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hey i know alot about self defence and place's in the human body you could attack.
there are the vital pressure points which are the ear, nose, thout, groin, and the arteries in the neck. i know alot about the principel's of joint locking and choke application's like for example if the grabed you on the shoulder you could distract them with a palm strike to the face and then grab the wrist and twist it toward's their body and then their bodies reaction would be to drop to the ground. i know alot of defensive technique's like defence from a haymaker, choke from behind, front choke with both hands, headlock, and many more. i also know some follow up strikes which i could use for attack's to distract them so they could give me a joint i could minipulate easly. i know this because of my 1yr of training in brazilian jiu jitsu which i heard was one of the most effective forms of self defence in the world. i am an orange belt in jiu jitsu not japanease jiu jitsu but the brazilian jiu jitsu. if yall have anything to say about my knowledge of self defence then you can post anything you would like for me to discuss.
 

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What's your source of knowledge? Do you have direct experience with real violence? What do you know about REAL violence rather than what you see on TV, what many martial arts teachers think, or even just what most folks believe?

(I'll give you a hint. There's a big clue in my signature.)
 

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You do seem to know a lot of things pertaining to self defense. Over the years I also have learned things. But, there is one thing that sticks out in my mind, and has served me well over those years. On the Shoman wall in my dojo, my sensei printed these words high, close to the ceiling, that read, "those that know, do not speak, those that speak do not know". My sensei has passed away, but out of all he taught me, it is these words that have made the biggest impression on my life, and I also have passed these words down to my students. There are underlying meanings in these words, that need pondering. Within these words are a technique that has saved me from much trouble, and I share this saying with you..........
Also, welcome to MT, I hope you find all you are seeking, here, enjoy.
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I don't think he's a troll. I do suspect he's young, and lacks life experience. I am rather curious which location is correct; his profile is listing both Amirillo, TX, and Japan. And he says he trains 7 minutes a day in kickboxing... Not sure about how he fits being an assistant instructor in training into those 7 minutes. ;)
 

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I don't think he's a troll. I do suspect he's young, and lacks life experience. I am rather curious which location is correct; his profile is listing both Amirillo, TX, and Japan. And he says he trains 7 minutes a day in kickboxing... Not sure about how he fits being an assistant instructor in training into those 7 minutes. ;)

Not THE Amarillo! it's famous here!

PS his profile says he's on an autism social site. don't rip him apart yet people.
 

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hey i know alot about self defence and place's in the human body you could attack.
there are the vital pressure points which are the ear, nose, thout, groin, and the arteries in the neck. i know alot about the principel's of joint locking and choke application's like for example if the grabed you on the shoulder you could distract them with a palm strike to the face and then grab the wrist and twist it toward's their body and then their bodies reaction would be to drop to the ground. i know alot of defensive technique's like defence from a haymaker, choke from behind, front choke with both hands, headlock, and many more. i also know some follow up strikes which i could use for attack's to distract them so they could give me a joint i could minipulate easly. i know this because of my 1yr of training in brazilian jiu jitsu which i heard was one of the most effective forms of self defence in the world. i am an orange belt in jiu jitsu not japanease jiu jitsu but the brazilian jiu jitsu. if yall have anything to say about my knowledge of self defence then you can post anything you would like for me to discuss.

This is excellent I am happy of your progress and excitement.
BJJ is indeed an effective martial art the most effective in the world I believe depends on the practitioner and not so much the art it self.

Since you are in Japan you can visit the Takeda dojo it is in Tokyo.
Sakuraba and you can discuss the pros and cons of BJJ and wrestling over Watermelon.
My friend who trained there told me he likes to eat watermelon alot.
 

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Can we please reserve judgement here before deciding this poster is a troll? :)
 

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"autismspeaks social network"

He is probably 16 years old boy with autism problem. Martial arts are maybe his first bigger social contact, and please don't put him back and say he is a troll.

Martial arts community should accept people as they are and try to make them better. Pushing people down because "they are wrong" is bad, no, who pushes, he is wrong.

eggg1994, hello and happy posting. Here you for sure will find much useful informations, and friendly people. Remember, martial art isn't just a fighting to survive, it can be great tool to help you grow mentally and psihicaly, so as to meet much new people and make new friendships.

Greetings!
 

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Fighting is fighting, no matter what style you learn. Style is just a starting point or view from a particular focus. As you train longer, you'll start realizing that there are a lot of truths in martial arts that transcend style. I would caution you against taking the mantle of being knowledgable about self-defense with one year experience in an art and little or no experience of really defending yourself on the street. Rolling on the mats is a great thing and creates valuble experience, but it isn't the same thing as defending yourself against some chucklehead who really wants to hurt you. Real fighting is quick, nasty, brutal, scary, and very, very, rarely resembles what anyone learns in a training hall.
 

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Well it is normal to feel at the top of the world after a year or so of training, spend some more time and you will see just how little you actually know. ;)

Orange belt in BJJ is a junior rank for those under 15 is it not?
 

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Hi eggg1994,

I applaud your enthusiasm, however I would caution you against putting yourself up as an "expert", especially in this field and in this company. I'm going to try to be as gentle as I can here, but I'm going to go through your post and demonstrate a few things you may be unaware of at the moment.

hey i know alot about self defence and place's in the human body you could attack.

The first question any of us would ask is what do you feel makes you qualified to make such a definate, bold statement.

The second thing is to clarify what you know about self defence. Realistically, it has little to do with things like knowing places in the human body to attack, and has far more to do with understanding the effects of adrenaline, proper awareness of your environment (including legal systems), the realities of gross-motor actions, understanding of the common attacks that you could encounter, and more. We'll cover that as we go on.

there are the vital pressure points which are the ear, nose, thout, groin, and the arteries in the neck.

While these are certainly viable targets, they are not necessarily anywhere near as available, or even as effective as you are thinking. And again, the idea of relying on these targeting concepts is not really a good one when it comes down to it. For self defence, think broader. Body. Jaw. That kind of thing. And more importantly, train a gross-motor (simple) strike, or few strikes, that can be applied under the effects of a high-level adrenaline surge.

i know alot about the principel's of joint locking and choke application's like for example if the grabed you on the shoulder you could distract them with a palm strike to the face and then grab the wrist and twist it toward's their body and then their bodies reaction would be to drop to the ground.

That is an idealised situation as found in a class/dojo situation. And, honestly, it won't go down that way.

i know alot of defensive technique's like defence from a haymaker, choke from behind, front choke with both hands, headlock, and many more.

Defensive techniques, honestly, mean nothing when it comes to self defence. Well trained principles, on the other hand, are vital. The techniques are a way to get to the principles, but by themselves don't actually mean much.

i also know some follow up strikes which i could use for attack's to distract them so they could give me a joint i could minipulate easly.

This is closer to a principle, but it isn't a great one. It reads as a "I think I could" statement, untested and unverified under realistic circumstances. I have very real doubts as to it's applicability.

i know this because of my 1yr of training in brazilian jiu jitsu which i heard was one of the most effective forms of self defence in the world.

1 year in any art is barely starting out, I have to say it is not really any basis to claim to "know a lot" about such things. Relax, enjoy the classes, learn what you can, and eventually you may get to a point where you start to approach that degree of understanding, hopefully you will.

In terms of you hearing BJJ was "one of the most effective forms of self defence in the world", bear in mind that that, really, is a marketing term. BJJ is designed to be a specialist system, geared primarily against other BJJ practitioners, rather than actually designed for self defence. Does that mean it can't be used for self defence? No, not at all, it just means that self defence is not what it was designed for, so take such statements with a grain of salt, from anyone saying it for any art whatsoever.

i am an orange belt in jiu jitsu not japanease jiu jitsu but the brazilian jiu jitsu.

From what we understand, orange belt is a junior belt (it doesn't exist in the adult rankings), typically for practitioners under the age of 15. Do you mind if you ask how old you are?

if yall have anything to say about my knowledge of self defence then you can post anything you would like for me to discuss.

To begin with, could you answer the above questions? Until they are covered, it may be difficult for many members here to consider you someone who truly knows much about the subject, especially as many have been training much longer than you have been alive, and still don't consider themselves "experts" by any stretch.

As well as that, could you possibly confirm Tez's thoughts that you are autistic (you wouldn't be the first, or alone here on that, by the way), unless that is too personal a question. If it is, I understand, but it may help others in understanding where you are coming from.
 

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I realize that I lurk more than post, but I have tried to make quality posts during my time here. (I am hopeful that nobody thinks I'm trolling when I make this statement).

I came across a young man on a very unfriendly autism board (I'm a parent of a child with autism) and because of his interest in martial arts suggested he post here.

I assured him that this was a great board to visit. He is not a troll. He is young, not very experienced in social matters and perhaps a bit over-enthusiastic. He's a nice person and really wants to discuss MA. Thank you all for your kindness and guidance. I know he can learn a lot from you all. :asian:

Edited to add - My Friend, slow down and don't worry about trying to impress everyone. This is a great group. :)
 

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Hi Slipper thank you for explaining things I am sure myself and others will be sure to
treat him with respect and gentle guidance.

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hey i know alot about self defence and place's in the human body you could attack.
there are the vital pressure points which are the ear, nose, thout, groin, and the arteries in the neck. i know alot about the principel's of joint locking and choke application's like for example if the grabed you on the shoulder you could distract them with a palm strike to the face and then grab the wrist and twist it toward's their body and then their bodies reaction would be to drop to the ground. i know alot of defensive technique's like defence from a haymaker, choke from behind, front choke with both hands, headlock, and many more. i also know some follow up strikes which i could use for attack's to distract them so they could give me a joint i could minipulate easly. i know this because of my 1yr of training in brazilian jiu jitsu which i heard was one of the most effective forms of self defence in the world. i am an orange belt in jiu jitsu not japanease jiu jitsu but the brazilian jiu jitsu. if yall have anything to say about my knowledge of self defence then you can post anything you would like for me to discuss.

Glad to hear that you're enjoying your MA journey.

Keep on working at those skills; Train hard and stay safe.

And BTW... welcome to MT!

TCG
 
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hey guy's i never said i was an expert i was just shareing how much i know that doesn't mean im an expert. well to tell you the truth is that i only know the most commen street attacks in bjj and i just do the kickboxing stuff for fun. i have alot of backgrounds in martial arts which i never got far in then in bjj. i have just been doing bjj for a year and really i learned in my bjj art that if i use leverage and proper technique then i would be able to defend myself. im just trying to help make this martial arts community better i never called myself the expert. the reason why i said i knew alot about joint locks is because i know the mechanics behind them. just understand me please
 
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well thank you for warning me yall shouldn't believe in everything i say. im learning too you know. i never meant to offend anyone
 
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