Following on from Part 1, many people will tell you that fighting is more mental than physical and that is especially true of the pre-fight build-up as discussed in Part 1. The aggressor shouts, swears and threatens to intimidate you and take away your will to fight. At the same time, he is building himself up and preparing himself for his assault. It is at this stage that fights are very often won or lost, before any blows are exchanged. This is why (as previously mentioned) I think it a good idea for people to do some kind of scenario/adrenaline training fairly early in their martial arts training.
Traditional martial arts do however have some built in factors to deal with the effects adrenaline, albeit a much longer route. Continue reading “Who The F*** You Looking At? (Part 2)” »