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bio website budo.markcwallace.net
location United States
age 51
visits member for 1 year, 11 months
seen Apr 17 at 13:43

I'm currently studying Tomiki Aikido under Dr. Yoji Kondo, although I started in Yoshinkan aikido under Helton-Sensei. I'm also studying Taiji under D. Gilmer at StillwaterTaichi I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


Feb
14
revised What information should I consider when choosing a martial art to study?
I realize that it is Valentine's day, but this isn't really the site for "Marital" arts.
Feb
14
answered What information should I consider when choosing a martial art to study?
Feb
12
reviewed Reviewed Proper way to take care of boxing gloves and wrist wraps after use?
Feb
12
reviewed No Action Needed What is the most efficient way for a beginner to improve his posture?
Feb
12
reviewed Reviewed What Kung Fu styles originated from Southern Shaolin?
Feb
12
comment What Kung Fu styles originated from Southern Shaolin?
A good answer. A great answer would have included links so I could learn more.
Feb
12
reviewed No Action Needed Have any Kung Fu styles established a formal connection to the Shaolin Temple?
Feb
12
reviewed Close Should I start competition or wait for green belt
Feb
9
comment Self-defense against chainsaw attack
This seems to me to be a variant of the "My silver coated shotgun pellets will defeat your Chuck Norris BJJ flying chicken style". The kind of questions we've wisely avoided in the past.
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory Exercises for strengthening arms, wrists and fingers with the intent of sword use
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory How to avoid Capoeira PCL strain
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory How can I improve my technique in Judo?
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory What's the physics behind checking kicks?
Feb
5
reviewed Needs Improvement Is it better to start out with a light weapon?
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory Weapons in taekwondo?
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory Good excercises to reduce the amount of pain in your palm/fingers when hitting with open palm?
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory Taekwondo and muscle imbalance
Feb
5
reviewed Excellent The use and historical authenticity of a 9 hook broadsword
Feb
5
reviewed Satisfactory What does it take to get a black belt in Taekwondo?
Feb
5
reviewed Close Why do we train martial arts?