Steven Seagal Report:
- Not exactly an original storyline. Anyhow, Dolph is planning to direct Seagal in a movie!
“I’d play the Russian and Seagal would play the American. We’d be enemies to start off with, but end up working together to fight the gangsters together. When I’ve got that up and running, I’ll definitely let you know.”
- This one if for Dojo Rat. I expect photos and an autograph!
He’s crowding my space. I go to the Vancouver Folk Festival, and Steven Seagal breaks out. There he is, introducing the wonderful Ricky Skaggs and his Rolling Thunder bluegrass band and sitting on stage for the entire show.
On Monday, I head over to Hastings Park’s majestic racetrack and big Steven shows up again. This time, he’s on hand to present flowers and trophy to the winner of the third race, before retiring to the track’s rooftop patio for the rest of the card.
- Silva beats Sonnen. The question: was it because he hugged the Buddha?
Silva walks out in his gi with his black belt, smiling wide. Silva hugs Steven Seagal before “Stitches” applies the vaseline.
- Now this is just plain messed up. I can promise you that the thugs in prison are going to have fun with this chump!
The 2-year-old boy whose father is accused of beating him into a coma with boxing gloves has died, and prosecutors plan to charge the father with murder.
- Batista is being trained by a Gracie.
Batista has been in San Francisco training with Cesar Gracie, who has trained numerous top fighters.
- Two dumb criminals claim that they shot a cow in self-defense!
Two teens who police believe shot a large cow with a bow and arrow face a felony charge.
- Young taekwondoist headed down the MMA path.
The expanding world of mixed martial arts is creating a new horizon for youths with interests in tae kwon do, jujitsu and wrestling. And there is no more perfect example of this locally than the multitalented Carlos Carrasquillo Jr.
- Okay, I’m sure that members of this demo team have skills that are way beyond mine. Still, it really annoys me when a school or team goes all neon! Can you say McDojo?
They showed off their Tae Kwon Do skills using weapons, body parts and boards to explain the intricacies of the sport.
- At least 16-year-old Jessi Bates is bringing a little respect back to the sport!
When 16-year-old Jessie Bates began practicing taekwondo at the age of 5, it didn’t take her long to realize that she had found her passion in life…
She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, and recalled the fight she won that landed her a spot on the Olympic team during the Youth Qualification Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico in March.
- So I wonder if this karate instructor is really innocent?
A post on his karate studio’s account shortly after the investigation by the Texas Rangers in December 2009 reads, “disgusted with evil and lying girls who love pity and attention.”
- Wing Chun comes to Long Beach.
Grandmaster Kwok will conduct a seminar in Ip Man Wing Chun on October 9th, 2010 at the Belmont Shores Chalet in Long Beach, California. Although Grandmaster Kwok teaches through out Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, this will be his first seminar in California.
- Here’s another sensei that’s teaching traditional karate.
“We’re old school,” he said. “If a kid isn’t doing something, maybe he doesn’t get to come here next week. These kids want to be here.”
- I doubt she really knows kung fu. Still, nothing like a good kick in the junk!
Bulis-Gray said she didn’t want the smirking man to think she was helpless, so she kicked him hard, forcing him to flee in agony.
- Teen Judoka can’t seem to gain any weight.
Despite wolfing down $7 worth of chicken rice – a regular portion costs about $3 – three to four times a week since last November, he has not been able to put on weight.
- An American martial artist living in Istanbul teaches Akijutsu to women! How cool is that?
Teddy Wilson, an American martial arts specialist… offers free of charge, teaching women exposed to physical abuse how to defend themselves at his Club Aiki in Istanbul.
- How about a little bonsai?
Bonsai professional Daisaku Nomoto of Miyazaki, Japan, provided the program for this month’s meeting. It was a critique – members were invited to bring trees for comment and some minor re-working. Turned out to be a great evening. Here are some of the trees and comments they elicited.
- 24 Chickens does not like colored belts.
And besides, grown men look ridiculous in yellow belts.
Karate is usually looked at as being linear and Kung Fu as being predominantly circular. However, the technique that we look at below is performed in a circular manor in the kata, but when we look at similar Kung Fu movements, they are performed in a linear manner.
- Conditioning Research has a video of what I call jail house weight lifting!
Guys who have made their own weights and equipment and are training hard in a difficult and poor part of the world.
- Dan may… teach!
I’ve trained formally in Taekwondo for 6 years, out of class for 10. I’ve read a ridiculous amount of books on it, and know that I could teach it if I wanted to.
- Patrick Parker found a photo of this German when he was 22!
I would highly recommend not getting drunk and trying this restraint out on your buddies at a party!
- Some day I’m going to try this. Mark my words…
- Blue Snake Books reveals the secret of training.
Dokuon listened quietly for a short time and then suddenly smacked Tesshu on the forehead with his pipe. Tesshu was outraged and jumped to his feet. “That hurt, you stupid old fool!” he snarled. “I could cut you down for doing that!”
- Nathan discovers what may be the best cop ever!
- Somehow Cook Ding found my old dating footage! After 25 years not much has changed…
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