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by peter yates
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bosco's Strength Notebook by Harry Paschall
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Bosco's Strength Notebook by Harry Paschall

Hi Chris, exactly. Hoffman was not against muscles, just muscles for show only. Leiderman, Jowett, Klein, Inch etc. all emphasized building up the body first, eliminating weak links then using those muscles for lifting or other sports. Hoffman was the same until Weider came along and really promoted...
by peter yates
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bosco's Strength Notebook by Harry Paschall
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Bosco's Strength Notebook by Harry Paschall

Thanks Diane, I know that like most of what you post,this required a great deal of work. Paschall was a very interesting character and a main player in the iron game for many years.From what i can gather he was very much in favor of bodybuilding which he called 'muscle spinning' but with the provisi...
by peter yates
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Pull Up Push Up Routine
Replies: 11
Views: 1131

Re: Pull Up Push Up Routine

Hi Keung, yes that is a terrific yet simple routine with very limited equipment, thank for sharing.A big fan of 'Smoking Joe," so i should get his book. I always say "wherever your body is you have a gym." As a martial arts practitioner you are well aware of this. Doing Boxing as a kid the old train...
by peter yates
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast

Hi Keung, you will find a lot of David's articles in the library.He has probably written more articles, for more magazines than any other writer. In some cases he almost wrote the entire magazine, Ghost writing for the champs and under assumed names, much like Chas Smith did for Weider in the 1950's...
by peter yates
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Update on bench press training
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Update on bench press training

Hi John, i agree with Chris about the leg curl/extension machine. It is not the machine that causes problems but how people use it. In fact it can be a great way to rehab knee injury. The hold at the top can especially be beneficial,anyway slow and steady is the way to go. I read somewhere that when...
by peter yates
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast

Hi All, Thank you for the greetings and warm welcome. Harry Hayfield identified the British Army PTI for me Staff Sgt Moss. Hi Peter , I'm based in Britain currently but used to reside and work in China and Hong Kong for a while, I have studied quite a few Martial Arts such as Boxing , Southern Pra...
by peter yates
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Streamlines by Ramesh Balsekar
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Streamlines by Ramesh Balsekar

Thanks for posting Diane. I totally agree with you David. India has a long rich history of PC activity,Yoga being a part of that but there is much more. For instance the training of wrestlers in India is unique and produced some of the world's best. I am impressed how Indian practitioners took the i...
by peter yates
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Vince Black passing
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Vince Black passing

I have just heard the news that long time martial arts teacher Vince Black passed away suddenly on February 26th 2019. Vince was one of the top instructors of Chinese internal arts in North America and resided in Arizona. His early training was in the eclectic style of Kajukenbo with direct teaching...
by peter yates
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Greetings from Physical Culture enthusiast

Hello Keung, a warm welcome to the forum and thank you for introducing yourself. It seems you have a very well rounded interest in PC. Where are you located? Which TCMA do you practice? There are articles about Ron Walker in the library and if you have not subscribed yet i would encourage you to do ...
by peter yates
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Best Physical Culturists
Topic: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1930's
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1930's

Hi Harry, Well although Oscar was born in Cyprus it was due to his Father being in the colonial police.His father was British of Swedish ancestry and Oscar held British nationality. It is the same as those children born in Singapore or Germany etc. when their military parents were stationed in those...