859 reputation
2732
bio website mattchan.net
location Boston, MA
age 30
visits member for 2 years, 7 months
seen 16 hours ago

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


Nov
18
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Rule 1: Cardio. What exercises are worth doing to increase cardiovascular fitness?
Nov
14
awarded  Cleanup
Nov
13
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is the Olympic sport of Tae Kwon Do uniquely Tae Kwon Do like?
Nov
9
awarded  Strunk & White
Nov
3
comment Background about Butthan Martial art
The question is quite broad and overly general. Can you try to narrow it down some more?
Nov
3
revised Background about Butthan Martial art
wording
Oct
29
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Endurance problems while practicing martial art
Oct
29
revised Endurance problems while practicing martial art
fixed grammar, removed sports tag and added training, exercise and endurance tag
Oct
26
revised What are the differences between gel and foam gear?
edited body; edited tags; edited title
Oct
24
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
24
revised What exactly is Kalaripayattu?
edited tags
Oct
22
comment Did Karate really originate in the Okinawa region of Japan?
Welcome @minimatt! Please have a look at our faq to get a better idea of what this site is and how it works. Sources or research of some kind would be extremely beneficial and make this a better answer. Don't just give the "what" but also provide a how/why behind your answer.
Oct
21
revised What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
removed unneeded chattiness
Oct
16
comment Ju-jutsu vs Jiu-jitsu?
Questions about tags should be brought up on the Martial Arts Meta. Incidentally, you may also want to look at this answer from a previous discussion.
Oct
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do i fix my Berimbau?
Oct
2
comment What are the applications and principles of this particular seven-star mantis stance?
Calm down, guys...
Oct
2
comment What are the applications and principles of this particular seven-star mantis stance?
I was actually asking more about the legwork rather than what the arms are doing. The picture there was just something I wanted to use to supplement my description.
Oct
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are the applications and principles of this particular seven-star mantis stance?
Oct
1
revised For a total beginner, is tai chi a good start?
removed unnecessary text
Oct
1
revised For a total beginner, is tai chi a good start?
fixed link