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Dec
9
comment Cardio/ Jujitsu excercise without using legs
It depends on what the "hurt" is. You're not going to lose much stamina/conditioning if you take it easy for a week or two. For the jujitsu skills, practice them in your head while you're resting up so you stay up to date mentally.
Dec
8
reviewed Edit How are joints affected in the long term by martial arts practice?
Dec
8
revised How are joints affected in the long term by martial arts practice?
Lanuage, punctuation.
Dec
8
comment How are joints affected in the long term by martial arts practice?
@matt I think that physiology and physics are getting all mixed up. Recoiling as the kick lands is bad from both a physics and physiology POV - you've got force/momentum going everywhere as you recoil, which will also mean you're off balance and/or twisted. If there is recoil down the leg then that is energy that is not dissipating through the opponent. Retracting the leg after impact is not recoiling, hence my comment about terminology. In any case I think concentrating on just the knee/elbow is wrong - they don't take anywhere near the same impact as the knuckles (which are a joint).
Dec
8
comment How are joints affected in the long term by martial arts practice?
Maybe it's a terminology thing, but I would disagree with several of your assertions. A bent elbow while punching is not to avoid impact directly on the joint - it's to avoid hyperextension and to maintain control and focus (there's minimal or no benefit in letting the fist travel that 1/2 inch further). Also bending your legs and absorbing the kick force will lead to sloppy weak kicks - force you "absorb back" isn't going in to your opponent. Like I said, maybe it's just a terminology thing.
Dec
1
revised Punishment in the Martial arts
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Nov
29
comment Improving my back stance
Where is the pain? Is it the same both sides? Do you have the same issue both ways, or is your stance different from left to right?
Nov
24
comment What are effective self-defense martial arts for smaller woman
Hi, welcome to the site. Do you want self defence, or a martial art?
Nov
18
comment Problem with more senior club member
@NinjaArekku In cases like that you have to trust the senior student. If the beginner starts to look confused then that is a signal for you to step in. I've found that a little bit of tangential creativity can hook the beginners right in, too much line work and rote moves tends to bore them or be a bit tedious (remember that all beginners want to learn cool moves now, some creativity helps feed that need).
Nov
18
answered Problem with more senior club member
Nov
9
comment Soft/Energy drinks effects for tae kwon do players
How on earth will a soft (soda) drink hurt your flexibility? They will hurt your energy levels though because they will dump a huge amount of sugar into your system, which has many effects.
Nov
6
revised Starting my own HEMA club, any advice?
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Nov
4
answered What is this name of this kind of joint lock
Oct
15
comment Martial Arts wannabe accosting and threating neighbor who simply complains over parking issue
Currently this question is an anecdote about a neighborly dispute and is only tangentially related to martial arts. If the question can be improved to be more on topic then it can possibly be reopened.
Oct
12
comment Best Martial Arts For Home Training
Several related or duplicate questions have also been linked, you need to show how your question is different to those - having it specific to your body type or location isn't really sufficient. Your problem description is so general that the answer I would give is "Don't be there Daniel-san"
Oct
12
comment Best Martial Arts For Home Training
I'd encourage people to close this question as it is incredibly broad and promotes extended discussion and/or guessing rather than answers. Youstay: please break this down into specific questions - as you mention in a comment how to train and what to train are two different things. You must be aware that the SE network is Q&A based and avoids the extended discussion that you would find on a regular forum.
Sep
13
revised What is the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gi/no-gi controversy?
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Sep
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reviewed Approve Do I have a bad Wing Chun teacher and is Wing Chun worth it?
Sep
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Sep
7
comment Junior BJJ belts transformation when one becomes adult
@Saiqa Welcome to the site. You need to post this as a new question rather than as an answer on an existing question. If you do ask a new question, this is unanswerable in its current format. For more guidance see How to ask