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Old 02-22-2013, 07:34 AM   #2
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Default Re: practicing defense alone

Originally Posted by jonbonez152 View Post
I am a college student in the middle of nowhere and there are no martial arts gyms any where close. I have boxed for the past few years and want to get back into it. There is a bag at the school gym which i hit and i also shadow box. Is there any way for me to practice my defense other then just shadow defense drills? thank you
depends on your ambitions. If you plan to compete, I am afraid it will be tough. Unless, maybe as a college project you can try to develop something like this:

Also, a double-end bag or a reflex bag maybe help to learn slipping and develop a sense for the distance:
Check how Sergio Martinez was using double-end bag

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