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    Default Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    http://www.amazon.com/Ed-Parkers-Bas...002119&sr=1-22

    Has anyone read it yet or know anything about the book or Mr. Lacerte?
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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    If you click on the picture of the book, you can view the first 138 pages of the book. Looks interesting. Also has some anecdoctal stories about SGM Parker and how some things were taught etc.
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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    The pages inside do look very good. I think this one is going in the shopping cart.
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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    Just bought the Kindle version, looking forward to checking it out after work. And after a hike. And after a punching- bag workout.
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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    Another one to add to the list
    Tradition is not about the preservation of the ashes, but about keeping the flame alive

    Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak

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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    I bought it after starting this thread last year. There is some valuable information in it, but the text is very poorly edited. I was disappointed in that aspect of the work. Highly disappointed.

    A strong revision and a second edition could fix this problem and make it a (more) useful reference.
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    Default Re: Ed Parker's Basic Fundamentals by Leo Lacerte

    Yep. Nothing really great about the book, and there are many, many typos, spelling errors, incorrect words used for similar-sounding words. So far I got a big laugh out of "exhilerate your strike" rather than "accelerate" it.
    To be fair, it's at least got a lot of stuff in one place, even if parts of it are questionable in value. Diagrams are bad and often incorrect.
    "To be, rather than to seem"

    "Fix your rear foot ... What the hell is wrong with you?"

    "...I already watched the videos, and quite frankly, they're bullsh*t."

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