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Latest Blog Posts for Ghost Of Kano

  • Halfway there!
    on Nov 4, 2014
    In my last post, I shared my thoughts about preparing for my green belt (3rd Kyu). I mentioned that we were a group of five who were working our way towards green belt and also that I wondered how many of us would be there at the end. Just as I thoug...
  • Things are getting interesting (and tough!)
    on Jun 20, 2014
    Up until now, Judo has been a lot of fun and excitement. I was always able to learn techniques quickly, especially throws. I am sure the reason for that is my wrestling experience, because the main area I always have to work on is Ne-Waza. There are...
  • Sometimes you're the pigeon, sometimes you're the statue.
    on Feb 24, 2014
    South Coast Senior Kyu & Dan Split Grade Open - Worthing, UK Yesterday I took part in my second competition. It was the same competition I took part in last year (First Competition!) , but the outcome couldn't have been any different!It was an ea...
  • Intoducing...
    on Jan 27, 2014
    I mentioned quite a while ago that there would be a guest blogger who will be adding his wisdom to this blog and I am delighted to introduce Stuart Rich!It was actually from Stuart that I got the idea to keep track of my progress by writing a blog.Th...
  • A Beginners Guide to Judo
    on Jan 27, 2014
     1)      Sort your belt out.If you haven’t done your belt properly you look like a complete chump. No one will ever take you or your Judo seriously if you don’t tie your belt properly.Like thisNot these2)  ...
  • Long time no write...
    on Jan 22, 2014
    I was thinking about this blog a couple of days ago and realised that I haven't written anything in almost 3 months. Time is going by so fast at the moment and it feels like everything is happening at 200 mph. It is mostly due to my new found parenth...
  • Windsor Judo Club
    on Oct 31, 2013
    Due to my change of circumstances, I had to find a different club for my midweek Judo fix. So last night I went to my first class at Windsor.I was a bit nervous at first, which is normal if it is your first time in a new environment, but I got into t...
  • It's all in the hips!
    on Oct 29, 2013
    It is not every day you can find a comparison to Judo and a comedy film about golf!Sensei Marcus uttered the famous line from Happy Gilmore while demonstrating O Goshi and most of the seniors burst out laughing while the younger students just st...
  • Going in blind!
    on Sep 9, 2013
    Talk about a trial by fire...The last time made a post, I mentioned that my wife and I were expecting our first child. Well, since then, he has been born and it has been an experience! I'm sure that all parents who read this will agree that becoming...
  • Why Judo (or any martial art) is good for children
    on Jun 26, 2013
    My wife and I are expecting our first child, a boy, at the end of next month and we have had many discussions on what we wanted for our child, as most expecting couples do. I always said that if I ever had boys, I would get them into wrestling a...
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