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Martial Arts Tools of Impact: Magnitude And Power

This is the fourth article in Reader Week II. Author Mark Anthony Ly is the owner of the Combat Tactic Group and is a kinesiology specialist. In this post, Mark discusses the idea of understanding the relationship between magnitude and power and how martial artists can use them to increase their striking effectiveness. ————————————————————————————————————————— [...]


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How to Turn a BOB Bag into a Makiwara

One of the most classic training implements of karate is the makiwara. The makiwara seems simple enough on the surface – a piece of wood stuck into the ground which karateka punch over and over again. However, the value and application of makiwara training is hidden away within that simplicity. The actual construction of makiwara devices [...]