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Wanted: Immediate Opening for an Assistant for Martial Arts Demonstrations. Previous Assistant on medical leave...
For God, Family and Country!
"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson
Nemo Me Impune Lacesset
That's gonna leave a mark!
I'm a child of the 60's, but I got over it.
You think trusting assistant will get a pay raise?
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein
Anyone want to shoot an apple off my head? *** was that guy thinking. But hey.... hassards of the job!
Im a 55th degree leather belt! Im so bad... I can stop a speeding bullet with my face!!!! Once!
I carry because I care.
"An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject."
"Cling to the Father and His Holy name, and don't go riding on the Long Black Train" - Josh Turner
He should have known it was about to go wrong the instant he hesitated.
Whatever doesn't kill you postpones the inevitable.
I just can't figure that one out, for either one of the participants. It baffles to me to try to figure out why the "master" would misuse so deadly a weapon in such a way. I sure as hell cannot figure out why ol' assistant would just lie there for something like that.
I guess the obvious answer IS the answer: stupidity.
Even I knew enough all those years ago in the Marines to NOT raise my hand when the pugilstick instructor challenged anyone who wished to attempt to take him down.
And that was with a weapon that wasn't going to decapitate me....
Notice how concerned the "master" was? It's not the first martial arts demo I've seen go stupidly wrong. One problem is that too many people think they are "masters"...
If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good. ~ Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
This was the umteenth time this trick had been done? Imagine what the first time looked like! Maybe the master has killed so many assistants he has gotten over the shock of it.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
-- Theodore Roosevelt --
Poor dude. Not only did he get his throat sliced open, he also missed the coveted Darwin Award by literally fractions of an inch.
"So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause."
- Senator Padmé Amidala, "Revenge of the Sith"
Do ya think anyone will go to the "masters" Dojo anymore?