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A quick review of a few of the science lessons you learned in high school is all you need to start generating more power in your strikes. The concepts — mass, velocity, momentum and so on — are basic and beneficial!

We have all seen martial arts demonstrations. A master squares off against his taller and heavier opponent, extending his arm until his fist stops a mere inch from the other man’s chest. Suddenly, the master’s fist slams forward with explosive force, throwing the opponent into the air. The foe lands in a pile 8 feet from where he stood.

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