It’s COLD!!!

I had some mixed feelings coming home to Vancouver, BC.  Stepping off the plane and running into the cold, made me seriously consider turning around and jumping back on the plane to Thailand.  What was I thinking?!  Oh well, I have unfinished business here, so it is what it is.  At least my good bro Josip was there to grab …

Pulling Up Our Tent Stakes

Some of the Canadians are beginning to pull out of the camp, so we decided to have an all day party; NO TRAINING!  The mood was a mixture of sadness for leaving Thailand, separating from each other, panic to buy items on our LISTS and the joy of also returning home.  My day started off with gelato at Time Out.  …

A Contrast of Styles

Here is a vid from Austria and one from Thailand.  Enjoy the differences and any similarities.   Don’t bother thinking which is the better way; they both have a lot of pros and cons.  For myself, I enjoy all combat styles.  Hope you like 🙂  Jd [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTtDyBi7RN4] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFWeN091UyE]

I Want to Be a Ninja

Today was a day to get used to everything again in Thailand.  I was totally lethargic today.  The day started off with some miscellaneous errands here and there.  The highlight of the day was the night time training.  There is something really cool about training outside in the night.  This set the mood for our movie: Ninja Assassin! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rjxc9L3Jnw] Ok …

In Thailand!

Ok, I’ve finally made it here!  It took us awhile, but when we landed we found Pak (he coordinates Mehdi’s training in Thailand) and we were whisked away to our accommodations.  Before we got there though, we had to stop off at another hotel and grab Fred, one of Mehdi’s students on the way.  We are staying at the President …