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by Quadsquat
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A
Replies: 23
Views: 10085

Re: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A

thanks Ray and Peter very helpful , its good to hear that there is still hope for me , i will play it very carefully , last thing i need is a hip replacement i think as we age its inevitable that we have to become innovative with our training this is tough given we all grew up with the "squat is kin...
by Quadsquat
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A
Replies: 23
Views: 10085

Re: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A

oops I see you answered this question in the post above mine

as an alternative , any hints on ageing lifters with hip pain ?

Liam
by Quadsquat
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A
Replies: 23
Views: 10085

Re: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A

Hi Ray Here is a question for you What challenges have you encountered as you grew older and how have you had to adjust your training to accommodate these ? in particular as you move through your 60s I have just turned 59 and for the first time in over 45 years of training am finding squatting impos...
by Quadsquat
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A
Replies: 23
Views: 10085

Re: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A

Hi Ray Welcome to the HPC forums and thanks for offording us access to your many years of exerience at the top levels of powerlifting and bodybuilding I have many questions but will pace myself so you dont change your mind and head for the "door"! First iI need to recommend to other members your ebo...
by Quadsquat
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: bare knuckled fistfighting.
Replies: 15
Views: 10904

Re: bare knuckled fistfighting.

its more complicated then what it appears at first glance a bare fist can cause cuts and superficial damage to the face but a gloved fist can and does allow a constant hammering of the brain in the skull cavity in short the skull is designed to be more then a match for any bare fist so the changes w...
by Quadsquat
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Olympic History
Topic: Commonwealth Games 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 5260

Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

the standards are pretty good, i watched the M 56 kgs snatch comp this morning the highest snatch was 117 kgs a new CG record thats very good lifting im looking forward to watching the rest of the competition yes the awarding of individual Snatch and C&J medals hasnt happened for a while makes sense...
by Quadsquat
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Olympic History
Topic: Commonwealth Games 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 5260

Commonwealth Games 2018

the Games starts today , it seemed to sneak up this time round , i am used to major events taking place in July / August Here in South Africa we have 4 dedicated channels for the Games (our main pay satellite service ) i have already set my dvr to record the weightlifting (men) and athletics . All t...
by Quadsquat
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Olympic History
Topic: Powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games?
Replies: 3
Views: 4499

Powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games?

I heard on SA radio that our Powerlifting team for the 2118 Commonwealth Games is still to be announced I was a little surprised , do they mean the para athletes (bench press) or does the Commonwealth Games now include Power lifting as well as Olympic lifting? if so this is a very positive step forw...
by Quadsquat
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: When Violence is the answer
Replies: 1
Views: 3524

When Violence is the answer

A highly recommended book by Tim Larkin this is not a “how to book” in summary “technique kills, principles save lives” sound familiar ? some real life examples are given …i particularly like this one - a young lady is forced by her dad to take one of Tim’s classes while on a boat cruise , she reluc...
by Quadsquat
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Magic. Mysticism and Martial Art nonsense
Replies: 8
Views: 8721

Magic. Mysticism and Martial Art nonsense

My fascination with combat over the years has lead me to many a martial arts book but as reality started to dawn (before MMA blew the combat sports wide open ), i started my cynical review of self -defense literature One of my favorites is : Attack Proof “ by John Perkins, Al Ridenhour and Matt Kovs...