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#91639 - 10/19/03 10:01 AM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
judodoc Offline
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Registered: 10/10/03
Posts: 152
Loc: Charlottesville VA USA
Wow you guys are really violent.
I hope you would never really hit people with baseball bats etc.
I have two questions for the group
1) How many of you have been in a fight of any kind or know someone who has been in a fight ? OK almost all of us.
2)How many of you know personally of anyone who has been killed in a fight ? ( Not counting Alex Gong or others known through the occasional headline, and that wasn't a fight in the typical sense)

My point is most altercations are really not life or death struggles so learn Judo to deal effectively along a continuum of responses including god forbid a lethal struggle.
I am sure Judo is not the only path to this, just the one I know best.

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#91640 - 11/14/03 10:09 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Isshin Dude Offline
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Registered: 07/06/03
Posts: 480
Loc: Knoxville Tennessee U.S.A
[QUOTE]Originally posted by judodoc:
Wow you guys are really violent.
I hope you would never really hit people with baseball bats etc.
I have two questions for the group
1) How many of you have been in a fight of any kind or know someone who has been in a fight ? OK almost all of us.
2)How many of you know personally of anyone who has been killed in a fight ? ( Not counting Alex Gong or others known through the occasional headline, and that wasn't a fight in the typical sense)

My point is most altercations are really not life or death struggles so learn Judo to deal effectively along a continuum of responses including god forbid a lethal struggle.
I am sure Judo is not the only path to this, just the one I know best.
[/QUOTE]

Spoken like a true moron.Judodoc, If you were to ever have a real altercation,You would wet your pants. PS All mouth,& no experiance = mcdojo. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]

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#91641 - 11/18/03 08:37 AM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
fugimugim Offline
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Registered: 11/17/03
Posts: 8
Loc: ireland
so people are suggesting not to use kicks for self defence, then why do you practise and practise them for strength, i really doubt it most things in martial arts have there place especially kicks but its my belief that it should be kept simple no jumping spinning backs kicks :P lol.

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#91642 - 11/18/03 12:35 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Isshin Dude Offline
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Registered: 07/06/03
Posts: 480
Loc: Knoxville Tennessee U.S.A
[QUOTE]Originally posted by fugimugim:
so people are suggesting not to use kicks for self defence, then why do you practise and practise them for strength, i really doubt it most things in martial arts have there place especially kicks but its my belief that it should be kept simple no jumping spinning backs kicks :P lol.[/QUOTE]Agreed. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#91643 - 11/20/03 10:11 AM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Hogtooth Offline
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Registered: 07/13/03
Posts: 78
Loc: USA
The use of kicking techniques effectively in a real street attack situation is possible, but not probable. The feet are best kept underneath you to provide power and mobility and to maintain balance. Sweeps and stomps are effective as they are low enogh not to disrupt your balance as much. They are also applied at a shorter distance to a closer target which diminishes the attackers time to respond.
Kurt

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#91644 - 11/27/03 03:42 AM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
charles mckey Offline
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#91645 - 12/07/03 12:16 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
phil k Offline
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Registered: 11/07/03
Posts: 4
Loc: oh
kicks can be very effective but only below the waist. i prefer targeting pp's around the knees....

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#91646 - 12/17/03 11:09 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Chen Zen Offline
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Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 7043
Loc: Ms
I'll kick any target effectively.

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#91647 - 12/19/03 10:53 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Iron-Fist Offline
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Registered: 12/18/03
Posts: 6
Loc: McCall Creek,MS,US
i am new to this forum, i practice hanmudo and i think one of the most devastating kicks that i would actually use is the inner knee kick.

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#91648 - 12/19/03 10:56 PM Re: Kicks in Real Combat?
Iron-Fist Offline
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Registered: 12/18/03
Posts: 6
Loc: McCall Creek,MS,US
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Rand:
For a little amount of time i wondered about the effectiveness of a kick to the siatic nerve

well thursday i sparred with a friend and we got in a clinch i repeatedly kneed his thigh and he let go and almost fell


now im more optimistic about effectiveness of lower kicks
[/QUOTE]

i think one of the most devastating kicks is the inner knee kick

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