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  1. Boyd is offline
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    Shush Ken. Punisher trains at a McDojo. be easy on him.
    Captain's Log: Just a little update for all my TRUE and HONEST friends out there:

    1) I am STRAIGHT! I am STRAIGHT! Get it through your thick skulls, numbskulls!

    2) My name is not Ian Brandon Something.

    3) Kacey is coming with me now. I have stolen her from the other Christian Weston Chandler.

    REMINDER: I am still the one and only true creator of sonichu and rosechu electric hedgehog pokemon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Punisher
    Like the title says, I had a rank test tonight. .

    Was this a test to see how bad you smell?
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     Style: Kru-MuayThai,GJJ-Blue

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    5 animal kenpo? That's a joke, right?
    "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
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     Style: kung fu

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    Kenpo techniques have always been animal based, at least the original Parker/Tracy techs.
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     Style: Kru-MuayThai,GJJ-Blue

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    Hehhe. That's just silly, why not fight like humans?
    "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
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    Because "Human Style" doesn't strike fear in the heart of your enemies.
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    Do they ever pick cute animals? I wonder if there is a kitten style, or puppy style out there. Is there a Gecko style?
    "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
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    kitten style yeah, but only for pussies... interested?
    Seventh: If you think TKD doesn’t work, your right, until you get the side of you face smashed with a roundhouse kick. -- ronin69

    It's just that I carry weapons and have no moral compass anymore. -- JKDChick

    At least until the Wing Chun clown car arrives. --JKDC
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    Yep. Let's invent it and market it.
    "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
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     Style: Five Animal Fighting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Osiris
    Leave your mcdojo. Lets see. You stumbled through basic combos, "self defense" and forms but recieved perfect scores. No sparring even? Hmm....

    I wouldn't say I stumbled. That's how I felt, but the tape showed otherwise. The main point of my post how your own perceptions aren't always objective or accurate. Besides, I'd rather think I suck and be good, than think I'm awesome and be terrible.

    I don't mind telling people I don't think that highly of our testing criteria, or our training methods for that matter. I go there for the instruction and the material, plain and simple. I workout at home and get my more practical application stuff out of class.

    Black belt testing used to be pretty good. The self-defense portion was semi-spontaneous where you would be told the general type of attack like "punch" or "kick", and it was up to the attacker to decide which one and you to decide whatever you wanted to do with it. After some people got hurt, it was changed so we just reguritate our prearranged attack and defense combinations. I had a big problem with that because I felt the test became more about memorization than if you learned what the curriculm was supposed to teach. But itw hard to argue when a female black belt just got her back fucked up so bad she had to quit. And I like I said, we're a McDojo. Nobody's there to become UFC Champ.

    The current format is really more of a test of physical fitness and memorization, than figting skill. You have to know all the material, and be in good enough shape to do it all without much of a break. That's about it. We'll probably spar during the pretest, but it's hard to say because the format seems to change every time.
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