Posted On:6/23/2005 12:48pm
Style: BJJ, Kickboxing, Judo
We have some alleged BDFS members on the boards here now, so I'd just like to hear their opinion, as well as others.
Posted On:6/23/2005 12:57pm
Style: Shi Ja Quan
Acupuncturist / Anesthesia Student
Posted On:6/23/2005 1:05pm
Style: Mostly weights now...
"Count Dante, The Legend
Wednesday, June 08, 2005
Count Juan Raphael Dante, an immediate descendant of European nobility and a legend in his own time, is the most famous fighting arts master in history. The Patriarch and Supreme Grand-Past-Master of the Black Dragon Fighting Society, "Dan-Te (Deadly Hands) System of Fighting and World Karate Federation is a legend in the Martial Arts world. Count Dante (himself undefeated) and his students have amassed over 1,000 trophies and awards in international competition. A few of the titles held by him or his teams include: World Champions 63, 65,67; Worlds Top Team 63, 64,65,66,67; Professional World Karate Champion 67; Professional World Karate Championship Top Team 67; International Champion 65; Nation's (USA) Top Team 64; Canada's Top Team 65. Even though the Count no longer entered teams in competition, many of his students or their students, still carry away the top awards in major Karate competition. Count Dante was never defeated, tied or even injured in any of the full contact, no holds barred matches he had had against some of the world's top experts, and masters of Street fighting, Judo, Karate, Kung Fu, Boxing, Wrestling, Savate, Tai Chi Chuan, Aikido, Jiu-Jitsu, Dim Mak or other forms of self defense or fighting arts.
Count Dante often appeared on national radio and television programs such as "To Tell the Truth," "What's My Line," CBS - TV "Sports Special," "Mid-West Sports Spectacular," "Wide World of Sports" and performed public demonstrations of martial arts for the "United Nations," the "New York World's Fair" and in various motion picture productions.
In 1964 Count Dante was referred to by Black Belt Magazine (the "Bible of Karate') as one of the top Karate instructors in the world. In 1957 the Count had a chance to put his fighting skills to practical use as a mercenary guerrilla officer in the Sierra Maestra mountains of eastern Cuba (Oriente Province) and later in Havana itself during the military campaigns between the forces of Fulgencio Batista and Fidel Castro.
With the relaxation of political pressures placed on titled Spanish families, the Count dropped his American name and adopted his original and legitimate European family name and hereditary title of nobility set aside by his family when they fled Europe to America during the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s.
On Sept. 1, 1967, the Directive Committee of the World Federation of Fighting Arts declared Count Dante the "Worlds Deadliest Fighting Master" in recognition of his having defeated the worlds foremost fistic and grappling arts masters in 'no-holds-barred' fighting matches. Count Dante was the first, last and only person to win his title after the 1967 world fighting arts "Death Matches" (now illegal). Black Belt magazine, the world's oldest self-defense magazine, in 1964 referred to Count Dante as one of the top instructors in the world, then went on to give him the largest personal write - up in their history in a two-piece article in their April 1969 and July 1969 issues. By pioneering the events and setting the standards by which all future events would be judged, Count Dante's actions ultimately led to (A) open INTERNATIONAL COMPETITI0N, (B) WORLD PROFESSIONAL KARATE, and (C) WORLD CONTACT KARATE OR KICK BOXING. Aside from his own unmatched fighting abilities, he individually produced more fighting arts champions than any organization or association in the world.
As director of a large Import/Export firm, he had frequent opportunity to visit factories in India, China, Indonesia, Korea, and Japan, and always found time to train in the various Oriental schools of fighting arts. Count Dante originally trained in Okinawan and Japanese style Karate, and later mastered the Chinese Arts of Kung Pu, Tai Chi Chuan, Kempo and Shaolin Boxing. His broad mastery of all the ancient eastern fighting systems culmi-nated in his creation of the dreaded Dan-Te (Deadly Hands) System of Fighting. The Count was an expert in Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chuan, Shaolin Boxing, Kempo, Karate, Yawara, Boxing and Wrestling. Additionally, he held a Black Belt in Aikido and a Masters Certificate in Kibo. Until 1962 Count Dante was the head instructor for the United States Karate Association (U.S.K.A) Because of his own Spanish origins he felt that separation from the U.S.K.A was inevitable. The Count perceived an innate sense of bigotry and prejudice within the world and American martial arts hierarchy toward Black and Hispanic martial arts practitioners. Above and beyond all of his accomplishments, awards, accolades and tributes, he was most proud of paving the way for Black and Hispanic martial artists in Chicago and throughout the Midwest.
Count Dante held the first 'World Karate Championship' in 1962. This was the first open international Karate championship ever held. Count Dante' held this same championship for seven years (up to and including 1968). In 1967 Count Dante' held the first Professional World Karate Championship' which offered the winner $1O,000 in the contact Karate or Kick Boxing division. Black Belt magazine, in their August 1967 issue, criticized the event, polling the leadership of Karate in the United States, along with the heads of every major Karate organization to confirm their contempt of this innovative competition. All persons and organizations contacted criticized the championship without exception. It seems that Count Dante was always ten years ahead of his time because today the same type of contests are being held throughout the United States. The 1967 Champion-ship was won by Victor Ryther, sixth degree Black belt and a student of Count Dante. In 1968 Count Dante held the first professional 'World Fighting Arts Championship'. This was not an exhibition similar to the ones held now. Participants were not selected and the fighters were not matched up beforehand as they are today. In the 1968 championship there was a 10,000 cash prize offered the winner. The championship was open to all fighters from all fighting systems, styles or arts. Anyone could enter, such as professional boxers, wrestlers, judoka, karateists, kung fu experts, Thai boxers, street fighters, etc. In this contest there were no rounds, no protective gear or gloves were allowed and the winner was decided by knockout.
Count Dante personally went to Muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay) house on the south side of Chicago and challenged the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the world. Count Dante' also challenged the World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and the World Heavyweight Judo Champion. Count Dante personally entered the contest and defeated all the comers. The December 1970 issue of Mr. America magazine praised Count Dante for his attempts to update the science of self-defense. In the same article, featured in the August 1971 issue of Official Karate magazine, Count Dante proved the inferiority of the traditional martial arts as they were being practiced at that time. In this book, "The Worlds Deadliest Fighting Secrets", the Count elaborated on the shortcomings of all the present day defense systems. In both this book and his "Karate is for Sissies" article, Count Dante stressed the weakness of the martial arts systems as concerns their use and practicality on the street, and stressed that the self-defense arts should become FIGHTING ARTS. This book and article completely changed the structure, attitude, and application of the martial arts, and since that time most top martial arts leaders and publications have stressed the STREET APPLICATION of their arts and articles much as if they had conceived the idea themselves.
No credit was given to Count Dante by the martial arts media or the martial arts leaders due to his violent past and because he demonstrated to them their own weaknesses. Count Dante formed his own Fighting system called " Dan-Te (Deadly Hands) System Fighting". This fighting formed by the late Bruce Lee called Jeet-Kune-Do. Count Dante formed his system several years before Bruce Lee formed his. Both Count Dante and Bruce Lee realized the weaknesses and ineffectiveness of the old systems of defense.
In 1973 Count Dante was requested to come to Hollywood, California by Counselor Films to do a screen test for the starring role in a Kung-Fu movie. The test proved futile due to the fact that the camera could not pick up his brutal, lightning - fast hand techniques. The motion picture studio's insurance coverage was canceled due to the injuries of stunt men and martial artists on the set because Count Dante did not pull his punches and kicks."
Posted On:6/23/2005 1:17pm
Yeah, I actually sat through and read all that... I had already dismissed BDFS as a complete joke, since I'v ebeen collecting comics since I was a kid, as did my father, and I've got a bunch of comics with that old add of Dante's... It only became funnier when I learned about Ashida Kim. But now, we have at least one or two posters here claiming BDFS as their fighting style...
All I have to say is: "WTF?"
Posted On:6/23/2005 1:19pm
You shoudl waste your time on better things that that crap, pulling out navel lint comes to mind.
Posted On:6/23/2005 1:20pm
Count Dante is made of pure energy. If people are mean to you, Count Dante will kill them. Count Dante is so deadly that if you say his name too much, you can die. Of deadliness.
Count Dante shaves his balls with roofing shingles.
Count Dante smokes rocks, Joe Rogan.
Count Dante once punched a policeman so hard that he was immediately asked by the Master Instructor of the World Police to teach them to kick ass.
Count Dante is watching you right now.
DON'T TURN AROUND AND LOOK AT COUNT DANTE!!!
Count Dante can crush a baseball with his butt-cheeks.
Count Dante will freak you nasty, girl.
Count Dante once farted and caused the Los Angeles Clippers to lose 7 games in a row.
Count Dante just needs to be held sometimes.
Count Dante didn't mean it. You just drive Count Dante crazy with your nagging and such.
All those other girls meant nothing to Count Dante.
Count Dante patented the "armbar" and receives $.15 everytime one of those UFC grappler guys does one. It's totally sweet.
Count Dante is available for birthday parties, weddings and bar mitzvahs.
I dork harder than any of you can imagine.
Posted On:6/23/2005 2:14pm
Did you do that with one of those Googlism things? If so, it's the first time I've ever seen one NOT come back with "Count Dante is a hard working songbird" as one of the responses.
Good stuff all around.
Posted On:6/23/2005 2:41pm
Nope. That was all off the top of the ol' afro.
*the author bows*
Posted On:6/23/2005 3:29pm
In that case, I happily spread the rep!! That was some funny ****.
To the Bat Pole!
Posted On:6/23/2005 3:48pm
Originally Posted by Count Dante
Girl, if there is any doubt in your mind as to what time it is, let me break it down for you: It is time for you to get Dante'd.
Aw, baby, I know that I had said some things that made you mad, but I am extremely sorry. If you just come on home, I will make it up to you. I will take you to new stratospheres of love. I will sex you wild.
To make up for all the foolish things I said, tomorrow night, I will escort you to my crib, where I will prepare for you a romantic meal comprised of succulent lobster from the finest sea. We will both eat the lobster and enjoy a side dish of rice with it. There will also be a baked potato waiting for you, and some butter for you to place upon that potato. In addition, there will be sour cream, which you may also put on the potato if you so desire.
I will also serve juice.
Then, when we have each finished eating our meals, I will lay your body down on a bedsheet comprised of 100 percent silk, which I will purchase in advance from the finest store in this city. Then, just before we freak, I will inquire as to how you like the feel of the sheets. If you inform me that you do not like it, I will travel to other cities around the world until I locate a store that sells sheets that are more to your satisfaction. Then, I will purchase those sheets and return home to put them on the bed for you.
It is then that I will hit you doggy-style.
While I am freaking you, I will whisper various things in your ear. Some of the phrases I will say to you are, "Baby, you are my everything," "You feel so good, I can't stand it," and, "Girl, ride me." There will also be candles and a CD featuring the music of Keith Sweat to create an atmosphere of unbridled romance, making you wet.
This is how you will get Dante'd.
Just say the word, and we will share interplanetary cocoa love until the break of dawn. We will bump across the galaxy, exploring the known solar system with our passion. We will journey to places even the astronomers have never been. We will bump to Pluto, as well as to the moon.
When we are through with the lovemaking aspect of our romantic evening together, I will still continue to attend to your needs. If you wish a grape to be placed in your mouth, I will place one there. It does not matter whether you want a purple grape or a white grape, as I will supply myself with grapes of both colors.
If you would like to be massaged with scented oils, I will appear behind you and do so. I will make sure to rub your neck and shoulders lovingly, neither rubbing so hard as to be painful, nor so soft as to be ineffectual for massaging purposes.
Aw, girl, I want to throw you on the floor right now and ride you hard.
To summarize my feelings, I love you, and that fact is inscrutable. If you could only find it in your heart to forgive me for all the foolish things I did and said, we could take a magical voyage to Atlantis together, sailing on a caravan of love. Just say the word, and I will sting you. I will Dante you.
All night long.
This guy is legit. :love8:
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