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Discussion in 'Standup Technique' started by Sergio925, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Sergio925

    Sergio925 White Belt

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    hi, i have a problem i train at a fairly new gym been there since the opening, im close friends with the owners, but i have one problems i have out grew there class for muay thai its super easy, My kicks are amazing or so i have been told, there no match for my age group, there are fighters but there pro, no one my level im 14 almost 15. i love helping people out but i all i do to train is do my workout now kick constently for hours at a time, or elbows or any strikes. im always at the gym so maby thats why i gotten good. any tips for workouts?? i done it for a year now. I started getting Pvt train by there staff but there no one to really sparl any tips?
    thanks
     
  2. Boxer123

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    A 14 year old who has been training for 1 year and you are the top at the gym? If you are that amazing spar with the pros then Mr. Fantastic.
     
  3. td82394

    td82394 Brown Belt

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    Well, just keep in mind someone's always going to be better than you. But if you've learned all you're kicks and punches and defense, then well, learn them again. But if you feel that your gym is just too small for you, then respectfully explain your actions to your Kru and get his permission first, then find another gym. You can always go back and visit when you feel like it. Damn, though, I wish I was an ace at muay thai like that.
     
  4. pliftkl

    pliftkl Green Belt

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    Don't mess with a good thing. If kicking a lot has made you good at kicking, keep doing it.

    Alternatively, you can get a job, and start saving for a trip to Thailand, where you can fight 14 year olds who are already professionals.
     
  5. thirteen

    thirteen Brown Belt

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    Start competing as much as possible.
     
  6. SAAMAG

    SAAMAG San Antonio Applied Martial Arts Group

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    I'm really surprised you arent getting more flak for your post. But that's a good thing because that shows some maturity the sherdog audience.

    A couple things come to mind; (1) You're 14--you haven't even developed fully mentally or physically, nor have your peers. (2) There's always room for improvement. Keeping that in mind will assure you always continue to improve. (3) There is always someone better, so if those better folks aren't at your gym, start seeking out others to train with and/or start competing.

    Remember, that being good comes from putting in the work, being great is knowing that there's always work to be done.
     
  7. Cannon_6

    Cannon_6 Green Belt

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    Thanks for registering just to tell us all how awesome you are.
     
  8. djason1988

    djason1988 Brown Belt

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    I'm in the same boat as you, and trust me the best fighters will never have anybody to train with. Start setting specific goals in your sparring sessions, like only hitting a certain spot or using a certain technique. Helped me a lot. Got to where I could tell somebody where I was going to hit him and how, and then proceed to do it repeatedly.
     
  9. Mr Fingers

    Mr Fingers Orange Belt

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    Why don't you just spar with people older than you? Ask your instructor if you can take the adult class. If you're as good as you say you are, the adult class should be a piece of cake.
     
  10. MuayThai2112

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    Keep practicing basics. No matter how good you think you are, i guarantee you're basics would still need work. How many fights you had?
     
  11. insomniacl

    insomniacl Blue Belt

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    Ask coach to let you spar with the 18-20 year olds, then maybe you can see how awesome your kicks are?
     
  12. WALKERmma

    WALKERmma Yellow Belt

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    wow......1 year really ??
    ur gym sounds pretty shit if your better than everyone in it with 1 year ....
    i started when i was 15 and after 2 years i trained up with pros i was the youngest one there

    if your good enough train up

    post a vid of your kicks so we can see for ourselfs
     
  13. Sergio925

    Sergio925 White Belt

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    There is no Adult class its all mixed. but thanks for everyone advice, the owner said to focus on bodybuilding instead of Training as much, what should you think? some more info i weigh 115, 5"7
     
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    I never ment to mis guide you into thinking i was telling you how awesome i am, I disagree im not awesome i just try my best as any other Martial Artist.
     
  15. EffeKt

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    You should stop being so awesome.
     
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    vid or it didnt happen
     
  17. thirteen

    thirteen Brown Belt

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    Start fighting some smoker matches (informal club vs club).
    Your coach will be able to organise things.
     
  18. Connoisseur

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    Well, assuming you're telling the truth, you need to move to a more advanced class. If that means going to adult classes, then do it. If you really are a prodigy/ gymrat, then you should be able to hang with bigger guys, and they won't be trying to knock your head off sparring either.

    Aside from that, think about taking some amateur fights if you think you're ready. If you want to fight MMA, start training wrestling & jits as well; join the wrestling team at your school if possible.
     
  19. SAAMAG

    SAAMAG San Antonio Applied Martial Arts Group

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    Now it's getting weird. Your muay Thai instructor is telling you to bodybuild and your class has kids training with adults? I find it highly improbable that a coach would say or do either.

    Post up a vid of the training and your kicks...it'd be interesting to see some of the footage.
     
  20. NuTzOnSwOll

    NuTzOnSwOll Purple Belt

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    ????????????

    WTF ??? why the hell does he need the gym owner's "permission" to leave ?

    this isnt thailand where the gym pays for your food/training/upkeep and owns you.

    If you do wanna leave , say sayonara or not , and leave.
     

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