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  1. TMA17 replied to the thread What martial art is best for a beginner, petite female working in a risky industry?.

    "Approaching a use of force encounter as a LEO using competition BJJ or Judo tactics would obviously be a bad idea. The trick is to...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:56 AM
  2. TMA17 rated Tony Dismukes's post Informative in the thread What martial art is best for a beginner, petite female working in a risky industry?.

    In my opinion, the close quarters wrestling styles - Judo, BJJ, Sombo, collegiate wrestling, catch wrestling, etc - are all just...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:54 AM
  3. TMA17 liked drop bear's post in the thread What martial art is best for a beginner, petite female working in a risky industry?.

    There are a few basic elements regarding dealing professionally with bad guys. And this is where they are fighting you and not just...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:46 AM
  4. TMA17 liked JR 137's post in the thread What martial art is best for a beginner, petite female working in a risky industry?.

    Absolutely. But I’m a BJJ anti-fanboy and have this... As a striker, what happens when the attacker laughs after you’ve hit him with...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:43 AM
  5. TMA17 liked drop bear's post in the thread What martial art is best for a beginner, petite female working in a risky industry?.

    Kind of sort of. It is a really complicated discussion. Ultimately if you wanted to not die when pinned under someone you have to train...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:43 AM
  6. TMA17 replied to the thread If BJJ is so effective, why isn't everybody doing it?.

    I think BJJ popularity is at an all-time, due to the Gracies, UFC and the effectiveness of the art. I feel tradtional arts are fading,...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:51 PM
  7. TMA17 rated Danny T's post Agree in the thread If BJJ is so effective, why isn't everybody doing it?.

    In collegiate wrestling you would be correct. In submission wrestling, catch wrestling, shooto wrestling, and other wrestling styles...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:46 PM
  8. TMA17 liked Tony Dismukes's post in the thread If BJJ is so effective, why isn't everybody doing it?.

    A lot depends on what you are used to. An experienced striker may be physically and psychologically crushed by a couple rounds of ground...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:43 PM
  9. TMA17 liked Tony Dismukes's post in the thread If BJJ is so effective, why isn't everybody doing it?.

    Properly taught, BJJ should give you plenty of 3 and 4, and even a little bit of 1 and 2. Watch the early fights of Royce and Rickson...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:42 PM
  10. TMA17 liked JR 137's post in the thread If BJJ is so effective, why isn't everybody doing it?.

    Being on your back with someone all over you is not a feeling most people want to deal with day in and day out. They absolutely should...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:39 PM
  11. TMA17 replied to the thread BJJ - The gentle art.

    I got kneed in the mouth the other night but it's because I wasn't holding the pads correctly. Fat lip.

    Jan 19, 2019 at 12:06 PM
  12. TMA17 liked Danny T's post in the thread BJJ - The gentle art.

    Have had far more injuries from grappling than in all the stand up striking I've done.

    Jan 19, 2019 at 12:03 PM
  13. TMA17 liked JR 137's post in the thread BJJ - The gentle art.

    MT’s going to give you bumps and bruises, broken bones, and concussions. BJJ’s going to give you twisted joints (including the spine)....

    Jan 18, 2019 at 3:41 PM
  14. TMA17 rated drop bear's post Agree in the thread BJJ - The gentle art.

    Bjj is easier to apply with punching.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:18 PM
  15. TMA17 replied to the thread BJJ - The gentle art.

    That's interesting I would not have thought that. But then again, we don't go hard when training MT so that's probably why. In BJJ you...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:17 PM