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    I have enjoyed the magazine over the years and...

    I have enjoyed the magazine over the years and have learnt alot in my journey by the histories of other SMA system that I was not aware of!
    Other than travelling to another state (Wisconsin) to get...
  2. The Shaolin fellow and his ilk always refuse to...

    The Shaolin fellow and his ilk always refuse to use what is useful, or, are incapable of telling/gauging what is useful. I would say that sanshou would be the best training regimen for those...
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    Professionals usually do not need coaches but it...

    Professionals usually do not need coaches but it depends on the age of the boxer/martial artist when they retire. After a certain age, perhaps 35 and maybe topping 45 years, most have ended their...
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    Not to blame Trump but his tenure is causing a...

    Not to blame Trump but his tenure is causing a 'whitewash" of institutions, who vision is to spread positive information but the xenophobes are turning it into an unmaneageable task with...
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    Reminds me of Oscar Niemeyer! ...

    Reminds me of Oscar Niemeyer!

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    Despite all the TCMA fanfare and up to the 1940s,...

    Despite all the TCMA fanfare and up to the 1940s, shuaijiao was still a better than average martial system and the many had experience with it when they served. Of course, those who used "big...
  7. Dayum! Yes! I am at a loss for words:D

    Dayum!
    Yes! I am at a loss for words:D
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    Shauijiao and sanshou has a more reliable and...

    Shauijiao and sanshou has a more reliable and objective criteria when subject to the concept of "pressure testing i.s. (seeing how the opponent stacks up to 'unknown" variables and how he reacts to...
  9. Thread: Zhang Weili

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    I am talking function and utility but Zhang Weili...

    I am talking function and utility but Zhang Weili would make a far better CMA just becaue of her 'ground and pound" conditioning, the reality of 2 person contact and the experience of touching hands...
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    They seem to be part of the chan si gong/silk...

    They seem to be part of the chan si gong/silk reeling exercise. I guess the yangshenzhuang may be part of the greater jibengong conditioning!:D
  11. Thread: Sex Bots

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    It is bad enough to get BSOD (blue screen of...

    It is bad enough to get BSOD (blue screen of death) on your terminal or just be kicked out but I can only imagine if your sex bot messed up, how will it end for the human?:D
    Machines malfunction,...
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    I saw a recent Wudang Temple showcasing elements...

    I saw a recent Wudang Temple showcasing elements of what may be called Parkour i.e jumping up and over walls, negotiaitiong narrow passage on top of steep cliffs.
    Real Kungfu:D (its essential...
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    I am glad that my teachers always taught not only...

    I am glad that my teachers always taught not only form but a pattern of understanding and rational observation to allow correct thinking and analyses.
    It is clear that the name Zhaobao relates to...
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    MCMAP is a hybrid training programme...

    MCMAP is a hybrid training programme incorporating elements of BJJ, Judo, Jujitsu, etc and it is 'formalized' to teach basic self defense. Prior to MCMAP, commands used those Marines who had rank in...
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    From my understanding, Fu Zhongwen was the one...

    From my understanding, Fu Zhongwen was the one responsible for spreading Yangshtaijiquan as is seen today but when the social climate 'improved', the Yang surnamed group took over.
    I am familiar...
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    "World famous" is not a criteria for the...

    "World famous" is not a criteria for the proliferation of a martial system. What is important is the skill and its enhancement with those who practice and 'revere' the art.
    Chen Xiaowang has showed...
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    People need to know the difference, the direction...

    People need to know the difference, the direction and the benefit, depending on choice of martial, gymnastic, dance or choreographed movement!
    They intersect at certain points of reference(s) but it...
  18. Thread: Beauty Pageants

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    There appears to be not many Asian women who...

    There appears to be not many Asian women who compete in that venue i.e. Ms America, Miss USA, Ms Teen USA, etc
    There are also levels of augmentation that some (more than others) go through to come...
  19. Thread: Running

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    When you start to run, your body is not...

    When you start to run, your body is not accustomed to the activity (actually your muscles) so you get tired quickly and you stop or else it could be dangerous. Then there is perceived exertion, where...
  20. Thread: Gwyneth & Goop

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    Image is definitely Everything! It goes a long...

    Image is definitely Everything! It goes a long way.
    As a sometime yoga doer:confused: the simplicity of it is wonderful but when I look at the various yoga magazine and journals out there, I can see...
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    That stuff sells! Images:D Illusion:D Hollywood...

    That stuff sells! Images:D Illusion:D Hollywood affiliation (on some levels):D etc all work within the marketing and capitalistic world of imagination and self congratulatory praise:confused:
  22. Thread: Vanguard

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    Dubai is a great place to film and movie...

    Dubai is a great place to film and movie production friendly. I believe Fast and Furious franchise filmed there a few years ago:D
    I used to go there for my R&R from Afghanistan. Check out Festival...
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    Manchu horsemen probably thought that Great Walls...

    Manchu horsemen probably thought that Great Walls make for great challenges! As Trump once said you can go over the wall, under the wall, etc to get through/over da wall! The best advice for a New...
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    Recently, they gave added a quasi named category...

    Recently, they gave added a quasi named category called 'Meditative Movement" to address how the physiological and mechanistic elements work regarding taijiquan.
    They have also addeed qigong and...
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    Shuaijiao can be applied to any martial system....

    Shuaijiao can be applied to any martial system. The throwing aspect just happens to be a specialty with those who are proficient!
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