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"/xs/ - Extreme Sports" is 4chan's imageboard imageboard dedicated to the discussion of extreme sports.

Welcome to /xs/ - Extreme Sports
/xs/ is a place to discuss all types of extreme sports and similar physical activities, which include (but are not limited to) skydiving, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, climbing, rafting, bungee-jumping, parkour, BMX & mountain biking, airsoft, paintball, etc.
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/judo/ - Judo General
Post-Olympics edition

Other jacketed wrestling styles welcome.

previous thread >>50439
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/HEMA/ General
Silverfags should be euthanized edition

>What is HEMA?
HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts, sometimes also called Historical Fencing.
It's reconstructing how to fight with swords, daggers, polearms and other weapons based on old European fighting treatises

>What does it look like?
Inside the World of Longsword Fighting -
Back to the source -
Martin Fabian Sparring -

>Where can I find these treatises?

>Where can I find HEMA clubs near me?

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To consider the effectiveness of a martial art, you should
>know how it would be effective against a single opponent
>know how it would be effective against 2-6 opponents
>know how it would be effective against a mob
>know its dependability on tools to be effective

For all these parameters, the only that covers it all is some staff (for non-lethal) or spear (for lethal) martial art. As a backup, you should know some other martial art effective with bare hands, but it is common knowledge your effectiveness against 2-6 opponents or more depends directly on if people knows or not your techniques and strategies, and it is indeed pretty much impossible to defend yoursel from a mob without a gun.

And I would like to discuss all that. What are the most effective martial art for each of those isolated considerations? We can even separate them if they're with the intent of being lethal or not.
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Is caving an extreme sport?
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What martial arts should I learn if I'm a weeb? Idk MMA stuff at all but I am a huge weeb and my hobbies are juggling and lifting weights and working hard and circus stuff.

Also I was watching soke anshus videos a transgender ninjitsu master and I love them she's inspired me to learn MMA
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Bro, I was trained to kill, not 'fight', okay?
>The reason I don't do MMA is because I'm 100 and nothing, 5' nothing, I'm not going to be able to show up some 400 pound gorilla in a contest of dominance.
>Honestly, what did you think I was going to do? You think I want to gouge someones eyes out or punch them in the throat or solar plexus? >You think its fun bowing out of a fight cause you don't want to send some roid monkey to the hospital or tap out and get sat on by some shitflinger with a spicy opinion about his barstool? You think I want to be known as that guy who rips peoples eyes out or kicks people in the nuts?
>When I was younger, I used to send guys like that home with broken bones, torn ligaments, all kinds of fucked up injuries that I feel bad about for weeks, but back then, they didn't give me a choice, you know? It was either fight back or get your ass kicked, and I was tired of getting my ass kicked just to save face.
>They have even done studies on this, the muscles you use to 'fight' and express dominance aren't the twitch-flex muscle fiber that you need to kill someone. You might even say these kind of skills are fairly useless in a self-defense scenario, because someone with a phone is going be sitting there recording you as you bend someones elbow backwards and your going to probably spend the weekend in jail.
>There was this one guy, I fucked him up so bad, I felt guilty and came to visit him in the hospital, when i found out he was broke i offered to pay his medical bills. I just can't do that kind of shit anymore, its too fucked up. I mean the dude was breathing through a fucking straw fer chris-sakes. Do you really think I'm going to get into that kind of drag out fight over a 20 dollar bar tab?
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Is skydiving a good idea if I want to cure my fear of heights?
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/esg/ New Thread Edition
You're not too old/ fat to skate.
Skateboarding is 90% mental 10% physical. You're never too old to take a bite into concrete
Skatepark Etiquette: run into the scooter kids, it's the only way they will learn
Trick Tip:
Beginner Tip: wax more curbs

Thread Question:
What shoes do you want brought back into production?
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Hakuho set to retire

The legend will never die.
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is Mixed Wrestling a extreme sport?
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/scg/ - sports climbing general #3
Hot girl in OP edition

>What is sports climbing?
Sport climbing is a form of rock climbing that may rely on permanent anchors fixed to the rock for protection, in which a rope that is attached to the climber is clipped into the anchors to arrest a fall, or that involves climbing short distances with a crash pad underneath as protection.

(Formerly known as /bog/ - bouldering general)

Previous thread: >>38676
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Skydive general
No whuffos allowed.

Current news:
Looks like the son of VP of the USPA has broken some rules, as well as his ankles when he took bachelor contestant Rachel on a tandem skydive.

Dumb fuck did a low turn on final and fuckin smashed his shit up.

Surprisingly the USPA will probably let him keep his tandem rating even though he’s a 20yo retard who’s mom owns a DZ and is on the board for USPA

nepotism for sure
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Martial Arts General
mag advert
New server, new leadership, without jannie mods who love to ban people. I put a lot of effort into making this a great organised user experience unlike the old one which didn't have coloured names or categories for each different martial arts.

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gimi boomer smile
This board is moving so fast no one will notice my Gimi thread
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/ash/ Airsoft General, grenade edition
Keep strictly real steel gun related laws and politics to >>>/k/ and >>>/pol/. Leave the gun and gear porn.

If you have a useful guide or want to rework one for the OP, post it and someone will add it to the next one.

>Updated Newbie pastebin

>/asg/ retailer guide

>Legal comprehensive, crosscheck with your local laws to be on the safe side

Last Thread >>65101
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/mtb/ - Mountain Bike General
Ride Proud Edition!

Droppers, forks and brakes, that's what really matters in life!
Also most of us are all over at >>>/n/ because that's the proper cycling board.
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I mean how fucking cool is rally racing?
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4cc World Cup Team
Hey /xs/,

I know we're a slow board, but I was looking to see if you guys wanted to have a team in the cup. If you're unfamiliar, nearly every board has a representative team in a site-wide internet autism celebration. Once wrestling moves to /asp/, the /xs/ side of things ended up nearly off of the team. We'll need a logo (or I can throw one together), but I'm looking for ideas for the roster (they're for shitposts from the board.) There's 23 spots, with 11 starters. There's also the 2 "silver" and 2 "gold players that are better then everyone else on the pitch, and these are the most prominent players on the team.

If this interests you, just toss some ideas (or tell me to fuck off if that's your call)
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why is Krav Maga considered a meme?
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Can we talk about archery here? I wanna talk about archery.
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speed vault
Now that /asp/ has been resurrected as /xs/, it's time for a parkour thread. I've been getting back into parkour the last couple months and I have to say I missed it as much as I missed old /asp/. Where are you at with your training? How have you been working around the lockdown chains of Corona-chan? How much do you apply the utilitarian Hébertist mindset of being strong to be useful to your training routines?

I guess freerunners can post, too. Maybe even gymnasts and trickers if you don't get your own thread up and running.
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General announcement
I want to go to the skateboard park but I'm old are they dead now or will there be pro preschool kids there to make fun of me
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Skateboard poast
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Anderson bronze
Thoughts on a martial art technique based on breaking your own bones? I know there's a type of frog that can break it's own bones and use the splinters as a kind of knuckle dusters, and being able to break your own bones would render most grappling holds completely obsolete. My pain tolerance is pretty high so I think I could handle a couple of broken bones and keep fighting. Why do more fighters no do this?
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Crossfit extreame?
crossfit exetriame
Do you think CrossFit can be called an extreme sport?
In general, I think this is the best sport of all !!!
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Is yoyoing an extreme sport?
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Favorite skate films/parts thread
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Anyone got an ID on this board? priced at 90 bucks used and tempted to grab it up
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is bowling an extreme sport?
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Earth rocker general get in here bros
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/box/ - Boxing General - First Edition

/box/ is a community home to the sport of boxing. Post tips, questions, gear and routines relating to the training of boxing as an amateur sport. Discussion of professional boxing is welcome as well
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Judo vs Jiu Jitsu
I recently got interested in Judo but the closest thing in my town is a Jiu Jitsu gym. Should I consider going, I'm more interested in Judo and the only Judo places are like 30 min drives from my place
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peak performance
BJJ and Muay Thai or Boxing and Judo?
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/pbg/ - Paintball General
90s Edition
Previous: >>15773

When was your first game? Got any vintage setups you still shoot?
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/sumo/ general
sumo power rankings

>Sumo terms

>Sumo rules

>Watch Sumo
(6th to 1st division, starts from 8.30 Japan time)
(top division live on 1st day, mid-point, and final day--highlights for other days)


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>unironically putting this garbage the wall of your home.
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I've been thinking about MTBing a lot lately, and why it isn't a part of the recent surge of popularity of action sports like skateboarding, bmx, skiing, and snowboarding. I think it's because of the skill wall that mtb requires. In a team sport you can edit the rules to be more fair to beginners, most mountain resorts are filled with green and blue runs, you can go small and skate/bmx safe step off features. But in Mountain Biking their is no green circle run, their is rarely a beginners feature. You either can or cannot make it down the trail, and an overwhelming majority of people can't. In that sense the skill wall is what makes mtb seem so crazy and out of this world, you're very much born with the senses and reactions needed or you aren't. My dad wanted to be a mountain biker so bad but he has always been a poser, thinking back to when I was a kid and he'd force me to ride trails with him, it was so pathetic, neither of us had that innate ability or balance to do anything so we would always be the bike walking slow assholes that watch everyone else zoom by. I'm glad thats over and I don't have to pretend to be a mountain biker any more, skiing is just so much easier, it's 1000x easier.

Basically you have to be born with the right set of balance and confidence AND nurtured in a mtb environment to even been a semi successful mountain biker. Over all that's probably a good thing and why the MTB community is so tight knit, imposters and posers can't get in.
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I want to be able to defend myself in the street
Next door I have a boxing club and a thai club, what should I choose? Which one is more efficient?

Thai seems more complete to me but I'm naturally not very good with my legs, I don't use them much in combat and I have the impression that with thai it's mainly kicks and punches only for support

Boxing is more natural for me but it seems incomplete and I would never know how to place a good kick or with this

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/BJJ/ - BJJ General
BJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu General



So what have you learned this week?
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fighting irl
When was the last time you really threw down?
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Let's say we toughen up Karate and Tae Kwon Do so people are sparring regularly and throw in K1 rules as the standard for competitions. Do both arts continue to use the same techniques, or would they inevitably land on a Muay Thai style?

Essentially, is Muay Thai the inevitable consequence of a loose striking ruleset?
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/kg/ - Karate General
Fitness edition
Previous: >>45088

What's everyone's daily/weekly fitness routine?
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/grap/ - Grappling General
Here you might post about your grappling endeavors; are you training a grappling sport? Do you fantasize about grappling your abusive dad, or at least the feelings he makes you have?

Post drills, yootoob tutorials, bantz and other shit here :)
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Martial Art used for killing
I want to learn an art that will be practical in a fight and that will allow me to defend myself and others. I have previous experience in combat sports.
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is hardbass the official music of /xs/ ?
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Any of you race motorcycles?
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Zorb thread
How is your zorbing going
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What’s the best way to learn spear fighting without joining a faggy HEMA group?
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Underwater hunting/freediving
Hi everyone. Recently got interested in freediving and underwater hunting. Is here anyone who could give some tips for a beginner? I live in eastern Europe.
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Recovering from Zoster (Shingles) and training MMA?
Hey guys, so I'm currently in the process of recovering from shingles, been dealing with it since last Friday. During this period I couldn't weightlift nor train. Currently the wounds are just scabbed over (on my forehead), the swelling is gone as well due to all the meds and ointment I've been on. Basically, when would it be a good time to get back to training? Have any of you guys ever dealt with shingles before? Part of me wants to get back in there but apparently from what I've been hearing and reading it wouldn't be a good idea to get back into things that cause profuse sweating if the wounds aren't completely healed yet.

I gotta be honest just going a week or two without training is really getting to me.
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Just bought some rollerblades to get too work and back.

Is this based or cringe?
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how do you get into mountain climbing?
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hey bros, went to a nearby cave with a friend today, didn't go too deep cause were pussies but it did get me thinking about going deeper later on and looking around for other caves, so I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about caving/spelunking and what's a good way to get into it.
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Want to start Wrestling
I have done kyokushin and boxing before and excelled at it. Due to the pandemic, training had to stop for a while and I want to this a shot . Im 30 so nothing serious, just improve ny technique and strength. Am I too late?
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Aggressive Inline General
Ask, learn, share.

Thread for techniques, grinds, setups.
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This should be in the Olympics
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why does everyone shit on bmx?
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/surf/ Surfing General
Will Slater surf in Tokyo? edition
>Any summer surf plans?
>Opinions on competition structure?
>Anyone surf Tsurigasaki beach?
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So how effective are palm strikes?
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/dgg/ Disc Golf General
/DGG/ Disc Golf General
>What is disc golf?
Its golf but with frisbees or discs. Generally played at parks that have free courses.
>What do I need to get started?
A disc and some shoes to walk around comfortably. (You should probably also bring some water anon and maybe download UDisc for a scorecard, or print / make your own)
>I'm new what disc should I buy?
Pretty much any decent frisbee or disc will get you out and playing. Don't buy a starter set immediately, instead buy an innova skeeter as its a pretty easy to throw disc for a beginner and then buy more discs from there.
>Are there courses around me?
Almost certainly, check for a pretty comprehensive list of courses and recommendations as to what ones near you are good.
>I bought a starter set and cant throw these things straight or far at all!
Go onto youtube and lookup guides idiot. Also learn to throw your putter first. It's most likely the easiest disc to throw in your bag and just because it doesnt fly as fast as a fairway or driver disc, It'll probably fly farther as It WILL fly straighter.

Most people you meet out on a disc golf course are gonna be pretty chill guys who'll either help you out if u get a disc stuck in a tree, or even give u a quick tip if you're new.

Feel free to post photos from your local courses or discs.
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/xs/ Approved Martial Arts Media
What are some martial arts media you would recommend, /xs/?

One of my all time favorite martial arts manga is the Kengan Ashura/Omega series. Followed by Hagure Idol Jigokuhen. I'm also into certain Fighting Games/Beat 'em ups where most of the characters practice some kind of IRL martial art. (Like Street Fighter, Final Fight, KOF, Metal Slug, Virtua Fighter, Streets of Rage, Tekken, DOA, Ninja Gaiden, Double Dragon and Kunio-Kun, for example.) Of course, your recommendations don't have to be limited to anime/manga and video games. They can come in the form of movies and TV shows as well. For example, I have the Ip Man Trilogy, Ong Bak Trilogy, The Raid Duology, The Rocky Hexalogy, The Street Fighter Trilogy (no, not the vidya) and the Sister Street Fighter Trilogy.

So if you have any recommendations, post 'em if you got 'em.
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Why are helmets so fucking lame? Why haven't they been able to make them cool in the decades of production?

Why is going helmetless just so much cooler?
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/jsa/ Japanese Sword Arts General
/jsa/ general

Japanese Sword Arts (JSA) General. A thread to discuss Kendo/jutsu and Iaido/jutsu. OP post is tailored towards Kendo since it is the most commonly practiced JSA.

>What is Kendo?
Kendo is a modern Japanese martial art which descends from Japanese swordsmanship (Kenjutsu), namely the Hokushin Itto-ryu school. It is practiced with shinai (bamboo swords) and armor. The philosophy of modern Kendo is based off of Budo concepts and aims to develop the self through practice.

>How is Kendo scored?
There are four valid target areas in Kendo: the top and sides of the head, the wrists, the torso, and the neck. Strikes made to these areas must contain correct footwork, posture/body movement, cutting path, use the correct part of the blade, a display of high spirits (through shouting), and zanshin; or the continuation of mental and physical readiness to attack again.

In competition, the match is judged by 3 referees who will raise flags corresponding to the color of the ribbon worn by the competitors. At least 2 referees need to agree to award a point. Match duration is best out of 3 points.

>Where can I find a Kendo club or dojo?

Start with the International Kendo Federation (FIK) and navigate to your country or region. If you live in a particularly large country, your country’s federation will most likely consist of regional federations. Some federations also include Iaido clubs.
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You're not too old/ fat to skate.
Skateboarding is 90% mental 10% physical. You're never too old to take a bite into concrete
Skatepark Etiquette: skateparks are bad
Beginner Tip: theres a thousand other tricks you can learn before kickflips.
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Who is the worst of the (((new))) Battlebots and why is it this one?
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Wingsuit discussion
Is this the ultimate midwit sport? Or is it just a way for outdoors guys to try to one up rock climbers in their mating strategy? These guys claim to do it for the love of flying then they go do retarded stuff like proximity flying just to show off and try to impress people.
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Show me something more extreme than this:

F1 driving, jetfighter piloting and being shot into space come close to wingsuiting. But even if all of these require masterful re-evaluation of the present and adaptation to survive, they don't require it as much as wingsuiting does.
Wingsuiting is the most extreme movement humans can establish that I have ever witnessed.

Show me something greater, something more extreme, if you think there is anything else.
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/asg/ Airsoft General, First gun edition
Combat machine
Keep strictly real steel gun related laws and politics to >>>/k/ and >>>/pol/. Leave the gun and gear porn.

If you have a useful guide or want to rework one for the OP, post it and someone will add it to the next one.

>Updated Newbie pastebin

>/asg/ retailer guide

>Legal comprehensive, crosscheck with your local laws to be on the safe side

Last Thread >>61319
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Would it have been feasible to jump from the Towers with a parachute and live?
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/gnsg/ - Grappling Ninja Shit General -1
I've found a lot of these from browsing /xs/ so if you've been lurking a while you're probably familiar with most of these.

This general is for all over the top grappling moves that are just slick as fuck.
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Is there a sport so extreme that it would be guaranteed to kill somebody?
Somebody like this 50 year old woman as depicted in the photograph?
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So, the ITF reuses old WTF rules and mats for their tournament when WTF already moved on towards new ruleset and even competition mat design?
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How many of the conspiracy's listed on this chart are actually true?
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/marble/ - Marble League General
/sp/ is too fast for /marble/ during non-Marble League periods, so this could be the base for this extreme sporting event during most of the year

Marbula One Season 2 returns from its break starting with race 7
Oceanics managed to win the 2021 Winter Marble League, redeeming themselves after their disastrous 2019 Marble League outing

>What is Marble League?
The Marble League is a tournament that features the most decorated and dedicated marble sports athletes. Every year, teams of five marbles compete in Qualifiers and the top 12 teams, along with 4 automatically qualified teams, advance to the main tournament. After an exquisite opening ceremony, the 16 teams perform in a series of events that are inspired by real-world Olympic events, earning medals and scoring points towards an overall total. The team with the most points at the end of the tournament is the team that wins the Marble League, standing at the top of the podium during the closing ceremony and having the honor of extinguishing the torch at the end of each year.

>Channel Link

>Official Website

>Fandom Wiki
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based soaper
soaping bros, we're home
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Is CrossFit a sport?
Is CrossFit a sport
How do you think? Can this be called an extreme sport? The burden on health is great!
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Considering buying a paramotor. Worth it? Best model for beginners? Quick course enough to start solo flying comfortably?
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Longboard or Cruiser
I'm going to college in a new city and I'd like to go to school on a board. The pavement isn't great, I'll have to skate long straight roads and sometimes densely populated areas.

Should I pick the longboard or the cruiser? And I read on other threads that skating isn't good when it comes to commuting, but I'm not sure if they were taling about longboards and cruisers. Are these boards even good when it comes to this type of stuff?
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how do i identify a mcdojo?
recent place i went to, the owner was fat.
also they have multiple locations in different states, and "certificates".

idk much about martial arts.
when i visited, they were doing kicks.
the owner was actually out there teaching. he's the only guy working there other than the secretary.
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What combat sports are least likely to give you brain damage while also still being useful? I can deal with cuts and broken bones, but I don't want to rattle my braincage.
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Post your favorite ski locations
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Where I can watch sports climbing olympics online for free, or what is the easiest way to watch it?
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golf board
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Mike Vallely claims skateboarding is inherently "anti-Trump"
There was this dude he hung out with in Cky called "Mike Vallely", and he was the douchiest blowhard I've ever seen.

He was a 5'8" balding manlet who looked like he hit the gym maybe twice a week to do only chest and arms, and he would get super aggro over nothing in order to look like the "tough one" of the crew; which isn't really much of an accomplishment, because the bar isn't set very high in the first place. His accomplishments included scattering 4 timid teenagers by flailing his arms like a windmill, and shoving a middle-aged mall cop away while the security guard was just trying to do his job.

He also had a brief stint as a hockey enforcer, where presumably his appreciation for violence might serve some sort of purpose, but then, to absolutely NO ONE'S surprise, the MOMENT he had to fight someone as strong, or stronger than him, who was equally as fond of violence as he was, he got his shit pushed in regularly. Never won a single fucking hockey fight in his life and was CONSTANTLY getting thrown to the ice.

The guy was the definition of coked up blowhard.

Mike Vallely, ladies and gentlemen. A possible contender for "faggiest skater in all of existence". Possibly faggier than even Bam Margera himself.
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Rate my frontside wallride lads
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/esg/ Eternal Skateboarding General
It's time to have an animu edition: edition.

You're not too old/ fat to skate.
Skateboarding is 90% mental 10% physical.
Skatepark Etiquette: The snakerun is not your halfpipe when other people are using it
Trick Tip: Kick off the nose not the side
Beginner Tip: Don't buy the premade complete

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Do martial arts/combat sports substitute for lifting?
This might be too broad a question, so I'll try to explain. I have been working out on a home gym for 5 years now and have gotten relatively fit. Now I would like to try my hand at learning some combat sport, (Muay Thai is the one I have in mind). If I did that and wanted to remain fit, would I still need to work out on top of practicing combat, or does it overrule the need for it? Would it be a bad idea to lift on the same days I practice fighting? I'm willing to do both, but I'd like to know what's best.
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how many retards here can actually skate and not be a whinny ass begineer
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How old is too old to skate? I've gotten to the point where I feel like I don't belong at the skate park. I wear headphones and never talk to anyone because they are all 15 to 20 years younger than me and I don't want to look like a weird old dude at the park. I've been weightlifting more and I'm wondering if it's time to put my board away. What do you all think?
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What are some good substitutes for punching bags? Thinking about getting some soccer/volley balls and tying them up to hang from a tree outside.
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I skate from class to class at my uni and I slow down super fast on rough sidewalks. My wheels are Bonez 103a 54mm and my trucks are independent 144s. Does anyone have recommendations on what wheels to get? I've heard shark wheels are good. I skate park, street, and bowls.
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/xs/ invents a martial art
ITT: Describe a martial art technique. If it already exists in a well-known style, it is disqualified. Others judge if the technique would or wouldn't work. If it works, it gets added to the official /xs/ martial art.
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can i climb this mexican volcano without faggy equipment (no hiking sticks, ropes, etc) and normal sneakers?
Like literally only me with normal cold clothes and like a backpack camping gear.
I'm like 6'3, my arms are long and I have the holy spirit guiding me
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bros i have gotten achilles tendinitis so bad i can barely walk. what do
i wanna train again
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Avoiding Cauliflower ear
So I wanna get into BJJ but my main concern is getting cauliflower ear. It is an inevitability if I train?

Is there anything effective I can do to prevent it or do I just need to accept it will come
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Short with big feet advice
Hey all. I'm a short 5'4" guy with weirdly big size 15 feet. This is obviously a great advantage for my balance (it's very difficult to push me over) and swimming (built in flippers). Just wondering if there are any extreme sports you think my body type might give me a.natjral advantage in?
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Longbow thread
My bow
Thread for longbows. English longbow, American longbow, flatbow, Japanese longbow, and any other type of non recurve bow welcome.
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Can Floyd Mayweather really not read due to CTE?
If so, how does he spend his free time? Pretty much everything in modern society requires basic literacy.
Does he have someone reading things out loud to him?
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>love putting together boards and doing near-useless board maintenance
>all skateshops near my went under after corona hit hard

wish I couldve got a job at one of those shops before all this, I love applying griptape and putting together board parts
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Is ultimate frisbee an xtreme sport?
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Blue belts are scary
>Be me
>19 years old
>newfag at life
>130lbs lightweight
>Started wrestling in 7th grade
>Wrestled until my senior year
>Join BJJ Gym
>Start slaughtering all the white belts after learning 1 submission
>Decide to roll with a blue belt
>Gets legit rapid fire submitted every 45ish seconds
Blue belts are scary.
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Why do skateboarders and bicyclists hate the electric versions so much? My electric skateboard goes 25 miles, my ebike goes 50mi, including thousands of feet of elevation gains. You can still kick and pedal for exercise, you just get a way better trip. But man do I get a lot of haters talking shit when I pass.
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ITT: We take a non-extreme sport and change it to make it extreme.

Marathon but you can sabotage your opponents any way you want. Weapons allowed. Basically the Road Rash game but on foot.

Dodgeball with bocce.

Polo but with rodeo horses.

Water polo but the water is slightly acidic so your skin and eyes start to burn after a while and you can only get out (rotating with other team members) once you score.

Any motor sport but without brakes.

Soccer with bowling balls.

Squash but the room is so narrow and you can get hit by the other player's racket.

Basketball but the court is oiled.
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Concussion Talk
How many concussions have you had?
What has your experience been like?
Why did you get a concussion?

>Anywhere from 5-7
>It ranges from being completely fine, to feeling depressed or anxious for a while, to being a low IQ smoothbrain for a while.
>I got them from skiing, skating, and surfing. Sometimes from plain bad luck, but usually because of pushing the envelope too much or being overly tired.
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>go to skatepark
>really exited to skate and improve
>more than one other person there
>day ruined
How do i overcome this?
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Is competitive speed typing an extreme sport and if so how many wpm can you type?
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How to avoid the potential injuries in sparring? i'd love to do more sparring (it's the only thing that makes my blood move so to say), but already had some close calls, both almost injuring other people and being injured myself.

I wonder how some fighters cna spar daily, I really do. At some point, it's just accumulation injuries, right?
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>Left foot forward
>Left forward
>Right forward
Why am I like this... I can't balance with my left forward for shit pushing even though it feels more natural to stand.
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I want to talk about Katas
First off let me give my impression of them. When I was young my dad told me the reason Katas exist is that originally it was how schools had their students perform more advanced techniques. Because it would take years and years of practice with katas and performing these techniques before they would fully comprehend how to do said techniques properly and against a live opponent. In this way the teachers were deliberately drawing out the process of learning it, to try and prevent a student from learning all the motions and then opening their own school down the road after a year or two.
The other reason he said was that from time to time martial arts were banned in their respective countries. So the Katas were how old men could hide in their basements and practice their techniques with the hopes of passing it down to future generations once the ban had passed.
This is my understanding of the historical context of Katas. If I am wrong, please correct me.
Moving right along, in the modern age, I think Katas still have a place. There are plenty of techniques I KNOW and have picked up, but have been explicitly taught not to use in normal fights in the ring. For instance, shots to the groin, shots to the throat, eye gouging, fish hooking, hits to the back of the head, I was taught front kicks to the knee were impolite in a friendly sparring match/ring match, things like that.
The point I want to make, is Katas not a good place to practice the techniques you should not perform against your brothers and sisters in martial arts? Practice manipulating the clinch to expose the back of the head and launching an elbow, practice the motion of kicking someone's knee in backwards, that way you can still use the more impolite and unfriendly techniques and develop that muscle memory for a God forbid time you might need it.
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/sumo/ general
old thread reached bump limit


>Sumo terms

>Sumo rules

>Watch Sumo
(6th to 1st division, starts from 8.30 Japan time)
(top division live on 1st day, mid-point, and final day--highlights for other days)


previous: >>55191
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Questions that don't deserve their own thread. All sports welcome.

Instead of making a new thread and cluttering up the board ask your beginner and basic questions here. Or complain about extreme sports you don't like.

Starting tip: You're not too old to skate and you shouldn't buy a complete from Amazon
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/esg/ Eternal Skateboarding General
Little Skatie Moss Edition
You're not too old/ fat to skate.
Skateboarding is 90% mental 10% physical.
Skatepark Etiquette: The snakerun is not your halfpipe when other people are using it
Trick Tip: Kick off the nose not the side
Beginner Tip: Don't buy the premade complete

Old Thread
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Do you even Megaloop?
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I'm a 6'2'', 89kgs, Latin-american man with hyper flexible joints (this means they are more flexible, but also more fragile). This last thing isn't much of a problem, except in my wrists, I have mild pain ever so rarely.
I want to start doing a martial art. I thought about brazilian jiujitsu, or judo. Something focused on kicks if possible, or grapples. Any other suggestions?
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How do you move someone who is positioned like pic related with grappling only?

Someone did this to me at no-gi the other day and i had no idea how to flip him onto his back or anything
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Cheap Skateboard
what's up /xs/
i'm starting uni in a month and was looking for a cheap skateboard to use on campus. I've had some experience with skating in the past, but want to get back into it a bit, maybe meet some people. I found this board when looking up best boards for big guys, (i'm a 6'8 300 pound offensive tackle for my school) and was wondering if anyone had ever heard of it. it comes with a cheap warranty and is rated for "450" pounds. any help would be appreciated.
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starting muay thai soon
john haggerty (1)
any anons here do muay thai or any other martial art im starting soon and i wanted some tips.
>already got handwraps
>run 10 k 3 times a week
>do HIIT between those days doing sprints or on a bike
>always jump rope for 10 mins before runs and probably everyday soon
>been stretching and getting more flexible
>doing strength training and trying to cut and get lighter
what else can i do to prepare also yes i know whatever i do beforehand it will still be taxing as fuck on me
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Why was GX1000's 'Roll Up' scrubbed from the web?
Music rights expired? Something to do with the court case involving that security guard that got permament brain damage while running some of them out of a spot?

Either way, if anyone knows where it can still be found, please help a nigga out, that was my favorite video of recent years

Original youtube link (video private now):
Original Thrasher link (no longer up):

Archived url's on the wayback machine (neither one has a working saved copy of the video):
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muay thai
does anyone have knowledge or experience in this?
should i lift at all doing muay thai or should i focus more on high volume calisthenics and cardio? not experienced by any means (less than a year doing MT)

i want to get better at fighting but also be a bit bigger still, i don't want to lift and bulk like a powerlifter or anything but i'm not sure if this is completely counterproductive or to both and impossible or still reasonable and not hold you back if you aren't planning on competing in MT

i'd probably do 3 days a week of MT.
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/asg/ Airsoft General, BB edition
Keep strictly real steel gun related laws and politics to >>>/k/ and >>>/pol/. Leave the gun and gear porn.

If you have a useful guide or want to rework one for the OP, post it and someone will add it to the next one.

>Updated Newbie pastebin

>/asg/ retailer guide

>Legal comprehensive, crosscheck with your local laws to be on the safe side

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Started playing the skateboard few days ago. The road is rough and uneven, it feels like I'm vibrating every time i skate on the road. What can I do?
Change new tires?
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How come the Olympics are in sports instead of extreme sports?
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Say something nice about him.
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download (8)
/xs/tards , which skate plaza is the best in evrope
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B-Boy an extreme sport?
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>muh women can skate too
>not just a man's sport
>so inspiring
Why do all these media shills act like women are now all of a sudden skating? Parks have been packed with women skaters for years. Skaters like Leticia have been dominating for years too, this is nothing new
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How do you go from this....
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Really good MMA match

Hey dudes check out this cool MMA match I found on accident when browsing YouTube accidentally.
These guys know how to FIGHT!
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Doing /XS/ with female
Share your experiences with Female and ur extreme sport

> at bike park during my day off (I work there)
> some female college bike club is there
> get a bit competitive with a girl who claims she is better cause club
> win because this place is my home turf
> lightbulb.jpeg
> ask her to ride with me
> female slows me from doing jump line
> leave her behind and go back to listening to eurobeat while shralping the berms
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I’m 6’3 is this cruiser board big enough? I want a portable size one
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/HEMA/ General
Mair double hit
Double hit edition

>What is HEMA?
HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts, sometimes also called Historical Fencing.
It's reconstructing how to fight with swords, daggers, polearms and other weapons based on old European fighting treatises

>What does it look like?
Inside the World of Longsword Fighting -
Back to the source -
Martin Fabian Sparring -

>Where can I find these treatises?

>Where can I find HEMA clubs near me?

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How to deal with low-quality training and toxic environment ? Lax structures, poor conditioning training workframes, mad-dog athletes that will trample novices with no respect, training sessions mixed with kids, etc. Specially while living away from big metropolitan centers. Share your history too.
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/esg/ - love park edition
You are never to fat or old to skate on a healthy diet of concrete and pain.

Skateboarding is 90% Mental, 10% Physical

Pre-Beginner Tip: Skateboarding is a horrible way to commute. Get a bike or a one wheel.

Trick Tip: Tricks are easier to land if you go fast.

Thread Video:
How To Make WEBMs:, Audio Codec: NONE, Video Codec: VP8
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What Sport Should I Do Thread
Hi fellow anons, I thought we could make a thread where we share things about ourselves and other recommend a sport.

I think some stats could include:
>Physical Stats (height, weight, etc)
>Activity Level (Do you do cardio? Do you lift?)
>Sports done in the past

I'll start
>30 y/o male, 6'0. 230lbs
>Can jog a mile with effort, muscular but fat
>Swam in HS, two seasons of DCI (yes it's gay but I had fun)
>Love automotive/speed related stuff
>Wish I had done contact sport, but not looking to fuck up my body
>Just moved and looking for male camraderie while keeping interaction with non-based individuals at a minimum
>need to not be fat
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