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  1. Mangosteen replied to the thread Caucasian in my country..

    Yeah reading through this, there really should have been more talk about class and how you, despite being white, are not the same as a...

    May 8, 2021 at 10:50 AM
  2. Mangosteen liked Ero-Sennin's post in the thread Caucasian in my country..

    Since I've been coming around MAP more I decided to look into some old threads of mine, specifically this thread as racism has always...

    May 8, 2021 at 10:46 AM
  3. Mangosteen liked bassai's post in the thread Abusive training methods.

    Mikio Yahara (one of the biggest names in Shotokan) recently stepped down from all of his public roles within karate after a female...

    May 7, 2021
  4. Mangosteen liked Dead_pool's post in the thread Why I Prefer Dating Women Who Are Martial Artists.

    Well spotted, It's essentially prayer isn't it, but slightly more secular... I wonder if Amazon sees people buying these, and marks...

    May 7, 2021
  5. Mangosteen liked Grond's post in the thread Abusive training methods.

    How about the number of adults and especially the family member who stood by watching and not intervening? It makes me sick to think so...

    May 7, 2021
  6. Mangosteen liked Smitfire's post in the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    This has become my main guiding principal and it's something scant few martial arts classes and gyms take on board let alone think...

    May 7, 2021
  7. Mangosteen replied to the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    Apologies @icefield I took your comments much too personally. I've been on map from the day I started training and you can see the...

    May 7, 2021
  8. Mangosteen liked icefield's post in the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    Mobility work after a warm up is a good idea and sound practise, unless you have chronic issues static stretches should usually be done...

    May 7, 2021
  9. Mangosteen liked Dead_pool's post in the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    It's definitely something that is easily misused by terrible coaches. But as good coach may use them sparingly without being abusive....

    May 7, 2021
  10. Mangosteen replied to the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    I think I was pretty clear that this is a regular thing that happened. It's not situation dependent, its shouldn't happen regularly....

    May 7, 2021
  11. Mangosteen replied to the thread Why I Prefer Dating Women Who Are Martial Artists.

    He referenced this in an earlier post. It's basically "the secret"

    May 7, 2021
  12. Mangosteen replied to the thread Abusive training methods.

    Not respecting a tap during a demo for laughs is a thing I've noticed training in east asia (and folks trained in east asia) and...

    May 7, 2021
  13. Mangosteen liked Tom bayley's post in the thread Abusive training methods.

    While Physical abuse undoubtedly happens it is not very common in the uk now. But poor training methods are sadly still with us. I...

    May 7, 2021
  14. Mangosteen replied to the thread Training Dont's - How to recognise bad practice.

    Avoid Anyone who: - yells "train hard fight easy" puts you through gruelling conditioning session upon session rather than skill...

    May 7, 2021
  15. Mangosteen replied to the thread Why I Prefer Dating Women Who Are Martial Artists.

    This is the most important grey area - yes the device is FDA approved but only for a specific purpose in specific usage. The extra...

    May 7, 2021