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14 votes
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622 views

To prevent injuries, how do you discourage people from using excessive force?

11 votes
2 answers
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What is the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gi/no-gi controversy?

11 votes
2 answers
413 views

What is a good BJJ book for someone familiar with groundwork but not BJJ?

9 votes
1 answer
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Under what conditions would you prefer o-guruma to ashi-guruma?

8 votes
2 answers
290 views

What is the etiquette for practicing with more experienced partners in BJJ?

8 votes
2 answers
281 views

Did Ueshiba successfully explain his aikido knowledge to his students?

8 votes
3 answers
4k views

How do you prevent/mitigate finger injuries in judo/bjj?

8 votes
3 answers
575 views

Is it expected that all training stances/positions will have direct fighting applications?

8 votes
8 answers
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What is a grandmaster?

8 votes
1 answer
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How many international judo competitors throw ambidextrously?

8 votes
1 answer
800 views

How do mixed martial artists select their stance lead foot?

7 votes
2 answers
263 views

How does gripping with the thumb spoil foot movements?

6 votes
0 answers
323 views

Why are Judo's Seiryoku Zen'yo Kokumin Taiiku exercises seldomly practiced?

6 votes
3 answers
3k views

Who are Tori and Uke?

6 votes
5 answers
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Why do fencers point their back foot to the side in the en garde position?

6 votes
3 answers
496 views

Is there a way to reliably attack only a bent elbow joint with ude garami (Kimura, Americana)?

5 votes
1 answer
324 views

Is there a canonical resource for the classification of Judo mat techniques?

5 votes
2 answers
742 views

When/why was the list of Kodokan Judo throws and ground techniques recently expanded?

5 votes
6 answers
741 views

What is a fast way for a beginner to experience qi unambiguously in their own body?

5 votes
1 answer
541 views

Is the way US military academies teach boxing atypical with respect to concussions?

5 votes
2 answers
178 views

How do you help students "empty their cup" to learn a new technique?

5 votes
1 answer
164 views

Why is judo's Katame-no-Kata so free-form relative to Nage-no-Kata?

4 votes
2 answers
153 views

How can beginner adults overcome initial nausea when learning rolling falls?

4 votes
0 answers
139 views

Does "do" v. "jutsu" naming reflect Daoist influence?

3 votes
1 answer
995 views

What does "smash" mean in BJJ?

0 votes
1 answer
213 views

What does it mean to be rooted, and how is being rooted different from being balanced?