Hey everyone, I did some light sparring this morning in my boxing class and I have to be honest....I did terrible. My partner realized his jab was too fast for me and I ate about 4-5 jabs in our short session. They weren't painful but they were stunning me for a split second each time and I couldn't see where his next punches would come from. I tried blocking by putting my gloves closer together but ended up just turtling after the first jab got through. Yes, I'm new to sparring and I do pretty well with blocking other shots but that jab....I ate it for breakfast. p.s. I'm a short fighter, about 5'7 and my reach is 71".