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Every post made to the Stick Chick Blog (www.thestickchick.com) in one convenient place! Blog about the martial arts, martial arts culture, fraud, and humor. Pins from prior to 10/10/18 links are broken - we have moved to a new server.

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Read this while they'll still let you - 7 Secrets of the Martial Arts REVEALED!

Seven Secrets of the Martial Arts REVEALED

Read this while they'll still let you - 7 Secrets of the Martial Arts REVEALED!

Another entry in what I'm starting to think of as "the plague diaries". Wow, that's cheerful.

Training In The Time of COVID-19 Pt. 2

Another entry in what I'm starting to think of as "the plague diaries". Wow, that's cheerful.

She wants to know about all the alternatives versus learning what's in front of her. It's THAT GUY: What-If Guy!

THAT GUY: What-If Guy

She wants to know about all the alternatives versus learning what's in front of her. It's THAT GUY: What-If Guy!

Think your martial arts training is perfectly realistic? Think again.

The Myth of Realism

Think your martial arts training is perfectly realistic? Think again.

Getting the most out of the arnis / eskrima / kali / escrima drill "Sinawali" - part 1.

Sinawali: Getting the Most Out of It pt. 1

Getting the most out of the arnis / eskrima / kali / escrima drill "Sinawali" - part 1.

My week in the martial arts for the week ending 1/22/21.

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 01/22/21

My week in the martial arts for the week ending 1/22/21.

I wasn't thrilled to study this at first, but today I'm super-excited to get back to studying a Big Stick - a staff!

Back to a Big Stick

I wasn't thrilled to study this at first, but today I'm super-excited to get back to studying a Big Stick - a staff!

Every so often, claims like "Martial arts is too dangerous for kids" will make the rounds, said by people who know nothing about actual martial arts training (what they know comes from movies & tv and MMA fights) and are guessing based on statistics and a projections of what might be the worst possible outcome. Those claims are wrong.

No, the Martial Arts Do Not Pose a "Serious Danger" for Kids

Every so often, claims like "Martial arts is too dangerous for kids" will make the rounds, said by people who know nothing about actual martial arts training (what they know comes from movies & tv and MMA fights) and are guessing based on statistics and a projections of what might be the worst possible outcome. Those claims are wrong.

What I saw and did in the martial arts for the week ending 1/15/21.

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 01/15/21

What I saw and did in the martial arts for the week ending 1/15/21.

Hey, martial artists, you HAVE remembered to get yourself registered as a deadly weapon, right? If not, I can help you out with that!

Have You Registered Yourself as a Deadly Weapon?

Hey, martial artists, you HAVE remembered to get yourself registered as a deadly weapon, right? If not, I can help you out with that!

As hard as COVID-19 has hit the martial arts world, I'm more optimistic about our future than you might think.

Training in the Time of COVID: Part 11

As hard as COVID-19 has hit the martial arts world, I'm more optimistic about our future than you might think.

This little cue can really help when teaching people the Modern Arnis 12 Angles of Attack - or any time where it's important to know when to use a forehand, or a backhand...

Four Hand

This little cue can really help when teaching people the Modern Arnis 12 Angles of Attack - or any time where it's important to know when to use a forehand, or a backhand...

How my week in the martial arts went for the week ending 1/8/21.

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 01/08/21

How my week in the martial arts went for the week ending 1/8/21.

"Cobra Kai" does a decent job in demonstrating that martial artists are, in fact, raging nerds. Mohawk or no mohawk.

The Nerds of Violence

"Cobra Kai" does a decent job in demonstrating that martial artists are, in fact, raging nerds. Mohawk or no mohawk.

Now that 2020 is dead and gone, here's my martial arts plans for 2021. What's yours?

Martial Arts Goals 2021

Now that 2020 is dead and gone, here's my martial arts plans for 2021. What's yours?

It's the end of the year as we know it... and I don't feel so great.

It's the End of the Year as We Know It

It's the end of the year as we know it... and I don't feel so great.