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Benning Boy 12-24-2008 04:38 PM

Got Sword?
Anyone here collect or train with swords? Anyone do any backyard cutting? I can probably already guess one.

Dillinger 12-24-2008 05:00 PM

I studied a little Kendo on two seperate occassions and always fancied myself as being able to handle a sword correctly.

I would probably get my ass cut in two by your basic 6 KYU though... LOL

I have my eye on getting a full sized katana blade from these guys before my weapons collection could ever be considered "complete".

It's WAY down the list, but it is on there...LOL

Benning Boy 12-24-2008 05:08 PM

Somehow, I knew, if anyone, it would be Mr.D.:)

Dillinger 12-24-2008 05:15 PM

I love me some weapons and martial combat - what can I say?

However, I used to get my ass kicked in Kendo, and my feet used to get blisters the size of quarters, so I stopped because I was a wuss who had a day job... LOL

I found out training MMA I don't like getting punched in the face either. A lot guys seem to enjoy it - but not me. I prefer submissions, which is why I only roll now, I don't do stand up anymore. That's a young mans game...

On a side note Benning, have you seen "The Hunted" with Christopher Lambert? Great sword scene on the bullet train. Really well done.


Benning Boy 12-24-2008 05:25 PM

Yep, classic bullet train sequence, til he breaks the sword rather than surrender it. Wanted to cry.:(

dunerunner 12-24-2008 05:28 PM

Bought mine here it is older, a Tsunami; that is no longer in manufacture. Very nice blade, much like their Mikusa.

So, some Judo, Kenpo and Iaido...just enough over 20 years to be a hazard to myself. Great fun!!!

Benning Boy 12-24-2008 05:37 PM

Thanks for the link, Dunerunner, going shopping.:D

Dillinger 12-24-2008 05:38 PM


Originally Posted by dunerunner (Post 57343)
just enough over 20 years to be a hazard to myself. Great fun!!!

LOL - No truer words my friend - no truer words....

Benning Boy 12-24-2008 05:57 PM

So I take it you guys haven't figured out how to generate fireballs from your hands yet?:eek:

Dillinger 12-24-2008 06:00 PM

I always wanted to have that Phantom Kick that Johnny Cage had to be honest....:rolleyes:

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