Karate Is the Most Complete Stand-Up Martial Art and Combat Sport

Discussion in 'Karate' started by Arrow Karate, May 31, 2017.

  1. Van Zandt

    Van Zandt Mr. High Kick

    I imagine the OP dreams something like this...

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  2. Pretty In Pink

    Pretty In Pink Valued Member MAP 2017 Gold Award

    Nah, you can use Muay Thai kicks in JKD kickboxing. You can also use a straight blast but you'll probably get clocked for it :p
  3. Rataca100

    Rataca100 Banned Banned

    Just to aska question, would you consider MMA/ Sambo as a standup style since they do a mix and are not strictly a standup fighting one? If so i will take either of them for sport over Karate, just because they seem the most rounded. That and they will probbly just train in stand up should they be fighting in a stand up competition.

    Another point, there is one leg take down (?) competitions. i dont know if you woudl deam somone trainign for a competition like that as training in a style or not though, but if there is a competition which allows it there will most likely be a trainign regime for it which could be a deemed a style in itself. Dont know if it make sany sense somone who knows better/ is mor eexperience dcorrect me or take the good bits out of it.
  4. Hannibal

    Hannibal Cry HAVOC and let slip the Dogs of War!!! Supporter

    MMA isn't a style, it's a ruleset

    Sambo is primarily grappling based, although there are "Combat Sambo" competitions that allow for striking
  5. Rataca100

    Rataca100 Banned Banned

    I was thinking about sambo, as i didnt actually know if it was strikign absed or not but cheers anyway.
  6. Madao13

    Madao13 Valued Member

    My 12 years old nephew almost stopped talking to me some years ago because I told him Boyka wasn't a real fighter.
    I showed him videos of Pacquiao and Mayweather and he told me: " Are you serious? Boyka would kill them" :D
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  7. EdiSco

    EdiSco Likes his anonymity

    Clocked with a sidekick or a teep? please explain further
  8. Pretty In Pink

    Pretty In Pink Valued Member MAP 2017 Gold Award

    With a punch to the face. You can chain punch on people who aren't as good as you, but it doesn't work on better folk. Long knee, clinch etc. Like every technique, it can be countered.
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  9. EdiSco

    EdiSco Likes his anonymity

    Ah...makes sense now. I was confused.
  10. Hannibal

    Hannibal Cry HAVOC and let slip the Dogs of War!!! Supporter

    Absolutely it can work in better folk, but because people do it wrong it gets relegated to a lesser technique status... you don't enter on a blast or treat it like a jab or cross because that isn't the timing on it
  11. Dead_pool

    Dead_pool the merc with the mouth MAP 2017 Moi Award

    Well I like PiPs JKD, and I also like Hs JKD, but which way to find out whos best?

    FIGHT! !!!!!!!!!

    PS apologies to Harry Hill!
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  12. Van Zandt

    Van Zandt Mr. High Kick

    You're all wrong.


    Restomp the groin.

    Nuff said.


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