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  1. PO9 is offline

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    Would you ever care to outline your business model for us Omega, perhaps in the BBC?
    Who, for Pete’s sake! Is opposing science? In fact, we want MORE science by CRITICALLY ANALIZING the evidence-Connie Morris, Kansas State BOE (bolding and underlining part of original quote, red is my emphasis)


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    Would you ever care to outline your business model for us Omega, perhaps in the BBC?

    Ha. I was in the middle of PM him about that. You beat me to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It is Fake??
    Ha. I was in the middle of PM him about that. You beat me to it.
    You guys aren't serious are you?
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    Yes.

    You're a respected fighter and instructor here, yet you claim your business model is McDojo. I want to know how you work that out.
    Who, for Pete’s sake! Is opposing science? In fact, we want MORE science by CRITICALLY ANALIZING the evidence-Connie Morris, Kansas State BOE (bolding and underlining part of original quote, red is my emphasis)


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    Yes.

    You're a respected fighter and instructor here, yet you claim your business model is McDojo. I want to know how you work that out.
    How that works out? Easy, to have a pure MMA/fight gym is too hard. Every successful fight gym I've been to has a Mcdojo program. I can list half a dozen. Those who don't end up folding withing 3 years in many cases.
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    Well do you use contracts? Testing fees? Make them purchase your equipment? Do you have a BBC?
    Who, for Pete’s sake! Is opposing science? In fact, we want MORE science by CRITICALLY ANALIZING the evidence-Connie Morris, Kansas State BOE (bolding and underlining part of original quote, red is my emphasis)


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    Well do you use contracts? Testing fees? Make them purchase your equipment? Do you have a BBC?

    Fine:

    give me two days to make up a FAQ and I'll post it in the BBC
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    So, if a McDojo is interested in the commercial aspects of MA, yet, in your case, is used in conjunction with a fight-based program, what differentiates the McDojo curriculum from the fight-based curriculum?

    The implication of your statement, Omega, is that there is an implicit difference between your fight-based and McDojo programs, yet I had been under the impression that 'McDojo' was a term to refer only to business practice rather than instruction. Can you please clarify this?
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    Thanks Omega.
    Who, for Pete’s sake! Is opposing science? In fact, we want MORE science by CRITICALLY ANALIZING the evidence-Connie Morris, Kansas State BOE (bolding and underlining part of original quote, red is my emphasis)


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    I'd only call bullshido if he said he was a Sifu in punctuation. (".........." means two long pauses before ending a sentence in a long pause. It must be hell for your students if they have to wait that long inbetween explaination.)

    All kidding aside, I think you all are jumping on this man a little too quickly. I know of plenty of decent schools that leave a light flavor of bullshit in the way they advertise. Sometimes it's just their way of getting people in the door so they can teach them something effective and reasonably priced.

    To Sifu John McNabney: I know that you felt the need to defend your school's legitimacy when people were too fast to jump on you. But I have to say your argument of being "mean streets" effective is probably not helping your case. Especially since your line about Detroit comes directly from "Best of the Best," which some people liked and others didn't. You should know as well as any of us that fighting ability isn't the first thing that gets someone's ass out of a self defense scenario unscathed.

    You seem to feel like you run a good studio and I'm guessing just came on because you feel you were being unfairly judged to soon. But, I'd like to think that as a fledgling member of this community that the majority will not jump to conclusions. If you run a good school then continue to do so and you will be vindicated of any suspicion. In the mean time, try not to take offense at the buyers being cautious.
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