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#346746 - 07/11/07 03:21 PM Re: Can taller, heavier people effectively use JKD [Re: yuanofkienninja]
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I am 6'7" tall, 300+ lbs. and I find it difficult to effectively pull off anything but the most basic boxing combos, palm strikes, low-line kicks, and clinches/groundfighting, against a "live" opponent.




And this is a problem because... Seriously, I have seen professional fighter use about as much and do very well. Randy Couture is a prime example.I never saw him throw a kick in a fight until his match with Tim Silvia and he has had a very successful career using just boxing and wrestling. Throw in the low line kicks that you already have and your all set.

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#346747 - 07/11/07 03:28 PM Re: Can taller, heavier people effectively use JKD [Re: tribalweapon]
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Good point tribal. No law says anything you use HAS to be complex. Simple techniques win fights all the time.
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