"less is more" is my entire learning/coaching philosophy for brazilian jiujitsu. I'd rather have 20 attacks that i was phenomenal with, all of them basic, than a hundred different types of whizzbang crap that i can't ever use.
I can say that crosstraining benefits anyone because that's what i believe. No, it's not too broad. It's my opinion. If you don't like it, then we can simply agree to disagree. See how that works?
Good training to you.
Im saying that I contend that anyone could and would benefit from boxing.... he disagrees. He makes good points, and so do I. Therefore... we have met an impasse. So, I'll agree that we disagree and move on with my life.
NOT a blanket statement.... and I said I disagreed with him and we'd just have to agree to disagree. I don't have to point out ANYTHING about Danjo, as I didn't say anything about him in the first place.
It has nothing to do with whether or not their kenpo is lacking... it's that anyone can benefit from boxing. The conditioning, the timing, the defense, the alive training environment, learning to take and give hits/punishment.... anyone can benefit from this. And i honestly don't see how...
Is it just me... or does Frank Trejo look like he could tear a man limb from limb without any martial arts whatsoever????? I am impressed by his ability to move, and he shows a lot of natural athletic ability.
I have been teaching Kenpo for 15 years, and teaching/coaching brazilian jiujitsu for almost 10. It's "not in there". Alan is certainly correct. You MUST be training to fight on the ground to know how to fight on the ground... you cannot just "insert your favorite technique" and hope for the...