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10 Principles to Become Great at Sparring (Part 2)

6. Stay conscious of yourself at all times In many sparring matches there is an attacker and a counter attacker. After executing his technique, the attacker often is left open because his attention was totally focused on that one target technique and if he isn’t able to act and react spontaneously, he loses his advantages to the counter attacker. Remember, when you hit your opponent, don’t put all your attention on your target–only as little attention as is needed to hit the target. Leave your mind free to respond and react instinctively to the situation. When you are able to flow as one with the universe you will have learned

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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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