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  1. Darkonix

    Darkonix A.K.A. _-Fear-_-Me-_

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    I've always wanted to join a studio where I can train and beat something but not sure whats in mind for me.

    How many of you guys out there are currently in a studio or doing some sort of MMA or Martial arts thing? I have about 5 places to call to see what bests suits me. Not sure though. What do you guys think about MMA/Martial arts/ Studios?
     
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    I enjoy martial arts. Most of my friends study their own style, some have multiple styles. We all have boken (wooden swords, katana style) That we spar with. Sometimes it gets intense with kyle, but he just got out of basic training a couple months back (Army brat). I like jeet-kun-do and mixed, he specialized in mui tia, and marcoh does kung-fu. On more than one occasion i have ended up with a cuncussion form sparring with them, and likewise with them. But what ever you are into, practive practive practice, and you must have dicipline.
     
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    I just recently moved to VA but up in the NJ, PA area where I'm from I had a few unique studios that I used to attend. The one I personally liked the most may not fall into the category of what you might be looking for as it's not a competition martial art. It's Krav Maga... which if you are not familiar with it is less of a martial "art" and more of a defensive martial combat style. It was developed for the Israeli military about 50 years ago to give all practioners, no matter of size or gender, a lethal advantage against an attacker. Being a big guy I always end up being the class example of this advantage. :sick:
     
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    I would suggest trying the martail art:

    'Tae-Kwon-Do'

    It is a south korean martiall art.
     
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    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    I am currently practising Shotokon Karate. Its good for the mind and body and I personally enjoy every class. Goodluck with finding one that suits you.
     
  6. Darkonix

    Darkonix A.K.A. _-Fear-_-Me-_

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    I hear that style is very tough. I was considering that choice.. but no studio around here has that type of style.

    So around here they have 1 big MMA studio/gym, A few karate studio's and a couple kae- kwon - do. Im going to call them all up and see because I will only be able to attend twice a week due to school and work =(
     
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    Yeah, just go at your own pace. Its tough, but it will benefit you in the long run.
     
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    TitansATB MMA Fan

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    Heh,

    BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU, one of the greatest martial arts to go to America. I would highly recommend it. Your can go on youtube search royce gracie and see how many people he beat. Most of them outweighing him by 50 or 60 pounds. And he still won the first few UFC tournaments. Brazilian jujitsu is arguably the most effective martial arts ever.
     
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    LOL studio
    Makes it sound more like a bussiness and less of a place of training
    My addvice (and a few other senseis/sifus)is get out there on the street and get in a few fights thats true fghtin not this area stuff becuase its to controlled
     
  10. Darkonix

    Darkonix A.K.A. _-Fear-_-Me-_

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    lol Street fights? Im not an aggressive person but I keep it all inside until its called apon. I was hoping just to maybe get a bit leaner and feel better about myself. Dont get me wrong, im not over weight. Im 155 pretty toned as it is. Just wanna join something an meet new people .
     
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    Seriously look into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
     
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    i used to do all sorts of martial arts but i dont now, but at least i now know how to kill a man in one hit in the neck

    but i ain't allowed to do that
     
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    Like people has said brazillion. . .

    Or like i said Tae Kwon Do:D
     
  14. jiu jitsu <3

    my bf is a 3rd degree black belt hes amazing :) and so is my best girlfriend ilana. she and i used to grapple all the time at her dojo. i also used to "ookie?" (spelling??) for her during her belt tests. i had so many sores on my body because of her! lol i miss that.

    i only have a yellow belt :yikes: GRAB MY WRIST!!!!! haha
     
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    Tell us some of the stlyes that are in your local area (wing chuns quite good)
    Will it be your first time studying ?

    Your best of askin to sit in on a few diffrent classis to see if you might like it
    Also ask a few of the sutdents if tthey like it and how long they have been studying (if you see a load of Black blets/dans its usealy not a good sign if they have not been there long)(most have things called Katas that are done on your own)

    But M/arts will give you more confidance in your self.(and it will give you a bit of a edge in a real fight)
     
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    Darkonix A.K.A. _-Fear-_-Me-_

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    yea that was my plan, I already have appointments to see a few next week. hopefully all goes well...

    speaking of martial arts and fighting.. I just saw a video on youtube.. omg..
    its called someting like :Kung-fu Vs. Ganster:. Funniest thing I have seen in a while. He sat that dude down. lol well thanks again guys. =)
     
  17. see im not much of a ninja, im more of a im going to deck you! kinda girl. i punch like no ones business lol. for a tiny girl, i can hurt.

    my bf is 3x my size (hes about 220 and 5'9) and i can take him down. and trust me, hes NOT going easy on me. ive got brusies all over because we beat eachother up lmfao. its awesome! <333
     
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    I did Shotokan Karate for about 5 years and recently I've taken up Kickboxing which I'm enjoying so much.
     
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    kikboxin is great, i done some but i was beating my brother up too much
     
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    Honestly, the best martial art you could be taking is Ninjitsu. It is harder to find, but it changes not only your life, but you can pretty much stop any other type of martial from it. You dont need to be strong either because with skill anyone can become deadly. They also train with weapons.

    When I took ninjitsu I chose to become skilled with the han-bo. Without a weapon I could counter anything and keep my distance. If you fall from a great hight, it can train your body to alter the impact so that you take little damage and are up in a second.

    I remember when these two guys thought it would be funny to do a prank on me by pushing me backwards when someone was crowching behind me, on instinct i turned it into a fluid roll so that it didnt even look like I fell down. Everyone watching was amazed.

    Read up on it, this wiki isnt far off. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninjitsu
     

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