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Brief Tidbits Below (Periodically Updated)

Surrendering is not defeat. It means no more fighting. – J. Morrell as told to him by a war veteran

* For those interested in what it’s like to practice with a mouth mask, tenugui mouth cover or full mask, George McCall sensei has summarized his experience in [Kenshi247 ChangedMind]


Zau sensei doing suburi on the Potato Chip Rock at Mt. Woodson in San Diego, Mar. 2020 (before its COVID-19 closure).  Probably a first-ever suburi on that ledge.