9/01/2015 6:23pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Buffalo, NY - any open-format CMA meetup groups? (for sanda? exchanges/collab? spar?) in Chinese Martial Arts and Kung Fu Forumjust to clarify a few things: my opinion of the USKSF lei tai and how competitive it is: there is a wide range of skill in terms of the fighters...21 replies | 521 view(s)
8/31/2015 12:08pm,either join a shooto gym in japan or go train with paulson or a CSW affiliate.1 replies | 92 view(s)
8/27/2015 10:07am,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Takedowns Matter - Azerbaijan-Azerbaycan in BJJ and Advanced Grappling Forummy judo coach won a BJJ match at purple belt that way. the poor guy he fought was not ready to be thrown (and landed on) by a 220lb 2x national judo...15 replies | 1597 view(s)
8/27/2015 8:48am,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Takedowns Matter - Azerbaijan-Azerbaycan in BJJ and Advanced Grappling Forumway back around 10 years ago, one of my sanda teammates did this at NAGA in the novice division. the next year the rules had added a clause that...15 replies | 1597 view(s)
8/26/2015 8:22pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread what do you guys think of wing chun in Bullshido Classics and Mega Threadsfor ip man's lineage... opium dens, whore houses. sorry WR, couldn't resist193 replies | 37390 view(s)
8/25/2015 4:11pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Affiliation: Conspiracy Theory or BJJ Business Structure? in Martial Arts BS, Fraud, Investigations, and Skepticismwe have to do the whole nage no kata to get the USJF cert too.263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/25/2015 12:58pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Affiliation: Conspiracy Theory or BJJ Business Structure? in Martial Arts BS, Fraud, Investigations, and Skepticismjust wanted to update this thread with the actual dollar amounts for USA Judo/USJF shodan. here are the fees: USJF fee: $125 Background check...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/24/2015 12:23pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Why do TMAers hate on MMA? (stereotypes you've heard about combat sports) in Your Martial Art Sucksif you follow japanese tradition and you treat ippon as a symbolic death it becomes even more disrespectful. i *really* dislike those who...187 replies | 5714 view(s)
8/21/2015 3:13pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Affiliation: Conspiracy Theory or BJJ Business Structure? in Martial Arts BS, Fraud, Investigations, and Skepticismit seems not. on the FAQ of the globetrotters site, i found this: "at the moment" seems a bit odd. their membership roster lists many black...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/21/2015 9:02am,OK, well you can select black belt as a rank when registering, but i didn't try to submit the form. i see people wearing black belts in some of the...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/20/2015 6:15pm,wait, *who* is "they"? the IBJJF?263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/17/2015 7:51am,that would also not be an issue. we usually welcome the gym owner to post on the review thread as well.8 replies | 2104 view(s)
8/16/2015 6:59pm,how much have you read about ueshiba and his teaching style? there are a lot of JMA historians who are pretty sure that ueshiba's classes were...35 replies | 1706 view(s)
8/15/2015 1:23am,when i asked they said it was because of the elbows and knees being allowed. i've been hit with heavy elbows wearing that shit, give me boxing head...92 replies | 2905 view(s)
8/14/2015 3:04pm,he's really more of a dick (in the team america, world police sense anyway.)282 replies | 6991 view(s)
8/14/2015 2:47pm,yes i do, depending on how they do their san shou. you need to prepare for the rules and scoring system and then *also* prepare for the limitations...92 replies | 2905 view(s)
8/14/2015 1:51pm,just FYI it's pretty unlikely that the smaller local tournaments are going to prepare you for this one (at least not the CMA tournaments.) there are...92 replies | 2905 view(s)
8/12/2015 9:40am,well then you need to work on making your points more clear, because that's *exactly* what you said here: to my eyes the link that you posted...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/11/2015 7:34am,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread Sensei David Anderson - "I have ripped arms off with one technique and in seconds! in Martial Arts BS, Fraud, Investigations, and Skepticismsounds like it. since this is (for the moment) in MABS i will respond with a serious answer: no. he can't tear someone's arm *off*. no, he's...10 replies | 941 view(s)
8/10/2015 8:33pm,OK, i think i understand the picture here, and i'm going to lay out the way i see someone opening their own school/team and registering it *all...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/10/2015 3:17pm,Ming Loyalist replied to a thread WSOF Strips and Suspends Rousimar Palhares in NEWS: MMA, Combat Sports, and Martial Arts Newsgod DAMMIT, i meant to upvote this. sorry dude.19 replies | 1396 view(s)
8/09/2015 8:59pm,well, for a brown belt who is getting promoted within a school (and who isn't running his own school, and who isn't an instructor) do you mean that...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/09/2015 1:54pm,we've established that *on paper* it doesn't, all a brown belt needs for IBJJF black belt is an IBJJF 2nd degree to sign their paperwork. the...263 replies | 6667 view(s)
8/08/2015 10:28am,as you may have figured out, the headgear is a pretty crucial piece to the lei tai puzzle. you saw how WR got cut badly right away due to missing...92 replies | 2905 view(s)
8/03/2015 3:47pm,i would argue that fixing the protective equipment would be priority #1, over any type of rule changes. those helmets do more damage than good, and...92 replies | 2905 view(s)
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