Is this Kyokushin place legit?

Discussion in 'Standup Technique' started by Ryo, May 16, 2014.

  1. Ryo

    Ryo Black Belt

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    Gonna be in this area soon and was wondering if these guys are legit Kyokushin karateka? I'm a grappler so I know very little about the standup game. Thanks just curious. Always liked the style of kk guys.

    http://www.ligodojo.com/
     
  2. Billy no mates

    Billy no mates Purple Belt

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    Looks ok to me, if you ask on somewhere like Kyokushin4life you'll probably be able to talk to someone that has or is training there .
     
  3. Harukaze

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    Looks VERY legit to me. Head instructor trained under Sosai (i.e. Mas Oyama, founder of Kyokushin) and is a member of Kyokushin-kan, one of the more progressive Kyokushin organizations (they've been experimenting with knockdown karate with facepunches in compact knuckle guards, their "shinken shobu" rules).
     
  4. Azam

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    ^^^^

    Agree with Harukaze - very legit place.

    Not often you can say that you're instructor was an uchi-desi of Mas Oyama & trained and stayed in the young lion dormitory.

    With a background like that, even without actually going there - you know the quality of training will probably be better than the norm.
     
  5. shinkyoku

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    Ligo dojo has a good reputation.
     
  6. ironwolf

    ironwolf Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    That looks awesome. If I had a solid Kyoshkin place near me, Id drop everything else and go Kyoshkin.
     

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