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#292650 - 10/13/06 07:09 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Rumble]
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Rumble

That is what you get when you take fighting advice from an actor
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#292651 - 10/13/06 07:25 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: cxt]
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Whoa whoa whoa. Below the belt there buddy.
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#292652 - 10/13/06 08:45 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: BrianS]
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IMO I dont believe in Kata or forms. In kata and forms there is too much memorization and thinking of set patterns and routines that lead no where but in actual fighting combat you dont think or follow set patterns you REACT to the unexpected. Or like Bruce Lee says dont think FEEL.lol




Kata does exist.




Yeah I know it does exist just like chi but what I meant is that I dont believe in training in it as it has little to no benefits in actual combat.
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#292653 - 10/13/06 08:55 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Rumble]
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Oh no. you mentioned Chi on a RBSD forum. Not going to go over well.
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#292654 - 10/13/06 09:06 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Chen Zen]
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Oh no. you mentioned Chi on a RBSD forum. Not going to go over well.


Im just playing with Jkogas as he mentioned chi first lol.....
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#292655 - 10/13/06 09:11 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Rumble]
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Poor Poor Rumble. I know, but now he is probably going to obliterate you. Sorry. you wil be missed.
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#292656 - 10/13/06 09:21 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Chen Zen]
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Poor Poor Rumble. I know, but now he is probably going to obliterate you. Sorry. you wil be missed.




lol hahahahahaha he cant obliterate me because I have the power of CHI
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#292657 - 10/13/06 11:21 PM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Rumble]
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He can't. I can.


NVA Termination Executed 10:25

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#292658 - 10/14/06 12:16 AM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: Rumble]
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IMO I dont believe in Kata or forms. In kata and forms there is too much memorization and thinking of set patterns and routines that lead no where but in actual fighting combat you dont think or follow set patterns you REACT to the unexpected. Or like Bruce Lee says dont think FEEL.lol




Kata does exist.




Yeah I know it does exist just like chi but what I meant is that I dont believe in training in it as it has little to no benefits in actual combat.




Have you trained a Kata? with some of the correct kata application?
So a kick to the thigh practiced as an application in kata that would do as much damage as a well placed kick to the thigh found in MMA's isnt combat?
Do you know which kata it is in?


Chi isnt I believe part of the discussion?

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#292659 - 10/14/06 10:10 AM Re: Chen Destroys the kata myth [Re: butterfly]
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Hello Butterfly:

<<"I pass gas on both sides of the wall, but am still above it..."

(Definately am part of that group)

Jeff


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