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 (), 42 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Beefcake, WesJones, simonajones111, BUJU, Pilsungkarate
22931 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 2
charlie 2
simonajones111 1
GojuRyuboy13 1
harlan 1
November
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
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
Judo 2014 World Championships Juniors: The Gallery
by ergees
10/25/14 04:53 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
MA style video library
by
03/22/06 03:18 PM
Recent Posts
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
MA style video library
by charlie
11/11/14 04:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/29/14 10:01 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
Judo 2014 World Championships Juniors: The Gallery
by ergees
10/25/14 04:53 PM
Forum Stats
22931 Members
36 Forums
35588 Topics
432519 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#131062 - 12/08/04 09:05 AM Something that changed my approach to fighting
Anonymous
Unregistered


In my first 6 months of kickboxing, I often thought of testing my skills - getting into fights to see if I could beat other people. I once told my trainer about this, and he said that even for him (he was the kickboxing champion of Moscow and 2nd place in Russia before he stopped competing) it makes no sense to pick fights. You never know how well-trained or equipped the other guy will be - he might have a gun, knife, or anything else. Thinking about that changed my whole outlook on fighting and I never even consider using physical force unless it is really required anymore.

Top
#131063 - 12/13/04 09:21 PM Re: Something that changed my approach to fighting
Anonymous
Unregistered


way to go! I am glad u took the advice of your elder. You now now a part of what MA IS ABOUT. Used as a last resort.

Peace Julayne

Top
#131064 - 12/14/04 11:26 PM Re: Something that changed my approach to fighting
Chang Wufei Offline
Member

Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 358
Loc: Spokane, WA
Same here. I like to think of martial arts, in a way, like a gun, you don't want to have to use it, but it's good to know it's there.

Top
#131065 - 12/16/04 12:15 PM Re: Something that changed my approach to fighting
c_maj7th Offline
Member

Registered: 10/13/03
Posts: 127
Loc: Indiana
My instructor always said that,if you have a healthy mental outlook,then the more you learn about the martial arts the more you will abhore violence.I have found that to be true.Good techniques fascinate me and yet they sicken me when I realize what could be done to another human being.What did the guy in Spiderman say?"with great power comes great responsibility"
Keep up the good work!
c

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