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Re entering tae kwon do with injuries [on hold]

I am thinking of going back to tae kwon do in a month or two. However I quit because of a slipped disk I had in my back. I thought if I don't push myself I can go back to doing the sport. However ...
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What is a good martial art which solely focuses on legs? [on hold]

I have been interested in Martial arts lately (I have no prior martial arts experience) and I figured out that I want to do Krava Maga as an alternative to Aikido as I have been told by a Krava Maga ...
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Chi as a weapon? [duplicate]

For martial artists that focus on chi manipulation, how do you use chi as a weapon? Do you inject your chi to disrupt the opponent's chi flow, do you make it blast to increase the power of your blows? ...
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What sort of questions drive karate forward? [on hold]

I've seen all sorts of stuff on the more philosophical side of karate, such as: 1) karate is not about aggression it is about self defense 2) there's no such thing as a first strike in karate 3) ...
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Why is this samurai able to chop pellet gun bullets

In this episode of Discovery Channel, Isao Machii, Modern-Day Samurai, Cuts a speeding Pellet in half. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qzhs1Z8Rwnk Now they are in awe, and a professor admits his speed ...
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Best karate book [closed]

Is there any book advices for learning karate. Previously I have trained in kickbox , muay-tai.I want to start learning karate.What are the best books for learning karate ? Thanks in advance.
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What is the biggest force ever produced by an impact from the human body? [closed]

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, ...
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Why are facts about choke holds not answered truthfully [on hold]

Learning self defense is a good thing... learning self control is part of all martial arts. Choke holds are dangerous every time. It does not matter how supervised it is, the damage begins within ...
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Is measuring tape an effective weapon? [closed]

You can have a really long whip/sword that can dynamically change sizes. Would this be effective? I'll give a scenario as an example. You're walking down a street, and a mad man comes running at you ...
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What is Qi? What is (fa) jin ? Where can I learn them? [duplicate]

What are these things? What are the differences between internal and external martial arts? In the spirit of the stackexchange, I will answer my own question.
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Is a triple-sworded style viable against one or dual wielding sword oppenents?

I was wondering if using three swords with the third in your mouth would be effective against anyone else with a sword. I'd think so, because you could parry their attacks, and then slice them with ...

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