My knuckles were at one point fairly pointy, with deep valleys between them. I noticed after a while that the first two knuckles (where I generally strike with) have flattened out slightly. I can even ...
I have been studying pressure point striking lately, and in particular those that immobilize limbs, such as striking the femoral nerve. I feel it important to understand how to defend against such ...
The Olympic sport of Tae Kwon Do is conducted under a particular set of rules that were (in my understanding) developed relatively recently. The actual conduct of an Olympic Tae Kwon Do fight doesn't ...
I'm looking for a martial art primarily focused on hand and elbow strikes. I tried Tae Kwon Do for a little while when I was younger, but the focus on kicks was never really my thing. Later, I got ...
I've trained in Chun Kuk Do for years (still pursuing my black belt) and I want to cross train with grappling as to be balanced for real-world combat. My current goal is to get my black belt in this ...
Power is defined exactly like in the wiki article, and the units are also as in the wiki article: The dimension of power is energy divided by time. Breathing is largely composed, as far as my ...
I watch combat sports that involve striking and the vast majority of the time they get hit they don't show any sign that it hurts. What kind of pain are they feeling? I would think that considering ...
I'm lacking a sparring partner, and there are no dojos where I live. I have no access to anyone with particular martial arts knowledge locally, and my equipment comes down to the floor, a bar, and a ...
In martial arts all looks fine when the opponent is similar size and fighting "normal" way. I just wonder how to effectively fight against someone without much technique but much stronger (difference ...
What is the biggest force (Newtons) ever recorded for an impact from the human body from a reliable source? Is there an upper limit to the power of any human impact whether it'd be a kick, punch, ...