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

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Mar
28
wiki created itf description
Mar
28
wiki created itf excerpt
Mar
28
revised forms wiki description
wrong tag edit
Mar
28
wiki created kata description
Mar
28
wiki created kata excerpt
Mar
28
comment What is the proper technique for holding a Century-style body shield for use in Taekwondo?
Adding a picture would be a little better than just a link. If that link disappears or its content changes, then you'd still have to rely on the textual description.
Mar
26
revised What are the differences between iaido and kendo?
fixed sentence, updated title
Mar
26
awarded  Tag Editor
Mar
26
revised sparring wiki excerpt
minor corrections
Mar
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on grappling tag wiki excerpt
Mar
26
comment Demonstrations of Minimum Force
How old are your newer students? Male or female? I think those distinctions might help give you a better answer of how to address particular mentalities.
Mar
26
revised What are ways to increase flexibility for karate kicks?
Made question more focused.
Mar
22
comment Controlling my emotions during sparring
It sounds like this is the same question as this one. Anyone else think it's a duplicate?
Mar
22
revised Controlling my emotions during sparring
updated title to reflect question
Mar
22
comment What's the recommended way to deal with an injured hamstring while still practicing?
Definitely don't stress that leg at all. You can even injure yourself further (and decrease performance) with a bad muscle.
Mar
19
revised What qualifies a school or business as a legitimate martial arts system?
changed title
Mar
18
suggested suggested edit on What qualifies a school or business as a legitimate martial arts system?
Mar
12
revised Do shin guards defeat the purpose of training?
remove "recommend" from the title
Mar
12
suggested suggested edit on Do shin guards defeat the purpose of training?
Mar
7
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