Search:

Type: Posts; User: Kevin73; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.38 seconds.

  1. Replies
    15
    Views
    8,163

    I know that Morio Higaonna, of Goju Ryu, uses a...

    I know that Morio Higaonna, of Goju Ryu, uses a dit da jow. I also know that both Miyagi and Uechi used Chinese herbs in their training.

    I don't know what specifically they use, but I would...
  2. Replies
    27
    Views
    8,349

    Good article. As a side note, Classical Fighting...

    Good article. As a side note, Classical Fighting Arts #50, also just published part 1 of a two part article about this same thing as well. they leaned heavily towards his son making certain changes...
  3. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,786

    I have read that the double leg takedowns were...

    I have read that the double leg takedowns were inspired by western wrestling and incorporated into the system. I have also heard that this is why they were later removed from competition. You had...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    5,003

    Just some quick input. What is interesting is...

    Just some quick input. What is interesting is how some people are against kettlebell training in the traditional arts, but if you are familiar with the hojo undo found in okinawan karate. They used...
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,710

    It's a neat idea and the graphic is very well...

    It's a neat idea and the graphic is very well done.

    My only thought is to put which organization the style listed shows. For example, long ago when I studied the Seidokan version of Aikido the...
  6. Replies
    41
    Views
    11,997

    As with all things in the martial arts, it...

    As with all things in the martial arts, it depends.

    First, being a taller individual will give you a higher center of gravity than a shorter attacker. This is something to be aware of and make...
  7. Hick's law is the most often misquoted and...

    Hick's law is the most often misquoted and misapplied thing in martial arts/police/military training today. If someone mentions Hick's law to support what they do, I already know they don't know...
  8. Thread: BJJ vs. JJJ

    by Kevin73
    Replies
    205
    Views
    94,520

    This is not a 100% viewpoint, because as always...

    This is not a 100% viewpoint, because as always schools can very.

    But, BJJ seems to have put more emphasis on the sporting aspect of what the Gracies learned and taught. The GJJ has returned to...
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    8,887

    Sean beat me to it. I HIGHLY recommend the book...

    Sean beat me to it. I HIGHLY recommend the book he mentioned.

    If you like more visual things, Morio Higaonna has done a Panther DVD on hojo undo where these are covered. A similar video was also...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    7,981

    Well, I had a longer reply. But, in short. It...

    Well, I had a longer reply. But, in short. It depends on the state and how their CCW/CPL/Open Carry laws are written.

    In most states that I'm aware of, LEO's are exempt from those aimed at...
  11. Replies
    16
    Views
    7,224

    Long distance running will improve your aerobic...

    Long distance running will improve your aerobic capacity, but it will not help a whole lot for sparring.

    Sparring will help your sparring the most. Your body needs to be trained to do high...
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    11,108

    Talk about a thread necro!

    Talk about a thread necro!
  13. Replies
    23
    Views
    9,530

    No worries. I agree that it seems at odd with...

    No worries. I agree that it seems at odd with each other. But, I think it was the timelines that make it as such. In the Sijo Emperado interview, he isn't really talking about Kenneth Funakoshi's...
  14. Replies
    23
    Views
    9,530

    I tried to edit my message, but it wouldn't let...

    I tried to edit my message, but it wouldn't let me.

    I tracked down an interview with both Sijo Emperado and with Kenneth Funakoshi.

    This was taken from an interview that John Bishop conducted...
  15. Replies
    23
    Views
    9,530

    In an interview with Centrun Negro Magazine...

    In an interview with Centrun Negro Magazine (conducted by John Bishop), Sijo Emperado made the following statement.



    I did misquote and said "lineage" instead of "heritage". But, what I take...
  16. Replies
    23
    Views
    9,530

    To me, an interesting historical aside regarding...

    To me, an interesting historical aside regarding Kenneth Funakoshi. Originally, he was a blackbelt under Sijo Emerado in Kajukenbo while it was still in the Palama district of Hawaii.

    Later,...
  17. Replies
    15
    Views
    5,440

    My only recommendation is to go with a reputable...

    My only recommendation is to go with a reputable big name brand (Glock, Sig, H&K, S&W etc. etc.)

    Other than that, find a gun range in your area that allows you to rent guns and try different kinds...
  18. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,703

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IpHRpmu320 ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IpHRpmu320

    You're right it looks nothing like it.

    Also, we have Kanbun Uechi that was known to have learned only in China and learned something very similiar to...
  19. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,703

    Both Kanbun Uechi and Kanryo Higaonna taught what...

    Both Kanbun Uechi and Kanryo Higaonna taught what they learned in China hard/soft or half-hard/half-soft and the methods were VERY similar until the breathing patterns and hands were closed to fists...
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,703

    I believe it was more for introduction to karate...

    I believe it was more for introduction to karate for students and having a "set curriculum" type thing that they would learn that was kind of a non-style bias.
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,703

    I just don't think the time frames really allowed...

    I just don't think the time frames really allowed the two branches to do alot of group work at the time in question. Higaonna taught in schools since 1905, but always maintained a strict adherence...
  22. Replies
    33
    Views
    7,526

    I disagree with the point that grappling in...

    I disagree with the point that grappling in karate came out post UFC by the Americans/Europeans. Look at the Bubishi and you will see single and double leg takedowns and other grappling...
  23. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,670

    How? Did he submit or pin his opponent? Nope,...

    How? Did he submit or pin his opponent? Nope, they were stood right back up. There was no follow up to know if it was decisive.
  24. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,670

    That is where I was headed. I think if you pull...

    That is where I was headed. I think if you pull off a great takedown that does not happen to be on some list than it is still a great technique. In this case it just kind of looked like he just did...
  25. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,670

    I always think of an "ippon" as something...

    I always think of an "ippon" as something decisive that there is no doubt that the executioner of the technique would have won the fight with it. In this case they were VERY low to the ground...
Results 1 to 25 of 230
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4