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Choosing a martial art, tool, technique, teacher, or training partner.
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Minimizing or evaluating risk in the practice of martial arts. Includes inherently harmful techniques like strikes to the head, as well as potentially damaging techniques like chokes, and avoiding inj…
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a countermeasure that involves defending oneself, one's property or the well-being of another from harm.
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A term that describes a student's progress in learning any disciple. Shu or "obedience" indicates the initial stage when the student follows forms strictly. "Ha" or "detachment" indicates the stage w…
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Questions related to the social aspects of practicing martial arts.
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Testing of techniques through practice with a partner or against an opponent.
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Questions related to martial arts when treated as a sport, and the pursuant official rules and regulations.
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a position that is designed to create greater stability or to improve movement.
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Strength training methods, historical and modern. (Strength is the ability to produce force.) Also includes questions about relevance of strength to various techniques and strategies.
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The application of kinetic energy to an opponent via percussive impact with an intent to injure or incapacitate.
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Russian martial art based around relaxation and control without strict kata or form
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A Korean martial art, whose name literally translates to 'the way of the hand and foot'. It emphasizes kicks thrown from a mobile stance, employing the leg's greater reach and power (compared to the a…
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Chinese internal martial art involving both striking and standing grappling.
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How to effectively transmit the martial arts.
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How to properly apply physical movements. Questions may also relate to classification of techniques.
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