If there is any "secret" to breaking, it lies
in the conditioning process.
Conditioning is what allows you to strike powerfully
without incurring injury. The goal is to break a target
without breaking yourself upon it in the process. If
you injure your hand everytime you attempt a break,
you are not going to be able to progress very far.
tameshiwari does not involve blocking out pain. If your
hands are strong and your technique is good, there will
be no pain because there is no injury.
conditioning required to break a concrete patio block
can be accomplished in as little as three months with
dedicated training. The complete process of conditioning
can last a lifetime.
are two major methods of hand conditioning.
Simple, direct, can be done anywhere, hard
GUNG FU METHOD[click]
More involved, requires sturdy space, softer style,
very effective in shortest time.