The centre of gravity vs the centre of buoyancy in martial arts

The centre of gravity vs the centre of buoyancy in martial arts

I’m about to explain the ‘principle of uniform pressure’. But first, I need to talk about something else first.The centre of buoyancy (CoB) is the average mass of an object. Whereas the centre of gravity (CoG) is the average effect gravity has on the object.So if I were to attach a bunch of styrofoam to my chest, my CoG would change very little but my CoB would change considerably more. The opposite would ring true if I replaced the styrofoam with a lead weight.Why is this relevant? Well your CoG is the thing your internal circuitry is trying to keep under control. Most of the time in martial...

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Why is Martial Art true Art?

Why is Martial Art true Art?

The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination. Law of energy efficiency: “Use as little force as possible” leads a Martial Artist to flow smoothly & move lightly like dancers (of course that Martial Artists need to be sharper, more dynamic & are probably in different state of mind.). Then, the Martial Artist create movements spontaneously as a proper artist. In the fight a Martial Artist often uses the right brain’s hemisphere (the holistic & creative; the left one is more linear). Bruce Lee calls it ’empty mind‘ or we also say: ‘going...

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Does McGregor practice Russian Systema?

Does McGregor practice Russian Systema?