Everybody Was Kung-Fu Fighting

October 16th, 2009

Somebody here hasn’t been using it just for self-defense.

(submitted by Daniel)

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125 Responses to “Everybody Was Kung-Fu Fighting”

  1. Jenn says:

    Makes you wonder where they are now?

  2. Pat says:

    I like Karate and you like Karate baby. Let’s get together and have Karate Kids!

  3. Kayla says:

    This is odd……………………………….. hahahahahaha! whoa this is awkward i never thought someone would do kung fu with a kid

  4. Peepyleepew says:

    They got me shaking at the knees….ohhhhh, Im so scared!!! Especially mom, she means business. And what’s up with the toe? I love it!!!

  5. Essie says:

    Looks like the dad is about to do some shockingly mean disco dance moves :D LoL, love it!

  6. D. says:

    Isn’t this the dude from the ‘guns-n-parrots’ photo?

  7. Taylor says:

    Haha! The little kid doing a split,looks like he’s in pain.

  8. grannypanties says:

    the dad is the funniest

  9. William says:

    Older son has that look: “This is not my idea.”

  10. mardacara says:

    I bet they all joined to “support” teenage boy and now he rues the day he was born.

  11. Christine says:

    I bet two seconds before this was snapped, Dad did a quick take to the left to check out his pit. Could explain Mom’s expression.

  12. screwyou2 says:

    dad has the yellow belt, and thinks shes some type of actor with the shades.. haha epic!

  13. Elizabeth says:

    Dad’s still wearing High Karate and they love watching Hong Kong Fooey on Cartoon Network

  14. HeatherW says:

    Meet the new staff at Rex-Kwan-Do – Jimmy and Tammy Scroggs, and their sons Jimmy Jr and Wayne.

  15. Stickler4detail says:

    Sadly, being a former TaeKwonDo Purple belt, not one of them has their belts knotted correctly–supposed to be flat in front!

    • mandi says:

      Actually it depends on who teaches you and specifically the class. For example I’ve done Hapkido and self defense classes for a couple years and that’s how we were taught to tie them.

    • Shanarah says:

      I’ve been doing Karate (Shorin-Ryu) since 2004… Mandi’s right. they got there belts tied right.

  16. Wainscott says:

    With declining sales at the beet farm Dwight Schrute decided to teach self defense classes to make a little extra cash.

  17. Lala says:

    I can see the conversation they had while picking out their outfits for this picture…
    Dad: “Well, green is for beginners, and gold is for kings! RICH kings! So I will wear gold and y’all will wear green.”
    Kids: “Haha, okay Dad.”

    And seriously, the mom looks just like my friend’s mom. And she’s way scarier in real life. O_O

  18. McMama714 says:

    Is it just me or does the youngest kid have a finger where is second toe should be? Finger toes freak me out.

    • I Reckon... says:

      It’s called Morton’s Toe… His first metatarsal is shortened. The Statue of Liberty has the same toes, apparently anyway, as I have not seen her myself. But I do share her toes….. and even scarier…. I looked alot like the boy in the front in ’82-’83, probably about the same time this pic was taken too…. but I was a girl (then…. & now)….. Awkward!!!

  19. Patricia says:

    It hit me right away: dad is vogueing. Strike a pose!

  20. … in fact it was a little bit frightening!

  21. becky says:

    Dad needs to step it up. he’s behind in his belts!!!

  22. Michelle says:

    What is dad doing with that arm above his head? Raising his arm since since he’s SURE!

    • Grainne says:

      i believe he is blocking and punching at once; i too practiced taekwondo with my dad, who also trailed a little behind in the level of belt. oh the memories of being whooped regularly by 200 lb women in spearing gear are flooding back!!!

    • Gracey says:

      LOL x2
      raise your hand if you’re sure!

  23. JahMahn says:

    I think the caption is referring to the kid, who can do the splits.

  24. Lady Ice says:

    omg Dad is epic. he wins with that serious pose and sunglasses. yes!

  25. jenny says:

    This family has to be related to the Van Helsings. And I think Mom’s name is Marney – she looks pretty mean!

  26. Gigi says:

    Is it scary that I now think my mother had a secret other family in the eighties … and also is a green belt. Also, dad is two belts behind there, pick it up.

  27. wombat says:

    tae-kwan-don’t!

  28. sonya says:

    Hate to sound dumb, but I don’t get the comment, “Somebody here hasn’t been using it *just* for self-defense.” Is it because the teenage boy’s right eye looks a bit black?

  29. VibroCount says:

    Beware the clenched toe of fury!

  30. ANonnyMouse says:

    I know what’s going on here. Mom and kids take up a martial art and dad is disinterested – for a while. Once dad is on board it becomes the coolest thing and the family photo is his idea. He is supremely self-unaware so he thinks he is rocking it.

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