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Judo ikkyu (brown belt)

BJJ 4-stripe white belt

2nd dan Isshinryu, former instructor, don't believe in it anymore

negligible experience with boxing and muay Thai


Jul
24
revised How does a non-grappler train to be ready to avoid grappling in a real-world situation?
added ground proofing plug
Jul
24
revised How can one practice spear-hand strikes, while still knowing you got the technique right?
backin' it up like whoa
Jul
24
revised How can one practice spear-hand strikes, while still knowing you got the technique right?
edited title
Jul
24
revised What makes this seated Daito-ryu technique work?
added the most excellent Epistemic Viciousness link
Jul
23
comment Is there any documentation of newaza in Fusen-Ryu?
@Patricia I merely gathered the work of actual historians. Robin should get the credit--it's a great question that spurred my pseudo-research.
Jul
23
revised Is there any documentation of newaza in Fusen-Ryu?
added 7 characters in body
Jul
23
comment Quickly learning the full essentials of Krav Maga
I thought soldiers come out fit and ready to shoot a gun? My impression is that most soldiers spend very little time on hand-to-hand. (I have absolutely no actual knowledge in this domain, however.)
Jul
23
revised What makes this seated Daito-ryu technique work?
trying to add some "good subjective"...still need to shore up evidence for "social factors"
Jul
23
revised Is there any documentation of newaza in Fusen-Ryu?
added 13 characters in body
Jul
20
awarded  Talkative
Jul
20
revised Is there any documentation of newaza in Fusen-Ryu?
added 1779 characters in body
Jul
20
comment Is there any documentation of newaza in Fusen-Ryu?
@stslavik I have found the kanji, according to bushinjuku.com/new/index.php/traditional-japanese-arts/…: 不遷流柔術, or according to my transliteration using saiga-jp.com/kanji_dictionary.html, <not/negation/un-><move/transfer><style><gentle><art>. Fusen?="unchanging", perhaps implying "eternal" or "fundamental"?
Jul
20
revised Why do taekwondoists bounce so much? (And how do we help them stop?)
title++
Jul
20
answered Why do taekwondoists bounce so much? (And how do we help them stop?)
Jul
20
comment Judo mats: any certification? what characteristics should one look for?
Thanks for sharing your first-hand experience. Nice answer.
Jul
19
comment What can one do to avoid entering a grappling situation?
+1, but I feel we underestimate the possibility of encountering someone with a season or two of casual HS wrestling back when they were younger.
Jul
19
revised What can one do to avoid entering a grappling situation?
general clean-up and clarity
Jul
19
answered What can one do to avoid entering a grappling situation?
Jul
19
comment What can one do to avoid entering a grappling situation?
@stslavik There's a significant difference between a sprawl attempted by someone who has never trained wrestling or wrestled, and a technically correct sprawl (executed by someone who has trained wrestling and has wrestled) which is simply countered or overpowered by higher-level wrestling. Even if you reject the qualitative difference, there's a straightforward quantitative one: there's an enormous gulf between untrained and some training, and another between trained and successful in competition, and another between successful in competition and successful in elite competition.
Jul
19
comment Can a Judo athlete compete in more than one weight class in the Olympics?
This might be more appropriate for sports.SE.