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How bad for your brain is Kickboxing and MMA? TL;DR: Pretty bad, but not quite as risky as boxing. From an article about an ongoing long-term study called the "Professional Fighters Brain Health Study", whose findings to date were published in 2015: “Repetitive head trauma may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and is considered the primary ...


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Zen_Hydra explained specific techniques for hitting through a guard and is realy thorough. I agree that going into any more technical depth would be wrong and might be overwhelming. Nevertheless I have to give some advice additionally as I could not comment on the original question. The sad truth is that there is no real strategie on how to punch someone. ...


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Getting through the defenses of an opponent is one of the fundamental concepts of every combat strategy devised by man. There are at least as many ways to circumvent an opponent's defenses as there ways to defend oneself. I will attempt to break things down to a basic level. Here are some of the most common means of defense utilized in unarmed combat: ...


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I think that reversing the order of your question makes the answer you seek easier to find. We both practice Bujinkan and our instructor thinks that sparring is not how you should be practicing, so we can´t turn to him for help. This indicates that you should practice another art, because what this one is teaching you does not seem to be what you want. ...



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