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Old 06-Feb-2017, 09:10 PM
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I'm a 46 year old guy from Western Canada, that didn't start martial Arts until 4 years ago. I've dabbled in a bunch of things, trying to find what I think is the "right path" for me to follow. I started at a WMA sword class, looking to find something physical to do, that I would go back to. Going to a gym and picking things up and putting down, or paying someone to tell me to do pushups never appealed to me. 4 years later, and 70 pounds lighter, I've gone to "Modern Combatitives/Self Defence," and have tried some Judo, Iaido, Systema, Aikido, FMA, KAPAP, and Martial Blade Concepts, and now am taking baby steps into JKD.

I wind up doing a lot of solo practice, and figuring out stuff on my own. I'm certainly no expert in anything, just a guy trying to be better.
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Old 06-Feb-2017, 09:28 PM
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Old 06-Feb-2017, 09:45 PM
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Old 06-Feb-2017, 10:31 PM
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I'm a 46 year old guy from Western Canada, that didn't start martial Arts until 4 years ago. I've dabbled in a bunch of things, trying to find what I think is the "right path" for me to follow. I started at a WMA sword class, looking to find something physical to do, that I would go back to. Going to a gym and picking things up and putting down, or paying someone to tell me to do pushups never appealed to me. 4 years later, and 70 pounds lighter, I've gone to "Modern Combatitives/Self Defence," and have tried some Judo, Iaido, Systema, Aikido, FMA, KAPAP, and Martial Blade Concepts, and now am taking baby steps into JKD.

I wind up doing a lot of solo practice, and figuring out stuff on my own. I'm certainly no expert in anything, just a guy trying to be better.
LOL, I think you'll find that a lot of us followed a similar path!
And there are several knowledgeable escrima and JKD'ers on MAP.
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Hazzard is a new found friend of mine who recently started training with me on Fridays

He trained - and continues to do so - at The Forge here in Calgary, which is also home to Langenschwert

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Hazzard is a new found friend of mine who recently started training with me on Fridays

He trained - and continues to do so - at The Forge here in Calgary, which is also home to Langenschwert

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