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Old May 8th, 2013 (11:08 AM).
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Do you know any martial arts?

Which styles, if so?

Which ones do you want to learn if any?

Have you ever taken part in a tournament?

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Old May 8th, 2013 (12:21 PM).
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I spent a couple months taking aikido classes a while back. I can't really remember why I started, but it was probably something to do with the 'softer' nature of that martial art. It's a lot of throwing and rolling and much more self-defense oriented than the punching and kicking you get in other martial arts.

I don't remember any of it now and I don't have plans to go back and try again.
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Old May 8th, 2013 (12:41 PM).
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Started Karate when I was 5
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Started Muay-Thai at 15

I could say I'm pretty experienced in different forms of martial arts since I'm teaching 12-14 years old
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Old May 8th, 2013 (12:41 PM). Edited May 15th, 2013 by Sanguine.
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I teach Thai and Taekwondo thrice a week.

I'm really want to try out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Savate ^-^

I've only done one tournament which was a disaster - I tripped, fell and landed on my nose (breaking it) and cried for about 10 minutes straight.
Hey, it hurt a lot :'(
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Old May 8th, 2013 (01:28 PM).
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1.5 years of aikido. (I dont remember much anymore)
And now Taekwondo 2 times a week. (ive been doing this for about half a year etc)

When this doesnt interest me anymore ill find something else. I dunno... Maybe I should start looking something that would suit me personally. :'D
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Old May 8th, 2013 (01:31 PM).
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I took some tang soo do classes during my middle school years, back when I was all "omg karate yeeeah". Stayed in them for a few years, not sure why I stopped. I'm thinking it had to do with my parents not being willing to pay for more classes (and I might have been losing interest by then as well).

Took a karate class as a PE class in college, not sure what style it was. Might have been taekwondo. I just know I took that since I needed the credit and I was interested in trying out martial arts again. ><

That's basically it. Sadly, I don't remember much of what I learned at all. :(
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Old May 8th, 2013 (03:06 PM).
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I really don't see a use for martial arts. I don't think it's all that interesting. 3:

I've never learned it, but watching it is boring and I even fought my brother who learned karate and I still won just by blocking him and pushing with my hands. Not that hard.
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Old May 8th, 2013 (04:43 PM).
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I don't know any currently, but I want to learn aikido. I am not a violent person and I feel that the style greatly reflects my intentions. Unlike some people... I have no desire to pummel some guys face to a bloody pulp. Violence is a tool of the weak--the strong need raise but a finger to send their enemies away.
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Old May 9th, 2013 (12:37 AM).
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I did Karate when I was younger because I obsessed with the Movie Karate Kid( the old one not one with Jackie Chan). I quit it when I after about 2 years.
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Old May 9th, 2013 (01:09 AM).
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I want to learn Taekwondo. Fits my physique and I want my agility to improve.
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Old May 9th, 2013 (04:04 AM).
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I really don't see a use for martial arts. I don't think it's all that interesting. 3:

I've never learned it, but watching it is boring and I even fought my brother who learned karate and I still won just by blocking him and pushing with my hands. Not that hard.
I agree with you, I too don't see the use of it however I do find it interesting, but only in movies.

I have a friend who practiced a martial art (I forgot what it was) I manage to beat him by grabbing him and throwing him to the ground. There's also this bully in school who was showing off his "skills" he later tried to take my pen for whatever reason...then I stabbed him in the hand with the pen. Basically martial arts don't really do anything.
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Old May 9th, 2013 (09:26 PM).
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I stopped karate when I was like 14. I was a black/red belt.
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Old May 10th, 2013 (07:29 AM).
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I've done Taekwondo for two years. Currently green-blue belt. Went to two tournaments, highest rank being 3rd at my first one.
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Old May 15th, 2013 (12:21 PM).
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I took tae kwon do lessons for 6 years. I stopped at some point after that, but I think I remember some of my moves.
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Old May 15th, 2013 (12:25 PM).
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I've never taken any karate or martial arts classes cause I never had interest in them as child plus I'm not really psychically fit for these kind of things. I still really don't , but I can see a use for them in way. Really good for protection. I've known many people who have been in martial arts classes and it does seem like a neat art.
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Old May 16th, 2013 (01:03 AM).
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I haven't took any classes regarding martial arts, but from young, I've always been interested in it. Especially Wu Shu (or you guys call it traditional Chinese martial arts) However, I just didn't had the courage to learn when I was young. Damn, now it feels awkward for a 15 year old kid to join a class full of kids. And I am Chinese.
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Old May 18th, 2013 (03:07 AM).
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never took any classes. i was going take some classes a few years ago but something came up ..and i didn't take them..
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Old May 18th, 2013 (05:00 AM).
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Yes, I did one year of Karate but stopped since i lost my interest in it and became more attached to sports. Oh yeah and i love wrestling.
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