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Java/Ruby/Groovy generalist with background in web development, dynamic (and less enjoyable) languages, and embedded systems.

"Microconsulting" available: extremely short-term, rapid turnaround, "solve your immediate problem"-style assistance for a variety of problem types. davelnewton at gmail dot com for details, quotes, etc.

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answered Which techniques are available in Muay Thai for blocking/avoiding a high roundhouse kick to the head?
Jun
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answered Good sources on using sticks for grappling/locks?
May
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answered what is the real history and purpose of silat in a fight?
Sep
19
answered What is Jason Bourne's fighting style called
Sep
12
answered Octagonal vs round shaped staff weapons
Aug
30
answered What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Aug
18
answered If I'm worried about concussions, should I train tae kwon do, or karate, or neither?
Aug
16
answered War is a continuation of policy/politics/diplomacy by other means
Aug
15
answered What is the cause for Northern and Southern Chinese kung fu differences?
Aug
14
answered How do you take Notes on techniques you've learnt in class?
Aug
8
answered Is it true that most fights end on the ground? What is the evidence?
Jun
11
answered Does Krav Maga have any roots of Aikido?
Jun
10
answered What glasses can I wear for martial arts training?
Jun
6
answered Are there good alternatives to wood for weapons?
Jun
5
answered Will engraving a staff made of white waxwood compromise its integrity?
Jun
5
answered Do martial arts instructors also seek fitness instruction certifications?
May
30
answered Are Aikido movies on the internet helpful for beginners?
May
28
answered What time requirement and certification does one need to become a Krav Maga instructor?
May
24
answered What is the application for tai chi's single whip?
May
18
answered How, historically, did American push-hands get so restrictive in comparison to Chinese push-hands?