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I have been training for the last 20+ years in a Okinawan derived style called Bushin Ryu.

In that time I've also dabbled in some other arts and had the good fortune to train under some excellent people.


Aug
9
revised What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
typos cleaned up....
Aug
9
comment What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
I've merged your second answer back into this one as it was a reply (multiple answers should be separate and distinct, capable of standing individually). Check it over and edit it as you see fit.
Aug
9
revised What are the purposes of martial arts forms?
merged additional answer
Jul
30
comment What is the most efficient way for a beginner to improve his posture?
You will spend years learning the correct posture and positions. This is perfectly normal.
Jul
28
reviewed Edit suggested edit on What is the oldest documented Eastern Martial Art that is still practiced?
Jul
28
revised What is the oldest documented Eastern Martial Art that is still practiced?
I have written the key points which are discussed in the video,
Jul
26
comment How to build up endurance when rolling?
@ChristopherPerry Excellent suggestion - BCAAs are great for recovery and could really assist the turnaround time between workouts for the OP.
Jul
13
comment How should a college club train for MMA?
+1 - #3 is going to be hard for them to avoid :)
Jul
8
revised What Kung Fu styles originated from Southern Shaolin?
added blockquote
Jul
8
awarded  Talkative
Jul
7
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What exactly is Kalaripayattu?
Jun
28
comment What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
+1, excellent answer.
Jun
28
comment What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
@DaveLiepmann You absolutely don't need references simply to disagree with me, not at all. Regardless of my opinion on the subject the answer is low in quality - it makes some bold assertions and offers nothing to validate those assertions (there is no indication of Juann's level of skill and/or experience except in the comments). I am simply encouraging him to improve his answer, especially as it is the marked answer. The post notice that I added fits this scenario perfectly, especially as it is a contentious subject.
Jun
28
comment What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
Juann I'm aware of the studies and their results, I'm simply encouraging you to cite them and include excerpts where possible or relevant. As you will know we also discourage extended discussion via the comments, if you want to continue I've created a chat room for it: chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/9438/qi-power Alternatively you could seek clarification via the MA Meta site.
Jun
27
comment What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
Your viewpoint is diametrically opposed to some of my experience, hence the request for citations. You make some assertions which need context and/or references; i.e. you need to include that it is your opinion or experience. You've also neglected to answer an important part of the question - has it been scientifically investigated? Any answer that dismisses something that is the basis of a 3000 year old medical practice and is at the root of several of the more ancient arts needs to include references to studies and established sources.
Jun
27
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is Qi power and has it been proven to exist scientifically?
Jun
18
revised What is Jason Bourne's fighting style called
deleted 64 characters in body
Jun
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Looking for cheap cutting material for tameshigiri practice
Jun
17
comment What choke holds or submissions are safe enough for a beginner to practice?
Hi, welcome to Martial Arts.SE. On this site we encourage questions that produce factual and definitive answers - we try to avoid questions that lead to lists, extended discussion, or answers based purely on opinion. I've rephrased your question title to fit with that objective.
Jun
17
revised What choke holds or submissions are safe enough for a beginner to practice?
edited body; edited title