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    Older Martial Artists

    Its ok Im fine with it. I dont feel old yet but older for sure. I plan to get as much in as I can before its time for slow down.
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    Taoist Tai Chi?

    Very nice post!
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    Older Martial Artists

    I am 50, I still stretch every day. I still am able to teach and train 3-4 times a week. My wife is a yoga and pilates instructor who is 11 years my junior and keeps me busy hiking in addition. I can still pull it off at full speed and power for my 1-2 hour training sessions but I definitely do...
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    Older Martial Artists

    Lmao! Wait, what was I just laughing at?
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    Older Martial Artists

    Thats impressive! Good for you!
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    Older Martial Artists

    Good luck to you and speedy recovery.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Nonetheless, I find your post fascinating and your input is welcome.
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    Lmao! Thats a good one! I got to a Dr. Strong code in ICU as the 108 lbs. Craniotomy pt. Was climbing out the third story window to escape. When I asked him to return to his bed for his safety, he came back in and squared off with me in a fighting stance because he thought I was challenging...
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    Ethanol is my personal fave!
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    This is very descriptive. I appreciate your efforts. I am not educated enough to really grasp this equation. I do want to say that what I was trying to get to isnt how to strike harder. What I am interested in here is how each person describes how they experience or generate the energy that...
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    Often, the versed has an amorous effect on ladies over 40. Not sure why, but many of them seem to lose all inhibition.
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    Lol!
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    We never take it personal. I typically position myself on transfer so as not to catch a wild swing or groping hand. There have however, been a few rodeos. Its not ideal and I blame the anesthesiologist.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Lol not that way. Impossible for me to describe it accurately without 2 paragraphs of detail. Anyway I doubt anyone cares or wants to read that.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    I like to combo this with an overhead punch. I also use it in a 10 punch combination with cross steps and spin outs for training. Thank you for the detail.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Ok. It is very similar to my hanging punch. Some slight differences.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Similar to my hanging punch. Thank you.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Yes very similar. Palm up?
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Sounds like different name for same punch. does it look like hanging your hat on a hook?
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Do you have a video or picture of this punch just so I know what you are referring to? Please and thank you.
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    Leading senior citizens to the "Dark Side" - Right or wrong?

    That is kind of you to help. I am sure that other students appreciate your time and efforts. I like to see my students helping each other. My teachers did too.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Vertical downward back fist? I am only guessing here, but is that what I call a hanging punch? Do you have a picture or video for people like me that dont know what that is?
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Whats an EFI? Just kidding.
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    Leading senior citizens to the "Dark Side" - Right or wrong?

    My Sifu taught us Tai Chi Chuan as a martial art. I have 25 years of practice. I have visited many Tai Chi Chuan classes, very few seem to know what the postures are for or how to align the body to transition between them. Even fewer practice to learn the form to the right AND to the left. This...
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    Do you need to hate your attacker?

    Glad the ED gets them BEFORE they come to the OR. Bless you guys for the work you do.
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    The Mechanics Of Powering Your Martial Arts Movement

    Perhaps I have revealed my weakness here. One of many I suppose.
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