FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
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.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 132 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
PineappleDeficie, ItzikCohen, SwordFan72, Astyanaz, Ndn
23118 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
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
Recent Posts
Forum Stats
23118 Members
36 Forums
35677 Topics
432714 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#145911 - 05/22/05 03:48 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: OperationSkinnyNinja]
kusojiji Offline

Registered: 09/28/03
Posts: 648
Loc: kokokokokoko
Growing up with two older brothers who were great was necessary for survival!
Optional signature you may use to appear at bottom of your posts. Note: The Signature feature is currently not enabled by this bulletin board's administrator. You may use UBB Code in this field, but not HTML. The UBB Code Image tag is not permitted, however.

#145912 - 05/24/05 04:54 AM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: kusojiji]
Celebrian Offline

Registered: 04/15/05
Posts: 59
Loc: QLD Australia
my sister was the first in my family to study martial arts, and im the second. so its kind of a new tradition too ^^
be happy

#145913 - 05/24/05 12:52 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: OperationSkinnyNinja]
Foolsgold Offline

Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 1635
Loc: South Lyon, MI, USA
I'm the first. Nobody who was in any wars, no former soldiers in my family, I don't even think any of my extended family have ever been in any fights. Holy crap! Now that I think about it, what was I thinking?

I think my grandpa was involved in some police action. Other than that, I suppose we're all just lucky. Or wusses.
Soy stupido, pero soy guapo!

#145914 - 05/24/05 03:24 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: Foolsgold]
Kintama Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/17/05
Posts: 2724
Loc: Massachusetts
as far as I know (from 1830's), I'm the first in the family to have practiced MA. War is very much in my history however. Three generations of fatherless sons due to killed in action during war soon after the birth of the next gen. I stopped that trend by being lucky enough to serve during a cold war (my time was done just before the persian gulf business).

I'm carrying on the enthusiasm for MA to my kids...who knows if it will remain part of their lives-that is their decision.

#145915 - 05/24/05 09:52 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: Inuyasha]
Carbone Offline

Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 161
Loc: New York
Father does Shotokan, Keyoko-shin-kai-kin (dont know how to spell, its filipino) and shoenru

#145916 - 05/25/05 02:57 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: Carbone]
shorin-ji Offline

Registered: 02/15/05
Posts: 146
Loc: victoria, b.c, canada
i am the first to actually commit to martial arts (my dad did maby a year of judo if that) the only other person might be my grandpa who did boxing for a while and someone else in my extended family (havent ever met him) was a golden gloves champion.

#145917 - 06/09/05 06:02 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: shorin-ji]
kagemusha Offline

Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 12
My granfather is a karate black belt, and has some training(although i dont know how much)in judo, jiu-jitsu and aikido(but he doesn't train any MA nowadays) my mother and father met each other for the first time in a karate class.
My uncle has some training in some MA, but I don't know which one, and he doesn't train anymore.
I train with the same sensei that taught Karate for my mother and for my grandfather(oldest and strongest man i know)

#145918 - 06/10/05 01:05 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: OperationSkinnyNinja]
Ironfoot Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 06/10/04
Posts: 2682
Loc: St. Clair Shores, MI USA
Hey! I was in Vietnam, and I can kick high.

My uncle was a BB (TKD, in the 50s) and my great-uncle knew savate. My father was in the 101st Airborne in WWII, and was taught a little Yawara. First time I came across that term was a few years ago; it's a precursor to jiu-jitsu. He was awfully good at hitting pressure points.

#145919 - 06/11/05 08:00 PM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: Ironfoot]
yamig Offline

Registered: 06/05/05
Posts: 52
Loc: Conyers, GA
I'm the first one in my family to take a martial art. (tae kwon do)

My dad did have a respect for martial arts, though, as well as physical conditioning.

#145920 - 06/12/05 05:36 AM Re: Martial Arts Family? [Re: yamig]
Cord Offline

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
My dad was in the Navy, and saw action in the last 2 years of WWII! He also boxed for the Navy. From there he joined the Metropolitan Police and Transferred to the Royal Hong Kong Force, where he served for 25 years. During this time he says he never felt compelled to learn a Chinese MA as he was armed
I am the first in my family to learn eastern MA but my Mum and Dad have always been incredibly supportive.(they bought me a Paul Chen Katana as a joint birthday/celebrate the passing of my first Grading present last year!)
My Dad is 77 this year, still does 20 mins with a bullworker every morning, trains on the heavy bag with me when I visit, and just took delivery of his new KTM Super Duke 900cc sports bike!!
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'

Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >

Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, McSensei, Reiki 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!


Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga