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#104024 - 05/29/04 07:41 AM Tournament HELP!!!!
White-Tiger Offline
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Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 280
Loc: Adelaide,australia
I have a tournament coming (i am entering for sparing), i was wondering if i could get any training advice or drills i can do outside of my classes or maybe even a few combinations that have helped you guys out?.
well anyway this is my first tournament and im only an orange belt so i realy could use some help.

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#104025 - 06/01/04 09:41 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
1st Round KO Offline
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Registered: 06/11/04
Posts: 1497
Loc: New York City, USA
keep it simple. practice your basic combos for your respective art ie. 1-2-kick or whatever your bread and butter combos are.
in your first fight these will be your fail safes and most effective.

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#104026 - 06/08/04 12:41 PM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
schanne Offline
breaks things

Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
Run as much as possible, condition your stamina so you don't get tired. You would be surprised how long three round seems if your not in condition.

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#104027 - 06/08/04 01:23 PM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
JohnL Offline
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Registered: 03/24/03
Posts: 4309
Loc: NY, NY, USA
[QUOTE]Originally posted by schanne:
Run as much as possible, condition your stamina so you don't get tired. You would be surprised how long three round seems if your not in condition. [/QUOTE]

Schanne

While I agree with your theory about stamina, I doubt if would help at this stage.

If he's an Orange belt, he's a beginner. It may be that he will only have one short fight and could be knocked out of the competition.

Also, his question shows his inexperience. As such, he'll probably get a huge adrenaline dump and feel exhausted after 10 seconds, regardless of how in shape he is.

As for advice;

1. Keep it simple.
2. Don't worry about winning or losing. It doesn't matter.
3. Have fun

Just use the techniques and combo's you already have. They'll do just fine.

JohnL

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#104028 - 06/09/04 07:55 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
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Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
[QUOTE]Originally posted by JohnL:
Schanne

While I agree with your theory about stamina, I doubt if would help at this stage.

If he's an Orange belt, he's a beginner. It may be that he will only have one short fight and could be knocked out of the competition.

Also, his question shows his inexperience. As such, he'll probably get a huge adrenaline dump and feel exhausted after 10 seconds, regardless of how in shape he is.

As for advice;

1. Keep it simple.
2. Don't worry about winning or losing. It doesn't matter.
3. Have fun

Just use the techniques and combo's you already have. They'll do just fine.

JohnL
[/QUOTE]

Agree, Still I recommend running but like John said have fun with it too. How old are you and what's your style?

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#104029 - 06/10/04 05:05 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
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Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 280
Loc: Adelaide,australia
Oh yes, By the way im 15 and iv been doing martial arts for almost a year now (about 11 and a half months) I consider my self to be reasonably fit ( I work out and exercise pretty much every day)and iv had a reasonable amount of sparing experiance against both people my age and adults.

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#104030 - 06/11/04 08:00 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
schanne Offline
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Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
[QUOTE]Originally posted by White-Tiger:
Oh yes, By the way im 15 and iv been doing martial arts for almost a year now (about 11 and a half months) I consider my self to be reasonably fit ( I work out and exercise pretty much every day)and iv had a reasonable amount of sparing experiance against both people my age and adults.[/QUOTE]


15.....wish I started MA at your age, I was to busy listening to Led Zeplin and Pink Floyd and all the other crap that went with those times.

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#104031 - 08/27/04 02:58 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!!
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by JohnL:
Schanne

While I agree with your theory about stamina, I doubt if would help at this stage.

If he's an Orange belt, he's a beginner. It may be that he will only have one short fight and could be knocked out of the competition.

Also, his question shows his inexperience. As such, he'll probably get a huge adrenaline dump and feel exhausted after 10 seconds, regardless of how in shape he is.

As for advice;

1. Keep it simple.
2. Don't worry about winning or losing. It doesn't matter.
3. Have fun

Just use the techniques and combo's you already have. They'll do just fine.

JohnL
[/QUOTE]

JohnL,

wat do u mean....exhausted after adrenaline dump? i have a tourney this 5 sept too...im a bit scared...cos i was scared shitless my last fight last month. for the first time in 10 years (i hav no idea why, i've been fighting regularly for 10 years) i couldnt even lift my legs....n im very flexible..
help............

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#104032 - 05/19/05 03:04 AM Re: Tournament HELP!!!! [Re: schanne]
Ives Offline
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Registered: 04/25/05
Posts: 691
Loc: the Netherlands
Throw many combinations. Keep going, get into the fight. Create stamina, by either running, bicycling or swimmng.

Good luck!
_________________________
Ives

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#104033 - 06/26/05 03:40 PM Re: Tournament HELP!!!! [Re: Ives]
DaDoN_1 Offline
twinkle toes

Registered: 06/13/05
Posts: 242
one thing that has always worked for me was the classic skip in side kick with a back fist...as soon as the judge says "hajime!" do that...u'll be sure 2 have the first point...it never ever ever failed me before...

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