Posted On:11/17/2003 10:55am
Please click the "Drunken Boxing" style video clip. What a bunch of garbage!!! I'm sorry but this is just plain STUPID. Also, don't even get me started on "monkey style!"
1% Shark is better than you.
Posted On:11/17/2003 11:04am
Uh, that's Wushu not Kung fu. I think the latest buzzword on the forum for this is "Straw Man" argument. Nice try though.
Posted On:11/17/2003 11:25am
It's not kung fu? The page says "Shaolin Wushu - Kung-Fu Videos" in big bold letters - don't blame the messenger.
Anyway, if the drunken boxing guy gets into a fight, at least he'll know how to look good lying on his back...
There are no wrong threats, only wrong answers. (Strategy game truism)
Such as thou art, sometime was I.
Posted On:11/17/2003 12:29pm
Style: Brazilian Jiujitsu
Yeah, that's getting to be tiresome. If this isn't "Kung Fu", then Kung Fu people need to go and regulate and quit flaming people for believing it is. If you're not out there actively taking the bullshit down, then you are part of the problem.
Normally, I'd say I was grappling, but I was taking down and mounting people, and JFS has kindly informed us that takedowns and being mounted are neither grappling nor anti grappling, so I'm not sure what the **** I was doing. Maybe schroedinger's sparring, where it's neither grappling nor anti-grappling until somoene observes it and collapses the waveform, and then I RNC a cat to death.----fatherdog
Posted On:11/17/2003 1:12pm
Hey damnit! you better not be implying that I'm a silk pj wearing Kung Fu man!!!!!11 :p
Posted On:11/17/2003 1:14pm
Posted On:11/17/2003 2:48pm
Wushu is Kung Fu. It's just Kung Fu without the combat practicality!! Basically, it's good for fitness and staying limber. Wushu has NO other qualities. So, as far as I know, Wushu IS KUNG_FU. After all, we all know that MOST kung-fu practitioners can't fight!!
Posted On:11/17/2003 2:54pm
Style: Shi Ja Quan
Wushu= Martial Arts ( the Wu = Martial)
What the chinese have made wushu into is a disgrace, but, what 99% of the "kung fu" practitioner have made kung fu into is even worst.
What was once a proud and effective MA, has been turned into a joke by the very people who are suppose to uphold its "martial tradition". It is a pathetic shame.
Posted On:11/17/2003 2:57pm
Omar a while back had some interesting comments on this. After all he was in China, and got to see some things first hand. Plus one of the points he brought up to me, was many of the Chinese don't even know this debate exists. So many of the really good practicioners (spelling) are not even aware of the debate nor do they care. But the point still is he has seen some things that beg the question. WE need Omar.
Posted On:11/17/2003 2:58pm
Actually Ronin, you could say that about TMA on the whole! The state of MA is a pathetic shame! Walk into any Kung Fu school and you'll notice that most people train like sissies!!
Also, many schools DO NOT spar!! I have seen this with my own eyes....
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