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Technique identification in a wrestling match

On youtube, this is titled Jouko Salomäki vs. Hans Fell. In this match, you should notice that there is a huge skill disparity between the smaller man and the bigger man. The bigger man is ...
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I'm overweight and rather young, and I want to lose a bit. What should I do?

I think your anxiety and self-esteem are your primary enemies. This is a very real thing for you, I know. I get it. And it's not something you can just snap your fingers and get over. You're a highly ...
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Can a 60kg fighter fight in the heavyweight bout in boxing or wrestling?

According to the Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association, which I think follows the same rules as the Olympics: A wrestler can choose to compete in the next higher weight class, except for the ...
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Which martial arts exercise helps to reduce weight?

Weight loss is highly individualistic. What works for some doesn't work for others, and vice-versa. Consistency is the most important thing when it comes to exercise and health in general. So if you ...
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How to defend a shoulder charge?

Shoulder charging someone is a very basic way to attack. The attacker is committing their weight forward, and simply not being there is probably sufficient for them to put themselves on the ground. ...
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Is weight class related to injury risk in combat sports like MMA or boxing?

This appears true as measured by brain damage in boxers. The following is the excerpt from the "A neurologist's reflections on boxing. V. Conclude remarks." by Unterharnscheidt F. Clinical and ...
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What scientific basis is there to support that our centre of gravity should be the yongquan?

It's common for people to stand with their knees straight, with their center of mass over the heels. When one is in this position, one can be collaquially "caught flat-footed", where one is ...
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Which martial arts exercise helps to reduce weight?

Anything that has cardio as part of it should suffice. This is a one that I have heard a lot about https://www.taebo.com/ there are forms of Cardio kickboxing that I have participated in as well ...
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Average height of competitors for each weight category in Judo?

The following study recorded average height (as well as other body measurements) for a sample of national/international level male Brazilian judoka: This study compared the anthropometrical ...
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How to defend a shoulder charge?

From the perspective of my current style, Capoeira, this is typically either an entrance into tesoura, or an attempt to push you back to get the distance for one of the straight kicks (with the added ...
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How to defend a shoulder charge?

A shoulder charge generally leaves the charger's groin incredibly vulnerable and ripe for exploitation. A quick step to your attackers exposed side, followed by a hook punch or knee to the groin can ...
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How to defend a shoulder charge?

Going to attempt an answer to try to get this one moving. Happy to get thoughts on any of these strategies: First would be to try to evade towards the opponents back and then use their forward ...
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Which martial arts exercise helps to reduce weight?

Martial arts are the wrong vehicle for weight lose. First, muscle weights more than fat so hard martial art training will make you gain weight as you build muscle. Those muscles will be specialised ...
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