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Assuming that you have a nutritious diet and go to your boxing classes regularly, it is recommended that you take at least three days off for the pain in your wrists and elbows to go away because during training you may have hyper extended your elbow by accidentally missing the sand bag where the full power of the jab or cross could have hyper extended the ...


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With The Wudang King's excellent answer I can determine that Karate is more suited for self-defense because the techniques that are taught in karate are generally mixed so their is an emphasis on boxing, kick-boxing, ground grappling, open hand sparring and many self-defense drill simulations that the instructors provide to mimic situations such as: a man ...


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(FYI /- I'm not a boxer... I train in full contact karate and do a lot of target and bag work, normally without gloves or wraps - just saying because gloves bring their own safety risks when it comes to your hands as you can't form as tight a fist, so actual boxers may have some further insights there. I've been teaching martial arts since the 80s on and ...


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The club I go to has a video on YouTube and their website (http://inthiscorner.ca/2012/05/05/how-to-wrap/). It takes a bit of practice to remember, if you aren't training frequently you may want to practice wrapping for a few days in a row to fix the process in your memory. If you are looking for extra padding you can always modify the method to suit your ...


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I would suggest you take a week or so off from training just to let your niggles calm down, then try again. You've been doing it for a month - it is perfectly normal to feel soreness in strange places any time you start something new. You are not used to feeling pain in those area which is why you notice it more. The elbow pain is quite possible hyper ...


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Good advice from the different posts. The OP is a software engineer, he mastered skills more difficult than all martial arts in my opinions. What I am going to say is to be smart and avoid getting into dangerous situations. A computer software engineer is one of the brightest of all breeds, if he trains with the right philosophy, he'll go very far. All in ...


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From my experience, it is not possible to be able to defend against all type of attackers. They are all different. One thing is for sure : you don NOT want to go to the ground. Here's why The reality of the streets is that you never know if the "badguy" in front of you is alone, has friends hidden somewhere or has a conceled weapon. So if you go on the ...


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I've been trainging in Kyokushin Karate for 15 years now and what I've learned the most, is that even if you master your art, self awareness is always the first thing that will get you out of a situation that can turn bad. It's always better to avoid the situation than to be forced to deal with it. Don't forget : adrenaline rush, stress and other factors ...



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