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comment Dirty martial art
Define "dirty"... if I need to defend myself then I don't consider anything to be "dirty".
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reviewed No Action Needed Should my body type influence my choice of martial art to learn?
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comment Why a Samurai always wore katana on the left side?
Do you mean that a katana can be used with either hand rather than both hands?
Jun
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revised Why a Samurai always wore katana on the left side?
corrected spelling in title
Jun
22
comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
@JohnP I'm cool with these types of questions provided they are reasonably specific, and we don't get a whole bunch of "What workout should I do for martial art X?" derivatives. I prefer to let the community reopen it if they see fit, and this one is almost there. I might start a question on Meta later today and then people can thrash it out a bit.
Jun
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comment what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner?
@DaveLiepmann mods can migrate it, but normally we would ping the mods on the target site first and get them to check if it would be a good fit. Matt is a mod on fitness, so he can shortcut that process. But we don't want to migrate all fitness related questions, it's good to keep some of them here.
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
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comment would this combo of MAs be well rounded or no?
I understand that you're keen to get this question reopened, but it really is way too broad in it's current form - in the space of four questions you're basically asking for a full dissertation on the strengths and weaknesses of Krav vs. other arts. Questions have to be specific and reasonably answerable, and there really should be one question, not several. Remember that this is a Q&A site, not a discussion forum, so try and tailor your questions that way.
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reviewed Reject would this combo of MAs be well rounded or no?
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reviewed Approve would this combo of MAs be well rounded or no?
Jun
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reviewed No Action Needed What is the difference between Muay Thai and Kickboxing?
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awarded  Cleanup
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comment would this combo of MAs be well rounded or no?
Even when you turn the question around and ask What does Krav Maga lack that other arts have? it is still a poor question because there is no one definitive answer and it will attract plenty of opinion.
Jun
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comment How to win a street fight without putting anyone's life in danger?
I disagree vehemently with this approach. As martial artists we do train to hit hard. There have also been numerous cases recently in New Zealand and Australia where people have died from a single hit - this has lead to the introduction of laws known as "king hit" laws which stiffen the penalties. To advise that this is "so unlikely to happen" and "is extremely unlikely" is misleading and downright dangerous.
Jun
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comment Why do martial artists “shout” in the execution of a technique?
Welcome to the site Steve. This is a Q&A site rather than a discussion forum, and your answer currently doesn't really attempt to answer the question in any way, it is more of a comment. Can you take some time to turn it into an actual answer? Thanks!
May
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comment Should I speed up my breathing or slow down my tai chi?
I'm not a Tai Chi practitioner, but I believe your breathing should speed up to match the movement as the movements can be done at different speeds and breathing is a critical component of it.
May
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reviewed Leave Open What is the difference between Muay Thai and Kickboxing?
May
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answered What sort of questions drive karate forward?
May
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comment What sort of questions drive karate forward?
Welcome to the site. This is a very open ended question, which means it will be next to impossible to come up with a definitive answer (and it will tend to draw opinion based answers rather than fact based ones). Can you rethink the question a bit to avoid these issues?