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    Does anyone know of any Dian Tanaka footage?
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    Sure, just watch Big Trouble in Little China, starring Kurt Russell. She is one of the guards when he tries to free the women in the cells. Watch the fight on the wooden bridge. You may want to just email her and ask.

    Understand she is engaged now also.

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    Try google, I know I saw some there.
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    Dian is engaged! That's great. I'll have to email her. I saw her not quite two years ago at a seminar in Sacramento.

    I remember when that movie came out with her in it. We were all thrilled to watch it. She, of course, looks very cool.

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    I've only met Ms. Tanaka once; would love to attend a seminar of hers because I've heard she's great. Haven't seen the movie--will go rent it.

    There is some footage on a German website from a seminar that she & Bob Liles did (date unknown). The clips are very short, but you can see & hear her going through Short 1.
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    Wait, she's engaged? To whom? Did she get married yet?

    As for footage, I think she was in Another Woman's Husband. See imdb for more info.

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    Last time I saw her name it was hypenated (sp) with Zach Whitson of Counter Strike Kenpo fame.

    From my understanding they both live in North Carolina area near Charlotte. Figures I just moved from there, oh well such is life.
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    Oh...Didn't sensei whitson live in Tennessee? And I thought sensei tanaka was from Cali!

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    Oh, yes, I see her name's hyphenated. Doesn't mention where they're based out of though... Thanks.

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    Several of my old students from NC contacted Mr. Whitson after they were told he was moving there and he did verify it.

    So I have it on good authority its accurate
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    I believe ya! Thanks, again.

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    I am a student of Zach Whitson and yes they are both in Charolette....

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    Cool. But wonder why Charlotte...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunter View Post
    I am a student of Zach Whitson and yes they are both in Charolette....

    P.S.

    Martin,

    It is counterpoint....not counter strike

    DOH!!

    Well I was close

    That's what I get for not looking it up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TooInvolved View Post
    Cool. But wonder why Charlotte...
    Cool! But I wonder why all 5 of your post on this board only involve Mrs. Tanaka?
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    Good question. I'll PM you.

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