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Are there school-management questions that are not off-topic?

From help for on-topic questions: Questions that should not be asked on Martial Arts include: ... Business aspects of running a martial arts school (legal advice, retention, location, ...
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What is the difference between the power and strength tags?

I am working on filling out tag wikis and descriptions, but I am running into problems where I am not able to articulate differences. I have the vague sense that we use power and strength differently, ...
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Create tag for “Historic European Martial Arts”

I suggest historic-european. Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_European_martial_arts I found it missing for this question.
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Should the Shodokan tag exist?

There are 3 questions tqagged as shodokan, all to do with the Aikido style that Tomiki developed. Previously, it was agreed that breaking down Aikido styles in tags was unnecessary. However, shodokan ...
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Should we blacklist the medical-advice tag?

This particular tag was originally discussed here: Should we create a medical advice tag? Questions asking for medical advice are specifically mentioned as off topic, so to me it makes no sense to ...
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Why is there a `united-kingdom` tag?

Why does the united-kingdom tag exist? I would think that makes any question tagged with it "too localised"…
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Gi and dogi should be synonyms of uniform

The tags gi and dogi should be synonyms of the English version uniform. These are all the same concept, and all current questions tagged uniform are also tagged gi. I don't have the requisite answer ...
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Kick should be a synonym of kicking

This is an easy one. Please vote for synonym.
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How do protection, defense, and blocking relate?

We do not currently have any tag guidance for protection, defense, and blocking. These concepts overlap, and it's not clear when one of these should be applied rather than another. My best guess ...
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What is the expected relation of self-defense to real-life?

We have the self-defense, which a bit hazy in its definition. What is the relation of real-life to self-defense? Is there any self-defense situation that is not also real-life?
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Should the `self defense` tag be burninated?

At the time of writing, the definition of the tag is: Self-defense or private defense is a countermeasure that involves defending oneself, one's property or the well-being of another from harm. ...
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Are there romanization preferences for tags?

Are there romanization preferences for this site's tags? Do we have a system at all? Ju v. Jiu These are how site tags are currently defined: 柔術 jiujitsu (active), jujutsu (active) <- jujitsu (...
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What is the difference between the flexibility and stretching tags?

Is there a purpose for stretching other than flexibility? Is there a way to achieve flexibility other than stretching? Both of these tags have empty wiki entries and are rarely used. I propose ...
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The “injury” tag

Drake03 raised an interesting point regarding the injury tag in his question Can I attend my MMA class with a palm sprain?. What should it for? Note that we are not health professional experts, so ...
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How do tag wikis work?

So I recently received the privilege to add tags but I can't find anything on the privileges list that mentions when I'm able to update tag wikis? When does this happen?
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the kenpo tag wiki

Recently I made a contribution to the site. I added some information about the kenpo tag wiki. I noticed that both of my contributions where rejected by a certain user with the following reason ...
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Auto-remove of little used tags?

I noticed three questions which where tagged untagged What characteristics should I look for in a sensei? How does Bartitsu's "foot hook with a cane" technique work? What's the ...
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tomiki-aikido tag

Tomiki named his "style" (in as much as he named it) Shodokan -- References here and here. So, I suggest we add a couple of synonymous tags: tomiki-aikido, sports-aikido, and shodokan-aikido. Or ...
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Should we create a medical advice tag?

I've seen quite a few questions that have asked about accomodating martial arts practice to various medical conditions: What are good martial arts for aging bodies? Should I learn karate if I had a ...
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Style spellings?

Since many styles that are/will be discussed on this site are named using essentially Anglicized approximations of spoken words from Asian languages, how do we (or should we?) consolidate tags ...
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Tagging questions for kicking and flexibility

There are a few questions regarding kicking and flexibility. However, they are tagged with: flexibility kicking kicking-flexibility I propose to eliminate that last tag and only use the first two as ...
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Misplaced tag edit

I was editing the kata tag (or so I thought I was), but I didn't notice that it was linked to the forms tag. As a result I ended up editing the forms tag instead. I don't have edit priviliges, but my ...
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Proposed Tags: eastern-martial-arts and western-martial-arts

Since there are at times a necessity to differentiate between those arts generally considered eastern (karate, wing chun, muay thai, etc.) and those generally considered western (fencing, boxing, ...
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Should we use tag for federations?

Take Karate, there are styles like shotokan where exist more that one world federation. Should we use a tag for each federation (of course, when the question requires it; for example a question about ...
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Should different disciplines of the same art have their own tag, or share tags

Some martial arts have different disciplines that can be radically different arts, based on their regional and instructional origin. Should these have separate tags? Example: Shidokan can refer to ...
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Does the site need a “martial-arts” tag?

I've already removed the tag from the following questions: Best weight lifting exercise to develop a Wing Chun chain punch Where can I find critical comparisons of various martial arts? DIY and ...
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Should individual techniques have their own tags?

I noticed when this question was asked: What's the real difference between Ikkyo omote and Nikkyo omote?. That the asker created a tag for ikkyo and nikyo. Do people want to tag individual ...