Originally Posted by dealt_with
The hell are you talking about.. in a lot of gyms the etiquette is as hard as you want to the body and take it easy on the head. Body shots hurt but head shots can leave you with permanent damage.
Not in Thailand where your body is your livelihood. An overly heavy body shot can bruise up the ribs pretty bad putting you out the gym for some time. Not good if you've got an upcoming fight.......