Was Oyama fake?

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  1. CB Jones

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    Well, an Ashida Kim Disciple will probably use the Poison Hand Technique.

    Tomorrow, I will get my son to start studying the Wuxi Finger Hold! You shall be avenged my friend........Sha-Doosh!
     
  2. Buka

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    Pffft. Killing bulls is easy. I dropped this one last week with a backfist..

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    ....with my eyes closed.

    But I heard it wasn't exactly a bull Oyama killed. Heard it was a dog with a really cool Lodge Hat. And he didn't really kill him, jut sent him to his room.

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    There's a difference between being fake and being overhyped.

    For example some say Bruce lee is fake because he was a movie star and some say he's a god who could never be touched by anyone.

    Was Bruce lee fake? No
    Was Bruce lee overhyped yes
     
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  4. CB Jones

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    Oh, Yeah......But can you kill goats by staring at them?

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    Well, yeah, of course. You just have to know how to look at them...

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    Edit: No goats were harmed in the making of this post.
     
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    Yeah, but Bruce Lee never stated he could perform something he couldn't. (for as far as I know)
    Just to clear things up I like Oyama and to be honest don't like the guys from the videos lol.
     
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    No but hundreds of people completely overrate him and frankly It surprise me if he did lee was known to be very arrogant
     
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    Yeah true, but this here is not about how overhyped Bruce Lee was... and I don't really know about arrogant, he is always portrait arrogant but if that's the case I don't know, because there's a difference between being confident and arrogant HeadHuntaaaa.
     
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    No plenty of people who knew him called him arrogant as well
     
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    The guy scruffed a cow?



    Not that uncommon.
     
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    The fukk they doin
     
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    In Queensland for fun you get drunk and try to wrestle cows to the grounds.

    It is one of the games played at a rodeo.
     
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    Interestingly enough -- I've recently learned that a few of my friends did know Bruce Lee, and they don't describe him as arrogant. Now, that may have changed with time, it may have been the people involved... They certainly have described him as driven, and training nearly constantly, obsessively.

    As to Oyama... don't know. I've heard the stories. Haven't watched this video, been busy. Wouldn't be at all surprised if the stories grew in the telling -- whether by Oyama or his students.
     
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    If this is your first exposure to Ashida Kim, you've been both lucky and deprived. It's painful and entirely amusing to watch, all at once.
     
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    Yeah, nothing Master Ken has done has been as good as that, and he's really good at it.
     
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    That's like the opposite of a Chuck Norris joke.
     
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    I have a strong suspicion that Ashida Kim is a big part of the Master Ken composite character.
     
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    I’ve caught myself watching rodeo on tv here. Something about asking myself why allegedly grown men love playing with barnyard animals and all.

    There’s an event where they’re on a horse and chasing a calf. They dive onto the calf and wrestle it to the ground. There’s also one where they lasso the a calf, jump down and tie the calf’s feet up.

    Some odd stuff goes on in the south. All sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. And Wrangler jeans.
     
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    Well all that has real world application in cattle ranching.

    Now Angola Prison Rodeo where they put a ribbon on a badarse bulls horn and whatever inmate can get the ribbon off wins money.......is just for fun......

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    Reminds me of John Travolta getting all impressed when watching the inmates at the rodeo in Urban Cowboy.

    And yeah, rodeo is like Cowboy Olympics. The Greeks took aspects of combat and made competitive games. Rodeo essentially does the same thing.
     

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