Originally Posted by OC 335i
Quality of instruction and the gym culture are two very important things here. KM is a great art but there's a lot of McDojos out there. I would see if each gym offerrs free Intro classes and see which one you like and fit in the most.
Kyoshi71 - What do you train and what do you believe is best for Self-Defense?
Horrible for self defense? I love these arguments because just because you know how to grapple means you are going to sit there on the ground with the guy when he has friends around? Have a bit of common sense.
That's why Bas Rutten said BJJ will never work out right in a bar fight. There's always people coming from behind or around you trying to get some licks in.