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Martial arts club politics

I've been training for a few years in karate and enjoyed it so far. Unfortunately, club politics has crept in and it's now become pretty unpleasant to train there. Relations with our head sensei - ...

training  
asked by user2784840 6 votes
answered by Sardathrion 8 votes

Extra training to avoid new injuries

I cracked the fourth toe a year ago and now every other training in judo or bjj it hurts (even though I am taping it together and avoiding foot sweeps). The doctor says there is nothing you can do to ...

brazilian-jiu-jitsu judo injury  
asked by belarus28 3 votes
answered by Bankuei 1 vote

Is there a reason why wing chun is uncommon in MMA

Is there a reason why Wing Chun is uncommon in MMA? An expert in Wing Chun might do really well as opponents would have a hard time finding training partners (like Lyoto Machida and Karate). perhaps ...

wing-chun mma  
asked by drawde83 2 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 9 votes

In terms of MMA, what is a back kick?

In orthodox stance, I pivot my rear foot and hips to my right, so my back is (almost) facing the target, then fire my front leg with the heel side (mostly) up. Another variation is stepping your lead ...

kick mma  
asked by user193661 2 votes
answered by slugster 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why do martial artists "shout" in the execution of a technique?

When I see people doing forms, participate in competitions, or break blocks of concrete or wood with their hands, they are always vocally expressive in what they are about to do. What names do this ...

technique  
asked by Matt Chan 23 votes
answered by stslavik 26 votes

What are the belt colors of Tae Kwon Do in order?

What are the belt colors of Tae Kwon Do in order? Also could you add the degrees, I have had a hard time finding a reliable site?

tae-kwon-do belt  
asked by itlookslikeimaqueen 1 vote
answered by The Wudang Kid 4 votes

What are the benefits of learning weapons?

This is kinda a tangent of my benefits of training to fight multiple attackers question. Although I have some opinions of my own, my experience with weapons training is currently very limited, so I ...

training weapons  
asked by harmlessdragon 6 votes
answered by Jonathan Eunice 6 votes
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