Thread: iwama kamae
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Old 01-24-2006, 08:53 AM   #9
raul rodrigo
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Re: iwama kamae

I agree completely, Jakob. The point is to find someone good to follow and just follow them. I'm sure that if I spent ten years following Hitohiro, then the problems I had this weekend would no longer be there. The trouble comes when a student gets confused by differing styles (eg, Tada, Yamaguchi, Chiba, Tamura, etc) too early in his development. As I was. There is a logic to what Hitohiro does, yes, and as I said, it works for him.

Just a correction: I said "the other deshi of his father" when I meant to say "the other deshi of O-sensei in Hombu Dojo."
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