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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
29
accepted How can I keep my back straight in my horse stance?
Dec
27
comment How to get rid of fear of fighting
@John Please edit and update your question accordingly and add that information.
Dec
26
revised What characteristics should I look for in a sensei?
edited tags
Dec
26
revised What's the difference between Internal and External martial arts?
edited tags
Dec
24
accepted Are roundhouse kicks prevalent in traditional kung fu systems?
Dec
24
accepted Should I arch my back in a butterfly kick?
Dec
24
asked How can I keep my back straight in my horse stance?
Dec
20
reviewed Reviewed Judo mats: any certification? what characteristics should one look for?
Dec
20
revised Judo mats: any certification? what characteristics should one look for?
deleted 98 characters in body
Dec
20
reviewed Reviewed What are good exercises for building grip strength for judo and BJJ?
Dec
20
reviewed No Action Needed When should I run away?
Dec
20
awarded  Custodian
Dec
20
reviewed No Action Needed What rate should I be learning tai chi and qi gong?
Dec
20
reviewed No Action Needed Why are firearms not part of the martial arts world?
Dec
20
reviewed No Action Needed What is the best martial art for reducing back pain and stress while increasing my fitness?
Dec
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Are there good alternatives to wood for weapons?
Dec
18
comment What's the difference between Internal and External martial arts?
Can you summarize the content from the link or quote relevant parts from it and use the link as a source? This will help prevent link rot in cases where the link will disappear or if its content changes.
Dec
11
comment How do I treat my leg after a painful thigh kick?
You should go see a doctor. I don't think anyone here should be trying to diagnose and treat your injured leg on this site.
Dec
5
revised How can I speed up the recovery of a bruised leg?
added 2 characters in body
Dec
3
comment Finding my center (hara / t'an t'ien)
40+ hours in what timeframe?