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Jogger targeted by teens turns out to be Kung Fu expert
FOXNEWS via NEWSCORE ^ | 06/22/12 | NewsCore

Posted on 06/23/2012 8:53:53 AM PDT by Doogle

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Two teenagers got more than they bargained for when a Washington state woman they attempted to assault turned out to be an expert in martial arts.

KATU reports that Priscilla Dang was jogging in her Vancouver neighborhood last Friday when she was approached by two teenagers on their bikes.

One pulled in front of her as the other groped her from behind.

Fortunately for Dang she had studied Kung Fu for 18 years at a martial arts school owned by her family. She used the training to teach her attacker some manners.

"I grabbed him and said, 'You need to apologize, and he did,'" said Dang.

Then things escalated when the second teen started swearing at her.

Dang said that something snapped inside her and that is when her Kung Fu background really kicked in as she punched him twice in the face.

"He started coming in for a few, and I was lucky enough to dodge his shots. I came up for another one and I got him good, and I think that upset him," she told the news station.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: kungfu; napl; surprise
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Things that make ya go..awwwwwwwright!
1 posted on 06/23/2012 8:54:00 AM PDT by Doogle
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To: Doogle

Just Dang!


2 posted on 06/23/2012 8:55:05 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: Doogle
I hope she collected their f****** heads!
3 posted on 06/23/2012 8:55:51 AM PDT by Morgana (This space for rent. Cheap.)
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To: Doogle

Priscilla

4 posted on 06/23/2012 8:56:36 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Doogle
This is great. My only regret in reading it is she didn't break both of their thuggish little necks.
5 posted on 06/23/2012 8:57:21 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Doogle

another feel-good story


6 posted on 06/23/2012 8:57:42 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Chode

ping


7 posted on 06/23/2012 8:57:52 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Morgana

Actually, she backed down when one of them pulled a knife and her “shots” only served to piss the guy off. A .357 would have been more efficacious.


8 posted on 06/23/2012 8:59:23 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Doogle
A petite woman jogging alone. Bad idea.


9 posted on 06/23/2012 8:59:52 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Doogle
Priscilla Dang


10 posted on 06/23/2012 9:00:32 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Doogle
These two kids were just having some fun. As a Kung Fu expert, she might have hurt or even killed them.

Where's Al Sharpton...he'll want to investigate (provided they fit the profile only he, Obama, and Holder are permitted to use)?

/s

12 posted on 06/23/2012 9:03:07 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Doogle
The suspects were 16 and 18 years old. The 18-year-old was arrested while the younger suspect was turned over to his parents.

Wonder what the "parents" will do to the 16 year old? Or what the court will do to the 18 year old.

13 posted on 06/23/2012 9:04:02 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: saganite
Actually, she backed down when one of them pulled a knife and her “shots” only served to piss the guy off. A .357 would have been more efficacious.

I don't know if it's the case in WA, but in some places, pulling out a knife makes it aggravated assault, a felony.

14 posted on 06/23/2012 9:04:41 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Doogle

Carl Douglas would be proud:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZGMVKaLLOI


15 posted on 06/23/2012 9:05:44 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Texas Fossil

Armed assault and the 16 yr old kid gets sent home?

It doesn’t matter whether the 18 yr old had the knife.

She needs to insist the DA press charges on the 16 yr old too!


16 posted on 06/23/2012 9:08:41 AM PDT by G Larry (There's no hope of a safe landing when you hire a suicidal pilot!)
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To: saganite

In the real world, punches landed by even a martial arts “expert” are only as effective as the weight and desire to injure behind them. This lady looks on the petite side. Backing away from a knife is only sensible, since she was able to defend herself , and did not have a .357.


17 posted on 06/23/2012 9:08:53 AM PDT by jimtorr
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To: Doogle

“Hey, you wench. Those are Señor DaSilva’s dogs.”


18 posted on 06/23/2012 9:10:25 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Doogle

Since they will not reveal the ethnic status of the two perps...good bet they are either Black or Hispanic.

The 18 yr old is old enough to release his name


19 posted on 06/23/2012 9:10:44 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (When I said "close the borders", I did not mean the bookstore chain)
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To: Doogle

She shoulda ripped the weenies off!


20 posted on 06/23/2012 9:11:19 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Josiah Sullivan


21 posted on 06/23/2012 9:13:11 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: saganite

“Actually, she backed down when one of them pulled a knife and her “shots” only served to piss the guy off. A .357 would have been more efficacious.”

Nothing wrong with backing down in the right circumstances.

She handled it exactly right for the circumstances.

She wasn’t harmed, the perps were arrested and SHE didn’t get arrested, nor does she have to worry about a “wrongful death “ lawsuit. (or some dumb-ass overzealous prosecutor trying to make a name for himself)

I am all for being armed, but shooting the idiots isn’t always the best answer.


22 posted on 06/23/2012 9:13:43 AM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: saganite
Actually, she backed down when one of them pulled a knife and her “shots” only served to piss the guy off. A .357 would have been more efficaciou
23 posted on 06/23/2012 9:18:06 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Doogle

24 posted on 06/23/2012 9:18:27 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: saganite
Actually, she backed down when one of them pulled a knife and her “shots” only served to piss the guy off. A .357 would have been more efficaciou

Unlike the movies..martial arts has always taught you just do enough to get yourself out of a situation, out of harm...at least the classes I had in college did.

25 posted on 06/23/2012 9:19:05 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Nik Naym
She handled it exactly right for the circumstances.

Ditto. Unfortunately self defense is a fine line of weighing a lot of factors involved in one's safety in that situation and long term. Obviously do what you can do protect yourself in the circumstance, but sometimes that means moving away from a situation. It really does take a cool head to think through the situation like she did versus just react.

26 posted on 06/23/2012 9:20:31 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Doogle

Dang! I’d let her kung my fu!


27 posted on 06/23/2012 9:21:15 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Da Bro' Gotsta Go!)
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To: Snickering Hound

That’s hilarious.


28 posted on 06/23/2012 9:21:15 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: RoosterRedux

Psssst!
I know I am not allowed to ask, but what race were they?


29 posted on 06/23/2012 9:21:52 AM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: Doogle

Wish I had a pic of Keanu Reeves saying “I know Kung Fu.”


30 posted on 06/23/2012 9:23:28 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: Doogle

She studied for 18 years and could only manage a stalemate until police arrived.


31 posted on 06/23/2012 9:23:49 AM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: True Republican Patriot

They were stupid. It transcends all color and ethnic lines.


32 posted on 06/23/2012 9:24:24 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: trailhkr1

I had a brown belt in karate at one time and all those sparring sessions over the years only convinced me that martial arts skills aren’t going to save your butt in a real street fight. If anything, I learned to stay away from trouble because I was much more knowledgeable about the likely outcome.


33 posted on 06/23/2012 9:25:07 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: nhoward14

34 posted on 06/23/2012 9:25:46 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Doogle

“One pulled in front of her as the other groped her from behind.”

That’s sexual assault right there.

“the younger suspect was turned over to his parents.”

“The Sheriff’s Office urges people to avoid physical confrontation with suspects.”


35 posted on 06/23/2012 9:26:48 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: True Republican Patriot

I know I am not allowed to ask, but what race were they?

Since it wasn’t in the article the rule of thumb is ,: If it isn’t mentioned they were black.

9 out of 10 times you will be right.


36 posted on 06/23/2012 9:26:58 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: saganite

I studied for seven years, and the person who owned the building that housed my school expressed the thought that, if you protect yourself w/a firearm, the authorities “...nail *you*!”
Better to be judged by twelve than carried by six isn’t the prevailing sentiment in that particular Oriental community. They quietly flatten the person and then dematerialize.


37 posted on 06/23/2012 9:27:54 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (If you love your freedom, thank a vet.)
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To: Doogle

My daughter is taking her test for her karate black belt this afternoon :-) She’s been studying for six years. This type of thing is one of he reasons I wanted her to start karate.


38 posted on 06/23/2012 9:27:59 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Doogle

More here (with video interview):
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/22/woman-beats-up-gropers_n_1619537.html


39 posted on 06/23/2012 9:32:56 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: saganite
If anything, I learned to stay away from trouble because I was much more knowledgeable about the likely outcome.

So you did learn something. Keeping a clear head, being observant, and not letting adrenaline take over and cloud your judgement are some of the best lessons. Even in Krav Maga, which was made for street survival, the first and primary lesson is observation and avoiding dangerous situations in the first place.

40 posted on 06/23/2012 9:33:19 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Doogle; SeminoleCounty

“Josiah Sullivan”
******************************************
Doesn’t sound like a Hispanic name to me.


41 posted on 06/23/2012 9:34:05 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: mnehring

We need to see more of this type of story.


42 posted on 06/23/2012 9:35:22 AM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: True Republican Patriot

I don’t know...yet. Just guessing they were wearing hoodies and on their way to buy skittles and Arizona iced tea.


43 posted on 06/23/2012 9:36:29 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: saganite

I would bet that, after 18 years of training, she could have taken the knife away from him and shoved it up his butt.


44 posted on 06/23/2012 9:36:51 AM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: omega4179
She studied for 18 years and could only manage a stalemate until police arrived.

Dude, a stalemate with 2 to 1 odds --at least one of whom is armed-- for any extended amount of time is pretty damn good.
Think about how long police response-time is in your neighborhood; consider that 10min is pretty dang fast.

45 posted on 06/23/2012 9:38:23 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
Since they will not reveal the ethnic status of the two perps...good bet they are either Black or Hispanic.

The 18 yr old is old enough to release his name

Not that it matters, but Josiah Sullivan is one of Obama's sons.

https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/detailsAction.do?siteId=48626&agency=10&id=211054&searchType=offender

46 posted on 06/23/2012 9:40:03 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: COBOL2Java

She should have made them come over to the house and clean out her Garage.


48 posted on 06/23/2012 9:41:04 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The only good Zombie is a dead Zombie, oh wait...)
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To: mnehring; House Atreides; RoosterRedux; Venturer; True Republican Patriot

See my post #46.


49 posted on 06/23/2012 9:43:52 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Doogle

WOW, MY KIND of GAL!


50 posted on 06/23/2012 9:44:41 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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