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I like the ones where they blame the others for not holding the target object right .

 

Anyone like to buy a ' telemarket sword'  ?

 

 

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In the old days, in europe, they tested the swords with both bending and chopping tests. 

I guess that is not how it is done today. 

 

Wait! 

Does that mean that my full collection of Conan swords are useless in combat? 😠

 

Darn. 

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17 minutes ago, Cleansox said:

Does that mean that my full collection of Conan swords are useless in combat?

 

It means that you didn't get the Riddle of Steel either.

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Why choke holds are so controversial.

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14 hours ago, Cleansox said:

In the old days, in europe, they tested the swords with both bending and chopping tests. 

I guess that is not how it is done today. 

 

Wait! 

Does that mean that my full collection of Conan swords are useless in combat? 😠

 

Darn. 

 

One of the adverts ;  '' $60 'Mushashi Ninja Sword' - Is it worth it ? "

 

Oh sure ! 

 

   :)

 

 

 

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14 hours ago, Cleansox said:

In the old days, in europe, they tested the swords with both bending and chopping tests. 

I guess that is not how it is done today. 

 

Wait! 

Does that mean that my full collection of Conan swords are useless in combat? 😠

 

Darn. 

 

That depends ..... I have a crazy huge 'Conan style ' sword blank  '  ,( blunt with no handle ever fitted ) , I even pared down some of the crazy stuff , like the claws holding clear marbles  :D   that someone made for me  ..... but it is made out of the steel from one of the old saw mill blades from the old abandoned  Boggy Creek Mill , that a friend bought out .    It can cut bricks and concrete blocks in half , doent even leave a mark on it ( that you cant wipe off ) .

 

So .... dont come at me with concrete or brick amour on !

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ANY  'demo' by Steven Segal .  :)

 

Gene LeBell responded in an interview to a question about Segal saying he could not be choked out ;   ' ..... I got the choke on .... and since he cant be choked , I guess he got tired becasue then he decided to have a nap . Also, he must have forgotten to go to the toilet before  as he decided to that now  as well . "

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16 hours ago, Nungali said:

ANY  'demo' by Steven Segal .  :)

 

Gene LeBell responded in an interview to a question about Segal saying he could not be choked out ;   ' ..... I got the choke on .... and since he cant be choked , I guess he got tired becasue then he decided to have a nap . Also, he must have forgotten to go to the toilet before  as he decided to that now  as well . "

 

My uncle took lessons from Steve Segal before he was famous. He says the guy acted like a movie star even then and his "lessons" basically consisted of showing off his own alleged prowess by knocking around the students.

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On 6/28/2020 at 6:07 PM, moment said:

 

Why choke holds are so controversial.

 

It's pretty intense the first time the lights go out...

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5 hours ago, steve said:

 

It's pretty intense the first time the lights go out...

 

Yeah, the first time it happened to me, I was still in my teens.  Panicked the hell out of me!

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No video but I’ll share a martial misadventure. I made my first pair of nunchaku around age 14 and taught myself some moves. I got pretty good with the little buggers. One day I was really in the groove in my back yard, missed an over the shoulder flip, whacked myself hard in the jaw and knocked myself flat on my back. It was a great lesson in their effectiveness! 

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16 hours ago, moment said:

 

Yeah, the first time it happened to me, I was still in my teens.  Panicked the hell out of me!

 

Mine was a standing knockout .... spinning heel kick to the temple .... Ooooo  pretty !  Stars and swirls everywhere .... then I had a nice lie down .  I woke up to others laughing at me explaining how i had staggered around for a bit .

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9 hours ago, steve said:

No video but I’ll share a martial misadventure. I made my first pair of nunchaku around age 14 and taught myself some moves. I got pretty good with the little buggers. One day I was really in the groove in my back yard, missed an over the shoulder flip, whacked myself hard in the jaw and knocked myself flat on my back. It was a great lesson in their effectiveness! 

 

I remember that sickening sound coming from the back of class .

 

Teacher   (cups his hand to ear ) " Aha! The sound of Japanese wood on Aussie bone ! "

 

That reminds me ; I once defeated teacher unarmed against him with nuncuks , fortunately these where the plastic ones . After class he advanced on me  twirling them ; "Lets see how you go against this ! "

 

Me;  " No ... get away! " <backs off , flings an arm out in a stupid defensive motion >   but somehow, fluke ! My hand hit the end of the stick he was holding, stopping its movement  and causing the other stick to whip around and the end caught him under the jaw . "

 

Him < astonished >  " How did you do that! "

 

Me < bluffing >  ; " Secret move !  And let that be  lesson to ya ! "

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I remember 2 sword demos gone wrong .  Stupid karate people that thought they could use a sword ;

 

first was with a cheap 'wall sword' .  The guy goes to cut something , flings the sword up first and the blade fliers off  the handle, over his head and lands somewhere back in the audience .

 

The second was some guys in my Sikiran club  ( what makes them think they could use a katana ? :huh: ) . One says he can cut a watermelon on his brothers stomach and stop in time so he doesnt cut him .

 

(yeah , you can guess .....   :D )

 

The cut didnt  go through the last bit of skin and the melon was hanging there , it would look better if both halves fell off either side of the guy lying down, so he gave it a little slice at the end .   The other thought the same thing and flexed his stomach up thinking that would cause the last remaining bit to separate ... at the same time .

 

 

=   about 20 stitches across his stomach , fortunately  just through the skin .

 

I remember going  to do an aikido demo once , when we got there it was a gravel  car park and someone forgot to bring the mats . The demo didnt actually go wrong .... the wrong part was afterwards .

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On 6/30/2020 at 3:50 PM, Nungali said:

I remember 2 sword demos gone wrong .  Stupid karate people that thought they could use a sword ;

 

first was with a cheap 'wall sword' .  The guy goes to cut something , flings the sword up first and the blade fliers off  the handle, over his head and lands somewhere back in the audience .

 

The second was some guys in my Sikiran club  ( what makes them think they could use a katana ? :huh: ) . One says he can cut a watermelon on his brothers stomach and stop in time so he doesnt cut him .

 

(yeah , you can guess .....   :D )

 

The cut didnt  go through the last bit of skin and the melon was hanging there , it would look better if both halves fell off either side of the guy lying down, so he gave it a little slice at the end .   The other thought the same thing and flexed his stomach up thinking that would cause the last remaining bit to separate ... at the same time .

 

 

=   about 20 stitches across his stomach , fortunately  just through the skin .

 

I remember going  to do an aikido demo once , when we got there it was a gravel  car park and someone forgot to bring the mats . The demo didnt actually go wrong .... the wrong part was afterwards .

 

I thought the next two would be fun for you!

 

 

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9 hours ago, moment said:

 

I thought the next two would be fun for you!

 

 

 

seen it before , a good one though ,  black uniform guy started out as tool ;   got told the others name and he 'Whatever "   WTF .

 

the other guy reminded me of myself at Aikido; I wouldnt resist but I wouldnt take a dive for them . some thought  the other is supposed to take a dive.  hence ..... Aikido 'demonstration'  :),   some instructors hated that , others, it didnt matter , and they did their technique easily on me  .  

 

 

 

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Here is Dillman self confessing his fakery (and a whole lot of others ! )  and also admitting he had a real chance  with a real master * but never followed it up .... he went down a very strange path instead .

 

 

 

*  Hohan Soken  is   3   back in my style's linage  through Ted Lange - who settled in Australia  (ie, my instructor's teacher was  Ted  and Ted was a student of  Hohan Soken .   see      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohan_Sōken  - 'students' . )

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