Martial Arts Nonsense

Sabresonic

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Back in the 90's I worked with a guy who said virtually the same thing as your friend. He was very advanced, and really into it - and proficient in other martial arts - so I was really quite surprised when his response to my asking what the best training for self-defence would be was, without hesitation, 'learn to box'.

The training regime is probably one of the best and most balanced you can engage in, too. The fittest old sportsmen I know were all either keen boxers, or cyclists (and, in some cases, still are).
Boxing, Muay Thai and the always unfashionable Judo were the best Reality Martial Arts you could do back the 80s and 90s...cant comment on what Special Services do for street situations ?
 
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