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Old 02-16-2007, 12:33 PM
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I'm a righty but the orthodox stance just feels weird, when me and my friends used to spar just joking around, I was always southpaw and now that I started actually training, I prefer southpaw. Is that gonna cause problems in the future?
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Old 02-16-2007, 12:38 PM
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Old 02-16-2007, 12:52 PM
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**** you, cracka.
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Well man, most people feel a little uncomfortable leading with their left hand at first. Just train on it, and eventually it'll come naturally. Just something to get used to. I'd say not to go southpaw, but I'm not a trainer

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Old 02-16-2007, 01:00 PM
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Well man, most people feel a little uncomfortable leading with their left hand at first. Just train on it, and eventually it'll come naturally. Just something to get used to. I'd say not to go southpaw, but I'm not a trainer

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Actually im gonna make a thread about it.... its a damn good point, right?

To answer the question. Since you are new you have not learnt either way... so moulding you into a southpaw fighter will be easy. It just means you will be southpaw rather than orthodox... no big deal... its only stance and has little effect on a fight... only the skills you learn have the effect.
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Actually im gonna make a thread about it.... its a damn good point, right?

To answer the question. Since you are new you have not learnt either way... so moulding you into a southpaw fighter will be easy. It just means you will be southpaw rather than orthodox... no big deal... its only stance and has little effect on a fight... only the skills you learn have the effect.
exactly

it when you abosored first even the tech is very important because if you train wrong then you will alway throw you punch wrong even if you try to do it right
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Old 02-16-2007, 01:07 PM
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I read somewhere that some trainers don't know how to train southpaw. Is that true?
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ya, well that's what I was eluding to. Being southpaw can sometimes create management problems. In the pros, you may get ducked for it. And ya, some trainers aren't so good with it. So if I had to just choose a stance, I'd go with ortho. But that's just me. If you feel like you BOX better south, than do it. So people just see stuff better from one angle than the other.

And Exige, haha do it, it is a good point

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