1. Ivan

    What attribute do you focus on with your strength and conditioning?

    Ive been curious about what attribute people focus on when dedicating themselves to martial arts when they go to the gym. Personally, I am focusing on building up my chest muscles, so hypertrophy, as my chest is too small and makes my physique look uneven. In a few months when it has grown a...
  2. F

    It's Gotta be the Hips

    Hi there, First, a quick intro. I loved JCVD movies as a kid, and eventually convinced my parents to enroll me in classes. I trained in TKD around age 12 up to blue belt. In my late 20s I trained in Shotokan through the park district. Then I took a few months of boxing. Fast forward many...
  3. Ivan

    Research notes on building physical strength

    Hi again, I am making this thread to impart as much as I can on my knowledge of building strength. I have been researching different books on this matter and would like to share what I have found. I couldn't find a more appropriate forum "part" to post it on so I just put it on General Martial...
  4. Z

    Fa Jin Tai Chi Striking Power

    This is a video to share some fa jin play There is no particular technique being practiced, just the expression of hard jin (energy) into various parts in the body (begins about 1/2 through). I don't show any leg fa jin in this video, but that can be practiced in the same way. This kind of...
  5. A

    How is it possible? Kicking Magic Power?

    I'm always asked, but did not find out how this can be done so as not to break his foot