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Mar
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reviewed Looks OK Non-sexist equivalent of “Man up” within the dojo
Mar
29
reviewed Reject Does your gender effect your competitive potential?
Mar
27
comment Low kicks vs high kicks in street fight
As for "setting up for a high kick" - street fights are fast and disorganized, the chances of setting up for head kicks are slim, although you should take that chance if you've got it. Street fights should be ended as fast as possible, the only set up you do is for the very next technique. Unless you were talking about organized/ring fights, which is not what the question was about.
Mar
27
comment Low kicks vs high kicks in street fight
@TonyD You can disagree if you want, no problems :) I did mention that low kicks were faster/more stable/"safer", I didn't say you shouldn't do high kicks, especially if a good opportunity arises. There is no lack of understanding, I just don't head hunt with kicks when I could be doing something else. As Zen_Hydra said, they're just another tool - and they shouldn't be prioritised to the exclusion of other techniques.
Mar
24
comment Low kicks vs high kicks in street fight
I'd seen that gif before but I just noticed the sunglasses...
Mar
24
answered Low kicks vs high kicks in street fight
Mar
23
comment Non-sexist equivalent of “Man up” within the dojo
Guys (can I say that in a thread about sexism??!!), please take extended conversation to chat, or even write an answer! I'm cleaning up comments and I hate doing that because a) it's hard, and b) someone will think I'm censoring them when I'm not.
Mar
23
comment Non-sexist equivalent of “Man up” within the dojo
Guys, take it to chat if you want to continue discussing this (and be nice to each other). I'm commencing a comment cleanup......
Mar
22
comment What is the difference between a Teacher & an Instructor?
I don't really think your edit adds much clarity because what you mention is specific to what happens where you train.
Mar
21
revised Swallowing hurts after BJJ neck restraint
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Mar
15
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Mar
14
comment Is the following position realistic in any fight?
Related: martialarts.stackexchange.com/q/539/70
Mar
14
revised Gloves for longsword sparring
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Mar
14
answered How to fight and control equipped motorcycle driver
Mar
9
comment How to escape from a sankyo grip?
@Bankuei can you summarize some of those comments into your answer? I can then clean up the discussion.
Mar
8
answered How to escape from a sankyo grip?
Mar
5
comment Is the following position realistic in any fight?
@css1971 I've taken the liberty of starting the process of merging the user6807 user with you. It should be complete in the next 24 hours or so.
Mar
3
comment How to properly initiate or use karate( any style that uses the beginning blocks since they're actually grappling techniques)grappling techniques
@css1971 Yeah, soto uke (and some other basic "blocks") are in few katas. It makes for a simple and easy to communicate/understand example though.
Mar
1
comment Shotokan Karate front stance - weight is over the front knee? Or centre?
I absolutely agree with you but just to be nit-picky and semantic I think your first and last sentences need to be refined: stances are static and prescriptive but it is a mistake to think you only stand/fight statically in stances. Your movement is dynamic, stances are finishing positions, they are part of the delivery of a technique (after which you move on). Stances are static but everything around them is dynamic. But still a good answer :)
Mar
1
reviewed Reviewed Do ninja follow the bushido?