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    Jujutsu Study Group

    I know my Sensei openly refers anyone with deep questions about the history to Toshiaki Takikawa. I haven't really asked to talk to Toshiaki Takikawa but the information I know about him is that he works for a tractor company in Georgia(He moved to US from Japan). And his wife informed my Sensei...
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    Question about Escrima/Kali

    This isn't one of the video I was referring to but this guy does what I have seen in the previous videos. 18xz7LZnxPg
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    Question about Escrima/Kali

    My background in martial arts is entirely Japanese martial arts. But recently I have watched some Escrima/Kali videos on youtube. In Japanese martial arts that i am aware of spinning the sword has no combative purpose. In the Escrima/Kali videos I have seen them spin their weapons a lot. What is...
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    Jujutsu Study Group

    Hey always good to hear from you. The school is Akayama Ryu.
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    Jujutsu Study Group

    Hey everyone. With the grace of my Sensei I am thinking about starting a study group in my area(My dojo is pretty distant from my location). I could just ask my Sensei, but I figured I would come here instead to keep the threads active :). Is it unheard of to charge for a study group? I was...
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    Ju-Jitsu practitioners (preferably black belt+) I need your help!

    I think there is someone in my school who had trained in Goshin Ryu or some type of "Goshin" school. Maybe I can ask him some questions about it.
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    Excellent Video

    My guess is that he is very young.
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    I feel uncomfortable training?

    You are a white belt. You are at the stage were you get to beat on everyone and they all have to take it easy on you. :) Consider it a sign of respect that your being corrected. That means your teacher doesn't believe he is wasting time on you, and will gladly take time to correct you. Feeling...
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    Instructing in the Koryu arts, from a different thread ...

    Oh I didn't know. I looked at your profile to check and it said Hapkido and Taekwondo. What Koryu did you train in?
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    master and au shu i really talk to

    For the record Paullug is a Youtuber user channel. I'm sure his name is Paul. He has Bujinkan experience(I don't know his actual rank since I do not pay much attention to him). The reason why I have seen him is that he floats in the circle with the rest of the Youtube Sensei and shady people...
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    Instructing in the Koryu arts, from a different thread ...

    From what I gather here is that you don't have Japanese Martial Arts background, but a Korean Martial Art background. I noticed where you said that you had students like Chris. The issue here is you don't understand how a Koryu is ran or Japanese martial arts. It takes a completely different...
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    boshuriken high impack killers or low

    That is something you should ask your teacher. Because to my knowledge Boshuriken were used to cause a distraction.
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    Danzan Ryu - Japanese Jujutsu or Hawaiian Jujutsu?

    Well this is a real touchy subject. As some feel that the system/school has to be headquartered in Japan or come from a Japanese native/Japanese. Some feel that somewhere down the line you just need a Japanese connection. For instance if Kito Ryu is taken by a Westerner to Western lands. It's...
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    night time stealth should be study or not

    Never know when your wife might catch you coming home late from the strip clubs. Have to be prepared. Anyways these threads have literally brought me to tears of laughter. If anything we can thank Billy for bringing Joy and Laughter.
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    what size is good for combat

    A sword in combat wasn't a bad idea. Nowadays it is because I can't really think of a scenario in modern times where a sword would be the best weapon to use unless zombies start attacking(Unless you just like cutting people). Even in feudal Japan the sword was an auxiliary weapon. The primary...