The God of Fists Mas Oyama loses to Tai Chi Master
Here is an article describing Mas Oyama's defeat by a Tai Chi master. I like the part where it says only 1 in 10,000 practioners can use Tai chi to it's full potential.
Last edited by Mr. Jones; 4/03/2006 9:51pm at .
Well I know exactly 9,999 fuckers, and not one of them knows Tai Chi.
"after he defeated the formidable Muaythai figher 'Black Cobra' in Thailand, he travelled to Hong Kong to meet a certain Mr Chen, a man rumoured to be a great Taiji master."
lame: "From then on, after his return to Japan, Kyokushin Karate was known to reveal a certain Taiji flavour in its form & techniques."
Dude are you saying Enshin Karate is lame?
Originally Posted by meng_mao
Ah, yes, the Journal of Chinese Martial Science: Sucking CMA dick since the advent of the internet. Very impartial and fair source of info indeed.
I'm saying its lame they try to detect any Taiji flavor therein.
Originally Posted by Mr. Jones
Just doesn't smell right to me... Stinks of something along the lines of "urban legend".
I can believe it because I know in my heart the only thing worse then kung fu is karate.
"The art of Taiji is a paradox for Chinese Martial Science. Afterall, it is something invented by an Immortal"
"Another famous Shotokan Karate master, who is also dead now, once remarked to his student that,"Taiji is a very powerful art, but it is an art for superhumans. For us ordinary humans it is better to stick to Karate.""
","These tears are not tears shed for losing; they are tears of appreciation. Appreciation that my Karate still has an infinite amount of space to grow. It is a space that is opened up by none other than the chinese martial art called Taiji"."
--Yeah, that sounds JUST LIKE a verbatim quote from Mas Oyama
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