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by nagashima
Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: tony leung katanas
Replies: 5
Views: 1760

Re: tony long

Basically any of the new functionals swords coming out of China at present are being branded under the Tony Long name so quality varies from cheap to good so you should really be looking at the individual sword, the big giveaway on these is whether they have genuine same wrap or a faux plastic one....
by nagashima
Wed Dec 28, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: tony leung katanas
Replies: 5
Views: 1760

tony long

Perhaps i do mean tony Long Iv seen it spelt several diffrent ways...i,ll have a search around for threds on the subject. Angelus regards What is appropriate for Iaido practice many iaidoka use steel iaitos these days (i have one myself bought from blades UK) Shinkens are fine also... for practice, ...
by nagashima
Wed Dec 28, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: tony leung katanas
Replies: 5
Views: 1760

tony leung katanas

greetings fellow sword people Have any of you any experience, or own any Tony leung katanas, folded or other wise they claim to be sharp well made katanas with good fittings and genuine hamon, im slightly suspisious myself, but being up for a bargain i thought id ask they usually sell under the guis...
by nagashima
Thu Nov 03, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

most effective martial arts

stazzbumpa
i am most certainly in agreement with all that you have said and consider myself to be of the same mind (or no mind) :D when dealing with "situations". (H) well put m8
by nagashima
Wed Nov 02, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

most effective martial arts

I think its all down to commitment and learning style.......and in an MA like Iaido i cant see how you could do it in half measures, it would take you for ever to learn 1 kata otherwise. and my particular fast track learning style is to learn the kata first then learn the trminology associated with ...
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

Does he just say, "stick your right leg forward then make a straight cut!" Works for me m8, :D i hate to admit it banzai but im a bit of a newbie at iaido so its not that im not being told the terminology im better at remembering the katas than the terminology....as to dojo ettiqute i have been show...
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 1:27 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

first 12 kata eh? I take it you're learning seitei gata as part of the ZKNR? please excuse my ignorance regarding the above as my teacher has not asked me thus far, to be aware of japanese names for the katas i am learning, as i am relativly new(but very enthusiastic)to the game. and my knowledge of...
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

effective martial arts in a street fight

Banzai I do have a dojo and sensai for Iaidi..... i just like to practice as much as i can im not a fair weather MA and besides there are so many nuances to the first twelve kata that you can't practive your teqnique to much. you do have to be rather proficient at aikido or aiki-jutsu to be able to ...
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 17
Views: 7653

Welcome

Yeah, welcome again dude. btw....lookup the correct spelling of 'ikedo' and 'iki-jutsu' :razz: :D spelling correctly has never been my forte m8.....i usually spel for.net.icly c i cant even spell that rite :-? I just checked your PM and job description m8.....Superhero Wow :???: i;ll remember to ha...
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 17
Views: 7653

Hello all

Iv started a couple of threads, but only just reallised that this welcome section was here so here goes, i recently purchased a katana fron blades uk (thats how i found out about this forum) im an iaido and ju-jitsu practitioner but have dabbled in other martial arts namely kickboxing and iki-jutsu....
by nagashima
Tue Nov 01, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

most effective martial arts

Grimm i think your saying never undertestimate your apponent,and being aware of your surroundings can only be a wise move, i would add to your list by saying use your surroundings to your advantage, ie having your back to a wall means you cant be attacked from behind, some ju-jitsu teachers teach ex...
by nagashima
Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

what is the best martial arts

Thanks for yours replys :D and welcomes to the forum 8) im glad you took the time to get involved, and We'll chat again soon....youl probably see my replys or posts on the sword forums also as im an Iaito practitioner as well as a ju-jitsuka.....(funny old word) at present i am most happy doing swor...
by nagashima
Mon Oct 31, 2005 1:17 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

the best form of fitness for martial arts

My only reason for starting this thread...was because i wanted to have a lively debate with martial artists who enjoy ther art as much as i do, and to possibly learn something new in the proccess, about other combat effective techniques, i have no problem with people disagreeing with any thing i say...
by nagashima
Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

which art is best in a street fight

im gonna weigh in, but not at the mo... just letting you guys know im about to be continued..... So something like running regulaly should be high on an Martial Artists LIst of prioprities(in my opinion) to be honest... something like running is a bit useless, for self defence based combat..... run...
by nagashima
Sat Oct 29, 2005 8:26 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Most effective martial arts in a Street fight
Replies: 68
Views: 39759

most effective martial arts

Most effective martial arts in a Street fight ? "Ain't no such animal" ....IMO. Train as long and as hard as you like in any MA and it will stand you in good stead but when it comes to the "Real Deal",your preferred style,basic instinct and training will kick in,if you have self discilpine. I agree...