Wrestling and boxing vs thai and bjj help me choose please?

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  1. Gl0kta

    Gl0kta White Belt

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    As long as your doing a striking and a grappling art your fine.

    Going to a good quality legit club is more important then style. I'd try a bunch of clubs then go with the one which is a good fit for you and fits your schedule.
     
  2. is normal

    is normal Purple Belt

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    Grappling is cool if you don't mind a lot of body contact with stinking sweaty dudes.. not a joke, the smell is real and revolting.
    Boxing gets my vote
     
  3. eternaldarkness

    eternaldarkness Brown Belt

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    only in america. a lot of countries won't let you own or use firearms. when i was worried about shit going down i used to carry a large syringe full of petrol and a lighter.
     
  4. Chungungo

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    I am judo guy that will start boxing soon, I did Muay Thai before and is hard to get a nice teacher so if you´re in the US I´d go with the first combo. In the future though I would learn basic BJJ to know how to defend but you don´t need all the crazy guards you see today, only the basics to defend yourself.
     
  5. listrahtes

    listrahtes Brown Belt

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    Doing two martial arts that demanding never works if the goal is pure self defense. Way too time consuming.

    At some point it has to be because you love what you are doing. I always found it silly to train many hours/week for self defense/ focusing the entire life on ma if I have one or two fights in my life and if you get a bottle about your head all the expensive training was for nothing :D Nowadays many bums have knifes and attack in groups.

    I would just buy a good pepper spray and telescope stick and learn to use them. With all the free time you can learn more to live in a neighbourhood without bums.
     
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  6. William Huggins

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    To light the BBQ.......right.....
     
  7. eternaldarkness

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    us aussie sure do love a bbq. but only if there's beer, lots of beer. actually even someone with a gun will think twice if they're covered in petrol, especially if you point out that the muzzle flash could set it alight.
     
  8. William Huggins

    William Huggins Blue Belt

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    I love a good BBQ too.........and wouldn't dream of lighting one with petrol.........how's training going
     
  9. eternaldarkness

    eternaldarkness Brown Belt

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    better than lighting one with people. knew a bloke that did that once. just getting back into a bit of serious training, thinking of having a few boxing fights. i gotta do something to avoid trouble, walked into some junkies house the other day and grabbed him by the neck for trying to stab a friend with a screw driver. and that was after i swore off drunken stupidity. me and alcohol just don't mix, i think it could be a lack of self preservation. the lack of self preservation helps when fighting though
     
  10. eternaldarkness

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    by a few of your comments, i figure you have a pretty good grasp of the thai language, that's pretty cool. have you spent a lot of time there or do you have a thai wife or something?
     
  11. William Huggins

    William Huggins Blue Belt

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    I have spent a bit of time in Thailand, No the wife is from Mauritius originally......
     
  12. William Huggins

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    I really wish you would put your time into something a bit more constructive......even a career in boxing would be better than dodging junkies with needles........
     
  13. eternaldarkness

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    nar you gotta get 'em before they arm up. and don't make them bleed. i got covered head to toe in a junkies blood in particularly good fight i had years ago, woke up smelling like an abbatoir. i was also fucking some shady women at the time, so i took my arse straight for a blood test. something interesting i learnt, if you get a blood test for a fight you have to pay, if you say you have slept with "questionable" girls you get it for free. i don't pay for blood tests anymore.
     
  14. eternaldarkness

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    what took you to thailand? was it the muay thai or the partying. heaps of aussies go there and behave like pricks, so it's not really a place that thinks too highly of australian tourists these days. i have a friend that rented an apartment over there for years.
     
  15. William Huggins

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    Muay Thai and partying, it's a nice country, people are generally nice as long as you are respectful, they don't like loud rude people but I have had some brilliant nights (not with tourists).;)
     
  16. William Huggins

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    I think you was born in the wrong century......<45>
     
  17. dudeguyman

    dudeguyman Kosen Ju-Jitsu

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    Honestly you'd probably kick ass even if you just knew wrestling.
     
  18. j123

    j123 Pro Sherdogger 500-0-1

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    6'7 is manlet height bud
     
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  19. WarriorMonk7

    WarriorMonk7 White Belt

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    Boxing is not great for self-defense unless you like breaking your hand.

    I say do MT.
     
  20. DrawK

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    Self defense and your size? I'd say boxing and bjj for sure.
     
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