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Old 01-05-2006, 04:16 PM   #2
Ron Tisdale
Dojo: Doshinkan dojo in Roxborough, Pa
Location: Phila. Pa
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Re: new years day Practice

One dojo used to do over the year training, train before midnight new year's eve to after 12. I really liked it, but I don't think there was enough overall interest to keep it going. And driving on new year's eve and early morning is probably not the smartest thing to do...

Another dojo I know does 1000 cuts with the bokken to close the old year, and 1000 cuts to open the new year. I kind of like that still...did the 1000 to open the year with them on Tuesday. Obviously I'm still using too much of the wrong muscle...or I wouldn't be in some of the pain I feel today!

Best,
Ron

Ron Tisdale
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"The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind."
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