Muay Thai or TKD - Page 10 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Muay Thai Kickboxing Discuss Muay Thai Kickboxing technique, training, equipment and videos!

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #91 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-08-2007, 09:52 PM
Curitiba Food and Liquor
 
swpthleg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 16,176
Blog Entries: 14
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheNegation
I just remembered something I thought I would point out. My TKD teacher was the first guy to teach groundfighting to me. He taught me how to pull guard and avoid mount. And a lot of other useful stuff.
i have asked my tkd teacher about 1,000 times to teach me and the other women in the class groundfighting and he shows us stuff here and there, but it's
frustrating b/c i have seen him full-contact spar w/his 17-yr-old son and theres a lot more we could be learning. BTW all the women in the class are small, fast and fit, we are not 200 lb uncoordinated whales who will break a hip when we fall.
swpthleg is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #92 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 12:06 AM
Bantamweight
 
SnakePit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 610
   
Quote:
Originally Posted by swpthleg
i have asked my tkd teacher about 1,000 times to teach me and the other women in the class groundfighting and he shows us stuff here and there, but it's
frustrating b/c i have seen him full-contact spar w/his 17-yr-old son and theres a lot more we could be learning. BTW all the women in the class are small, fast and fit, we are not 200 lb uncoordinated whales who will break a hip when we fall.
I have a solution. If he won't, find a couple big guys you get along with and feel comfortable rolling around with and practice together?

Lifting one globe at a time!

Fav fighters
Tito Ortiz
Frank Shamrock
Aleksander Emelianenko
Fedor Emelianenko
Shogun
Phil Baroni

Rep me + and I will return the favor.
SnakePit is offline  
post #93 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 01:28 PM
Love Hisae
 
taiwnezboi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 535
           
Quote:
Originally Posted by SurfNinja
That being said, I personally like Muay Thai better because it teaches very effective punch/kick/knee/elbow combos, it's fun as hell (especially when taking classes with friends), and you don't have to memorize forms to pass tests. God I hated that in TKD.
Belt testing is so lame, IMO. Belts don't equate to skill. Who cares if you have a black belt if a yellow belt can beat you up?



Cris Cyborg
Chute Boxe Academy
MMA Record: 4-0 (3 (T)KOs)
Recently signed by EliteXC
Cris Cyborg Highlight Reel

taiwnezboi is offline  
post #94 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 04:06 PM
who's next?
 
Asian Sensation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Posts: 2,472
           
Quote:
Originally Posted by taiwnezboi
Belt testing is so lame, IMO. Belts don't equate to skill. Who cares if you have a black belt if a yellow belt can beat you up?
you know martial arts isnt all about beating people up thats why its an art the belt can symbolize more than just your ability to fight it could also show your dedication to the art

“Obviously Today is a great day in MMA.....Pro Elite is dead” - Dana White
Asian Sensation is offline  
post #95 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 04:09 PM
Banned
 
Okami-Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Kanagawa, Japan
Posts: 1,530
                     
Exclamation

Quote:
Originally Posted by Asian Sensation
you know martial arts isnt all about beating people up thats why its an art the belt can symbolize more than just your ability to fight it could also show your dedication to the art
you couldn't have said it any better man repped
Okami-Fan is offline  
post #96 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 05:44 PM
Love Hisae
 
taiwnezboi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 535
           
Quote:
Originally Posted by Asian Sensation
you know martial arts isnt all about beating people up thats why its an art the belt can symbolize more than just your ability to fight it could also show your dedication to the art
Very true. I guess I just feel that way because I used to play Kumdo (Kendo). Competition is emphasized in Kumdo and the divisions are based on rank. The school I practiced at was really strict on giving out black belts (1dan), and as a result I couldn't compete in dan-level competition in college tournaments I went to.



Cris Cyborg
Chute Boxe Academy
MMA Record: 4-0 (3 (T)KOs)
Recently signed by EliteXC
Cris Cyborg Highlight Reel

taiwnezboi is offline  
post #97 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 11:30 PM
Curitiba Food and Liquor
 
swpthleg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 16,176
Blog Entries: 14
                     
Angry

I don't mind testing for rank, but I hate testing in front of the entire school and so does every other adult female I know.
swpthleg is offline  
post #98 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 11:31 PM
Super Heavyweight
 
Judoka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,379
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by swpthleg
I don't mind testing for rank, but I hate testing in front of the entire school and so does every other adult female I know.
It is not just females. Testing in front of the class is crap.


Judoka is offline  
post #99 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 11:46 PM
Curitiba Food and Liquor
 
swpthleg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 16,176
Blog Entries: 14
                     
it totally is. it's hard enough remembering all the stuff you memorized and doing it right w/out everybody watching u.

so I have to hit the ground running now, the next scheduled test is nov. 3 and i want to be ready by mid-oct.
swpthleg is offline  
post #100 of 275 (permalink) Old 07-18-2007, 03:18 AM
Flyweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 402
       
To be completely honest, TKD is horrible.
Slug is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome