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Voluntary or involuntary action in response to another's action

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Is it possible/beneficial to erase the natural "flinch" reaction completely?

By "flinch reaction" I meant flinching and closing your eyes/blinking when you see a strike thrown at you (especially your face). Is it possible to erase the natural "flinch" ...
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Can you ever reduce your reaction time?

Can you ever reduce your reaction time? As a martial arts practitioner, you can learn to spot certain tiny movements of your opponent ahead of their attack and start your countermove earlier, but your ...
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How to test teacher's ability?

The nature of teaching is that the student trusts the teacher to have the skill that the teacher teaches. This is usually proved by the teacher being authenticated, probably by having reputation or a ...
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Can meditation improve someone's reaction time?

I want to know applications of meditation for martial arts. Specifically, I am asking if meditation can help me to enter a flow state (be in the zone).
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Practice focus at home

I have found from some past street fights that I go blind when I am angry. Let me explain: I am 5'8" inches tall, 80 kg or 176 pounds, 33 years old and I am not fat, not so fit (I can run for 15 ...
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Ways for restraining an "automatic aggression response"

I have little hope for an answer, but would like to hear your ideas: Yesterday evening I went visiting my dear old ma. She lives at one of very best neighborhood of Tel-Aviv - Very quiet, very secure....
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