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Jan
13
comment What is the best way to improve your skills in BJJ (gi and no-gi) and become a black belt in short period?
@slugster You seem to be using standards for Japanese arts to measure how normal 3-5 years to black belt is. A black belt in BJJ usually takes 8-10 years. BJ Penn and Demian Maia advanced to the highest levels in an incredibly short period of time.
Jan
13
answered What is the best way to improve your skills in BJJ (gi and no-gi) and become a black belt in short period?
Jan
11
revised Self-defense against a bigger charging opponent
Removed irrelevant self-aggrandizement
Jan
10
comment How does a non-grappler train to be ready to avoid grappling in a real-world situation?
@JuannStrauss "Practical experience" in this case would mean "I have been mounted before", which you said you haven't been. I'm seriously recommending that you find an experienced grappler, spar with them, and specifically request that they try to mount you.
Jan
9
comment How does a non-grappler train to be ready to avoid grappling in a real-world situation?
@JuannStrauss If you have no experience in the situation, you might consider deferring to those who do. (You say what you suggest is very effective--how do you know that?) Eye gouging someone who is on top of you is a pretty bad idea if they have even the first clue about how to wrestle.
Jan
7
awarded  Necromancer
Jan
6
comment How should I look for an “open” tournament near me?
@Sardathrion Now it's not.
Jan
6
revised How should I look for an “open” tournament near me?
moved to on-topic
Jan
5
answered How should I look for an “open” tournament near me?
Jan
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Two Muay Thai teachers teach different techniques. Who's right(est)?
Jan
2
answered What's the physics behind checking kicks?
Jan
2
answered Exercises for strengthening arms, wrists and fingers with the intent of sword use
Jan
2
comment Exercises for strengthening arms, wrists and fingers with the intent of sword use
@Psyberion Cool! Consider the different kinds of lifting and martial-arts-oriented general S&C training.
Jan
2
comment Is weight training useful in martial arts?
-1 strength does not come from tendons, nor chi.
Jan
1
comment Taekwondo and muscle imbalance
-1 for energy pathways, the false claim that tendons can only be strengthened by static exercises, and the false claim that bodyweight exercises somehow produce a mystical "true strength" that resistance exercises can't.
Jan
1
comment Exercises for strengthening arms, wrists and fingers with the intent of sword use
Are you already doing general strength training? There is no point in doing activity-specific strength training until you are already at least generally strong in your whole body by objective measures.
Dec
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
20
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
18
answered Teaching wrestling to a Judoka