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  1. pokeroo is offline

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    Hey dude, where do you train?

    I talked with the general manager, and it turns out the "V block" is something our Kru invented. It is like you are doing len muay or taad mala with both arms at once and putting your elbows together. Yesterday we went over this block along with bringing it lower if you see a body shot coming. Anyway, this block will work in boxing but not so much in MMA as the gloves are too small to protect your entire head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pokeroo View Post
    I talked with the general manager, and it turns out the "V block" is something our Kru invented. It is like you are doing len muay or taad mala with both arms at once and putting your elbows together. Yesterday we went over this block along with bringing it lower if you see a body shot coming. Anyway, this block will work in boxing but not so much in MMA as the gloves are too small to protect your entire head.
    Your coach didn't invent it. He may have coined the term "V Block" but I've seen people cover like that for a very long time.
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    Pokeroo, where do you train? I may check a few places out.
  4. pokeroo is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Khun Kao View Post
    Your coach didn't invent it. He may have coined the term "V Block" but I've seen people cover like that for a very long time.
    Well just to be clear, my gym's owner/head coach didn't tell me he invented it. That was what the general manager told me. So there may have been some miscommunication about that.
  5. pokeroo is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2groggy View Post
    Pokeroo, where do you train? I may check a few places out.
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    Aw crap, I just took an advance striking discussion off track.

    Mods - sorry, cull if you must.

    Pokeroo - PM incoming
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    Culled. Also lol at the use of the term "invented"

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