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Creation Date: 03-03-2005 12:13 AM
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  #142 New 09-08-2007 08:40 AM
As our "grandfather" sensei, Fukakusa Shihan visits my dojo in Singapore every year at our Sensei's invitation. We're always pleased to see him and have him instruct us. It never fails to amaze me how powerful his techniques are.

While there were a lot of things to learn, the most important thing I noted this time was that my tenkan is still very weak. He corrected my posture as he said I had a tendency to lean back and not extend my arms out enough either. I also noticed when he did a basic turn on the spot, how powerful that could be. It didn't even have to involve stepping back or moving the feet other than on the spot. So the circle becomes smaller each time, tighter.

It was also nice bumping into an old friend at the seminar. He had returned recently from several months in Thailand where Fukakusa Shihan teaches and he recounted his experience training there. Hearing his tales certainly gave me a new respect for the students and teachers at the dojo there and made me realise that when I met some of them at a seminar in Bangkok two years ago, all the hard work that must lie behind the generally high standards they had.
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