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  1. khand50

    Frank Shamrock coments on Bruce Lee

    i just saw the post before mine...if you study the history of the arts, you will find that every single art created is a hybrid. every art was created from other ideas or arts. there is no such thing, really, as a pure art that was created out of thin air...
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    Frank Shamrock coments on Bruce Lee

    i find it interesting that people still think lee was putting together the best of the arts to create a superior art....actually, he was dissecting the arts and creating a superior fighter. he spoke of studying the other arts, not so much to learn the art but to learn the delivery system and...
  3. khand50

    So… Now what

    ive been in martial arts for 40 years. i am 50 years old. three years ago i suffered from a great deal of pain in my right big toe. it got so bad i could barely walk. i worked in a walmart and my job was all about walking and standing. finally got to a doctor who sent me to an ortho who...
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    full contact escrima video

    this is a clip from a seminar i took with grandmaster dionisio canete and guro dong cuesta at the sdma academy in 1991. i am wearing the black pants with the red stripes down the side. the purpose of the seminar was to introduce us to the rules of wekaf. it was also to help us learn to how...
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    Could use some advice on local schools

    ata is the american tae kwon do association, if i am reading him correctly. my advice is the visit the school you want to study at and ask if you can watch a couple of classes. two classes should give you an idea of what they are teaching or how they are teaching. another way is to try to...
  6. khand50

    Are Hapkido Techniques Good for TKD?

    hi, just from reading this thread it seems to me that the problem that exists is still the arguement over styles. who's teaching this and calling it that...who does it belong to? who is doing it right or wrong according to our way of doing it? think with me for a moment, outside of...
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    itf tae kwon do form yul gok

    naihanchi is also taught in isshin ryu karate. i trained in the art for a short time last year....
  8. khand50

    itf tae kwon do form yul gok

    thanks! i couldnt remember if it was won hyo or yul gok. like i said, its been many years since i performed it. yes, it is nice to be able to share things with each other. i realize that 40 years seems like a long time to train in martial arts but it seems like just yesterday to me. one...
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    itf tae kwon do form yul gok

    i just posted a video clip from 33 years ago! it is from a tae kwon do class i attended in 1976...
  10. khand50

    itf tae kwon do form yul gok

    ha ha, probably. i loved the billy jack movies. still have them. all four of them. plus his other movie, master gunfighter. and laughlin has a website, www.billyjack.com. its.....interesting. i used to know all the forms from chon ji up to chung mu. that was nine forms we had to...
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    itf tae kwon do form yul gok

    i was sifting through my videos the other day and decided to put up a page on youtube to share my stuff with everyone on this forum. i got the idea from a post by dan anderson on the fma thread. anyways, here is a form i learned in itf tae kwon do under master jong moon lee of rockford il and...
  12. khand50

    old school fun with friends part two

    this is a video that i choreographed with my friend frank while stationed at castle air force base, merced ca, in 1979. we both liked bruce lee alot and i fashioned this fight after the fight between lee and norris in return of the dragon. we did this for fun, so please enjoy...
  13. khand50

    Roots

    thanks dieter, i saw that after i had uploaded it and didnt have time to adjust it. i hope everyone sees that you put the correct one on and they go to it instead. i did upload this and put it correctly in the members in motion thread. im going to put more there as well. i have some...
  14. khand50

    free form stickfight sequence

    i posted this on another part of the site. i was asked to choreograph a play in rockford il in the 80's. the play was a futuristic theme at a church i used to attend. a friend of mine asked me to do the work for them and they enjoyed what i did and asked me to be in the play. this is a...
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    old school fun with friends...

    this is my friend mark and i back in 81 goofing around at a friends house. we used a super 8 camera to film this. mark trained with me for three years in high school. we met at a judo class at our high school and shared an art class for three years. he was one of my favorite fall guys and...
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    Roots

    http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mmdtvk60UI this is the link to a video i just posted on youtube. im still learning how to do this...bear with me. this is a video of me doing a play in rockford il in the mid eighties. i explained it in the previous post...
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    Roots

    thanks dieter, i had forgotten about that feature. i have a little clip of myself in a play in a church from the eighties. i was asked to choreograph a bo staff scene and i talked them into using the batons. the people doing the play wanted to take it on the road and visit other churches...
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    Roots

    the first traditional style of tkd i studied was itf. it was nine weeks. i learned chon ji. the next, five years later, was wtf, ji do kwan tae kwon do. i learned the first five pal gue forms in twenty weeks. got two double promotions. this was in 1976. my ji do kwan instructor got into...
  19. khand50

    moy yat ving tsun

    we have started to train chi gong now too. we did six postures for five minutes each. my legs were killing me the next day. i showed my daughter what we did and now she wants to train chi gong. or chi kung, or however you wish to spell it. ive seen so many translations. i am still...
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    Roots

    by the way, i have been to your site...just waiting to get the cash for some more of your books. thanks for the link on the other thread...
  21. khand50

    Roots

    hey dan, great work. its funny, watching these forms...they are the forms or many parts of the forms i was learning for my black belt in itf tae kwon do years ago...i trained under jong moon lee of rockford il. maybe you heard of him. he was in a tae kwon do magazine in the 70's. weird...
  22. khand50

    rene pomerelle

    does anyone remember this man? i met him in 1978 at lackland air force base when i was training for security specialist. i used to go with him to judo tournaments. i just wondered if he was still around...
  23. khand50

    Greetings from Matrixman!

    greetings al, what arts have you trained in? i too have been training for the past 40 years and understand the alzheimer moments! lol. do you write professionally? do you write for martial arts magazines or books or have anything that you have published? i was happy when i came across...
  24. khand50

    Bruce Lee Story Question

    there is a lot of controversy surrounding bruce lee. this is yet another story which may or may not have been portrayed accurately. ive heard this story. and yes, the man got into his horse and challenged people to push him over. bruce declined. he was asked until finally he walked over...
  25. khand50

    Challenges

    im sure challenges still happen, we just never really hear about them. they are probably done in secret. i have a friend in florida who has been challenged by others in his own school. they come in with a chip on their shoulder and he sets them straight. most of the time they leave and...
  26. khand50

    A school with no stated style and no rank belts: would you train there?

    by 1981 i had trained for 11 years in various martial arts. i had five years of hapkido with a friend who was ranked brown belt but was easily a black belt level. i trained four years in judo and wrestling. three to four years in tae kwon do (with different instructors). about five months in...
  27. khand50

    Which FMA Teacher Has Made The Greatest Impact on the FMA's?

    yes! that is the one. i have that too. i remember it coming out because i read an article in the old fighting stars magazine in the 70's. i miss the older magazines. there seemed to be better interviewing going on then. or maybe it was less politics...im not sure. i had a collection of...
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    Which FMA Teacher Has Made The Greatest Impact on the FMA's?

    i used to work at walmart in electronics where i live and i pointed out to people that they used the filipino arts in movies such as the bourne identity and the hunted. then i tried to explain a little of what the filipino arts were. it made for some fun conversations while i worked..lol...
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    Which FMA Teacher Has Made The Greatest Impact on the FMA's?

    i agree. that is why i wrote, that he brought the idea of kali. i know that he didnt think much of the filipino arts because he felt that they were too predictable and rhythmic. i was just making the point that yes, what people see on the screen that even barely resembles filipino arts at...
  30. khand50

    question about dan inosanto...

    ive been pondering this question this morning since i posted this. i actually wrote to the inosanto academy to try to get an answere from the source. some ideas that come to mind....dan has taken too much crap from the jkd community about his teaching of jkd so he may have decided not to...
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