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Jun
26
comment What can I do to improve my squat for judo throws during randori?
ankle flexibility might be the problem as well, i suppose that is part of leg flexibility, but it's often overlooked. I've had trouble with squats in the past, and it was due to inflexible ankles!
Jun
26
comment What can I do to improve my squat for judo throws during randori?
great answer! i saw this question thinking i'd be able to contribute, but you and sardathrion pretty much covered it all!
Jun
20
comment What is the most effective way to stabilize a WaveMaster 2XL?
i've heard water and sand is best, if you plan on having to move it a lot, it'll be heavier then one or the other. if you don't ever have to move it again, concrete is good.
Jun
12
answered What technique should I use for hand wrappings?
Jun
12
answered Judo mats: any certification? what characteristics should one look for?
Jun
7
comment What's the most effective way to discipline students (particularly juniors)?
a day off school :)
May
28
comment How bad is kickboxing for your brain?
@Samuel that's a little concerning. If you have a job that requires your brain... i'd think about learning to block and parry, quickly. and maybe ask about wearing head gear.
May
24
comment How bad is kickboxing for your brain?
you see stars and feel light headed 2-3 times per training session? that's bad. those are both pretty good signs that your brains rattled, and getting damaged. Do you wear head gear and 16 oz gloves when you spar?
May
15
comment history of Jujitsu?
good point @Sardathrion I didn't mean to imply that Aikido was part of this transition. I don't know a lot about aikido.
May
15
answered history of Jujitsu?
May
15
comment What do instructors look for before allowing students to compete in judo?
@DaveLiepmann I've added some more information about adults. I don't think there is much difference for adults then kids.
May
15
revised What do instructors look for before allowing students to compete in judo?
adding a bit more information to answer the comment
May
14
answered What do instructors look for before allowing students to compete in judo?
Apr
30
comment How dangerous is it to choke someone unconscious or to be choked unconscious?
poorly performed cross chokes or kata juji jime can also attack the trachea.
Apr
13
revised Is stretching with a partner beneficial, dangerous, or both?
adding a couple links
Apr
13
comment Is stretching with a partner beneficial, dangerous, or both?
i've added some more information about how having a partner can be better.
Apr
13
revised Is stretching with a partner beneficial, dangerous, or both?
adding a little bit more of an explanation of the benifits vs just using your self, a strap for partner stretching
Apr
12
answered Is stretching with a partner beneficial, dangerous, or both?
Apr
5
answered How useful is a grappling dummy, when you don't have a live training partner available?
Mar
27
comment What is the proper technique for holding a Century-style body shield for use in Taekwondo?
can you add a link to the specific shield? different ones have different handles!