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Bill Mattocks

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I hope to have that same experience some day.
I was invited by a fellow MT member whom I used to worth with here in Detroit. I knew *and know* nothing about knife fighting, but I learned a lot about how my karate blocks don't bloody work against a knife person who knows what they're doing. I believe I was a brown belt then, but I was at least in decent shape. Didn't help.
 

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If anyone gets down here to Orlando Florida, hit me up. (not too far from Disney, Universal, Seaworld or the beaches)
 
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So sounds like an event at @Tony Dismukes's gym? We could split it up and let everyone who can come do an hour 'seminar' for each other on a topic of our choice?

I'd be willing to spend a weekend doing that, and pay any fees his gym might charge to have it.
Sounds great to me, can we do it in fall so I can enjoy the beauty of Kentucky also?
 

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So sounds like an event at @Tony Dismukes's gym? We could split it up and let everyone who can come do an hour 'seminar' for each other on a topic of our choice?

I'd be willing to spend a weekend doing that, and pay any fees his gym might charge to have it.
Dig around, and you'll see posts about the past meet ups. That's loosely the format -- a seminar day at a gym/training hall, followed by a dinner get-together.

Sounds easy -- but the logistics lift is noteworthy.
 
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So sounds like an event at @Tony Dismukes's gym? We could split it up and let everyone who can come do an hour 'seminar' for each other on a topic of our choice?

I'd be willing to spend a weekend doing that, and pay any fees his gym might charge to have it.
Its one of the most beautiful places Ive ever been in Fall.
 

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Not sure this is the best spot for this but is it possible to coordinate a meet up of members for trading training?
Food for thought: What if we start building a curriculum that the meeting(s) would cover?
 

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Food for thought: What if we start building a curriculum that the meeting(s) would cover?
I think that'd be putting the cart before the horse. First figure out logistics of meeting, then once that's in place and we know who will be able to show up, we can build out a schedule for the meetup.
 

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I think that'd be putting the cart before the horse. First figure out logistics of meeting, then once that's in place and we know who will be able to show up, we can build out a schedule for the meetup.
It would be little more than thinking paper in the beginning, but it would be good motivation to get people to show up.
 

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Food for thought: What if we start building a curriculum that the meeting(s) would cover?
How do you do that when you don't know who would be there to teach this curriculum?
 
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If anyone gets a chance, take Tony up on this. Its a nice facility with nice people. And Tony will be there, too!
I'm actually saving up for it. I want to hit up NC then Kentucky.. But probably not in the same trip lol. Either way I want to at least get in a day of rest. I'm not sure I want to train hard then drive after a hard training. That was one thing I was concerned about when Tony visited. I knew he had a long drive ahead of him so I didn't want him to hit the road all worn out.


ha ha ha.. yeah I hope Tony would be there..
 

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I'm actually saving up for it. I want to hit up NC then Kentucky.. But probably not in the same trip lol. Either way I want to at least get in a day of rest. I'm not sure I want to train hard then drive after a hard training. That was one thing I was concerned about when Tony visited. I knew he had a long drive ahead of him so I didn't want him to hit the road all worn out.


ha ha ha.. yeah I hope Tony would be there..
If you come through NC let me know. I live on the northern end of it.
 

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I think that'd be putting the cart before the horse. First figure out logistics of meeting, then once that's in place and we know who will be able to show up, we can build out a schedule for the meetup.

How do you do that when you don't know who would be there to teach this curriculum?
It's a bit of back and forth, because who can lead might dictate locations, timing, and so on... and vice versa.
 

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I'm actually saving up for it. I want to hit up NC then Kentucky.. But probably not in the same trip lol. Either way I want to at least get in a day of rest. I'm not sure I want to train hard then drive after a hard training. That was one thing I was concerned about when Tony visited. I knew he had a long drive ahead of him so I didn't want him to hit the road all worn out.


ha ha ha.. yeah I hope Tony would be there..
Holler if you head up toward NC. Unfortunately, I have nowhere to train these days (I'm currently trying to give away my mats, too - just taking up space downstairs in the corner). But I'd love to hang out a bit and ramble about MA for a while!
 
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