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    learning martial arts is 100% the responsibility of the student. they need to show up for class, they need to do the work, they need to...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread History of Karate.
    False. The entire story of Okinawans defending themselves against samurai because their weapons were taken away is myth.
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    I would start by looking deeply at the forms you learned. Search for them on YouTube. You may find various versions and when you see one...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    Tez, I did read it and I do understand. What you tend not to see is that I often agree with you. Unfortunately we have different...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    So I'm a male and obviously men are deplorable things that society could do without. We are obviously guilty by group identification...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    Anyone that wants to dig deeper should look up Dr. Richard Tremblay. Over the last 40 years he has studied violence and criminality. He...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    Nice thoughtful post. I would point out that it's not like society hasn't studied this topic. The scientific literature has been done...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    Ok I will have to qualify my post a little. I live in massachusetts which is very liberal thinking. So I might have a bias based on my...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Women Self Defence!.
    Here we go on this merry-go-round again. Address the problem of male violence...how exactly? I mean seriously tell us how to do that...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Air Rage.
    Yes I would step into a physical confrontation to help or stop it. Especially if it was close to my family. I've been in a few similar...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Air Rage.
    Oh the irony of ground fighting in the air
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Budo Musings.
    Both. My local instructor introduced Toyoda Sensei of AAA Aikido to Omori Sogens student Tenshin Tenouye who was the abbot of...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Budo Musings.
    My own perspective is that Karate, historically has little to no connection to authentic Zen training. Traditionally karate dojo have a...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Budo Musings.
    Maybe not a higher god like being but a higher level of personal being. And a side note, I am a zennist and Buddist. Zen training within...
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    hoshin1600 replied to the thread Budo Musings.
    Well , most religions have an ideology. Can't blame the Zennists and Buddist for wanting to keep their beliefs Devine.
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