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#170619 - 07/23/05 06:16 PM You have to be pretty talented to do this....
Christie Offline
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Registered: 07/12/05
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Loc: Waterloo, ON
I KO'd myself today. It's one thing to knock somebody else out but you have to be pretty talented to knock yourself out. We were sparring in class and I went to do a right leg cresant kick, left leg round kick then a right leg back kick but as I was coming around on the back kick a wave of pain went through my body from the muscle in my lower back I pulled doing who knows what last week. I coupled over but as I did the person was coming around with a round kick so my face hit their knee on the way down. I was only out for a few seconds but I felt pretty silly when I came to.

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#170620 - 07/23/05 06:33 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
muaythaiguy Offline
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Registered: 06/26/05
Posts: 108
Loc: Michigan, USA
using a floor to ceiling speed bag, I went for a hook, but ended up hugging the bag as it made severe physical contact with my face. It seems that I drop my left guard too much.

Moral: Don't drop your guard, and if you want to hug a floor to ceiling speed bag, wait til it stops. Also, headbutts don't work if you try using your eye.
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#170621 - 07/23/05 08:26 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
Crash Offline
Buckle up!

Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 627
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Ouch!

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#170622 - 07/23/05 10:59 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
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Take it easy on yourself,I'm one of the biggest klutzes ever!
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#170623 - 07/23/05 11:32 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: SANCHIN31]
Christie Offline
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using a floor to ceiling speed bag, I went for a hook, but ended up hugging the bag as it made severe physical contact with my face.




I was using your regualr hanging punching bag at Tae Kwon Do and we were doing side kicks. I ended up with the light bag so every time I'd hit it, it would swing right back. Right after doing a side kick the instructor came over and asked me to do it again. I got distacted by that and neglected to realize that what goes up must come down. The bag swong back and knocked me to the ground.

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It seems that I drop my left guard too much.




Bet that was a lesson well learned

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if you want to hug a floor to ceiling speed bag, wait til it stops. Also, headbutts don't work if you try using your eye.




I'll make sure to keep that in mind

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Ouch!




Very much so, however I was more embarresed then I was anything else until I got home and actually felt the headache

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Take it easy on yourself,I'm one of the biggest klutzes ever!




Me too!! But I am also a klutz who thinks she's superwomen. I never did go to the clinc to see if I had a concussion after knocking myself out. I've been ignoring the pulled muscle in my back. You know how I broke my ankle? I tripped in a hole, thats right, just tripped in a hole. I don't have any interesting sparring story to tell I get to tell everybody that I tripped in a hole I didn't see. And after I did it I was fully prepared to just get on a streetcar and go home. Figured I could just walk it off. That attitude cost me two surgeries.

You would think I would learn by now I am not made of steal and drop the "it won't happen to me" and "it'll go away on it's own" attitude.

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#170624 - 07/24/05 03:11 AM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
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Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 4117
Loc: California
This reminds me of that "owned by physics" vid we saw going around a while ago.

I must admit, KOing yourself is quite a rare talent. Try not to use it too often.
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#170625 - 07/24/05 09:55 AM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
Intrepidinv1 Offline
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Registered: 04/20/05
Posts: 308
Loc: NC, USA
Christie,

Don't feel to bad about this. I once sprayed myself with pepper spray while trying to escort someone out of a bar fight. I was doing a wrist lock and turned the cannister toward myself and accidentally sprayed myself directly in the face.

In another incident a friend of mine knocked out another police officer with a flash light while trying to break up a fight using a restraint hold.

Sh** happens! Hang in there.

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#170626 - 07/24/05 12:47 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Christie]
Cord Offline
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Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
I sliced my thumb to the bone drawing my katana in class- not a knock out but christ it was painfull, and created a blood soaked Gi- very 'Shogun assassin'
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#170627 - 07/24/05 03:39 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Cord]
Bushi_no_ki Offline
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Registered: 05/03/05
Posts: 1667
Loc: POM, Monterey CA
Trying to be a smarta$$ showoff, I was trying to knock over a Wavemaster with stepping through spinning back kicks, when I planted right into the bag as it was on its way back, and knocked myself flat on my back. Boy did I feel silly.

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#170628 - 07/24/05 07:25 PM Re: You have to be pretty talented to do this.... [Re: Bushi_no_ki]
Ethanael Offline
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Registered: 07/01/05
Posts: 92
I kicked myself in the head once, and it left a bruise.
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