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#424987 - 02/14/10 01:19 PM Re: Kenpo (Ed Parker's...) [Re: Prizewriter]
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I went through the same thing, it's more ritual then anything dangerous. I've been hit much harder in sparring then the push kick I got at promotion.

I'm not saying it was any fun, but it's not bad enough to put you down for more the a second.
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#426307 - 04/03/10 01:17 PM Re: Kenpo (Ed Parker's...) [Re: Kimo2007]
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Ha, I just found a pic of me getting my very first "pain of birth" strike as I got promoted to yellow belt, way back on November 26 1984:

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#426309 - 04/03/10 02:36 PM Re: Kenpo (Ed Parker's...) [Re: MattJ]
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Anyone who did karate before the Karate Kid movie came out is an OG.

Matts an OG Grand Masta War Lord
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