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10-16-2010, 02:14 PM
10-17-2010, 02:07 AM
Much respect to this man!
From almost getting killed in a lynching, to be being sent to war, being commanded by the same type of motherfuckers that only wanted him dead - survive the war, coming home mentally scared, to be able to find his "oasis" which helped him get by and not go crazy, to making movies, move to China and have a career, get the respect he never got back home. All that negative shit and he still kept it together to make it to where he is today.
02-06-2011, 12:57 PM
02-06-2011, 01:28 PM
what system he practices
looks like aikido
02-06-2011, 02:45 PM
According to Wikipedia: Chinese Goju, Goju-Ryu Karate, Jujutsu, Wing Tsun, Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu, Eskrima, Okinawan Kobudo.
Chinese Goju being the system he developed and now is the grandmaster of.
02-06-2011, 02:46 PM
kobudo is bad ass...think you train in like 18 different weapon forms
02-06-2011, 05:56 PM
not to be fucked with ^
the older dude at the end is Powell
seen him lock up like 6 black belts at one time....wiff ease and minimal movements
02-06-2011, 06:04 PM
here is one of my teachers - we started at the same time, he kept going - 20 years later, he's a 5th degree black belt - studies mad other styles also - world champion - not to be fucked with
02-06-2011, 06:46 PM
what system you in/was sunny?
i mess with the boxing right now
personally i like the hung gar style, or choy li fut
im pretty quick
isnt moses powell suppose to be related to the rza, i think i remember him saying something like that in the Tao of Wu
02-06-2011, 09:26 PM
i studied some nameless systems
karate and kempo
didn't stay long in any of them
wanna get into boxing soon
02-07-2011, 04:14 AM
i haven't gotten any formal training in over a year but this style seems to be in our dna. similar to the part in the movie "Rize" when the african parallels were drawn between crumping and ritual dance.
originated in angola. brought west when the portugese stole us. we disguised the art into a dance to hide it from massa.
i practice what little i know at least 3 mornings a week and watch the vids for inspiration.
the form is so fluid. i could watch these vids all day and sometimes do.
as a kid i studied won ji ku and tae kwon do. but that was over 20 years ago.
02-07-2011, 05:52 PM
here an e-book for anybody interested in muay thai
Muay Thai - The Art of Fighting
02-07-2011, 05:55 PM
if yall dudes come across any ebooks pertaining to the following systems hit the profile
Choy Li FUt
Tang Soo Do
sunny i heard that a system call Savate is similar to boxing,
i have a question for yall aficianados lol
why arent boxers given dans
02-10-2011, 04:00 AM
Reminds me of this
I practice kobudo every saturday: tenshin shoden katori shinto ryu.
real traditional samurai stuff. 9th dan master Yukihiro Sugino gave 3 classes at our dojo last week. It was amazing
Don't know of any good books yet though
02-10-2011, 05:01 AM
I was going to make a post about Fighting Black Kings. Watched it on Netflix back when it was on instant stream. Good flick.
02-12-2011, 02:28 PM
hung gar is one im researching
i once heard it is beneficial to the practictioner two learn a grappling form (BJJ, Aikido, etc)
02-12-2011, 02:32 PM
martial arts is more mental than anything else - sometimes, systems can limit you to certain moves - if the foundation of your form is perfect,you can incorporate all systems in your walk
02-19-2011, 02:53 AM
one of my teachers teachers
02-19-2011, 03:04 AM
02-24-2011, 10:24 AM
Found a blog with hundreds of videos, most of em are crap though.
04-16-2011, 01:54 PM
04-16-2011, 04:33 PM
a black dude that knows kung fu whoopin asians that know kung fu?? of course he'll win, he's got like 2 ft of reach on them lol
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