WHERE: Gettysburg YWCA 909 Fairfield Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 http://www.ywcagettysburg.org/ WHEN: Saturday, 29 April 2017 Seminar 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Dinner 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM ATTENDEES: This event will be open to all ranks, and to all styles, with focus on learning from each other. TOPICS: Thompson Sensei has over …View full post
March 1st, I was up early to review my email before heading off to the golf course. I logged into www.uechi-ryu.com to check Sensei Van Canna’s forums and as soon as the site was visible, my browser got redirected to a gambling site! Had I clicked on the redirected site, my computer would have been …View full post
Very Important Note Regarding SummerFest! I wish to thank Buzz Durkin and the members of the Butokukai, for stepping up after I was diagnosed with cancer last August, offering to help organize and manage SummerFest until I recovered fully from my illness. 2017 SummerFest promises to be one of the best in the long history of …View full post
WinterFest coming this weekend! Honored guest from Cuba has arrived and is being shown the sites, including Disney World prior to WinterFest. A golf tournament will be held on Thursday at the Mount Dora Golf Association course. (“The Old Course”) Not too late to register! Dates: March 10 – 11 – 12, 2017 (Friday, Saturday …View full post
David sent me this wonderful book on the day Sue and I were leaving for Summerfest. I had time to open the package and scan the contents before heading for the airport. With all the lugage. . . nearly all Susan’s of course. . . I forgot to put the book into my backpack! My …View full post
Dec 28 2006
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Dec 27 2006
proper ways of dealing with it? (BTW – Thats Rory, teaching at SummerFest!)
RA Miller Replied. . .
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Dec 26 2006
Black Belt Test Requirements
A: IUKF Black Belt testing requirements are as follows:
• Must be an IUKF member in good standing*
• An official IUKF test application must be submitted and approved 30 days prior to testing along with appropriate test fees.
o Testing fee: $150
• Local Black Belt Test administrator must be contacted to arrange test location
o If there is not local test administrator and the student is testing at Summer Camp applications should be sent to the Summer Camp administrator
• A recommendation from the student’s instructor.
• Time in grade minimum must be met.
• Optional guideline: Passing a pretest as determined by the local BBTA.
*Member or member in good standing, includes any person who has fulfilled the requirements for membership, and who neither has voluntarily withdrawn from membership nor has been expelled or suspended from membership after appropriate proceedings consistent with lawful provisions of the constitution and bylaws of the IUKF.
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Dec 26 2006
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Dec 25 2006
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Dec 21 2006
Blind date with Sanchin…
By Eva (From Belgium)
First time there was some slight confusion. We all felt uncertainty where reached the point to turn direction. Everybody noticed that ears worked like powerful “radars”.
Most of us ended with a slightly degree difference from our start position.
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Dec 18 2006
Exploring Karate from a Film Maker’s Perspective…
And there aren’t really PhDs in making movies…there are PhDs in communcations theory…but those folks aren’t usually making movies, they’re studying them. But there are certainly master filmmakers of every genre.
But a filmmaker varies quite a bit in their knowledge from one to another.
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Dec 16 2006
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Dec 15 2006
If you need directions, please write me email@example.com. I will be happy to forward you directions to my new dojo. May love and wisdom prevail.
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Dec 13 2006
Training with Dave!
(From his Forum)
Originally posted by MikeKThanks Dave, you did. The way things are going I’ll be needing some protection during training in the next couple of months.Just wondering if you ever do any kind of training without the gear on at all and if so what is it like?
Mike we identify the need for training in 8 different stages. This is needed to allow the student to work through their awkward stage through guided discovery, then into their comfort zone, then we can start building proficiency, then adding the stress inoculation.
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