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  1. Gotkenpo

    Soft styles

    I have been on a quest to find a martial art to study and have been having no luck. I dont think my body will allow me to begin to study the style I am interested in (American Kenpo) so I am now looking into the more softer Chinese Styles. Does anyone know of any schools in the Phoenix area that...
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    Quest centers

    I'm looking for a martial art to study and am open to most martial arts as possibilities. I came across a Quest center here in Phoenix and was wondering if you could give me a semi detailed overvew of what I could expect to learn in this Dojo if i chose to join. I plan on physically going to...
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    Nat'l Geo's "Fight Science"

    Did anyone see the national geographics "Fight Science" show last night? It showed a Kung Fu practicioner, a Tae Kwon Do Practitioner, A Karate (unknown style) practioner, a Boxer, a Muy Thai guy, and a Ninjutsu practioner. They talked about the force generated by the punches delivered by each...
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    Nat Geo Fight Science last night

    Did anyone see the national geographics "Fight Science" show last night? It showed a Kung Fu practicioner, a Tae Kwon Do Practitioner, A Karate (unknown style) practioner, a Boxer, a Muy Thai guy, and a Ninjutsu practioner. They talked about the force generated by the punches delivered by each...
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    Contracts in the DOJO

    How common is the practice of requiring contracts to train in a DOJO. For me the idea of a contract makes me a little bit leary. Experiences or concerns regarding contracts for MA training?
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    Kyokushin: Can anyone tell me about it?

    I can across a Kyokyushin Karate school today on my way home and stopped in to check it out. I was wondering if anyone can tell me about the art, its history and origins and how it compares to Shotokan....I am very interested in this art. Any input would greatly be appreciated... Beau
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    Kyokushin: can anyone tell me about it?

    I came across a Kyokushin Karate school today and it looked pretty interesting. Can anyone tell me about Kyokushin and how it compares to other Japanese styles, particularly JKA Shotokan. I am a disable veteran searching for a martial art to begin studying. I am seriously leaning on starting a...
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    12, 24, 32 tech systems?

    I see that different organizations offer different numbers of techniques for each level or ranking. What are the pro's and cons for each number? Arent the techniques you learn in the beginning the base for all the techniques that come later? By that I mean a yellow belt technique might be the...
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    Disabled Veteran and the MA's?

    I have studied martial arts on and off for many many years....never progressing past the first few promotions before lifes circumstances have made continuing an impossibility. I now find myself in a more static situation and would like to begin studying the Martial Arts at my own pace for my...
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    Martial Art for a beginner with limited disabilities?

    I have studied martial arts on and off for many many years....never progressing past the first few promotions before lifes circumstances have made continuing an impossibility. I now find myself in a more static situation and would like to begin studying the Martial Arts at my own pace for my...
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