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On youtube, this is titled Jouko Salomäki vs. Hans Fell. In this match, you should notice that there is a huge skill disparity between the smaller man and the bigger man. The bigger man is uncomfortable and never actually produces an attack. There are no magic techniques that will make small people win against big people. As I pointed out in my answer to ...


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It is not possible for one athelete to perform in two different weight categories in the same tournement, for the simple reason that weight categories don't overlap and there no longer is an "open" category. A current list of weight categories is listed on wikipedia, and the same information is mentioned in a document on the IJF website. To quote the 2013 ...


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As an MMA fighter myself, who has had to cut as much as 13 kgs in as little as 8 weeks, I will say this: It is very possible to cut a lot of weight in short periods of time. However, it can be difficult and a test on you mentally and physically. I was talking to a guy that claimed to have lost 20 kg in 6 weeks on a diet plan that he was give for this ...


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The trick is to move inside their range. Then it's a case of the bigger opponent having to fend off the smaller one because you're no longer in their striking range. Bruce Lee was a short fellow, and he used a combination of parries to move into range, then do things like backfist, rutts, uppercuts, tight hooks, overhead hook to get the job done. in ...


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You can't hold your ground against someone who has the physical advantage. The only thing you can do if you really don't want to get out of the way, is to remain on the offensive and catch him with straight punches to the nose. An inexperienced fighter (as you described your opponent) will instinctively go on the defense. BUUUT, the right tactic is to move ...


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I think your anxiety and self-esteem are your primary enemies. This is a very real thing for you, I know. I get it. And it's not something you can just snap your fingers and get over. You're a highly sensitive person (HSP) from what it sounds like, and your low self-esteem is probably contributing to your social anxiety, self-consciousness about your weight, ...


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According to the Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association, which I think follows the same rules as the Olympics: A wrestler can choose to compete in the next higher weight class, except for the heaviest weight class, where the wrestler must weigh the minimum weight listed in this rulebook. The decision to change a weight class cannot be made after the ...


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Weight loss is highly individualistic. What works for some doesn't work for others, and vice-versa. Consistency is the most important thing when it comes to exercise and health in general. So if you can find something you really enjoy doing, it makes it much more likely you'll continue doing it day after day. Unlike some others here, I'm not going to ...


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This appears true as measured by brain damage in boxers. The following is the excerpt from the "A neurologist's reflections on boxing. V. Conclude remarks." by Unterharnscheidt F. Clinical and morphological publications have shown convincingly, that participation in boxing leads to a severe permanent brain damage. The extent of the brain damage is ...


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Your size and strength is relative. Skill level matters more, or the ability to acquire the skill and the skill of the opponent. Check out this you tube channel here , this guy is really good at explaining the concept of energy and power and it can be applied to multiple martial arts. Ultimately, its better to know a few techniques very well, instead of ...


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There are plenty of guides to cutting weight out their on the internet. The best advice i can give you is to not try to cut to much. Personally, when i was fighting MMA, i didn't really cut weight. I would diet a little bit, but never got into the whole cut 15lbs of water weigth and hope to get properly hydrated in 24h. It's not good for your ...


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Assuming you have no fat to lose, then you haven't really got anything to lose. (maybe get non essential organs removed :-) ) If you are on the edge, then water weight is what you have to lose. Alternatively, avoid muscle. Given a lot of strength is about how many muscle fibers you can employ at the same time, not size of muscle cells ( you can't ...


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Ideally I'd want to stay on the outside using footwork while peppering with jabs and the occasional straight left. I might use the uppercut to punish them moving into the clinch, but primarily I'd want to rely on angling out rather than winning the dirty boxing fight. To speak to the mindset behind this kind of question: this theoretical approach is rather ...


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Your equalizers are to fight unfair: attack by surprise, use weapons that the other side doesn't have, attack with methods that harm a person in such a way the injuries impair response regardless of the long term consequences to the person you are attacking. You'll notice that competitions remove all of these things - you're expecting a fight, you have an ...


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If weapons are available, these quickly equalize situations, but I suspect you are interested in unarmed situations. There are no best techniques that always work. Any decent martial arts system will have techniques that do not rely on you being bigger and stronger than your opponent. These should work for you provided you have sufficiently trained. Wong ...


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The Wikipedia page on Judo at the 2012 Summer Olympics Qualification states (emphasis and italics mine): The top 22 men or 14 women from the world rankings in each division qualify, subject to a limit of 1 judoka per NOC (National Olympic Committee) per division. Further continental quotas (Europe 25, Africa 24, Pan-America 21, Asia 20 and Oceania ...


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The most extreme weight-cutting I've heard of was Nate Green's Bigger/Smaller/Bigger experiment, where he gained 20lbs in 4 weeks, lost it all in 5 days, and gained most of it back in 1. Might be work a look, as the techniques are from John Berardi and Martin Rooney, who both train MMA fighters.


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Anything that has cardio as part of it should suffice. This is a one that I have heard a lot about https://www.taebo.com/ there are forms of Cardio kickboxing that I have participated in as well which is basically kicks/punches etc... in a fluid continuous motion to music to get the heartbeat up for the duration of exercising.


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Martial arts are the wrong vehicle for weight lose. First, muscle weights more than fat so hard martial art training will make you gain weight as you build muscle. Those muscles will be specialised in doing the right thing for the specific art you train in. If you want broad spectrum, you have to cross-train. Second, your body is super lazy and the amount ...


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Jiu-jitsu can be used to null-ify your oponent regardless of his size and weight for example. But if the guy knows a thing or two, it might get complicated UNLESS YOU ARE AT A VERY HIGH LEVEL! (checkout the first UFCs for examples) Judo applies the same principle (there is a Youtube video of a 70+ year old man with a x degree black belt that can't be taken ...


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Honestly, if the size, mass, and/or strength disparity is wide enough overcoming such an opponent is not possible without some sort of force multiplier (e.g. a weapon). This is also too broad a question to realistically answer. There are too many unknown factors. What are the physical discrepancies between combatants? What are both combatant's skill levels?...


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