6/15/2011 5:03pm, #81
This thread is full of win ... hehehe thongs.
This has rarely come up for me, but I can think of a couple of occasions. In the first instance I was as sober as a priest. And like some people here, I just stayed silent. I always figured that if I didn't have something nice to say, I wouldn't say anything at all. And when I smell bullshit I'm generally not thinking of telling the guy how much he impresses me with his stories.
The other time I was drunk and somehow got caught up in a conversation and the gentlemen in questions was telling me how 'his friend' could stop an armbar easy, by pinching the achilles ... and I said "why wouldn't you just break his arm at that point!?". I had only been training for a few months at that point too. Still baffles me.
6/15/2011 5:05pm, #82
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- Mixed combative art
Dookie Ride sounds like a new 10th Planet technique.
6/15/2011 5:21pm, #83
6/15/2011 8:53pm, #84
You can pretty much tell how they walk. Seriously. I know I sound like a complete dolt but I believe it to be true. Actually, I am a complete dolt, but I stand by it. Anyone ever read that book "blink"? By Malcolm Gladwell?"We often joke -- and we really wish it were a joke -- that you will only encounter two basic problems with your 'self-defense' training.
1) That it doesn't work
2) That it does work"
6/15/2011 10:54pm, #85
i need to read that book. outliers was amazing.
please expand on the "way they walk" diagnosis.
6/15/2011 11:24pm, #86
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Blink was a really interesting book. There was a lot of overlap in thinking with The Tipping Point.