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    i'm sure you could figure it out with by...

    i'm sure you could figure it out with by practicing it some friends.

    we had two types of ready stance: neutral (self-defense) & fighting (sparring). we mainly trained on the neutral stance,...
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    the up-parry occurs 1st, followed by the slip &...

    the up-parry occurs 1st, followed by the slip & straight punch. although in my 1st kung fu style, we would actually used the slip 1st followed by an uppercut to the arm (using the "slipping" hand as...
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    i went over the book, and i just don't see any...

    i went over the book, and i just don't see any pushing of political agenda, overt Taiwan favoring or veiled racism toward non-chinese...

    he did note his difficulty in bridging cultural barriers...
  4. dude, what for?!? ;)

    dude, what for?!? ;)
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    just to be clear, i never said Adam Hsu's word...

    just to be clear, i never said Adam Hsu's word should be taken as "gospel". i do believe that he is generally well-respected. if i recall correctly there were members on this forum that made his...
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    much appreciated! always good to get new...

    much appreciated! always good to get new perspective on things.:D
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    really? i didn't get any of that 'veiled racism'...

    really? i didn't get any of that 'veiled racism' when i read it. could you point out some passages while i try to dig that book out of my closet.
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    in terms of usage, i'm sure most here if not all...

    in terms of usage, i'm sure most here if not all have read widely respected author, Adam Hsu's book The sword-polisher's record. there's a chapter where he tries to describe kung fu and it's...
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    karate, a bit. i felt like i was slumming it....

    karate, a bit. i felt like i was slumming it. lol. jk. i took Okinawan goju ryu actually. i saw a lot similarities to kung fu.

    judo, yes. i know what you're saying....
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    i feel kung fu gave me a great foundation. no...

    i feel kung fu gave me a great foundation. no matter what other martial art (judo, gjj, hapkido, fma, jeet kune do, etc) i studied afterwards, my instructors were always impressed with how fast i...
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    these days i get together with a couple a...

    these days i get together with a couple a buddies. one of them is a taekwondo/hapkido practitioner but also had practice hung gar, and we practice at his place. we don't practice forms.

    after a...
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    i'm partial to comedies. the last dragon - ...

    i'm partial to comedies.

    the last dragon - "kiss my converse" lol
    big trouble in little china
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    haha!!! nice!! :D

    haha!!! nice!! :D
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    there's no secret. i just don't like telling...

    there's no secret. i just don't like telling them to rude guys like you...
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    i do still get together with my former classmates...

    i do still get together with my former classmates from judo...
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    i'm not in the habit of posting my fav...

    i'm not in the habit of posting my fav strategies/tactics :p.
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    yeah, i'm sure i can pull it off... but i'm also...

    yeah, i'm sure i can pull it off... but i'm also sure that my methods will get me disqualified.
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    good comeback. sound like a broken record. ;)

    good comeback. sound like a broken record. ;)
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    you're assuming this is that said someone is...

    you're assuming this is that said someone is using the demonstrated full-nelson or wrist-lock as the primary takedown method. it can be a follow-up technique used to flow with an opponent's...
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    i've dabbled in judo & bjj. i can say with...

    i've dabbled in judo & bjj. i can say with confidence that your average student is far from being street worthy in 3 months
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    a bit generous aren't you?

    a bit generous aren't you?
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    i had few encounters. but i once used a...

    i had few encounters. but i once used a phoenix-eye fist. it was like a vertical punch but rotated out laterally a bit; as if you're turning the hand palm up. my target was the nose, but the...
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    yup, just about it seems....

    yup, just about it seems....
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    there are al lot shuaijiao videos out there you...

    there are al lot shuaijiao videos out there you could get. even on youtube.

    if you separate the techniques according to upper body & lower body techniques, it should make learning easier.
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    bawang, could you provide videos that show...

    bawang, could you provide videos that show examples of both types of forms?
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