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 (), 31 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
BUJU, Pilsungkarate, ALF, old1, Leonar
22928 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 3
Ronin1966 3
ergees 2
AndyLA 1
Victor Smith 1
October
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 31
New Topics
Judo 2014 World Championships Juniors: The Gallery
by ergees
Today at 04:53 PM
The Classic Pak Sao drill
by futsaowingchun
10/20/14 10:32 AM
wing chun kicks and knees
by futsaowingchun
10/09/14 12:55 AM
2014 European Championships Juniors: the Gallery
by ergees
10/05/14 10:56 AM
Tan,Bong,Fuk & Wu Sao
by futsaowingchun
09/30/14 12:10 AM
Living a full life violence free...
by GojuRyuboy13
09/25/14 08:50 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Bartfast
08/05/14 04:18 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Leo's Judo Journal
by Leo_E_49
01/24/12 02:58 AM
** Introduce Yourself! **
by
05/13/07 08:02 AM
Recent Posts
Judo 2014 World Championships Juniors: The Gallery
by ergees
Today at 04:53 PM
Living a full life violence free...
by GojuRyuboy13
10/22/14 07:20 AM
The Classic Pak Sao drill
by futsaowingchun
10/20/14 10:32 AM
Leo's Judo Journal
by swordy
10/11/14 09:21 AM
The Karate punch
by Ronin1966
10/09/14 03:16 PM
wing chun kicks and knees
by futsaowingchun
10/09/14 12:55 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Ronin1966
10/08/14 09:22 PM
2014 European Championships Juniors: the Gallery
by ergees
10/05/14 10:56 AM
** Introduce Yourself! **
by AndyLA
10/04/14 10:20 AM
Tan,Bong,Fuk & Wu Sao
by futsaowingchun
09/30/14 12:10 AM
Forum Stats
22928 Members
36 Forums
35583 Topics
432511 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#130928 - 11/01/04 07:24 PM my best friends fight
Anonymous
Unregistered


my best friend chris is one grade higher than me and it was last year when another boy walked by him and called his mom a bitch. chris turned around and tapped brandon (the other boy) on the shoulder and said i heard that. brandon turned around and punched chris twice in the nose, making it bleed. chris takes off his jacket calmly and throws it on the ground. brandon is already running down the hallway but chris catches up easily and tackles him. chris gets im in a headlock and trips him, forcing him to get on both kmnees constantly punching brandon in the head. thats not why i wrote the story though. i wrote it because im mad. chris and i listen to metal and all that so we wear all the spikes and boots and black. spiky hair the whole shabang. anyway what pisses me off is that everyone said that the only reasion chris won the fight is because he used razors and spikes when brtandon wasnt even bleeding! and to top it all off, chris wasnt wearing any spikes or anything that day because he had history and ms dirden hates it when he wears that. but thats a different story...

Top
#130929 - 11/01/04 09:16 PM Re: my best friends fight
Victor Smith Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 06/01/00
Posts: 3220
Loc: Derry, NH
ckd,

What do you think the lesson was in your story, not that you are frustrated because people didn't understand?

The problem with responding with violence in kind is it feeds on itself. I can undestand your friend not liking someone calling his mother a bad name, but when he touched his friend, that legally constitues assault, and in turn the person struck him back.

Nothing of this is justified, neither name calling, invading someone's space, or counter-attacking.

But when your friend lost control and then took it upon himself to run after the other person, he also legally became the aggressor when he laid into him.

So people don't see the whole story and respond with their perceptions, right or wrong, because they only saw the final attack.

The issue isn't people's thoughts about your friend.

The issue is about the use of violence and each use stepping up the power.

At some point the law could get involved, and normally when they do so, they aren't intersted in the lead up details, only what they saw when they arrived. And unfortunately you're friends response does lead to the possiblity of the law dumping on him.

Seeking a better answer, for example not listening to mere words, even downright cruel and nasty ones, only leaves the one uttering them look like a fool, and keeps blood where it belongs.

Revenge is for bad movies, and only hurts everyone in life.

My opinion,

Victor Smith
bushi no te isshinryu

Top
#130930 - 11/04/04 10:29 AM Re: my best friends fight
Anonymous
Unregistered


Master, don't listen to Victor, he doesn't have a fu<king clue what he's talking about; he's just trying to act like he knows all and sees all. The moral of the story is that if your friend truly was wearing all that sh!t , Brandon did what many other people should have done LONG ago, the only difference is that Brandon wasn't trained to finish the job on your fagget friend. If you see Brandon again, shake his hand for me.
PS: You were made a human, maybe in the distant future you will become a dog, but don't start dressing like one until then...fagget

[This message has been edited by 12thdegree (edited 11-04-2004).]

Top


Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, McSensei, Reiki 




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

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga