March 1st

Discussion in 'Karate' started by Llamageddon, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Llamageddon

    Llamageddon MAP's weird cousin Supporter

    The date has been set.

    1st Dan examination with the new association. Grading panel consisting of a 3rd dan Shotokan, 2nd dan Shotokan/3rd dan goju and 4th dan shotokan. Feeling calmer about this one as it's only going to cost me £20 (not £150) and I've trained for years with the grading panel :)

    I've decided that I'm going to pick either Bassai Dai, Ji'in or Chinte as my elective kata. If I get the time and the means I'll try to post videos of me doing each to see if there's any consensus on which one seems to be best.

    the regular guys around here will know that I've been waiting a very long time for this. I'm very much looking forward to it.
  2. Simon

    Simon Moved on Admin Supporter MAP 2017 Koyo Award

    Good luck LLama.
  3. Mitch

    Mitch Lord Mitch of MAP Admin

    *Picks up pom-poms*
    Go Llama! Go Llama!

    Now you'd better pass. If you don't I do the cheerleading routine again but next time I wear the outfit. :D

  4. KAMAU

    KAMAU innocent bystander

    best wishes Llama, may the force be with you
  5. Alansmurf

    Alansmurf Aspire to Inspire before you Expire Supporter

    Just go do your thing..

    it's your chance to show what you know ..and you are good at what you do .

    All the best

  6. Moosey

    Moosey invariably, a moose Supporter

    Go Llama!
  7. koyo

    koyo Passed away, but always remembered. RIP.

    During the kata..imagine you are fighting..he who must not be named...

    Best wishes lllama.
  8. Moosey

    Moosey invariably, a moose Supporter

    A****a K*m!?!?!!?
  9. Southpaw535

    Southpaw535 Well-Known Member Moderator Supporter

    Good luck mate, worse comes to worst flash the panel
  10. bassai

    bassai onwards and upwards ! Moderator Supporter

    Good luck dude (not that you'll need it)
  11. Blade96

    Blade96 shotokan karateka

    I wish you all the best wishes in your test, Llama. :)
  12. Shiho-Nage

    Shiho-Nage I'm okay to go.

    If you employ "Eye of the Tiger" as background and wear the rising sun headband you're guaranteed success.

    Best of luck.
  13. Griffin

    Griffin Valued Member

    Best wishes to you Llama.
  14. ojisan

    ojisan Valued Member

    Best of Luck!
  15. Sam

    Sam Absent-ish member

    Please pass......Mitch cartwheeling whilst wearing a mini skirt is not something any of us need to see. No pressure though. :)

    Go for it dude, you can do it. :)
  16. Llamageddon

    Llamageddon MAP's weird cousin Supporter

    :) thanks all.

    I'll try to get a friend to video my kata soon
  17. seiken steve

    seiken steve golden member

    good luck.
    your not apearing nervous which is half the battle.

  18. Llamageddon

    Llamageddon MAP's weird cousin Supporter

    Yeah, there's a bit of a backstory to that!
  19. Moosey

    Moosey invariably, a moose Supporter

  20. Llamageddon

    Llamageddon MAP's weird cousin Supporter

    wish we still had the like button

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