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#104743 - 04/30/02 08:24 AM Weopans Kata
Ronin Offline
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Something new for you all. As there have been far too many heavy issues going on on this site.

Does anyone practice the Sai? I am working towards doing the sai with the Shotokan kata Jitte. Does anyone have any advice for me???

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#104744 - 04/30/02 05:59 PM Re: Weopans Kata
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Yep. The original versions of Jitte and Jiin were Sai kata. If you didn't know that already.

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#104745 - 05/01/02 12:52 AM Re: Weopans Kata
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by joesixpack:
Yep. The original versions of Jitte and Jiin were Sai kata. If you didn't know that already. [/QUOTE]

No I did not. Were is this fact noted. Please pass on the details of the book were you got this information from.

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#104746 - 05/01/02 08:14 PM Re: Weopans Kata
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Joesixpack: Yes please pass on this information as it would be of interest to us all.

Ronin: My advice .... work with already existing Kobudo Sai kata.

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#104747 - 05/01/02 11:47 PM Re: Weopans Kata
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Not a book but a website. The owner/author seems reputable. But what are his sources? My communications with him remain unanswered.
http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Bleachers/6758/tomarite.htm


Whole website
http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Bleachers/6758/hakutsuru_menu.htm

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#104748 - 05/03/02 08:13 PM Re: Weopans Kata
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Joesixpack: He is an obvious Gojuryu stylist and is well researched. However, I have seen him on video performing his kata and it does not reflect any true level of understandin especially in the area of his "Hakusturu-Kenpo" as mentioned on his site.

Truth is he approached me to be a member of my association so he could access footage of our Hakutsuru ... he was not successful in obtaining any footage as the art is not for sale outside of the art and certainly not for learning off a tape.

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