Hello from Bluewater Dojo, Co. Cork, Ireland

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  1. Raphael Sensei

    Raphael Sensei White Belt

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    Konnichiwa Budoka.

    I've been practicing for a little while, 43 years, and all I know for sure is that I know nothing at all.

    :)
     
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    K-man Grandmaster

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    Welcome to MT. I'm not sure that after 43 years training you would know 'nothing at all' but I agree, there is plenty out there that we can still learn.
    Cheers. :)
     
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    Well, I've also been practicing and teaching martial arts for 43 years and I've learned a lot and I know a lot, but there is still so much more to learn and practice is forever, to keep your body sharp in all areas of your art. By the way, I started with a black belt in Tracy Kenpo and then one in Ed Parker or American Kenpo. I've kept the techniques, but I've added ground, single stick and knife and more joint locks, so my art now is a variation which I call AKJ Kenpo. I've just started using the wooden dummy. Interesting in that it makes a real attacker'd limnd seem like nothing, compared to the solid wood of the dummy. Keep on practicing. I'm in the states, Washington state.
    Sifu
     
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    I am certain you know a good deal more than plenty after all that practice :) Welcome! Bluewater Dojo in Co Cork Ireland sounds idyllic.. like it might have a spa attached :) Wishes to you and yours, Jx
     
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    Welcome to Martial Talk. It is nice to have another old timer join. Looking forward to reading your thoughts on many subjects
     
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    Welcome Sir.

    Hope to meet you out there in discussion some time!
     
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    A little late, but Welcome!
     
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