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  1. gpseymour liked Kung Fu Wang's post in the thread Forms (kata) opcional??.

    I'm thinking about to add "modern form creation" as part of the black belt testing requirement for our association. It's not easy to...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:27 PM
  2. gpseymour replied to the thread Forms (kata) opcional??.

    I had considered making kata creation a requirement for instructor certification, though that was mostly on the assumption that someone...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:27 PM
  3. gpseymour rated Rough Rider's post Funny in the thread What clothes do you train in.

    Note to self: Never spar with Flying Crane.

    May 20, 2018 at 8:38 PM
  4. gpseymour replied to the thread 3 Things I Learned This Week.

    Yeah, but how much do you really know, FC? :p

    May 20, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  5. gpseymour rated skribs's post Funny in the thread 3 Things I Learned This Week.

    My Dad was taking a self-assessment that asked you to rate your personality traits on a scale from 1-10. He thought "humility" was a...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  6. gpseymour replied to the thread Effective Training Schedule?.

    Then it would seem a reasonable element to put between HIIT intervals.

    May 20, 2018 at 8:34 PM
  7. gpseymour replied to the thread Aikido against a boxer.

    That is a real risk with all TMA (and newer arts following the same pattern). It's less a problem if competition is involved, or at...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:32 PM
  8. gpseymour replied to the thread Forms (kata) opcional??.

    When I created the Classical kata for NGA, I took the first 10 Classical techniques' forms (2-man forms) and linked them into a solo...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:29 PM
  9. gpseymour replied to the thread Did Bruce further simplify his jkd?.

    I seem to oscillate back and forth between the two names - mostly just using whatever someone else uses. Hyman's contribution is...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:25 PM
  10. gpseymour rated Buka's post Funny in the thread Did Bruce further simplify his jkd?.

    The Hick's law should actually be referred to as the Hick-Hyman Law. But Ray Hyman gets no love. Being from Massachusetts and all. And I...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:21 PM
  11. gpseymour replied to the thread Last Person #5.

    Take care of yourself. I've been dealing with some family health issues lately - I know it can stress the family and caregivers a lot....

    May 20, 2018 at 8:19 PM
  12. gpseymour rated Danny T's post Agree in the thread Incoming punch - counter with block - inside or outside?.

    On top of that there are the many different Dojo Japanese dialects.

    May 20, 2018 at 8:15 PM
  13. gpseymour replied to the thread Incoming punch - counter with block - inside or outside?.

    I see them as extensions and variations of each other. I use different terms for block/parry/deflection/redirection, but the terms...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:15 PM
  14. gpseymour liked Danny T's post in the thread Incoming punch - counter with block - inside or outside?.

    The thing is there are checks, jams, parries, blocks, and strikes all available within the same movement. The problem with giving a...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:14 PM
  15. gpseymour liked dvcochran's post in the thread What else do you guys do for fun?.

    Worked a long time to be able to set my own schedule. We are 3rd generation beef cattlemen. That is my hobby and a bit of income as...

    May 20, 2018 at 8:08 PM