Sunday, August 30, 2009

Hi Guys,

Just for people who are not aware, the Internet is full of people that would like to scam you of your money and personal information.

Attached is an email recently sent to me at random.

Please try not to fall into the trap. If it is too good to be true, then take a step back and reflect on it.

See you guys soon guys.

Hoh Yun

Dear Sir/Madam,

This mail is to bring to your notice that your email emerged as one of
winning email address in our last British And America Tobacco Programme
that made you automatically a winner of the sum of 1,000,000.00(G.B.P).

In order to claim your prize from the lottery board, you are required
to fill out
the claim's processing form and send it to our claims officer
here in the UK with the details below:

Name Of Claims Officer:John Carrick
Email address:
Tel: +44 703 5986 245

Below is the claims form you are required to fill:


Mrs Cindy Howard

Please check out the following for:
1. Internet Fraud
2. Scam-O-Rama

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Dislocated shoulder from Brazilian Jujitsu

Hi Guys,

I've tried out kungfu and TKD in RMIT University. And I've come away not very satisfied with my experiences. It wasn't exactly what i was looking for.

Just so happens I met a friend that has learnt Brazilian Ju-Jitsu(BJJ):

"Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. It is a derivative of early 20th century Kodokan Judo, which was itself then a recently-developed system (founded in 1882), based on multiple schools (or Ryu) of Japanese jujutsu.

It promotes the principle that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger assailant using leverage and proper technique; most notably, by applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat them. BJJ can be trained for self defense, sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi) and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. Sparring (commonly referred to as 'rolling') and live drilling play a major role in training, and a premium is placed on performance, especially in competition."

Excerpts taken from wiki's Brazilian_Jiu-Jitsu page.

Class 1 consists of the 4 basic positions: guard, top mount, side mount, back mount. Basic skills learnt include the paint brush from top mount, arm bar from guard position, escaping the guard and choke out from back mount. Then practise sparring.

Class 2 consists of a revision of the first class, shrimping, gi chokes from guard position, gi choke from side mount, gi choke from top mount. Again continue with sparring.

Here's what happened:

Kevin: Would you like me to go 100% intensity? There could be a lot gained from me going full intensity.

Me: Ok, why not?

Kevin: (breaks out from guard position to side mount, and pushes my left shoulder down , looks like a paintbrush.... and then CRACK....)

Me: (tap out, tap out)

Kevin: What happened?
Me: I think my shoulder is injured.

True enough, Antonio, a visiting plastic surgeon gives me a check up in the morning and confirms that my shoulder is injured. I shouldn't move it shoulder for 20 day and I'm on 6 days on Ibuprofen (oral analgesic/painkiller).

Yes I should chill out. So it looks like I'll be doing a lot of crunches, squat kicks and stretching until this heals.

That's the update for know.

Hoh Yun