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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
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?
Dec
3
revised Finding my center (hara / t'an t'ien)
title
Dec
1
revised Can I start martial arts after a minor disc herniation?
changed tags, removed irrelevant details
Nov
29
revised Short leg issue and wide-soled shoe
wording and title
Nov
29
comment What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
I'm not sure what your issue is, but I don't see anything wrong either about Dave's edit.
Nov
23
comment How important is lineage when it comes to credibility or trustworthiness?
@Wudang Master Yoda...?
Nov
20
revised Mouth guard / gum shields - tips?
cleaned up wording
Nov
19
revised What rate should I be learning tai chi and qi gong?
proofreading my own sentences
Nov
19
comment What rate should I be learning tai chi and qi gong?
(a continuation of the previous comment converted from an answer) ... that is why I found a forum to ask these questions. I really appreciate your taking the time and your imput. I will try to have more patience. The class is only once a week.