Posted On:1/24/2009 8:52pm
I trained at an ATA TKD place for damn near 8 years, from age 9 to 17. There were at least 2 instructors there that, even looking back on what I know now of fighting, were legimiately badass and I'm sure would handle themselves just fine in a fight. One specifically had a background in Muay Thai, and would go to any grappling seminar he could and come back and show us what he learned. However, I did not become a badass by association with them, and a lot of the stuff I learned wasn't very useful when I started training Muay Thai or Boxing.
You can train ATA and be a good fighter, but generally not because you trained ATA.
You're a scrapper, I like that."-Ronin69
United States Marine.
Posted On:1/25/2009 12:07am
Style: MCMAP, BJJ
Originally Posted by Mtripp
Actually lots of people got broken arms with it in Judo, until they banned it.
I submit most people do not know how to put it on correctly. Ask Moose about the Sushi bar experience of yesterday.
I have used it often, and it is much easier to get than wristlocks.
Originally Posted by 3moose1
Oh McClaw, Waki Gatame is not low percentage.
See, i thought it was. I thought, "oh wow, thats a silly gimmicky type move...Surely it'd never work"
Out to sushi, with my Uncle, mom and Dad and what not, i ask my Uncle, "Hey, whats the deal with Waki Gatame? It doesn't seem very secure at all"
Can you guess what happened next? I got Waki motherfucking Gatame'd, and let me tell you, there was no escape. None. At. All.
Apparently you have to clamp your elbow, hell if i know, it just hurt.
PROOF that I'm not a completely useless poster:
Originally Posted by Cy Q. Faunce
3moose1 is correct. Sig THAT, you fucker.
Originally Posted by sochin101
I went out with a delightful young woman who was on a regimen of pills that made her taste of burned onions.
That is not conducive to passionate cunnilingus, my friend, let me assure you.
Originally Posted by HappyOldGuy
I agree with moosey
Posted On:1/25/2009 12:16am
Originally Posted by It is Fake
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