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Old 10-08-2011, 09:33 AM   #46
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Mike Tyson failed to make the Olympic team yet had an outstanding professional career. Do you understand why? He had a style oriented to the pros.
Lot of guys use this as an excuse for losing/not learning. Not saying that's you, but I hear it so often it makes me when I hear it.

Tyson's style worked fine for the amateurs, btw. The fact he even made it to the national level shows that.
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Reasonable, but one could be more flexible with the hands as to specific
placement. Also, many warn about dropping your left hand, but there are
times when it may be appropriate. Nothing is carved in stone and any
stance will have defensive and/or offensive flaws. Also, there may be
variations in your stance and style.

From my own experience, I once had two bouts in one night.
and used different stances, styles and execution of punches
for each opponent. You "gotta" do what you "gotta" due to
give you the edge and improving the odds of winning.
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