Posted On:3/25/2007 4:14am
website says its under construction but doesn't look good... http://www.vianis.ca/
school is part of CMAF (Canadian Martial Arts Federation) http://www.cmaf.ca
The head instructors credentials...
6th Dan Black Belt
Taekwondo (CMAF/United Jidokwan)
5th Dan Black Belt
(CMA-MMA/Taekwondo Jidokwan-Korea/Taekwondo Kukkiwon)
4th Degree Black Belt
Tukkong Mu Sool - Special Forces Martial Arts
(Korea Teuk-Gong Moo Sul Association)
They teach the Jhoon Rhee forms but apparently have previously taught the Taegeuk forms.
They teach taekwondo, teuk-gong moo sul (to students in the leadership program and are planning a seperate class for it, they have a seperate belt and test for it already) and various weapons.
Posted On:3/25/2007 5:21am
I think the Executive Warrior program looks good.
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Posted On:3/25/2007 12:53pm
Style: Judo + sports ju-jutsu
+ SD aspect ranked lowest out of five training benefits
- Introductory offer with "official uniform included" - wtf?
- "Special forces martial art" shows a jumpkick, yeah right
- Image 1/3 down on front page shows two women being RNC'd by two guys. And smiling!
- Quote: "Martial Arts without philosophy is merely street fighting". So that's bad, mmkay?
Seems to be hard focused on training for children. This could be a good thing as long as the SD propaganda is in relation to the actual usefulness.
As an adult, I'd be wary to start training there, but I'd have to check it out myself first. There are some warning signals (see above).
Dark Overlord of the Bullshido Underworld
Posted On:3/25/2007 10:16pm
Style: Taai Si Ji Kung Fu
All post pertaining to MA philosophy have been branched off into a new thread:
Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.
"Your calm and professional manner of response is really draining all the fun out of this. Can you reply more like Dr. Fagbot or something? Call me some names, mention some sand in my vagina or something of the sort. You can't expect me to come up with reasonable arguments man!" -- MaverickZ
"Tom Kagan spins in his grave and the fucking guy isn't even dead yet." -- Snake Plissken
My Bullshido fan club threads:
Tom Kagan's a big hairy...
Tom Kagan can lick my BALLS
Tom Kagan teaches _ing __un and bigotry?
Tom Kagan: Serious discussion here
Lamokio asks the burning question is Tom Kagan a ***** or just cruising for some
I'm Dave the gay Kickboxer from Manchester and I have the hots for Tom Kagan
TOM KAGAN, OPEN ME, THE MKT ARE COMING FOR YOU ! ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH TO MEET ?
ATTN TOM KAGAN
World Dominator 'Kagan' in plot to lie about real Kung Fu and Martial Arts
Tom Kagan just gave me my third negative rep in a day
I am infatuated with Tom Kagan
Tom Kagan is a fat balding white guy.
Posted On:3/26/2007 5:43am
Style: the beeg
Do they spar? Under what kind of ruleset?
Charlie Don't Surf
Posted On:3/26/2007 11:15am
Style: TKD, Relson GJJ, Judo
The Tukkong thing is a warning sign. Which Tukkong Musul org is he associated with? The two in the US are bogus scams not linked to the two real orgs in Korea. We has a self proclaimed Tukkong master posting here for a while before Oldman34 liberally raped his cyber ass.
Posted On:3/26/2007 5:47pm
they do spar, with gear and contact but not full power.
he is associated with tgmsa.org Korean Teuk-Gong Moo Sul Association
He actually went to Korea to learn so i'm guessing this may be one of the two real organizations you talked about?
Posted On:3/26/2007 5:54pm
When they spar, what do they do with their hands? Do they compete, in what kind of events?
Posted On:3/26/2007 6:01pm
They punch (hooks, uppercuts, jabs...), they are taught to block with them if they can't get out of the way and to keep them up by their face.
They also do go in/host tournaments I know one that is supposedly big that they go in is the tiger balm internationals http://www.tigerbalmcanada.com/contest.html
Posted On:3/26/2007 6:05pm
That is good to hear, do you know what sparring categories? Are you interested in competing yourself?
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