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Top new questions this week:

As a beginner, how many classe(s) a week to take?

First a bit of background: I am a runner and I do a fair amount of weight training, I am thus in good shape but very stiff.My aim is to reach a basic level. I am a serious and methodical practitioner ...

asked by runlevel0 3 votes
answered by shadowbane 7 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the difference between Muay Thai and Kickboxing?

Where I am (Southern California), I see many gyms list Muay Thai and Kickboxing in the same line as if they are closely related or the same thing. I even had one guy I called at a gym say, "they're ...

muay-thai kickboxing  
asked by Dave 7 votes
answered by Tony D 9 votes

What strength and conditioning exercises are used in tai chi?

Nearly all martial arts have some form of supplemental strength and conditioning exercises. Karate has hojo undo, boxing has road work, Brazilian jiu-jitsu has ginastica natural. These can be more ...

strength tai-chi  
asked by Dave Liepmann 7 votes
answered by Wudang 1 vote

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 3 votes

Best to learn for self defense: Wrestling, Boxing, or Jiu Jitsu

I did a season of folk wrestling in high school. This was about 5-6 years ago. I'm trying to diet and exercise properly to reach my low body fat goal. Also, I want to learn some basic self defense. ...

brazilian-jiu-jitsu self-defense boxing wrestling  
asked by CyberneticTwerkGuruOrc 3 votes
answered by Sardathrion 9 votes

What are good solutions for MMA training with half long hair?

I basically always cut my hair right at the moment when they start getting into my eyes when training. Now I want to try and grow my hair to a half long - long hairstyle. There are some solutions I ...

training grappling mma  
asked by Bart Burg 7 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 8 votes

How do I increase hip flexibility for round kicks?

In the process of doing a round kick, or roundhouse kick, you need to turn your kicking leg over, to be perpendicular with your body. When I do this I loose significant height on my kick and can ...

kicking flexibility  
asked by Swift 13 votes
answered by stslavik 12 votes
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