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.
Excuse me Scrap, How is the 15 degrees measured?
Bernard Hopkins said as an amateur he used to run with a tennis ball under his chin to remind him to keep his chin down, I have seen this method used before, does this comply with the 15 degrees?