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I Take the Martial Arts Very Seriously

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    A Sport?

    I've been studying martial arts since I was about 7 or 8. I started with Tae Kwon Do, but I eventually moved into Brazillian Jujutsu and Muay Thai. When I get the chance, I try to train at least 3 hours a day, thouh it's usually closer to 1-1 and 1/2. I...
    someguywithakatana someguywithakatana 16-17 Jan 6, 2010

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    Why Do I Push So Hard?

    This is the question I get from my family and friends whenever I discuss my pathological need for Kung Fu. Kung Fu means excellence or mastery through hard work. Anyone, in any field of endeavor, can have Kung Fu. My pursuit of Kung Fu, and the one with which most westerners are...
    IWantACoolUsername IWantACoolUsername 41-45, M Jun 27, 2010

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    A Late Start.

    For as long as I can recall, I have been deeply interested in the martial arts.  A big part of it probably correlates to my high level of personal discipline.  I decided at a young age that I would never drink, smoke, do drugs, or commence in meaningless sex, and my...
    serpent428 serpent428 16-18, M Dec 3, 2007

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    LA Boxing

    i did tkd for 6 going on 7 years and hopkido and i loved the person that leard under was a ex swat and has been fighting in real life combat for over 20 years  and know i train in muay thai and bjj and boxing all in one place with some of the best in my state so if you have...
    durrett durrett 22-25, M May 19, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So I have always wanted to make my own martial arts dojo and finally got to the point where I think GOD wants to build a Christian martial arts dojo. I don't want one of those...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Will be doing martial arts for 21 years in November. Love all types of martial arts. My main discipline is taekwondo, hapkido and judo. Doing cajonkarate now. Combination of...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I first started practicing Shotokan and i felt in love with it. Maybe because at first it felt like all those video games that i used to play when i was a kid, but with time i...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    I have my white belt in tai kwon do but I had to quit due to classes rescheduling :/ however I'd love to take up any form of martial arts again!
    JJ125880 JJ125880 18-21, F Jul 3

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    There are a few things to keep in mind: 1. This is new, and changing. I’ll take legitimate suggestions seriously. 2. This is a sport, not a style. 3. I call it “circle boxing...
    RipperCreak RipperCreak 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I love Martial arts. I practice Krav Maga, L.I.N.E., Kata, and Combato. I also do Iron Body Pain Resistance Training.
    ElMatador96 ElMatador96 16-17, M a week ago

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    I take all relationships seriously & am committed 200%
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jul 18

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    even though I'm in 7th grade, I take my relationships seriously. if I say I love you,I really do. I never will lie to person. I think it's because I have been lied to and cheated...
    larissakidd larissakidd 13-15, F Jul 19

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    It's the only art other than anime I would go to a museum and see. All types of martial art is beautiful. I started taking karate before I started high school but my mom couldn't...
    Hnation Hnation 22-25, M Jul 2

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    I do one called "daxkido" it's my own martial art where I use anything and everything in my defense.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M a week ago

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    It's my passion in life. I may only train in my dojo for five days a week but I practice everyday. I love the challenge of sparring someone and scoring with all different types of...
    BrownSunSet97 BrownSunSet97 16-17, M Jul 16

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    If you are an insecure sort of person you can invest a lot of energy and yourself in finding a person or persons on EP who will be a friend, a love, a confidante, whatever. You...
    shydate shydate 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Iv been doing 3 years of karate along with gracie jujitsu a little TKD
    Karatemaster4869 Karatemaster4869 16-17, M Jul 2

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    I did MMA for a decade because I had poor concentration in school. It gave me concentration and patience.
    sebas1 sebas1 26-30, M Jul 4

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    If two fighters were in a ufc type ring, and one fighter was a master of 1)Karate 2)jeet kune do 3) Chinese boxing 4) savate) 5) judo and 6) traditional japanese jui jitsu and...
    danondorf danondorf 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    been training muay thai bow for 10 years and mma for about a year. but this week has been tough. lots of hard intense training,
    Maddevall Maddevall 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I've been training in JKD for almost 9 years now. I can say that the experience has been one of the best times of my life.
    Aaronns Aaronns 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    My boyfriend is a black belt in tang soo do karate and I'm an orange stripe. We kick *** together :)
    emzilini emzilini 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Relationships do more psychological harm than it does any good because often we fall in arms of the wrong people to show us what right.
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F Jul 9

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    It takes a lot for me to hate someone. So to be specific I don't hate the person I hate the behavior. I deal with kids five days a week all day in the summer. It's a martial arts...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I practice martial arts for combat and damn it in not gonna apologize because it's a huge part of who I am
    chowgarartist chowgarartist 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love the relationship I'm in right now. He's my first boyfriend and I know we'll be together for a long time. I don't like playing with peoples feelings so I take my relationship...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am always doing something artsy. Either I'm drawing, painting, making various types of origamis, DIY clothing like tie dye, or making objects look pretty. Last night I made a...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I think I just failed my first chemistry exam. I am starting to hate school. I don't want to go to school anymore. I don't know how to study. I don't care if I don't end up being...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Jul 9

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    And my ex didn't take our relationship that seriously, when he left me a few weeks ago, I was shattered. I still am. I'm trying to be okay. But I find myself crying all the time, I...
    hg14 hg14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My parents gave me a blue topaz yellow gold ring for my 10th birthday. I seriously never take it off. The only time I did I was going to Guatemala on a mission trip, I didn't want...
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F Jul 16

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    I'm fed up!!! I can't take this anymore!! My father came into my room at 4 in the morning and he's like u will not go to that university that I want to go because it's too far and...
    introducingmyself introducingmyself 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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     Saw this in my backyard and had to take a pic.
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    What I mean by this is that some women think they can walk around have naked and drunk without getting approached or attacked!!!!???? Men aren't without faults but give me a break...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm always pressured to be better. I always think of pleasing anyone, even guys and it can seriously be a blow to my self-esteem. Especially when it goes unnoticed. But not even...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    everytime i get together with my girls, or boys u knw its picture time, i feel like if i dnt take that moment i will never see it again. so i take everything every time. i love how...
    mamello mamello 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I have this habit of taking it personal when a friend doesn't take the time to try to talk to me (she's probably just busy with life, like me) or doesn't take the initiative to try...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I'm 17 and i'm about to turn 18 on August 7. The reason I havent been able to is because, every time I want to take, my mother never takes me. She always says to study it and on...
    Vanessanicolexo Vanessanicolexo 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I have went from 40 mg to 30 to 20 to 15 to 10 mg. I was told since I was a little girl that I needed adderall. I will never forget in junior high being called into the nurses...
    Shmeather1234 Shmeather1234 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It would just be nice to be taken care of for once. I take care of everyone else I make my family dinner every nite pack a lunch for my husband and older son, I run kids all over I...
    krisina krisina 36-40 1 day ago

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    Man I would slap and punch every stupid and fake girls that think they can look down on me cause I don't do make up or have long hair or dress up and show my skin or have super...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I know what it's like to grow up without having been cared for by parents or any guardians. Every thing good that has been done has been followed by an equal or worse price to pay...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I always dreamed that I would be kidnapped taken to a a castle of some kind and taken as a tickle slave where there are all kinds of bondages and tickle tools and I am tickled...
    oceanskywalker oceanskywalker 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I can admit, I don't know how much more I can take. I am tired of crying. Not being about to be where I want to be. Not having something that I have never had. How many people can...
    HollySch13 HollySch13 26-30, F Jul 7

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    I've been ok. Started taking an anti anxiety pill that has left me feeling numb. Only 10mgs I remember I was on it at 20/40mgs but it gave me headaches and a ringing in my ears. So...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Jul 10

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    A picture paints a thousand words, or so they say. I try to take a camera everywhere with me, because when I haven't had it with me, that's the time when the ideal picture presents...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Who doesn't like to take pictures😊 i love to take selfies😎
    Ashley989 Ashley989 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love to take pictures, my mom says I act like a tourist. Everywhere I go I take plenty of pictures, upload them on the computer, print them out and put them in a scrapbook :)
    MeowChan99 MeowChan99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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