FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 32 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
LeroyCFischer, JadeKing, Beefcake, WesJones, simonajones111
22933 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
charlie 2
futsaowingchun 2
Matakiant 1
William_Bent 1
simonajones111 1
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
New Topics
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
MA style video library
by
03/22/06 03:18 PM
Recent Posts
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
MA style video library
by charlie
11/11/14 04:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/29/14 10:01 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
Forum Stats
22933 Members
36 Forums
35589 Topics
432521 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
#417465 - 03/22/09 04:50 PM Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts.
SifuHax Offline
Member

Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 84
Loc: Westfield, New Jersey
I'm bored. Does anyone have and killer vids on Kung Fu dominating in a real style fight? UFC vids would be the dopest.

Top
#417466 - 03/22/09 09:15 PM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
Prolific

Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
_________________________
"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

Top
#417467 - 03/23/09 01:09 AM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: MattJ]
SifuHax Offline
Member

Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 84
Loc: Westfield, New Jersey

Top
#417468 - 03/23/09 05:13 AM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
BrianS Offline
Higher rank than you
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 5959
Loc: Northwest Arkansas
Often times when I'm fighting street thugs and I'm losing, using TKD or karate, I simply switch to kung-fu and completely destroy a whole group of people.
_________________________
The2nd ammendment, it makes all the others possible. <///<




Top
#417469 - 03/23/09 12:42 PM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: BrianS]
butterfly Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 3012
Loc: Torrance, CA
Brian,

Now that's funny!

Top
#417470 - 03/23/09 02:02 PM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
ShikataGaNai Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/27/05
Posts: 1163
Loc: Bellingham, WA

Top
#417471 - 03/23/09 11:11 PM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: ShikataGaNai]
SifuHax Offline
Member

Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 84
Loc: Westfield, New Jersey
There's some really good Wing Chun in this clip. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4N4aGMDOXQ

It is very hard to find any wushu in UFC type fights. Why is that? I feel that the art I'm studying from the way my sifus teach would completely dominate in the ring. Why isn't kung fu very prominent or popular in mma.

Here's a fun one to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSiRoUt2huA&feature=related

I think this is my favourite one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlRPDhuX1DY
_________________________
I am no sifu.

Top
#417472 - 03/24/09 03:32 AM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
BrianS Offline
Higher rank than you
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 5959
Loc: Northwest Arkansas
Oh, brother! This is going to be fun... and easy.

Quote:

It is very hard to find any wushu in UFC type fights. Why is that? I feel that the art I'm studying from the way my sifus teach would completely dominate in the ring. Why isn't kung fu very prominent or popular in mma.





Yes, it would completely dominate!! That's why ALL the ufc champions are well versed in wushu kung-fu. They just keep it a secret because they hold your sifu so near and dear. Wushu is their base art, but don't tell anybody.

OR!!!!

You are quite deluded if you don't believe a pure wushu stylist would be completely destroyed inside the first minute by your average mma guy.
_________________________
The2nd ammendment, it makes all the others possible. <///<




Top
#417473 - 03/24/09 07:28 AM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
Prolific

Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Hax -

The majority of wushu that I have seen is practiced for form, and the sparring they do is generally not MMA-style. If you haven't done MMA-type sparring, it may be difficult to understand why single styles don't work very well against MMA - but they don't.

If you watched the Jason Delucia vids, he got pwned by Royce Gracie. Twice. You have to train for all ranges!
_________________________
"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

Top
#417474 - 03/24/09 01:45 PM Re: Kung Fu destroying in MMA bouts. [Re: SifuHax]
ShikataGaNai Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/27/05
Posts: 1163
Loc: Bellingham, WA
Kung fu just isn't for sport fighting. It's not even very good for street fighting/SD, unless you're very good at it, which takes years - which most people don't put in.
YouTube is a hotbed of mediocrity at best, so I wouldn't go looking for too much quality there. There is some, but there's so much crap you can't be too sure what you're looking at if you're inexperienced. Plus, you have to deal with a lot of uninformed/stupid opinions that may subtly affect your judgement of a style, performance, demo or fight.
Don't worry about kung fu 'pwning it'. If the style is right for you and you get what you need from it, keep it up. If you spend your time worrying about the credibility of your school, style etc. you're probably in the wrong place.
If you need to feel tough, just go box with someone. Nothing like a few shots to the dome to get your ego in the right place
But seriously man, don't concern yourself with finding evidence that 'kung fu works' or 'rules' or 'kicks a$$'. It only does if you do.

Top
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >


Moderator:  Cord, Gavin, JasonM, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga