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  1. Vader Orlag White Belt

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    Sorry if this is in the wrong area. I am curious how far you guys travel to train? Any of you take public transportation?
     
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    I take public transportation (Metro) and it usually takes me just under one hour each direction.
     
  3. Vader Orlag White Belt

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    Anyone do anything ridiculous like 4 hours travel time?
     
  4. Cdn_Fight_Fan Green Belt

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    ~15 minutes by bike....12 going home when there's less traffic.
     
  5. MisterTrep White Belt

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    30-40 minutes car ride.. all depends on traffic..

    i'd like to train closer than that but i'm used to the gym, coaches and people I train with.. I don't see my self moving to a closer gym :(

    I wouldnt travel any more than that... unless you speak about a couple months trip to thailand.. that would be awesome, some day..
     
  6. Timm S Yellow Belt

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    I ussually trian close to home (<20 minutes) however twice a month I travel 2.5 hours (1 way) to train with group of black belts from a number of different styles. We ussually spend 4 or 5 hours together hence the 2.5 hour trip is worth it.
     
  7. xilliun Brown Belt

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    about 250m. only live up the road from my muat thai gym, pretty handy :)
     
  8. Craftster Yellow Belt

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    Location:
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    about a 45 minute drive one way
     
  9. Ralff Yellow Belt

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    15 minute drive. I'm very fortunate. :)
     
  10. Murtles Turtle Brown Belt

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    I seriously walk 50 meters down the road. Its hard work.
     
  11. Murtles Turtle Brown Belt

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    I hope you hav a shower at the gym, couldn't hink of anything worse than sitting next to someone just finished training on public transport
     
  12. MuayThai2112 White Belt

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    About a ten minute drive
     
  13. oasfc Orange Belt

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    15min walk there as its up hill and 10min walk back
     
  14. Trael Orange Belt

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    10-15 Minutes depending on traffic, I guess I'm fortunate
     
  15. rms13 Purple Belt

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    anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hrs each way depending on day and time. Traffic sucks here
     
  16. DrBdan Something clever

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    My gym is about a 10 minute walk from work but 45 minutes via transit from my house.
     
  17. Mehmedagic Purple Belt

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    5 minutes by car,
     
  18. Chex31 White Belt

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    Location:
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    15 min walk:D
    4 min run
    Live in a small town
     
  19. Mr Fingers Orange Belt

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    My current gym is about 10 minutes from my house. Before I found my current gym I was driving 30
     
  20. Alaskantkdkid Green Belt

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    4.6 Miles, and this is probably the closest to me location wise in Anchorage.
     

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