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Feb
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comment What is a good push-up routine to build punch strength?
You might want to specify just how far down you go. The US Army evaluates by a fist placed under a male recruit's chest. For women, a sponge is used (which is a great option for solo training).
Feb
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suggested approved edit on exercise tag wiki excerpt
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suggested approved edit on exercise tag wiki
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reviewed Approve punching tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Approve exercise tag wiki excerpt
Feb
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answered Is there a written, authoritative source I can reference for interpretations (Bunkai) of Karate (Shotokan) katas?
Feb
10
comment What is a good push-up routine to build punch strength?
This makes a rather untoward assumption that there is a correlation between muscle strength and the power of your strike. Power can actually be understood as the equation P = ((m•a)•∆s)/∆t; muscle can actually inhibit your capability to throw a punch by limiting rotation. Building overall applicable body mass is good, but flexibility makes greater changes in your speed than pushups do to body mass.
Feb
10
revised Is there a written, authoritative source I can reference for interpretations (Bunkai) of Karate (Shotokan) katas?
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10
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Feb
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answered Are there musical instruments which, when practiced, noticeably increase martial arts skills and performance?
Feb
10
comment Is there a written, authoritative source I can reference for interpretations (Bunkai) of Karate (Shotokan) katas?
By interpretations, are you meaning bunkai?
Feb
9
revised Do shock knives make a good 'training' alternative to real knives for knife fighting sparring?
Addressed comments in OP.
Feb
9
comment What methods are effective for increasing co-ordination on dual handed techniques?
It wasn't mine originally. It was a suggested edited by @Ho-ShengHsiao that was in two sentences because it was unclear. The semi-colon is the appropriate device for connecting those two thoughts. My edit was part of approving that edit.
Feb
9
comment What is a good age to introduce children to a martial art?
Please consider accepting an answer for your question, or rephrasing your question if you feel the answers don't fit your need.
Feb
9
revised What does the closed fist covered by open hand signify?
Added details and link.
Feb
9
comment What martial notation systems exist for describing techniques in writing?
@DavidH.Clements That actually would be a pretty good format, especially since it's been used to describe taijiquan and feldenkrais already. +1 to you sir!
Feb
9
revised Morning exercise routine for student of Aikido
corrected translation
Feb
9
revised What methods are effective for increasing co-ordination on dual handed techniques?
Highlight the main point. I missed that the first time I read it and it came across as "human brain is not good at multitasking so don't even try using two hands". Corrected punctuation.
Feb
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comment Does ninjutsu qualify as a martial art?
Sometimes I like Zhougari... Sometimes I think he's blinded by his own diagnosis. Nothing is unique, and it is true that ninjutsu does focus on surviving. There are techniques that specifically fall under the banner of ninjutsu, however they are not unique to the art, just as wrist locks are not unique to jujutsu or aikido.