Bears hire martial arts coach

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by little bear, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. little bear

    little bear Head Coach

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    17,679
    Likes Received:
    2,758
    Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement!
    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap20...chicago-bears-hire-martial-arts-coach-joe-kim

    Report: Chicago Bears hire martial arts coach Joe Kim

    The Chicago Bears are looking for the black-belt treatment.
    The team has hired martial arts expert Joe Kim to help develop hand technique and skill development, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

    Kim reportedly will work with all of the Bears position groups to help improve players' ability to block or escape blocks.
    The Bears will become the ninth NFL organization Kim has worked for since Bill Belichick's Cleveland Browns brought him in for the 1992 season. Kim most recently worked with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2010 to 2012, according to the official website of Kims Martial Arts School in Avon, Ohio.
    Bears general manager Phil Emery worked with the Chiefs as director of college scouting from 2009 to 2011.
    In addition to Cleveland and Kansas City, Kim has worked with the Dallas Cowboys (1998), Miami Dolphins (2001-'06), Green Bay Packers (2005), Denver Broncos (2007), Buffalo Bills (2009) and New York Giants (2010).
    In each stop on Kim's tour, he has been labeled a "pass rush specialist." The Bears' 31 sacks in 2013 tied for fewest in the NFL.

    http://www.kimsmartialartsavon.com/about-us/gm-kims-nfl-career

    --------------------
     
  2. butkus3595

    butkus3595 Position Coach

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    6,390
    Likes Received:
    2,861
    I like it!:thumbup:
     
    • Like Like x 2
  3. Aenir

    Aenir Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2004
    Messages:
    1,611
    Likes Received:
    8
  4. short faced bear

    short faced bear Assistant Head Coach
    DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    11,340
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Anything that helps the hand fighting in the trench war is good in my book. Sounds like he's got a good track record.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. tbear1

    tbear1 Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2013
    Messages:
    901
    Likes Received:
    338
    At least they are doing something even if it is a little unconventional. We can't get any worse at the pass rush.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. a_miljan

    a_miljan Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2013
    Messages:
    1,967
    Likes Received:
    715
    :10_5_135[1]:love it, hoping for some grappling and low kicks next year
     
  7. butkus3595

    butkus3595 Position Coach

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    6,390
    Likes Received:
    2,861
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. Bearstuff

    Bearstuff Yes, in the woods.
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2006
    Messages:
    30,171
    Likes Received:
    1,302
    I love the cross training concepts. The damn CBA prevents this (or anything else) from being truly useful as an offseason program. Players can come in individually on their own, but I'd want everyone in on the action!
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    DaBears.com was founded in 1996. In 2005 it was created into a site for the fans of the Chicago Bears. We have become the biggest fan websites with over 10,000 members and climbing! We reformatted the site in 2013, to it's current layout. We are NOT Affiliated with the NFL, or Chicago Bears. We are a website of hardcore fans! Thanks for checking us out and come back often. We are the voice of Bears fans!
  • Quick Navigation

    Open the Quick Navigation

  • Buy us a Beer!

    The publisher works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. We have a pretty robust server, and more comes out of my pocket than you would imagine. Care to buy us a beer? We'd really appreciate it! After all, belonging to this is awesome, and it's free! I'm glad to foot the bill, but I do appreciate any help to keep the lights on. Become a Super Fan!