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Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

This pizza face couldnt fight his way out of a paper bag....

Posted by Anonymous on 05/20/2019 at 7:01 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

*Dillman. His chi power affected my brain so much I couldnt type his name right....

Posted by Bullshido master on 05/14/2019 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

Master Morgart should train with George Dillan and learn the art of pressure point and no-touch chi KOs. Hed fit right in there.....

Posted by Bullshido master on 05/14/2019 at 4:31 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To Joseph Tomaszewski. First, Nobody owns the rights to Tang Soo Do. Tang Soo Do was developed a long time ago and is actually an Ancestry of Shotokan Karate. So, if he was teaching Tang Soo Do outside of the organization why would he need Master Kim's permission. I teach Tang Soo Do and I don't have Master Kim's permission. Why? Because he does not own Tang Soo Do. Note: This is why I left C.S. Kim because they are a cult. If you do not follow them, you do not follow at all. Second, Who ever told you that Master Kim kicked John out of the ITF they are not telling the truth. John left the ITF of his own free will. Finally, What is disrespectful of what he is trying to do? He is trying to build a system that is not focused on politics, treat everyone as a human being not as money signs, not only train people in martial arts but educate people and more.

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Posted by Former C.S. Kim Master on 04/18/2019 at 11:53 AM

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joseph tomaszewski: you think he would actually accept? These mcdojo masters almost never do, and when they do they get their asses beat. And I agree, he is delusional trying to create his own style. He thinks because he got a CS Kim mcdojo master belt bought and paid for that he is a martial arts wizard or something. I know in all his time at CS Kim he probably never took a real punch or kick, becuase I went through the same crap....

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Posted by He’s A McDojo Fraud on 04/13/2019 at 3:18 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

Well, I am putting a challenge out to john morgart. I practice Tang soo do and am a green belt with two red stripes. First of all, let me say that he got kicked out of the ITF because he was teaching tang soo do without Master Kim's permission. And was told to stop when he didn't he was removed from the ITF. The style he is teaching is Tang soo do just watered down. How is it that he can just give himself a masters rank in a style he created??? It is people like this who get people hurt or killed trying to fill an ego or live some fantasy. The guy teaches in his mother's basement last time I checked and I'm not even sure he has the legal paperwork/child clearances to do what he is doing, I may be wrong but I'm just saying. So back to my challenge, I am challenging john morgart to a UFC rules fight. Let me be clear when I say this I love the martial arts and what this guy is doing is very disrespectful. So i want to meet him in the ring for a full contact fight and i want to see his style first hand and how it is able to be applied in every situation. To John or anyone who knows john i want you john morgart to take this fight and prove that it works meet me in the ring and fight me full contact NOT sparring. I live in Pennsylvania and am not far and I am also willing to drive to whatever venue you wish so we can do this. My email is ctomaszewski00@gmail.com feel free to contact me ill be waiting :)

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Posted by joseph tomaszewski on 04/12/2019 at 10:07 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To Former C.S. Kim Master: I left over 10 years ago because I had to move away, thankfully. I'm not surprised one bit that that happened to you. That's what cult leaders do, they don't want anyone going out and straying from the cult. And that's exactly what CS Kim is, a CULT. I remember one time I told them I wanted to start lifting weights and was told I shouldn't do that because it could "affect my speed and agility". In reality they probably didn't want me doing anything that might stop me from showing up to class and getting pulled from training to teach little brats their forms (for free). I actually saw Master Kim one time on a flight a couple year after I left and I told him where I was and what I was doing and one of the first things out of his mouth was "Aaaaah you should open a school there". Sorry Master Kim, I work 40-60 hours a week at a REAL job and don't have time for that nonsense, get someone else to peddle your crap and pay you a percentage. As for Mr. Morgart, I'd have a lot more respect for him if he admitted wasted time and got a "master" belt at a McDojo and started over from zero getting some REAL training, rather than still claiming he's a martial arts god (mentioned in several books and magazines BTW) and thinking he is so knowledgeable that he can come up with his own "style", which based on the picture and quotes in the article, sounds a lot like CS Kim....

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Posted by He's a McDojo Fraud on 02/27/2019 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

This is towards "He's a McDojo Fraud". So you were a 2nd Degree Black Belt in 2004. Are you still with C.S. Kim? To me, it looks like John saw the flaws that cs kim was teaching, started to secretly go and train with other martial artists from different styles while still attending cs kim karate. I know for a fact that if John told Master Kim he was training with or at another Martial Art Organization Master Kim would not allow him or anyone to do that. I know because that happened to me. I was under Master Kim for years and then decided to take Tae Kwon Do also. I told Master Kim and he said there is a fork in the road. You Stop going to the other organization and only train here at cs kim or don't come back. I made my decision and I stand by it. For years I looked up to them and wanted to be like them until I saw their true selves and I did not want to be a part of them or what they stand for. cs kim forces you to do what they want and not what the student wants. An an artcile it states that John left cs kim and now is under the United Fighting Arts Federation and training with other martial art styles. I stand by what John is doing and hope all the best for him

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Posted by Former C.S. Kim Master on 02/22/2019 at 1:17 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To comment: Listen I got my E-Dan (2nd degree blackbelt) at CS Kim Monroeville in 2004 so I know what it's all about. The "self-defense" taught there consisted of staged one-step sparring where you opponent throws a single punch then stands there immobile while you do flashy techniques. And wrist grabs where your opponent grabs your wrists then also stands there immobile and doesn't resist while you do flashy techniques. NONE of that stuff is real-world practical and is what his "training" is based on. He might goof around with other martial artists on the weekends, but that isn't quite the same as testing your skills in the ring is it? What is his MMA-style competition record again? Oh yeah, ZERO. All he's ever done is point-sparring which is controlled and little to no contact. I'll say it again, anyone who has NO full contact competition experience and has ONLY trained in McDojo-style karate can NOT claim the stuff they teach is "self-defense" and anyone who does is a FRAUD that gives their students a false sense of security, just like CS Kim.

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Posted by He's a McDojo Fraud on 02/22/2019 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To He's a Mcdojo Fraud: So what you are telling me is that you have NOT seen him in person. Only his YouTube videos. If that is the case then maybe he wants to just upload flashy forms and techniques, Jumping over bags, tournament point sparring. C.S Kim maybe a McDojo, however, the person training can make adjustments to make him/her not a McDojo person. The person can train with different martial artists/organization to get a better feel of self-defense with resisting opponents. I actually read an article that him and other martial artists get together and spar each other without pads and gear for training and self-defense purposes

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Posted by Comment on 02/21/2019 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To "comment": I HAVE seen him. All you have to do is look at this youtube stuff. Nothing but flashy forms and techniques, jumping over bags, and tournament point-sparring. I've been there done that....CS Kim is a mcdojo that's focused on little kids and teaches watered-down impractical nonsense. All the "self-defense" techniques were against non-resisting opponents. Has he ever even been in a full-contact fight no pads no gear? Anyone that has only done point-sparring and has no real-world experience can NOT claim the things they teach are "self-defense". It's just that simple.

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Posted by He's a McDojo fraud on 02/19/2019 at 8:30 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

To the person who posted by He's a Mcdojo Fraud. You really can not call him a Mcdojo Fraud if you have not seen him in person. Once you have seen him in person then you can say he is a Mcdojo fraud or not. I would like to know that information to but I am not going to put posted by He's a Mcdojo Fraud. You want to know information but you are being negative about it instead of neutral until you know the facts.

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Posted by Comment on 02/19/2019 at 8:23 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

I'd like to know how many real-world fights with weapons Mr. Morgart has been in, him being a "master" and claiming is style is real self-defense....

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Posted by He's a Mcdojo fraud on 02/17/2019 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

It sounds like Martial Arts Whistleblower is Jealous. There are a lot of great martial artists out there. Some receive recognition for their hard work and dedication but unfortunately some do not. As individuals/Martial Artists you should not be jealous, angry, vindictive or bad mouth other Martial Artists or Martial Art Organizations because you were not inducted into a Hall of Honor or win a World Championship. There is no dirty little secret in Martial Arts. I have experienced a lot in my life as a Martial Artist and I know the hard work and dedication a person must put in to be inducted or win a World Championship Tournament. It is not easy and sometimes you feel like giving up. I've seen Mr. Morgart training and even trained with him during some seminars. He is a great person, knowledgeable and wants to learn more about different styles of Martial Arts. He definitely earned his awards, trophies, and medals in Martial Arts. It is just a shame that some people like Martial Arts Whistleblower like to bad mouth others to make themselves look better and/or even feel better about themselves.

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Posted by Telling The Truth on 02/11/2019 at 10:56 AM

Re: “Pittsburgh-area martial artist creates new karate style

Let me clue everyone in on these martial arts books, Halls of Fame, Publications, and "World Championships." The books are all business - you PAY to be listed in them or "featured." The Halls of Fame are the same way - you PAY to get into them. You don't pay - they don't induct you. And as for "World Championships" - there's a million of them. Anyone can host their own and call it a World Championship, Just to give themselves a title. It's the dirty little secret in martial arts - and actually dance as well. The only way to know if someone is "Good" is to get into the class and SEE what they're teaching. ASK them about their philosophy, and their background - see if the rubber meets the road, or they're ALL TALK. It's the only way. Martial artists will run down any other martial artist they deem as successful - it's how they've been brainwashed with a poverty mindset. You can't trust trolls' opinions. You have to SEE it and QUESTION it for yourself. If it looks like BULLSHIT, it probably is.

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Posted by Martial Arts Whistleblower on 02/09/2019 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Wysocki on Pittsburgh’s five greatest boxers

Please consider my grandfather Henry Miller. He was the featherweight boxing champ for Pittsburgh and boxed from approximately 1915 to 1926. I have a gold medalion he won, Pittsburgh vs Cleveland dated 1917. We also have a tie tack that is a boxing glove with a small diamond insert. My grandmother said she got tired of dusting of all of his trophys so she just threw them over the hill one day. My son is researching him now and has found 40 articles that include him. Henrys name is on the statue at the bottom of Troy Hill mentioned as a soldier from ww1. He got robbed of his lunch money on day and took up boxing. Thanks for reading this.

Posted by HenryMiller on 01/13/2019 at 9:19 PM

Re: “What will be Big Ben’s legacy in Pittsburgh?

^^^great point. hadn't thought of that (did think it was pretty disparaging...but good for that fktd i personally can't stand him but he wins games and who am i). the article is spot on. but indeed incomplete. its the city paper. what do you expect though...

Posted by ro'b on 09/12/2018 at 1:10 AM

Re: “Pitt game is bad business for Penn State football

its all about the $$ how do you think sandusky (squared) got away with murder

Posted by ro'b on 09/12/2018 at 1:05 AM

Re: “Pitt game is bad business for Penn State football

Good assessment on Pitt Penn State. However, we should play the game every year. Correction, Bozic and Billick would not let PSU in Big East basketball! Crazy, but that is what pressured PSU to find another conference. It is something that should have been.
Dr Robert Capretto
PSU 68, Pitt 73

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Posted by rcapre on 09/08/2018 at 4:02 PM

Re: “What will be Big Ben’s legacy in Pittsburgh?

I read this article and think: where is the rest of it? It's like the author got bored and moved on. I would hope that he might do some research (football is the game with the brown, oblong ball) re: Neil O'Donnell, who perpetually gets a raw deal after being left high and dry when receivers ran bad routes that led to those interceptions, when back-ups like Corey Holliday were pressed into service following injuries.

Posted by JunkChuck on 09/07/2018 at 1:34 PM

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