MAP Meet 2018

Discussion in 'General Martial Arts Discussion' started by Simon, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. Simon

    Simon The Bulldog Admin

    Saturday June 9th 2018 - High Wycombe Judo Centre


    Where is it?

    High Wycombe Judo Centre
    http://www.wycombejudocentre.co.uk/

    The venue has matted training areas large enough for 2 or 3 sessions at the same time, changing rooms and showers, on site parking and a social bar area overlooking the main Dojo.

    What time is it?

    Arrive by 10.00 to sign in if you are taking part in the whole event.

    Who is teaching and what arts can I try?

    Proposed line up (subject to minor changes in order):

    Aegis - HEMA
    dunc - Ninjutsu
    Smurf - Ju Jitsu
    Mitch / John Titchen - Self Defence pre-fight verbals and positioning.
    Simon - Savate
    Further instructors and arts TBC

    Getting there
    The location is just off one of two M40 junctions for the town and close to the M4 and M25 routes.
    http://www.wycombejudocentre.co.uk/index.html

    Buses or taxis
    You can get a taxi or blag a lift from the central bus station. The Booker/Lane End one (032A) is most likely to be the best choice.
    http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/transport-and-roads/buses-and-trains/
    You either want the Turnpike Corner West stop or the Lansdell Avenue Stop. The Judo Centre is in Barry Close, High Wycombe, HP12 4UE

    Rail
    The station (with trains roughly every 20 mins) is on the Birmingham to Marylebone line, so you can get intercity to one of those locations (or Banbury) and then switch.
    http://www.chilternrailways.co.uk/
    http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/default.aspx

    How do I pay?
    Via the just giving page. To be set up.
    Please donate a minimum of £20 to charity.

    What charity are we supporting?
    MAP has supported some very worthy charities over the years and the 2018 Meet will be in aid of TBC

    Can I bring a friend/partner/another member of my club?
    Yes. As long as they pay through the Just Giving page. Minimum age is TBC

    Will it be fun?
    Oh yes, very much so.

    Size, shape, sex, fitness and flexibility aren't a requirement. Come and meet the people you talk to online and see them in a different light.

    We look forward to seeing you there.
     
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2017 at 7:05 PM
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  2. Simon

    Simon The Bulldog Admin

    We already have another couple of HEMA sessions confirmed thanks to Aegis.

    It was such a popular session this year.

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  3. Aegis

    Aegis River Guardian Admin Supporter

    Depending on what people want, HEMA can cover a large number of subjects. With enough notice, we could do any of the following:
    • Longsword again
    • Military Sabre
    • Spear
    • Arming sword (short or side sword)
    • Dagger
    • Unarmed
    I'm much less experienced with some of these, but with enough enthusiasm I'm sure I can call in an expert for the areas I can't cover (which is pretty much anything but longsword).

    By default I'll assume Longsword again, but strong preferences may be taken into account.
     
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  4. Dan Bian

    Dan Bian Medway Tai Chi Society

    Looking forward to it :)

    I've already been roped into bringing chatterbox again...
     
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  5. Pretty In Pink

    Pretty In Pink Valued Member

    Sabre would be sick!
     
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  6. Simon

    Simon The Bulldog Admin

    I always go in with the view that I will make way for any other instructors who want to take a session, but if needed I fancy teaching Savate.

    An art that hasn't been covered to my knowledge.
     
  7. Simon

    Simon The Bulldog Admin

    Looks like Smurf is in again. Always a MAP meet favourite.
     
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  8. Alansmurf

    Alansmurf Back on the mats !! Supporter

    Baton and short stick techniques anyone ?
     
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  9. hewho

    hewho Valued Member

    I'm up for this! Short stick sounds pretty good smurf!
     
  10. philosoraptor

    philosoraptor carnivore in a top hat Supporter

    I'm glad to hear sex isn't a requirement...
     
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  11. Jaydub

    Jaydub Valued Member

    I really do need to get to one of these meets one day. They look like a great time.
     
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  12. chatter box

    chatter box New Member

    THANK YOU-CANT WAIT!-
     
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  13. chatter box

    chatter box New Member

    to be honest-i did not know what to expect!-being one of the oldest people,loved the tai chi,then went onto boxing,THEN-dagger and stick- THEN-sword play,WOW,
    i really thought i would have to sit out and watch,never got the chance!-far too busy enjoying myself DOING!-
    thank you.
     
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  14. chatter box

    chatter box New Member

  15. Mitch

    Mitch Lord Mitch of MAP Admin

    Exactly what it's all about :)
     
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  16. Unreal Combat

    Unreal Combat Valued Member

    I'm up for it.
     
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  17. Mushroom

    Mushroom Goes well with everything Moderator Supporter

    As usual, I'll know pretty much when it's round the corner :p
     
  18. VoidKarateka

    VoidKarateka Valued Member

    I'm in for sure for this one. I saw the vids posted up on Facebook and was so gutted I missed it! Any idea when your JustGiving page will be set up?

    Also are there any local recommended hotels? I might overnight it since I'll be traveling by train and don't fancy doing the journey twice in a single day.
     
  19. Mushroom

    Mushroom Goes well with everything Moderator Supporter


    It's quite a rural area...so surely there'll be some BnB (or AirBnB) available. Definately would need an Uber though.
     
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  20. VoidKarateka

    VoidKarateka Valued Member

    Nice one, cheers for the heads up. I've managed to get the all clear from the missus (it's fairly close to her Birthday so I had to be EXTRA careful) so now I'm just waiting to get my name down. Now my only concern is seeing whether anyone can actually understand me through my thick Black Country accent.

    Maybe I should take elocution lessons?
     

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