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  1. hl1978 is offline

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     Style: Aunkai

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    oh as in what to look for

    look for instructors who are patient, for students that work hard, a good level of contact. Little ego on the part of the instructor or students, a combination of drills and sparring. A healthy environment, in which people dont take the instructors word as gospel, and the instructor is more than willing to explain the how and why of things, and is willing to show you how the appication works if you question him. Not overly compliant partners when doing drills. It is better if you can find an instructor who teaches for their love of the art, rather than one who is after your cash.

    Basically look for the same things you would be looking for if you were shopping around for a college education, with more importance on the educational quality, than the facilities (weight rooms, showers, etc).
  2. Camus is offline

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    By 'traditional', I think the layperson envisions arts focused on asiaphilia, rather than asskicking.
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     Style: Muay Thai , BJJ

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    Muay Thai... 10000 short little badasses can't be wrong. Before you claim it isn't traditional, they dance before they fight. Thats tradition baby.
  4. Goju - Joe is offline
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     Style: Improv comedy

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    I dance before I fight (is the robot considered a dance?)
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     Style: Muay Thai , BJJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoJu - Joe
    I dance before I fight (is the robot considered a dance?)
    Yes. Yes it was.
  6. ThaiBoxerShorts is offline
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     Style: Muay Thai

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    I'd like to see the Robot vs. the Ram Muay in an dance competition.

    Then afterwards, the dancers get to fight each other.
  7. rino86 is offline

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     Style: Bjj/Machado/Pittman

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    I do the twist in BJJ all the time.
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     Style: BJJ/C-JKD/KAAALIII!!!!!!!

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    Taekwondo.
  9. jzs is offline

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     Style: aikido, taijiquan

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    Quote Originally Posted by KZ2
    Is there ANY chance they might offer legitimate (i.e., combat-worthy) instruction in a fighting art, and what should I look for (particular styles, approaches, attitudes, etc.)?
    Definitely.

    Since I'm guessing you, like most people, are not going to be devoting the majority of your life to fighting in sport/entertainment in a ring, with a contract, dozens of rules, in pay-per-view events, etc., but will rather be sticking with real life and are interested in defending yourself from from random crazies in extremely infrequent encounters, just about any will do.
  10. Virus is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by jzs
    Definitely.

    Since I'm guessing you, like most people, are not going to be devoting the majority of your life to fighting in sport/entertainment in a ring, with a contract, dozens of rules, in pay-per-view events, etc., but will rather be sticking with real life and are interested in defending yourself from from random crazies in extremely infrequent encounters, just about any will do.
    Excatly. Random crazies quake in fear of aikido and taijiquan.


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