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Aikido vs MMA - real sparring

This is a follow up post to yesterdays post about Tai Chi vs MMA. As I said in the last post, I thought the Tai Chi guy took way too much damage if the point of it was to discover if Tai Chi worked in an MMA environment. 110 more words

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Full contact Tai Chi. A painful lesson in reality.

A video clip has been doing the rounds on the Internet recently about a “Tai Chi master” called Lei Gong who accepted the challenge of a Chinese MMA fighter/coach called Xu Xiaodong to an actual fight. 912 more words

Fight Mom

One MMA fighter I haven’t paid much attention to is Michelle Waterson, “the Karate Hottie”, who fights “Thug” Rose Namajunas in UFC211 tonight. The winner of which will presumably challenge the formidable Joanna Jędrzejczyk, who I have… 248 more words

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Life Hack: Brush your teeth in a Horse Stance

We brush our teeth twice a day, morning and night. It’s a ritual that we don’t really think about, we just do it. But how about this for a little life hack? 726 more words

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CAD ... touching the Surface

New year, new tablet, new CAD. CAD by touch on the Surface Pro 4 is interesting. On the face of it the Surface is an ideal ‘CAD on the go’ platform: plenty of processing grunt and good battery life. 882 more words

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Sunday Prep

What a Sunday it has been too!!! Got a 25 mile bike ride in, a 3 mile run and a 1000yd swim today. And it felt so good! 52 more words

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