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Posted On:8/05/2007 1:51am
Style: Kitty Pow Pow!!!
Knock her out and see what happens. Or you could work on your speed. You shouldn't have to use your superior power to beat up a little girl.
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Posted On:8/05/2007 3:04pm
Style: Kyokushinkai / Kajukenbo
Originally Posted by Eldarbong
I have had this problem but roles reversed. I have sparred with one girl who is much smaller, but is faster and seems to go all out hitting me when we spar. This is annoying, because I can't compete with her speed, but if I try and use my power I am scared of looking like an asshole.
Speed drills work. (jabs in mirror... FASTER!!! pause between strikes, then EXPLODE!! Pull your hand back faster...) etc etc. It's all in your mind.
"Preparing mentally, the most important thing is, if you aren't doing it for the love of it, then don't do it." - Benny Urquidez
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Posted On:8/06/2007 5:27pm
Style: Kung Fu Swordfighting
I've never done Muay Thai, but this whole thread has been reminding me of "that guy" at BJJ, probably new, probably a wrestler, who completely spazzes out and cranks on armbars. Personally, I'd rather have the sparring partner who's concerned about hurting me than the one who isn't.
Posted On:8/06/2007 7:38pm
I think those comparing concern in grappling to that in striking need to realize they are comparing apples to oranges. Puling punches is a lot different than cranking an elbow another few degrees.
Posted On:8/07/2007 12:50am
Style: chinese boxing
if you find yourself losing your temper backoff. hold your punches, not your speed. you dont want to hurt your training partner too much, unless youre training for a fight . these thing should be predetermined before sparring.
a friend was sparring someone who was training for a fight. My friend knocked him out, and he learned he was not ready to enter the ring. So all-out fighting was a good thing in this case.
Posted On:8/07/2007 7:51am
Style: karate and jujutsu
+I'm all for being concerned with your training partner's health - after all, if you aren't then someone's gonna get hurt and have to miss training.
Missing training = bad
When my folks pair up to spar, each pair sets the level of intensity/contact between themselves. The snake eaters know who they can let it all hang out with, the folks who don't want alot of contact feel safe.
What I really don't like are people who apologize when they are learning something new. Geez, if I thought you could do it perfectly the first time out do you think I'd have bothered to explain it?
Posted On:10/18/2007 4:12pm
Style: San Shou
Thinking back on it, I do say "sorry" a lot, but one time I puched a tiny woman in the stomach and floored her, so I'm still all man, right?
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