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Old 08-25-2009, 01:33 PM   #19
DonMagee
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Re: I sense something.. a presence I've not felt since...

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Carolyn Parkinson wrote: View Post
How's that, exactly? Clearly, I'm not a grappler.

I'm not enough of a people watcher at present to observe many of the subtlties that others have been able to catch. However, this thread makes me want to indulge my inner Sherlock Holmes.
http://www.cauliflower-ear.com/cauli..._pictures.html

Most long term grapplers end up with some level of screwed up ears. Just like long term judoka end up with ugly looking fingers and toes.

But I notice a lot with how guys walk. It's hard to quantify, but I can tell if someone is able to handle themselves by how they walk.

My aikido teacher says you can tell a lot about the level of a martial artist by the way they stop.

- Don
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough" - Albert Einstein
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