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  1. Does the teacher earn respect by sharing his...

    Does the teacher earn respect by sharing his knowledge and demonstrating his skill
    or demand it with lots of narcissistic ceremony and martial bull shirts.

    How is the practical application...
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    40. When I turned 40, Sifu said, "you are now...

    40. When I turned 40, Sifu said, "you are now not the oldest young man, but the youngest old man."
    40 to 50 I think I was as strong as ever, plus the skill and experience, It was good. Mid to late...
  3. Nice bit of Loong Ying. In the first few...

    Nice bit of Loong Ying. In the first few encounters, the second guy jumped back, as you would have to do to maintain structure against this attack, its a 50/50 result. With that weight, you have to...
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    Ronin' post is spot on, but I think its a...

    Ronin' post is spot on, but I think its a perspective thing.
    Forget style, you, a fighter, have your 'kit', you skills. What is a 'full' set? One that works.
    How many techniques do you need in...
  5. Congrats! Getting a gig is always 'dai yat'...

    Congrats! Getting a gig is always 'dai yat'
    …but I have one question….

    How long does it take them to grow a cabinet like that? Looks like they take a lot of water, what do they use for soil? I...
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    I remember that, I think, from my early...

    I remember that, I think, from my early training….but its been a long time….. Leave the novice exercises to the young ones….
    ;)
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    :D these hands don't break nothing but hearts…

    :D these hands don't break nothing but hearts…
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    I have a couple of mates whom I spar lightly...

    I have a couple of mates whom I spar lightly with, one a former (two times) Brazilian National Capoera Champion, the other a former member of the Soviet National Karate Team.
    Jesus, the Capoera guy,...
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    I just wish I had a groovy guitar to add to the...

    I just wish I had a groovy guitar to add to the pix. Mine is just an old japanese copy of a Hummingbird, paid
    $75 for it in 1975. 40 years of abuse and it really needs a bunch of work, but the...
  10. Thread: You animal...

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    You animal...

    A few off the top of my head…Pak Mei, Shaolin, Wing Chun, Sumo, Hung Gar….
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    Reverse… Yea, it has a reverse drive. ...

    Reverse…<facepalm>
    Yea, it has a reverse drive. A starter motor attached to the rear end. Turn on the circuit (and lamp) and hit a button. She bucks virgin and jumps back about the same.
    And it...
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    HondaVTX 1800c Mototrike conversion.

    HondaVTX 1800c Mototrike conversion.
  13. Well said brother.

    Well said brother.
  14. Pak Mei has a bad rap because a lot of gangsters...

    Pak Mei has a bad rap because a lot of gangsters did the art, and buddhist or other 'good' men didn't like the ethic.
    The fact that elements of the Police and military trained it as well seems to be...
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    Poll: the vid is awful.

    the vid is awful.
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    Hey HTD, I would likewise like to know if there...

    Hey HTD, I would likewise like to know if there are any brothers in Houston, I still get into town once every year or two. Thanks again for putting me onto Yee Sifu a few years back.
    Cheers
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    My brother lives in Houston, and I've searched...

    My brother lives in Houston, and I've searched for Pak Mei brothers there unsuccessfully on repeated visits. Henry Poo Yee Southern Praying Mantis is the closest I could find. If you have any...
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    That's the spirit! I'm feelin it!

    That's the spirit! I'm feelin it!
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    When you see Christian, Jewish and Muslim clerics...

    When you see Christian, Jewish and Muslim clerics get together and celebrate festivals as one, say a Christmas celebration, are 2 of the 3 violating their beliefs?
    Your beliefs are your own, paying...
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    Which one of you guys is this

    "Man accused of picking fight with Martial Arts Intructor'
    http://wgme.com/news/top-stories/stories/wgme_vid_19619.shtml?wap=0
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    John, I think there are two kinds of attack. ...

    John, I think there are two kinds of attack.

    One, where you attack the opponent's centre of gravity and use their momentum against them, like some of the Cung Lee, and some aikido, . I mean the...
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    Yes, one of the older lineages in Sydney, from...

    Yes, one of the older lineages in Sydney, from Chan Hak Fu.
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    You aren't a Tranny Thai kickboxer by any chance?

    You aren't a Tranny Thai kickboxer by any chance?
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    Dave, when drawing the G Ching, I think you pull...

    Dave, when drawing the G Ching, I think you pull 3 sets of 3 chips randomly from the Nachos, then line them up and read them according to the placement of the cheese, sour cream, etc....for example,...
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    Why wait until he returns to finish it? Aren't...

    Why wait until he returns to finish it? Aren't you giving up an opportunity to carry your advantage?
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