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We like: 2004 Basic Conditioning Practice Taiwan

Next in our “men who hate trees” series is a classic by our teacher Mike Martello (RIP). Mike shows a series of conditioning exercises for hands, arms, legs, and body. Many of which you can also do with a partner. The key is technique and body mechanics, which you can clearly see in this clip. Like Mike says:
The idea is not hit the tree extra hard, but let the natural body weight of the limbs hit in repetition.
As Mike used to say: Enjoy objectively! Continue reading

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We like: Mike Martello about IMA

Jochen just published a nice post called “true words” sharing a nice comment/rant by Mike about Gongfu and IMA on his school’s blog: Training bei Bailung e.V.: Wahre Worte via Training bei Bailung e.V.

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