Discussion in 'Survey' started by jfleshner, Jan 2, 2009.
I was 14 and the style was Okinawan Karate. I am now 36 and starting kempo jujitsu.
I started wado ryu karate when I was about 6. Then I quit for loads of years and took up shotokan karate when I was 19 - I'd always intended to take up karate again 'cos I missed doing it.
I started Northern Shaolin Kung Fu at about 15 and I currently do TKD which I started at 38.
10 years old, fencing and Judo
Sixx or seven ish i think, freestyle karate.
I was 10 - Shotokan Karate, on & off since then, various styles, clubs etc...
First martial arts
I was in my early twenties when I studied Bok Fu. I am now practicing Kuk Sool Won, and I'm in my late forties.
I feel like I am starting all over again mind you lot, leaving at fifteen to drink loads and smoke and coming back is almost like being worse than a beginner because you know things but you don't because you're body's changed so much and you aint been training over that period.
11, ****o-ryu karate
6 kickboxing - 20 years later and I'm still doing it.
Have played with TKD, Ju Jitsuo and Kenpo along the way
I was near 11 when I started Freestyle Karate. Best decision my parents ever took for me lol
bjj at 15. although i did a few months of karate when i was about 7/8
I was 21 and started TKD in Surrey four years later I carried it on in London, then left to get surgery. Currently not doing much.
Bujinkan Ninjutsu - 17
Muay Thai - 23
Capoeira - 31
Iaido - 31
BJJ - 34
Judo - 34
i took tkd back in the mother-land when i was around 7
since then i've taken-
Sil Lum Pai Gung Fu @14
Chinese Kenpo @ 16
"nucleus" jkd- 16
"Concepts" JKD- since 22
savate since 23
BJJ- since 23
Aged 8 - Wado Ryu Karate
I've only been training consistently for 8/9 years though due to health and hormones.
TKD back in 1973! That makes me feel very old.
Currently doing Yang Tai Chi & Wing Chun
4 years old, WTF-style TKD.
OK - here's the old guy Started Tang Soo Do after I'd turned 40 - kept with it for about 5 years, but life changed and I've done nothing for a couple of years now.
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