Thread: Mcdojo?

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    I was in altavista looking for an authentic chinese restaurant in my area, and then I came across a CMA Place.

    http://www.wayofthedragon.org/

    I looked around and thought it might have potential, talking about no contracts, no belts, I saw them doing pad drills, etc...

    Then I saw some **** about Dim Mak.

    I'm not gonna go there challenging because my previous training was unfortunately cut short due to billing Bullshido (tight fisted MMA place, go fig) and I've gotten severely out of shape over the summer, and I jsut got over shingles.

    Just wondering about anyone's opinion on the school, based on the website.

    BTW - I HATE FORMS. Thats my #1 issue with going there. I'd rather do pad drills while I'm there, I can do forms whenever.

    If I can do "forms" while hitting pads and dodging the pads being thrown at me, or hitting a bag, or doing partner drills, I'm fine with it. If my forms consist of dancing around, forget it.

    <Me> John, what do you know about Zen Buddhism? <John> *smacks me*
    <John> I'd have to smack you sometime...
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    lol....I cant tell too much from the site but if the words "dim mak" are around, lookout....
    "All warfare is based on deception." -Sun Tzu, ca. 400BC


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    A well known site with plenty of dim-mak :
    www.taijiworld.com

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    I saw the pad drills vid...

    looked like they made a attempt, but they'd benefit from a MT/Boxer coming in and telling them to CHIN DOWN and not half-assing it. Then again I'm probably VERY picky about this sort of thing.

    But If I'm gonna pay money, and train and work there, I expect the most from my trainers and partners.

    P.S. - When I picked up my sister from school today I saw this big ass Van (the other day a fucking HUMMER) that said TIGER MARTIAL ARTS with a white tiger tripe patter on it, and it said Taekwondo on the side. Its apparently an after school TKD thing.

    You had no idea how hard it was to not hijack the damn thing and beatdown some Mcdojo ass :|

    <Me> John, what do you know about Zen Buddhism? <John> *smacks me*
    <John> I'd have to smack you sometime...
    Katana, on 540 kicks: "Hang from a ceiling fan with both hands. Flail your feet out and ask people to walk into you as you hit their face."

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    How the **** is this a McDojo?

    $55/month for unlimited training. Yeah, the owners must be driving Porsches around.

    Please.

    And stop complaining about your whole MMA gym debaucle. We don't give a ****.



    Edited by - deus ex machina on September 08 2003 16:27:34

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    Its the sloppy form on the pad drills and the DIM MAK that made me think it.

    Read the whole damn post.

    like, maybe these lines here:
    I looked around and thought it might have potential, talking about no contracts, no belts, I saw them doing pad drills, etc...

    Then I saw some **** about Dim Mak.

    <Me> John, what do you know about Zen Buddhism? <John> *smacks me*
    <John> I'd have to smack you sometime...
    Katana, on 540 kicks: "Hang from a ceiling fan with both hands. Flail your feet out and ask people to walk into you as you hit their face."

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