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    Pinans and SKK

    In NCK (Cerio's Kenpo), 1st Pinan was based on the basic block/punch form (1 Pinan) from Kushinkai Karate. The foot print of this form resembles an "H". 2nd and 3rd Pinan were the same foot print but with different Combinations used instead of the basic block/punch combo. In NCK there was 4th...
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    We Are A Black Belt School

    If you are getting something out of it (fitness, fighting skills, etc...) then that is all that matters. Black Belt means nothing without heart and guts behind it...
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    My 50 kick challenge

    Got dizzy watching that :) I think you can shave some time off that as well... good post!
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    The Last Person Thread - 3.0

    more reason to show that we need a playoff system...
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    But you're not a black belt.

    No strikes or kicks, which is good since the white belt had done Muay Thai for a few years prior to joining Judo :)
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    But you're not a black belt.

    I agree. I was referring more to the combat logic and playfulness. Most BJJ white belts don't have egos and will go hard with anyone to try out their new arsenal. I would dare say that "some" white belts in Judo and BJJ could take (submit/defeat) a TKD black belt who has no grappling game...
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    But you're not a black belt.

    Your friend with the black belt needs to spar a BJJ white belt so he can be humbled...
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    Learn from Youtube

    As stated earlier hard to learn from videos without a proper base that was given by a "real" instructor.
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    Tracy's Yellow and Orange

    Cool :ultracool
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    Muscle training?

    Depends on the martial art and your focus. I train heavy on the side since I practice Judo and compete in the heavyweight divisions. So when I am not training, I am either running or powerlifting. This topic has been discussed before in great detail so try doing a search to see some of the...
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    Kenpo is BS!

    Love it!
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    How old is too old to start BJJ ?

    He passed away at 96... Hence why I said 97 :)
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    The Last Person Thread - 3.0

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    Inspiring video One-legged Judoka

    Pretty impressive to see that and humbling at the same time... Thanks for posting!