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  1. kumowarrior is offline

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    5/22/2009 10:56pm

    Bullshido Newbie
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    every martial art is effective in it's own way. it wouldn't have been invented otherwise.
    the application is what matters most. what are you interested in hapkido for? MMA? self defence, or just a workout?
    i train in kumo jiu jitsu and kickboxing. i do it because it's practical, and effective in ANY giving situation. MMA, self defence, etc.
    before you get into any martial art, you need to think about why you want to start training in the first place. then do some homework on your options... and go from there
  2. It is Fake is offline
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    Posted On:
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    every martial art is effective in it's own way. it wouldn't have been invented otherwise.
    Nope, not true. Some arts have been created specifically to make money. Some have died out, been absorbed, and people decided to bring them back.

    No, not all arts are effective and no not all arts were created equally.
  3. kwoww is offline
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    Posted On:
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     Style: punching bag / crew jitsu

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    Quote Originally Posted by It is Fake View Post
    You mean recently right?
    Seeing as I've read (note that I say "read" and not "heard") about a total of 10 things, ever, relating to Hapkido, then I really do mean ever.

    The "no not like that" part was really what got me, anyway.
  4. It is Fake is offline
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    Posted On:
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    *Notes read*
    *notes sarcasm*


    Something similar was said by Der in one of those Hapkido threads.
  5. Mr. Fong is offline

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    Additional info: The nearest pleace near me is this dojo where they teach Tae Kwan Do, Brazillian jiu jitsu, Judo, and Hapkido....I was thinking of either taking Brazillian jiu jitsu or Hapkido, I called up there and asked if they did "alive" training/sparring e.t.c
    and he said you will get to spar/alive training after a month, then Said they did "randori" IM very noobish when it comes to grappling, so I dont really know he bullshido side of grappling (except Aikido, lol) I asked about belt ranking for BJJ and Judo and he told me that BJJ ranking takes alot longer then TKD ranking, he saidabout 5-6 years for BJJ black belt (if he trains at a steady pace) BJJ/Judo is 3 days a week, and this is the only place I can find near Marion,Indiana

    here is the website: http://www.mudokwan.org/

    number: 765-662-2332

    It would be very nice if some one can check it out for me and check the results, cause I cant find bullshido in grappling to save my life -.-
  6. Goju - Joe is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Fong View Post
    I was looking around for info about Hapkido, diddnt find much....but I was wondering, is it effective? I have 3 choices between grappling and thats
    Brazillian jiu-jitsu, Judo, and Hapkido (my school offers wrestling wich I havent done yet, its free though, But wrestling is about an hour and I want another class to do after school like the ones listed above)
    I was wondering if Hapkido was another larper art like most Aikido Mcdojos
    or is it worth looking in to?
    never mind
  7. Mr. Fong is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goju - Joe View Post
    never mind

    ? I dont get what you mean by never mind,
    and your right O_o I diddnt notice evil backwards is live....lol
    random smilies that popped up: :new_silly:ninjafigh:angel2::icon_fara:new_2guns
  8. newbie999 is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: BJJ, MT

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    wtf, they said 5-6 yrs for a black belt in BJJ LMAO. You'll be lucky to have a purple belt in BJJ with 5-6 yrs. It's more like 10+ yrs for a black belt in BJJ. There is a reason why purple belt is considered the lowest rank acceptable for teaching BJJ and most instructors are browns or just 1st degree black belts. If your going for belt ranking join a McDojo...though if a BJJ school told me 5-6 yrs for a BJJ black belt I would be pretty skeptical of them actually being legit.
  9. JudOWNED is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Is Hapkido effective?
    For all practicle purposes, no. "Exceptions, training with aliveness, depends on the person, blah, blah, blah." None of that really matters. Judo and BJJ are arts where you can prove and test them daily in free fighting. HKD is not. Avoid it like the plague.
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudOWNED View Post
    * blah *
    Quit hating you nut rider . I can think of like 6 excellent Hapkido joints ... just off the top of my head .
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    Nuke a unborn gay whale for Christ.
    I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
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