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Old 05-16-2007, 04:59 AM   #11
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That video is awesomely hilarious!

"Don't you ever do this..." (while banging the guys head on the table).
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Old 05-16-2007, 05:05 AM   #12
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Shafmeister is right - that train of thought will land you in the hospital or jail.
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Old 05-16-2007, 05:06 AM   #13
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I know no martial arts except for the holy trinity....knee, nose and nuts....that drops most people....although the best solution is one where violence is a last resort in my book...I agree on calling the cops...making a stand will make it 100x worse...as the next time they come back with a gun...too many crazy people...and it rarely works out as a happy ending for the guy saving the world like it does in the movies or tv...running around in a spidey or batman suit will only get you in more trouble than you need....
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Old 05-16-2007, 05:53 AM   #14
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Combining SPEAR with Target-Focus Training would be a pretty kick-ass combo in my mind--minimal investment in training with high output.
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Old 05-16-2007, 06:29 AM   #15
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That video is awesomely hilarious!

"Don't you ever do this..." (while banging the guys head on the table).
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oh my god, he's so...he's a REAL MAN! I just want him to touch me, he's so real...and tough as the ass of a pig.

Hmmm.....
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Old 05-16-2007, 08:58 AM   #16
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El Guapo is freaking awesome!

I really like SBG's take on the street vs ground story:
http://www.straightblastgym.com/street.htm

Work and family safe....street lethal however.

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Old 05-16-2007, 09:05 AM   #17
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I get the impression that a few poster didn't take my post seriously and think that I'm just some street punk trying to hurt someone. From the nature of my post I can see how you would get that impression, so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. More appropriately, I basically want to be able to defend myself. I usually distance myself from these bozos, but occasionally come across them and may eventually become a target. If that's the case, i want to be able to ward them off as quickly as possibly. That Bas Rutten video had me cracking up, but the tips we pretty damn good. I watched another self defense video of his and he says "The absolute quickest way to take down your opponent is to kick him in the balls, then knee him in the face, and if he's still standing, give him an elbow to the face". Sounds pretty effective to me. Regardless of your size, if you get a full force kick to the balls, you're going down. I'm going to be joining a boxing gym this summer, so I think that's a good start. I'm going to look into that SPEAR/ Targeted Force combo. Thanks.
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Old 05-16-2007, 09:06 AM   #18
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A video camera and a cell phone.

MMA and SPEAR.
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Old 05-16-2007, 09:24 AM   #19
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Greg,

before you take offence go back and look over your first post.

The next time they get into a bar fight and start beating on the nearest 120 lb nerd I want to be able to teach them a good old fashioned lesson.

It sounds like you want to walk the streets meting out justice, John Wayne, man-to-man.

Had you originally asked for advice about looking after yourself I would not have suggested you bought a cape and went looking out for a sidekick.

I appreciate where you are coming from but you've got to think these things over clearly. You may get hurt. You may even get stabbed. You may get arrested.

OK, boxing good. Look up Krav Maga. I'm surprised that no one has mentioned that. These will give you confidence.

BUT avoid confrontation whenever possible. That does not cut your balls off.

Unless it's some fucker punching a 90 year old in the head. Then you have my backing to tear them up.
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Yup - your original post did not come off as someone looking for self-defense skills. Quickest way to go is boxing + BJJ IMO.
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