So, what the heck is Chinquchi?
A sneeze typically begins with a slight irritating itch in the nose, that itch grows in intensity until finally, the sneeze erupts in a body-wrenching explosion of released energy! I once threw my back out with a particularly magnificent sneeze.
ASDF March News
March Happy Hour! Our ASDF Happy Hour for March will be on 3/19 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. The presenter will be Sensei Eddie Satterfield, a longtime Isshin-ryu practitioner who holds a 6th Dan in Isshin-ryu and has trained with many great instructors, including being a student of Sensei Sherman Harrill. Eddie has a lot of…
A Very Martial Christmas …
It just goes to show you that you never know who you are going to meet during a dinner party!
ASDF Happy Hour Success!
Well, we had our inaugural Happy Hour last night at 7:00 pm. It was a small group but we had a really good time and I think it will grow. We discussed everything from hunting on your birthday to Viking mead! We even managed to talk about martial arts for a few minutes. 👍 I…
Announcing ASDF Happy Hours
We are going to try something new with the ASDF. This is something that an online veteran’s network I am a member of does, and it works pretty well. The group is Veterans Referring Veterans. And what they do is hold weekly virtual Happy Hours! I thought we could try them monthly, and begin with…
Sensei Louie Grinnell inducted into The Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame
Previous Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame Visit Last night after work, I drove up to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for the 2022 Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame banquet. I’ve been to this event three or four times in my life. The last time I went to the Hall of Fame Banquet and Tournament was several years ago, in the…