FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 19 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
pinklady, EnormousLin, NicodemusGrace, tkitt, GGomez
23061 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 4
bassaiguy 1
Dereck 1
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
New Topics
How to train a solid punch
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:34 AM
Wing Chun's Chain Punching
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:30 AM
Wooden Dummy 1st Section details..
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:26 AM
The Guillotine
by futsaowingchun
04/24/16 12:01 PM
Anyone here?
by roninofGa
04/17/16 04:47 AM
New Association?
by bassaiguy
09/10/15 02:06 PM
Recent Posts
How to train a solid punch
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:34 AM
Wing Chun's Chain Punching
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:30 AM
Wooden Dummy 1st Section details..
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:26 AM
The Guillotine
by futsaowingchun
09/24/16 01:20 AM
Anyone here?
by Dereck
09/19/16 01:01 PM
New Association?
by bassaiguy
09/15/16 11:46 AM
Forum Stats
23061 Members
36 Forums
35658 Topics
432657 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#128444 - 01/25/05 06:09 AM help choosing
Anonymous
Unregistered


what is the most street effective MA?

Top
#128445 - 01/25/05 01:00 PM Re: help choosing
senseilou Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 10/14/02
Posts: 2082
Loc: Glendale, Az.
Smith & Wesson 45 Ryu!!!!

Top
#128446 - 01/25/05 03:11 PM Re: help choosing
Anonymous
Unregistered


Anytime you ask this question you will get a million answers. I don't belive that there is absolute answer to this question. To be honest, any martial art takes quite a bit of time and training before it would be practical to use for self-defense. If you are worried about your safety I would suggest a basic self-defense course. These courses teach a few simple techniques that are designed to get you out of trouble and allow you time to get to safety. For most people this is more practical then joining a dojo. But, if you are looking to start in a martial art and you want one that is effective. I would encourage you to visit several different schools, and ask the instuctors a lot of questions. Ask them what their focus is (competition, self defense, fitness?) Once you choose a martial art find out about the instuctors certifications. Ask them what organizations they are affilated with and then check out thoses organizations. Make sure they have been around for a while, if they are new, find out who the founder is and what his backround consists of. Good luck

Luke D

Top
#128447 - 01/25/05 04:55 PM Re: help choosing
Anonymous
Unregistered


C'mon senseilou, you're not being very helpful [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]

What about multiple attackers?
Perhaps an Uzi would be more effective? [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]

Seriously zapper,....have a look at most of the other threads in this forum. This thread and other variations on the theme have been done to death.

Besides, streets don't attack people...so frankly I don't know what MA would be effective on bitumen. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]

Top


Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga