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Martial Arts Training With Joint Injuries (Part 3)

Final part in a series of posts looking at coping with martial arts training when you suffer joint pain. Continue reading

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Martial Arts Training With Joint Injuries (Part 2)

Continuing on from (and inter-related to) the advice given in Part 1, this post looks at joint alignment in the stances to reduce pressure on the knees/ankles so as not to further aggrevate joint injuries in martial arts training. Continue reading

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Martial Arts Training With Joint Injuries (Part 1)

Having suffered with joint injuries myself, especially to the knee, I know how frustrating it can be and the limiting impact it can have on your training. I have found some very minor adjustments in training which have helped me … Continue reading

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Diaphragmatic Breathing In Martial Arts

Diaphragmatic breathing is used in karate, kung fu, tai chi, taekwondo and other traditional martial arts. However, many martial artists do not completely realise the full extent of its importance. Find out how it actually helps us on a number of different levels. Continue reading

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Do Our Training Methods Damage Our Bodies? (Part 2)

This post follows on from an earlier popular post, looking it whether martial arts training or good for us, or does it damage our body. Continue reading

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