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    pro nonsense self defense

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    shields

    Since the last Dog Brothers gathering, I've been pretty excited and have been scheming about something new I could bring to the table for the next one (even though its a long way off). Anyway, I've been looking into getting a rattan shield that's suitable for sparring, as most of them I've come across look like they're for forms and display only. Any thoughts?

    I'm also working on a kris, and am looking for a good wood to carve a handle out of. I was thinking of using a piece of kamagong, but I hear its hard to work with. Ideas?
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    I dunno you could probably carve one if you're handy in a shop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CodosDePiedra
    Since the last Dog Brothers gathering, I've been pretty excited and have been scheming about something new I could bring to the table for the next one (even though its a long way off). Anyway, I've been looking into getting a rattan shield that's suitable for sparring, as most of them I've come across look like they're for forms and display only. Any thoughts?

    I'm also working on a kris, and am looking for a good wood to carve a handle out of. I was thinking of using a piece of kamagong, but I hear its hard to work with. Ideas?
    Hit up the Dog Brothers UK site. At the first Euro gathering, I know a bunch of them did some shield and sword fights. They might have some ideas on good material to work with. Also, get some input from some of the WMA folks on what they use to spar. Hope to see you at the next gathering.

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    I got a old german police riot shield. It's round and just better than those wicker basket shields. Good luck finding one, mine was surplus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neildo
    WTF? Who runs that furniture company? Phil????
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

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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's the raddest thing I've ever seen. Ever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Mantis
    I got a old german police riot shield. It's round and just better than those wicker basket shields. Good luck finding one, mine was surplus.
    I have an old hickory baton used by the RCMP to beat hippies. we should team up and fight crime.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neildo
    I have an old hickory baton used by the RCMP to beat hippies. we should team up and fight crime.


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    Last edited by Teh El Macho; 7/25/2007 1:35pm at .
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    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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