I think the main thing is that the rule-sets for most FMA competitions blow. They aren't fun.
I despise wekaf armor so much. the annoying helmet and bulky ass armor.
Give me gloves/fencingmask and livestick/paddedrattan any day of the week.
Bruises, callouses and broken bones build character
A) Depends. I train in both a private group (that's 5 people) and in the gym, that has from 3 to 15 people depending on the day.
Originally Posted by Flipper
B) About 60% I believe.
C) None, I've never met a Filipino that lived here.
D) One hour long.
FMA for me was the first but not the last art, after enjoying it so much I started looking for other arts too. After passing trought a few Kung Fu, Karate and other stuff I finally settled with BJJ.
Originally Posted by spamurai13
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