Posted On:2/14/2004 6:16pm
Posted On:2/14/2004 6:39pm
Style: Aikikai Aikido
Oh BTW explain "lame" share with us your infinate wisdom on the clips you posted.
Do you know the people concerned and want to trash them ? or, are you saying in your considered opinion the techniques/application/principles are flawed.
Speak up or **** off
Posted On:2/14/2004 6:43pm
Style: jits with hits
WHAT THE **** is the first throw in the second clip? The attacker drops to a knee for a double leg, causing his opponent to helplessly fly over his head?!
"I'm offering straight punch, kick while downed to the ribs or head, and of course- the german suplex...which is one suplex quickly followed by another." - Guerilla Fists
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Posted On:2/14/2004 6:44pm
Oh, and don't listen to sempai. I enjoyed the clips immensely. Welcome to Bullshido.
Such as thou art, sometime was I.
Posted On:2/14/2004 6:45pm
Style: Brazilian Jiujitsu
I thought that second clip was an egregious example of the dangers of too much cooperative practice.
Normally, I'd say I was grappling, but I was taking down and mounting people, and JFS has kindly informed us that takedowns and being mounted are neither grappling nor anti grappling, so I'm not sure what the **** I was doing. Maybe schroedinger's sparring, where it's neither grappling nor anti-grappling until somoene observes it and collapses the waveform, and then I RNC a cat to death.----fatherdog
Posted On:2/14/2004 6:51pm
Agreed on both counts... I cannot and will not suggest that was quality aikido because it wasnt. I'd rather a person who wants to troll a system, say why it's LAME rather than just post links.
Posted On:2/14/2004 7:21pm
... a perfect instance of what Aikido shouldn't be.
Posted On:2/14/2004 8:24pm
So where are the BJJ bullshido clips? Hrm? I'm waiting.
Decafinated white belt.
Posted On:2/14/2004 8:45pm
Full Contact is to barbaric!
Katana, on 540 kicks: "Hang from a ceiling fan with both hands. Flail your feet out and ask people to walk into you as you hit their face."
Posted On:2/14/2004 9:14pm
Style: Muay Thai
I can remember doing these types of throws when I was taking aikido. Most of them are variations of kokyuu nage, or "breath throws." Basically, you're supposed to throw your opponent with body movement. They're pretty fun to do, but not really practical as you can see. Concentrating on these throws was one of the reasons I quit aikido.
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