Uechi-Ryu in Halifax NS

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Uechi-Ryu in Halifax NS

Postby Twiggy » Tue Nov 04, 2003 10:30 pm

I heard there are two uechi-ryu schools in the HRM, is anyone here from either one of them? I have been out of martial arts for about a year and half but I would like to come back. I took goju-ryu karate in the past, which I've been told is similar to uechi-ryu. What I liked about goju was its emphasis on redirection as opposed to direct hitting and blocking. Some of the other schools I've tried were not as "gentle", and I'm small; so to make a long story short, I prefer a side step to a block :-)
Having said that, is there someone from Hali in uechi-ryu that I can talk to about those particular dojos?
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Postby Guest » Wed Nov 05, 2003 3:11 am

I've not been in Halifax or Nova Scotia since 75 so don't know if this list is up to date or not, but here are some contacts for Nova Scotia:

Brian Bailey: 475 Windmill Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1B2: e-mail is b.bailey@ns.sympatico.ca
David Hunt: Bedford, N.S. Canada: 902-832-1033
H.A.(Bub)Pelham, Kentville Karate Academy, Kentville NS Canada 1-902-678-7503 email: karate@glinx.com
Derick Bagogloo: Dartmouth N.S. Canada: 902-435-3583
Mike Currie, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, Canada. (902)986-0000
Peter Dunnington: Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada: 902-455-6718
Wade R. Feener: Lun Co. Canada: 902-624-9590
Clayton Hickey: Lwr. Sackville N.S. Canada: 902-864-1218
Louis Hopper: Nova Scotia Canada: 902-468-3244
Eugene Hyslop: Chester Nova Scotia Canada: 902-275-3981
Duncan MacLeod: Nova Scotia Canada: 902-897-4866
Daniel Macdougall: Sydney, Capebreaton, NS: Dmcdonal@highlander.cbnet.ns.ca
Gilbert MacIntyre, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. e-mail: gilmac@highlander.cbnet.ns.ca
Paul Porter: Enfield, Nova Scotia: (902) 883-1543 email:LGower1035@aol.com
Victor Swinimer: Bridgewater: (902) 543-9551 www.nskarate.tk

Hope it helps

Laird
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Postby Spitkicker » Tue Feb 17, 2004 3:10 pm

Its been a year or so since I have been back there..but Sensei Paul Ross teaches Uechi at Sensei Ron Fagan's dojo twice a week I think.
Sensei Ross is solid when it comes to form.


Also try Sensei Bailey's - http://www.dartmouthuechiryu.com/
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Postby CANDANeh » Fri Feb 20, 2004 8:26 pm

Good list Laird ( just noticed this tread) not sure if Clay or Louie are actively teaching but the contact numbers are active regardless. I recommend watching a class of each and pick your flavour as Uechi NS is far from "templated" (good thing). No brainer on the South Shore though... pick Victor as I "teach" on Thursdays :lol:
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