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    Ho kuk mu sul? Hapkido.

    I think you are referring to Kuk Sool...if you want the best Korean martial arts info contact Dr. Kim's school in Baton Rouge, La. ~~he has written many thick books on Korean martial arts from his research back to his homeland with many old masters there...he is the best authority on Korean...
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    hi, i am a totall newbie

    For starters, you could do Tai Chi(really soft) but not really effective self defense...Aikido and Judo are purely defensive with throwing and no strikes per se...so with the limitations of your question, those are your options...but they are not the best for self defense, not even close
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    Escrima or Wing Chun

    For a woman, I say you should start with Wing Chun...great foundation and will give you great hand skills...it is tailored so a woman can defeat a male attacker...not based on power or strength but on quickness, leverage, and reflex training...the Escrima is more weapon oriented, but does have...
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    Help Deciding Which Martial Art is Best For Me

    Krav Maga or Jeet Kune Do are a great place to start...Krav Maga trains in a variety of street attacks...after that it depends on what your interests are...striking arts, throwing arts, groundwork?? Purely defensive arts like Judo and Aikido have no strikes per se and are both throwing arts...
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    Ninjitsu, Kali in Honolulu

    If the Battlefield Kali group is Burton Richardson, you should definitely go train with him ...don't miss that opportunity...he trained under the legend Dan Inosanto and Burton is an excellent teacher...the nerve cluster strikes you mentioned are probably pressure point strikes, such as Okinawan...
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    Need some advice

    Krav Maga or Jeet Kune Do are a great place to start...Krav Maga trains in a variety of street attacks...after that it depends on what your interests are...striking arts, throwing arts, groundwork?? Purely defensive arts like Judo and Aikido have no strikes per se and are both throwing...
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    Which Martial Art to choose for these quite usual conditions (nowadays)?

    To answer your question, best way to approach it is to find someone who trains outdoors, preferably in woods...not easy to find...I am the only one I know of in fact that teaches that way... some systems like Filipino systems were designed to fight in jungle environment with mud and tree...
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    If someone does Tae Kwon Do after finishing Karate, will they rise faster?

    Generally speaking, yes he will definitely rise faster in the ranks because of his prior training...and because both arts are so similar...unless his new school refuses to advance him for the reason of dragging his training out to pump him for more money, which is quite common...
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    Can my daughter take Karate and Taekwondo at the same time?

    Correct,both are similar...except one is Japanese and one is Korean...but after that are similar in the grand scheme of things...she could do both because there are minor differences but not necessary to do so...you said it is she who wants to do both...that is a 7 year old asking to train...
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    Karate, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, or Hapkido?

    The styles you listed are all hard styles and are all pretty similar in the grand scheme of things, except for the MMA which is kickboxing and gorundfighting...aside from that my choice would be Hapkido because it has what the others have, except for the MMA, but also has wrist locks and...
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    4 Styles Close to me..... Differances?

    TKD, Tang Soo Do, Karate are so similar in the grand scheme of things that its not worth arguing over...strikes are all going to be pretty similar to your Marine Corps program... visit all schools and talk to former members if you can...your choice will probably come down to personal preference...
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    Choosing a style.......

    For yourself and your kids...may want to go in two different directions on this one...kids can do Karate, Tae Kwon Do and similar arts...these are "gross motor skill" movements which they can handle...some other arts include fine motor skills and kids are not really ready for that, in most...
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    What is the best martial art for me?

    Krav Maga or Jeet Kune Do are a great place to start...Krav Maga trains in a variety of street attacks...after that it depends on what your interests are...striking arts, throwing arts, groundwork?? Purely defensive arts like Judo and Aikido have no strikes per se and are both throwing...
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    New to martial arts - Need help with survival training / workouts / conditioning

    What was your question about the survival training??
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    New to martial arts - Need help with survival training / workouts / conditioning

    Krav Maga is a great place to start...may want to look into some Wing Chun also...designed by a Chinese nun so a women can defeat a male attacker...its not based on power or strength but on quickness, leverage, and reflex training...also I would suggest finding Lee Morrison in the UK and at...
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    Anyone here started Martial Arts later in life ?

    Have been in many arts for many years...Can try to help...What is the main issue for you here?? if you are doing some kind of hard style and it is too demanding for your body at your age, there are quite a few arts out there that are not so demanding on the body...Filipino arts, Indonesian arts...
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    beginner late to game

    Krav Maga is a great place to start...trains in a variety of street attacks...after that it depends on what your interests are...striking arts, throwing arts, groundwork?? Purely defensive arts like Judo and Aikido have no strikes per se and are both throwing arts...Do you want hard style like...
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    Can an underweight man realistically protect himself/fight his way out of a situation?

    Yes you can...definitely...without a doubt...the question is how you approach the situation...what tactics, strategy, and "tools" do you bring with you...you don't have to be the biggest or strongest to inflict immense pain on your attacker...it all depends on what tool you use to injure your...
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