Wallace and TKD suck for the same reasons
Yeah, I know, and it's sooo great too! Why it's just like:
Originally Posted by sempaiman
Yeah, I lack the genius it takes to teach kids to not put their hands up, on the off chance that perhaps a "dim mak" kick "too powerful to be blocked" might be thrown by an attacker.
Originally Posted by oldman34
Let me spell this out for you all once and for all, lest there be any question of what I've been getting at here: Wallace Sucks, and TKD Sucks, and they suck for the same reasons. (See above video for just ONE example.) These are not the normal "TKD sucks" complaints about the impracticality of a marital art based on high kicks, it's the whole foundational premise of how the martial art works, the rulesets involved in competion. Apparently there is one of several types of TKD ("Olympic"/WTF) where Wallace's trade mark kicking technique does not score points, yet all the other stupid things about Wallace remain (standing sideways, dropping the hands, etc.)