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Which Of These 'Karate Kid' Trainers Would You Want As Your Sensei?

By Mustafa Gatollari

Every pro fighter knows that they're only as good as the team behind them, especially their coach. Finding that perfect fit is the difference between becoming a professional butt-kicking machine to becoming a professional punching bag.

And no disrespect to Mr. Miyagi, but his teachings were perfect for a good-hearted kid like Daniel LaRusso. Johnny Lawrence's archetypal '80s bully personality was probably better suited under the tutelage of a no-holds barred creep like Jonathan Kreese.

The real question is though, which Karate Kid trainer is the right one for you?