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#201 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually this reminds me of the time I fought Brock Lesner and Randy Coture. They were going to kill me because I told everyone they were bumming each other.

I didn't want to use Hadourken but I had no choice, they would have been much better off if they just spread a rumour about me instead.

Did you know that Randy and Brock used to be male face models? Yeah that's right those two were really really handsome. After fighting me they now look as you see them today.

Randy held me in a full nelson so that Brock could pound me into slush. While my hands were above my head I began to gather my Ki. My Hadourken ball was hot and it burnt the top of Randys head and as he let me go I let my Hadourken loose and it broke Brocks face. I twisted around and hit Randy with a Shoryuken upper cut.

While they were both out to it on the ground I pounded their faces in so that they would remember me every time they looked into a mirror.

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#204 Posted by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

@spareheadone said:

While they were both out to it on the ground I pounded their faces in so that they would remember me every time they looked into a mirror.

Sooooo.....you are one ugly dude?

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#205 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio

@alavanka:

Some might think I am ugly. I put a film of myself on real life pics thread. I'm holding the light sabres I used to kick the whole sky walker family's asses.

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#206 Posted by LeeM724 (643 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone watch the UFC fight night today? Was rooting for my fellow Aussies, unfortunately only one pulled off a win :(

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#209 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio

The 3 Biggest Myths Martial Arts Students are Often Taught

1) Myth: Size and strength don't matter, technique is all that matters.

Reality: Of course they do. I will agree that technique and skill matter more, but some people seem to be under the insane myth that size and strength advantages don't matter if your opponent is more skilled than you. After all, if this were true, then martial artists would be able to beat bears or tigers, and no one is dumb enough to believe they could.

2) Myth: The harder and more difficult the technique is, the better it is.

Reality: The simplest techniques (front kick to the groin, jab-cross combo to the face, etc.) are often the best. To quote Bruce Lee "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times."

3) Myth: Most fights go to the ground.

Reality: No, the guy who gets knocked out usually falls to the ground, but no, most fights do not end up being ground fights. This seems to be a common myth among ground fighting martial arts like BJJ (not that I'm bashing BJJ, I'm just saying that they sometimes perpetuate this myth). Most fights start standing and continue that way until someone gets knocked out, this whole "most fights go the ground" saying is just ridiculous.

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#210 Posted by LeeM724 (643 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrmonster: I agree with all of those statements, but I thought most people agreed that most fights end up in a clinch and then maybe on the ground from there if they go on for long enough?

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#212 Posted by LeeM724 (643 posts) - - Show Bio

@jagernutt: Uh no I haven't, what is a gear brawl?

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#213 Posted by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

Honestly, who knows the statistics when it comes to untrained people? It honestly doesn't matter if most street fights end up standing or on the ground.

Against a skilled opponent, they're going to keep poking at you until they find a hole in your game. If your jiujitsu or wrestling sucks, they're just going to the ground an exploit it. That alone should be incentive enough to work on grappling.

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#214 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio
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Not specifically martial arts related, but worth watching and thinking about nonetheless.

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#215 Edited by Agito3 (30 posts) - - Show Bio

https://youtu.be/_5KBnA-2NBg

Thirsty? How bout some wa-ta!

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#216 Posted by Jexsu (1294 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, I know, I know... Scott Adkins would kick Bruce Lee's ass. You don't have to remind me.

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#217 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio
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If you love martial arts, I'd highly recommend watching Karate Combat, it's so good.

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#218 Posted by LeeM724 (643 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrmonster: imo it's really not that good. The whole "no short hook and no low kick" rule kinda sucks. I mean any boxer with a good left hook would be considered the greatest karateka of all time if they entered this. Plus the ground and pound rule and pit is just awkward.

Kudo is a better version of full contact Karate.

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#219 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrmonster: imo it's really good. The whole "no short hook and no low kick" rule is great. I mean any boxer with a good left hook would get his ass kicked by a karateka if they entered this. Plus the ground and pound rule and pit Runs really smooth..

Kudo is crap compared to this version of full contact Karate.

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#220 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio
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Interesting piece of advice from a sports psychologist. Obviously you shouldn't make this a regular habit, but as something you do a few times a year, maybe when you're training for a tournament, this might be good.

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#221 Posted by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

Oldie but a goodie.

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#222 Posted by RikuYamaha (1514 posts) - - Show Bio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvmKGyNnZ5U

i like this one.

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#223 Posted by The_Thereminist (381 posts) - - Show Bio

Could someone tell me if securing someones wrist or hand & throwing 100% of ones body weight into the back of the elbow in order to break it outright rather than attempting a submission hold legal in the ufc or any other MMA venue?

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#224 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio
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#225 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone else seen the YouTube ads for "Modern Barbarian" aka the most clearly bullshit self defense program ever.

https://the.modernbarbarian.com/cfg

https://alphanation.com/combat-fighter/will/written/

"Discover The Simple Fighting System That Makes Victory Against ANY Attacker As Natural And Automatic As Sneezing!"

"Become a Capable Fighter in Hours (Instead of Years!)"

Seriously, this sounds more like an informerical than a martial arts program.

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#226 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone else seen the YouTube ads for "Modern Barbarian" aka the most clearly bullshit self defense program ever.

https://the.modernbarbarian.com/cfg

https://alphanation.com/combat-fighter/will/written/

"Discover The Simple Fighting System That Makes Victory Against ANY Attacker As Natural And Automatic As Sneezing!"

"Become a Capable Fighter in Hours (Instead of Years!)"

Seriously, this sounds more like an informerical than a martial arts program.

I couldn't get through that video, that dude talks too much. Just get to the freaking point. Anyway good self defense really is pretty straight forward but people who can't use Karate effectively in a street fight just can't fight period. I think this guys full of it & selling bullshit.

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#227 Edited by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrmonster: Lawl, that dude is legit. He can put anyone to sleep with his long speeches.

Thank god there's a version of this that you can read. So he calls his friend Todd "ex-military". I think that tells us all we need to know.

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#228 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

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@mrmonster: Lawl, that dude is legit. He can put anyone to sleep with his long speeches.

How far through that video did you get? I stopped when he started talking about fender benders.

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#229 Edited by jagernutt (16706 posts) - - Show Bio

@alavanka said:

@mrmonster: Lawl, that dude is legit. He can put anyone to sleep with his long speeches.

How far through that video did you get? I stopped when he started talking about fender benders.

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#230 Posted by mrmonster (15605 posts) - - Show Bio

@alavanka: My personal favorite part is when he said that he's a top level special forces agent, so top level that he can't give us his real name. Huh, how convenient that he's unable to let us know who he really is. It's almost as if giving us his real name could expose him for the fraud he is.

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#231 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

Just hit someone between the eyes on the nasal bridge with a one knuckle punch & boom fights over, yeah you'll probably break your finger but which is worse, your broken finger or their broken face?

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#232 Posted by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

@alavanka said:

@mrmonster: Lawl, that dude is legit. He can put anyone to sleep with his long speeches.

How far through that video did you get? I stopped when he started talking about fender benders.

I got bored like 20 secs in. There's a button on the bottom that gives you a text version.

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#233 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio
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#235 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio

@jagernutt: @dr_shenanigans:

JCVD is the best martial artist and fighter that ever lived and there are no universes where he is not.

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#236 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio
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#238 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio

@dr_shenanigans:

If the hell universe was entirely made up of all the Jet Li incarnations; The weakest version of JCVD would be on top of the zigaraught saying "You are all my bitches!" And kicking the shit out of all of them.

When he finally gets to The One he does a double spinning jumping splits hook kick that hits The One three times and knocks him down the stairs onto the pile of Jet Li's

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#239 Edited by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

So much of this is lost on me. Only like 50% of these motions make any sense to me but I must master Baji.

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EDIT: Okay It makes sense when this guy does it.

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#240 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio
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#241 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

@dr_shenanigans:

Interesting

I like the explosive bits

Some of those looked like it could've knocked a man clean off his feet.

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#242 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio
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#243 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

@dr_shenanigans:

I'm focused on what the legs/stances are doing.

What you need to pay attention to is how he turns his hips when he strikes, it's all in the hips.

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#244 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6305 posts) - - Show Bio
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#245 Posted by Alavanka (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone seen the new pics of McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi? Hilarious.

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#246 Posted by Dr_Shenanigans (536 posts) - - Show Bio

O-T Mods!!! Which of these is the real official martial arts thread to post in?

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#248 Posted by jagernutt (16706 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo:

🤔 Did something weird happen today?

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