MMA boxing ftw

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  1. The Ripper

    The Ripper New Member

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    I dont know why but I noticed that people pick up boxing technique pretty quick. My streight and jab only needed some tweakin but I picked up the hook and upercuts relatively easily. All I have to do now is work out some of the kinks to it. Any one else have similar experiences. :coolugh:
     
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    Learning how to throw punches is only scratching the surface, those are the easy part. Combinations, footwork, defense are the real difference between being good and being a nub. I still consider myself a nub and I've been doing it a while.
     
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    yeah my defense sucks ass right now
     
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    The punches are the easy part... Learning how to use them in effective combinations, defense, footwork, strategy, etc take a LOT more time to learn and perfect...
     
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    hmmm i wonder how good ill get by august
     
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    darkjedi Muay Thai expert

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    anyone can throw a punch, but you need to learn to see openings and train to execute counters and assuming you're new - stop backing up and flinching like a poon when punches are thrown at you.
     
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    I dont ever back up thats my major problem I drive forward or circle. When Im circling im too predictable and when im driving forward Im just going in for a brawl. Sucks...
     
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    that's every beginners problem, myself included
     
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    yeah I see some people get hit and they star driving backwards trying to escape with me I start swarming them. Boxings new to me because really before I would be a long distance fighter. Id primarily use my jab and right as my only hand techniques and then use my kicking range to fight. Round house kicks and front kicks working people down and wearing them down to set them up for a take down. So now Im gonna focus on my striking pretty hard.
     
  10. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    yeah head movement is my biggest obstacle right now. mine sucks.
     
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    yeah im working on my slipping right now thats probably what im gonna focus on the most this week
     

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