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Old 11-11-2009, 04:57 AM   #1
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I was told that you should keep your eyes focused on your opponent's chest ie watching is hands, but yesterday an experienced boxer told me that you should always be looking at your opponent's eyes to see what hes going to do next??
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:04 AM   #2
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Look in his eyes.
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Old 11-11-2009, 09:11 AM   #3
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Meh I dunno. There are a lot of cues. It really depends. Sometimes you can even see in a persons feet they are about to do something, as in, throw a right, or left, thrust forward a certain way off the ropes. The transfer of balance begins there. But I don't recommend you start looking at their feet all of a sudden. haha.
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Old 11-11-2009, 09:44 AM   #4
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I don't focus at all I try to see the big picture.
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:50 PM   #5
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Lookin at the eyes seems counter productive. I dont know what exactly I look at but may have to agree with RDJ, the big picture. Its amazing how much better a boxer you become when you relax and are able to observe your opponent and react appropriately.
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I always look at the eyes, because right before he punches, Tyson blinks with the same eye.


No, actually I agree with RDJ. Look for the whole picture. But if you have to focus, the chest is a better bet than the eyes.
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Old 11-13-2009, 10:08 AM   #7
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i usually watch there hands when there feet are not moving

when they are moving around i just go by there body position and over all actions, which causes my reactions.
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Old 11-13-2009, 01:00 PM   #8
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I don't focus at all I try to see the big picture.
^ is right.
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Old 11-14-2009, 12:20 AM   #9
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the first place i was taught to look was while i did karate, and that was at the notch in the neck between the clavicles. you can tell an awful lot about someone's intentions from that spot. i kept that when i started boxing and it's worked fine for me so far.
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:03 AM   #10
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i dont have a clue where i look i cant really remember i just kinda look at them
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:36 AM   #11
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i dont have a clue where i look i cant really remember i just kinda look at them
Your last opponent told me your were staring at his penis
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Your last opponent told me your were staring at his penis
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Old 11-14-2009, 02:28 PM   #13
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Your last opponent told me your were staring at his penis


must have done some good as i stopped him

might try it in my next fight
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Old 11-14-2009, 04:18 PM   #14
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must have done some good as i stopped him

might try it in my next fight
Tell me you didn't stop him with a low blow
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Old 11-14-2009, 08:37 PM   #15
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nah it was an overhand right
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