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Kodoan is launching a Patreon page

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Kodoan is launching a Patreon page

I've recently launched a Patreon page if anyone is interested in helping Kodoan grow. You can find it here: https://www.patreon.com/kodoan

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IDIOTS GUIDE TO GAMESTONKS

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IDIOTS GUIDE TO GAMESTONKS

IDIOTS GUIDE TO GAMESTONKS   Hi! This is Kodo with Kodoan. You can find out more about me at kodoan.com.   If you keep hearing about the “GAME STONKS” and were kinda hoping for an “idiots guide” version – heads up! this might be just what you’re looking for!   The word Gamestonks is a clever combining of two words (GameStop and Stonks) by an even clever-er-er guy named Elon Musk.   Musk’s short tweet: “Gamestonks!!” shortly after the closing bell on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, added to the price of GameStop’s already soaring share prices which rose nearly 93...

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Sailing on a Newport 30

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Sailing on a Newport 30

I've been getting antsy lately about the ocean.  Like Albert Finney in Big Fish, I feel like I'm starting to "dry out" - I've been out of the water for too long.  Last Thursday, I went surfing for the first time in years.  It got me thinking about the last time I was out sailing - which has also been a few years.  If you click on this text, you'll see a short video from a few years ago aboard a Newport 30 a couple miles off the coast of Long beach

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Randori with visiting Kendoka

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Randori with visiting Kendoka

I remember teaching meditation and weapons training at OC Aikikai - years ago.  One day, we had a visit from a guest instructor at the dojo who was also a high rank Kendoka.  He asked if I did any sparring with swords.  I said, "sure".  There were some padded type shinai so we used those.  One of my students filmed some of the sparring.  Click on this text to see that film footage.

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Broke his hand

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Broke his hand

Awara is 6'4" and about 360 lbs when he went up against the redman.  I told everyone - NO PUNCHES!  OPEN HAND STRIKES ONLY!!!  Awara did not listen.  He broke the knuckle of his right hand index finger.

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