Hey, if they're YOUR interactions, they're not hearsay.
Originally Posted by It is Fake
Anyway, a couple friends of mine vouch for Frantzis's skill (at least as a younger man) but find his public persona and marketing ridiculous. Others find some of his stuff poorly done—my old Boston teacher didn't like Frantzis's Chen at all.
He has a good rep re: tui shou, but he's a relative giant of a man compared to the average player, so...
This is basically what I would say on record in the open. He can teach you but, is it other skills or is it really bagua or tai Chi?
Originally Posted by Rivington
When I say other skills it is like the hotly debated MMA chunners. When they fight people of equal skill it always seems to be the BJJ, not contained in their art, that helps them win. Or, it is the boxing training they do in addition to their chun.
Again I have no problem with mixing arts. I have a problem with misrepresentation of what helps your skill.
Hopefully that makes a little more sense.