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  1. sweats is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: Shotokan & BJJ

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    Gym Stories of "THAT GUY" 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Him-Well I already know how to kick.
    Me-No you don't, you suck.
    Him-Who the **** are you?
    Me-I'm the head coach.
    Him-Are you normally a dick?
    Me-Yup.
    Him-**** this I'm gone.
    Me-*Shrug.
    I wish I lived close enough to train with you.
  2. itwasntme is online now
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     Style: being less stupid

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    Re: Gym Stories of "THAT GUY" 2013

    Suggestions of the day:

    1) People should maybe pay a little more attention to the forum they're in.

    2) This should get stickied before it gets lost in the sauce; possibly give it a new title that lets noobs know this is important gym etiquette.
    Start a training log!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ming Loyalist View Post
    i really think that those who can't get their head around the bowing thing (because their angry sky daddy will punish them) don't deserve judo. life is full of choices, and if your bronze age superstitions are holding you back, so be it.
  3. Omega Supreme is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweats View Post
    I wish I lived close enough to train with you.
    I've actually posted a few of these. The most recent was the douchebag who challenged me to a fight.
  4. doofaloofa is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: mma

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    At my new MMA class there is a guy who feigns injury rather than tap

    At first I was all 'are you OK man?'

    Now I'm all ' If you're injured you'd better not play'
  5. erezb is offline

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    2/02/2013 1:46pm


     Style: Boxing,Kickboxing K1

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    Me: keep your hands up
    Him: But "a name of a famous fighter" keeps them down.
    Me: (dreams to sucker punch him as hard as i can, and say "you ain't him you cock).
    instead i say: well when he started, he too kept his hands up.
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     Style: Boxing,Kickboxing K1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    When I decided to turn my school into a MMA gym we had two separate buildings. This one guy who had told everybody he had taken years of kickboxing was in the back kicking one of our heavy bags as hard as he could. No technique though, mostly with his foot. I walked back there and told him not to kick the bag.

    Him-I'm sure the bag can handle my kicks.
    Me-Yeah, I'm sure of that too, but you don't know how to kick.
    Him-What?
    Me-One of the things we pride ourselves on is kicking and who ever taught you how to kick didn't know what they were doing.
    Him-What's wrong with my kicks?
    Me-You want my opinion or my instruction?
    Him-Well I already know how to kick.
    Me-No you don't, you suck.
    Him-Who the **** are you?
    Me-I'm the head coach.
    Him-Are you normally a dick?
    Me-Yup.
    Him-**** this I'm gone.
    Me-*Shrug.
    You need to work on your social/business skills, you provide a service, can you afford loosing clients like that? If so, have fun and keep it real i guess, if not, than being a little bit polite, at least with a new guy/stranger will only do good to your school.
  7. JingMerchant! is offline
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    Posted On:
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     Style: Judo, baby! Yeah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by erezb View Post
    You need to work on your social/business skills, you provide a service, can you afford loosing clients like that? If so, have fun and keep it real i guess, if not, than being a little bit polite, at least with a new guy/stranger will only do good to your school.
    Did you know, that assumption is the mother of all **** ups...?

    The big O, had already given the guy some slack, that's why it wasn't a problem when he loosened him.
    "So, yeah, Zen teachers may well insult you, work you to the bone, hit you with sticks, shout verbal abuse at you, and punch the **** out of you.
    And when the ****'s been punched out of you, you might just find that you're far better-off without it." - Vieux Normand

    "So in short, BJJ wins again. BJJ, and chainmail." - TheMightyMcClaw

    "On bullshido, your opinions are not sacred, neither are your feelings." - Scrapper

    "You entered the lions' den. Don't bitch if you get eaten." - danniboi07

    "Needless to say, it's much easier to clear a bunch of drunk kids out of your house when you're yelling GTFO and carrying a samurai sword." - DerAuslander

    "Eventually, I realized it doesn't matter what art you train, what matters is the method in which you train. Training in an alive manner, under skilled and qualified instruction, is the single most important aspect of gaining martial skill. All else is window dressing." - JNP : Saying it how it is!
  8. Omega Supreme is offline

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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by erezb View Post
    You need to work on your social/business skills, you provide a service, can you afford loosing clients like that? If so, have fun and keep it real i guess, if not, than being a little bit polite, at least with a new guy/stranger will only do good to your school.
    Trust me. I'm actually extremely friendly. When somebody produces the douche card though I cut them loose quick. My motto is better to lose one bad apple than spoil the bunch. I do this every 2 years or so. I cultivate a team/family atmosphere at my locations. Douchebags rarely survive.
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    Posted On:
    2/02/2013 3:18pm


     Style: Much striking, SAMBO, BJJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Trust me. I'm actually extremely friendly. When somebody produces the douche card though I cut them loose quick. My motto is better to lose one bad apple than spoil the bunch. I do this every 2 years or so. I cultivate a team/family atmosphere at my locations. Douchebags rarely survive.
    Same here. One douchebag can also cause you to loose several good students who don't want to deal with that crap. You reep what you sow.
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by erezb View Post
    You need to work on your social/business skills, you provide a service, can you afford loosing clients like that? If so, have fun and keep it real i guess, if not, than being a little bit polite, at least with a new guy/stranger will only do good to your school.
    Ah, the old "you need to be nice to your martial arts clients to keep them coming" entitlement fallacy.

    This is McDojoism at it's core; the "Karate Kid-ification" of Martial Arts..

    1) Placate swollen egos with visions of board breaking and

    2) kiais of confidence while

    3) taking their money and

    4) transferring little to no practical skills.

    ...

    5) PROFIT!
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