Posted On:2/16/2007 11:39am
Style: Shaolin Long Fist
Choy Li Fut Correspondence course:
Hwa Rang Do Correspondence course:
What do you guys think of this?
Posted On:2/16/2007 12:03pm
Style: Goju-Ryu, BJJ, MT
Obviously bullshido. If any of the people who do those things were motivated enough to actually do them in a way that they are challenged and become proficient, they would be motivated enough to find training from an actual person or move to a place where they could get training. pretty much pointless.
Heel Hook Hunter
Posted On:2/16/2007 12:17pm
Style: BJJ | Judo | Kenjutsu
xcakid. If you send me $100 I'll send you some stuff that worth $5 of paper and ink.
Getting the idea?
Posted On:2/16/2007 12:32pm
I would love to see some guy in a comp doing a form all wrong.
I am thinking these guys got their black belts through one of these corresponce courses: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuMH0xpjvLg
Posted On:2/16/2007 12:42pm
This don't belong here but I'm going to place it here anyway.
Kinda goes with reputable an art or school can be ? Don't know don't care what the hell.
Resently I went to a TKD tourament use an old Karate form I had learned mostly on my own , that I haddn't seriously practiced in almost a year, A tonfa form I created myself that I hadn't practice in the same time frame.dusted them off about two weeks before hand and took gold with both. Now yes this was a small tourament perhaps a hundred peole. And I think this says more for the training these people do than my ablilty Because I don't thik I should be able to just walk in and do this And I didn't just walk away with the highest score I had acouple of the judges later tell me that my form was nothing short of amazing. I don't think it was it was not my best presentation of the form I was tight I was competing againest kids half my age and moved myself up to brown belt from green just to challange myself. How does this relate back to te first comment **** why move and pay for an instructor when I looks like you can get as good of a result from staying home?
I did. Ok perhaps I had a better foundation to work from, I am regularly working out with a judo club but still I should have come away with at best a good feeling about going out and doing something different I don't think I shpould have been able to finish in the top three. And yes they where that bad.
Posted On:2/16/2007 12:54pm
Damn Sparkie, all I can say is, unfreaking believable. Some of those judges may not have that much experience or seen many different forms. Of course with all these "hybrid" arts popping up. Its kinda of hard to tell.
Here's looking at you, squid.
Posted On:2/16/2007 1:18pm
Style: Ke?po, MMA ultra-newb
Can I sign up to take correspondence gymnastics lessons and send my son to a correspondence summer camp while we're at it? Some things require hands-on instruction.
"Reason is a choice. Wishes and whims are not facts, nor are they a means to discovering them. Reason is our only way to grasping reality -- it's our basic tool of survival. We are free to evade the effort of thinking, to reject reason, but we are not free to avoid the penalty of the abyss we refuse to see."
- Terry Goodkind, "Faith of the Fallen"
Posted On:2/16/2007 4:58pm
So how does a corraspondance summer camp work? And do the send a tent with the paper? And is this a co-ed camp that's just bizzar?
Posted On:2/16/2007 5:06pm
Style: Losing Weight
Originally Posted by Sparkie
So how does a correspondences summer camp work? And do the send a tent with the paper? And is this a co-ed camp that's just bizarre?
How about Camp Lazlo?
Posted On:2/17/2007 5:55pm
Style: musabetsu kakuto & booj
i signed up yesterday :)
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