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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2010, 06:25:34 PM »
His flow is crazy.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010, 07:07:38 PM »
Loooove love love!

He's a good friend and very talented traceur.

Thanks for posting Ashley.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2010, 07:11:01 PM »
Anytime. :)

I love his flow. He is a amazing traceur.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2010, 09:47:40 AM »
The kong precision punch double front was not only insane, but very very clean as well. Kudos.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2010, 10:27:09 AM »
god i love this kid ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2010, 10:32:52 AM »
Yeah, whatever. He just steals my moves.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2010, 12:35:22 PM »
The kong precision punch double front was not only insane, but very very clean as well. Kudos.
He kind of over rotated onto his face and tried to make it look smooth don't you think?
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2010, 01:49:53 PM »
He kind of over rotated onto his face and tried to make it look smooth don't you think?


LOL Kong precision double front to roll that was just okay..... I am not perfect but look at the complexity of what I am linking together. Please be a little more conscious of the difficulty.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2010, 02:12:46 PM »
LOL Kong precision double front to roll that was just okay..... I am not perfect but look at the complexity of what I am linking together. Please be a little more conscious of the difficulty.

BTW Ashley thanks for posting this on here, I really don't come on the forums too much because of all the politics so I usually just stick to training, but thanks for putting it up and I hope to train with everybody soon..

I've found it doesn't matter all the good/creative/new things you put in a video people will pick out what wasn't "perfect" and rail on it. I've honestly never seen someone do a kong precision punch double front, let alone in a spot like that. I had to rewind cause I was caught off guard, heh.  That's the kind of stuff that makes me want to practice more and get better.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2010, 04:48:57 PM »
Word. Haters gonna hate.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2010, 05:32:57 PM »
Daniel Arroyo is the worlds fastest man.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2010, 08:20:10 PM »
I've found it doesn't matter all the good/creative/new things you put in a video people will pick out what wasn't "perfect" and rail on it. I've honestly never seen someone do a kong precision punch double front, let alone in a spot like that. I had to rewind cause I was caught off guard, heh.  That's the kind of stuff that makes me want to practice more and get better.




that was one of my favorite parts in the video. Because in one of his older videos he had done a kong to precession to front at that same spot and now he adds the double front.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2010, 08:35:25 PM »
btw.... he kinda like.... y'know.... jumped... a pool
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2010, 09:49:10 PM »
Yeah, whatever. He just steals my moves.

Lol, Andrew. 

Good job on the video Danny, I've been seeing it everywere today, you're so popular! ;D  Seriously though, boss vid.  The focus on creativity stuff gave it a really nice vibe.  Plus, you know, the dubfront...also pretty cool.

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2010, 11:22:10 PM »
Awesome job, as always. I love the stride power. The editing was excellent as well. :)

He kind of over rotated onto his face and tried to make it look smooth don't you think?


I see what you mean.

@Everyone: Yeah, Dagger isn't complimenting the video. So what? Is he being a dick? Talking smack? Not from what I can see. He's simply pointing out something he noticed in the video. He even phrased it as a question, which takes even more of the edge off of it. Not sure I see the need to rip on him for pointing something out in a decent manner.

One does not need to be a parkour "master" to see where someone else can improve in their training. Any of us could watch a video of Belle, Oleg, SkyNative, Livewire, Vigroux, or any other practitioner and point out areas where we think they could improve. And, what makes a comment automatically invalid if the person saying it cannot do the move? Should I disregard comments, advice, or observations from people that aren't yet as skilled at something as I am?
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2010, 07:24:44 AM »

@Everyone: Yeah, Dagger isn't complimenting the video. So what? Is he being a dick? Talking smack? Not from what I can see. He's simply pointing out something he noticed in the video.

I think it's more that it's ALL he pointed out. several minutes of video and he couldn't even say "nice pants," or anything positive. The move he's talking about is probably one of the most difficult moves in the video, and he's nit-picking it for slightly (very slightly) over-rotating. He even accuses Arroyo of "trying to make it look smooth" which is a slight knock on Arroyo's credibility.

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He even phrased it as a question, which takes even more of the edge off of it. Not sure I see the need to rip on him for pointing something out in a decent manner.


"Man, those 3run pukes are a bunch of butt-lickers, don't you think?"  Just because something is phrased as a question doesn't mean it's not insulting/derogatory...

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One does not need to be a parkour "master" to see where someone else can improve in their training. Any of us could watch a video of Belle, Oleg, SkyNative, Livewire, Vigroux, or any other practitioner and point out areas where we think they could improve. And, what makes a comment automatically invalid if the person saying it cannot do the move? Should I disregard comments, advice, or observations from people that aren't yet as skilled at something as I am?

As for the first part, I agree. I don't think there's anything wrong with suggestions or comments on where someone can improve, regardless of their actual or perceived training and prowess. However, even Arroyo himself noted that some acknowledgment of the difficulty should play into such criticism, and I believe he is right.

As for disregarding comments/advice from people that aren't as skilled at something, well...I'd say that it depends. Someone who doesn't fully understand the dynamics of a movement or the difficulties of execution, or even environmental factors that you can't see in a video may not be informed enough to make instructive comments.

In any event, just my thoughts on it. I'm just a bit tired of people with nothing positive to say on here...
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2010, 07:43:02 AM »
Thanks for the post Ash! I love his style, its different. He's very smooth.
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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2010, 08:47:11 AM »
BTW Ashley thanks for posting this on here, I really don't come on the forums too much because of all the politics so I usually just stick to training, but thanks for putting it up and I hope to train with everybody soon..

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Re: Daniel Arroyo - Man in the Machine
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2010, 09:54:56 AM »
I think it's more that it's ALL he pointed out. several minutes of video and he couldn't even say "nice pants," or anything positive. The move he's talking about is probably one of the most difficult moves in the video, and he's nit-picking it for slightly (very slightly) over-rotating. He even accuses Arroyo of "trying to make it look smooth" which is a slight knock on Arroyo's credibility.
 

"Man, those 3run pukes are a bunch of butt-lickers, don't you think?"  Just because something is phrased as a question doesn't mean it's not insulting/derogatory...

As for the first part, I agree. I don't think there's anything wrong with suggestions or comments on where someone can improve, regardless of their actual or perceived training and prowess. However, even Arroyo himself noted that some acknowledgment of the difficulty should play into such criticism, and I believe he is right.

As for disregarding comments/advice from people that aren't as skilled at something, well...I'd say that it depends. Someone who doesn't fully understand the dynamics of a movement or the difficulties of execution, or even environmental factors that you can't see in a video may not be informed enough to make instructive comments.

In any event, just my thoughts on it. I'm just a bit tired of people with nothing positive to say on here...

I think Andy's point in his post is, Dagger didn't break any rules (despite his lousy attitude), so lets stop wasting posts on re-attacking Dagger, and focus on the incredible video that was just posted by an incredibly skilled traceur. No need to dwell.

Danny, this video is crazy man. I love how well you've balanced your explosive power, your flow, and your creativity. Usually you see one or two of those things, but rarely all three in such an equilibrium.

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