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irving soto wants to set a world record:

SOKE GRANDMASTER IRVING SOTO IRON PALM PART- 3 / 24 INCHES STONE BREAK POWERFUL BREAK 02/24/2012

Record Attempt: 2 12 inch 12 inch per

Record Attempt

2 12 inch 12 inch per

Set On

February 24, 2014

Location

pleasanton , California

Info

GM IRVING SOTO ONE TOP IRON PAM

Schools of Iron Palm training are often divided into "direct" or "indirect." Both methods usually consist of striking progressively harder surfaces. Some practitioners also refer to their training as Nei Jing ("internal") or Li ("external"), this deals with the Qi energy or type of force (jin) used. In the "direct" method the hands are thrust into buckets or containers of the medium; the hands come into direct-contact with the substance. In the "indirect" method, the practitioner strikes bags or other containers filled with various materials. As training progresses, the bags or buckets filled with increasingly resistant substances starting with beans then sand, progressing onto gravel or rocks, then finally lead and iron shot. Practitioners can measure their progress based upon the number of strikes performed in a particular training session or by the amount of clock time spent training. Relaxation while training strikes and use of good Dit Da Jow medicine is imperative to proper success. Proper breathing is also essential for maximum effect/success Read more

Community Analysis

  • United States Josh Jones

    Josh Jones

    This something Ive been waiting to see, finally you have done a closeup on the break line. I will cast my vote as approve. Well done GrandMaster Soto. Great to see a fellow martial artist