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    It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that those issues are far from confined strictly to the KKW side of the TKD house. Our...
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    dancingalone reacted to seasoned's post in the thread Tips for Sanchin with Like Like.
    seasoned said: I follow your thinking to a certain extent but to clarify, to see if we are on the same page: Sanchin kata is a feeling...
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    Certainly the hapkido that comes from Ji Han Jae (arguably the founder of hapkido but I don't care to have that argument here) does. GM...
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    This is an interesting discussion and I thank you and dvcochran for having it without too much acrimony. I would like to add my own...
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    dancingalone reacted to _Simon_'s post in the thread Sanchin kata art piece with Like Like.
    I had no idea who Groot was until I looked him up haha, wow the similarities are uncanny! Now that you say that... 不
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    dancingalone reacted to Bill Mattocks's post in the thread Tips for Sanchin with Like Like.
    I have not heard of any such statement. I know that his videos show him doing Sanchin kata without turns, and that's how we do it...
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    dancingalone replied to the thread Tips for Sanchin.
    I was inspired almost a decade ago by that video of Morio Higaonna from Goju-ryu and Gushi from Pan Gai Noon, and a Crane master all...
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    dancingalone reacted to seasoned's post in the thread Tips for Sanchin with Like Like.
    My sanchin also has turns. Your story above is close to the way I was told. Miyagi felt it was disrespectful for students to turn their...
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    dancingalone replied to the thread Tips for Sanchin.
    No offense taken, I wasn't there. That said the story I heard isn't that Miyagi himself changed the form. His students did, out of...
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    dancingalone reacted to isshinryuronin's post in the thread Tips for Sanchin with Like Like.
    I put a laughing emoji to rate your post, but didn't mean it offensively. There are many "stories" in karate of one kind or another...
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    dancingalone replied to the thread Sanchin kata art piece.
    Who knew that Groot was a Goju-ryu karate-ka? LOL
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    dancingalone reacted to _Simon_'s post in the thread Sanchin kata art piece with Like Like.
    Heya guys, a few months ago I did my contribution to a particular martial arts organisation zine. I'm really so happy with what came out...
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    dancingalone replied to the thread Tips for Sanchin.
    My Sanchin has turns in it. The one without turns is newer and stems from Miyagi Sensei sitting down in his later years while watching...
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    dancingalone replied to the thread Tips for Sanchin.
    As a taekwondoin, have you thought about taking some of the same alignment ideas Sanchin teaches and extrapolating it to your hyung? It...
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    There are several Chang Moo Kwan lineage practitioners here in the USA that continue to practice the older curriculum which included the...
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