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    Kempo Stylists- I have found your hero!

    I was watching the World Combat League the other night, and I saw this kid, Stephen Thompson, KTFO 2 guys in what looks like one show. He had some crazy record, 40-0 in full contact, so I thought, who's this guy. Well, see below-

    http://www.upstatekarate.com/stephen_thompson.htm

    If the only guy you could really point to was Liddell, than add this guy to your list. he seems to be able to KTFO guys fairly frequently. Sure, he doesn't do MMA, but he fights full contact, and he does it well, so here is someones nuts you can hug.

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    How do I get a second dan in kickboxing?

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    He, how do you a first dan in kickboxing!!! That's the question. :tongue3:
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    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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    All Kickboxing in the UK has belt systems. Is that not the case in America?
    " The reason elite level MMAists don't fight with aikido is the same reason elite level swimmers don't swim with their lips." - Virus

    " I shocked him with my skills on the ice becuase Wing Chun is great for hockey fighting." - 'Sifu' Milt Wallace

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    I saw that as well, which is BS, but having watched him fight, he's still pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asriel
    All Kickboxing in the UK has belt systems. Is that not the case in America?
    Nope AFAIK, which is why it kinda raises eyebrows.

    Quote Originally Posted by new2bjj
    I saw that as well, which is BS, but having watched him fight, he's still pretty good.
    Why would it be bs? It would be bs if the org using a belt system is bullshido. But if it isn't, then there is no problem. A belt system is just a grading system, nothing more.
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    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Macho
    Nope AFAIK, which is why it kinda raises eyebrows.
    Ah I see. I think pretty much all Kickboxing and even some Thai Boxing gyms have grading systems. The Thai schools use coloured arm bands.
    " The reason elite level MMAists don't fight with aikido is the same reason elite level swimmers don't swim with their lips." - Virus

    " I shocked him with my skills on the ice becuase Wing Chun is great for hockey fighting." - 'Sifu' Milt Wallace

    "Besides, as you might already know (from Virus, for example) - there's only 1 wing chun and it sucks big time" - Tonuzaba

    "Even when I'm promising mayhem and butt-chicanery, I'm generally posting with a smile on my face." - Sochin101

    "That said, if he blocked my hip on a drop nage, I would extend my leg into a drop tai Otoshi and slam him so hard his parents would die." - MTripp


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    Quote Originally Posted by El Macho
    Nope AFAIK, which is why it kinda raises eyebrows.

    Why would it be bs? It would be bs if the org using a belt system is bullshido. But if it isn't, then there is no problem. A belt system is just a grading system, nothing more.
    You could put a belt system around anything, but the only real belt that should matter is a championship belt. I mean, the rankings should be based on who you have fought and how well you have done, not bestowed on test system in some dojo.

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    So a black belt in bjj, judo or kyokushin (just to name a few) don't mean anything unless the person wearing it has earned a champ belt or medal in competition?
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    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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    THAT makes sense.
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    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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