Justifying injury to opponents

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Justifying injury to opponents

Postby Balloo » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:51 pm

I love Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu, but I am ang a problem with the amount of damage it can do to your opponent. Southern Mantis uses a phoenix fist (one extended knuckle) to concentrate the power of a strike. This causes severe damage to the opponent who receives such a strike. I am debating looking into other styles such as Aikido or Chin Na as a means to end a confrontation with less damage to the opponent. Any thoughts? What would you do?
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Postby joeblast » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:59 am

are we talking sparring, or getting jumped in an alley? that changes the tactics considerably.
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Postby John the Monkey mind » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:33 am

Getting jumped in an alley. See the same thread in the Sparring and Fighting bit.
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