Posted On:6/19/2003 2:46am
Last edited by gypsyking; 11/25/2008 9:00pm at .
Posted On:6/19/2003 4:29am
when you say five do you mean 5 karate schools, becaus theres ony 3 mainstream jap schools, judo karate and akido, the non mainstream ones can be awsome if you find a decent school, anyway jkd anything from se asia, i.e muey thai kali escrima (it makes you screama!)silat etc or just standard mma places, blade do you blatently obvious reapet post now................
Posted On:6/19/2003 7:20am
If you've tried TMA and don't like it, try MMA instead.
Posted On:6/19/2003 7:22am
And if you don't like the tights you can go back to pajamas.
Hard work, Patience, Dedication.
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Posted On:6/19/2003 6:38pm
Question I want to ask is what is your criteria for real martial arts for selfdefence.
Decafinated white belt.
Posted On:6/19/2003 7:18pm
dude. Use periods. It helps a lot.
South Florida? Try Muay thai... can't find it, BOX! I'm serious. Just learn your front kick (vary as push or footjab) and a low roundhouse to the thigh. Find a guy to train with ya for the kicks if you're only doing boxing.
Learn at least some grappling. Try Wrestling, Judo, Jiujitsu (preferrably brazilian/gracie/machado/whatever). Submission wrestling is good too.
And whats most important - conditioning.
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Katana, on 540 kicks: "Hang from a ceiling fan with both hands. Flail your feet out and ask people to walk into you as you hit their face."
Posted On:6/19/2003 7:20pm
I live in queens and train at 2 schools in the area. If I were in brooklyn I would definitely train with Louis Neglia. Neglia is a world champion kickboxer and 8th degree goju. My Sensei is training partner (who is 3rd degree goju not from neglia) has been there 6 months and is a white belt with a tip. He is having trouble keeping up with the grueling workout because he is in his late 30's and a little out of shape. It's a great school though, full contact an very serious. I think you can check it out at louisneglia.com
Posted On:6/19/2003 10:52pm
isnt gleason's boxing gym in brooklyn?
Posted On:6/19/2003 11:41pm
Pure self defense: Sayoc Kali.
There's a list of instructors at the website:
My instructor in the system, Guro Jeff Chung, runs a school out of Queens and Manhattan:
"All this talk about 'newbies' is making me a little nervous. You guys don't have any sort of secret hazing initiation involving wooden paddles and me screaming 'Thank you sir, may I have another?!' do you?"
Posted On:6/19/2003 11:57pm
Why can't you use punctuation?
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