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    Martial Artist Attempts Coconut Breaking Record, Fails Miserably

    This was a live Denmark broadcast of a man attempting to break the world record for most coconuts broken in x amount of time via karate chop. This video clearly displays the importance of preparation and knowing your true abilities before you go and try something ridiculous, especially on live television.

    http://www.keepbusy.net/play.php?id=...record-attempt

    Looks like all those dan stripes were no match for the true power of the coconut!

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    I'll tell you what the problem was, he wasn't in complete uniform.

    Yeah, TOTALLY the reason. The jeans threw off his ki.
    :P

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    I think it had to do more with him hitting the table than hitting th coconut.

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    His kung fu is no good!

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    It would have worked if there was no camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pontoon
    It would have worked if there was no camera.
    Like that invisible kid in Mystery Men?
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
    ***Was this quote "taken out of context"?***

    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

    "Hope is not a method... nor is enthusiasm."
    ~ Brigadier General Gordon Toney

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    I think it had something to do with the iron edges of the table disturbing the ki flows in the area. It would clearly have worked without those (or at least it would have been a better laugh watching him trying to catch the coconuts rolling around the square).

    Also, I think this is pushing the border on the most specific failed record attempt by a male martial artist.

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    My dad doesn't do krotty but he can sure break coconuts.

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    I know a guy that breaks coconuts practically at will, with chops or wrist(!) strikes.
    This guy needs to get out to Holland & train with some Silat guys...
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
    ***Was this quote "taken out of context"?***

    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

    "Hope is not a method... nor is enthusiasm."
    ~ Brigadier General Gordon Toney

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    God, you think his hand is broken after that?

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