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reviewed Approve Breakfalls in competition
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comment Should my body type influence my choice of martial art to learn?
Judo competitions are divided by rank: generally they use one for below brown, one for brown, one for black.
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revised Does judo work against someone not wearing a judogi?
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revised Does judo work against someone not wearing a judogi?
judogi not judoga
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revised What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
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answered Should my body type influence my choice of martial art to learn?
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comment How should one physically prepare for BJJ?
@jitsCode No, that would be a separate question.
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comment How do you prevent/mitigate finger injuries in judo/bjj?
I don't do it and don't have a good resource for how, but I hear this is the kind of thing people tape their fingers for. youtube.com/watch?v=oCRffx_SS-0
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comment What strength and conditioning exercises are used in tai chi?
Not tai chi, but TCMA in general: stone locks, polearms, gymnastic battle ax swinging, enormous muskets, and punching things: chinesemartialstudies.com/2014/03/10/…
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comment What should I be looking for in my first, trial class? [For Chinese arts specifically]
What kind of fighting game do you compete in?
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
Your point about modifying 3x/week strength programs to 2x/week and adding rotational work is critical.
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
@JohnP Jinx! :D
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answered what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
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reviewed Approve what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
Any idea why "this belongs on another site in the SE network" doesn't give the option of selecting Fitness? I only see Meta.
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
@Sardathrion It's more accurate, but I'm still torn.
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
@Sardathrion "strength supportive for Tae kwon Do" isn't about martial arts?
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comment Is there a reason for the red part of the belt are in the left side
AFAIK this originates in Japanese tradition. There may not be a good reason, or it could be tangentially related to some samurai custom of tying the belt a certain way for access to their weapon.