So after successfully passing my 3 dan exam, with the urging of one sensei and the permission of another, I’ve decided to take up nitoryu.
First impressions. It’s not easy. The daito is heavy. The shoto just stays there and doesn’t have a mind of its own. It’s easy to drop the shoto. It hurts when it drops on your toe. It’s going to be a long journey…
Last weekend was my 3-dan exam and the written question was “describe the elements of yuko-datotsu”. Continue reading
Promotion test is coming. Remember to check all himo and chichigawa and replace early- not the night before.
Some bogu basics from Meijin.fi.
Patches are available on etsy.
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