Reason to train?

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  1. tshadowchaser

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    started my first training back in 1962 learning from a book ( there where no instructors in my area at that time) official training came after I got out of school and served in the military
    Yea I'm starting to age a little ;)
     
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    Not too bad. Thought you were going to mention Napolian :D
     
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    I doubt Napoleon's troops did much (if any) formal hand to hand training. They were all about small swords, bayonets and things that go BOOM.

    I had my first class in 1968 or 1969. Damn. I need to get some Geritol... (Is it a dated product reference when the spellcheck program doesn't recognize "Geritol"?)
     
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    My spell check said that Napoleon was spelt like. Spell check obviously does not speak French lol.
     
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    I'm not even sure why I train. Habit, I guess. I used to say because it was fun, but it's not fun anymore, it's just hard.

    I know why I teach and stay active in the arts. What the hell else would I do? :)
     
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    I am to lazy to go back and read did I mention I'm still in the arts because those I call friends are in the arts
     
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    Yeah, pretty sure that you did. Thought I saw you mention that in another thread, but still, the thread matters not :)
     
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    I have been interested in martial arts since I was a child. From being a hyper kid, to all the karate kids, kickboxers, bloodsports, best of the bests, 3 ninjas, ninja turtles, I always knew I was meant to train. I wrestled in highschool, boxed very briefly in college, but it wasn't the same. I never got a chance to begin until recently.
    I train because i love the idea of martial arts. It is definitely a great way to stay in shape, as i think fighters have the most functional bodies. I think i just love everything about the subject. It's great to think that I am a part of something so big.

    I would have learned any martial art that i could, it just so happens that there is a tang soo do school walking distance from my home, so ive committed to it, and it's the best decision I've ever made.
     

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