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    Sensei YouTube?

    If the club has no affiliation to the Kodokan, you get generic jiu jitsu, not judo.
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    Sensei YouTube?

    Kodokan judo is Kodokan Judo is Kodokan Judo. It matters not if what organization teaches it, all Kodokan judo dojos use the same terminology. Judo is a little unique in that it is universally taught the same way, perhaps with a different emphasis on techniques depending on whether it is a...
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    Sensei YouTube?

    In my experience, no one really cares about who you got your orange belt from. OP stated he is noted interested in being a "credentialed" judoka, I doubt he is going to get a black belt. Very little difference in requirements between IFJA and USA Judo.
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    Sensei YouTube?

    They do private lessons in judo. USA Judo and USJA are not the only judo organizations out there. But don't take advantage of what's in walking distance of your house.
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    Sensei YouTube?

    The facebook link is for the Virginia Academy of Judo, which operates out of Five Crows. They state they are available for private lessons.
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    Sensei YouTube?

    Assuming your are in Hampton Va, 2 minutes of google brings up Log into Facebook which apparently operates out of Grappling - Five Crow Martial Arts
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    Your Enemy Is Training...

    When I did an advertising campaign for a martial arts club ,we found using the slogan " You're safe, no need to practice, enjoy your bag of Funyuns" didn't encourage anyone to sign up. Your experience may be different, try it for your club.
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    Kali/arnis/escrima in austin texas?

    For Pekiti Tersia go here About Us
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    Help me choose a self defense walking cane

    Perhaps the reason you're not getting an answer to your question is what kind of hardwood are you referring to? Mahogany? Hickory? Maple, Coco Bolo, Teak, Oak? Each one will have a different density and a different weight. I don't have the answer you're looking for, but expecting an precise...
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    Why has the long boxing guard disappeared?

    Throwing was allowed, you wouldn't see joint locks. It was stand up grappling, no ground work. @Kirk Lawson could fill in more details. I was taught an introduction to bare knuckle boxing, Kirk has explored it more in depth. Even wrote a book about it.
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    Why has the long boxing guard disappeared?

    The Marquess of Queensberry rules were published in 1867, formally accepted in 1889, so the era in discussion is the latter part of the 19th century.
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    What Was The Most Dangerous Situation In Your Life You’ve Ever Been Involved In?

    Bars " generally: are not referred to by the ethnicity of the owners. There are Irish pubs, referring to the decor and choice of drinks leaning to Harp, Guinness and Jameson. Whether the pub is owned by a person of Irish descent is irrelevant. I know an owner of two "Irish" pubs whose last name...
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    What Was The Most Dangerous Situation In Your Life You’ve Ever Been Involved In?

    Irish Mafia bar, as in a bar owned by the Irish Mafia. More of a seedy, barn board and stucco decor, stained with nicotine and beer. Not all Mafia bars (Irish or otherwise) look alike..
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    Why has the long boxing guard disappeared?

    And yet, when that guard was used, grappling was part of boxing.
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    What Was The Most Dangerous Situation In Your Life You’ve Ever Been Involved In?

    My first widowmaker was at 46. I'm 60. The Irish bar was in Montreal. It was owned by the Matticks. You can look up the Matticks and the West End Gang if you are not familiar with them. As one of the bars in the area with obvious Mafia connections ( the other being a strip joint owned by...
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    What Was The Most Dangerous Situation In Your Life You’ve Ever Been Involved In?

    I've had 3 widowmaker heart attacks. Did I handle it well? I'm still here. I've been shot at (luckily not shot), had a tire iron thrown at my head during a gang fight outside an Irish mafia bar, rolled a car 3 times and walked away with a scratch on my wrist from my watch, fallen off of cars...
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    Need some martial arts research for a story I'm writing

    Sometimes the punch lines actually do write themselves.
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    Samurai Suffragettes

    Nice video. I think Edith Garrud, Mrs. Roger Watts (Emily Diana Watts) and their contemporaries deserve more recognition for their pioneering of Western women in martial arts. By the way, at about the 18.40 point you say May 21 2014, when it is obviously meant to be 1914.
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    Advanced Sword Technique

    So you put up a video with no comment or critique, just "Advanced Sword Technique". Are we to understand you are impressed with the contents of the video, are we to understand you think this video is an embarasment? Now that every has said how bad it is, you can come on and make like you...
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    Why is the baseball bat grip the standard for club and bat weapons across martial arts?

    were the answers you received a year ago when you asked the same question on another forum not good enough? Why is the baseball bat grip the standard for club and bat weapons across martial arts? : martialarts (reddit.com)
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    Why is the baseball bat grip the standard for club and bat weapons across martial arts?

    Grab a club with one hand thumb up and the other hand thumb down. Notice how this limits your motion.. Grab the same club with both thumbs down. Notice how this limits your motion. Grab the same club with both thumbs up. Notice how you can swing freely, generating power.
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    Taming a wild hockey stick is not to be taken lightly.
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    Much like the rumour about nicotine in Tim Hortons coffee, the old story of Canadian streets being littered with old hockey sticks is greatly exaggerated. Many are gathered up by itinerant stick collectors and turned into bedroom furniture so young Canadians can dream of being the next Wayne...
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    When was the last time you were viciously attacked on a driving range or golf course? In my personal experience, when I have been attacked, it has been in a bar (no easy access to crowbars or tire irons), a parking lot( well ok, once was in a bar fight that spilled out into a parking lot and a...
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    Awesome. Can you swing your baseball bat in the car? Assuming you are attacked in your car? Or is it in your trunk, making it useless if you're attacked in your car? What if you've parked in underground parking lot and are 4 blocks away? Do you ask your attacker to wait while you go retrieve...
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    I lived in James Bay, we didn't have easy access to narwhal tusks even with them in the waters
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    Sticks are easy to come by

    And how many of these "substitutes" will you have quick access to in a self defense situation? A tire iron may be a substitute, but are you expecting a mugger to wait for you to go back to your car, empty out your trunk and retrieve the tire iron? Unless you are attacked on a baseball diamond or...
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    JKD Question

    According to Paul Vunak 1) Wing chun 2) Northern praying mantis 3) Southern praying mantis 4) Choy li fut 5) Taiji (wu family style) 6) Bagua 7) Xingyi 8) Bak-hoo pai (white crane) and bak-fu pai (white tiger) 9) Eagle claw 10) Ng ga kuen (five family system) 11) Ny ying ga (five animal...
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    An embarrassment of riches

    BJJ? Contact – Megaton BJJ Competition team (teammegaton.net)
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