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#336650 - 08/05/05 10:53 PM Matt Furey
shortoption Offline

Registered: 08/05/05
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Hi all, I'm new here. Anyone here ever use or know Matt Furey's stretching method? If so, did it work well for you?


#336651 - 08/06/05 12:26 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: shortoption]
mma Offline

Registered: 05/23/05
Posts: 50
Matt Furey is a fraud. Don't waste your money.

#336652 - 08/06/05 06:30 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: mma]
Ryokan Offline

Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 10
And you have evidence to prove this? I hope you have a good lawyer... this sounds like libel to me.

#336653 - 08/06/05 08:20 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: Ryokan]
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Registered: 11/25/04
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Matt Furey's credentials are very much suspect IMO as well. Whether his system works is a different question that I do not know the answer to.
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#336654 - 08/06/05 09:53 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: MattJ]
Crash Offline
Buckle up!

Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 627
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Believe me, Furey's conditioning stuff is solid, I don't know about his stretching but his conditioning is awsome!
here is a link to the royal court from "Combat Conditioning" which is an awsome bodyweight workout!

the handstand push ups are not part of the Royal Court but are great if you want a challenge.

I also do the magnificent seven which are featured in "Combat Abs"
Even though you only have two arms you can still block with your forearms.

#336655 - 08/07/05 03:26 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: Crash]
mma Offline

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Re-phrase: Matt Furey's "System" is not his system, but rather a bunch of different body weight conditioning methods that he stole from other athletes as well as compiled a bunch of gymnastics conditioning, then he puts his name on it and charges $500+ for it. He's not a martial artist, he's a scam artist. I can go to wrestling practice and do the exercises that he claims he invented, but if you want to pay half a grand just to learn stuff you can learn at your local gymnastics club for a quarter that price, then go right ahead. No one's stopping you.

#336656 - 08/07/05 07:25 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: mma]
Ryokan Offline

Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 10
Hmmm... it's getting from bad to worse. Now you're accusing him of "stealing"....

Have you actually purchased and evaluated his material or are you simply passing on "hearsay"?

#336657 - 08/07/05 02:35 PM Re: Matt Furey [Re: Ryokan]
mma Offline

Registered: 05/23/05
Posts: 50
Dude, I've read alot of his stuff including his "combat conditioning." He didn't invent that stuff, or dig up any "ancient conditioning secrets." Those are alot of conditioning exercises used to train gymnasts, wrestlers, and the military. Believe me, they didn't get it from Matt Furey.

#336658 - 08/08/05 02:29 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: mma]
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Registered: 04/12/05
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Loc: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Mr. mma if you actually took time to read the books you'd realise that Matt Furey is not claiming to have inveted any of this, he states it as a compilation of different exercises that he has used. Some of these he learned from Karl Gotch.

I am not here to profess that Matt Furey is the be all and end all, however from the exercises I have used, I must say they work.
The greatest learning and understanding is found in hardship.

#336659 - 08/08/05 11:22 AM Re: Matt Furey [Re: imcrazy]
tomh777 Offline

Registered: 01/28/05
Posts: 114
Loc: Metro Detroit
Ah...yet another post dedicated to the ever controversial Matt Furey...Since Combat Conditioning is the mainstay of my conditioning routine I'll throw in my 2 cents...

Are Mr. Fureys credentials suspect?...
I don't know and I don't care because Combat Conditioning has done wonders for me.

Is Mr. Furey an evil self promoting capitalist pig snake oil salesman?..
Once again...I don't know and I don't care because Combat Conditioning has done wonders for me.

Was spending $30 just to learn 3 exercises that I basically already knew worth it?.. guessed it...Combat Conditioning has done wonders for me.

Humanity is full of all kinds of presidents, preachers, teachers, leaders, etc., that were morally bankrupt in some form or another yet they still did very good things for society. Consequently, because I like the product of Combat Conditoning I will continue to use it and recommend it to other people.

As far as Mr. Fureys character...I just don't care. Combat Conditioning has done wonders for me.


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