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    Best thing you can do is ice and elevate for now....

    Best thing you can do is ice and elevate for now. Likely tendon tear - a good ortho can tell you after an mri whether it requires surgery or rest. I'm dealing with an lcl tear right now that has made...
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    Guessing Chris means the CSW grip. Should be able...

    Guessing Chris means the CSW grip. Should be able to google it.
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    Chris is it correct to think that without the overhook at the end the uke can force a north-south?
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    Alex, what are you doing with your neck -...

    Alex, what are you doing with your neck - extending/straightening it, or bringing your chin in tight when you put your head into the belly?
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    Everyone I've trained with in 10th Planet is very...

    Everyone I've trained with in 10th Planet is very different, but if you want to get a flavor for what that's like, look for the fall bootcamp in Rochester that Empire/Herzog organize. Mastering the...
  6. It's not about flexibility, the angles are...

    It's not about flexibility, the angles are fundamental, at least to start. Helpful video by Einstein.

    https://www.facebook.com/10thplanetEinstein/videos/1544130165883224/
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    I tore my left meniscus last year - felt a hell...

    I tore my left meniscus last year - felt a hell of a lot better the day after the surgery than the day before. If they have to operate, you just have to deal with the swelling/pain for a while. I was...
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    I started up mid 40s and I am not very flexible -...

    I started up mid 40s and I am not very flexible - except for hindu control there is not much I have run across that is problematic for me. Most of what may appear like it requires excess flexibility...
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    Are you pulling x-guard directly or transitioning...

    Are you pulling x-guard directly or transitioning to it from butterfly?
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    There is a sambo position that I think may be...

    There is a sambo position that I think may be called a "Russian knee bar" - it's sort of like the knee knot done from the saddle. There may be videos of it out there.

    Someone visiting showed it to...
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    Drill it and try to use it. Had a competition...

    Drill it and try to use it. Had a competition loss by two points last year due to getting stuck in weak side lockdown and not being able to get to anything useful - learned that lesson the hard way.
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    Was just discussing a Moscow visit with a 10p...

    Was just discussing a Moscow visit with a 10p black belt yesterday...
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    Can relate for sure and its very frustrating -...

    Can relate for sure and its very frustrating - especially since I've been working on technique and trying to be less strength oriented alot. Missed two paid-for tournaments from injuries this year. I...
  14. Big props to Alex for great instruction and...

    Big props to Alex for great instruction and creating a great club/team.
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    by Greg Pavlik
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    If you look at the hesychast literature...

    If you look at the hesychast literature (primarily collected in the Philokalia) there is a lot on breathing and body posture, but I think there is a universal consensus that is for someone who is...
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    I have a daily practice of silence based on the...

    I have a daily practice of silence based on the Orthodox hesychastic tradition - once or twice a day, essentially sit in silence for a period and repeat a short phrase, in Orthodox practice that is...
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    Trained in my 20s; picked back up in mid-40s:...

    Trained in my 20s; picked back up in mid-40s: world of difference. Aside from being slower, big difference is I lift, stretch and rest/recover in a very consistent way now and if I didn't I don't...
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