Decoding Fight Science: Demystifying and Deconstruction the Woo in the World of Martial Arts

A session at SkeptiCamp Chicago 2013

Saturday 2nd March, 2013

3:00pm to 3:20pm (CST)

Do you want to learn how to project your chi into an energy ball that will send your greatest rival flying? Not here. Much of the “woo” that surrounds martial arts can be explained using basic, applicable scientific explanations and critical assessments. Observation, data gathering, analysis and re-testing are essential to all aspects of martial arts from basic moves to breaking solid objects.

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Jennifer Cross

Complex. Insecure. Dominant. Eclectic. Intelligent. Creative. Confident. Conundrum. Explorer. Black. Geek. Feminist. Skeptic. Writer. Human Being. bio from Twitter

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Time 3:00pm3:20pm CST

Date Sat 2nd March 2013

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