Best Art for Bean Pole

Discussion in 'The Martial Arts Forum' started by California Jack, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. RustyShackelford

    RustyShackelford > OD Glock 32

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    Been checking back into the thread here/there, and glad to see the progress so far.

    [fingers crossed for judo]

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  2. Ralff

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    Yep, us tall skinny guys can get our legs around limbs and stuff that short legged people have a hard time with. :)
     

  3. Deputydave

    Deputydave Millennium Member

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    I think that instructor's been smoking crack. If he's tall and lanky then a kicking art would be right up his alley such as Taekwondo, Tang Soo Do or even Hapkido to a certain extent. As long as we're talking sport usage. From a self-defense standpoint, most of those don't qualify.

    Just be careful not to get roped into contracts, high belt testing fees and all the crap that usually comes with a Korean martial art. If you happen to be a bit more interested (or him) in self defense the Kong Soo Do or Uechi Ryu would fit the bill very well.

    If you want some additional input Jack, click the link in my sig line (Martial Warrior). That discussion board is small but has worldwide membership and they'd be more than happy to offer their advice as well. It is small becuase it is the 5th incarnation of Martial Warrior and the full membership from the old board hasn't signed in yet to this new board. But the folks there will be more than happy to offer input.