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I am a simple man. I like software development and fast cars.


May
6
answered The (hidden?) meaning of “Karate is life”
Apr
30
answered How many days per week shoud I train BJJ?
Apr
24
answered How do I increase flexibility to achieve a full split?
Apr
16
comment How does one train for a spinning reverse kick?
Which is why I said to begin with "spotting", i.e. turning the head first and fixing your eyes on the target from start to finish. Go ask a pretty girl who dances to teach you. It's a great ice breaker too ;)
Apr
15
answered How does one train for a spinning reverse kick?
Apr
11
comment How to prepare your mind before practicing martial arts
Was the master Jackie Chan?
Apr
1
awarded  Scholar
Apr
1
accepted Tips for increasing power of bankai
Apr
1
awarded  Student
Apr
1
comment Tips for increasing power of bankai
Also note the date.
Apr
1
asked Tips for increasing power of bankai
Mar
10
answered Western Boxing Styles and their Features
Mar
10
comment Western Boxing Styles and their Features
Same here RE: Philly Shell. I've been teaching that with a modified ITF TKD-optimised foot placement as the default fighting stance for facing opponents of similar stature for literally decades and I never thought that it might actually have a name.
Mar
5
comment What is the main technical focus of Bushin Ryu?
Yeah, I saw the videos. I stand by what I said about the "ninja" schools.
Mar
4
comment What is the main technical focus of Bushin Ryu?
Look, seriously, Bushin-ryu is a made up style found in Street Fighter. It's main technical focus seems to be propeller kicks and energy balls. If someone claims to be a Bushin-Ryu master or practitioner, chances are they're actually skilled at Bullshido, like all those "ninja" schools where they teach you nothing but cool poses.
Mar
3
comment Best martial art for someone with bad elbow?
Go on youtube and have a look at a couple of judo and jiu-jitsu fights and draw your own conclusions. I'm not the final authority on any topic. I know a lot, but I also know that there's even more that I don't know.
Mar
3
answered Training while exhausted
Mar
3
comment Best martial art for someone with bad elbow?
Most of the flavours of Karate are good. Seeing as you're a novice, "karate" means anything where you have to wear a white gi and a coloured belt (except judo). My personal favourite is Kyukushin because its techniques are applicable in the real world and the founder, Masutatsu Oyama, was a real-life bad-ass. As Sardathrion said, let your instructor know from the start that you have a problem with your elbow.
Mar
3
comment Best martial art for someone with bad elbow?
Wouldn't recommend it as it puts a LOT of strain on your elbows. You'll be doing lots of backfists and short, snapping punches. Basically any type of small, repetitive, movement is bad news for problem joints. As seen here: youtube.com/watch?v=7zLH3c37QBA
Mar
3
comment Best martial art for someone with bad elbow?
The trick is to kick the other guy in the head first ;)