Yellow Goju-Shorei Gen2 Strikes 9-12
By the time you finish looking at this post you will have seen the three new strikes that have been added to the original 13 strikes.
"Gen2" really began with the addition of the collar bone Strikes #7 and #8
(detailed in the previous post)
*AND* in this post you are introduced to my new favorite "Jack the Jaw" Strike #10
The other thing you'll notice, if you were familiar…Continue
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GSWS Gen2 - Yellow Rank: Target Area Strikes 5-8
Below you will find for each technique:
- a picture straight from the manual of the written out detailed description
- a link to a YouTube clip
- and finally the clip itself embedded in this very post
At the end there is a link and the actual embedded video of all four techniques, one right after the other.
There is no sound to the video…
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Goju-Shorei Weapons System Gen2
Yellow Rank Material : Strikes 1-4…
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Goju-Shorei Weapons System Gen2 - Yellow Rank Material : Stances, Key Concepts, and a Preview
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So from the first part of the new Goju-Shorei Weapons System Gen2 Yellow Rank manual:
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You get the cane.
I mean the Cane is THE symbol of Goju-Shorei Weapons after all…
The knife is obvious and it has always been a part of the system.
As for the magazine, you’ve probably at least heard about rolling up one end and using it in a similar fashion to a…Continue
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I’ve been traveling by plane a lot lately, and I have to admit that I really enjoy hearing the exclamations of delight when I use the crook of my cane to snag my luggage off the baggage claim conveyor, rather than trying to muscle my way through the wall of people.
My flashlights (yes, I carry more than…Continue
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Julie Carr, Janiel Chives, their instructor Peggy Sutter, Shawn McClure, Corena McLaughlin and Talitha Grimmett.
The individual stories of some of these people are the stuff of movies: overcoming adversity, not succumbing to disease or sexism, and never, ever giving…Continue
Master Kathy Wieczerza (standing third from left) tested for 8th degree in Tae Kwon Do. She displayed skill, power, knowledge and creativity that was impressive.
Last night in the Goju-Shorei Weapons class she, as the Goju-Shorei Weapons…Continue
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THE JOURNEY THAT COUNTS…Continue
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I am often told that good businessmen and good martial artists are more often than not, mutually exclusive. I mean, how can you focus on creating good students…Continue
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Even if you don't understand the words.
This is such a powerful video promoting women's self-defense, even though it is for BJJ and in Portuguese, the message is unmistakeable.
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Looking from the outside in.
How many times have you been watching your students and thought, "How are they not getting this? It's so simple: step to the right and knock them out". Everything is so clear from across the room. Even if they are senior students, and the answer is literately staring them in the face, they keep missing it.
When I was kid, my parents would always say "you always have to learn things the hard way, don't you?"
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Allow me to introduce Master Stone who will, from time to time, be offering advise on owning and running a martial arts school.
Bobby Stone began competing in martial arts in 1986. Since then he has been awarded over 100 gold medals and earned the State, National, and Jr. Olympic Champion…Continue
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Jujitsu was born as a blade science. Some might think that's a provocative statement, but as you study the history of Japanese martial sciences you see it's true. Various forms of what eventually became collectively known as Jujitsu were developed and…
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