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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)


Sep
5
revised How do i fix my Berimbau?
Removed email and signature.
Sep
5
comment What martial art should I start with?
@Matt: You are most welcome. Good luck with your training.
Sep
3
answered Avoiding breath lockups
Sep
3
comment Avoiding breath lockups
@MarkC.Wallace: Does it matter to this question?...
Aug
30
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
An addendum to the question would be how to evaluate a potential school. This would be a question in its own right, possibly a duplicate, but certainly worth asking -- if no duplicate can be found...
Aug
30
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
How bad are you joints? Did you seek medical advice on how to fix them?
Aug
30
comment What are good martial arts for aging bodies?
Aikido has way too many joint techniques to be safe if you already have bad joints. Not sure if that is relevant or not to this question...
Aug
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Are martial arts suitable for a busy, IT professional?
Aug
24
comment Why drop the bokken vertical prior to a downstroke?
@MarkC.Wallace: Indeed, that is what I found as well and thus why I am not doing it. Also moving the bokken from the spine to vertical is a waste of energy.
Aug
24
answered Why drop the bokken vertical prior to a downstroke?
Aug
22
accepted Where can I find or how can I make a tailored white dogi for women?
Aug
17
answered War is a continuation of policy/politics/diplomacy by other means
Aug
17
comment War is a continuation of policy/politics/diplomacy by other means
+1 for quoting Clausewitz... And the question is a good one too!
Aug
16
answered Should political/religious discussions be allowed inside the training place?
Aug
16
comment Should political/religious discussions be allowed inside the training place?
Aikido and Omotokyo would be another example...
Aug
16
comment Should political/religious discussions be allowed inside the training place?
Could you define your terms? Do you mean politics as martial art organisation(s) politics? Do you mean religion as in boggly stuff such a ki/chi and other magic within martial arts? If so, could you edit your question a little as I think that would be very much on topic. If, on the other hand, you refer to politics and religion as outside of a martial art context, then you question is overly broad.
Aug
16
answered Judo gis for lanky players?
Aug
16
accepted Blocking with a katana blade
Aug
16
asked Where can I find or how can I make a tailored white dogi for women?
Aug
7
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the best way to stop a nose bleed quickly?