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Software engineer, martial artist, dragon boat paddler, and hobbyist photographer.

Pro tempore moderator for the Physical Fitness and Martial Arts Stack Exchange sites.

Twitter: @NahcTtam


Dec
11
reviewed No Action Needed Why do taekwondoists bounce so much? (And how do we help them stop?)
Dec
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I improve my technique in Judo?
Dec
5
reviewed Reviewed Weapons in taekwondo?
Dec
3
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the cause for Northern and Southern Chinese kung fu differences?
Dec
1
comment What are good exercises for building grip strength for judo and BJJ?
What do you mean by three times stronger? How are you qualifying this measurement?
Dec
1
revised What are good exercises for building grip strength for judo and BJJ?
fixed sentence structure
Nov
30
revised How long should it take to gain fighting proficiency in tai chi?
removed information unrelated to question/answer
Nov
30
reviewed No Action Needed How to defend against dog attacks?
Nov
30
reviewed No Action Needed How to build up endurance when rolling?
Nov
30
reviewed Reviewed I'm totally new to Tai Chi How to learn it and where to learn it?
Nov
28
reviewed Reviewed Getting my (do)gi white again
Nov
27
reviewed No Action Needed How long should it take to gain fighting proficiency in tai chi?
Nov
27
comment How long should it take to gain fighting proficiency in tai chi?
Hi Johan, and welcome to the site. Please take a look at the about page and the help section to get a better understanding of how this site works. Posts here are expected to follow the Q&A model rather than a traditional web forum.
Nov
14
comment What are the advantages of using a vertical fist for punching?
Multiple answers are okay in certain cases, but please consider only writing one complete answer.
Nov
13
reviewed Reviewed Yang tai chi breathing (when to inhale/exhale)
Nov
12
reviewed Reviewed What are the advantages of using a vertical fist for punching?
Nov
11
awarded  Informed
Nov
11
comment What is a good defense against a rear naked choke?
Hi Claude, and welcome! Writing a good answer is key to maintaining quality on Stack Exchange. Providing a detailed and specific explanation is a good way to start getting involved here. Low quality answers may be deleted and result in your account being banned from answer. Please see the help section for more information about how this site works.
Nov
9
reviewed No Action Needed How many people in america know bjj and/or mma in america?
Nov
8
reviewed No Action Needed Martial arts for building self confidence