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#346040 - 06/08/07 10:28 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: Ames]
Eregos Offline

Registered: 05/29/07
Posts: 20
Loc: Southern California
I study 1, Tang Soo Do. I wish I could learn another one so I could get ground work, but I don't have enough time and my Dojo only teaches Tang Soo Do.

#346041 - 06/08/07 11:08 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
Saisho Offline
more than just a pretty face

Registered: 06/26/06
Posts: 620
Loc: Dayton, Ohio
I guess I am like many of the posters here. I started off with Okinawan Karate and still study it. In the past 20 years, I have studied 3 other arts extensively (Praying Mantis Gung-Fu, Kali and Silat).

While I do not currently train under an instructor of the other 3 arts, my focus for the last 10+ years has been to relate all other training to my Karate and find the commonalities.
Tony Partlow Shogen-Ryu Karate-Do Minamoto Shibu Dojo

#346042 - 06/09/07 02:33 AM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
Hapkid0ist Offline

Registered: 09/20/05
Posts: 125
Loc: Hollyhood, Ca.
I have my base art which I have attained my highest rank, but but being a military brat, I had the opportunity to train in various arts. I have trained in American Style Boxing, American Style Wrestling, Kajukenbo, Japanese Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu jitsu, Wing Chun, Okinowan Shorin Ryu, Monkey Kung Fu, Judo/Yudo, and 3 different styles of Hapkido. To date Hapkido is my favorite.
D.W. McCullar, Hapkido
I.H.K.A./I.H.M.U.Ca. Chief Instructor, 5th Dan

#346043 - 06/09/07 05:44 AM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
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Registered: 07/22/04
Posts: 2510
Loc: UK
Two, TKD and Judo and loving it.

Who put 4 or more? That sounds like a full time job to me!

#346044 - 06/09/07 08:33 AM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
iaibear Offline

Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 1304
Loc: upstate New York
Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido and Aikido

#346045 - 06/11/07 05:30 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: Ames]
formless Offline

Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 72
i count four, boxing, kickboxing, muay thai and kenpo.
Serve no master.

#346046 - 06/11/07 05:39 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: Ames]
SeanIce187 Offline

Registered: 06/10/07
Posts: 7
Loc: Virginia Beach VA, United Stat...
well i study 3 all the time but i am open to trying new styles ill try them if i like it i stick with it if i dont i look for something else
Shorin Ryu Kempo Tae Kwon Do Wrestling BJJ Krav Maga

#346047 - 06/11/07 06:06 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
MattJ Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Interesting results so far. Nearly 70% as of this moment practice more than one style. I thought that would be much lower.

I guess I'm just lazy!
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

#346048 - 06/11/07 06:14 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: MattJ]
Dereck Offline

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 10416
Loc: Great White North
Not lazy, just some of us never had the opportunity like you did Matt where they learned other martial arts prior and then have progressed through them and have settled on one specific.

I got lucky in choosing my a school that does many but the main focus is TKD/BJJ. Plus I and a handful of others train BJJ separate and go to another school to train to further these skills. If I had to choose today what I'd train for a martial art there is no doubt it would be BJJ. However I've gone almost 5 years in TKD and would like to continue on with it as well.

#346049 - 06/11/07 06:24 PM Re: How many arts do you study? [Re: harlan]
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Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
I dont 'study' anything at the moment. Savate is what I have done most consistently, but I have come to accept my nomadic dillitant status in MA. Karate, taijutsu, JKD, FMA, Sombo, i have dabled in all to a greater or lesser degree. i think I just have a short attention- ooh! a butterfly!!! *Cord skips off through the sunny fields*
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'

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