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  1. #1

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Look what I found.

    With people wondering about Tai Chi being used in the ring, I wonder what everyone thinks of this man

    http://www.taichichuan.co.uk/magazine_articles/tc_gladiator.html

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  2. #2

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    He came from a karate background and AFAIK had less than a year training in TCC before that comeptition.

  3. #3

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    According to the article he fought in 1976 and 1980. The time he fought in 1980 would have given him 4 years of training.

  4. #4

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Yeah I've known about Docherty for a long time & Tai Chi, if trained REALISTICALLY, probably has good techniques in it.

  5. #5

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Now I need to find Peedee's opinion on this.

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  6. #6

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Why?

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    he wants a loud jackassed rant on it......



    he isn't pure TC, so?
    the article was massively boring

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  8. #8

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    He isn't pure TC but he uses Tai Chi and his other moves are given the tai chi treatment.

    I just wonder if he will get pissey about tai chi when it is done well.




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  9. #9

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    He needs to fight some more if he expects people to believe him.

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    He's too old now anyway, it wouldn't prove anything one way or the other.

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