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Forum: Open Discussion 02-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,173
Posted By Havamal
Red face Not at all offended. Quite the contrary, I am...

Not at all offended. Quite the contrary, I am grateful for your input.

I am amazing by the lack of logic and the assumptions that people make about protection and deterrence, with or without...
Forum: Open Discussion 02-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,173
Posted By Havamal
don't tell me that there's a clear connection..

Please clarify: You do not want to consider the logic, facts, and statistics -- that is you're not at all concerned about investigating the truth or you have already examined the evidences and have...
Forum: Open Discussion 02-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,173
Posted By Havamal
Wink It's "nuts" that people tolerate such unfair...

It's "nuts" that people tolerate such unfair laws. The law ought to be applied to everyone...either: all can have it, no one can have it, or everyone that qualifies will be granted, just like a...
Forum: Open Discussion 02-19-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,173
Posted By Havamal
Question California CCW Permits

Court overturns restrictions on concealed guns in much of California - latimes.com

Court (the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel) overturns restrictions on concealed guns in much of...
Forum: Fighter Profiles 02-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,142
Posted By Havamal
I've heard Mike Ninomiya likes yoga, also. Osu.

I've heard Mike Ninomiya likes yoga, also. Osu.
Forum: Open Discussion 02-05-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Havamal
ticket $? 2014 Sabaki Challenge

About how much are tickets to attend the 2014 Sabaki Challenge?

The 2014 Sabaki Challenge will be held on May 17th at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO.
...
Forum: Kata 01-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Havamal
sure. I like two speeds in kata: the very slow,...

sure. I like two speeds in kata: the very slow, tai chi chuan like, & the explosive fast Ikken Hissatsu - "one punch one kill" -- speed.

the problem with MMA-hapkido is that hapkido lacks kata....
Forum: Open Discussion 01-03-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By Havamal
Smile Focus

There're more. A full, busy, year to come. God willing.

To be karate specific, I will focus on conditioning bare knuckle face/head punches while closing the gap.

Osu
Forum: Open Discussion 01-03-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Havamal
Wink TV: Sons of Anarchy

I'm hooked on #SoAFX, on Netflix and FX TV.
Forum: Open Discussion 01-03-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By Havamal
over-think less, talk less, listen better,...

over-think less, talk less, listen better, meditate more, do better kata, more conditioning with makiwara, more shin conditioning with my banana bag (the lower side's getting denser), stretch more,...
Forum: MMA Karate 01-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By Havamal
will never see the light of day

yes, I agree that will never see the light of day.

I'm glad after all these years someone is marketing profitably the mixing of the essence of two combat sports: "boxing" and "wrestling."
...
Forum: MMA Karate 01-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By Havamal
Gloveless, but keep the mouth & cup. the...

Gloveless, but keep the mouth & cup.

the essence of karate striking is in "ikken hissatsu" (one hit, one KO), best done via bare knuckle or elbow to face.

Osu
Forum: MMA Karate 01-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By Havamal
There's already too much padding in the UFC...

There's already too much padding in the UFC league. Less padding makes for better MMA, as padding weakens the strikers' tools vs. grapplers'.

Mr. Silva "walked" into that knee check from the...
Forum: MMA 11-29-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Havamal
Thumbs up Agreed: I could not save said this any better.

Agreed: I could not save said this any better.
Forum: Knockdown Karate 11-29-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,280
Posted By Havamal
1. cross-train in MMA training/sparring. 2....

1. cross-train in MMA training/sparring.
2. cross-train in muay Thai or internaltional kickboxing/sparring.
3. sign up for a kumite torunement
4. sign up for a kata tournement
5. ask you self:...
Forum: Training 08-19-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By Havamal
ikken hissatsu mindset in training. ikken...

ikken hissatsu mindset in training.

ikken hissatsu...with a strike or a kick, then be able to deliver such penetrating hits repeatedly.
be proficient in taking falls, throwing or take downs,...
Forum: General Equipment 04-05-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,341
Posted By Havamal
Lightbulb i've been talking the talk on this for too long,...

i've been talking the talk on this for too long, will move on installing a makiwara this month (really).

my hapkido instructor said he observed, while karate training in Japan, karateka using...
Forum: Articles 02-20-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,402
Posted By Havamal
Exclamation effective

"Cleaner" during sparring or fighting is when they're knocked down or KO'd clean: Getting so attached to HOW it's done is for kata work.

Move outside the mental "box."

Osu
Forum: Training 02-20-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Havamal
as a hapkido practitioner with karate as base,...

as a hapkido practitioner with karate as base, cross-training's good provided that you never neglect your base: kyokushin karate.

to win medals or prizes in a game or sport, one should specialize,...
Forum: Kyokushin Karate 02-14-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,389
Posted By Havamal
MMA, at a BJJ gym that also does judo, boxing, &...

MMA, at a BJJ gym that also does judo, boxing, & kickboxing (MT).

two sport-fighters were preparing for their UFC bouts and I was their "bullet sponge."

punches to face, kicks to side of knee,...
Forum: Kyokushin Karate 02-10-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,526
Posted By Havamal
boxing

Supplement your training boxing or kickboxing (International/Dutch or muay Thai, that allows leg kicks)

yes, of course, there's a HUGE impact in its change. and more so with bare knuckles.

ask...
Forum: MMA 02-08-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By Havamal
Thanks! Spin (heel) hook kick. How do you...

Thanks!

Spin (heel) hook kick. How do you say in Japanese?
Forum: Open Discussion 02-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By Havamal
I could be fully self-deluded, but I'm guessing...

I could be fully self-deluded, but I'm guessing that some punks see in my eyes a willingness to "engage" if that's right or to "disengage" as it almost always is the right thing.

That could be...
Forum: Open Discussion 01-31-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By Havamal
Smile Osu, Agreed. Reminders on fundamentals...

Osu,

Agreed.

Reminders on fundamentals never gets boring:

- The sportsman will benefit from weight training, to be sure. But the combatant
needs weight training.

- The proper attitude...
Forum: Open Discussion 01-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By Havamal
Exclamation unarmed self-defense or combat

check this out
http://www.attackproof.com/the-myth-of-grappling-as-self-defense.html

warns to avoid ground-fighting...
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