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This iaido master wins grand champion.Page Title Module
Tim Hamilton http://chidokan.tripod.com/
A man's word is his honour, a womans word... I never listen to them long enough...
They will have to pry the sword from my cold dead fingers....
Why are you reading this instead of being out training???? Excuses not accepted....
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Hmm, this guy holds approximately 86 dans all by himself... I am not saying that he has achieved none of these, but come on. No-one has the time to achieve 10th dan in 6 styles in one life time. He would need 6 lifetimes to do it.
It may be a case of Jack of all trades, master of none (though if we go by what Wikipedia says, he is grand master in several)
夢想神伝流居合 NRA: "You can have my rifle when you pry it from my cold dead hands!"
Iaido: "You can have my sword when you pry it from my cold dead fingers!"
Aikido: "You can have my hand when you pry it from my cold... dead... erm... wait something's wrong here..."
Oh, but shock and amazement... Dr. keith r. SANTAGATA (Ping Chi) claims to have been inducted into The World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, yet it appears they've never heard of him. Yes, I did search for both of his names. Perhaps a better person than I would be able to find him listed there…
As far as Soke Dai Bruce A Harvey (kuo tzÜ-i), I love these two lines: 3rd Degree Black Belt in IAIDO - we're back to wearing belts for rank in JSA, are we, lads? Senior Instructor in IAIDO - "Senior Instructor" at "3rd Degree Black Belt," huh?
Once again I must ask: Why can't people just list their ACTUAL accomplishments, and be happy with them?
Master Kuo T'ai (Alexander Ferguson) began training with GrandMaster Agrella over 26 years ago in Tzee Wai Kuen, and kendo. Mr. Ferguson is currently ranked as a 5th Dan (Master's rank) in both Kendo, and also Tzee Wai Kuen. In addition, Mr. Ferguson has been training in IAIDO and was the 1st student to be taught, and perform Tamishigiri (live blade cutting of tatami mats) by Grand Master Agrella. Mr. Ferguson spent almost a month in Japan living in the house of a Samuri family, and was honored to have a personal visit by a japans living treasures who is well kwown for his katanas
Forget the Chinese names, learn to spell in English!!