Recent content by Simon Curran

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    Kimbo Slice!!!

    Check your pm Odin.
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    Kimbo Slice!!!

    I used to live and work in a bar directly opposite the Hippodrome, and that's where I met him. I wouldn't necessarily call him a nice guy, but a very genuine one, what you saw was what you got.
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    Kimbo Slice!!!

    Claim to fame, claim to fame! I met Lenny Mclaine years ago before he died when he was a nightclub bouncer in London. Now he was a scary man...
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    Carrying a weapon for self-defence: is it acceptible?

    I have made my feelings known about general populace carrying weapons before, so I won't go into that again, but, having said that, although it is not permitted to carry a weapon by law here in Denmark, it would be foolish of me to go to certain predominantly Muslim areas carrying a Danish flag...
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    So, I am 39, single (Divorced), no kids, and over weight, ....

    I think this is a very interesting topic, and one pertinent also to me just now, My girlfriend and I have been together for a number of years now (7 to be precise) and obviously neither of us is getting younger. I recently celebrated my 30th birthday, by taking a dream trip to California...
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    Kimbo Slice!!!

    Pretty much what I was thinking too, I'm a pretty big guy, and wouldn't be giving away so much in that respect, but I wouldn't want to play his game by his rules...
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    Weight lifting useless?

    At the end of the day, I think it all comes down to personal preference. For myself, I did (naiive as I was...) buy the Furey book, and I did get a lot out of it, but I don't really follow his regime any more. I still train only bodyweight exercises, I haven't touched weights in years, but...
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    Who is the most Impressive martial artis that you have personaly seen

    I have been fortunate enough to see some pretty impressive Kenpoists up to now, and in no particular order, My instructor Don Gardner, whose background is primarily in Chinese Kung Fu, and his power belies his stature. Claus Pedersen, the head of our national organisation, his understanding...
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    Step Thru vs. Cross

    Personally I don't look at a step through punch as the classical deep stance Karate type punch, I try to think of it more as kind of like the agressive drunk almost stumbling forward as he throws his power shot, that, I think, represents a more common attack
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    I see value in training joint locks for self defence purposes because they are just another tool to have in the tool box, might never need it or even get to use it, but it is there if the necessity arises.
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    Pay off your credit card, be visited by HomeLand Security

    OK, I'm not usually worried about such things, but that's kind of disturbing
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    Do Not Try This At Home

    Duh! I missed that bit I'm glad to here the valuables are still intact...
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    Hartman's Color Code -- which are you?

    The first one has me as a yellow, but the second one is just plain freaky...
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    Do Not Try This At Home

    That post made my day, I'm sitting here at work laughing my butt off By the way I have not, nor do I hope to, see your testicles