A blog dedicated to Felicia, the TaeKwon-Do Kid

“Wow! What a fantastic downward chop!”

“Boo… The side-kick of Nicholas Tze is inferior to Stephen Chow’s (in Shaolin Soccer) ler!”

If anyone were to watch the “Dragon Tiger Gate” (龙虎门) together with me and Felicia, the above-mentioned conversation was very likely to be heard…

There was one time, me and Felicia were attending a Taekwon-Do tournament in Muar, Johor and we went to withdraw money from an ATM machine together. Along the process, we noticed that there was one Bangladeshi kept on peeping us from behind. He really got our goat and made the both of us so alert of the possible danger and risk of being robbed once we got our money! We started to whisper, as we could not let the robber-look-alike behind us knew our plan and we could not scream for help also, siapa tau he would poke us with a hidden blade?

“Samantha, do you still remember the back-kick I taught you? Later, when I count till 3, you back-kick the fella behind using your right leg and I’ll do left back-kick, ok?”

"Huh?! My back-kick is never good one wo! I afraid I’ll tersasar from the target le! Can I use side-kick?” I really got the adrenaline pumping that time: kicking a man in the full glare of publicity wo!

“Ok, deal! Get ready and I’ll start to countdown…”

At that point, a lot of what-ifs flashed through: what if the fella manages to grab our legs when we kick? What if he manages to block our attack and counterattack us? What if… but Felicia’s countdown pulled me back to the reality.

“1, 2…….”

Before Felicia really got to mumble out the “3”, both of us already turned round and were about to raise our legs and kick. Almost equivalent to a reflex response to our turn round, this Bangladeshi prompted us with this question, “Boleh tolong saya keluarkan duit?” while he’s trying to hand over his ATM card and a piece of paper with his password written on it to us!  

Both of us really kena bombed! After all, the peeping was just actually an effort to observe how we withdraw… So the both of us started to scold him kao kao for simply trusting strangers like us, we could just run away with his card and password! We spent quite some time to show him through the procedures of withdrawing (loud applause for the both of us, thank you!). And the Bangladeshi was really grateful for our help.

Both of us still can laugh hilariously over this incident even until now. After we watched the “Dragon Tiger Gate”, we decided to snap nice photos of kicking. For god’s sake, I do not practice any kicking for ages and we snapped the following photos without proper warming up beforehand…

1st attempt: the smiles are good+ the kicks are ok, but where’s the other half of Felicia’s face?

2nd attempt: still the same problem, I guess Felicia’s face is just too big to be fitted into the photos…


3rd attempt: Samantha, what happened to your arm? And why must all your toes spaced apart?!


4th attempt: errr… aesthetic value of the toes….


Last attempt: finally, both of us terpaksa content with this one, cuz we got body-aching liao by doing all the kicking…


1 Response to “A blog dedicated to Felicia, the TaeKwon-Do Kid”

  1. 1 casey August 14, 2006 at 2:37 pm

    Hey sam, hope ur driving imporves!

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