Was there the Free sparring Jiu kumite, on traditional okinawa karate?
Many says the jiu kumite is a modern thing created when the karate is emigrated to the japan and associated it to the competition, but I Think who in a real street fighting you don't know your opponent, and how will he attack to you, all is unpredictable. Somebody says who there was the bogu kumite, somebody says who the traditional training it was the kata, and only kata???
How to use a baton like a LA police officer in the 1960s! I love these old videos. Always fascinating to watch. There’s some very questi onable methods shown in the video: “Criminal grabbed your baton? Then execute a sacrifice throw!” (What if he simply lets go of the baton?). An interesting watch nevertheless.
As my time has been freed up lately I'm starting to read again on a regular basis. To cut a long story short could any of you be kind enough to point me in the right direction for any good Karate (or any good martial arts books) whether they be instructional or memoirs. I've got a decent sized library already so may of already read what's recommended but I'm sure there's many that I haven't.
This is an interesting watch. The first thing to note is that there is some bad language and crude sexual references in this video (not from Stephan Kesting, but the gent he’s interviewing). Not one to watch at work, with children around, or if you are easily offended. It adds nothing to the points being made, and it’s a shame it’s there, but if you see past that there’s some really interesting points being made.
I'm having to change my role on the club, I'd thought I'd float it as a topic.
I think I'd always secretly hoped I'd bow out like the legendary Phil Milner, he was doing a private class in his OAP bungalow, the 2 guys left, Phil sat down to watch the Olympics and had a heart attack.
I managed the heart attack, no problem, passed that one with flying colours, I've got through the rehab, of course life is never linear so the curve is the return of the cancer and chemo.