Posted On:12/05/2007 11:15am
Style: booj killing.
would like everyone to check this out, tell me if its legit or not, cuase im not really sure!!!
give me some feedback!!!!
Posted On:12/05/2007 12:37pm
I see no mention of grappling credentials or MMA in the instructor's profiles. Interesting how the head instructor is a male, and the rest of the 2-3rd Dans are all females.
You should probably call them to find out what is going on. It could very well be there is a guest instructor that comes in.
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Posted On:12/08/2007 8:14pm
Style: WHKD & Doce Pares
Couple things that I would have to question:
1) Ages of the female instructors. I always have to wonder about 2nd & 3rd degrees in their late teens. (Not that it isn't possible but 4 in one school?)
2) Not that this has any bearing on anything but check out the name of the Soke. (Karl Marx.. LOL)
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Posted On:12/08/2007 10:10pm
Originally Posted by www.rapidskarate.com
The style name "Keichu Ryu" translates as "the art of devoting oneself entirely." Keichu students have always known that dedication is the key to success in any endeavor. Mr. Marx, as head of the Keichu family, instructs that this devotion has a higher level. His California dojo is used as a Christian outreach ministry. His students are trained as good karateka, and hear the message of the Gospel.
At the Rapides School of Keichu Ryu Karate, we are not ashamed of the the gospel of Jesus Christ. While we gladly teach students of all faiths, it is our prayer that all will come to know the Peace of Christ.
Pretty much tells you everything you need to know about this school.:pottytrai
pro nonsense self defense
Posted On:12/09/2007 1:56am
Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs
There was a long thread about that style a while back:
Posted On:1/11/2008 6:54pm
This is becoming more common MMA is the new ninjutsu its being used as a buzzword to get more money for some guy who read a Gracie book on BJJ. That dojo looks kind of shady so that's likely. On the other hand the MMA instructor might be legit but can't start his own gym and and is using the dojo to start out and get students.
Posted On:1/11/2008 11:27pm
Style: MMA, BJJ, CMD, TKD, FMA
Some are real, most aren't. It should be pretty easy to tell by the instructor qualifications listed.
Like my BJJ instructor is a Gracie Barra (purple 3), MT trained with Master Toddy, boxing is amateur golden gloves 4 years, wrestling is grade-college wrestler etc etc.
But, if it's like "We have great MMA classes too!" but no listed qualifications? Um, red flag.
Posted On:8/29/2011 5:30pm
I see that its an old thread but I am going to bump it just in case anyone is wondering. This gym is a complete JOKE both in their MMA / BJJ or lack their of and in their Karate.
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Posted On:8/29/2011 7:27pm
Usually we chastise necroing with out adding anything of substance in a thread. So please share exactly why you say they are a joke. I think most people came to that conclusion on their own but if you have first hand info then that would be better.
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Posted On:8/30/2011 2:13pm
Be especially suspicious if the Dojos have names that include "Joslin" or "Machida". Definitely no MMA cred there.
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