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#10856 - 09/15/03 09:18 AM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
MAGon Offline
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Registered: 07/22/03
Posts: 1737
Loc: Miami, Fl.
Oh, boy, he's back... [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/rolleyes.gif[/IMG]
If MORE proof was needed that this is nothing more than a rank beginner basking in the glow of his teacher's reflected glory, consider the fact that he/ she isn't even AWARE of the disservice to the teacher's image that he/ she is fomenting.
CommonCents, I CHALLENGE you to show your posts to Mr. Johnson.

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#10857 - 09/15/03 11:39 AM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Big Bear Offline
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Loc: Northern Ireland
[QUOTE]Originally posted by MAGon:
Oh, boy, he's back... [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/rolleyes.gif[/IMG]
If MORE proof was needed that this is nothing more than a rank beginner basking in the glow of his teacher's reflected glory, consider the fact that he/ she isn't even AWARE of the disservice to the teacher's image that he/ she is fomenting.
CommonCents, I CHALLENGE you to show your posts to Mr. Johnson.
[/QUOTE]

For a bit of craic could someone just not e-mail some choice quotes from this topic to Mr. Johnson (if he has an e-mail address that is).

I know that this is a childish idea but the kid in me was screaming at me to suggest this as soon as i read Magon's post.

Kids always have more fun.

Big Bear.

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#10858 - 09/15/03 12:11 PM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Bossman Offline
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The guys obviously a wind up.... no one's that stupid.......

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#10859 - 09/16/03 02:09 AM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
mark Offline
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Registered: 03/04/03
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Loc: uk
So come on Commoncents, tell us a bit about your self.

Mark

PS. Im glad to see that you haven’t attacked me on this forum as I so gallantly defended you.
PPS. Can I be elected as a true sensei? I could even get one of those badges for my Gi “ TRUE SENSEI”

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#10860 - 09/16/03 02:52 AM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Anonymous
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Mark,
I am sure that if t'temple does not already sell such badges, they will if we let them know there is a demand for them. They will probably only cost around a tenner or so if you attend a seminar costing £40 or more. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]

Commoncents,
Thanks your input, we have the message now: you and your sensei are great and we are all crap. Thanks for enlightening us.
Sharon

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#10861 - 09/16/03 05:05 AM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Doughnut Offline
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Registered: 08/24/03
Posts: 197
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Wow...
just wow. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/eek.gif[/IMG]

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#10862 - 09/16/03 01:53 PM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
DeadManWalking Offline
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Registered: 08/26/03
Posts: 42
Loc: Long Beach
Wow, this is beautiful man.

[IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/eek.gif[/IMG]

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#10863 - 09/16/03 02:43 PM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Isshin Dude Offline
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Registered: 07/06/03
Posts: 480
Loc: Knoxville Tennessee U.S.A
Hey Sharon,DO you think commoncents might be from india? [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/confused.gif[/IMG]

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#10864 - 09/16/03 02:47 PM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Anonymous
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Isshin Dude:
Hey Sharon,DO you think commoncents might be from india? [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/confused.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE]

What? Why? sorry if I am being thick
Sharon

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#10865 - 09/16/03 03:22 PM Re: The real definition of a TRUE sensei.
Kempoman Offline
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Registered: 11/15/00
Posts: 1484
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted by CommonCents

[QUOTE]Before coming here to post, I've heard a LOT of wild stories about this message board. That's why I decided to include you guys in my efforts to get the good word out on the definition of a true sensei, in order to clear the crap out of most people's eyes.[/QUOTE]

While not totally unappreciative of your efforts to get the good word out...and agreeing that Willie Johnson is a decent person. The only defintion of a true sensei is the one that you make for yourself. Only you know what you are looking for in a person to guide you in your training.

While Mr. Johnson may be the perfect definition of a sensei for you, he may not be for me or others. Some are not concerned with any spiritual teachings, and focus on fighting. Others may choose enlightenment first, martial aspects second.

There are an untold number of martial arts, and reasons for studying. You have not yet been exposed to much, and this is a good place to get different viewpoints.

Sooooo...be careful or when you get tired, you might wipe your own face with same rag that you are wiping us with.


Scott


[This message has been edited by Kempoman (edited 09-16-2003).]

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