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    Mildly amusing Kenpo videos

    While it is no suprise that something associated with the kenpo name ends up being bullshido, I did think these videos were funny.

    http://www.akki.com/_videos/index.htm

    My favorite is how in the first couple the guy gets hit, then spins completely around. Either that's some massive hitting(for demonstration purposes), or the guys exagerating. I wonder which.

    I also love the "rolling thunder" manuever, also known as bridge and roll. Now, not that I have anything against guys taking bjj and using it in there style. I just love how on the site they say it was completely developed by their systems principals, as opposed to spending ten minutes with a bjj student.
    Seriously, most likely grabbing somebodies crotch like that is only going to make your situation much, much worse. Unless the person doing the gullotine has no pants on, then it's okay as long as they bought you dinner first. - Kidnemo

    I don't know about angels, but it's fear that gives men wings - Max Payne

    #2
    Hey OneWing, whatever happened to your 'no-touch' seminar writeup? I put that hightlight clip up for ya and everything. Your public wants to know!
    I would liken it to the boxing or the muay thai of internal kung fu, even though that's like calling apples the oranges of the apple world. --WalkOn

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      #3
      Work, liscensing courses, and the stolenness of the video that had the full seminar on it to comment on. Once I get the video back, I'll be able to write it up. Hopefully soon, or I'm gonna have to kill some of my friends.
      Seriously, most likely grabbing somebodies crotch like that is only going to make your situation much, much worse. Unless the person doing the gullotine has no pants on, then it's okay as long as they bought you dinner first. - Kidnemo

      I don't know about angels, but it's fear that gives men wings - Max Payne

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        #4
        You know BJJ didn't invent everything. Its not some exclusive manuever. With that logic we could have a huge cluster fuck argument about who invented the punch, kick, trip, etc and who is just borrowing it.
        A.K.A. rocks your socks.

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          #5
          Originally posted by xero
          You know BJJ didn't invent everything. Its not some exclusive manuever. With that logic we could have a huge cluster fuck argument about who invented the punch, kick, trip, etc and who is just borrowing it.
          Thank you for pointing out the obvious. If you'd notice, however, on the site, they talk about progressive manipulation, and torque, and all that, as if they did some long scientific study to develop this move, which is basically "oh shit, someones on top of me, I better get him off." They also advocate trying to "discover" ground applications, which is fine, but it's the same old "see, we had grappling all along" you see from every tma.
          Seriously, most likely grabbing somebodies crotch like that is only going to make your situation much, much worse. Unless the person doing the gullotine has no pants on, then it's okay as long as they bought you dinner first. - Kidnemo

          I don't know about angels, but it's fear that gives men wings - Max Payne

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            #6
            Originally posted by OneWingedAngel
            Work, liscensing courses, and the stolenness of the video that had the full seminar on it to comment on. Once I get the video back, I'll be able to write it up. Hopefully soon, or I'm gonna have to kill some of my friends.
            You wants me to pummel 'em for ya, boss?

            Cool cool, I'm a busy bastard myself. Man, we gotta get something digital at the next Throwdown, either that, or some sort of shock-collar for your procrastinatin buddies.
            I would liken it to the boxing or the muay thai of internal kung fu, even though that's like calling apples the oranges of the apple world. --WalkOn

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              #7
              Originally posted by Xango
              You wants me to pummel 'em for ya, boss?

              Cool cool, I'm a busy bastard myself. Man, we gotta get something digital at the next Throwdown, either that, or some sort of shock-collar for your procrastinatin buddies.
              Tell me about it. My buddy asked if he could borrow it to show to a friend of his, assuring me it would be delivered back to me the next day(I told him I needed it to write up a review). This was over a month ago. If I don't get it back by monday, I'll just write it up from memory.
              Seriously, most likely grabbing somebodies crotch like that is only going to make your situation much, much worse. Unless the person doing the gullotine has no pants on, then it's okay as long as they bought you dinner first. - Kidnemo

              I don't know about angels, but it's fear that gives men wings - Max Payne

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                #8
                Mildly amusing indeed.

                I like the club drills where they tell you to turn up the sound to make everything seem more impressive:
                It's that or people'll see that the dude's just doing 4 count on a water bag and switching to a 6 count variation later (something kali/jkd guys do in the first few weeks of double stick...).

                And...hey! How come that guy who got knocked down by the hook was holding his chest?

                Cheers,

                Voltan

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                  #9
                  I like how in the "Rolling Thunder" clip the guy who bridges at the end of the clip gets up and starts dancing.
                  Lone Wolf McQuade Final Fight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmrDe_mYUXg

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                    #10
                    in the akki club dril clip end position seems to be a double strike similar to a khan sao from wing chun...gotta love the three cut pattern.... looks much better with butterfly swords with flags tied on

                    and who would have thought you could knock someone out by hitting them in the side of the neck.
                    and why wave your hands three times to hit once...is he powering up or something

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                      #11
                      I absolutley despise when the volunteer goes down like a crying little girl to show how devastating a technique is when the more cynical of the bunch just yells out Bullshido.

                      I still do beleive that AK is an effective MA style but far from perfect like every other fighting style but thats just life at its finest.

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by Wounded Ronin
                        I like how in the "Rolling Thunder" clip the guy who bridges at the end of the clip gets up and starts dancing.
                        *Laughs* Oh shit...that's Irish Thunder dawg. Lord of the dance goes full contact.

                        SK

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                          #13
                          I like knockout #1, where the guy grabs the catcher's sleeve at the end....thats cool since he is unconscious and all.

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                            #14
                            I think he muttered "Out of my cold dead hands."

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                              #15
                              I love the write up for that clip. Espescially this bit:

                              "Mr. Jacob was not injured in the application of this technique."

                              No doubt.

                              SK

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