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  1. gpseymour replied to the thread Hook punch.

    Translation: After two broken hands, even I can take the hint.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  2. gpseymour replied to the thread Hook punch.

    I think the upper arm motion is much the same as a downward hook (think of a hook coming over a glove guard). The rest of the arm is...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  3. gpseymour rated JR 137's post Agree in the thread Hook punch.

    I hit with whatever lands. I try for the first two knuckles, but targets move and so do I.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  4. gpseymour rated Dirty Dog's post Agree in the thread Hook punch.

    The major factors would be the intended target, and the range involved, with range being the more important of the two.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  5. gpseymour replied to the thread Hook punch.

    The first two knuckles, usually. I haven't paid a lot of attention, but just trying it out now (on the air, because air deserves to be...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  6. gpseymour liked Jaeimseu's post in the thread Escaping the clinch.

    If you’re training for competition, appropriately means preparing for the realities of competition. In a real match, you’re going to get...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:13 PM
  7. gpseymour replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    Yes, but that's not at all the same as the routine failure that's part of learning.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:11 PM
  8. gpseymour liked Buka's post in the thread Kettebells for strength.

    Danny, you never cease to inspire me. Right when I need it, too. Coming back from injury and illness can be a beach. You give me a...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 6:10 PM
  9. gpseymour liked Buka's post in the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    I never dealt with, or included, any failure while teaching my students. It was more of a "It's not how many times you fall down that...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 6:09 PM
  10. gpseymour replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    I think that's the same thing, said the other way. If you have the right attitude about failure, it doesn't feel like failure. It's just...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 6:09 PM
  11. gpseymour liked wab25's post in the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    Agreed. So why would you start a beginner with the following? Isn't that like asking the kindergartner to multiply and divide two-digit...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  12. gpseymour replied to the thread Failure: Pro's and Con's.

    You don't want to make a mistake, but you have to be willing to. If you never make a mistake, you're not doing anything new, not trying...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 6:00 PM
  13. gpseymour replied to the thread Asking To Test.

    Perhaps. My point was that if it's a big deal, they'll probably bring it up early. Otherwise, it's likely to be not a big deal.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 5:55 PM
  14. gpseymour replied to the thread Asking To Test.

    I would think in almost any school, if you ask about the plateau in learning (rather than why you're stuck at a rank), there would be no...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 5:54 PM