Koa wood (from Hawaii) training/display knife (13 inches). The six round seashell inays represents the 6 main islands of Hawaii. The blue stone chip inlays are for the currents and waves that feed these islands.…Continue
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New 1st Brown Belts (L to R kneeling) Cesar Schinzing, John Mayes.
Judging panel (L to R): Soke Dave McNeill, Sensei Marta Azzam, Master Ross Briggs, Sensei Gene Green, Master Ken Mammen, Goju-Shorei Karate Director Master Larry…Continue
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Hello fellow Goju-Shorei members (I self-graciously and presumptuously consider myself a part of the extended family --although I've done very little to deserve the honor), this is Tom Callos (just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water...photo by Brian Williams of…Continue
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I met Bob Tackitt as I was being introduced to the Weapons System, He was lying on the dojo floor and Soke McNeill, in his true style, barked DO NOT HELP HIM UP! I thought, you are one mean SOB, but since I have great respect for him I listened. Dave later told me if he gets knocked down in a fight he will have to get up on his own, no one will be there to help him. Of course I never thought about that, so my Kind Sensei decided one day to show us what it was like for Bob. "Go outside grab…Continue
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A Pair Of Boots
Bob Tackitt was born in Longmont, Colorado, lived a short while in Utah before moving to Fallon, Nevada in 1966. Bob was talked into a Marine deferred deployment enlistment by his friend Bill Smiley. After graduating from high school in 1968 Bob…Continue
First, members of this Family teach and train with a clear spirit – Shorei.
Visiting and working out at a strange dojo can be problematic for both the visitor and the sensei of the visited…Continue
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This one of a kind custom cane is for sale. The bidding is open for 2 weeks. Starting bid $325.
Thursday night was spent introducing Sensei Patti Oji (from California) to the Amba Martial Arts school in…Continue
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We are directed by our frailties either towards or away from that which betters us.
“These classes are hard, I quit.”
“These classes are hard, when is the next one? “
“There is so much to learn, I quit.”
“There is so…Continue
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“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” Ian Maclaren.Continue
$20 for 1, $15 for each additional T-Shirt in the same order. Includes shipping.
Limited number available: 5 Medium, 14 Large, 14…Continue
Teak training knife with turquoise enlace inlay.
Added by Dave McNeill on June 8, 2015 at 5:59pm — No Comments