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Different Types of Martial Arts: Hoshin Roshi Ryu

Posted on 10 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

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Hoshin Roshi RyuHoshin roshi ryu combines mental and physical self-protection and uses techniques drawn from ninjutsu and jujutsu.  Founder Glenn Morris was an organizational psychologist interested in Daoist philosophy and esoteric writings. Courses on reiki, shamanism, massage, and meditation, are taught alongside simple yet effective self-defense techniques. Physical combat is only used as a last resort and showing kindness and consideration to others is key. Student training focuses on practicing techniques and learning how to apply them in real-life situations, rather than memorizing individual “kata” (set forms).

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Different Type of Martial Arts: Shingitai Jujutsu

Posted on 08 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Style: Shingitai Jujutsu

Shingitai jujutsu is a form of jujutsu grappling that blends various strikes and submissions. The founder, John Saylor, was influenced by his experiences in the early 1980s when he ran the judo coaching at the US Olympics training center in Colorado Springs. A former US heavyweight judo champion, he had officially retired in 1982 because of a shoulder injury.

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