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Lupe Fiasco comes to watch our 'Street Stickfighting' demonstration!


Here is little story for you, a few weeks ago me and my Stickfighters from my school the International Combative Martial Arts Academy did 6 stickfighting demonstrations at the 'Adelaide Fringe Festival' just before we went to demonstrate in Hong Kong to do our demonstrations at the World Wushu Gmaes Competition, and on one of those nights when we were there doing our show, the rapper called 'Lupe Fiasco' from the USA attended our demonstration.

He was so excited when he watched our 'Street Stickfighting' demonstration, and he really enjoyed the show, then he even invited us to his excellent concert in Adelaide here at the Thebarton Town Hall, and he also invited us to go to his after concert party.

Actually, we all had the best time, he was a fantastic bloke

He told me that his father was a Grand Master in Martial Arts, and he told me that he himself was a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Karate, but he was a very humble fellow.

When I asked him what he was doing there at the Fringe Festival, he told me that someone had told him about our 'Street Stickfighting' demonstrations, and he had heard good things about us, so he wanted to come along and see for himself, and he really liked what he saw.

This made me to feel so proud

Lupe and the boys from his band took out their mobile phones and started recording our demonstration because they liked it so much

Then at their concert he even gave us a real special mention when he said to the audience, "I wanna welcome my stickfighting homies to this concert tonite, these guys are awesome, and they're real bad muther fuckers!"

The audience gave us a big round of applause, it was great!

This story makes me to think back when many years ago an old wrestler told me the golden rule when performing demonstrations in front of a captive and live audience, he said to me, "Vince, it does'nt matter if there's 1 or 1001 people watching in the audience, you always give them a good show, because you just never know who's there in the audience watching you on that night, so always give it your best!"

I have never forgot this saying, and so this is definately what we did, and what a wonderful surprise we all got, eh guys!

-GMV


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