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    Original Attacks in SKK

    As for the original intent, who knows but truth is there whether taught or not. One of the biggest leaps in my own understanding of the skk material came after I started cross referencing other arts. For example if we look at snapping twig from american kenpo and combo #16 from skk the opening...
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    East Coast Workout Anyone?

    It would be a long drive from ky but anybody is welcome.
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    Jr. Black Belt Test

    I wasn't picking on your threads, my response just fit better responding to that particular post. Do I think you should respect someone who is cheating somebody else no, and if you think I am drinking the coolaid you don't know me very well. I hold no disrespect for your views or anyone elses...
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    Jr. Black Belt Test

    Aaaahhh struck a cord there didn't I..No one said you weren't allowed to call them like you see em. You can bash anybody you want to, but while you do just remember that somewhere in your training hall there exists a code of conduct that has words like etiquette, honor, and respect. This...
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    Jr. Black Belt Test

    Why stop there, lets also give them a fitness test. If you can't pass the push up, sit up, jumping jack test of such and such a number then you can't join us super hero martial artist. I would say an IQ test is needed also since we do have pretty complex motion theory's concepts and principles...
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    East Coast Workout Anyone?

    An open forum to learn from one anothers experiences and gain training partners that are peers not students. To broaden our horizons, have fun, confirm what we already know, get new perspectives, and the list goes ono and on and on.....
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    East Coast Workout Anyone?

    Ok its January we started talking about an east coast workout back in July. Lets make it happen. I'm looking for those who would truely be interested to travel to others schools and to host a workout where you are. Lets start by giving our city and state so the first workout can be as...
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    Jr. Black Belt Test

    I'm not going to comment on the clip. What I am going to comment on is the number of people who pass judgement on others but never let their skills or lack there of be put out there for people to see. So many times I hear keyboard warriors cut people up for their lack of skill only to meet...
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    SKK Combinations: Concepts

    Don't make yourself too crazy over it, Kenpo history is to truth as beauty is to the eye of the beholder.
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    Help on opening a new school, advice wanted please?!

    Mr. Seifer, glad to see you are feeling better. Feel free to call me or stop by Swansea Self Defense Center. Joe has my number or stop by the web site. I would be glad to help! Justin
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    the real deal

    This is an interesting question and one that probably has different answers for everyone. I agree with Mr. Bishop and Mr. Cunningham, truth and the ability to back up what you say. For me there is also a feeling that goes along with it. You watch someone move and you can learn a lot from...
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    SKK Combos and Various Attacks

    no problem with that, still leaves the groin open which was my point. Not saying strikes to the solor plexus are wrong in these combos.
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    SKK Combos and Various Attacks

    One thing that has to be taken into consideration is that most people don't attack with a step through punch, and if they are stepping through they have to plant before they throw the punch for it to be effective so why wait, hit them in transition.
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    SKK Combos and Various Attacks

    No harm no foul and to be honest I agree with you.
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