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Overeem's Insane Blitzes & Knees Explained – Technique Breakdown



Overeem's Insane Blitzes & Knees Explained – Technique Breakdown

Alistair Overeem is a living legend. His achievements in MMA and kickboxing are incredible, but what’s really surprising is the way he achieved them. Overeem is a fan favorite for a reason: It’s the definition of a high-risk, high-reward fighter. And in keeping with that mindset, Overeem’s deft use of lightning. Blitz, the name most commonly used today, refers to a tactic in which a fighter slides forward multiple times while making multiple hits or attempting to drop. For example, the Dempsey roll can be thought of as a blitz performed with two alternating braids. Or to be less technical, blitz is where one fighter rushes to another until one is knocked out. And someone will be knocked out, because facing off during blitz basically means you’re running straight into an opponent’s hit. So this insanely aggressive tactic requires almost perfect defense. Aggressive Defense: Footwork Wins Fights: Principles of Power: Lethal Weapons Fighting Comics:

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