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First Time Training
« on: September 19, 2005, 07:31:49 AM »

New to the martial arts and self defense, but I have always loved knives since I was a kid.  Wanted to learn how to use one effectively since I cannot carry my handgun everywhere ( I do have a permit).  I just started knife training this past weekend with Mario Leone in Bridgeport Connecticut.  Mario is a great guy and really took his time teaching me Hock's system.  It was evident that he enjoyed what he does and really is an excellent teacher.  I have never done anything like this before, but damn, I really loved it.  I don't know if Mario is going to see this, but I just wanted to say thank you and that I look forward to our next training session.


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Re: First Time Training
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2005, 04:03:41 PM »

Welcome Alex, keep training it only gets better from here  ;D


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Re: First Time Training
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2005, 05:51:36 AM »

So you're one of those nutty people that thinks playing with knives is fun :).

While the ultimate bottomline is self-defense learning the body mechanics and psychology, developing the reflexs and coordination that result in appropriate defense/offensive reactions is a challenging but rewarding experience.

Enjoy the journey!


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Re: First Time Training
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2005, 07:38:19 AM »

He enjoyed it rather throughly. I also explained to him the Level of seriousness in his training. Less than lethal methods as well as Lethal.
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