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#317708 - 09/01/08 06:22 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Aaron_Newsome]
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Registered: 08/02/08
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Give total effort even if you do look silly. You'll destroy that large ego and you'll refine the technique over time. Two birds with one stone.
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#317709 - 09/02/08 04:26 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Yugen83]
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Be polite. I didn't read all six pages so if this is a repeat my apologies.
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#317710 - 09/05/08 10:20 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Yugen83]
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Quote:

Give total effort even if you do look silly. You'll destroy that large ego and you'll refine the technique over time. Two birds with one stone.




its a bit like me trying to dance really

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#317711 - 10/21/08 03:56 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: TheCrab]
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Hmmm...number one rule of martial arts...well, to my experience and knowledge...

...control what those around you know to the best of your ability. Do not appear trained out of battle, only confident. Do not appear adept inside of battle, so long as you are. A fighter who can make an opponent see gaps and mistakes where they simply do not exist will recieve more openings than one who shows his full ability.

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#317712 - 10/28/08 02:49 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Forsaken1]
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If you must fight, engage in unrestrained violence of action with intent to inflict maximum harm; but if you must fight, you have already lost.


Edited by Kope (10/28/08 02:50 PM)

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#317713 - 11/17/08 11:14 AM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Taison]
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Dont die on me

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#317714 - 11/23/08 05:07 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Xaith]
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-Get beaten or tapped out on a regular basis (during training!). It keeps you honest.

-If you're not getting beaten or tapped out regularly, find a place where you will.

-Always remember that, no matter how hard you train, all it takes is a coward with a gun to beat you.

--Chris


Edited by Ames (11/23/08 05:10 PM)
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#317715 - 12/08/08 01:37 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Ames]
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everybody underestimates the kick in the groin
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#317716 - 12/08/08 01:52 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: Ilove2Hit]
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everybody overestimates the kick to the groin




Fixed that for you.
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#317717 - 01/30/09 03:43 PM Re: The number one rule(s) of Martial Arts... [Re: MattJ]
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During drills that involve contact, remember that it's your partner's turn next.
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