Page 7 of 7 First ... 34567
  1. #61

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    94
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    wen i spar i go hard but im used 2 sparring people twice my size =P anyways the number 1 rule is i hit u as hard as u hit me and if u dont like it cry about it

  2. #62

    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    18
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Amazing guide, thank you very much! The etiquette part is great... Specially when everyone respects it =P.

  3. #63

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Posts
    10
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Agreed! I am in the same position however, I have begun sparring. One of my friends I joined with at the same time is the same height as me and at the same skill level which is great, but considering we're both beginners, we aren't advancing that well!

  4. #64
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Great thread with some great advice. Something for me to meditate on before I go into my training today. Thanks!

  5. #65

    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Utah, USA
    Posts
    7
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I must first tell you that you did a great job on this guide and that you have my respect as a martial artist. You hit on many points that every fighter should incorporate in their training.

    "If you have the ability to back off or stop attacking on your own, then you are not utilizing the proper "fight focus" in your sparring."

    I am not convinced about this claim, would you please expound on it for me? I have always thought that being self aware, especially while sparring or fighting, is very important. This includes knowing how much damage you are doing to you opponent, as knowing this will help you to expose their weakness in a professional/amateur/tournament fight. Having this self awareness should allow you to 'back off' even in more aggressive sparring situations (like training for a fight as you were talking about). I know that you must have the proper mindset while fighting, but I do not understand how being able to back off would put you at a disadvantage.

    I think it is important to know that I have not fought professionally, so maybe that is why I am not understanding this. However, I have fought extensively for fun and in competition.

    Thank you in advance for spending time on me.

  6. #66
    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I agree. As a women you should have your hair back in a pony tail when sparring. It becomes a distraction when you should be concentration on the development of your attributes.

Page 7 of 7 First ... 34567

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
  •  

Log in

Log in
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO