Posted On:2/26/2007 1:27am
Style: Judo - Boxing
Around 7 years for the CMA stuff. Been doing other things (see style field) on and off for a bit now.
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Posted On:3/05/2007 3:39pm
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Originally Posted by Omar
Years is not a good way to measure. If you do it that way, I have been training, all things put together for about 20 years, the last 12 or so of that in CMA.
But this stuff should really be measured in hours, not years.
Especially if you've not been consistent. I could potentially say that I trained MMA for two years, but that would be extremely misleading, as it was actually just 25hrs spread across 2003-2005.
So, while I could say I've trained in martial arts for 9 years, I prefer to break it down into hours. I geeked out fully after reading Ronin's aforementioned thread a few years ago and started noting everything, estimating the rest, ending up with this.
645hrs as of today, which is around a month by the Ronin measure.
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Posted On:3/05/2007 4:56pm
Style: Kung Fu
I think a better measure would be pints of blood and sweat. But those are harder to measure than trying to remember how much you trained and how often and how long per day when measuring that was the last thing in my mind at the time.
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Posted On:3/05/2007 6:20pm
Style: BJJ, MT, MMA, CQB
This thread really got me thinking. Over the past 2.5 years I'd guess I've put in around 300 hours into sword work, and I considered that a decent amount... until I compared it to my "days played" in videogames.
So 10 hrs played at bjj
26 hrs played at karate
12.5 days played with swords
100 days played on my warcraft character.
**** I need to reprioritize my hobbies.
Posted On:3/05/2007 9:24pm
Style: WHKD (Kaju), Sub. Grapple
My rough calculation of hours is at 3800 currently.
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