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Thursday, February 22, 2024

10 Principles to Become Great at Sparring (Part 1)

1. Take your time A key factor in free-style sparring or any type of fighting is taking your time–not searching for immediate gratification like our society teaches us. For example, you might try a new combination that does not give you the immediate results you want, but by being patient and working repetitions, you will find a successful way to use it. There is no use in throwing a fast and strong technique if it is not right in there when your opponent opens himself up. A slower fighter will always beat a faster fighter with good timing. Timing involves a decision to execute a technique when the moment is

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Professor Willie "The Bam" Johnson
Professor Willie "The Bam" Johnson
is a 7th degree black belt and 7-time sport karate and kung-fu world champion. He has appeared in 4 movies, 16 stage plays, 11 television shows and two videos. He is also the national spokesperson for the Stronger than Drugs Foundation and the Champions Against Drugs.

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