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Dear Friend, Be a MAN.

This three-word sentence was one of the most important elements of the Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension course. First assembled in the 1920’s and sold through mail order, the course didn’t just teach exercises. It talked about attitude and what it takes to be somebody. Atlas may have been the most famous person to use the “M” word ... but a quick gander through other old-time sports and fitness books will show that authors of the early 20th century actually thought about what a MAN is ... or more importantly, what a MAN can be. Books on wrestling, boxing, jiu-jitsu and judo were often referred to as the “manly” arts. And each time the word “MAN” or “MANLY” is used, the reader gets an injected sense of possibility. The “M” word makes you imagine what you can become if you simply buckle down and follow a daily fitness regimen or combat-oriented art ... or devote yourself to any other worthwhile endeavor. Today we see the exact opposite approach being used. A number of martial arts are sold under the pretense that you do not need to be a “Man” or “manly.” “You don’t need to be tough. Strength, fitness and conditioning are not necessary. Technique is all you need.” Funny, isn’t it? Commercial successes of today appeal to the inadequacy of an individual but offer no internal solutions. Everything is external.
“You don’t need to be ‘A Man’, just use our flashy technique.” “You don’t need to be ‘A Man’, just take our supplements.” “You don’t need to train hard , just take steroids.” “You don’t need to be responsible for your life, it’s other people’s fault.”

In today’s world, how often do we see the words “MAN” and “MANLY” used? Never. Part of this may be that men of today are afraid of what women might think. And I understand this. But it is neither sexist nor chauvinistic for men to think of and work toward becoming an ideal MAN. I believe a man should be a MAN. It is only natural. Whether you are a man or woman, however, I believe it is a crime to dumb


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down your skills and tarnish your dreams in order to be liked. “Every young kid says this kind of thing to his older brothers. At the age of 13. I began exercising three times per week.com .” Another used to laugh at me and call me “muscle bound. I ignored them enough to keep doing what I was doing . Let me give you some real life examples from my own past with the hope that these will stir your soul to rise above yourself and become more than you think you can be. and all too common. Each summer. One afternoon. Part of the reason why I got interested in fitness in the first place was because I was the sixth of seven children in an Irish Catholic family. We can act like a man or we can act like a coward.” Even dear old mom used to come up with ways to get me to stop. Sean. in two more years.. Given the Celtic love for fighting. I screamed loud enough to wake the neighbors. I had muscles all over the place and for the first time in my life.mattfurey. He MEANS IT. It does. it was three years before I had my chance. I had no books around to read about what I was doing. It is a sad and pathetic waste of human life . but also made a vocal commitment to one of my siblings. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. doing nothing more than my best imitation of the old-time clean and push press. we have a choice. It also takes guts to admit that you want “something more” out of life. It takes absolutely no guts to live in quiet desperation. Within six weeks I was not the same person. after he whooped me pretty good. One of them used to say. WHEN YOU BECOME A MAN Whenever we are faced with an uncomfortable situation in life. “Just wait. I did. “Whatever you can lift with both hands I can put up with one. who had just returned from the army didn’t. take cowardice (another word we don‘t hear to much anymore). But the eldest son. I merely imitated what I saw on the Olympics.and to model and emulate what other successful people have done. But because bigger brother was off to college.. But there is something different about Matt.” Yes. It takes guts to invest in yourself. it takes guts to run on your own gas. people complemented me for how I looked. I decided I had had enough. you can imagine how many ass-kickings I got as a boy. to ask for help from those who can help you . Preceding me were four brothers and a sister. As Thoreau wrote long ago.. I’m going to kick your ass.” He laughed. He took my mom to the side and said.. We go out into fields of seed corn and strip the 2 www. Iowans in my part of the state do something for the big bucks that is downright insane. But not my brothers.” Sure. however.

“Could you please turn the alpha to numerics for me” . Sensing my brother’s inevitable destruction. The corn stalks would be wet with morning dew and our clothes would get soaked as we walked down half-mile rows and pulled on tassels.imagine my surprise when I was paid only $350 . I STILL remember. his friend came running from the car to help out. I took the crew out each morning and we did all the work.. Most people would contract 40 acres. pulling and walking .” At the time I didn’t know the phrase.which was only $100 more than anyone else on the crew.. it’s his nature to sting. But I’m always loaded for bear when he’s around. A half-mile row would usually take two hours. “good money. We’d get up at five a.mattfurey. The dog starting biting on my leg and my mom and my brother’s friend pulled me off.” Meanwhile my brother went back to college so he could party with his friends. As he approached from behind I turned around to meet him face to face... So one afternoon when my brother was dropping me off at home. Like a scorpion. Oh yeah .tassels off the female rows. He crashed into me and instead of me getting bowled over.. He was in big trouble. My brother insisted that he would pay me. thinking he was going to whoop me just like old times... this was a pretty good chunk of change back then.well. Sure.” To this I replied “. I locked him up in a tight bear hug and tossed him to the ground.and so I carried on with my unspoken dream of “good money. And when it came time for me to receive my share of “good money” . Being that the entire job took two to three weeks. 3 www... My mother insisted that I needed to help my brother.com . he still tries.m. when it was still cool. That was the last time the bastard ever tried to physically bully me. “See you later penis breath. I wanted to get my own contract and hire my own crew. he thought it would be fun to entertain his friends by saying.” . let’s leave that one out. pack a lunch and drive a half hour to find the field we were contracted to clean.. From there I started throwing punches while heavy expletives rained upon him. By that time the sun was blistering our skin and the mosquitos were chomping on our flesh. and exchanging insults with the others in the pack. My mom and our dog came running from the house. At the time the company paid about $110 per acre. too. Suffice it to say that his car door opened and he tore after me. After a few minutes rest we’d head back.

“Come on. Once I had my bear hug I wrestled him to the ground. Now I know all the moralizing about how the bigger man walks away and all that gobbledegook. I timed it perfectly.com .. 4 www.. saying.. “What are you going to do to me?” he questioned. Knocking the living snot out of your worst enemy has a transforming effect on relationships. He promised. My right foot punted him in the gonads. This made him even more determined to egg me on. and during that time he came to the conclusion that I wasn’t such a bad guy after all. and he bought everything I had with me. At the same time. gratitude and forgiveness are fine and dandy . A case in point took place when I was a junior in high school. Realizing this conversation wasn’t leading to an amicable resolution..mattfurey. He began pushing me in the chest with his hand. Yet. that all would be well between us. I gave him one more chance to stop. He was a fearsome striker and a week earlier had given his cousin 13 stitches inside and 14 stitches outside his mouth .Love. at a track meet. Most of the time you become good friends afterward. my friend’s brother and our dog would have let me pummel the bastard into submission that afternoon. and from only two swings. But when I turned around the tough guy was staring at me. The school’s toughest man followed me into the “john” after lunch. I’m also in favor of fisticuffs.and I’m all in favor of them. But the fact of the matter is this guy went home for three days to recover .. He started using one finger. How you deal with each test is what’s important. Still fearing for my life... the last time I saw him. In fact. A few weeks later. Blood poured.” I told him to stop pushing. he asked if I had any t-shirts and other goodies . I grapevined him with my left leg to keep him down and told him he should just give up now and go back to class. in triplicate. which was made of brick and had no doors.. but the point of all of them is simple: Be a MAN. I was leaving the stall. I said I would so long as he never bothered me again. if need be. There are many other stories I can tell. I’m pretty certain that if my mother. The hard surface delivered one helluva inrtoduction and the tough guy lay humbled. He begged me to get off. he told me he was sorry for picking the fight and we became friends. I immediately crowded him so that he couldn’t punch me. He insisted that I let him up so that he could beat the crap out of me. As his hand moved forward the next time. You are going to be tested throughout your entire life. I grabbed him by his thick curly hair and knocked his head into the brick stall a few times. I grabbed his hair again and turned his face toward the ceiling and popped him in the nose.

you can .000 of them approve. work on doing it to the best of your ability. but if they don’t . I don’t think so. I do believe. Not part. “This is pretty good.. goals that help me. My advice is simple: Whatever you want to do in life. however. We do in politics. that help others.You don’t have to accept every test.. Every single tree in existence grows as high as it can. They’re never going to amount to much anyway. should I become a chameleon and be what they want me to be? Naaahh. “I love your style. Sometimes it is prudent to keep your yap shut .. Having specific goals can be motivating. that part of being A MAN is saying and writing exactly what you think. Being a person of character is most important.. and 510. Not everything. “The reason why so many people are unhappy in life is because each day when they get up and look in the mirror. Being able to look in the mirror and know that I’m on a never-ending journey toward the fulfillment of goals that make sense to me. I wish I could be more like that. There are rewards for being straightforward and there are slings and arrows.that is what I’m all about. right? Why not in real life?” I sincerely hope that those who listen to me and read my words like what I have to say . and that are worthwhile and good . mind you. It doesn’t get to a certain point and say. I’ve often told my students here in Tampa. but I’m not necessarily suggesting you be that way.mattfurey.. and the rest don‘t. but you’d be surprised how many people never say or write anything that they truly believe because they’re afraid that someone out there won’t like it (or like them).” 5 www.com . a number of people have said to me. Take trees for example. I call that a landslide. There are so many that one of the tests in life is choosing what you’ll focus your energy on. LANDSLIDE Over the years. the person staring back is not particularly good at anything.” Well. “If there were only a million people on this earth to hear what I have to say or to read my writings. huh?” Let yourself grow and become all that you can become.. You just say what you think. but it is also to your benefit to have less specific but highly empowering goals.. so why pay attention to them? Long ago I remember hearing the renowned business and motivational writer Brian Tracy saying. It doesn’t stop at 50 feet because the other trees don’t like him. You just don’t care if anybody likes you or not. A California Redwood doesn’t grow ten feet when it can grow 100. Let the naysayers squawk and flutter around in the chicken coop..

So I studied what I needed to succeed and I made it happen. But those who apply themselves and give it all they have will eventually get good at it. In the fall of 1995. Today my books and videos are read and viewed all over the world. my friends. become 500..There are those today who don’t “feel” it is important to become good at something. My wife and I really suffered during that time. I have yet to meet the person who excelled at Combat Conditioning right from the start. but because I had suffered through adversity before and come out on top. through diligent effort. I had it published in January of 1996. If for no other reason than that it makes you feel good about yourself. Knowing that you have succeeded in one endeavor gives you the CONFIDENCE to try other things. but our publishing company was the major force.. I had in the back of my mind that I was only going to stay in that career for 10 years. Sometimes I get orders from places like Darussalam. My real goal was to be a writer. But I DID KNOW how to succeed . I was no longer training people for a living. I wrote my first book. But there are other reasons. I had no idea what succeed. By 1998. a country that I had never heard of.mattfurey. Sadly. There are no “Instant Successes” in this field. can learn how.. A maximum of 10 Hindu squats can. I was being put to the test . A person who cannot touch his nose in a bridge. I worked with a few people here and there. How does all of this tie into fitness and conditioning? It does. And if you’ve succeeded in one area of life.com . while working on sustaining the business I was in. Oftentimes I was an emotional mixture of fear and confidence. So when I ask myself. that applying the same principles to business that I applied champion wrestler was the key. I was trying to balance two careers simultaneously and was unable to completely focus on one. they pass this philosophy on to young men and women and make them emotionally impotent. And so. and it does in a big.I nod. 1000 or more. When I started out in business at age 23. I practiced the craft of writing. it took to I figured to becoming a know to In 1987 when I began a personal fitness business. Perhaps the most important is that success breeds success. I had the confidence to carry a torch through the darkness. The Martial Art of Wrestling.. and that I could. 6 www. big way. Financially speaking. It IS IMPORTANT TO BECOME GOOD AT SOMETHING. 1996 was horrible. and in a big way. you can use that success as a springboard to success in other areas. were the dark times worth it? .

Hope to meet many of you there. You’re not one of those people.com . Success in fitness and conditioning will transform a weakling into a MAN. Each success gives you that good feeling when you look at yourself in the mirror. And each success leads to another and another and another. What will you set your mind on? I have confidence in you. Most people never even start.Each of these physical successes is also a mental breakthrough. I’ll be in Dayton. Accomplish the most important of all goals. the building of your health . Matt Matt Furey P. And a MAN knows that he can accomplish whatever he sets his mind on. Ohio. Just get started and you’re halfway there.. and the rest is not far behind. contact me at 813 994 8267. Kick ASS .. 7 www.S. For more information on the event.mattfurey.Take Names.. Until next month .. for a seminar on May 20.

I bought Frank Shamrock videos. WOW! I've worked out all my life and stay in fair shape. Now I'm practicing the Combat Conditioning exercises from your videos and as challenging as they are. the same day. and honestly. but also very sad that I could not find a good teacher to practice my grappling. I keep on exercising.grappling" shape and I'm not going back to weights.. Your friend. and surpass my "video" skills. reading the book and doing the exercises. but I'm already hooked. I'm going to order your videos. Thanks again.. I'm considering (upon your invitation) going to your school and practice catch. and I got very confident. Thanks for answering my letter. THANKS. 8 www. Yes.. Hi Matt. One thing I've noticed is that in just a short time.com . Bob Adams M. For the last month I have given up weights in favor of push ups. I'll stick to yours. What I always wanted was to be in a great "fighting . One last thing. As flattering as this may sound.: Fantastic Bob. I felt it's a great accomplishment for myself. I'm not sure that crank is the right word. I feel very energized and for the first time I did the back bridge touching my nose.. When I read about your book I thought I would start cranking those babies out. after seeing the videos. One of the videos contains his exercises for fighting. Making a large story short.. It shows great interest on your part to help others.. to enter their challenge (maybe you have heard from them already). I've got a lot of work to do. Lately I called the company E. maybe pop and crackle because that's what my body was doing when I tried to bridge or do Hindu push ups. and always considered myself very athletic and strong.A. three of them. It will be a very interesting opportunity to learn catch as Karl Gotch taught you.CONDITIONING MAILBAG Matt I got your book.F. dips and pull ups.mattfurey. I don't think I will enter the challenge... God Bless you for your fine book and your willingness to share your knowledge. Thanks for your letter. Combat Conditioning in the mail yesterday. I won all the matches against him by submission. I've been doing weight exercises for some time and have practiced grappling techniques (from videos of course). Look forward to hearing more good things from you. A friend of mine that practices ju-jitsu invited me to his school and I wanted to test my "video knowledge" against his black belt teacher.S. When I can bridge for three minutes I'll e-mail you a picture.

: Good job Dean Matt. By the time I got done with the the obstacle courses.I wonder where I could have picked that up from. ordered your "Combat Abs" book and received it this past Friday. I could only do 15 Hindu pushups 50 Hindu squats.THANKS A LOT. I know you are busy. Matt. I'll be substituting your stomach routines to my calisthenics. Ted Epright 9 www.mattfurey. When we all finished. M. Dean Soderstrom M. I was ashamed and I had no one to blame but myself.Banuchi. Just a word of encouragement to those starting the program.F.: Carlos. I figured I was beginning to suffer "runner's back" and did not think too much about it. I smoked that friggin PT test! Guys that I thought were in shape couldn't cut it. This time it was a different story. I went to a meeting last night and had to stand for over 30 minutes and did not realize my back was not hurting until I got home. Changing my sit-up routine gave a little relief. i couldn't do the required number of situps. When I started. Amazing! Thanks for the help. Three years ago I tried out for the same position and made the sad mistake believing that weight lifting would carry me through. probably from running 10-15 miles per week for 30 years. but standing for periods longer than 10 minutes would cause my lower back to tighten up and really be sore. you wouldn't have the edge! Thanks again Matt. you must be one tough mother. Keep working on it and don't listen to those so called fitness expert's comments on the calisthenics. Look forward to meeting you some day. I MADE THE SWAT TEAM! and I have you to thank. My buddies thought I was a sadistic bastard! Gee Matt... Carlos Torrens . so I'm going to keep this brief. and I would shake like a monkey passing a peach seed when doing the back bridge. running. I am 48 and have developed lower back pain. I am by no means a fitness fanatic (At least not yet).. If everyone was doing Combat Conditioning.F.com . I have done the "Magnificent Seven" exercises everyday since then. Good job. I read some of the testimonials on your web site. I felt like doing the whole thing over again. and pullups..

From the pictures in the newsletter. I'm spreading the word. What is the difference in the Power Pushup 2 & the Portable Power Jumper? Is it necessary to purchase both for squats & pushups? Also.. or else you'll be "sorer than sore". like a kid at Christmas. I say. You mentioned that when you first get the Power Wheel..and that's it. Not to bad. Sweat's already pouring.. I use the Portable Power Jumper on the days when I want to add resistance to Hindu Squats. I thought you were just hyping the wheel. and try some pike pull ins. Jay Setser M. but I suck it in and squeeze out five more. I read the newsletter & read that you went through a similar problem with your shoulder & rehabed it with the Power Pushup 2. Not Hindu pushups. If you want one let me know.Naples Florida P. Matt. 10 reps. Right away. Most of the guys on my shift are switching over to the Combat Conditioning and dropping the weights all together! M. So I get the PW yesterday afternoon. Only when I want to kill myself. Hindu Pushups and bridging. A few weeks ago I decided to take a short break from Combat Conditioning and do a little weight training based on the protocol of a popular writer espousing Soviet training methods. from my knees. this is truly great. his side press drill has strained my rotator cuff. and it's bigger than I expected. the Hindu Pushups can aggravate it so I recommend the Power Pushup 2 for rehab. & I can't wait to get it! Keep up all the great work. My copy of Combat Abs in on order. Ugh! Can hardly do five. Stupid fool that I am.: Jay. open the box. Strap off the wheel and do 10 more reps 10 www.F..com . Then I flip over and do 10 reps of the hamstring curl. I go through 20 reps. I have a few questions. I also recommend the rubberized chest expander for shoulder rehab. the device shown in the Hindu pushups & Hindu squats look the same. If you have a rotator problem. even if it feels easy. to take it easy. I don't use it all the time.F. I'm glad that you have given some bridging alternatives for those of us with cervical bone spurs. NO MORE WEIGHTS FOR ME! Anyway. I strap the wheel to my feet. Thanks. They are only $20. Whew! Then I try walking around on my hands. Needless to say. You do normal pushups with it. It just goes to show how much these exercises help people. Well Matt. Keep doing them and you'll eventually be in charge of the whole operation.: Ted. but I want more. barely make it to the kitchen. After having read your March 2001 Newsletter ("The Gift").S.mattfurey. you weren't kidding. As it turns out.

Sometimes it may sound like hype. and while I'm standing. I just tell the truth based on what I know. AND my ABS! Three hours later I can barely move. but I have no stamina. I remeber thinking they were dumb at the time and that lifting weights would be a better way to get stronger.. Respectfully Scott Penning M. And my shoulders. Before I got your tapes and started the Royal court I couldn't do 20 regular pushups. And my upper back. I guess you found out the sore way. I used to do many of the exercises (minus the Hindu squats) when I was a wrestler in high school. my abs and back are so sore right now I think I'm dying. I got your name from reading Brook Kubik's stuff and just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your website and books.from my knees.F. Oh.: John. I can't wait to do it again! BRING IT ON MATT!! Thanks a whole lot for everything. Matt I just received your book Combat Conditioning and I am very pleased. But thanks. I need a little now and then. While I squatted 940 ( I weigh 375) in the NY state meet last year I am in horrible shape. go to work. Thanks for the help. Good deal. I am now doing 200 squats and 100 pushups per day plus two minutes on the bridge. Just thought I'd let you know I took your advise from two weeks ago and started doing Hindu squats and Hindu pushups in sets. Thank you for the motivation! John Nickless M. I have trained as a power lifter for 12 years now and I am as stiff as a board.F. and I'm walking like I had an accident in my underwear.mattfurey.: The credit is all yours Scott. I don't hype anything. this ain't that hard I think. Man. You're going to rule the roost. I will eventually as i gain stamina try to buy all that you sell and incorporate it into my workouts. And my hips. Now get back to work my friend.com . I am huge and have great one rep maxes. Take a shower. Dear Mr. Dude. glad to hear about your experiences. 11 www. I feeling stiff in my lower back. Alan Gaa Illinois M. Sad part is. but generally it's just a good story. Funny that 500 lb bench didn't do shit on the mat! Boy! I was wrong and it is funny that here I am 10 years later doing a calisthenics workout again ( WHICH FEELS GREAT!).F..: Alan. Furey.

Hindu push ups. jump rope.we did variations of these before let me share them with you.C. finger tip push ups. bow. Furey I wanted to give you a testimonial for Combat Conditioning..same as Crazy crab but with one leg up.Dear Mr. I have my partner hooked on C.same as crab but keep one leg up and hop on the other leg Crippled Crazy Crab.com .. and weight lifting. Hindu pushups etc... bear walk. and even carried people and I'm amazed at the condition C. has put me in.start near wall-Squats(and variations to side and skating). And it's going to get better and better. A month ago I was in a foot pursuit of a car.. God Bless Tom Beall Kentucky M.from push up position walk sideways Crazy crab. I have always prided myself in being physically fit running... I will relate to you some of the incidents in which Combat Conditioning has helped me in my job. When I first became a believer. one leg push ups. This is the best shape and the best I have felt in my life.from wall walking kick legs up or have partner help you put feet on wall for hand stand.can be done forward or backwards.. I have added these to our class workout and we do a routine called Iron Monkey derived from these exercises. and strength (especially my legs) have increased like never before.... man handled. So I started doing the Royal Court and have been for about three months among other CC exercises. I was doing 100 Hindu Squats a day. front lunge. flexibility... bear walk back. Half way through he was ready to give up. Thank You. Nothing cuts the cake like C..from table position walk side ways Cripple crab. The funny thing is his max on the bench press is 440 lbs. I have fought.F.). front bridge. The Hamster Dance. walk down wall stand and continue. I’m really enjoying it and surprised how hard it is and how good I feel afterwards.. hop on one leg 12 www.. Crab walks...: Thanks Tom.. hill climbers. Iron Monkey. Two weeks later I had put 30 lbs on my bottom rack squat. not along one 40 yards after the car and 40 yards back to my Unit. Crab. We done the circuit routine with the jump rope except we alternated (Hindu squats. What I did was combine them to make a flow routine.. Hello Matt I recently received Combat Conditioning . I work as a Police Officer in my Home Town and it is amazing the functional strength I have gathered from CC. Looking back that day to my amazement I was not even breathing hard. martial arts. repeat until nauseated. hamster dance forward and back with reverse push ups. Just the short time I have been doing the exercise's my endurance.mattfurey.. grass hoppers.C.C.

.. Matt..asthmatic breathing techniques and all! For real. Now all I'm waiting on is the Gotch issue (smile). Best regards.USEFUL book..... plus you put way too much of a pro-American slant on things. Thanks again...then 1 leg and 1 hand Happy Crab..mostly for making me realize I have been road kill for a long time now. you are a bonafide stud.did you ever end out getting that to work? Thanks for putting together another excellent....Spinning Crab. You did an awesome job putting it together. You didn't put enough redundant chapters on the anal-lock and tightening the buttocks while performing the excercises....from push up position lift hands and legs switching .: Jeff.. and most important. The pictures are cool as hell too. Thanks for giving all of us your tips.what’s your opinion on working out when you are sore the next day? Should I rest..what were you thinking putting 50 excercises instead of three? Also.? When I’m sore I usually just do some running.com .. I just finished reading it cover to cover and I'm psyched up as hell to get started.from table position clap hand to opposite foot.work out lightly. Tsss tsss tssss.F.what does it matter? As long as one looks good on the beach and gets a tattoo saying "super hooker". I'm more than pleased with the purchase. you should know better than that! You're supposed to sell out your own country in the name of novelty. Zack Ostiguy 13 www.... I’ll send you a video if you want(free. you don't see too many like them in glam magazines and other swamp guinnea publications.... Jeff Burger M...change from Crab to Crazy Crab starting positions Dancing Crab. and bringing me back to the old school exercises I had stopped doing because so many people say they are dangerous..mattfurey.. You say do some everyday..he'll have all the married chicks he wants to get.. I must say that Pavel's book is far superior..45 minutes with a heart rate monitor to make sure I’m in a good cardiac zone.. I have yet to find the word bullet-proof anwhere in the text! Does this mean that I'll have to still wear a vest in a shoot out? What gives man??? I also don't understand this focus on health and functional strength..I’ll be ordering more stuff soon and recommending you to others. I just received Combat Abs today and finished reading scanning through it a few minutes ago...

" by Matt Furey Imagine you're in a bar . Ohio. And so . Everyone except you. And I'll teach them to you. that whooped monster type men on a regular basis. Your muscles surge with electricity." The Gotch toe-hold and many other combinations from submission fighting were feared throughout the whole world in the early 1900's. These holds will give you the power to rule the roost. Deep down you know you're not... he may have to do more than cry “Uncle. who just may be the greatest submission artist who ever lived. In fact. Call Matt Furey at (813) 994-8267 today.. You put him in a Gotch toe-hold. See you there. In a flash he is on the ground pleading for you to let go.com and enroll today.. well. It works every time. Then a big thug comes in and starts throwing his weight around. It so simple you'll die laughing. The seminar begins at 1 PM and ends at 5 PM. the Gotch nearside toe-hold and other variations. you'll let him go. 14Matt Furey about to make his opponent cry “Uncle” with the Gotch Toe-Hold www.. May 20 On Sunday. It's going to be a seminar you'll treasure for the rest of your life. If he doesn't . The "Make 'Em Cry Uncle" seminar will be held at the Nutter Center on the Wright State University campus in Dayton. who only weighed 165-pounds. May 20. You can learn to do the same. All you feel is the surge of adrenaline coursing through your veins. Endurance and Power • The Gotch farside toe-hold. • How to set up these toe-holds from different positions. You're just minding your own business. when the bully gets in your face. They were passed on to me from Karl Gotch. 2001. Only $65 when you pay by May 1. • How your opponent will spin himself into a half-Boston crab toe-hold when you go for the Burns' toe-hold. or e-mail at mattfurey@aol. Here is just some of what in store for you: • How To Use "Bridging Gymnastics" to Turn Yourself Into an Explosive and Powerful Man • How to Increase Strength. perfected them. or at a party. World champion Frank Gotch and his teacher. As a national collegiate wrestling champion and world kung fu champion .. With them in your possession. Whether you hurt the thug or not is up to you. I have the secrets. stronger men say "I Give. If he agrees to leave the party. Everyone is scared.. • And much more.com . • Learn how to easily counter everyone else's leg locks. After that the fee goes to $85.. A crippling hold that only a handful of men today know. • How "the Guard" of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu plays right into the Gotch and Burns' toeholds. Your heart begins to race. And you don't want to miss it. he is in for a surprise.Make 'em Cry “Uncle” The secret fighting techniques that make bigger. I'll be conducting a four-hour seminar in Dayton. you keep calm and pretend to be just like everyone else.mattfurey. on the Gotch and Burns toe-holds. Ohio. At the same time. let me assure you that these holds are far better than anything else you will ever see. it was Burns. the legendary "Farmer" Burns. you'll know what it is like to be a MAN.

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