The evil mind of a black belt.

Posted Sun Oct 04, 2009, 08:20 AM by Tracy

I was sitting in a coffee shop with my good friend and training partner, Carol, when Jason, a black belt, sits down to join us. After chatting a little, Jason looked straight at me and said, “This is your black belt test.”


This is your black belt test. I’m not joking.

You’re [transitive verb] me.

No, I’m not. Sifu Fred is right out there waiting.


He gestured toward the window.

I stopped breathing, turned bright red, but still refused to turn my head to look. I wasn’t falling for it, but there was still the tiniest kernel of fear that this might be legitimate.

Jason’s face broke into a wide grin. “Nah, I’m just joking. But you should see your face.”

Black belts are evil.

  1. Evil?? I’m not sure what you’re trying to say… but you haven’t seen true evil, yet!

    Dalai Mama    Tue Oct 13, 04:44 PM    #


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Mo Duk Pai kung fu is a modern American eclectic system of martial arts, combining hard- and soft-style techniques Mo Duk Pai, which translates to “Martial Ethical Way”, was founded by Professor Frederick D. King. For more information, to see photos or inquire about training, visit the Mo Duk Pai web site, which I also maintain. I have been training since 1996 and currently hold the rank of brown-black sash.


Sifu (pr. see-foo [Cantonese] or shur-foo [Mandarin]) is a Chinese term for Teacher. It also carries the connotation of Father (teacher-father), referring to a tradition of teaching martial arts within the family, as well as being a title of respect. In America the title sifu is given to both men and women. In Mo Duk Pai the title is awarded to 2nd degree black belts at their teacher’s discretion.


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