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  1. Manny

    world hapkido kumdo federation

    Does anybody heard about world hapkido kumdo federation leaded by GM Jang? World Hapkido Kumdo Federation Manny
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    if you could change a thing or things.....

    Right now if you could change a thing or a number of things on TKD what would you change? Manny
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    What is your goal when doing kyorugi?

    Well... my main goal when doing kyorugi is a littel complicated but quite simple... to hit and not get hit, quite simple. I must say my second goal is to do kyorugi as it was a valid way to defend myself, I mean to do powerfull kicks and punches trying to nail down my oponent, not just scoring...
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    Hello again and doing kenpo again

    you are rigth! Even my techs in kenpo are not so fluidity they are improving, a littel. Manny
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    Hello again and doing kenpo again

    What I am looking for here in Kenpo Karate is as follows: 1.-Have a great time in dojo, I really need it because my job is a very demanding one full of ansiaty and stress and doing martial arts is something I love to do, 2.-Upgrading my TKD and improving my Martial Arts skills, I am basically a...
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    Forms (kata) opcional??

    I am currenlty a black belt in TKD and for the tecnical sake I think learning the kenpo forms could be a lost of time, because technically I know what I have to do to defend myself. Don't get me wrong offcourse I would like to learn some kenpo forms but not as to be need it to learn them, maybe...
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    Forms (kata) opcional??

    I agree with you. I am a Taekwondoing and poomsae (forms) are something integral to the learning of the art, I like them and love to practice them as a part of my technical formation, don't over do them as you call, but practice them regulary. Rigth now I returned to Kenpo Karate and quite...
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    TKD Sparring- Why aren't front kicks thrown?

    Amen brother! Manny
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    Forms (kata) opcional??

    Last nigth I had a nice chat with my kenpo master because I was worried about the kenpo forms, in fact my master does not teach forms or very little, so I was a little ansius and finally we had the chat. Master told me for him forms are irrelevant because he thin ks is best to work hard on the...
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    Hello again and doing kenpo again

    Hello everybody, do you remeber me? I am Manny from Mexico, I am a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and right now I am returning to American kenpo Karate by Ed Parker. Well... I just got very desapointed about TKD these days and desapointed with owner of the dojang so for health sake I...
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    Hello everyone

    Hello everyone, I am here visiting you, wnta can you tell me about this forum? I've been out for a while so don't know how things are going here. I've been atending TKD classes, however it's because of the working out and to stay involved around martial arts, the same thing here, kidy sport...
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    Need info about World hapkido/mundo Federation

    Hola a todos, I hiper you are ok. Rigth now I am doing TKD classes justo fir the exercise cause TKD is no longer a truly martial art but I am taking hkd classes and maybe un a year I Will ve certificar by the Federation above relates. It seems hkd could ve muy next martial art but hurts alot jejeje.
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    Need info about World hapkido/mundo Federation

    The name of the Kwan janim is GM Jan Hee Chang, does anybody knows him? I don't know a thing about this Hapkido GM. Manny
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    Need info about World hapkido/mundo Federation

    Good nigth, I am studiying Hap ki do in an Association calles World hapkido/mundo Federation, does anybody knows this organización? Is it good? Any info please. Manny
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    Just returning to American Kenpo Karate

    Nop my Kenpo lineaje traces up to Mr.Gilbert Vélez from IKKA
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    Just returning to American Kenpo Karate

    I agree with you about the Kenpo katas however I really like the self defense techs and sets and it seems Kenpo Karate suits me well, in fact afther tradicional TKD kenpo karate is the MA I liked the most.
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    Just returning to American Kenpo Karate

    Hola bailando sólo come estás mi viejo amigo? Well the Shito Ryu thing did not went well, the classes were for beginers and they were too boring, I got desapointed besides the classes had not a regular schedule. So what I did? I went to a New TKD dojang and again the adult class was just me and...
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    Just returning to American Kenpo Karate

    Good day to all, just to let you know that I returned to American Kenpo Karate classes afther long time, I jumped in the AKK in 2009 as a way to improve my martial arts skills and to leanr a new martial art and believe me I loved it, howevere for a couple of circunstances afther one year on...
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    tatami.... in the road again

    Somethin sensei and I are working on is the adult/tardictional martial art in this way, firsth of all I am not working out with the children but with one 42 years old beginner student, in fact sensei wants more adults to join the class, second, the adilts are training not for competition but in...
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    Shito Ryu

    Just began Shito Ryu classes, what can I get to move from TKD to Shito Ryu? I am a 3rd Dan Black Belt in TKD and now a beginner in Shito Ryu, karate is a little diferent but in some way alike TKD. Enlight me, it was a smart move? I want traditional Martial Art. El Manny
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    tatami.... in the road again

    Good day to all my folks here, I just step on the tatami again! Afther almost a year of been off it, but now with another flavor. Last monday I began Karate Do Shito Ryu classes... yes maybe for some of you this is something weird because karate and tkd in some aspects are alike, both are...
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    TKD invitation

    Mi good friend Greg invited me to his humble Dojang to sweat a little, no politics, no patches, no creeds, etc just a good relaxing TKD session amoung budies, so I jump in. The class was, a little warmp up, some kicking techs and at the end Greg asked me to take care of the class and do what I...
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    Good monday

    Hello I am here again and I am just a little exited cause in this week I will atend an American kenpo Karate seminar given by Master Netz Soots head of IKKA Mexico. I know Netza since 2010 and he is a nice Kenpo Master and maybe I will get hook again that's waht I wantand get inside Kenpo karate...
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    How you doing Sir?

    Well y TKD friend droped me again! He is a 4th dan in TKD and 1st Dan in Hankido or Hapkido, he's out of bussiness like me and trying to go back but I really don't know what is happening with this guy, I asked him several times to get togheter to train and he said yes but at last time he cancel...
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    How you doing Sir?

    Hi everyone, I just drop by and let me tell you I am fine, don't recall the last training session but basically I am off the mat since january, in fact I just took a kyorugy and poomsae course with some koran guys las january and that was ll. Yes I miss so much TKD but the real one, not the...
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    Traditional Tae Kwon Do

    Hello everyone, for me Traditional TKD or Clasic TKD or Old School TKD is the TKD previous to it's aceptance as an olimpic offcicial sport. The Olimpic TKD is the prevalent in the dojangs around the world and you can see it because the TKD classes are focused on olimpic kyorugi sparring and/or...
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    New adult class

    Hi every one, afther some months out of TKD/dojang I went to visit the boss (the owner of the dojang) and had a light chat about her, her dojang, what's going on lately and that stuff. Sabonim told me she lost some students during the last months but she has grow about sport tkd and tournaments...
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    Hello

    Hello to everyone at this forum. Not going to dive deep in feelings just tell you I am out of TKD/Dojang for the moment and thinking what is going on in the future. There is a chance I will going back to Jido Kwan my former dojang if my ex sabonim allows me and see how it works for me but think...
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    Feeling very sad

    Last night TKD class nothing fancy I just did some stretching and gave the class to the ladies, we did basics, before this class I taught the children poomsae, my feet ached but this morning I had a nice walk by the boulevard using some hills to force a little my heart beat, a nice shower and...
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    Feeling very sad

    I've been in crissis for a long time, economically, laboraly and with my dad and my life, I have good things like my solid familly (wife and daughthers) that loves me and cares about me, but bussiness is not run ok, and it's a family bussiness where my dad and broher work with me, financially we...
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