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    Posted: 18-Nov-2008 at 17:02
Originally posted by Husaria

I am glad we understand each other.If thats the case i would go with Muay thai and Judo, Muay thai for the clinch which turns up alot in the uglyness of street fights and judo for nice throws on cement using the clothing as handlesBig%20smile
 
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  Quote TheARRGH Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-Nov-2008 at 23:50
Hmm. Personally I'd take a combination of boxing (for obvious reasons), capoeira (for sheer physical conditioning and some take-downs, and so I could throw a powerful kick--given the opportunity) and Silat.

Why settle for two?




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Muay Thai all the way - no other choice for me.
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  Quote Suren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-Nov-2008 at 01:00
I have some training in full contact, so I recommend it. Kendo in a good choice, too.   
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  Quote TheARRGH Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-Nov-2008 at 01:10
I just thought of something.

Parkour.

It's not a martial art per se, but given how extremely important mobility is in a dangerous situation--both maneuvering during the conflict and in disengaging from it--parkour could be a really good choice. (If not as a straight self-defense practice).

It's physically challenging, very fun, doesn't involve getting beaten up, and useful.


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Batu you might want to try ARMA or kenpo which I highly reccomend


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  Quote Sarmat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-Nov-2008 at 16:17
IMO Chinese Sanshou/Sanda (which is actually a Chinese variation of Thai boxing with the emphasize of throwing techinques) is also very effective.
 


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  Quote Husaria Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-Nov-2008 at 01:05
Wow that looks very impressive hahah almost like a wrestling/muay thai hybrid.
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  Quote Batu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-Nov-2008 at 22:23
sanda looks very dangerous.you can even break your neck.see ,sometimes you gotta stay away from sports to be healthy.
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  Quote Husaria Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-Nov-2008 at 23:05
Any stand up grappling sport such as judo,wrestling or what ever has a risk of breaking your neck but i don't care if we stayed away from anything that had a risk life would'nt be worth living.
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  Quote Sarmat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-Nov-2008 at 23:36
Batu if you're afraid to get heart practical MAs aren't for you. Of course you can easily break you leg, neck, arm or get you head and brains damaged when you practice any form of wrestling, boxing, kick boxing etc. You'll never be able to eliminate the risk for 100%. Almost all the guys who practice boxing have their noses broken. A lot of wrestlers have differend kinds of injures. I have a serious knee injury after practicing judo for many years.
 
Perhaps aikido would be the best for you.
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  Quote Roberts Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21-Nov-2008 at 00:28
Originally posted by Sarmat12

I have a serious knee injury after practicing judo for many years.

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LOL
Obviously, not. Otherwise I would be in some other place instead of chilling out with you here guys.

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  Quote Suren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21-Nov-2008 at 03:40
Originally posted by Sarmat12

Batu if you're afraid to get heart practical MAs aren't for you. Of course you can easily break you leg, neck, arm or get you head and brains damaged when you practice any form of wrestling, boxing, kick boxing etc. You'll never be able to eliminate the risk for 100%. Almost all the guys who practice boxing have their noses broken. A lot of wrestlers have differend kinds of injures. I have a serious knee injury after practicing judo for many years.
 
Perhaps aikido would be the best for you.


I have had the same problem, knee injury, when I used to practice full-contact karate, but I love full-contact. It's really hard to avoid injuries when you are practicing martial arts.
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  Quote Batu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15-Feb-2009 at 23:45
I am doing sanda Smile And I like it.
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  Quote Husaria Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Feb-2009 at 00:04
Good for you, glad to see you found what you like.
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  Quote Jallaludin Akbar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Feb-2009 at 03:20
I'm doing Traditional Tae Kwon Do right now, but i have a question. Is taekwondo really practical for real life use or is it just for show? I know its great for cardio-fitness...but seriously which martial art is really used for practical selfdefence and not for attractive demonstration?
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  Quote Sarmat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Feb-2009 at 03:26
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I am doing sanda Smile And I like it.
 
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  Quote Sarmat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Feb-2009 at 03:29
Originally posted by Jallaludin Akbar

I'm doing Traditional Tae Kwon Do right now, but i have a question. Is taekwondo really practical for real life use or is it just for show? I know its great for cardio-fitness...but seriously which martial art is really used for practical selfdefence and not for attractive demonstration?
 
No, it's not practical.
 
 Muay Thai and boxing are very useful in real life.
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  Quote Batu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Feb-2009 at 15:51
I had 2 last choices; ,boxing,sanda
Boxing is probably the most practical one,but I didnt go for that becouse it lacks creativity;there are only a few moves.
Sanda is by the way,really entertaining. The wrestling part sometimes gets boring but still;I had to go for something before I get old Tongue
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