retard rush' (I have one of those, too) would give him a good clinch occasionally.

or B:
Karo Parysian

Just Guess
4/11/2011 9:09pm,
What if you'd actually gotten decent at it?
If he got decent at what, failing the retard rush or getting punched in the face?

BKR
4/12/2011 10:34am,
This is a pretty unfair comment.
Rating or no rating? I'm really not too fussed about - though you claim I know next to nothing about Ukemi?

Maybe I misread your rank in aikido after 8 years, and your rank in Judo after two years? Correct me if I'm wrong.

As far as teaching ukemi, being able to do it and being able to teach it are two different things.

Ben

Ignorami
4/12/2011 10:40am,
I've done a zenpo kaiten ukemi off a moving farm truck onto a field, no video though unfortunately.

One of ours managed a rolling ukemi over a car roof from his bicycle, when a lady pulled out in front of him.

While ukeing for a particularly uncontrolled first kyu grading (twat candidate), the same guy rolled up an internal brick buttress and came down on his feet.

Sadly I can't take credit for teaching him any of that. He came to us pre-trained. I visited his old dojo once though, and the matting goes to the edge of the room, and about 3-4 feet up the walls.

Colin
4/12/2011 10:57am,
Maybe I misread your rank in aikido after 8 years, and your rank in Judo after two years? Correct me if I'm wrong.

As far as teaching ukemi, being able to do it and being able to teach it are two different things.

Ben

Firstly, I think it's interesting that my rank in Aikido is somehow more important to you than my actual level of experience, and in addition, I didn't even mention my Judo rank, and still haven't.

Permalost
4/12/2011 11:09am,
One of ours managed a rolling ukemi over a car roof from his bicycle, when a lady pulled out in front of him.
Like a month ago this happened to me while I was skateboarding. The roll over the car hood was nice and smooth, but when I slid off the edge of it my landing on the street was less than graceful. When I started getting up, the asshole sped away.

judoka_uk
4/12/2011 11:19am,
What if you'd actually gotten decent at it?
If I'd kept up the Muay Thai and MMA training then I might have actually developed some of the skills to closing distance and space rather than the self created retard rush.

A big problem was that we were practicing on a mat not in a cage or ring, so there was always space for the person to get away and if we got near the mat edge they could just step off and we had to restart.

Not trying to defend the retard rush, its only for noobs hence why I'm calling it the retard rush.

I also worked on a face punch de ashi barai combo, but that only worked on people even noobier than me. Was funny though.

BKR
4/12/2011 11:21am,
Firstly, I think it's interesting that my rank in Aikido is somehow more important to you than my actual level of experience, and in addition, I didn't even mention my Judo rank, and still haven't.

If you want to make a serious thread out of this, fine.

You mentioned being some sort of kyu grade in aikido, with 8 years of experience. That suggests to me that you didn't practice much, or steadily. I've known quite a few serious aikido practioners over the years, and 8 years is plenty of time to reach shodan. Your experience in Judo you noted 2 years, which could mean once a week for 2 years, etc. So, I assume you are some sort of kyu grade in Judo as well. With 2-4 days a week of training, you could be a sankyu. Not a teaching grade in Judo at all. Your ukemi would probably be pretty good, though, if you practiced steadily.

So, yes, rank is tied to experience level.

You might well be reasonably capable of teaching ukemi as a kyu grade aikidoka.

BTW, I'm not suggesting you not start these low grade troll threads at all, or any other thread at all for that matter based on whatever qualifications you might or might not have for the subject.

Ben

Colin
4/12/2011 11:35am,
8 years is plenty of time to reach shodan.


It certainly is. In fact, 5 years is pretty normal for Aikidoka.
Over the 8 year period, I had different training patterns.
average was 2 sessions per week for the first 5 years.
I didn't really step up the pace until 2001, where I trained 3 sessions a week and taught one session (yep, teaching with no teaching rank OMG THE BLASPHEMY)

Trivia: 6th Kyu is the lowest Aikido rank in the organisation i was in.
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=204398700393

DCS
4/12/2011 11:58am,
Of course, rank/paperwork/years (remember Jason Brinn and his 15 years of experience?) is not all relevant, what really matters is skill and teaching abilities.

Video of Colin in MMA environment could be something useful to evaluate his performance at safe landings for combat sports.

Ed.

Colin,

Are the videoclips in the farcebook page you linked actual Fuji-ryu Aikido?

Colin
4/12/2011 12:09pm,
Are the videoclips in the farcebook page you linked actual Fuji-ryu Aikido?

I don't know either of the people in the videos, if that means anything.
Also, this is the Launceston Dojo - I was at the hobart Uni Dojo.

lol.. I just watched the tapes.
I have no idea what they are doing in those videos.

BKR
4/12/2011 12:22pm,
It certainly is. In fact, 5 years is pretty normal for Aikidoka.
Over the 8 year period, I had different training patterns.
average was 2 sessions per week for the first 5 years.
I didn't really step up the pace until 2001, where I trained 3 sessions a week and taught one session (yep, teaching with no teaching rank OMG THE BLASPHEMY)

Trivia: 6th Kyu is the lowest Aikido rank in the organisation i was in.
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=204398700393

Hey, if your teachers thought your were qualified to teach a session, that's up to them. Teach as much ukemi as you want, just don't expect anybody to be impressed automatically when you say you did aikido (or anything else for that matter) for 8 years with no other information.

Ben

DCS
4/14/2011 9:54am,
I don't know either of the people in the videos, if that means anything.
Also, this is the Launceston Dojo - I was at the hobart Uni Dojo.

lol.. I just watched the tapes.
I have no idea what they are doing in those videos.

Well, I know who they are.

BSONE
4/14/2011 2:40pm,
I don't know either of the people in the videos, if that means anything.
Also, this is the Launceston Dojo - I was at the hobart Uni Dojo.

lol.. I just watched the tapes.
I have no idea what they are doing in those videos.

You mean Christian Tissier?