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    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Ron Chapel sez, "Knock Yourself out, kids!"

    Or he might as well be saying it here:

    http://www.martialtalk.com/forum/sho...4&postcount=67

    Part of this thread:

    http://www.martialtalk.com/forum/sho...d=1#post543052

    Where he's telling EPAK folks to keep their chins raised in stance.

    Now I've had issues with Chapel before, be it from his insistence that he learned Sekrit Kenpo, or that he uses physics parlour tricks like this:

    http://ikenpo.com/structural_integrity.mov

    . . . but I figured that serious harm couldn't result from it. But this -- this is actually dangerous advice.

    I know there have been threads of Chapel before, but I think this is distinct from them.

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    You know, you guys really make me ashamed to say I teach Ke?po...is this a Bullshido conspiracy to make my life miserable?





    edit* worst part is, he's not the first guy I've heard say that....I swear I think my entire article back there could have been summed up in 3 words...ideology over reality.

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    Ha ha... I've knocked myself out before. But it usually involved a steep hill and a botlte of Vodka - God love the Godless Russians

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    Shut up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armed&Hammered
    Ha ha... I've knocked myself out before. But it usually involved a steep hill and a botlte of Vodka - God love the Godless Russians
    You didn't knock yourself out hard enough, try it again.

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    Just ignore him.

    Anyway, he's back in that thread, holding court on T3h str33t and how it's only the rules that make you tuck your chin, instead of the desire not to get knocked out, hit in the throat or choked.

    Incidentally, this is his SL-4 in action -- for T3h str33t.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...851539&q=kenpo

    Again, it's dangerous advice to be handing out to folks. That';s why I brought it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eyebeams
    Just ignore him.

    Anyway, he's back in that thread, holding court on T3h str33t and how it's only the rules that make you tuck your chin, instead of the desire not to get knocked out, hit in the throat or choked.

    Incidentally, this is his SL-4 in action -- for T3h str33t.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...851539&q=kenpo

    Again, it's dangerous advice to be handing out to folks. That';s why I brought it up.

    That was one of the WORST vids I have seen on google . Seriously ... check it out .
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    Quote Originally Posted by BackFistMonkey
    That was one of the WORST vids I have seen on google . Seriously ... check it out .
    Damn it give me back my 2 minutes of my life I just wasted following your advice !

    This is something KenpoFist should use to illustrate his article !
    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

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    there is only one solution, someone needs to punch him in the face. He did ask for someone to help demonstrate the principle. I assued he ment he wants someone to come punch him in the face.

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    Wow!

    What as that? An Aikidoesque "Grab my collar!"?

    --J. "Hold On While I Hit Your Arm . . . Hold Still!" D.

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