Hooray for me! Finally found a place to train.

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  1. blackxpress

    blackxpress Green Belt

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    I moved to SW Ohio in November and since then have had a heck of a time finding a place to train. Not that there aren't plenty of dojos here but it was difficult to find one that was similar to where I came from. The system I trained in back in Georgia was Wado, plus the instructor was a cop who taught LE Self Defense (mostly Jujitsu based) and had added that to his curriculum. It was a great program and hard to duplicate. I've been going around to different dojos and taking free lessons looking for something similar and am thrilled to say that yesterday I found it here:

    http://tamamartialarts.com/

    When I first looked over the website I thought it was too good to be true. Master Taningco seemed like a Filipino version of Chuck Norris. I've always been suspicious of Martial Artists with overly impressive resumes. But, after training with him, I think he's the real deal. He's also a really nice guy. Anyway, I'm training in his Kenpo/Jujitsu system, which is very similar to what I'm used to. The Karate component is different from Wado but I have trained in Kenpo in the past so it isn't completely foreign either. I have to start as a white belt but that's O.K. with me.

    Anyhow, I'm stoked. Can't wait to get back there and train some more.
     
  2. arnisador

    arnisador Sr. Grandmaster

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    That's great! Good for you!
     
  3. kidswarrior

    kidswarrior Senior Master

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    Glad to hear it!
     
  4. Xue Sheng

    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Cool, looks good, keep us posted
     
  5. IcemanSK

    IcemanSK El Conquistador nim!

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    That's great!
     
  6. terryl965

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    Great news keep us posted on your training
     
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    Always a nice feeling to find a new school - Congrats!
     
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    Drac Sr. Grandmaster

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    Congrats...Keep us posted...
     
  9. chinto

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    good to hear you found a dojo, let us know how it all works out.123
     

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