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  1. Wonderful. Everyone here recognizes that the...

    Wonderful. Everyone here recognizes that the patterns and lack of realism in the first video does not translate to a random, pressurized situation.

    Rhetorical Question: How many of you are going...
  2. Dale, I always find it intriguing how people...

    Dale,

    I always find it intriguing how people recall situations when they reflect on them in years past, and the conclusions they come to based on an incomplete picture. Nobody knows better than...
  3. And just what do you think I claim to be?? I...

    And just what do you think I claim to be??

    I never claimed, here or anywhere else, to have any kind of licensure in any kind of medical field. I never claimed to practice any kind of medicine,...
  4. Have we spoken on the phone already? I used to...

    Have we spoken on the phone already? I used to supply a few stores and schools in the UK, but its much better for everyone involved to just buy 10 or 20 herb packs at a time and make them up...
  5. Thread: Blocking

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    From the system I teach and train, all defensive...

    From the system I teach and train, all defensive material is "installed" in a reactionary framework. That is, there is no conceptualization of whats going on; no memorization, no back and forth...
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    I teach and train in Orlando throughout the year...

    I teach and train in Orlando throughout the year and am in the process of building a group in the area. If your friend wants to contact me he can email jpwhsv@gmail.com and Ill be happy to talk to...
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    Practicing your moves all slow is not a good...

    Practicing your moves all slow is not a good practice for optimal health either. How about some good cardio? Increase that stroke volume, eh? Stretch, do some yoga, eat well, lift some weights. ...
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    You can have excellent form at a given level of...

    You can have excellent form at a given level of speed and intensity; beyond which, it breaks down quickly. The goal is to continue increasing that level of speed and intensity that you have good...
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    NO. Training in slow speed is great for doing...

    NO.
    Training in slow speed is great for doing things in slow speed, and new students. If you want to be able to do something properly with speed, under pressure, you had better practice it that...
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    1. What regimen do you start your new students...

    1. What regimen do you start your new students with?
    Slapping the bag with 3-4 different hand formations. Repetitions and rate of progression are not fixed but depend on the person. I start my...
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    Hi Ginosifu, I didnt mean to imply that...

    Hi Ginosifu,
    I didnt mean to imply that "practices like iron palm dont work in real combat situations." Theres nothing about iron palm itself that makes it unusable. Let me try to elaborate a bit:...
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    The most effective martial artists Ive ever met...

    The most effective martial artists Ive ever met dont do any specific conditioning at all--that includes Thai-style shin conditioning. They just get whatever conditioning comes from actually training...
  13. Materia Medica for Martial Artists on Pre-Order

    Hi KFM,

    After what seems like forever, the Materia Medica for Martial Artists is finally on pre-order! Pre-order will last until approximately the end of the month and will remain on sale during...
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    When you are "in the zone" and youre dealing with...

    When you are "in the zone" and youre dealing with the situation instant by instant, then there really not need be such thing as a combo; that is, its not planned--its just the next strike you throw,...
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    Energy levels, etc aside: Being deprived of...

    Energy levels, etc aside: Being deprived of sleep, even just for 1 night, can have a noticeable impact in terms of your ability to properly and fully ABSORB what you are learning, regardless topic...
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    cfc106, Im down in Orlando every few months. ...

    cfc106,

    Im down in Orlando every few months. I have students that drive up from Miami to train with me. Ill be in Orlando again in May or June. When Im there, hit me up, Ill give you a free...
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    Well whaddya know, I fill this one as well! But...

    Well whaddya know, I fill this one as well! But Dale will beat my price... ;)

    FWIW, I have gathered some feedback on this formula from some of my students who have made their way through a...
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    Agreed. They dont really seem to care and in...

    Agreed. They dont really seem to care and in some cases even seem to be purposely steer away from them. Fact is, all the purported "secret" formulas seem to have been publicly published at some...
  19. Thread: Forms

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    Forms and other solo training methods are great...

    Forms and other solo training methods are great when you dont have a teacher, student, or training partner available to directly interact with. Forms for qigong, cardio, flexibility, cataloging the...
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    Hi Joy, Yes, I was in Tempe visiting a friend...

    Hi Joy,

    Yes, I was in Tempe visiting a friend about a decade ago, considering a move to the area, although I never actually moved there. We came by and watched one of your Wing Chun classes one...
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    Hi hix, I am located in Destin, only about 45...

    Hi hix,

    I am located in Destin, only about 45 minutes from you.

    I teach both martial arts in the area as well as Chinese herbalism concepts. Links to my websites are right below...
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    Sorry for the delayed reply here. As long as...

    Sorry for the delayed reply here.

    As long as the you keep that jar of Ku Yu away from light, extreme temperatures (heat or cold), and over-exposure to air, it should be fine for a few years or...
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    Theres nothing wrong with heating the alcohol...

    Theres nothing wrong with heating the alcohol before adding it to the herbs. This is not strictly speaking, "cooking the herbs" but it does help to jumpstart the aging process and should not damage...
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    Pad work Tabimina Balintawak style, circa 2003: ...

    Pad work Tabimina Balintawak style, circa 2003:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPf4pxDrdqE&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL7B71B1DE144223B4
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    If you created a system, are the lineage holder...

    If you created a system, are the lineage holder of one, are the top ranking individual, etc, then grand master seems to currently be the most common title in use, both inside of CMA and outside.
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