Originally Posted by coog
So what are you saying? I was saying that in karate, at least i did learn some takedown defence. but to be highly effective at it it must be practiced. the best takedown defense is awareness.
I think he is basically saying that karate guys fought mma trying to do that...and it generally didnt work for them...Karate guys have a bad stance....they fight angled which your be ok against a average joe..but can get you into lots of trouble against a really strong wrestler.