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The End of "Styles"

Every martial art made is based on how the human body moves using human structure. Even if the style is tiger, crane, praying mantis, or monkey, it is still just a human “style” mimicking animals. The tiger stylist only mimics the tiger but can’t bring down a water buffalo anymore than the crane stylist can dunk his head into a lake and pull out a fish in his mouth.
In nature you see them as the siverbacks protecting his troop, antlered stags protecting unantlered doe’s and young, mother bear protecting young from male bear, stallions protecting against wolves and mountain lions, hippos that have tamed crocodiles to the point where baby hippos can swim freely among them. In humans there is the martial artist