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My club starts as young as four. Again, the overriding characteristic is the ability to listen to instructions and then carry them out. My club has a lot of primary school aged children, from prep (aged 5) and up. Most all of them do just fine. There are a few kids that are a little young for the age (if that makes sense) and they struggle and everyone ...


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Capoeira! Well, just kidding. I think some big guy's grappling would suite him. Sambo, Greco-Wrestling, Judo... or maybe Keysi. Keysi seems pretty practical, and does not involve much kicks. Fit for brutes. but footwork from boxing might help him be faster.


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He already has a great grappling foundation from what you've posted. I would think about going with a defensive martial art like jujutsu (traditional rather than brazilian). It will teach him enough defense to protect against low blows that are his weakness as well as how to get in close to the opponent so he can use his size to his best advantage. Also, ...


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Wrestling, Judo or BJJ are good options because 1) he's strong and 2) he's big, so it will be difficult to perform locks on him unless you have VERY long arms. He may also benefit from a bit of boxing so that he can learn to punch faster.


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Tell him to go kyokushin karate.. Kyokushin will teach you that it isn't necessarily the biggest who wins. Proof of this can be seen during the all japan karate tournament. Apart from that mental training you will have tons of endurance and physical training just like muaythai or kickboxing. Since the gentleman already has grappling techniques. A martial ...



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