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Dec
10
comment How to recover from (or defend against) pressure point strikes?
The effectiveness of acupressure is currently not well documented for any condition or see Edzard Ernst's site.
Dec
2
comment Gloves for longsword sparring
@DrunkCynic: A point well made. I shall add this to the answer.
Nov
25
comment Have you seen a fight between *top* Judo and Aikido practitioners?
@PhilipKlöcking: Clearly randori-ho has stages from very simple to full blown fights and complements traditional kata teaching. Nobody throws people into a pit and let them fight unless they are in a Conan movie. If you (and others) wanted to know more, I could I create a question about it and write an answer?
Nov
24
comment What are effective self-defense martial arts for smaller woman
I would not look for a style but for a school and a great teacher.
Nov
24
comment What are effective self-defense martial arts for smaller woman
Welcome to the site! What are your goals there? It is difficult to give a right answer with so little information: Why do you want to learn self defence? Is it because you live in Raqqa and need help escaping Daesh? Are you just worried about going out and being roofied? Clearly, those would require much different skills. Have you read no none sense self defence?
Nov
23
comment Have you seen a fight between *top* Judo and Aikido practitioners?
@DaveLiepmann: My I am not being clear today... ^_~ Bad: dojo practice Aikido like a cooperative dance. Good: dojo that practice against uncooperative opponents and might have competition be it MMA-style or not. Sad part is that too many people Aikido only has the bad and not the good.
Nov
23
comment Do Aikido wrist locks work against stronger opponents?
+1 Empty your cup. So much that!!! Note that the rest of the answer is good.
Nov
23
comment Have you seen a fight between *top* Judo and Aikido practitioners?
It saddens me that this is what people view Aikido as: nothing but fall for sensei. I have seen it. I have seen the exact opposite as well.
Nov
20
comment Learning Kung Fu - Resources
Having said that, if you narrow down your requirements, then this could potentially be a good question.
Nov
20
comment Learning Kung Fu - Resources
I am voting to close, because this is asking for a list of things which SO/SE is terrible at: what could be the best answer? This is a popularity contest with a huge sample bias.
Nov
18
comment how to survive not doing hardcore Judo after losing your ACL forever
Depending on how small your kid is: do something with them!
Nov
17
comment What does it mean to “chamber a kick”?
I always assumed that it is an analogy to putting a round into the chamber of a firearm: see this. Thus, to chamber something means to get ready to fire it.
Nov
16
comment What are the functional differences between the five main T'ai Chi styles?
Could you re-format your answer to be a little clearer and add some references? This could be a great answer.
Nov
11
comment kicked in the sternum - tips on healing, time frame? any lingering danger?
You got injured while training and did not seek medical help at the time, or within 24 hours, or even after that since it is still hurting. However, you gladly seek advice form utter strangers with (potentially) no medical training whatsoever? How does that make sense?
Nov
9
comment Dobok absorbs sweat
If you are concern about something relating to your health, of course you should go to see a medical doctor about it as soon as possible. Never, never, never take medical advise from the web.
Nov
9
comment Child with attention difficulties in my karate class
Welcome to the site! This is a superb answer, thank you very much for taking the time to write it.
Nov
9
comment Soft/Energy drinks effects for tae kwon do players
Would this be more at home on skeptics?
Nov
6
comment Child with attention difficulties in my karate class
Great advice, especially the last paragraph.
Nov
6
comment Child with attention difficulties in my karate class
@Mark: You make a good point. I shall reflect that in my answer.
Nov
6
comment Training on hard ground
Please do not accept an answer for at least 24 hours. It leaves room for others to write their own answers which could be much better than mine!