Posted On:4/13/2005 7:45am
Originally Posted by kismasher
experienced something similar to this:
while sparring with a kenpo green belt, he got frustrated and told me "only hit as hard as you want to be hit back"
i just smiled
lol <licks chops>
Posted On:4/13/2005 4:23pm
I guess I'm going to have to start looking at the dates before I reply.
Posted On:4/14/2005 12:07am
Style: brazilian jiu jitsu
hm... never really came across that type of attitude. Personally I respect any judo/wrestling training. Now JJJ from watching the club at my school I am not that impressed with but I am sure that in more hardcore places they train well.
...is THE PENETRATOR
Posted On:4/17/2005 12:33am
Style: German longsword, .45 ACP
Asia: "Onry a ninja can stop a ninja!" - Sho Kosugi, in "Revenge of the Ninja".
Seriously, though, that mentality you encountered is nothing new...you can easily find kungfu guys who will tell you the same thing about kungfu, and so on and so forth.
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Posted On:4/17/2005 2:57am
Style: MMA, functional JKD
Originally Posted by mikus
I think it's all hype.
If its all hype, then why couldn't anyone in Japan deal with Rickson?
Judo rules distorted the way people compete. The Gracies may not be very humble about their roots, but they did put the guard (back) on the map, and raised awareness about the importance of position in grappling.
"You know what I like about you, William? You like guns AND meditation."
Posted On:4/17/2005 3:03am
Originally Posted by Anthony
Hey I know what.
Let me change my nickname to BJJdoeswork. That way I can be the ultimate nutrider.
Oh wait. BJJ does work, I don't have to publicy affirm my insecurities on a public message board.
There are numerous examples. Cool, won't have to change my nick name then.
Posted On:4/17/2005 5:31am
How bout tai chi fast wrestling? I heard it was some powerful and supernatural stuff that had no connection to bjj or any modern grapplin style.
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