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  • #31
    Hmmm.....touche Uncle Corny!

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    • #32
      Originally posted by Uncle Corny
      1) neither.
      2) join the israeli army, then you can be taught the REAL krav maga.

      that's my suggestion
      Oh great get the Israeli army to have him killed too!!!!!!!! sarcasm.

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      • #33
        Originally posted by SweepEm
        every martial art depends on who is teaching...

        here in LA, if those were my only 2 choices,

        I'd choose Krav Maga
        There are some really good WC instructors in LA. Eric Oram and Master Joe Sayah.

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        • #34
          I guess, as a practitioner of Krav for the last 5 years, I would have to say that, in any altercation, instinct is going to take over. No matter what discipline you happen to study, at the root, when you're facing an attacker, your best defense is to strike at the first sign of aggression. I find that regardless of training, my first reaction is control, and, as one poster replied, "the old one two"

          It stands to reason, and has been my experience that in any fight, once an aggressor has the idea placed in his head, (Usually by way of a painful, direct strike) that he is going to be hurt, the fight has virtually been won. At that point, it's just a matter of him fighting enough to save face, without being hurt too badly.

          In this regard, any style of self defense, once studied and practiced will give you the reflexes and instincts to defend yourself to a point where the situation has been diffused and both parties can walk away.

          Some would disagree and believe that any fight that ends without blood or something broke is a draw. I believe that as long as you're able to walk away without being severely injured and have sufficient confidence that there is no risk of a second attack, then whatever fighting style you incorporate is effective.

          Just find one that appeals to you, keeping in mind the time required to effectively master the techniques, your level of conditioning, and future ability to continue studying.

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          • #35
            Originally posted by Uncle Corny View Post
            1) neither.
            2) join the israeli army, then you can be taught the REAL krav maga.
            that's my suggestion
            What sort of dumb advice is that???, maybe the OP lives in the USA which might be just a bit too long of a Bus ride to Tel Aviv, not to mention that maybe he doesn't want to join an army and be an abject slave to various Politicos. I would have to say that looking at your dumb post, we have another smuck on the boards oh, and you say you are a bouncer, I would say you are just another ITG (see attached pic).

            For the OP, I would agree with the comments made above about Boxing being very good, simple & effective, I would also say that Muay Thai, San Shou are great aswell.
            From what I understand about Krav Maga, there is some good stuff learnt in KM and I would certainly advise KM over WC if your choice is limited to just those 2.
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            • #36
              HuSanYan,

              Uncle Corny wrote his post years ago....maybe he's changed? Thanks for dragging up the past.

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              • #37
                Originally posted by WildWest. View Post
                HuSanYan,

                Uncle Corny wrote his post years ago....maybe he's changed? Thanks for dragging up the past.
                You are most welcome, just remember.......HuSanYan is always at hand, he is here, there and everywhere always ready to go into battle with diabolical Trolls and moaning whingers like old Arieson above

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                • #38
                  But HuSanYan is a troll, is he not?

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                  • #39
                    Originally posted by Ben Grimm View Post
                    But HuSanYan is a troll, is he not?
                    I don't know anything anymore.....

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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by Ben Grimm View Post
                      But HuSanYan is a troll, is he not?
                      No Ben, he is not a troll, but a fine upstanding basher of trolls

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                      • #41
                        I think that krav maga is a better choice as it is the most effective in real life situations.
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