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#275176 - 01/05/07 02:18 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
olga Offline
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Registered: 08/29/06
Posts: 174
Loc: northern virginia
1) Aiki Bujutsu
2) Not really.
3) We only have to fight the Black Belt instructors for our 2 Kyu and for the Shodan. It's pretty rough when the hits connect, so that means full contact, right? I had to do it once so far and it was scary.

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#275177 - 02/11/07 12:46 AM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
AdventWeasel Offline
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Registered: 02/11/07
Posts: 4
No contact is not only possibly the most worthless thing a teacher could give to his students, but it detracts from their learning, and teaches EXTREMELY bad habits.

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#275178 - 02/16/07 06:47 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
l947 Offline
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Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 57
Loc: MO. USA
not as much as we use to
now mostly under belts

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#275179 - 02/26/07 03:49 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
dojorat Offline
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Registered: 02/12/07
Posts: 9
1 shotokan
2 yes every day in one way or another
sometimes its point sparring,sometimes its free sparring ,sometimes its partner drills ,we cant get enough.

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#275180 - 02/27/07 10:19 AM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
Yuushi Offline
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Registered: 03/01/06
Posts: 39
Loc: New Hampshire
1) Green Mountain Goju
2) Yes, we have light contact sparring
3) We spend 30 mins once every 2 weeks on sparring, so its not really a large focus in my dojo.

In my dojo we stress traditional kata more than anything. We rarely do breaking and only do the sparring so often.
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#275181 - 03/01/07 01:17 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
Curly Offline
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Registered: 03/01/07
Posts: 89
Loc: Grand Junction, CO
1) Shorin-Ryu
2) Yes
3) Most of the sparring we do is traditional Kumite, but we do occasionally have special free-sparring classes on friday nights.

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#275182 - 03/03/07 07:51 AM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Steel91]
webby Offline
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Registered: 02/13/05
Posts: 147
Loc: newton abbot devon
1)shotokan
2)yes we do sparring
3)we do medium contact point stop and continuies full contacrt

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#275183 - 03/10/07 11:40 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
ShawnJ Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 25
Loc: Florida
Quote:

Curious about the other forum members karate instruction

1) what is your stle of Karate
2) does your dojo have sparring
3) if yes, to what degree




1. Shorin-Ryu USA
2. Not free-form
3. We have mainly pre-arranged kumite. So there is little or light contact. We also have three-point arm training.

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#275184 - 03/15/07 08:08 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Nurb]
jliu Offline
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Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
i used to study isshinryu

we had sparring, yup. it was medium-contact, you could say. but if the instructor wasn't watching, we would up it to full contact =P
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#275185 - 03/15/07 08:12 PM Re: Little survey: Does your dojo have sparring? [Re: Dereck]
jliu Offline
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Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
i'm sorry but, what does "WTF?" stand for? just curious.

i'm pretty sure its not "what the f-bomb" =P
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