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Confusion Between Academic Learning and Training the Body

When learning a subject in school, whether it be in first grade or for your PhD in college, one needs to use the higher brain functions to memorize terms or words or to understand concepts. However, a disconnect can sometimes occur when learning a physical skill that requires automatic actions. If we are to safely drive an automobile, we must do a few things without thinking about them. The idea of true multitasking has been debunked by scientists who study such things. The big brain can truly just handle one thing at a time and must continually shift attention back and forth in order to handle several tasks.

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MARTIAL ART UNIFORMS

In ancient times there never was such a thing as martial art clothing as you might expect. Style-specific martial art clothing only came into fashion when karate was made a sport in the early 20th century in Japan.

In today’s martial arts world, it is expected that one will have to purchase a uniform when joining a club or school. This makes it great because you will not have to sweat in your office clothes or risk getting those clothes damaged.

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