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comment Which martial arts focus on self defense?
I mean "I'm not sure about that"
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answered Exercises to help “getting lower” when performing Jiu-Jitsu throws
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comment Drills for reducing your natural “flinch” reaction
1. Make a quick, nervous movement of the face or body as an instinctive reaction to surprise, fear or pain (she flinched at the acidity in his voice / he had faced death without flinching)
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answered Drills for reducing your natural “flinch” reaction
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comment Going up on the ball of the foot for a front snap kick
We like technical minutia, sir :)
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comment What's the difference between Internal and External martial arts?
I'd be curious to know the reason of the down votes.
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comment How to improve speed and footwork?
What he's using is a quick and easy way to avoid real confrontation. People that do that too much usually do it because their own fear and lack of skill. Use it as a chance to learn how to deal with that kind of oppponent, but also know you won't learn much else with him. That kind of stance is usually not recommended for novices afaik.
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answered How to improve speed and footwork?
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comment What characteristics should I look for in a sensei?
It's not about what I mean but what he'd mean for "great". If he likes (most) of the students of a teacher then that teacher will be good for him.
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answered Which martial arts focus on self defense?
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answered What characteristics should I look for in a sensei?