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Old 04-10-2019, 06:45 PM
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I've played with Kazuo at Pro Worlds. Solid player grinds it out with few mistakes where he has to scramble. He hasn't yet been able to win in his MP60 division here against the likes of Greenwell, Sias and Beers despite sometimes being the highest rated player.

A few of those holes in the clip, it looked like a tree or bush must have been a nebulous mando where we couldn't identify what comprised making or missing the mando.
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Old 04-10-2019, 07:02 PM
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I dig that little hop in his run-up, and the way his throws just seem so effortless.
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And yes, the old man hop is the best part. I need to start working on it so I'm ready for the day when my hips/knees stop working.
I don't think it's more efficient than x-step, but is effective.

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Old 04-10-2019, 11:51 PM
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Its not that different from a crow hop. Looks good.
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Old 04-11-2019, 12:54 AM
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My guess is Kazuo Shirai

https://www.pdga.com/player/6075/history

PDGA shows his first grandmasters result in 1999. So he was at least 68 or 69 when he first broke 1000-rated in 2018.
Grandmaster age was 45 to 55 in '99, so he may be a few years younger than your estimate but still darn impressive.

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Old 04-11-2019, 01:23 AM
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I don't think it's more efficient than x-step, but is effective.

I will say that Uli doesn't have this form anymore, he has a traditional x-step.
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