Your article regarding the vertical vs. the horizontal punch has been read by many Chinese martial arts people who disagree with you; I am one of them. It seems as though your experience in the internal arts is limited. Also, there are many advantages in the vertical punch that even an orthopedic doctor would agree with. I went through this whole thing when I was in Okinawa in the 1960's Eizo and his brother Tatsuo differed on the subject as well. Eizo, who was my Sensei preferred the horizontal punch, while Tatsuo taught the vertical fist.
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