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What do we need in our Martial Arts FAQ?

This is going to be quite tricky, a lot of it revolves around giving quick easy guidance on whats on topic and whats offtopic. The main thing is to give the broad topic areas, eg Things related to ...
Keith Nicholas's user avatar
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Question about running/jogging?

I am looking at improving my cardio work outs and am looking at running -- not a shocker so far. However, I am interested in the most time efficient way to improve cardio and avoid injuring myself in ...
Sardathrion - against SE abuse's user avatar
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Is martial arts history on-topic of off-topic?

In the same nature of whether firearms are on-topic or not, are questions about the history of martial arts on-topic or off-topic? I feel that for a niche subject, questions about history should be ...
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Are Questions About Treating Injuries Off Topic?

Thinking specifically of Whats the best way to stop a nose bleed quickly? which raises the question: At what point does the treatment of injuries (as opposed to the prevention of injuries) get to be ...
David H. Clements's user avatar
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Topicality of "What martial art should I practice" (and similar suggestion questions)

One thing that we are starting to see are variations of the question of "what martial art should I practice." For example: Is aikido a good addition to Karate? Or shoud I go for jiu-jitsu? Which ...
David H. Clements's user avatar
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Lion dancing - on topic or not?

Chinese martial arts schools also perform lion dance in addition to practicing their style. It is a cultural dance in which two performers mimic a lion's movement underneath a lion costume. I've seen ...
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What exactly constitutes "general" versus "specific" injury treatment?

This is a narrower extension of my previous question on injuries based on further some of the further discussion around this question on a specific injury received during sparring, and the content of ...
David H. Clements's user avatar
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Are questions related to running martial arts classes on-topic?

We seem to have determined that training advice is on topic, but what about questions related to the running of your own dojo? I don't mean questions of book keeping or similar, but specific problems ...
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UFC, MMA, BJJ - Rules questions

There is a sports stackexchange. Should we redirect questions about 'rules' and such to that stackexchange... ? Or do we accept that, while not martial-arts-questions, they are martial-arts-related ...
Anon's user avatar
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Amend the FAQ to allow for high-quality style comparison questions

A recent question from a brand-spanking-new member got closed for being 'not constructive'. At the time of closing, it was because he violated a specific edict in the FAQ: that one must not ask which ...
Dave Liepmann's user avatar
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1 answer
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"What [style] schools are there in [location]?"

Is it acceptable to ask which schools teach a specific style in a certain area, or is that too localized? e.g. "What Wing Chun schools are there in Yorkshire, UK?" or "Recommendations for Hapkido ...
Nick's user avatar
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Are questions about specific martial arts matches on-topic?

Related to, but I think reasonably distinct from, Is martial arts history on topic?: are questions about specific martial arts matches on-topic? For example, an SE about chess might reasonably allow ...
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Extent of Equipment Questions

We now have a few different equipment questions, and I'm wondering the extent to which we want to allow these. There are a few categories of question, e.g.: Maintenance/Repair (Proper way to take ...
David H. Clements's user avatar