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  1. Da_AzN is offline

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    8/12/2006 9:18pm


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    Advantages of the small guy?

    Does anyone know any more advantages of being the small guy? I was told by this taller guy that he woulda RNCd me if I was taller.


    So what are other advantages of the little guy in a fight? Or are there no advantages at all and I should just train harder?
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    Posted On:
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    This has been discussed ad nauseam. There are no inherent advantages to being a small guy. You make of it what you will.

    I am small and I am faster than most people. Being small does not necessarily make this so however.

    I train like a mother f-er to have endurance so I can outlast my opponents. This is a product of hard work.

    I am flexable and can get in and out of crazy positions on the ground. That is due to genetics and also due to my stretching regiment.

    I am strong for my size. However this is because I lift weights.

    I would consider myself fairly tough, with a high pain tolerance and I fight tooth and nail. This is because I decided long ago to not be a ***** and grabbed my balls.

    Get the point? You are what you put into it. Now shut the **** up and go train you little girly man.

    Oh yeah, welcome to Bullshido... You are not THAT new but still new enough. Let me know how it goes.

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    Edit - Explain to me your MMA training. Just curious as I see this in everyones style field now.
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    Posted On:
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    I would say a good inside game or rather an aggressive inside game. Speaking as a tall lanky guy, a shrimpy lil somme bitch blitzing inside my range is a little bit frightening.

    You should train to diffuse any "advantages" you think a fighter would have.
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    Posted On:
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     Style: Hiatus for Gen. Fitness

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    All of your success stories will sound cooler. Whenever I do well sparring against someone, the response is "well, you are bigger than him." For you, it will be "damn, you whipped that big guy's ass."
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by CNagy
    All of your success stories will sound cooler. Whenever I do well sparring against someone, the response is "well, you are bigger than him." For you, it will be "damn, you whipped that big guy's ass."
    Where I trained in the late nineties my instructor used me as the nOoB and giant killer. I would always be the first person they sparred with and I guess it was to prove a point. It does make for some cool success stories for sure although it didn't always work out as planned. haha
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    only advantages i can think of are the fact that people usually expect less of you and that you have a lower center of gravity.

    oh... and one last one, by punching at your shortness, they might end up hitting your forehead alot thereby breaking their wrists. that no joke happened.
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    Being shorter gives a lower center of gravity (which has already been mentioned) therefore it should be easier to get you hip underneath someone when trying to execute throws.
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    Also when you're shorter you're closer to the ground so throws hurt less.

    And when out numbered on the street you can hide behind Fire Hydrants

    Plus you can easily straight blast taller guys in the groin

    Also when you're trying to escape with a magic ring it's easier to hide from black riders.
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    Posted On:
    8/12/2006 11:01pm


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    Its easier to do 540 spining kicks. Huge muscular guys suck at this.

    Smaller guys have less muscle in their way so they fight faster.

    Smaller guys can run under their opponents in a fight.If they do this enough, the larger opponenet will TKO himself because he is too dizzy to fight.
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    Posted On:
    8/12/2006 11:32pm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shard
    Smaller guys have less muscle in their way so they fight faster.
    I don't think the hindrance to bodybuilders' speed is big muscles, per se. It's the stiffness and tension that often results from heavy lifting.
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