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    Spider repeller

    There is no shame in being scared of spiders. :o For those of us in the real world - have any of you tried those plug-in electronic repellers? This year they're on steroids and I need to bring out the artillery. Are they any good? Alas, telling me to get a grip doesn't work.
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    TKD Shoes

    For those of you who wear shoes for training, what kind do you use and do you rate them? I tried the Nike In-Nae shoes, but didn't really get on with them, I didn't find them very comfortable. Otherwise I always used small brand ones. I used to like the look of the Adidas SM-II, but am...
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    New Training For Door Supervisors Now In Place

    Keen to hear what you all think. I can understand the logic of trying to clean up the industry, but I am not a fan of this. It's a means of making money. When I did the compulsory training when it first came in, I think...
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    Master Tr璽n Trieu Qu璽n - ITF President
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    Building Makiwara

    Anyone here attempted fixing a post to the ground using one of these, rather than digging a hole, or for when digging isn't an option? Wondering how well it'll last, and whether it will 'give' correctly etc?
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    Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

    Hi all, Has anyone here ever dabbled in this? Is it any good? Example here. Main interest is the rehab of injuries. I'm also interested in its potential effects on flexibilty. Does it tone/build muscle well or is it a gimmick? I'd be buying for rehab, but if it is good for general...
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    Bob Spour Warning - Fake!

    I've been following the carefull deconstruction of this chap elsewhere and thought it was best left there. However I've just seen some of the books he is selling here: It seems only fair to warn off the unwary. In military terms this chap is a complete...
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    Kicking Combinations for target work

    I am keen to try some new kicking combinations for use with paddle type kick targets in my classes. Any of you out there happy to share combinations that you use? Thought it might make for an interesting thread.
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    Video reveals G20 police assault on man who died
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    ex-vice president Mr. Lee's talk in 2002

    Kukkiwon Website Anyone know what he said?
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    Help pleeeeeeease! Any mechanics?

    Please help me! I have done a terrible thing! I'm moving house this weekend and I borrowed a van. I may have had problems with vehicles from the same source in the past... Last words to me were "Please dont break it, we need it back working on Monday". Easy. Until I fill up with diesel...
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    14th June 1982

    On 2nd April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Seventy-four days later the commander of British Land Forces sent this signal to London: This is in memory of those who did what many thought was impossible, liberated a nation from a well dug in invader thousands of miles from...
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    Revealed: Secret plan to keep Iraq under US control

    Any thoughts? Plenty more here.
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    Self-Defence spray

    In the new liarbor utopia :bs: that is Great Britain today; mace, tasers etc are banned. Despite even MPs getting mugged. What does everyone make of this, with nothing else other than fisticuffs available, how do you rate the efectiveness of this kit?
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    The American Inventor.

    Just watching the final! I suppose its aleady been aired in the US? Come on Fireman!
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    Shaolin Warrior (The Way of QiGong) DVD - ADVICE PLS

    Good evening all. I am currently having to review my Tae Kwon Do regime as I am no loger able to maintain the arduos level I have in the past. I have been looking for some kind of forms based exercise to supplement my training and recalled a karate master who attributed his success at...
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    Son Duk Sung

    Does anyone have either of his books? If yes, what do you think of them?
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    Posting links

    Hi all, How do I post a link so that it says what the link is e.g. 'Link' or 'See here' as opposed to www.blahblaah....... I've been trying to work this out for ages... Thanks!
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    Lance Corporal Ivano Violino RE

    A true soldier, Lance Corporal Ivano Violino RE. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.
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    Something for Americans on MT

    I'll let the video speak for itself, save to say that you have much to be proud of:
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    Makeup of sword

    Hi everyone, Can anybody provide me with details of the parts of a sword in korean? I dont like calling it a tsuba for example in korean arts as I presume there is a korean term? Thanks for any help. Regards, FD.
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    Pyong-Ahn etc.

    Does anyone have a list of the forms originally taught at the Chung Do Kwan, and can recommend books/vids for learning them? I'm aware the Pyong-Ahn forms were taught, would the thing to do be to look at the pinan/heian forms in karate materials? Any others? I know the jidokwan taught some...
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    MORE Changes to Taeguek Poomse

    I read an article recently, written by someone who has just attended the International Instructors Course at the Kukkiwon. Apparently the Taeguek Poomse are changing, using sports science to reduce the stress on the body (seriously) and are even being re-numbered to better allow assesment of...
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    Hi everyone, I'm sure this has been done before, so I apologise now. Mid twenties Tae Kwon Do BB. Also needs hands for work! I've just this week started using a makiwara to condition my forefist, backfist and ridge-hand. At the moment its just a bought one, on the floor, as I'm moving...