flexibility

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    Hello Everybody!!

    I am 34 years old, male, and currently learning Ti Chi and learning Wing Chun. I havent taken any classes in person yet, but I firmly believe the cultural, historical, and spiritual aspects of any given martial art is essential in order to recieve the full benifit of its practice. I also have...
  2. ZockerSWAT

    How do I make my Legs more flexible?/ What do I need? (Muay Thai "beginner")

    Hello everyone! I am 14 year old, I weigh in about 56kg (~123 pounds) and I am 183cm (~6 feet) tall. In Germany, there arent any Muay Thai or some kind of MMA Gyms withing 1 Hour (The nearest is at least 3h). I allways have been pretty tall and I got pretty long arms as well, so I thought, that...
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    Kicking question: Combing Strength Training with Flexibility training.

    Hey guys, this is a Taekwondo related question because it will involve high vertical kicks. In a book I read called Ultimate Flexibility by Sang H Kim, he talks about how doing high kicks involves not only kicking drills but resistance and flexibility training. The question I want to ask is...
  4. Metal

    Flexing/bending the toes for kicks /dorsiflexion of the toe joints

    While this is not a TKD exclusive matter I still post it here since I'm a Taekwondoin on the one hand and it's an important aspects of basic Taekwondo kicks on the other. Flexing the toes, pulling or bending back the toes, dorsiflexion of the toe joint. However you wanna call it, certain...
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    Focused Flexibility by GMB Fitness?

    Hey guys, I found this website the other day called GMB Fitness. I came across it on my search for flexibility training, for the sake of my Taekwondo training. They have a program that is called Focused Flexibility that they are offering for a very big price, not a $200 big price, but...
  6. bobster_ice

    Rigorous flexibility training

    Hi all, It's been quite a few years since I have done any martial arts of any kind and in recent weeks I have refund my love for TKD. The problem is, my flexibility is terrible. I would say I am very good at it, as a sport but my flexibility is so restricted compared to what it used to be. My...
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    High kick effectiveness and form.

    I'd like to start out by saying I'm only trained in TKD past the white belt. My instructor never went over high kicks unless they were round house kicks, reverse round house kicks or side kicks. So I've never been sure if i should use the ball of the foot, the top or the heel when throwing a...
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