Originally Posted by Beebs
When I was doing my first internship, my boss knew I was boxing, so he introduced me to some 40 year old who was a black belt in shotokan karate, I just sort of stood there and thought "yea, so?" it was a bit awkward.
The boss wrestled in high school and was into MMA, so I expected a little more out of him. He did introduce me to a small MMA team that trained in a nearby town, I went out there a couple of times a week, really improved my wrestling.
We were supposed to have a grappling match at the end of the internship, but never happened.
karate guys do some good streaching exercises....and the kicks can be ok..but id rather do mauy thai if im going to learn kicks...still they could be useful.