Thread: Bujinkan Video Clips
2/25/2005 10:06pm, #91
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So, this has what to do with ninjas monkey rollng to their left quadrant and ripping off grappling?
2/25/2005 10:08pm, #92
Aesop is correct. Stop trying to take the heat off of your silly ninja claims, Koto."Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
2/25/2005 10:14pm, #93Originally Posted by Thaiboxerken
Also, there's plenty of quality instructors out there who have others write their ads for them that don't use the same old tired RBSD salespitch.
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2/25/2005 10:16pm, #94Originally Posted by Aesopian
2/25/2005 10:19pm, #95
That's ok, ninjaboy, if it makes you feel better, then go with your feelings.
Besides, if claiming to teach navy seals is a lie, and his biggest claim.. it still doesn't compare to anyone claiming to teach authentic ninjitsu.
Last edited by Thaiboxerken; 2/25/2005 10:24pm at ."Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." – Voltaire.
2/25/2005 10:24pm, #96
Aesopian.comOriginally Posted by Thaiboxerken
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Let's get another thing straight here: You even make ninja bashing uncool.
2/26/2005 12:42am, #97Originally Posted by Koto_Ryu
Let's start with this. I realize this is a kata. I also realize that, much like a Magic Eye image, if I cross my eyes at it long enough I'll see the hidden image that takes place in some fantastical dimension where people actually do....that. And I'm sure it's teaching you "principles of movement" and "basic footwork" and that you're "wasting your fucking time" learning "kata that in no way bear even a passing resemblance to how real human beings fight". But I just want you to know...I showed that clip to some non-MA practicing friends and got big laughs. So thank you.
I liked this. You're holding a weapon, your opponent announces his intention of punching you, you scream and throw your weapon away which causes him to backflip into the some abstract, Cirque du Solei scarf hold variant. You wrist lock him and uncomfotably strike a "casual" pose because you're a Bujinkan practioner and thus have such an intricate knowledge of grappling you can afford to break the rules.
This has always interested me. Why is it that so many TMA feel the need to beat off on camera every time they use a submission? Why is it that every half-assed wrist lock is accompanied by uproarious laughter by the 43-year old fishing and woodworking enthusiasts in the audience and zingers of "that's gonna hurt in the morning!" by the pudgy stay-at-home moms in attendence? Why do you guys feel the need to at all times have one hand dangling at your side EVERY time you do a move that would require actual effort and control?
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2/26/2005 12:44am, #98
What arts in the Bujinkan are recognized Koryu Bujutsu?
2/26/2005 2:23am, #99
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I can think of two off the top of my head. Kukishinden Ryu and Takagi Yoshin Ryu. I can't remember if there are others at the moment. Lack of sleep makes the memory go. :)
2/26/2005 3:01am, #100
Neither of those are recognized as Koryu Bujutsu.