Posted On:11/02/2005 8:17am
Try taking MSM supplement
Posted On:11/02/2005 8:18am
Style: KK NooB
Yeah...well I was just following standard Bullshido protocol before I joined. I asked them the type of questions to avoid a McDojo and now Im probably getting beat for it.....
whats MSM ?
Posted On:11/02/2005 8:22am
It will strengthen connective tissue. I take it for bjj and it helps a lot with connective tissue injuries
Posted On:11/02/2005 10:26am
Style: Muay Thai/Judo
Your training sounds like my MT gym, so probably it's the norm.
So, where is your school in Greece? I might look it up next time I'm there. Einai stin athina?
1% Shark is better than you.
Posted On:11/02/2005 10:32am
Congrats on teh real Karate!
As far as Kata goes I wouldn't expect any for a while maybe not even until you are out of White belt. Shidokan is a Kyokushin spin off so it's not exactly the same but I didn't learn any kata until I was a yellow belt. It's basically just used for grading and making sure you know all the movements. Also another big difference from other Karate, all my belts came from fight wins not formal tests.
Posted On:11/02/2005 6:37pm
Style: Kyokushin, other stuff
Hey - sounds like you found a good one.
My dojo mixes in a bit of Kata and ido-geiko, but its mostly, bag and pad work, combo drills and sparring plus conditioning.
A lot of Kyokushin dojos have seperate classes for people who are interested in the exercise aspect only, not the fighting (tournament or otherwise) side of things that go a lot easier on you in terms of conditioning and sparring, but it depends on the dojo size I guess.
Keep it up and it will build that true KK/MT type "stone-face" where the other guys lands his best shot and (even if you are screaming inside) you don't change expression. Half the time they decide then and there that they have lost...
I've just made the mistake of coming back from several years off formal training and entering a tournament - 4 weeks back on and straight into the full contact, so I know how you feel - been limping since Monday.
Anyway Osu Muffdiver, have fun.
Sociopaths are people too.
Posted On:11/02/2005 6:48pm
We only do this type of training once a month if I'm lucky. But when we do it's brutal, things like: holding up a 60lb Heavy bag on my shoulder in a deep horse stance(kiba dachi) while other students do uchi momo geris (inside thigh/pick kicks) on me. Like I said it's done so rarely, I wish it was done more often. Which is a good sign that we don't do it often enough or I'm a masochist.
Posted On:11/02/2005 6:52pm
That's definitely good-style legitimacy. HOORAH FOR BURNING SEARING PAIN AND KICKS AND OH GOD THE KICKS
Do you eat breakfast?
Posted On:11/02/2005 6:53pm
Style: Kitty Pow Pow!!!
Originally Posted by Ronin
You know, they do the samething in boxing too.
they don't make me stand still for a beating in my boxing class...
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