In the Navy, one question is always paramount when considering the usefulness of a warship, "Does it float?" If a warship does not float, then its weapons systems are useless. When evaluating a fighting system, the paramount question should be, "Does it float?" Does the system protect you when you need it? If not, then it is useless.
When dealing with the “arts” part of the martial arts, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Just as in other arts, such as dancing, where some people enjoy ballet and others like to hip-hop, people have different likes and dislikes within the martial arts. Some people move quickly and gracefully so they enjoy soft styles that use graceful movements. Some people move slowly and powerfully, so they enjoy hard styles that use powerful movements.
- Next >>