Posted On:3/02/2008 10:50pm
Im extremely new to martial arts and was looking at this school and trainer for PEKITI TIRSIA KALI what do you guys think? heres the website thanks in advance
Posted On:3/03/2008 1:22am
Style: Pekiti, ARMA, other stuff
Their Kali instructor passes muster with Tim Waid. Tim's a dick, but is a nazi about his standards. Also that facility looks pretty cool.
Posted On:3/03/2008 1:23am
Although, I don't actually see a kali class on the schedule........you may want to contact them.
Posted On:3/03/2008 8:19am
Style: EF UM A
what raises a red flag to me is him teaching Ving Tsun primarily when he claims he's certified for Thai Boxing and Pekiti Tirsia Kali (both invidividuall superior to WC/VT)
I thought this entire forum has already come to the conclusion (via means of ridiculous amount of empiracle and anecdoctal evidence) that Ving Tsun/Wing Chun don't work.
Posted On:3/03/2008 6:29pm
Style: FMA / BJJ
Not sure how far you are from Denver. Can't recall where Wheatridge is and am to lazy to look but if PTK is what you are focused on and are near Denver you might also look into http://www.ptkcolorado.com/. I don't know anything about these guys, just found their site. I may be relocating to Denver soon so I have been looking into places to train.
There isn't a whole lot on their site but I'm sure they would provide more information if you contact them. They also seem to be affiliated with Tim Waid.
Posted On:3/04/2008 12:06am
For the same reason we had a guy who was training under Gokor and Gene Lebell in austin teaching VT..........he's done it a while, is personally attached to it, and enjoys doing it and teaching it. People don't generally require better reasons for doing than that.
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