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  1. Tony Dismukes liked jobo's post in the thread my new challenge.

    so, as I've gone public with my day dream, thought I'd better make a start and get a bench mark, I measured out 3 lots of a 100m in the...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:13 AM
  2. Tony Dismukes liked jobo's post in the thread my new challenge.

    , in a recent thread, I got a load of flac for suggesting that people should set challenging objectives and God forbid push themselves...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 10:56 AM
  3. Tony Dismukes rated drop bear's post Agree in the thread The ball of the foot is a lot stronger than I gave it credit for.

    There is nowhere for your heel to go. So I put pressure on the direction of the kick the heel won't move. The ball requires you to...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 4:09 AM
  4. Tony Dismukes rated Flying Crane's post Agree in the thread The ball of the foot is a lot stronger than I gave it credit for.

    I think people tend to use the kicks poorly in sparring. Often they square off and throw the kicks from a distance, without any setup....

    Mar 23, 2019 at 6:19 PM
  5. Tony Dismukes liked Danny T's post in the thread Kettebells for strength.

    64 here and do kettlebell training 4-5 times a week as a part of my daily training. Besides the exercises already posted I strongly...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:10 PM
  6. Tony Dismukes replied to the thread Remove pads before icing.

    You put your groin guard over your gloves? Wow, TKD really does do things differently. :D

    Mar 22, 2019 at 10:13 AM
  7. Tony Dismukes liked JR 137's post in the thread Some things beginners are learning that you don't think about.

    In addition to that, “Good job” is pretty much meaningless. They might feel good about themselves for a moment, but that’s as far as it...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:27 PM
  8. Tony Dismukes liked gpseymour's post in the thread Some things beginners are learning that you don't think about.

    Something an instructor (not in martial arts - in motorcycle safety) taught me years ago: If a student does something wrong, they...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  9. Tony Dismukes liked gpseymour's post in the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    I'd question why they are being asked to do the whole sequence when they don't know any of it yet. Why not start them with the first...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:24 PM
  10. Tony Dismukes rated Bill Mattocks's post Agree in the thread Some things beginners are learning that you don't think about.

    You can learn a lot by teaching, because new students will mimic you. Including your imperfections. What you don't notice in your own...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 4:28 PM
  11. Tony Dismukes replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    Yeah, I'm never going to pick on everything they're doing wrong. If I haven't perfected the technique after decades of practice (I...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 4:24 PM
  12. Tony Dismukes replied to the thread Sharing Space with another lineage..

    My gym has at least eight active BJJ instructors (brown and black belts) along with a few more senior ranks who don’t currently teach...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 4:08 PM
  13. Tony Dismukes replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    This is part of why I have a lot of ambivalence regarding teaching unarmed defenses against weapons. I have a reasonably solid...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:25 PM
  14. Tony Dismukes replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    Not sure I agree with this, depending on exactly how you mean that. Drilling with a compliant partner is absolutely a key step in...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 2:55 PM