Kerodin’s martial arts experiences (in his or Holly’s words):
Pretty damned impressive, ain’t it? Did you happen to notice anything that wasn’t in there? Like credentials or ranking from a recognized authority for all those studies? Not a single one. Lots of studying, no mention of graduating. Hell, I study marksmanship but that in no way should even imply that I’m a sharpshooter. Anybody that’s ever seen me shoot can attest to that.
I remember him saying one time that he didn’t believe in belts or rankings or anything like that. Hey that’s cool, that’s the same way I feel about achievement tabs and patches awarded by somebody who ain’t qualified.
But the thing is, most folks want to know what your qualifications are by a recognized authority or organization for that particular study, particularly when you start a) passing yourself off as having a higher level of expertise or b) start teaching people shit, especially for money.
Some old bearded dude passing you a piece of parchment saying “Ya done good, Grasshopper, level up” don’t mean shit.
Maybe he does have the credentials, I honestly don’t know. I just think that it was an awful lot for a young man to achieve, considering all the time his career as a Foreign Policy and Counter Terrorism expert must’ve taken up.
But you would think that a man that was so proficient in so damned many studies would have the credentials to prove it and if he did, wouldn’t he list them on his ‘About’ page? Particularly if he was selling his instruction? And he is, go back to the site and click on his IIICQB Program tab and see for yourself. And if you want a real laugh, click over to the rape prevention course and check out the price for that! To learn all 17 techniques at 1700 bucks a pop is… let’s see, drop those zeros, carry the… wait, I fucked up… carry th… is a shitload of money! I wonder how many of those classes he’s taught.
Kerodin has worked professionally (earned a paycheck) with his martial skills in the private sector, work that took him to world hotspots and across the country.
Really? Who did he work for? And where did he travel? What hotspots around the world and across the country? Did he judy chop a Texas Ranger and quell his riot for him? Again, you’d think that he’d provide details here. And as much as he likes to sing his own praises, he’d be blowing that shit up all over his regular blog just to show how badass he is if it really was true.
So once again, we have Kerodin at his finest. Completely unverifiable.
Oh wait – one more laugh. I was looking for something else today and ran across this and had to share it with you. From his blog:
Puh-lease. The guy’s a fucking HVAC repairman that has never been involved in violent crime or the drug world. He probably hasn’t been in a fucking serious street fight since… well, never. There ain’t a whole lot of asskicking opportunities for HVAC repairmen.