|Originally posted by pkcRAISTLIN |
i have a couple of good mates that are big into brazilian jujitsu. one of them almost represented australia in judo in beijing(disqualified, excessive contact ha). you should definitely look into it, it will make you a more rounded fighter. there's no good being awesome on your feet if your opponent has brought you down.
Yeah, that definetly true. I learned that the first time I sparred with a friend of mine who trained in Valetudo, Boxing, Judo, Muy Thai and some Philipino style who's name I don't recall (and he's a bit of a monster as far as size and strength go). When it came to the groud he clearly knew exactly what he was doing and all I could think was "oh fuck" . Don't worry, our system is pretty well rounded. It's got everything from striking, grappling, groundfighting to weapons. I just need to spend more time doing those. My reasons for doing kung fu, other than when I started, has always been all the benefits unrelated to combat (I'm not saying it's not important to train for combat, just not my primary purpose of doing it ).
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