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    What, your kata instruction involves a lot of...

    What, your kata instruction involves a lot of sticking the butt out?
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    One of my teachers was invited to a TKD dojo, and...

    One of my teachers was invited to a TKD dojo, and amazed the students (and probably irritated the teacher) by walking down the dojo wall, which was filled with pictures of general choi, and showing...
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    No kidding. I'd love to hear what experiences...

    No kidding. I'd love to hear what experiences Richard's had that make him think this true. Otherwise, I think I'm going to wholeheartedly agree with Mr Svinth.
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    One of the things I keep noticing in common...

    One of the things I keep noticing in common between N Korea and Iran is their love of taking hostages, like journalists or students from other countries, by arresting them and trying them for...
  5. Do you know what they THINK it means?

    Do you know what they THINK it means?
  6. My memory is that some of the jujutsu got...

    My memory is that some of the jujutsu got separated from the sword, and went on until Judo came along and absorbed them, and then lost a lot when it got olympicized. I think some of those schools...
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    It depends, I've seen some very sappy green...

    It depends, I've seen some very sappy green boards, with the sap drying on them, not break for anything people tried, until they went back to basics and settled down to punching. Fancy spin kicks...
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    Confidence. The ability to think through your...

    Confidence. The ability to think through your target. If your confidence fails, or if you punch at the surface of the target instead of an inch or so behind it, nothing's going to happen, and, as...
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    From my point of view, what it tests is your...

    From my point of view, what it tests is your ability to trust yourself, and your ability to strike through a target. If either of those is lacking, nothing breaks.
  10. Plus, don't forget that it takes time to set a...

    Plus, don't forget that it takes time to set a skill. The neural connections associated with it may not solidify for 2 weeks or so, depending. Thus, overtime may not actually help with some things.
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    Pardon the presumption, but this thread has been...

    Pardon the presumption, but this thread has been silent too long, so as one who got the last question right, I think, I'll post the next one.

    What piece of music is instantly identifiable by one...
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    Same way as the greeks invented a steam engine. ...

    Same way as the greeks invented a steam engine. They couldn't figure out what to do with it, and indeed didn't have the metallurgy to build a good one, but they did invent it...
  13. Oh, I thought it was FA, like, ehrm, "Sweet Fanny...

    Oh, I thought it was FA, like, ehrm, "Sweet Fanny Adams," so to speak...
  14. Fleming idiots?

    Fleming idiots?
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    I've seen Uror/Ord, Verdandi, and Skuld.

    I've seen Uror/Ord, Verdandi, and Skuld.
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    Other than possibly electrolysis, and I don't...

    Other than possibly electrolysis, and I don't mean the skin treatment, but metal plating, wasn't it supposed to be religious?
  17. It can't be priceless until the teacher leaves! ...

    It can't be priceless until the teacher leaves! Or changes his name! Besides, isn't priceless a bad thing? Don't you get your McDojo badge stripped for it?
  18. I don't understand what you mean by blood clumps....

    I don't understand what you mean by blood clumps. There are 2 ways I know of in which blood "clumps."

    One is metastatic cancerous cells clumping red blood cells around them while they travel...
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    My impression of arquebus and musket is that they...

    My impression of arquebus and musket is that they did a LOT of damage when they hit; they had rather large ammunition. The problem was that their accuracy and rate of fire were lacking. And every...
  20. Only way I can figure you falling down is if you...

    Only way I can figure you falling down is if you were really forebalanced. I've DONE that to someone, but they were trying to chase me at the time, and so their center of gravity was way forward of...
  21. True, but it's also a good idea to test first to...

    True, but it's also a good idea to test first to see if they've a good idea of what a fight's like. If you get a bunch of people who DON'T know how to fight, they start self-reinforcing some really...
  22. Yeah, I've been in a haunted house with a bunch...

    Yeah, I've been in a haunted house with a bunch of karate friends. We didn't knock anyone out, but some of them tried jumping out and were very surprised when we dodged and circled them...
  23. There's another one like that showing a guy...

    There's another one like that showing a guy dressing up as a scarecrow on halloween and scaring people who reach for the candy besides him. One guy, though, his lead hand went from the candy bowl to...
  24. That kind of testing makes you a pretty good...

    That kind of testing makes you a pretty good student, though. I've trained with someone like that, ex-Golden Gloves, ex-Vietnam vet. That's exactly why he trained with us, because that kind of...
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    Use the correct form of the verb, please. It's...

    Use the correct form of the verb, please. It's to ninj. I ninj, you ninj... they're ninjin.
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