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>>18697
Anon from a shit poor town here. They can handle some pretty poor quality streets as long as you have the space to steer around the worst of it. Just get large and soft wheels and pebbles or cracks will hardly be a problem. Extra protective gear couldn't hurt either, and don't expect you'll be able to go as fast as on a good street.
Sidewalks are a different story. Generally not enough space to steer and the cracks can be bad enough to stop your board entirely. Same with the sheer amount of debris. Try them if you want but expect to fall way more than on a street.
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>>18923
i think i've figured out where i'll practice, on a nearby major road there is sections of a wide, mostly flat sidewalk/trail
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>>17802
missing hardware, although the smart move is to buy it at a hardware store anyway
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>>19322
Hardware stores are overpriced for fasteners. Get 50 packs on mcmaster and never buy hardware again.
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>>18918
sounds like you didn't need to hit a tree for brain damage

i fucking hate vail they should fucking eat shit ruined park city resort for me
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>>18024
Park City was a Jerry-ass shithole way before Vail ever took over. Bunch of weekend warrior faggots with rental gear crashing into you in the lift lines with their entitled, loud family of four.

Vail Resorts does suck major cock though.
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what they did at stevens is the worst. they can't even open half the lifts bc all the ski patrol quit.
they have a no visible face hair policy! for ski patrol! personally i wouldn't want anyone without a thick wooly alpine chadbeard digging me out, no homo. last week i saw a dude yelling out the GMs personal phone number at the lift line while we waiting past 11am for the double d lift to open

fuck vail fuck skiers fuck jannies
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>>19193
>no visible face hair policy

at least at buttermilk that policy basically meant you show up on the first day with a beard or without one but you don't grow a beard while you're on company time.

>all the ski patrol quit.
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>>19193
>chadbeard
more like basedbeard lmao
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>>19193
why would they have no beards?

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Historic European Martial Arts General

>Sources:
https://wiktenauer.com/wiki/Main_Page
>Find a Club:
https://www.hemaalliance.com/club-finders
https://hroarr.com/train/clubs-gear/club-finder/

>/asp/
F

last thread: >>12693
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>>18612
>for two months
try two decades
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>>18659
you sound like a girl
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>>17977
You can though
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>>18668

>beware the german autism tornado
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>>18659
You fight like a girl. Just saying.

Just bought some rollerblades to get too work and back.

Is this based or cringe?
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>>18654
Nice. I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on some Rollerblades™ myself. Mostly just for fun fucking around and fitness.
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>>18654
Based
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The more uncommon the mode of transportation the more based.
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>>18654
>tfw to retarded too use rollerblades
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>>18654
Is there such thing as technical rollerblading

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>tfw too old to learn to skateboard
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>>10451
>>tfw too old to learn to skateboard
thank god, I'm cringe proof now
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>>13053
i think it's the opposite. much easier to take a hard fall on a skateboard because riding a bike is much easier by nature.
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>skate in my teens
>ff in the army. Sk8 sesh one day and twist ankle
>went to sick call next morning
>Sgt says I can’t skate cause I’m the army’s asset
>”so I can’t have hobbies now?”
>get a counseling
>stop skating

Such bullshit. Now I just cruise with a cruiser.
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>>19213
my gf managed to break her ankle pushing a cruiser around
beware
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>>13053
martial arts usually teaches you how to fall. sign up for judo or Jiu Jitsu.

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Does anyone here ride onewheel?
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>>17655
Looks gay, I want to get an EUC
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so many fags in sf are rolling around on these and electric longboards, complete with work khaki's, bike helmets, and diagonal strap laptop satchels. and then carrying em around everywhere bc their "skateboard ran out of batteries" unironically the absolute pinnacle of poser faggotry in all history
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>>19195
I'll never understand why diagonal bags are so popular for the kind of shit, they're less stable, and unless you have that extra little strap to go around the other side they can and will swing around getting in your way. Just wear a normal backpack ffs.
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>>17655
Does that even kickflip..?
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>>19206
less sweat on your back.
>>17655
>the longboard general died for this
i hate you

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Guys I know I'm late to this but I'm so glad we finally got our own board and are away from those wrestling autists
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while i am grateful i still resent hiroshimoot for needing like 3 years to do it tho
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not so fast faggot , time to go back with other wrestle faggots
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i am happy for you too anons
for so long we fought over /asp/
and now we have reached our promised lands
adios brothers
adios
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>>19043
Fuck bros...
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>>18252
>the longboard general died for this
I hate you

>housemate asks me to show her a jiu Jitsu move
>explain about tapping then get her in an RNC
>apply for like 3 seconds with no tap, little embarrassed cause 1) I have a crush on her and 2) other 3 members of the house are watching
>used to rolling with fit, resisting, trained people and so for some dumb fuck reason believed it took at least 30 secs to actually choke someone out
>couple seconds later arms drop
>release the choke in shock, she drops to the floor (with head thankfully landing on sofa) knocking the tv over as people freak the fuck out

So this.... is the power of jiu jitsu.
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I'm trying to learn Jiu Jitsu. I have to fight like two dozen people soon and I can't back out or I'll look like a tard. How good can I get in a month?
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>>18869
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>>18304
>>18282

OP here, sometimes I put on entire Backstreet Boys albums and just fist my rectum mercilessly
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>>18246
Should have heel-hooked her
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>>18872
The real extreme sport.
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>>18246
> things that never happened

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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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found a video of connor macgregor doing systema exercises

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLyN7y1phQE
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>>18944
what you need is gun-kata. chinese assailants are well known to only use melee weapons when they outnumber a white guy. you should be able to take minimal damage if you work on your landing skills. you need to be able to fall 2 stories without being too hurt to run.
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>>18956
>entire small government
>chinese gangsters
he's going against the human trafficking arm of the entire CCP
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The power!!! :O
https://youtu.be/RbNAAX1d2ZE
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>>19181
I sparred with somebody who was working on this sort of technique at the time. It hurts bad. The arms become all loose and slow, feeling like frayed rope.

judo general

other jacketed wrestling styles welcome
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Just started BJJ but I found out there is also legit Judo AND Sambo schools in my area. Would it be useful as a beginner to drop in to there places as supplementary training? Should I wait until I'm a bit better at BJJ first? I might be moving in the next 1 or 2 years so I'm antsy to take advantage of what's here
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>>19259
Yes it would be very useful to crosstrain.
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>>19236
judo is more complete than bjj is by a long shot
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>>19266
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>>19266
Please go in detail, anon. Judo looks really interesting to me but I don't know that much about it.

What makes it so much more complete?

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what's in your quiver lads?

trying to talk myself down from buying one of these. was going to get a firewire seaside but don't want to be a chinafag.
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>>18942
Why is nosesiving called pearling?
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>>19047
Why did you link that instead of posting it?
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>>15476
Surfing isn't about standing up. The standing up part is the climax. It's like sex. Saying you wouldn't surf because the ride is only a few seconds is like saying you won't have sex with a beautiful girl cause the orgasm lasts a second. Surfing is about paddling, being out in the water, reading the waves, catching the waves is the orgasm, except unlike sex you can climax over and over again in a two hour session. Depending on your skills and conditions of course.
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>*slaps your wave on the ass*

How do you react?
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>>19163
i undulate between feeling bad for these dudes because they tend to be older guys who are just finding their buzz and are friendly enough despite everyone else hating them, and then having them snake the best wave of the set from a mile out and wanting them to slip over on their fucking ocean liners, brain themselves on the deck and bleed out in the ocean with nobody going to help them.

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pic rel. is my current bike

I'm thinking about buying a Nukeproof Giga or a Canyon Torque. What would you buy?
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>>18922
>Direct to consoom during a parts drought

Good plan, enjoy your 9 month wait for any warranty parts
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>>18928
Okay I bought it
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>>18928
There's def some lower threshold for a proper bike but anything after 3-4k is generally unnecessary for casual riders. Canyon definitely hits that sweet spot. There's always the temptation to bling out your bike though...
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>>19044
Nice. The "internal" routing on this bike is definitely easier to work with than going through the whole process of routing cables through a frame on other bikes but it's still sort of a pain in the ass to work with.
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>>17909
>canyon vs nukeproof
Go norco

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>What is bouldering?
Bouldering is a form of free climbing that is performed on small rock formations or artificial rock walls without the use of ropes or harnesses.

>What is the difference between bouldering and rock climbing?
bouldering requires no equipment to get started.
hold and footholds are way smaller which means it has different techniques, styles and body positions. it also means that you have to strategize and think!

what do you anons think about bouldering?
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I suck SHIT at slabs
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>>18927
did you really need to use CAD software to make a climbing wall?
it looks okay i guess, probably not very stable if you put holds on the arête and climb up there
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anyone here bread
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Slabs on the right, can't use the arête.
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>>19273
just rappel down with a hammer and chisel and make some holds lol

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Do you think the best fighters would be the ones who are big, yet agile, arround 95kg? Or fightin at professional level would be impossible for anyone under 190cm tall and 120kg?
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>>16450
Suno wrestlers cobsistently got beat the fuck up in the early days of mma
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Did Sumo kill JMMA? Literally no notable big guys in jmma nowadays. Only in lower weight classes like horiguchi, ishiwatari, and ogikubo.
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Huge 2m roid freaks would dominate the sport
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>>16233
Every time I fight my friends who are 25-40lbs below me is just like fighting children
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>>19009
I was only about 125lb when I did MMA actively and used to train with a friend who was 220lb. As far as striking went, for me it was purely avoidance and my only viable strikes were kicks, if landed any even poorly executed blow it was over for me. For groundwork that got interesting if he could keep his mass over me it was done, but flexibility meant unless me got me into the hold RIGHT AWAY there was a solid chance I could bend myself out of it. They only time I "won" in a practice fight against him was when I baited him to go to the ground for a hold and then writhed out and got up faster and managed to get some good hits in while he was getting up. That trick worked exactly once.

Is fencing /xs/? Anyone fence here?
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>>17672
Meh. I prefer high level sabre, if you want to see some great bouts (great for reasons most of you can probably realistically not understand) then these are the best to review from a technical standard.

Kovalev vs Szilagyi at the 2013 world championships semifinals. Footage from this event is very hard to find.
https://youtu.be/Fw_weIp1CYg

Pozdniakov vs Covaliu 2005. Amazing bout, although the bias from the ref is why pozniakov loss (he should have adapted to the bullshit calls but hey that's sabre) https://youtu.be/mO8erCnktTU

If you want to know what sabre fencing is supposed to look like, these are it.

>also fuck HEMA fags
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>>17803
Wtf?
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Fencelet here, so other than Epee, if you strike first you better hit. Because if you miss or parried you're basically fucked?
Then why not just practice for the counter every game?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ipiJFlU_Dg
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>>18899
Foil here. If you're quick enough to can counter parry/counter riposte if your attack doesn't land. Countering is also tricky to do in foil because of right of way, but it can work sometimes.
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>>9304
just watch utube vids for footwork




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