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  1. oni is offline

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    Boxing Defence to MMA

    Ive just recently started training with a MMA group and SERIOUSLY need to adjust my defence. Ive boxed for years and being a small, stocky guy generally take most of my opponents shots on the gloves going in and box from the inside. Obviously, this isnt the best idea with tiny MMA gloves... Can anyone reccomend any advice, articles, resources on adjusting my boxing defences to MMA? Ive started focusing on my basics again ie parrying and slipping and just need to know if im going in the right direction...
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    Hmmm, have you seen Rodney King's clips/concepts on "Crazy Monkey" Boxing?

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    Someone (I think Omega) referred one time that a hand stance similar to what the Kyokushin folks use feels/seems better when using the tiny MMA gloves as well. I'm just parroting stuff I've heard and read, btw.
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    I suggest you to ask your MMA instructor/trainer...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cullion
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    Not if he does it boxing style it isn't...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PointyShinyBurn
    Not if he does it boxing style it isn't...
    Well, he's at an MMA class now, so hopefully he'll learn about all the marvellous things he can do from a clinch which aren't done in boxing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonuzaba
    I suggest you to ask your MMA instructor/trainer...
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    yep, fair point, just wanted to get some views from you fine people...
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    I'd just use my forearms similarly to the way I used to use the gloves and leave my body more open as I entered.
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    not trolling, but you spelled defense wrong.
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