Anon
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Thrusting Targets in the Leg
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The quote indicates that in some situations (we nowadays would probably say something like "when adrenaline runs high"), there are wounds that sometimes go unnoticed. As extreme examples go, it is ...

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How do I improve my attack speed?
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Go slow. You need a partner who can work with you very well on this (though if you're both learning the drill, it's fine). Organize various sparring situations where your partner has initiative, then ...

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Controlling my emotions during sparring
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Don't play their game. If they're not thinking of the sparring with you as an exercise, they're not learning anything, and neither are you. Talk to your instructor about it.

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Criteria for a Martial Art to be considered as an olympic sport?
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This is kind of a short answer, but you can find out a summary of how it worked for Tae Kwon Do on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taekwondo_at_the_Summer_Olympics There isn't as much of a ...

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Why do martial artists "shout" in the execution of a technique?
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A proper 'spirited yell', or 'power exhale' or what-have-you actually is meant to activate the very core muscles, the abdominal band, and the tantien, one of the three main chi centers and the place ...

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Is weight training useful in martial arts?
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You'll want to take a look at The Four Hour Body. It's a good book that shows a lot of interesting tidbits about ways to use weight lifting. The short of it is - you can do it for size or for power, ...

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Is practising techniques on both the left and right sides beneficial or detrimental to martial development?
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You should practice both sides to develop neural connections faster. There is one notable exception, specifically: things that target the meridians as understood in Chinese Medicine. The body is ...

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What can one do to avoid entering a grappling situation?
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One of the very nice things about people who want to take you down is that they're usually very frank and honest about it. There's very little dilly-dallying going on. This means the energy coming in ...

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