Knee + Head = Black Eye * 2
Posted On:5/15/2006 11:07pm
Style: Judo, BJJ
Quite full of Bullshido. I know this show's been discussed before, but now us Yanks can take a peek at it. Here're three episodes, quite riddled with pseudoscience and chi-hugging. They seem to be trying to prove that chi exists or some crap like that.
Some of the highlights:
No Touch Kiai Knockouts
Standing on eggs
The list goes on, and that's just the first episode.
Last edited by Samfoo; 5/15/2006 11:10pm at .
Originally Posted by Osiris
Imagine if track was run like the martial arts community. While the winning teams would just sprint down the field, smoking the competition, you'd have a bunch of losers running around explaining how they can skip down the track just as fast. Never mind that it doesn't fucking work. Oh no, they're too fast for track. They run on the STREET.
Posted On:5/16/2006 12:28am
Style: Sub-wrestling, mostly...
The only part I liked from that series was the mounted archery. I have an old long bow so I can respect those skills.
Other then that it looks like someone took a big **** on tv to me.
Posted On:5/16/2006 1:50am
Style: Yoseikan Budo
There is one where a master actually debuncks all the CHi tricks though, which along with the archery one is probably the only one worth something...
Martial Arts is like sex, if you over complicate it with exotic sounding names, theories and principles, you end up fucking yourself in the ass. -Ronin69
"I feel naked I was so distracted by your penis"
Posted On:5/16/2006 2:34am
Style: Ving Tsun
That thing where a bunch of people try to push Chris Crudelli is a rather simple trick. You only have to be able to hold off the very first person. All the others in the line don't add a bit of pressure.
I had a teacher in 5th grade teach the class and go through it with all of us.
Dagon "Even when I was a child, I was hated by skeletons!" Akujin
The r34l Drunken Jiu Jitsu
Posted On:5/16/2006 2:37am
Style: _razilian _iu _itsu
The episodes on Escrima aren't too terrible.
Number of bottles of beer downed by me and my girlfriend within a half hour while playing the Channel 7 "how many times will they say 'snow' game" during the "Blizzard of '06": 3.5 each.
Posted On:5/16/2006 3:16am
P.S. That show would be so much cooler if Matt Thornton was hosting it instead of Chris Crudelli.
Posted On:5/16/2006 5:16am
Makes me laugh. Seriously, some of the stuff on that show is just too stupid.
Escrima/kali stuff pretty interesting tho. Except for the dancing version with blindfold slap fights.
Taiwanese version of SWAT doing CMA training is interesting too.
Mostly the show is full of ****, but there are a couple of good things.
He who attains his ideal by that very fact transcends it- Nietzsche
I like my Te like I like my tea- from Fujian province and without any bullshit in it. Oh, and green. And scented with jasmine blossoms...
Originally Posted by A Better American Than You
In every country and every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot.
I'd like to leave this world like I came into it: Screaming, naked & covered in someone else's blood
Posted On:5/16/2006 5:50am
What claim to Martial Arts brilliance does the host of the show make? I seem to remember him jumping around waving his arms about apparently showing off his skills.
Posted On:5/16/2006 6:11am
You're gonna laugh....
Went to China in his teens and found an old-skool kung fu instructor to whom he apprenticed himself for a number of years at a small school in the mountains, and then travelled south east asia seeking to learn more about various martial arts.
Posted On:5/16/2006 6:28am
Really? Then he must know how to do Fireballs, Dragon Punches and Hurrican kicks!
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