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    MA for the whole family

    Came across this on MSN Health. What really caught my eye was the "best" listing at the bottom of the article. Give it a look over and see what you think.

    http://health.msn.com/dietfitness/ar...54015&GT1=8921

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    Krotty best for SD, Judo for cardiovscular health, aikido for shy kids... meh. Stupid article.
    Oh and the bestest of the best MA is missing.
    I like the "TDK for fancyness" part though.

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    Interesting...it's not too bad as one-line synopsis go.

    EDIT: Nevermind, I really only looked at the reasoning for jujutsu, judo, and TKD.

    Aikido for shy kids?!?

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    I found it interesting that Karate was best for SD, while Jiujitsu and Judo are best for balance, agility and cardio respectively.

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    So the dojo is a great place to take your ADHD rattled child? TKD teaches women self defence? Aikido for shy kids???? Funny!

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    Because martial arts are generally noncompetitiveó

    I just skimmed teh article, but IMHO this confirms that it's full of ****. I'd be really interested in hearing how they decided that while judo was good for fitness karate was better for self-defense.

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    Jujitsu is for girls, apparently.
    Therefore, Brazillian Jiujitsu must be for Brazilian girls?
    No wonder all you guys love it!

    There was a similar thing in the UK edition of Men's Health recently... it was more comprehensive and equally as much fun.
    I just checked the web-site but it's not on there:-(
    Where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence.

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    As far as I can gather Prevention Magazine is a women's health mag. I went to their expert section on their website Prevention Mag's Experts and Ms. Jeanette Moninger isn't listed (Unless I accidentally over looked her in my quick scan of the page). Course considering the nature of the magazine she has to have some background in Women's Health and/or Fitness. Never the less the article is a Lamen's view of Martial Arts whose using a Martial Arts LARPer as their information base.

    Never the less, its not entirely bullshit that group activities are good for the family dynamic. I guess the family that bullshidos together, stays together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
    Aikido for shy kids?!?
    They learn to hold hands.

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