Defending and Parrying to Avoid Setups
Your opponent is poking you with the jab and teep. . .
They begin to even jab at your body and you begin to respond. . .
the next thing you know you are getting clipped over the top.
Lets rewind and look at what happened. A good fighter will poke to see your defensive response to setup their knockout. . . or any power shot for that matter. He or she is checking to see if your parry is weak, if you are reaching to defend yourself, and what your general response is.
If your response is lazy, if you are reacting to body shots with your hand you are going down a slippery slope. If you are authoritative and strong with your defense they must find another way in, this takes more effort, more exertion, and delays their attack causing hesitation.
Let’s take a look at how to set the tone early on to set up your own counter knockout, how to defend and parry properly with authority, and how to use a second line of defense in case we make a mistake:
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