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/xs/ is a place to discuss all types of extreme sports and similar physical activities, which include (but are not limited to) skydiving, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, climbing, rafting, bungee-jumping, parkour, BMX & mountain biking, airsoft, paintball, etc.

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/judo/ or /jg/?

Links in the op? What would you guys like to see in the op?

other jacketed wrestling styles welcome

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>my point was anything works against an untrained, unarmed, and drunk opponent,
Nah, there are so many bullshit martial arts that used to be popular that just don't work.
we really shouldn't be calling it martial arts when they are dancing styles
Working against an untrained weakling should be the bare minimum. Why are you trying to exalt this floor of effectiveness as though it's something to proud of? It should work against untrained weaklings at a minimum, and it should also work against fully resisting trained athletes.


>fuck skateboards
>fuck longboards
>fuck jannies

dinghychads get in here
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No its not a mistake, excellent pick, yes you are going to fuck yourself up.
Get it.
Turns out it's fun as fuck. I'm really enjoying riding it. Might get a proper penny board at some point, though this one isn't quite bad enough to justify replacing.
you definitely wanna get a wood cruiser with proper hardware. no doubt about it. dinghy is chad.
I've got a full size wood cruiser. The penny board is just really fun to ride in a way the the cruiser isn't.

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discuss martial arts here

Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/8Vw9d7j
Find an MMA Gym in the USA: http://www.findmmagym.com/
BlackBeltWiki, great source of info, trivia and help: http://www.blackbeltwiki.com/

What to look for in a martial arts gym:
>Physically conditioned, fit participants
>Trainer with certified professional record and a training history with at least one athlete who competes successfully
>Sparring, "aliveness" in training
>At least one participant competes at amateur or professional level
>Physical conditioning part of training
>Clean facility with mats that are frequently cleaned

What to be wary of:

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Under his instruction of 5 years I did just fine transitioning to an MMA format. The proof is in the outcome.
Saku bless
I always read Dambe allowed headkicks but I never saw one in a match before, thanks anon.
My point is that "exotic military uses X martial art" should not be considered an endorsement of that style or gym - because militaries don't care about producing competent hand-to-hand fighters.

You had a good kickboxing coach (and I mean this in the generic sense of punching & kicking someone trying to punch & kick you); congratulations. This "muh military use" aspect was how Krav Maga fraudsters sold their classes in the mid-200s and how TKD fraudsters sold it in the 80s and 90s.

love nora edition

Be Part of the /esg/ summer 2021 Compilation! Send your clips to esgskatevid@gmail.com

You're not too Old/ Fat to skate.
Skateboarding is 90% Mind, 10% Body.

Beginner Tip: Get a premade complete if you're tight on money and upgrade parts whenever you can
Trick Tip: ollie is 3 fold, don't over focus on the "slide"
Skatepark Etiquette: Don't stare too long at the rollerthot's butt


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That comes decently quickly if you push yourself with stairs. If you're comfortable with jumping 8 steps consistently and not pussy out you can ride like that guy
The only people judging are confused pubertating 14 year olds. As long as you're not getting in the way of other people's tricks then no one gives a fuck. Next time you're there you should play SKATE with someone
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wow es has a heck of a team. do up and coming skaters straight up refuse to ride for them, or are they not profitable enough to sponsor more than 5 has-beens? (except wade he's nice w it)
>Next time you're there you should play SKATE with someone
sounds like he has 0 tricks m8
Lose weight and then go faster in general

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Actual Skating General

Downhill Edition

/skg/ beginners guide v.1 (Has Inline info, need Ice Skating and Quad Skating contributions)
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Lol, some dude came up to me in the skatepark and said he never skated rollerblades before and if he could try, I was like "yeah sure" and fuck man the way he moved was fucking nuts, he was so agile on the skates it was crazy.
After he left, another dude came up at the skatepark and was like, "Crazy that *insert name I forgot* used your skates, how do you feel?"
Turns out it was some NHL player.
long one
>all this anger, seething and legitimate violence over lads just blading
What the fuck, is this an American thing or were skateboarders back then legitimately that insecure?
Anyone who posts here and lives in brisbane want to meet up and blade?
I want to learn how to inline skate around, I havent for years since I was a kid, I can ice skate without falling forwards with no problems but i cant go backwards or spin etc. I bought some Rollerblade Zetrablade skates, $100. Did I fuck up or should I be in practicing on my own in a empty parking lot?

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Tell me about Kendo, I know absolutely nothing about it. Also Kendo thread.
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I wish more sports had ingrained rules to encourage monkey screams
Kendo has the best kiai out of all the martial arts that do it.

All Japan 8th Dan Invitational going on right now
The more time I spend in HEMA the more my interest for fencing and Kendo grow.

I think it's very based.

This is a very good watch.

You should give it a try! The different cultural elements may be a bit jarring, but Kendo is an enriching activity that can be as competitive as you want it to be.

Mind the weebs, though, but they usually flake out after 2-3 months and take their beginner's zeal with them when they try HEMA and pretend they didn't have an obsession with the katana.

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How is everyone's training going? What style do you do and what do you cross-train in if anything?
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Cool, I just skipped through it but the fighting scenes were cool
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>I just skipped through it
I was just curious about the fight scenes, couldn't care less about the story (I'm not the guy who recommended it)
at what point should you decide you don't want to keep training in a style? I really like the physical benefits of a place I'm going to but I feel like I'm miserable half the time
When you find a better one?

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What are some good documentaries, i want to learn the history of some martial arts, and the estoric side if you understand me. The traditions, and any books would be nice too.
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As far as Carlos Gracie and the very early days, it's nearly identical to mcdojos the world over. It's questionable whether Carlos ever even met Maeda.
But it's definitely recorded that he was a student of Jacyntho Ferro which was Maeda's top student.
i'll just paraphrase:

Humans started in Africa where they killed each other with their bare hands (a common pastime over there, even nowadays).

When they migrated to India they started thinking about hand-to-hand strategy.

Like a thousand years ago or something, some dude from India went to China much later on and shared this knowledge.

For the next few hundred years or so, the Chinese traded this shit with the Okinawans, who refined it into a practical, effective art.

In the 1920s, some Japanese dude brought the Okinawan shit to Japan and simplified it for the average man.

After WW2, some Korean dude took the Japanese version of the Okinawan shit, mixed it with some sand-nigger Kung Fu from Western China, and completely fucked it up into a very unsophisticated and brutish form of combat, (and included fancy kicks for some reason).

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Can anyone guess where i stopped reading.
my apologies for mentioning India.

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>what do you do
>wat do
I boing
Unironically ask if I could give it a couple tries.
I went out
Onna date
With a girl
A bit late
She had so many friends
It's not really a BOING, more like a KCHUK

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why does everyone shit on bmx?
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I don’t see many anymore desu, seems like most of the kids these days go from Scooter -> MTB
All the rear impacts must be giving the riders trouble clenching, I suppose.
Because they bring in whores who think theyre witches and the whores do some "magic" like spreading sand on the bottom of the 4 stair.
Its not sand. Its crusty cunt dust.
>Why do people shit on x
because they don't do it

>Red is scientifically proven to make you win fights more often when you wear it
>There's no rules against wearing red in MMA / boxing
>There is rules against non-issue stuff like steroids though that everybody does
>being black is scientifically proven to make you more violent
>theres no rule against being black

Wtf dana (((white)))
The psychological effect of colours on athletic performance is understudied but has been proven to exist.
Having aggressive colours like red in view improves your performance, having mellow passive colours like pale pinks and blues reduces it.
Boxing meta should be gloves that are red on the inside and pink on the outside, and you wear a pink leotard.
ufc streams :happening:
If that's the case, then shouldn't the guy wearing red lose more, because the opponent is the one seeing the red, hence him improving, whereas you don't see your own color, you see his color more than yours?

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All things related to exploring and climbing abandoned and not-so-abandoned buildings.


Unless your idea of fun involves dying from internal bleeding in a pit underneath a caved in floor, always go with a partner. Provided you have one, urban exploration isn't actually all that dangerous. But make sure to take someone who isn't a pussy or a faggot, you know what I mean, alright?


FOOD AND WATER (ALL CAPS BECAUSE ITS ALSO REALLY IMPORTANT. Bring AT LEAST 1 liter of water, but not too much because water is damn heavy)

Flashlight (There are a fuck ton of dark places that show up in places that people don't tend to go that often, so bring one AND A BACKUP ONE TRUST ME ON THIS) Headlamps are also cool and allow you to have your hands free.

Money - cash for emergencies.

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If I remember, a couple of baby turtles died, but everything else got pulled out in time.
I don't know what UK self defense laws are like I've never looked them up but knowing the rest of our laws it's probably retarded
No doubt the police would find some way to claim it wasn't self defense since you had a knife on you for this purpose
>that thumbnail
I was looking at options for visiting the UK a couple years ago and the Svord Mini Peasant was my top choice for a UK legal (if you're carrying it for mundane rather than martial reasons) pocket knife that wouldn't fold on your hand in a scuffle.
Nice to see so many /uberx/ guys in WA. No idea about aberdeen but I'm making a run at a 8ft storm drain soon. Really annoys me that WA doesn't have many large storm drains.
sick posts. i hope you have a blog or something.
bumping kino thread.

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Clinching, matwork, newaza, rolling , etc.
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Terere loved this move.
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What kind of gun is it? Did you try firing a shot to see if the system cycling would stop the leaking?
shocker rsx. i did not try that I will give it a shot.
also im not sure how much lube to put on spool valves. some ppl say very little and others say to make up for the extra space in the grooves where the orings go.
Check the valve o ring (big on in the middle that the bolt moves on). Take it off and clean it, relube then try again. If not check shockers website for trouble shooting. Usually if its a leak down the barrel its a valve o ring. Also shoot it a few times after lubing, doesnt need to shoot paintballs but dry firing it spreads the lube out and it sometimes fixed the issue.

Also on a different note does anyone know of anyone that makes neoprene tank bottle covers for 45/77 tanks? I hate the silicone ones and cbf taping up the ass end of my tank like the pros all do.
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Should be a thin film on the ring but if extra collects on the side of the o rings then its fine. Just dont dump it all on.
Usually just getting a small dollop on your finger and running it a round the ring is more than enough. Should look something like this if 4chon doesnt compress the fuck out of the image. But this is after a few times the bolts cycled over it.

Skip to 12:20 and praise Rory.

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