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#317628 - 01/24/07 09:55 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Xaith]
Ronin1966 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
Hello:

"Learn to get out of your own way!"
(Learn to do that and everything else is really simple...)

Jeff

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#317629 - 01/24/07 09:58 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Xaith]
Ronin1966 Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
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"The BEST technique.... DO NOT BE THERE!"
(Take the "high road" if possible & avoid the avoidable)

Jeff

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#317630 - 01/25/07 03:01 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Ronin1966]
Gavin Offline
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Registered: 05/11/05
Posts: 2267
Loc: Southend, Essex, UK
My Dad always says the first and last rule of any Martial Art is "Never take your eyes off your opponent!"
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#317631 - 01/25/07 08:17 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Gavin]
McSensei Offline
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Registered: 06/15/05
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I like what I think was Ed Parkers rule...

Never kick a weoman in the testicles!!
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#317632 - 01/25/07 09:24 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Xaith]
TaeKwonBoxer Offline
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Registered: 01/14/07
Posts: 140
HANDS UP
CHIN DOWN
FASTER
FASTER
FASTER

he seems to like speed?
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'Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.'--Sun Tzu

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#317633 - 01/28/07 08:30 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: TaeKwonBoxer]
ButterflyPalm Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
Never under estimate your opponent or over estimate yourself; let him do it.
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I'll rather be happy than right, anytime.

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#317634 - 01/28/07 11:22 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: ButterflyPalm]
Taison Offline
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Quote:

If you managed to land something, follow up with something else and finish up!




Was my master's saying. He always emphasized constant attacks followed with other techniques for example, a throw followed with a lock, or a punch to the rib up-close followed with a throw.

I used to argue with him using my signature statement :P

-Taison out
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I got two fists.. Don't make me use my head as well!

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#317635 - 01/28/07 05:13 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Taison]
Benson Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 5
Loc: USA
"There's a long way between knowing and doing and the road that joins the two is practice."

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#317636 - 01/31/07 02:32 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Benson]
matchhead_jack Offline
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Registered: 01/15/07
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Loc: Jonesboro, Arkansas
High risk, high return"

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#317637 - 01/31/07 02:33 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: matchhead_jack]
MattJ Offline
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Quote:

High risk, high return"




Excellent.
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