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  1. selfcritical is offline

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    I don't know how they'd go about checking that, so I don't see why not.
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     Style: Hillbilly Judo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega the Merciless
    I'm telling you guys it is a colossal waste of time. I went to a seminar awhile back where they were introducing this stuff. I actually laughed in the instructors face. (yes sometimes I'm an asshole in real life). I told him I have no respect for somebody pawning this point sparring crap as a real martial art. They didn't invite me back the next year. I wonder why?
    Oh for ****'s sake, it's point sparring with padded weapons? I'm suddenly a lot less enthusiastic about this...

    If the FMA guy is setting the rules I hope we can bring rattan and make a little contact
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    Quote Originally Posted by selfcritical
    I don't know how they'd go about checking that, so I don't see why not.
    they make you break the middle brick in the stack to prove lineage.

    duh.
    "Face punches are an essential character building part of a martial art. You don't truly love your children unless you allow them to get punched in the face." - chi-conspiricy
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    Posted On:
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     Style: bjj

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    This sounds like fun. I may have to look into this.
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    So i'm not sure what "point sparring" means in this case. In some ways, any attempt to simulate bladed fighting will end up being point sparring in one way or another. Otherwise you just retardedly double-kill each other. Forced break after every exchange is ghey, however.
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     Style: Hillbilly Judo

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    Quote Originally Posted by selfcritical
    So i'm not sure what "point sparring" means in this case. In some ways, any attempt to simulate bladed fighting will end up being point sparring in one way or another. Otherwise you just retardedly double-kill each other. Forced break after every exchange is ghey, however.
    Kendo simulated blade fighting

    YouTube - 52nd All Japan Kendo Championships

    Chanbara simulated blade fighting

    YouTube - Sports Chanbara -free battle/スポーツチャンバラ 練習映像

    I think that's what Omega's getting at
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    So you're getting a freer range of targets and strikes, but loosing the rigidity of the weapons(I don't see much in the way of deflection going on in those bouts).
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    Like I said....gay.
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     Style: Pekiti, ARMA, other stuff

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    Clearly we need to have you as a ref, deducting points on the basis of gay severity.
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    I don't know about this hyped up style vs style angle. I don't really want to fight with padded weapons in an ego filled environment- that just sounds silly. At least in the Cold Steel challenge I could win some cool knives and stuff.
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