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Martial Arts (Karate, Judo, Aikido...)

Postby milococosiro » Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:08 pm

Is there anyone who have opportunitues or at least want to take part in Martial Arts courses such as Karate or Judo or Taekwondo or Aikido etc?

Someone said that Martial Arts're violent because people learn to come to blows. But I don't think so. Martial Art is also a kind of exercises. You're not only stronger but also keep fit.
How's your opinion? Do you think it's a waste of time or one of the ways to be healthy?
And if you have chance, do you want to try a martial arts course?
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Postby Danyet » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:45 pm

People who say that Martial Arts is violent do not know Martial Arts!

I study Aikido and Hapkido. I have studied Karate, taekwondo, Arnis Kombatan and Bujinkan Ninjutsu.

Here is the Warrior's Creed written by a 10th Degree Bujinkan.

Wherever I go,
everyone is a little bit safer because I am there.

Wherever I am,
anyone in need has a friend.

Whenever I return home,
everyone is happy I am there.
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Postby Hardi » Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:36 pm

I would like, I would like to do everything.. but I'm little too fatty and weak now, for such hard exercises. Last week I had to move some furniture in my room and my hands was hurt like hell afterwards.. This is the result of noble computer freak's life in town. I have no musculature at all, have only gain some too much fat to tummy. But it's fine, since after all, what for I have Danyet to defend me then?
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Postby Danyet » Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:42 am

It does not matter what shape you are in, to do martial arts Hardi. I have seen guys who look like Santa Clause that can jump, roll and do the splits like a ballerina and that beat the hell out of most people.
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Postby milococosiro » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:22 am

danyet wrote:I study Aikido and Hapkido. I have studied Karate, taekwondo, Arnis Kombatan and Bujinkan Ninjutsu.


Oh, you study so much. I just studied Karate and Taekwondo. Do you gain advanced level or just study to known more about each of them? And would you mind telling me a bout Hapkido, I don't know about it.
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Postby milococosiro » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:28 am

Hardi wrote:I would like, I would like to do everything.. but I'm little too fatty and weak now, for such hard exercises.


As I've said that Martial Art's also a kind of exercises. Moreover, when you join any sports, you aren't forced to do hard exercises immediately, we'll have time to adapt.
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Postby Hardi » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:48 am

I better do some yoga then.. It's too trouble some to move my body so much. Hey could someone pleas hold my arms up.. it's too tiresome to do all my self.. just kidding :lol: actually I'm sure I look better than Danyet. But still.. the problem is staying up, and start it.. and even more than that, it's warming up. If u have already warm your body up, it's no problem to do some exercises.. And when you don't warmth up correctly, u may harm yourself...

Well when I was little I was able to do some of these yoga things lotos or how it's called.. siting on floor both legs crossed, and then can lift you butt off from floor by arms and dangle. It was kinda cool to do so. But now I even can't get near to it! I even can't get both knees to touch the floor. :oops:
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Postby blacklotus » Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:40 pm

I studied martial art during 6 years and I got a gold medal when i was in highschool :D
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Postby Danyet » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:33 pm

milococosiro wrote:
danyet wrote:I study Aikido and Hapkido. I have studied Karate, taekwondo, Arnis Kombatan and Bujinkan Ninjutsu.


Oh, you study so much. I just studied Karate and Taekwondo. Do you gain advanced level or just study to known more about each of them? And would you mind telling me a bout Hapkido, I don't know about it.

Hapkido is similar to Aikido in that it was started by a man who studied with the creator of Aikido and then brought it to Korea. It is more brutal than Aikido. It is designed to break and dislocate joints quickly. It is ugly and nasty, designed to win the fight quickly in any way possible. In true Hapkido there can be no sport contests like Taekwondo because the loser would be dead or maimed for life. Just be sure you study a Hapkido style that offers NO competitions. Such has:
http://www.ichf.com/
- CHON-TU KWAN HAPKIDO -
"COMBAT HAPKIDO"

Aikido follows the way of the Samurai and has traditions that must be followed. Aikido can be gentle and deflect an attack without hurting the attacker, if I want. In Hapkido few options are given to be gentle.
Here are some video clips of Hapkido.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtZFelMDyzY
http://www.worldhapkido.com/videos/back ... 20BBGD.wmv
http://www.worldhapkido.com/videos/Bear ... 20BBGD.wmv
http://www.worldhapkido.com/videos/Head ... efense.wmv
http://www.worldhapkido.com/videos/Cros ... p%20PD.wmv
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnNMCpOqyV0
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Postby milococosiro » Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:44 am

blacklotus wrote:I studied martial art during 6 years and I got a gold medal when i was in highschool :D


I also have a friend who have studied Taekwondo since 14 years old and attended many competitions, also got gold medals.
When you're trained, were you forced to follow a hard training programm or strict eating habit? Because I see someone who're trained to compete also follow something like that, even you were in highschool or professional athletes.
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