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#390019 - 04/04/08 02:29 PM Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ?
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I was just wondering if a Folk Style Forum could be considered? A forum for indigenous martial arts that are unique to certain countries and cultures that don't really have a home on FA?

I was thinking it could house anything related to folk styles around the world, such as Capoeira, Sumo, Irish Stick fighting, La Canne... the list could go on.

I suppose I mean that the criteria would be that they aren't practiced widely outside of their specific culture/country.

Any thoughts?
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#390020 - 04/04/08 03:16 PM Re: Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ? [Re: Prizewriter]
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#390021 - 04/04/08 03:19 PM Re: Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ? [Re: MattJ]
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Not to mention DBZ, NTKO, and other home-brew MA.

Besides, I don't think there are enough practioners of those regional MA on this site to warrant having a forum. It wouldn't get much play.
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#390022 - 04/05/08 02:43 AM Re: Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ? [Re: MattJ]
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#390023 - 04/05/08 05:39 PM Re: Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ? [Re: Zach_Zinn]
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That poor kid perhaps, he is not unlike Chokki Motobu was in his youth? Delusions can become reality if persistance continues right ? lol...
Afterall, martial arts started from a thought like everything else.

I like the idea of a folk style forum, but like said.. how much would it be used?

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#390024 - 04/26/08 01:07 PM Re: Folk Styles Forum: Forum for indigenous MA ? [Re: Seiken]
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It might be a good idea for gneral interests. I imagine a lot of people don't necessarily look into places like 'weapons' if thy don't do them but might browse an 'ethnic' forum.
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