On a Video Posted on YouTube
BLACK BELT: I feel queasy just watching this! It’s titled “A lovely girl kicking concrete walls and hard trees to condition her shin.”
I know it works. We used bamboo stalks, but jeez, I do get queasy at the thought of it. Been years since, and my shins are still haggard and nasty looking.
Do not kick hard objects with a lot of force at the start. Gradually work different parts of the body that would strike an opponent. Do not hurt yourself.
In my opinion, this practice is archaic and dangerous. I know most are impressed by it, but I have different measures of strength and skill.
Easy way to shorten your martial arts career [with] stress fractures. Also, only works at one distance/measure. If the kick misses, recovery is almost impossible.
Utter nonsense. Wish I had never been duped into doing “shin conditioning” back in my fight days, although it’s nice being able to predict the weather with the varying amounts of pain now.
We are getting to see the finishing touches of years of dedication to conditioning. Many levels and much more objects involved in her development, including herbal treatments.
You have to be very careful with this. Otherwise, you can develop an unnoticed fracture that finally gives at the least opportune moment.
She will destroy her legs and feet. Take it from me, I have arthritis in both feet due to poor training techniques. Stop, please!
She be watching too much Kickboxer with JCVD.
Life hack — chopping off one arm at the elbow and sharpening it makes it easier to stab. No worries from TSA.