Is this Kyokushin school a mcdojo?

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  1. JR 137

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    Welcome aboard. Please stick around and get involved in our usual tirades :) Kyokushin and offshoots don’t have a big enough presence here, and someone of your experience and knowledge will be much appreciated.

    How’s the move and new (I’m assuming) dojo going? Starting a new dojo of any kind seems to be difficult. I’ve never opened one myself, but judging by all the ones I’ve seen come and go, it seems quite tough. I can only imagine opening a Kyokushin dojo would be that much harder, as the training doesn’t lend itself to people who just want to say the “do karate” if you know what I mean.

    Best of luck to you!
     
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    Osu ! Good to see another Kyokushin practitioner here. Welcome !
     
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    Anyone else have trouble connecting with the website? It keeps saying I cant connect securely.
     
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    kempodisciple MT Moderator Staff Member

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    Just tried it on my phone, says the site can't be reached.

    @DKK , assuming that's you're site, just a heads up it doesnt seem to be working right
     
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    Feel free to start your own thread, and do a question/answer on your style of kyokushin. Just be aware, you generally cant advertise on here (if you want to advertise, check out the TOS on info on how to do so, or just message a mod/admin for info), so try to keep your question/answer session away from any actual advertisement for your dojo.
     
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    Please try again. I will check it out on my end
     
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    kempodisciple MT Moderator Staff Member

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    Seems to be working now
     
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    New site so i am working through the kinks and still building
     
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  9. DKK

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    Is Kyokushin for life still around?
     
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    Osu, unfortunately the website forum was never revived since it last went down. The FB group is still around but there isn't as much interaction as there used to be on K4L.

    There are other FB pages that people use to keep up with Kyokushin news. Most have to do with KD karate.
     
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    The site is gone without a trace. I’m pretty sure it was me, a guy named Sasha and one or two other guys at most posting for a few months. I went to logon one day, and it was gone. It’s a shame they didn’t at least keep it archived somewhere, as there were some great discussions about everything Kyokushin and offshoots.
     
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    I have a pic of a few members from NYC area meeting at Gorai (IKO1) tournament at Baruch College. When i find it i will post.
     
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    Yep I miss the K4L forum... I was active on there for years and there were many a great discussion. Yeah would have been great if it was archived somewhere, some really top notch ideas and insights!
     
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    Archive has some screenshots of the site. I clicked on 3 from 2007 and they just seem to be the front page, but someone may have screenshotted and added in a few good discussions in there.
    Wayback Machine
     
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    I actually still keep in touch with Sasha. He's a Shodan now. Good guy and good karateka.

    What were your screen names on K4L. I was and still am Yokozuna.
     
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    Oh that's unreal.. had no idea such a site existed! I can even click and get access to like the first page of some of the threads, very cool! Ah yep I remember FredInChina. Spirit, Dent... wow this takes me back :). Thanks @kempodisciple.

    My screen name was _Simon_. I actually just went and did a search in my old emails, seems I joined up K4L in 2007, but was maybe most active during 2011/2012 (or got more email newsletters and notifications then). Oh really you still keep in touch, awesome. Yeah Sasha was cool, very insightful posts he made :).
     
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    Same screen name as here - JR137
     
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    Yup same optimistic fellow after all these years ;). Dent and Sandman.....we certainly had some good discussions back then. Thanks for the walk down memory lane, Simon.
     
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