Originally Posted by pnwnorseman
This topic has been debated on bullshido.net again and again and again. I truly believe it is you who has nothing constructive to add. It's all been said. From MMA doesn't teach against nutshots to MMAers would be able to defend a nutshot based on what they know, from eyegouges are teh deadly to eyegouges are impossible to pull off, it's ALL been said many times. I would go so far as to say that 70% of it has been repeated in the last four weeks, and that other 30% is either too stupid or too specific to be repeated on a monthly basis.
Assumptions: "**** off if you have nothing constructive to add"
Horseman has nothing constructive to add
Conclusions: Horseman should **** off
You are welcome here on bullshido.net. Your first post, though disgustingly typical, was at least respectful. Your second post was disrespectful, and that's why I'm angry. Please stay, just have respect. If somebody flames you, respond with dignity and don't drop to their level.
When I was learning BJJ many years ago our instructor told us to respond to stuff like that by upping the ante. If the other guy grabs your hair put your finger in his eye and tell him to stop, because well, in the grand scheme of things eyes are worth more than hair.
Can we somehow make it a requirement that new members read the groundfighting FAQ?
Bite to neck = dead grappler. Dont you people watch zombie movies?
No, bite to neck = UNdead grappler. Duh.
I was supposed to write a good example where dirty fighting could be added to grappling. But after lots of IF attacked with this, IF you know how to defend, IF the attack is not too good you MIGHT get free and after that you're back in square one (and the opponent MIGHT be pissed off), I realised that it started to sound pretty unrealistic.
Dirty depends on the ruleset. I've trained where stuff like headbutts, stomps, and the like were taking into consideration, but never really trained against biting or anything like that.
Keeping somebody's hand away from your face is pretty similar whether he is punching or eye gouging.
To the OP: The answer to this eternal question is quickly found by just fucking signing to grappling and MMA classes and spend the next 3-6 months training in them. After that time, you will know for sure if the answer to your questions, if your assumptions as to what works and what doesn't are right or wrong.
It doesn't matter what people tell you, even if they speak from years of first-hand experience. Your question comes from a set of beliefs and questions that are deeply set in your mindset. No amount of 2-hand explanations over the internet will change those.
You want to know the true answers to your questions, then find a grappling and mma school and sign for it. Then you'll have first-hand experience about what works and what doesn't.
Everything else is hearsay and mindless circle-jerk dead-horse beating.
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Yeah, it's called a grappler (me) throwing a moron (you) on his head.
Originally Posted by pnwnorseman
See my style in my style line.
I am the guy who is fighting dirty!
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