Thread: kung fu physics
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Old 08-31-2005, 03:00 PM   #12
Eric Webber
Dojo: Aikido West Reading
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Re: kung fu physics

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Henry Brown wrote:
It would be great if someone did a similar treatment for aikido techniques!

http://www.kungfuscience.org/
We had a student with us who is now working on his PhD in Physical Therapy, he worked out the mathematical equation of why slapping the mat works in breaking one's high fall. Not that I need to know the math to be convinced it works I'll see if he remembers it and post it here.
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