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It's supposed to be a bit ;)

Like someone getting upset for losing a comp - they still beat the people who didn't turn up...

Training what you can when you can is all anyone can ever do - there's not many people who can devote all day every day to it (and even those fit in that statement anyway).

yeah i think the only people that devote all day every day to martial arts are professional fighters. i'm in no shape for that even if i had the time :D
 

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yeah i think the only people that devote all day every day to martial arts are professional fighters. i'm in no shape for that even if i had the time :D
Or people who run a full-time MA school. Even then theyre usually spending more time teaching than training.
 

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Or people who run a full-time MA school. Even then theyre usually spending more time teaching than training.

Teaching isn't training. And if you're teaching full time, I suspect you're probably training less than a lot of your students.
I know that I personally tend not to train on the days I teach. And this seems to hold true for others I've spoken to on the subject.
 

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ever since I quit using 8 years ago i've had a gut. I've been taking martial arts for around 3.5 years, and I still have a gut. I blame that partially on martial arts munchies. even when i trained Muay Thai and BJJ on the same day i didn't lose weight. idk i'm on a no carbs diet now seemed to help at first.... i just can't get rid of this damn gut!
Gut fat is the hardest for most people to lose.
 

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Teaching isn't training. And if you're teaching full time, I suspect you're probably training less than a lot of your students.
I know that I personally tend not to train on the days I teach. And this seems to hold true for others I've spoken to on the subject.
Agreed. One semantic point, the post he replied to said "devote all day every day to martial arts", which doesn't have to be training.
 
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Or people who run a full-time MA school. Even then theyre usually spending more time teaching than training.

what's crazy is that one of the instructors at my Krav gym, all the classes she teaches, including the cardio classes, she does the exercises with the students as she is teaching them! she's in seriously good shape
 

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what's crazy is that one of the instructors at my Krav gym, all the classes she teaches, including the cardio classes, she does the exercises with the students as she is teaching them! she's in seriously good shape
I and all of our instructors do all the warm ups, physical fitness, and stretching with every class we teach.
 
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