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- Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:15:41 EST KbFo5A51 No.54759
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Hi guys. This isn't strictly MMA related, but do we have any experienced CMA guys on here? I've been doing Tai Chi for a few years and love it, I love doing the forms and the push hands and everything.
To make it more MMA related, why do you think we don't see more Sanda champions in UFC?
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Joseph Benavidez - Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:13:35 EST /rwrpDRK No.54763 Reply
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I'm an experienced CIMA guy
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Tyron Woodley - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:59:24 EST HXyYF68k No.54852 Reply
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The real reason why you don't see many Chinese/Japanese martial arts in the UFC IMO (from someone who has done Japanese Kung Fu)

Almost every Chinese and Japanese martial art that is focused on the stand-up game takes years upon years of conditioning (bone condensing throughout the body) for it to even be effective. smacking someone with the back of your wrist wont hurt them, however, smacking someone with the back of your wrist after bone-condensing conditioning will knock them out. This commitment doesn't fly in a post-microwave world. Also, even if someone does go through with the conditioning, the UFC tacks on rules and gloves, making a lot of those arts ineffective yet again.
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Tyron Woodley - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:01:48 EST HXyYF68k No.54853 Reply
>>54852
Also, I have done traditional boxing, muay thai, and BJJ so I have some experience to make that judgement call. I'm not trashing Japanese/Chinese martial arts. I think they are cool. Just stating facts.
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Jeff Monson - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:04:13 EST FDucgZ7P No.54855 Reply
>>54852

>The real reason why you don't see many Chinese/Japanese martial arts in the UFC IMO (from someone who has done Japanese Kung Fu):

>Almost every Chinese and Japanese martial art that is focused on magic takes years upon years of bullshit for it to even be effective. smacking someone with magic wont hurt them, however, smacking someone with magic after magic conditioning still wont knock them out. This commitment doesn't fly in a post-enlightenment world. Also, even if someone does go through with the magic conditioning, the UFC tacks on rules and gloves (which block chi), making magic ineffective yet again.

Have you ever even watched MMA? Fighters strike with their wrists all the time.
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Evan Tanner - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:58:25 EST HXyYF68k No.54856 Reply
>>54855
I'll ignore the negative comment and respond to your post politely. There's quite a difference in the way that MMA fighters attack with their wrists compared to attacks, say, in the monkey form of kung fu. You actually attack with the ball of your wrist (your hand bent all the way forward like you just shot a free throw in basketball). See video below to fully understand what I'm talking about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTRhmC6_wFE
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Evan Tanner - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:02:52 EST HXyYF68k No.54857 Reply
>>54856
And bone condensing isn't "magic". I guess Muay Thai kicks are make-believe?
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Frank Shamrock - Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:10:06 EST PkGiE+Xt No.54909 Reply
>>54856
That's a really cute picture of fighting they're painting there. Some of this stuff can work with punches and doing it in a realistic fashion.
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Yoshihiro Akiyama - Mon, 13 Apr 2015 03:34:39 EST arpZe4yP No.55645 Reply
I took gymnastics style kung fu for like 8 years.
I can definitely fight, if I have a sword or knife.
But hand to hand not so much.
CMA you should take if you want to use a sword, or ninjutsu or kendo.
Otherwise waste of time
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Lyle Beerbohm - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:48:47 EST bUK8sMy+ No.57642 Reply
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>>54759
>do we have any experienced CMA guys on here
I am experienced CIMA guy
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Tim Kennedy - Sat, 20 May 2017 06:34:44 EST hFfjcFsN No.57747 Reply
Pretty sure the Chinese just said fuck it and made gun powder and rockets. I could be wrong but that is rare.

I dunno about Japan. Heard they only came up with panties, fat people, and tentacles for their fighting displays.
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Giant Silva - Sun, 11 Jun 2017 02:03:12 EST Af3B9fmB No.57770 Reply
>>54856
...Did you really just link to fucking Jake Mace as an example of 'real' Kung Fu?
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Dr. M !gWLn19/oKs - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:05:05 EST 1S0evz47 No.57932 Reply
>>54857
THIS.

I carry one baseball and one softball bat around with me at all times: My right and left shins, respectively.

It hurt so fucking much, but thank you teenage self. If only flexibility lasted too.
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Marius Zaromskis - Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:28:05 EST kcFBPVmr No.57952 Reply
>>57932
Do you condition them by just kicking the bag heavy without pads a lot or what?

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