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  1. Ronin is offline

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    Having seen a few clips I must say that it nice to fianlly see some powerful demos.

    Very few people can impress me with forms, very few, but the clips they have are very well done.
    That is an excellent link for anyone wishing to see good CMA, period.
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    Okay, I'll admit I'm clueless...

    I have questions about some of the forms I've seen in the video clips, but the one question I have is the site's commentary on Dim Mak. They seem to believe that Dim Mak is an essential part of their style. No comments of 'Death Touch', but still...

    I thought Dim Mak was a load of bullshido.

    Any thoughts???
  3. Ronin is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feryk
    Okay, I'll admit I'm clueless...

    I have questions about some of the forms I've seen in the video clips, but the one question I have is the site's commentary on Dim Mak. They seem to believe that Dim Mak is an essential part of their style. No comments of 'Death Touch', but still...

    I thought Dim Mak was a load of bullshido.

    Any thoughts???
    You Realise that YOU have Dim MAk in Wado Kai, its called Kyusho.
  4. JFS USA is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin
    You Realise that YOU have Dim MAk in Wado Kai, its called Kyusho.
    Nope he never realized that ... until now.

    Some SPM lines swear by Dim Mak and others swear at it. I've never paid it any mind as to me the whole of the Human Form is potential target ... hit hard ... hit often.
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    Kyusho is something we work with, but not depended on. For example, I'd much rather cave in a ribcage then try and find the 3rd meridian chi point that will cause excessive flatulence. If I can hit it just right and cause you to fart all over the place, then so much the better, but the broken ribs are the point of the exercise.

    Honestly, although we discuss it, Kyusho is not considered a critical part of the style. I thought most styles were this way.

    I didn't realize it was a big deal in SPM. And, although I'm showing my ignorance here, I had no idea what the form clips I looked at were trying to show. You say it's good kung fu, I'll believe you.

    But I sure as hell didn't get it. What I saw were a bunch of odd arm movements, and zero hip rotation. I'm sure it all has a point, but I'm too ignorant to see it. To me, it looked like any number of WC forms videos I've seen.
  6. Ronin is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFS USA
    Nope he never realized that ... until now.

    Some SPM lines swear by Dim Mak and others swear at it. I've never paid it any mind as to me the whole of the Human Form is potential target ... hit hard ... hit often.

    What do you think of Paul Whitrod?
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    I saw a lot of grabs and grips and not so much punching in the forms I've watched so far. The punches were definitely better than WC punches.
  8. Ronin is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feryk
    Kyusho is something we work with, but not depended on. For example, I'd much rather cave in a ribcage then try and find the 3rd meridian chi point that will cause excessive flatulence. If I can hit it just right and cause you to fart all over the place, then so much the better, but the broken ribs are the point of the exercise.

    Honestly, although we discuss it, Kyusho is not considered a critical part of the style. I thought most styles were this way.

    I didn't realize it was a big deal in SPM. And, although I'm showing my ignorance here, I had no idea what the form clips I looked at were trying to show. You say it's good kung fu, I'll believe you.

    But I sure as hell didn't get it. What I saw were a bunch of odd arm movements, and zero hip rotation. I'm sure it all has a point, but I'm too ignorant to see it. To me, it looked like any number of WC forms videos I've seen.
    I will defer to John...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin
    What do you think of Paul Whitrod?
    I've heard good things about him.

    http://www.paulwhitrod.com/

    He also teaches Krabi Krabong and Kalaripriyat (southern indian martial art).
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    Do we have to register to see the clips? or am I :tard:
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