232759 Bullies, 3604 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 11 to 20 of 98
Page 2 of 10 FirstFirst 12 3456 ... LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. Eldarbong is offline

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    637

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:13pm


     Style: I request to be banned

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Interesting. I What about boxing vs muay thai? I think that would be an interesting debate to explore.
  2. Goju - Joe is offline
    Goju - Joe's Avatar

    I am a Ninja bitches!! Deal with it

    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    7,857

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:16pm

    Join us... or die
     Style: Improv comedy

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Boxing makes you retarded, Muay Thai makes you retarded AND gimpy
  3. UpaLumpa is offline
    UpaLumpa's Avatar

    Exasperated.

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Descending into absurdity
    Posts
    6,977

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:20pm

    supporting member
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by goosetherumfoodle
    As far as I can see no one has put forth any convincing arguments to show that boxing is more technical then bjj.
    Tom did. Massively restricted targeting options and tools require a much greater refinement (TECHNIQUE) in utilizing those tools.
  4. UpaLumpa is offline
    UpaLumpa's Avatar

    Exasperated.

    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Descending into absurdity
    Posts
    6,977

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:20pm

    supporting member
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I don't totally agree but whatever.
  5. Tom Kagan is offline
    Tom Kagan's Avatar

    Dark Overlord of the Bullshido Underworld

    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    New York, NY USA
    Posts
    5,602

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:24pm

    supporting member
     Style: Taai Si Ji Kung Fu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by goosetherumfoodle
    As far as I can see no one has put forth any convincing arguments to show that boxing is more technical then bjj.

    Limiting options requires the few remaining choices a person can use to be raised to a level of technical proficiency well over and above a more permissive rule set. Queensbury rules mean you can't decide to clinch and pull guard because your opponent is better at stand-up. Your only alternative is to to raise your ability to box and punch with power to the next level.


    Edit: UpaLumpa beat me to it. And, Soju - Joe has 't3h correct' on Boxing vs. Muay Thai.
    Last edited by Tom Kagan; 5/07/2007 9:27pm at .
    Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.

    "Your calm and professional manner of response is really draining all the fun out of this. Can you reply more like Dr. Fagbot or something? Call me some names, mention some sand in my vagina or something of the sort. You can't expect me to come up with reasonable arguments man!" -- MaverickZ

    "Tom Kagan spins in his grave and the fucking guy isn't even dead yet." -- Snake Plissken

    My Bullshido fan club threads:
    Tom Kagan's a big hairy...
    Tom Kagan can lick my BALLS
    Tom Kagan teaches _ing __un and bigotry?
    Tom Kagan: Serious discussion here
    Lamokio asks the burning question is Tom Kagan a ***** or just cruising for some
    I'm Dave the gay Kickboxer from Manchester and I have the hots for Tom Kagan
    TOM KAGAN, OPEN ME, THE MKT ARE COMING FOR YOU ! ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH TO MEET ?
    ATTN TOM KAGAN
    World Dominator 'Kagan' in plot to lie about real Kung Fu and Martial Arts
    Tom Kagan just gave me my third negative rep in a day
    I am infatuated with Tom Kagan
    Tom Kagan is a fat balding white guy.
  6. FictionPimp is offline

    Sexiest Punching Bag Alive

    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    2,147

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:26pm


     Style: BJJ/Judo/Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I find doing anything where I'm not laying down more complicated.


    I guess I'm just that damn lazy.
  7. Fighting Cephalopod is offline
    Fighting Cephalopod's Avatar

    Submitting 1d6 Investigators per round

    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    new jersey
    Posts
    2,981

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:31pm

    supporting member
     Style: ZHOO ZHITSU

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    It depends on what you mean by "harder".

    I think boxing and BJJ are about equally technical, but boxing is a bit "harder" because you have to enact that technique much faster than you do with BJJ.

    Doing things quickly in BJJ certainly /helps/, but you can do things slowly if you have sufficient control. I'm sure everyone here (who's taken BJJ) has at some point rolled with a higher belt who was rolling slow and soft and kicking your ass anyway. No matter how good a boxer you are, you're not going to be throwing jabs in slow motion. It's a faster situation, which demands more split-second decisions on technique.

    There's also the fact that although you can get hurt much worse in BJJ (I've been injured far worse in grappling than I ever have in striking), over the course of a /normal/ roll you're not actually going to experience that much pain. In boxing you are being punched in the face, and it takes a while to get used to that. Some people never do.

    I don't think one is superior to the other overall, and they both require a lot of hard work and talent to become good at, but there are definitely aspects in which boxing is significantly harder than BJJ.
    Undisputed KING OF ASSHOLES.
  8. Teh El Macho is offline
    Teh El Macho's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Porcupine/Hollywood, FL & Parmistan via Elbonia
    Posts
    11,762

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:33pm

    supporting member
     Style: creonte on hiatus

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by FictionPimp
    I find doing anything where I'm not laying down more complicated.


    I guess I'm just that damn lazy.
    your girl says you are boring. :tongue3:
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris
  9. Goju - Joe is offline
    Goju - Joe's Avatar

    I am a Ninja bitches!! Deal with it

    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    7,857

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:45pm

    Join us... or die
     Style: Improv comedy

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by fatherdog
    There's also the fact that although you can get hurt much worse in BJJ (I've been injured far worse in grappling than I ever have in striking), over the course of a /normal/ roll you're not actually going to experience that much pain. In boxing you are being punched in the face, and it takes a while to get used to that. Some people never do.

    While I agree that BJJ can cause more daily injury, the repeated blows to the head in boxing scare me more in the long run. There have been several different posters here who have stated they stopped boxing because it caused the to stutter or some other temporary mental impairment.

    I have heard it discussed that the punch drunk slow speaking PRO boxer gets that way not so much from the beatings in the fights but in the constant banging necessary for hard sparring to prepare and train properly.
  10. Bayou is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Louisiana
    Posts
    102

    Posted On:
    5/07/2007 9:52pm


     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Am I the only one impressed by the fact that this guy can roll for an hour straight of hard sparring without even being winded? I get gassed after five 3-min rounds.
Page 2 of 10 FirstFirst 12 3456 ... LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.