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    Personally I beleive that if you have a good...

    Personally I beleive that if you have a good instructor then the style is unimportant.

    Once you have been studying under a decent instructor for a few years you come to realise that the form is...
  2. There's a guy in London called Simon Lau, I think...

    There's a guy in London called Simon Lau, I think he's probably the best I've ever seen.
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    Our stance is left foot forward, but we are...

    Our stance is left foot forward, but we are encouraged to practice most things on both sides. One of our senior instructors took our Grandmasters instruction to always practice everything on both...
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    Thanks maxattck :)

    Thanks maxattck :)
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    You'll have to excuse my ignorance, us Brits...

    You'll have to excuse my ignorance, us Brits don't seem to use as many Acronyms as our American cousins.. What does TCMA stand for? I know what MMA is but what's TCMA? Is it "something" Chinese...
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    No I don't think so. I think they are just...

    No I don't think so. I think they are just another possible strike in you're arsenal. These techniques are difficult to use in sparring, the reason for this I think is that if you use them then you...
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    We tend to do light free sparring. The nature of...

    We tend to do light free sparring. The nature of some of the strikes we do, doesn't really lend itself to donning cumbersome pads and gloves. We wear mitts that leave the fingers free.

    Some of our...
  8. I'll have to try to learn to play him at his own...

    I'll have to try to learn to play him at his own game..
  9. ha ha it doesn't like ****ens - the author of...

    ha ha it doesn't like ****ens - the author of Oliver Twist then.. :confused:
  10. I did wonder, but humour doesn't always come over...

    I did wonder, but humour doesn't always come over so well in the written word, unless you are Shakespeare or ****ens..
  11. I think that's a little disrespectful to be...

    I think that's a little disrespectful to be honest, you don't know me in the slightest, so what makes you think you are in a position to say I am vain? I qualified the statement about my desire to...
  12. My legs are pretty strong I think. I cycle to...

    My legs are pretty strong I think. I cycle to work 2-3 time a week (a 25 mile round trip). I used to play a lot of Football aswell but then my Kung Fu training replaced that as we train on a Sunday...
  13. Thanks Scott No there doesn't seem to be any...

    Thanks Scott

    No there doesn't seem to be any pain with it, it just feels a bit funny. The fact that I've loosened the joint as you say, is that a good or a bad thing?
  14. Hip grinding whilst trying to do box splits, is this normal?

    Hi

    I've been doing Crane Kung Fu for 10 years, but just recently I have stepped up my training quite considerably.

    For a while I feel I have coasted along, just going through the motions, but...
  15. Thanks for all the tips, I've just watched Wong...

    Thanks for all the tips, I've just watched Wong Shun Leung videos on youtube. I might invest in the dvd, I've found it on ebay.
    :)
  16. Anybody recommend any good Wing Chun Instructional Books or DVD's?

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    Hi

    I was just wondering if anybody could recomend any good instructional Wing Chun books or dvds. I've been...
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    What have I done! :eek:

    What have I done! :eek:
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    Ok so I posted the Bruce Lee thread, perhaps I...

    Ok so I posted the Bruce Lee thread, perhaps I was misguided, I didn't realise it would result in this type of nonsense..

    Did you really mean to say "for the little chinese" ? :eek: Seriously! I...
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    I agree, I think Bruce had elevated his...

    I agree, I think Bruce had elevated his understanding to the level where he was in a position to leave the idea of systems & styles behind.. If he was guilty of anything I think perhaps it was that...
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    You can call me a big softy if you like, but I...

    You can call me a big softy if you like, but I thought it was really sweet..
    :)
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    Thanks for all the replies. I'm not a Bruce Lee...

    Thanks for all the replies. I'm not a Bruce Lee obsessive by the way. In fact for a long time I didn't think he was that good at all. I'm beginning to come full circle now and I am starting to...
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    [QUOTE=YouKnowWho;1137489]20 years is not very...

    [QUOTE=YouKnowWho;1137489]20 years is not very long at all.
    Bruce Lee did not define training program for:

    - beginner level,
    - intermediate level,
    - advance level,
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    I would have to...
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    Don't know why you thought it necessary to start...

    Don't know why you thought it necessary to start your post with his birth and death dates but thanks anyway ;) ....

    Personally I don't think age comes into it really, to a point anyway. If he'd...
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    I've sort of been led to believe that to become a...

    I've sort of been led to believe that to become a Grandmaster one must be adopted by a Chinese Master and then have the title effectively passed on to you..

    I'm so glad that I joined this forum, I...
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    Thanks for the reply. That opens up another...

    Thanks for the reply. That opens up another question to which I'd like to know the answer. How do you reach the level of Grandmaster? Is there a formal grading or is it like like you suggested? I've...
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