Posted On:2/05/2006 8:54am
Do they teach TKD? The answer to this question will also answer yours.
Last edited by mysterious_w; 11/19/2006 2:14pm at .
Everybody was Kung Fu fighting
Posted On:2/05/2006 8:55am
Style: Tai Chi
I agree that the fact you're worried that you might 'get in trouble' for talking about your school online is a bad sign.
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Posted On:2/05/2006 8:58am
Posted On:2/05/2006 9:03am
Ok... the prices and contract terms seem fine, but the history given for TKD ignores the significant karate influence on the style. For a deeper explanation of what people on bullshido think about WTF TKD's effectiveness, you'll find a lot of discussion of this topic already if you use the search function.
Posted On:2/05/2006 9:06am
Your style cannot be inferior, your club can though.
Do they ask for absurd amounts of money ?
Is it common to have very young people graduating to black belts ?
These competitions you guys keep winning, are they full contact or point sparring ?
I think maybe these 3 might help, I didn't check the website yet so...
Posted On:2/05/2006 9:12am
Posted On:2/05/2006 10:12am
might i ask, what is the exact reason you're asking if you're at a mcdojang?
What examples of mcdojang type behaviour have you witnessed there?
Posted On:2/05/2006 12:45pm
quote taken from site:
"Julian Hatfield, 9, from Newton Aycliffe was awarded third place tournament champion, winning two gold’s for Traditional Poomse and Self Defence and a bronze for one step sparring."
McDojo? If they are letting 9 year-olds believe the new fad of "Competition Self-Defence" is actual self-defence, then yes it's a McDojo via false advertising.
what 'competition self-defence' is actually: coreographed, reverse engineered kata sequences that look cool to judges/crowd. the scoring is partially based on the 'ooohs' and 'aahhhs' of the crowd.
more bad signs:
also, can't quite see, but does she have her thumbs inside her fist?
Last edited by Kintama; 2/05/2006 12:49pm at .
Posted On:2/05/2006 12:48pm
Style: Wing Chun
Sure looks like it... though I zoom in and she might just have very small thumbs.
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