"John, I was only able to train with Tammy Parlour in London and Rod Larson in Holmen Wisc, both were excellent opprotunities, sadly I was not invited to train at a couple of other dojangs I wanted to visit in the US.
"Mr. Meek,I live in Springfield, MO and can put you in contact with my instructor. My school is a Jin Jung Kwan school, and as far as Springfield goes it's the only full-time Hapkido school for the most part. PM me your email address, and I can…"
"Hi Wael et al,well done Evan keep at it. I have been off line for some time moving house and training hard. Glad to report that after a hard and challenging few years I graded to 3rd Dan last week. I had hoped it would be my best grading ever and…"
"we are fairly traditional in terms of our code, at white belt we are tested on moral fibre, dojang rules and respect, as a 2nd Dan and Intructor I refer to my Master as Sir (most of the time even in the street sometimes), all of our students refer…"
"we dont have punishment but my Insructor will lt you know if you step over the mark, we are strict on protocol so talking over the Instructor doesnt really happen fortunately, writing essays is child like behaviour, surely an chat after class about…"
"Given its summer here in Aust we have the reverse problem now, damned hot !
But yes our numbers do drop a bit over winter, we have no heating so we all wear skins to try and keep warm during the cool down times but summer or winter, we train just…"
"That's pretty cool. I'm always reading about how some totally new animal has been discovered in the forests of Borneo, or in the Amazon, by means of hidden cameras. Or some animal thought to be extinct has been spotted, still walking…"
"Thanks Dean but I may have misled you, I am an Ecologist and chose to study remote camera trapping not Hapkido, but in hindsight I was thinking it would have been a great subject to have persued. So unless you want to hear about the ins and outs of…"
"Thanks Wael.The Churchill Trust offer scholarships each year to Australians to pursue professional interests overseas that can not be undertaken in our Country. They are the most prestigious awards given in AUstralia for this purpose. It is a…"
Me too, waiting to get back into it. But my body can use the rest anyway, especially my wrists and shoulders and after the various shoulder locks we've been working on. In the meantime I've been walking the treadmill and spending time with my daughter.