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Old 11-18-2012, 01:09 PM   #8
Matty lll
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Default Re: Is boxing more of an instinctive sport or a thinking sport?

Originally Posted by Jdsm View Post
Both really. Refining the motor patterns so that the technique is instinct (think of when you first started and you had to execute each sequence of a straight right for example in parts) etc but you also need to be conscious of the gameplan etc.

Depends on the style of the individual too. A fighter like Wlad has the skills and dimensions that allow for more of a 'thinking style'.
I'd agree with this, it's definitely both.
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