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  1. omoplatypus is offline
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    11/03/2010 1:22am

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    child thai boxer documentary

    http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/stric...by-fight-club/

    this documentary follows the lives of full contact thai fighters in england who are under the age of 10.

    i have very mixed feelings about this and i'm interested in what everybody else has to say.
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  2. wetware is online now

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    11/03/2010 2:00am


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    The footage of the little girl is very disturbing since she obviously doesn't want to be in the ring. Pretty sad when parents project their own desires onto their children without any consideration of what's good for the kid.
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    11/03/2010 3:26am


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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    its really no different than 8 year old boxers.

    in saying that the atmosphere with young kids fighting in front of screaming adults can be a touch confronting.
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    it's 2.5 minutes in ... and I already feel sorry for these kids.
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    Posted On:
    11/03/2010 1:44pm

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    That little girl is too young for makeup and too young to fight like that. I know they fight that young in Thailand but it is an entirely different culture. The weird overtones from the parent is what is really bothersome.
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    Yeah I don't think I would want my children doing that till they where well capable of making up their own mind on it with out any pressure. I personally am not a big fan of young kids striking each other as they do lack the maturity to handle it but that is a child by child call. It does disturbs me some that there certainly seem to be a bit of that living though your child vicariously involved but I will point you to this blog below, I have to agree with it
    http://blog.betterjudo.com/i-hate-judo/#more-396
    I don't know if these parents are coming from the same angle or not and if they are than who am I to say how to raise their children.
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    11/03/2010 2:14pm


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    These parents are messed up. Why would you want to have your kid getting knocked out? Seems to me that you wouldn't want to growing brain to take that much repeated damage.
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    11/03/2010 2:15pm


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    I really could not make up my mind on this one way or another. I think you would find a lot of great sportspeople who had no childhood growing up. (look at kids in Ballet one day). But it does seem a bit rough making your kids fight like that.

    Me I would push my children into tennis or golf.

    More money.
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    11/03/2010 2:28pm


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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    All I hear is "My Dream, My Dream". I'm not a parent but I imagine that yes you have to use some pressure on children or they wouldn't do anything but these parents are totally projecting THEIR dreams on their kids and aren't even giving them a chance to develop a life of their own.
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    11/03/2010 2:48pm

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    In all fairness your only seeing a small snap shot of whats going on in these families. The context of what you see, how you see it is all being decided on by someone else who knows what sort of agenda they have?
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