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  1. Axkick1

    Best place to train full contact kickboxing?

    You could say in the world . Id appreciate as broad as possible :) but I guess to make it easier you could say in the USA and Europe.
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    Best place to train full contact kickboxing?

    Hello all, I was wondering if anyone knew what are some of the best places to train full contact kickboxing? Thank you!
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    Taekwondo Kyokushin?

    Just one more questions good sir :) do you know if someone from an outside style can wear their martial arts uniform? Or do they have to wear a Kyokushin dogi when competing in tournaments?
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    Taekwondo Kyokushin?

    Hey thanks so much! That gives me hope to try something new .......and sorry about that crazy Muay Thai guy, yikes..
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    Taekwondo Kyokushin?

    Well I thought the fact that Im from a different style (taekwondo) would cause some problems. In a lot of the Videos I see on youtube I dont see many outside styles competing against Kyokushin knockdown fighters. One exception I can remember would be the Sabaki Challenge. Other than that I...
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    Taekwondo Kyokushin?

    Hello everyone, just wanted to ask a quick question that I have always wondered about. I train in taekwondo but I have always admired Kyokushin/knock down karate for its bare knuckle sparring. Would it be possible for a knockdown karate organization to allow me to compete in their kumite even...
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    Double Black Belt?

    Is it possible to be in the Kukkiwon and also acquire rank in the ITF as well?
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    Double Black Belt?

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if its possible to get a black belt in World Taekwondo (WTF) and also ITF taekwondo simultaneously? Or would you be able to get a black belt in one organization and have it recognized by the other organization? Just something that came to my mind. Thank you.
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    Trembling shock?

    Hello everyone, I was just hoping someone could give me an accurate definition of what Trembling shock means in regards to taekwondo sparring. Thank you.
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    Kyokushin Kumite

    Thank you for your feedback! Sorry maybe I should have disclosed my age. Im a 28 year old male. I have a black belt in tang soo do and have also done some training in kukkiwon style taekwondo. I really like the patterns or forms from taekwondo but the modern sparring just isnt my cup of tea...
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    Kyokushin Kumite

    I just had a question regarding kyokushin Kumite. I have a background in taekwondo but I have interest in learning/competing in knockdown karate tournaments. There are no kyokushin dojo near me except an enshin dojo quite far away. Could I keep my taekwondo roots but just cross train in only the...
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    international tang soo do vs. world tang soo do?

    Thanks for asking. Yea its just something I always kinda wondered about.
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    international tang soo do vs. world tang soo do?

    Does one organization teach different forms or patterns than the other? Like does World Tang soo Do focus on Pyung Ahn forms more versus say Internatuon Tang soo do? Just curious
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    international tang soo do vs. world tang soo do?

    I was just wondering the overall differences between the international tang soo do federation and the world tang soo do federation? Also, any other differences with smaller tang soo do organizations. -Thanks
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    Full contact (American) style kickboxing in Japan

    Wow thats a shame..... its a great sport and Id love to see it have another rise in popularity
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    Full contact (American) style kickboxing in Japan

    Hmmm yes you are right. Ive noticed from documentaries on Muay Thai that a lot of Aussies are in Thailand training Muay Thai. I dont blame them. Its a great martial art! Just not my own personal cup of kickboxing. Why is full contact still so popular in Europe and South America? On a side...
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    Full contact (American) style kickboxing in Japan

    Well I wouldnt call it better. Its just a different rule set. In my opinion its the martial artist not the style. But I will say Muay Thai has more options
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    Full contact (American) style kickboxing in Japan

    To me they do yes. They look cool lol I also happen to be fond of that style of kickboxing because it allows the fighter to showcase more elaborate kicks.
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    Full contact (American) style kickboxing in Japan

    Just had a quick question or thought. Why isnt full contact kickboxing (kickboxing with pants) popular in Japan anymore? As far as I know the USA still has it and Europe and South America actually like it also.
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    Boxing or American Kickboxing

    Id love to fight in Shiny Pants style kickboxing lol. Or full contact American PKA kickboxing. Its just so hard to find now adays. Its ashame.
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    USA Taekwondo Collection

    Thank you for the tip. And hmmm yes Ill keep my guard up lol Im just really into memorabilia from the 80s and 90s of and even recent time of taekwondo. Think it shows how much the sport/art has grown and what it can become.
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    USA Taekwondo Collection

    Thank you sir
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    USA Taekwondo Collection

    Hey everyone, I know this thread is not of the normal topic. I am trying to start a USA Taekwondo collection and Id really like to have things like: tournament brochures, stamps, trading card (if they exist) etc. Ive akready checked Amazon and eBay but they dont have much. Just wondering if...
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    Russian kicks?

    Hello I was just wondering if anyone knew of an indigenous Russian or Slavic martial arts that was has kicks or focuses on kicks. I train kukkiwon style taekwondo and was hoping to find kicking techniques from Eastern Europe to incorporate into my training. Thanks all.
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    No lol I wanted someone to break down why a certain grappling style would be beneficial to taekwondo or coincide with the already established techniques of taekwondo. There was 1 or 2 people that did that and thats great! Thats what I wanted but in the beginning a lot of people were just...
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    Yes that is a good idea my friend. I will have to do that. Im Kinda leaning towards judo.
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    Because no one was really answering my question. So instead you are on here asking Me a question about my question??? Lol!
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    So what is the best grappling style to train in in addition to WTF Taekwondo?
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    Also I was drawn to wrestling because it doesnt seem to rely on a jacket or gi. Seems like anyone can learn wrestling and use it anywhere. Not to say you cant train no-gi but wrestling is the original no-gi lol. Am I right?
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    Well rounded taekwondo

    Exactly! Im not trying to be a master grappler, it would be nice, but right now Im more focused on negating a grapplers attempts to get me to the ground.
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