New Student: when will you quit?

Discussion in 'Beginners Corner' started by Bill Mattocks, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. Rusty B

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    This explains a few things. A little over a year ago, I was shopping around for a place to begin karate... and one place I stopped at, I told him that I'd be there next week for the intro class... and, in his response, you could hear the attitude of "Yeah, okay. Whatever you say, bud."

    I gave him exactly what he was expecting, and signed up somewhere else, where they were eager to get the ball rolling.
     
  2. Harry Flannagan

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    Very well said! There were plenty of times I wanted to quit before, but I soldiered on. It took me longer to get my blue belt. But I'll keep working to get my purple. This is very in
     
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  3. nikthegreek_3

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    Regarding the possibility of the bad teacher as mentioned... I think that this will help you check whether a teacher is good or not. So as not to waste your time. I totally agree that whoever teaches Active Defenses will waste your time. And this is why people believe that traditional martial arts like Wing Chun are useless:
     
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    I would have done the same thing.
     
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    Love your determination.
     
  6. Buka

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    Welcome to Martial Talk, Harry. :)
     
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  7. Buka

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    You know, seeing this thread again after a long time, really makes me miss @Bill Mattocks.

    I hope he's well.
     
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    Same Buka!
     
  9. Harry Flannagan

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    Thanks, Buka! Appreciate that.123
     

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