Need help regarding sparring

Discussion in 'Muay Thai' started by xPesky, Nov 2, 2016.

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  1. Tez3

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    I don't think anyone is sugar coating anything nor telling him he will beat everyone within 2 weeks, however if you use inaccurate and misleading statements you may well put beginners off. A lot of people who don't post on here read the threads and telling people that students are 'destroyed' in training isn't going to make them think of training any time soon. it also confirms to many that sports fighting is 'barbaric' and 'human cock fighting' etc etc, all those phrases they use when they want to ban it. Many of us spend a lot of time trying not to get MMA banned and to get local councils etc to allow MT and full contact fights, people with your 'destroy them' and 'I'm ard me' attitude just makes things harder. I'm sure you don't care though.
     
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    Welcome to MartialTalk, xPesky.

    Talk to the guys you're training with, ask them for advice/help in how you can improve. I used to be in the same boat, asked "How do you hit kick my butt so easily, what can I work on to change that?"

    My guess is they'll help you.
     
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    You're right I don't care I don't think they're going to ban mma because of my comment
     
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    You have misunderstood what I said. I said comments like yours only serve to confirm to those who don't like full contact sports what they think about it. It may not matter to you but for those of us who want full contact sports to carry on and to be see as the good thing we think they are it makes life just that bit more difficult. But as you say why should you care, you got what you wanted out of fighting, why worry about anyone else who wants to do it.
     
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    those boys you talked about... that punch you... they seem to like punching... try to spike they'r punch with an elbow, or doge/take one and close the distance for a clinch,knee or elbow them
     
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    From what you wrote I understood that it is a full power sparring you're talking about and not a technical (30% power) sparring. And if your khru matched you against a bigger and much more experienced fighters in a full power sparring then that's not a good coaching. The only thing that you can learn from this kind of an experience is that size and experience matters. But if it's a technical sparring you're talking about you can learn a great deal from it. Also, don't be too concerned about getting punched in the stomach and keep your guard up and protect your head. And if this situation repeats again and again just buy yourself a proper headgear - this will make you more confident facing a bigger and stronger guys.

    12 effective sparring tips
     
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