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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)


Feb
23
comment Correct usage of the title “Master”?
history.stackexchange.com/questions/1447/…
Feb
23
comment Are students with disabilities tested differently?
If you can find a way for them to be able to avoid non-grabbing attacks, I would be interested in finding out how. BTW, it does depend on the level of blindness the person has. Of course, you can test those methods by just putting on a blind fold... Maybe inviting accidents there.
Feb
23
comment Correct usage of the title “Master”?
You are most welcome.
Feb
22
comment Correct usage of the title “Master”?
Asking for more sources on history.stackexchange.com/questions/1447/…
Feb
22
answered How to overcome fear to jump?
Feb
22
comment Correct usage of the title “Master”?
Talhoffer is described as having the title of Maister in the Fight Earnestly book. I do not speak German so cannot point to the exact line in the text but the pdf can be found here: thearma.org/pdf/Fight-Earnestly.pdf Hope this helps.
Feb
20
comment How do I coach her mindset to better suit karate competitions?
+1 Very interesting question. Personally, I compete to learn more about the art I practice thus I do not tend to focus on winning. Would this help her?
Feb
20
answered Are students with disabilities tested differently?
Feb
20
comment Bokken and Jo Kata book
Ah, sorry. I meant that the kata will vary between styles of aikido: yoshinkan, shodokan, aikikai, iwama, ki, etc... all will have different versions of the 31 and may others. Shodokan has a 6, 18, 21 and 31 for example.
Feb
20
awarded  Beta
Feb
19
comment Bokken and Jo Kata book
All the kata will depend on which style you do.
Feb
16
comment Are there musical instruments which, when practiced, noticeably increase martial arts skills and performance?
@Trevoke: Sure. :)
Feb
16
revised How did the colour belt ranking system originate?
Added judo.....
Feb
16
answered Are there musical instruments which, when practiced, noticeably increase martial arts skills and performance?
Feb
16
answered How did the colour belt ranking system originate?
Feb
16
comment Harnessing emotion during sparring
Could you expend your answer a little? Just a link without background is bad form.
Feb
16
answered Balancing control and intensity in sparring
Feb
15
accepted Benefits of a formal senpai/kohai relationship within an Aikido dojo
Feb
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
14
answered How can I respectful​ly raise concerns about class difficulty level/teac​hing style at my club?