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  1. PirateJon is offline
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    What do you take from boxing?

    Quote Originally Posted by Omega
    I do boxing through Kung-fu. I just watched boxer and adapted my striking to simulate some of the techniques. In a boxing situation it really sucks although I hold my own. In Kickboxing and MMA I do much better because of the feet.
    This got me thinking about personal styles, and about taking what you find useful. We all know boxing has some great aspects, but is high specialised and so limited. The real question:

    Do you personally integrate western boxing techniques in to your overall striking style?

    If not why not? If so, what did you take?
    You can't make people smarter. You can expose them to information, but your responsibility stops there.
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     Style: Boxing/Wrestling

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Boxing has the best punches, cross it with muay thai for all the other strikeing elements.

    But most of the time just muay thai will suffice.
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    Shovel hooks. Overhand right.
  4. ojgsxr6 is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Mostly punches and footwork.
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    A jab, a hook, a cross and an occasional uppercut, that's all the striking I have. If it wasn't for (rudimentary) boxing, I'd have no pugilistic game whatsoever.

    Boxing, helping striking-impaired grapplers since its' inception.
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  6. Ryno is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by PirateJon

    Do you personally integrate western boxing techniques in to your overall striking style?

    If not why not? If so, what did you take?
    Absolutely not. My jab, cross, bolo punch, overhand, hook, and uppercut are distinctly Filipino in style. :icon_cool

    Seriously though, you just can't do too much wrong with boxing style strikes, and the footwork is just makes sense for combat. It fits right in with the FMA weapons footwork. We use the shuffle pretty heavily with stickfighting, although it's just a hair more extended, and you keep your weight a bit lower. Still, it makes for an easy transition from weapons to empty hand.
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     Style: Yudo, Karate

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    Footwork and defensive techniques.

    Parry, slip, bob/weave, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by babo78
    Footwork and defensive techniques.

    Parry, slip, bob/weave, etc.

    same for me
  9. Emevas is offline
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    I use the parry and slip, but I wouldn't ever bob and weave. Too many knee in the face accidents.

    All the punches find their way eventually, along with the fact that I know I can take a punch to the face over and over again =P
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    You're a scrapper, I like that."-Ronin69
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    Boxing has done wonders for my balance and footwork. Everything about how I punch is also of course very boxing influenced (which gets me in trouble some times with the leg kicks).
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