Chuushin Do; as taught by the Black Tiger Martial Arts Academy
Please for you to enjoy (long post but hopefully entertaining):
"Louisville's Premier Martial Arts Academy"
Local studio offering classes in "Chuushin Do"... a style described as:
At least they're not using GUNS!!
Originally Posted by Shihan
Ok, apart from some grammatical errors sounds pretty typical but it made me lol nonetheless.
Oh, and if you study with Shihan for five years you can attain Th3 4waReN355!!
Then it gets a bit scary...
Now mind you he's not saying that he necessarily makes all of his students partake in this but the fact that this is on the FRONT PAGE of the website just seems....off
Originally Posted by Slave Master?
He also claims to have military service where:
Originally Posted by Site
Also, he has an interesting claim that his "Uncle Keith"
Originally Posted by The dude
had instructed him as well.
Originally Posted by Him
All of this because
I don't know about you but the way this whole site is written had me rolling. He never claims to have learned tH3 D34DlY but he is certainly making himself out to be quite the conquering hero...
Originally Posted by Bio
Also these were amusing:
Originally Posted by Teh Rulez
Also found some Youtube videos for "Gomani":
Here he is doing some hand conditioning using an old phone book (maybe?)
YouTube - Hand conditioning
Competing in Kumite (?) in 2008 (I love the patch on the back of his gi, Cobra Kai ain't got nothing on this guy)
YouTube - Gomani sensei's Battle of Tenneessee Kumite 08
There's various others as well, looks like he loses here in some point sparring
YouTube - Gomani "Rising Star Nationals" sparring
I don't know if there's any chance to uncover any real Bullshido here, just came across it while exploring the local Judo clubs and thought you guys might find it entertaining.
If not, then I'll just go back to being a useless n00b.
P.S. To the practitioners of Chuushin Do, gazundheit. :gwbdance:
This sounds like an episode of SVU.
In traditional or ancient training even before the individual became a student he would first have to pledge his loyalty to his teacher. This was usually done by doing chores around the teachers, house or dojo followed by a strict obedience to the instructor. Furthermore the individual was, in a sense, adopted by the instructor. Over the course of training the student may sustain minor or moderate cuts, springs, bruises, and even broken bones in order to achieve a heightened level of understanding of the art, but none so serious as to permanently hinder the student from training. During training the student would undergo rigorous tasks. These tasks would be mental and physical. They would test the students’ physical and mental dexterity then push them to become stronger. At the command of the teacher the student would spend hours on end sometimes with no food or water training on specific techniques and drills. In situations such as this the teacher may disappear for some time but still be comforted in knowing that upon his return the student would still be diligently studying.
I guess point sparring with foam dipped gear is a harsh mistress.
Over the course of training the student may sustain minor or moderate cuts, springs, bruises, and even broken bones in order to achieve a heightened level of understanding of the art, but none so serious as to permanently hinder the student from training.
Why is it that any school with an animal name or something with Academy at the end, usually questionable?
There are quite a few holes in his bio, but nothing really screams Bullshido. He seems like the typical, light contact, way to much equipment while sparring super light contact, kind of school. His rank may be inflated, but at least he did not jump up to 7th, 8th, or 9th Dan with his few years of training.
And if by some chance he reads this, Chung Do Kwan translates to Blue Wave School, not school of the blue house. GM Won Kuk Lee's original school was called the Bluehouse at Seoul National University.
Nothing says "deadly" like point sparring with full-face helmets. :jihad:
Edit: doesn't "chuushin do" mean "Way of the Middle" in Japanese?
Last edited by Rexley; 12/27/2010 2:02pm at .
Chudan means middle. I have never heard anyone say chuushin before.
But I am only at the early stages of "conversational" in my Japanese.
Actually, we're both right. Chuushin indeed does mean center or middle, but it can mean a lot of other things depending on the Kanji.
Originally Posted by searcher66071
Unfortunately for "Gomani sensei", one thing it doesn't mean is balance.
Edit: actually, it can indeed mean balance. Gomani sensei 1, Rexley 0.
Last edited by Rexley; 12/27/2010 2:48pm at .
Reason: weak Nihongo skills
Marine boot camp is no sweat for Jumanji.
Actually CHU/NAKA (中) means middle/center.
Originally Posted by searcher66071
The read just denotes the middle of what.
Chudan (中段) middle grade
Chugoku (中国) Middle Country/Kingdom aka China
Nakayama (中山) middle mountain a common family name
HOWEVER, This guy is right because Chuushin (中心) does indeed mean balance. It literally means Middle/Center Soul/heart/mind.
Xiao Ao Jiang Hu Zhi Dong Fang Bu Bai (Laughing Proud Warrior Invincible Asia) Dark Emperor of Baji!!!
Didn't anyone ever tell him a fat man could never be a ninja
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