Originally Posted by scrap
Theres that many reasons, If the Head is more than 15 degrees from where its supposed to be, the Body is not Balanced. Drop the Chin the Head is 4 inch nearer to getting Hit, plus Hands above the Ears the punching Muscles shoulders , Arms, Back have a response which has to be changed plus it puts strain on the lower Back effects the Hips. Dropping the Chin, reduces the Diaphram from working by 50% restricts oxygen Flow which is important for the Eyes to focus, primary source for the eyes to work, they use very little Blood Flow.Plus all the ATG in any Sport dont do it. If they did it was near the end of there careers, because that is why, they had lost Oral stability.
I dont mean chin to chest, or to any extreme degree. In a recent fight they criticized the fighter for having his chin up. I have always heard keep your hands up and your chin down. Let me ask you cos I dont really know. To me having your chin up in the air is an inviting target. Is the benefits of what you just described worth the risk or are we talking two different things?