Thread: Power punchers with no control
7/26/2010 9:05am, #11
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Well, obviously there's been a talk or two, but I figure as long as it's going to take him to figure out how to rein it in a little, I might as well learn how to handle people like that.
Thanks to everyone, I'll see how it goes tomorrow.
7/26/2010 11:53am, #12
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7/26/2010 3:05pm, #13
7/26/2010 3:49pm, #14
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Is he standing square or turned in? If he's standing like a boxer, show him why Muay Thai is a different sport, and kick his lead leg to ribbon.
7/27/2010 2:48am, #15
7/27/2010 9:30pm, #16
Plus, a lot of side standing fighters know how to deal with leg kicks. Its the art not the style that would make him eat leg kicks. A square standing boxer wouldn't know how to deal with them just as any side standing boxer.
7/28/2010 2:36am, #17
however, it does seem that guys who use a more square boxing stance tend to make an easier transition into mt."The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero projects his fear onto his opponent while the coward runs. 'Fear'. It's the same thing, but it's what you do with it that matters". - Cus D'Amato
7/28/2010 3:58am, #18
Most important advice is already given:
- sweep the leg
- never try to outbox a boxer: it hurts (speaking from experience)
One of the things that I learned from Savate and most other Kickboxing styles don't have (or don't practise) is kicking and boxing when backing-away. (no "created by the French jokes" please).
It works wonderwell in confusing your opponent, but it's more difficult than it looks.
Instead of backing-away and than moving-in for the kicking or boxing, the backing-away and then kicking/boxing have to be timed as one movement, it takes some training to get the timing right and than some practise to throw combo's while backing-out.
But once you get it, it's fun to give your opponent a false sense of victory by letting him gain territorium while he's eating a first set of hard roundhouse kicks, than see his expression change when he comes to the conclusion that he has been set-up and back-away while you come in with hard kicks.
Afterwards he will always hesitated when sparring with you, since gaining territorium =/= winning.Originally Posted by Jiujitsu77Originally Posted by HumanzeeOriginally Posted by jk55299 on Keysi Fighting Method
7/28/2010 9:28am, #19
I nearly got knocked out by an ammy boxer (12-1) last year when i tried to "just kick his leg". It turns out a good hook can counter a good leg kick :psyduck:. If the boxer has done just a few months cross training you'll need more than leg kicks.
Try conversation first, if it doesn't work at least people will remember you asking to go a bit lighter should it escalate."Boxing is the art of hitting an opponent from the furthest distance away, exposing the least amount of your body while getting into position to punch with maximum leverage and not getting hit."
7/28/2010 9:57am, #20
Unless the dude is way taller than you a hook really shouldn't be the same range as a leg kick.