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What part of your stand up do you need to improve the most?

Discussion in 'Standup Technique' started by Edison Carasio, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

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    Just curious what everyone thinks is their weakest point in their stand up?

    Mine is obviously head movement. I have little ability in this area. It sucks because I haven't had training partners for a while, and the bag can't throw strikes for me to slip.
     
  2. DrBdan

    DrBdan Something clever

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    My biggest thing is being more aggressive. When I'm in the ring sparring I tend to take too many shots without returning fire. As my Ajahn says "make more offense!".
     
  3. maravillin

    maravillin Blue Belt

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    both of those, plus just plain relaxing.. i get so nervous n hopped up on fear...
     
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    Morter** Orange Belt

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    Pivoting my lead foot.
     
  5. valiant

    valiant White Belt

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    I need to work on being more aggressive. I tend to relax to much and wait for an opening to place my shots, which in turn makes me more of a counter fighter. Not that it doesn
     
  6. c0r1nth14n

    c0r1nth14n Blue Belt

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    All of it :p The thing I would most like to improve is blocking, slipping, etc.
     
  7. TheTruth1982

    TheTruth1982 Guest

    head movement, would be great being able to Pernell Whitaker some pros in sparring or a fight if was confident enough. that and overall defense, there's always room for improvement
     
  8. kicker

    kicker Orange Belt

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    I have this sort of a problem. I think it is due to sparing with heavy dudes too often. I'm 145lbs & sparing with 200+lbs guys make me defensive. They can KO me even over guard.
     
  9. kicker

    kicker Orange Belt

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    Don't have fckin edit because of the dubbs.

    Bigger problem is when I go into fire exchange with them :)
     
  10. Frode Falch

    Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    head movement
     
  11. Soul Rebel 2

    Soul Rebel 2 Black Belt

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    Trading hands in the pocket. I'm more of a stick and move guy.
     
  12. BlankaGoodwin

    BlankaGoodwin White Belt

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    Im really good at bobbing and weaving, have really good defense and can get inside, but when i get there i dont let my hands go like i should. I just throw a body shot or 2 and thats about it.
     
  13. Podgorny

    Podgorny Green Belt

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    My stand-up sucks, so everything; I mostly have speed and power in my hands, and I'm hard to hit. But fundamentally I'm lacking alot.
     
  14. db03892

    db03892 Brown Belt

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    I tense up. Not relaxed at all. My cardio is bad. As a result I lose my breathe after the first min or so.
     
  15. Boricuajj

    Boricuajj White Belt

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    Kinda this... But I'm great defensively, and I can always get the opportunity for a takedown. I just really need to work on my offense. Counter-punching is fun, but I want to have the guy backing up.
     
  16. Boxer123

    Boxer123 Guest

    Confidence in boxing combinations, I tend to more throw out the jab to set up middle kicks. I'd rather clinch and knee when in the pocket than trade punches which is something I want to work on, as I would be much happier if I was better at staying in the pocket and boxing a bit more.
     

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