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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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The practice of martial arts. How, what, where, when, why.
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Ukemi (receiving body 受け身) also known as break falls are what uke (whoever receives the technique) does when nage (投げ thrower) or tori (取り, grabber) applies a technique.
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Questions about self-defense using firearms, fist loads, knives, and other weapons, as well as ritual/historical and competitive practice with weapons, such as archery and with swords.