So did the grading happen then?
The comp should be next week, hows your preparation been going?
I'm doing good, which is more than can be said for everyone that showed up to the Saturday morning class.
I wound up taking it again...
Interesting...a Canadian guy has just started training with us in the last few weeks.
You wouldn't know anything about this, would you? :thinking:
Are you in the glass room behind Reception then?
Nice location! Though it gets pretty hot in the Summer.
What nights are you on? I...
You aren't allowed to wear a box in Judo competition, slightly scary, but true fact.
Glad to hear you enjoyed your first class.
Actually, as a relatively late starter to Judo myself, I'm a bit ambivalent about competition.
No, 37 isn't too old, assuming you have no health or injury issues.
Be aware though, your 10 years prior experience appear to be with purely...
I found just the opposite.
The added familiarity with clinching and being in close learned from Judo, helped my Thai clinch, imo.
I've no idea what Judo Scotland's stance on this is, as their website is down again.
There been rumours of an increase in the importance of the...
I got my 1st dan off Danny, years ago.
I didn't realise the WSKA was still on the go.
Coming somewhat late to this, you are a lucky man.
Edinburgh is blessed with a lot of very good clubs and very good players.
Good luck. Maybe...
You do of course realise that Sprinters train specifically for their event.
Don't assume that following a Sprinter's training regime will...
Can I just add here, I got my shodan via lineup last October.
A very tiring experience.
Anyway, thats how Judo Scotland clubs do things too,...
34 here, but theres a guy in his 60s comes to our club and one of our instructors is in his 50's and is one of the most fearsome guys in the club.
I could be wrong, but I don't think the BJJ is on at the Kelvin Hall anymore.
I think the Griphouse is pretty much your only option for BJJ in...
Funny, my experience with Shotokan was similar.
For a long time, we sparred very, very hard. Certainly with harder contact than I've ever used at...
Ah, you boys know a good beer when you see one.
Deuchars IPA is my new favourite beer, knocking it's sister brew, Caledonian 80 shilling off the...
The interclubs I've done have been about sparring, not fighting.
If this is the case, then treat it as a hard sparring session. If you come out...
Yes you can.
It's completely up to you whether or not you take part in any activity within your MA classes.
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