Staying loose

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  1. pierce8468 White Belt

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    Does anyone have any tricks on keeping your body loose, while training? I do my best not to tense up, but I just cant seem to get loose enough. Do any of you have any tricks that have worked for you?
     
  2. fightingrabbit Banned Banned

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    breath/exhale.
     
  3. mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    Breathing's a biggie. More than anything, just keep going. It will come eventually.
     
  4. spid3yo Guest

    Try taking some extra time to stretch before and after you do your workout. It will help relax the muscles and keep them limber. See if you can grab a partner to help you stretch too.
     
  5. mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    I think he's talking about staying relaxed and not tensing when he's throwing, more than muscle stiffness.
     
  6. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    Diazepam..... or breathing.....
     
  7. fightingrabbit Banned Banned

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    lol. you what would be a funny sight. 2 guys all hopped up on vicodin slugging it out.
     
  8. Biggiebrother** Brown Belt

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    Staying relaxed whilst under pressure definitely requires some level of experience. The more you do it , fight, spar hard, the more you are able to relax under fire

    It comes quicker for some

    Confidence is a huge part of it, especially confidence in your defence
     
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    ^ +1

    Work on your defense, cos when you know you can deal with the incoming punches, its a lot easier to take deep breaths and relax.
     
  10. pierce8468 White Belt

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    That is exactly what I am talking about!


    I do breathe properly, at least I think I do, or my trainer would let me know about it. I appreciate all of the replys! I quess it looks like this is something that just comes over time. so I suppose all I can do is keep it in the back of my mind to stay loose, and just keep training.
     
  11. pierce8468 White Belt

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    Wow somehow I missed this one. This makes a lot of sence!
     

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