View Single Post
Old 08-16-2007, 11:21 PM   #35
Walk Like a Warrior
blackwisdom's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Norfolk, VA
Age: 35
Posts: 1,266
Rep Power: 15
blackwisdom crouching tigerblackwisdom crouching tiger
Send a message via Yahoo to blackwisdom

Originally Posted by SWAMP WATER View Post
I live in Chicago.Whats the best way to find teachers with the best credentials,and what should I look out for?
Look out for schools that have long term (1yr+ ) contracts for new students. Look out for unnecessary showmanship. If the place and people don't feel right to you, leave it alone. Look out for teachers who beat people up and degradate them for no real reason. Word of mouth is somewhat a good reference. Look for combination arts or very solid systems. There're a lot more things that you can be on the look out for but these hit my head first. If you know yourself then you'll know what you want and need.

"Read everything, listen to everybody, don't trust anything unless you can prove it with your research." - William "Bill" Cooper
Myspace Libradio Prison Radio/Mumia Fourty-Two/Seven
blackwisdom is offline   Reply With Quote