Day Tripper/Dream Weaver
Posted On:6/09/2009 11:12am
Style: Shorei-ryu & Kumdo & TKD
Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
Don't you have a closet you need to be hanging yourself in?
As soon as you come out of it I will. BAZING!! (Now it's time for the ninja dance of triumph):ninjadanc
Jeremy M. Talbott
Originally Posted by Phrost
"Bullshido isn't just a place to hang out when you're browsing the net. We really are trying to accomplish something fucking extraordinary here that nobody's ever had the balls to do before."
Originally Posted by D.Murray
"Which is better, to learn the truth, or to enjoy the illusion of being right when you are not?"
Originally Posted by hangooknamja88
My definition of Ki is our energy. it's rather hard to explain it in words. It's not some mystical type of energy like white people...
Posted On:6/11/2009 4:31pm
Style: TKD & JJ
Originally Posted by MaverickZ
Please describe what is interesting about it. Links without commentary are not welcomed.
Acknowledgement of the current SK powers that be in TKD of General Choi's contribution.
Posted On:6/11/2009 4:33pm
Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
You're right. Shoulda expected the bullshit right off the bat considering your involvement.
And of course that would go double for me since he used one of my items as well.
Posted On:12/08/2009 11:03am
Style: Shotokan/Shorin Ryu
As a former TKD practioneer , I just finished reading the book about TKD by Alex Gillis .
If this has been discussed before my apologies , but anyway it is a eye opening book.
It talks about the beginnings of TKD which the author claims is roughly a little over 50 years rather than the 2000 year old martial art propaganda of the WTF. And how the art was at first a killing art combat tested in the korean war and now is no longer a martial art but a sport .
The book also talks about General Hi's dalliance with North Korea and the WTF bribing olympic officials to gain admittance in the olympics .Also discussed the WTF vs the ITF .
IMHO it is a good read if you are interested in TKD or Martial Arts in general , anybody elses opinion
Move along citizen ,nothing to see here !!!!!
Posted On:12/08/2009 5:10pm
Style: Tae Kwon Do,Judo
I am in the process of reading it. It is a very interesting book.
Posted On:12/08/2009 5:23pm
"A Killing Art" - No BS MMA and Martial Arts
The hood mentality is crippling disease, that attacks your nervous system. It makes you nervous of the system. Gangsters and hood rats are especially susceptible to this growth stunting mentality. The hood is where I'm from, but it's not what I am. The hood is where I'm from, but it's not what I am. --Keith David--Ice Cube
All I got is genes and chromosomes
Consider me Black to the bone
All I want is peace and love
On this planet (Ain't that how God planned it?) --P.E.
Posted On:12/14/2009 11:41am
Read the book. Was amazed that all the stuff I heard about in the 1970's that I thought was fabricated or exagerated vis a vis government influence was not only true but more and worse than I heard about.
As an American, I think it is hard to identify with or understand not only the culture, but also governments and political systems that experience things like military coups and radical changes.
Saw at least one small glitch and sent the author a note about it. Also saw how he percieved certain things and how some things may have been percieved or mispercieved. Have now given the book to a Korean man I know for review and his thoughts since he was around the TKD scene since the early 1960's back in Korea and in the USA.
Valiant Monk of Booze & War
Posted On:5/26/2010 5:51pm
Thread Purge. Moved posts found here: I Do Magick Cuz I'm For Real
Posted On:5/27/2010 9:25pm
Style: The Way of Hand and Foot
So..basically the book is "Hurr lolz TKD ain't a art its sport lolz!!1"?
Yeah I think I'll pass. Though one thing I read did leave me a little bewildered.
The Olympic style is a sport and encourages a light-contact approach that focuses on winning points –
Uh....I don't know what TKD fighters he's seen but sparring is anything but light contact. Otherwise you wouldn't get knock outs, broken and fractured limbs and other such injuries.
Posted On:5/27/2010 9:46pm
Yeah, I always laugh when people say TKD is light contact.
Thank you, I'll take my multiple broken ribs, fractured jaw, retrograde concussion and brain damage back, thank you very much.
Yes. I am proof that TKD causes brain damage, much like Wing Chun.
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