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Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. Quid enim est aetas hominis, nisi ea memoria rerum veterum cum superiorum aetate contexitur? -- Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43BC)


Mar
23
comment Best martial art for a big guy?
I voted to close as over broad because you never tell us what your friend's goals in learning (another) martial art are. Military self defence? LEO self defence? Competition? Fitness? Having fun? ... What are they looking for? Without that, I can justify any martial art whatsoever as being the "best". That does include fencing, bow shooting, and jousting!
Mar
19
comment What glasses can I wear for martial arts training?
-1. This looks and smells like spam and even if it were not, it is subject to link rot.
Mar
18
comment Bottom leg Volta Por Cima
Welcome to the site! This is a nice question indeed and I do hope that you a good answer to it.
Mar
17
revised What is a good age to introduce children to a martial art?
Added link for reference.
Mar
13
wiki created kalaripayattu description
Mar
13
wiki created kalaripayattu excerpt
Mar
13
revised What exactly is Kalaripayattu?
Added new tag
Mar
11
comment Kyokushin in India?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is too localised.
Mar
10
reviewed Approve Muay Thai defensive techniques against grappling attacks
Mar
10
comment Muay Thai defensive techniques against grappling attacks
Thanks for the clarification and upvoted. ^_~
Mar
10
comment Muay Thai defensive techniques against grappling attacks
Your usage of the bold on sport seems to suggest a derision for the word. Am I right?
Mar
9
comment Muay Thai defensive techniques against grappling attacks
Do you know about clinch techniques? Not that I am not an expert in Muay Thai so the link might not be the best one around or it could be. I just don't know enough to tell.
Mar
9
revised What would be a good gym workout for a Muay Thai fighter?
Editted for style
Mar
5
comment Is this shaolin tutorial any good for self-study?
@slugster: Your comment should be an answer, and it should be the accepted one at that. ^_~
Mar
4
comment What would be a good gym workout for a Muay Thai fighter?
+1. Nice question, if maybe a little over broad. I edited your question slightly to make it easier to read. Let me know if I have changed your meaning?
Mar
4
revised What would be a good gym workout for a Muay Thai fighter?
Edit for English, style, and formatting.
Mar
3
comment Best moment to land a low kick?
@DaveLiepmann: When I train with a partner, I expect them to have my safety in mind. I am not doing martial arts to be beaten to a pulp, have my broken bones, my joints dislocated, and incur the risk of being either maimed or killed. If someone turned up to my club with the attitude to hurt their fellow members, they will be told to either change it right now or get out immediately. Surely that's not hard to grok? "When is a good time to land [specific technique]" is a great question, we agree on that. But that is not what is being asked here.
Mar
2
comment Baguazhang in India?
The tour and the help centre are on the "help" menu at the top right of the page. On the on-topic page, the first questions that should not be asked on Martial Arts is recommendations for schools or teachers in area X (too localized). Sorry to hear about your network connectivity, that does suck.
Mar
2
comment Baguazhang in India?
I absolutely get it. However, this site rules are there for a reason. It is therefore not the best place to ask this question. You might have more luck in either rephrasing your question in more general terms ("How can I go finding a X dojo?" although that might be too broad) or looking elsewhere. Alternatively, learn how to use Google...
Mar
2
comment Baguazhang in India?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is too localised.