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Isshinryu karate
Baguazhang
weiqi / go / baduk
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Apr
26
answered Isshinryu karate - seisan kata - opening move bunkai
Apr
26
comment Why are firearms not part of the martial arts world?
I didn't feel like looking up all the available data for every region in the world, compiling it all and then coming up with a "you are likely" or "you are not likely" answer. It's left as an exercise to the reader. :)
Apr
25
answered Why are firearms not part of the martial arts world?
Apr
25
comment “Rules” for weight distribution per FOOT (not leg, foot) for any given stance/intent?
The thing is - where you are is never as important as where you want to be. That means that where your weight is just is not as important as where your weight will be.
Apr
23
answered “Rules” for weight distribution per FOOT (not leg, foot) for any given stance/intent?
Apr
22
comment Isshinryu karate - seisan kata - opening move bunkai
Your comment on superstition and acupuncture points detracts from your main argument, mainly because Chinese medicine has been healing people for thousands of years, so there's probably something to it. Regardless - after a decade of Isshinryu, I admit that there is something to what you said :)
Apr
20
revised Isshinryu karate - seisan kata - opening move bunkai
edited title
Apr
19
comment How do I improve landing on my center line after a back kick?
@Thumbtack If you're worried about falling, you're still moving too fast.
Apr
18
answered How do I improve landing on my center line after a back kick?
Apr
11
revised Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
narrow down focus a little.
Apr
11
comment Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
@BerinLoritsch I wrote "to generate the most power". Is that not enough context? Could you please guide me by telling me how I may further refine it, maybe by providing an example?
Apr
8
revised Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
Add some definition of examples given.
Apr
8
comment Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
@BobCross there are too many breaths. I named two as examples, not as a restriction on the answer. I don't know why a definition of two examples among many would help, but since everyone insists, I'll edit the question.
Apr
6
comment Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
@Dave - I disagree. The first question, indeed, is not the same as the first, but "which kind of breath" is not enough, you also have to know at what point in the breath you can generate the power.
Apr
6
comment Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
@Dave No, I can't define the methods of breathing that I refer to. That would turn this question into a multiple-volume book and, by the end of all that research (most likely years), I would probably be a buddhist monk and/or dead and/or have my answer. I understand why you're asking me to define the breathing methods I spoke about, but they are only examples. It is meaningless to describe the examples in further detail, as that will only detract from the real question.
Apr
5
asked Which kind of breath provides the most striking power?
Mar
30
comment Controlling my emotions during sparring
Shauna's answer is possibly the best. The others are giving too much information for a low-ranked student. This information will not be processed and the student will end up more confused. People are just showing off their knowledge instead of tailoring the answer to the student's best interest.
Mar
28
revised Is there one traditional way of tying your belt in aikido?
edited title
Mar
28
comment Demonstrations of Minimum Force
@Ho-ShengHsiao - Yup!
Mar
25
revised Demonstrations of Minimum Force
If you're gonna edit just because you want your name in there, at least do it right.