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Posted On:4/10/2009 10:23am
Style: Savate (LBF/SD/LC) - BJJ
Originally Posted by Moenstah
First Belgian Throwdown - EuroMega Throwdown 2009
City: Leuven (Lovain), Belgium
Place: Sportfaculty Catholic University Leuven (Judo hall)
( Building GDN: http://www.kuleuven.be/sport/accommodatie/index.htm )
Date: the 3rd of October 2009
Hours: from 12 o'clock until 18 o'clock the TD, than the old market of Leuven until....
Seminar of Bjj with some takedown defense (Bjj/MMA): from 13 o'clock until 15 o'clock (free attendance) by Wim "Moreno" Deputter.
T-shirts (price: as cheap as possible): contact Zendokan
Someone bring along a camera!
++++++++++++MORE DETAILED INFORMATION BELOW ++++++++++++++++
A free seminar will be given by Wim Deputter.
his website: http://www.wimdeputter.be/
Sherdog ranking: http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Wim-Deputter-11784
A nice collection of youtube movies: http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...+deputter&aq=f
- gloves (4oz for MMA, 14oz for MT)
- boxing headgear
- a gi if you roll
Throwdown fists qualifications
Throwdown fists can still be earned for the people who are interested in them.
You have to stand your ground in a hard-contact MMA-ruleset fight:
- the MMA ruleset will be that of the UFC (I will post this later to raise the thread again, or if someone else has them they can post them also, but not today please)
- hard-contact =/= full-contact (consider it as a realistic preparation fight at your gym and NOT as a Gong Sau)
- Stand your ground (=/= winning, just show that you are a decent fighter, not fooder, but winning is an option so try to)
- protective gear: * minimum: cup, mouthpiece, gloves
- protective gear: * can be added: shinpads, headgear (boxing headgear, no Daido Juku spacehelmets please)
How to get there by train
Brussel - Leuven: one-way-ticket train 2nd class is 4.80€.
Best is to buy a one-way-ticket from Brussels to Leuven and the second day when you return you buy an one-way-ticket to Brussels, because a two-way-ticket is exactly the double, but you have to use it on the same day.
Train from Brussels to Leuven is easy: there are 3 stations in Brussel, South, Central and North. Get on a train in one of these stations, once you have passed the 3 Brussels stations, the next one is Leuven (takes about 22 à 26 minutes).
For train tickets: on the week-ends you can get a week-end ticket which you can use from Friday 19:00 'till Sunday 23:59 (to and fro) and which costs about as normal one-way fare.
Lodgings / Leuven
Directly over the station:
The hotel is Mille Colones: http://www.leuven.be/showpage.asp?iPageID=1420
The bed and breakfest (citycenter)
IMPORT INFORMATION FOR THE OUT-OF-TOWN BULLIES:
I will be waiting Saturday October the 3rd at 11h30 at the monument outside on the square in front of the trainstation.
From there we'll take a bus to the TD location.
Still need to know with how many we will be:
- Jack Rusher
For the rest that are interested, please post your confirmation in this thread.
De Werf: http://www.dewerf-leuven.be/
Edited by request: IIF
Last edited by It is Fake; 9/28/2009 8:33am at .
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The real deadly:
Testing the waters,
I've been thinking about organizing a throwdown on the old continent. Toying with the idea of an Euro Mega TD, because let's be frank, a Belgian TD would only consist of me, Geijhan (a.k.a Otaku Waffle) and Filip, since Belgium is the size of a decent stamp.
But Belgium has got a nice central position in Europe, crushed between The Netherlands, Germany, France, and on the other side of the Canal the U.K.
So this is to check how many Bullies are interested in a TD at the end of September, beginning of October 2009 in the university city of Leuven (Louvain, Löwe).
If I can get a nice number of Bullies together, I can start looking for a decent traininghall, convince a very good Bjj purple belt and a Muay Thai Kru to give some lessons at the TD, look for someone to give some Kali-escrima techniques (got someone already in mind, but haven't asked him yet).
Later on the evening, dinner at a very good chinese restaurant that also serves some great sushi (weird, I know). Followed by a night on the town, remember that the nickname of the Louvain's old market is called "the longest bar in Belgium", because it almost only consist out of bars, dance-cafés and pubs with an occasional restaurant. And end september, beginning october the students return...
So who's interested?
Posted On:4/10/2009 1:58pm
**** I cannot make it for in September I am leaving Europe, if only it were in July-August period, it would be great, to spar against you. I had the intention of sparring using fully w. chun techniques.
but seems it was not meant to be.
Posted On:4/10/2009 5:06pm
Aah, what the ****, I'll stretch my schedule.
TD will be in August, September or October, depending what the majority of the Bullies decide.
Posted On:4/10/2009 5:10pm
Originally Posted by reindo
...it would be great, to spar against you. I had the intention of sparring using fully w. chun techniques...
After ninjers, my new nemesis are chunners? WTF?!...yeah, I'm moving up in the world! In a few years the aikidoka will want to nail my ass to the wall.
Has entered Barovia...
Posted On:4/10/2009 5:57pm
Won't be able to make it in August, and probably not September. (Doing my final exam exactly then.)
Oral exams begin in October, but once I got the dates right, I'll do my best to come!
Posted On:4/12/2009 9:03am
Style: ti da shuai na
I'm interested, but can't say much more than that until we get closer to the time.
“Most people do not do, but take refuge in theory and talk, thinking that they will become good in this way” -- Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, II.4
Just waiting for the paperboy.
Posted On:4/26/2009 6:32am
same here dude.
remember im also trying to see when exactly ill go to the usa.
its a bit too far away in time to say something usefull now.
but ill watch this thread.
Posted On:4/27/2009 4:42am
Style: Les Mills Bodycombat™
Interested too, I have Belgian ancestors (but from a minority so I get to sneer at both bigger groups and even more at the Dutch). Plus Ryanair do cheap flights to Charleroi from Glasgow.
Posted On:4/27/2009 4:50am
awesome! its been a while since i punched a glaswegian!
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