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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


Aug
9
reviewed Edit suggested edit on What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
Aug
9
revised What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
Purpose is to take a detailed look at a basic, simple kata--which will reveal it's far from 'simple.'
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What are the common techniques to close the gap in jeet kune do?
Aug
6
reviewed Satisfactory Sparring against Offensive Fighters
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What choke holds or submissions are safe enough for a beginner to practice?
Aug
6
reviewed Excellent How to build up endurance when rolling?
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement Junior BJJ belts transformation when one becomes adult
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What martial art should I try if I want to train with a wide variety of weapons?
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement When was the Southern Shaolin Temple destroyed?
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What exercises help with explosive hip rotation
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What is Jason Bourne's fighting style called
Aug
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
Aug
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How, historically, did American push-hands get so restrictive in comparison to Chinese push-hands?
Jul
30
reviewed No Action Needed What is the oldest documented Eastern Martial Art that is still practiced?
Jul
27
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Why would boxing be better on your joints compared to other martial arts? Can you provide a more thorough explanation?
Jul
27
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Can you provide a more detailed explanation why those martial arts are better for aging bodies compared to others?
Jul
27
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Can you provide a more detailed explanation why those martial arts are better for aging bodies compared to others?
Jul
27
reviewed No Action Needed What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Jul
27
reviewed No Action Needed How to deliver more power to my turning kick?
Jul
24
revised What exactly is Kalaripayattu?
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