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Street Fighting Moves – The 5 Main Causes of Fear During Street Confrontation and How to Remove Them

We know that many people study martial art year after year, practicing kata and remembering after kata. They compete in all of the competitions (evening winning trophies). They move from white to yellow, orange, purple, green, blue, brown and finally to the hidden black zone. However, I do know of some very high ranking zones that underwent street changes of life or death that the attacker was branding a weapon on, and over-influenced by doing the wrong technique or just freeze because they just had too much information and also too many techniques in their brain to process them fast enough. The end result. They felt scared and / or unable to defend themselves properly. This is a very sobering and shameful revelation for anyone who thought they really understood the reality of the high-intensity, fast-paced and violent nature of street fighting seriously. There are basically 5 main reasons for fear during a real street fight confrontation, but like every problem of life, a solution must be found. I have it for you here in this article.

Reason # 1 – Lack of Preparation By Knowing Too Many Techniques – Most martial artists are guilty of this one. The more techniques you fill your head, the more time it will take you to process one to complete when in many cases you have to react to the timing of a second split knee slip. It’s much better to know two or three very effective maneuvers that are so similar to each other that they would only require a small change to any of them to adapt your self-defense to go against a punch, knife or club. This means that you would not focus all your self-defense but a handful of techniques that you would master. Who do you think would have a quicker response time – the one who knows and has only mastered two or three techniques or the one who knows 400 potential moves? Too much information – fear leads to confusion, uncertainty and in the final analysis.

Solution: To protect yourself, learning the smallest answer is just learning the best.

Reason # 2 – Lack of Control of Thought – This is a simple but clear principle. What you think causes what you feel. So if so, and if so, you just need to learn how to control your thoughts. Allow yourself to use the adrenaline and “fight or flight” emotions of that course through your body the moment you realize that the “fit is about to hit the shan”. Allow yourself to be angry! Understand that this person in front of you is not King Kong or Godzilla. He is a human being. If it is cut, it will bleed. If it is hit hard and in the right place, it will fall. This person could before you could hurt him, if you let him, so that you would not keep your daughter forever or kiss your wife again. Don’t you get an idea of ​​this P. Oed?

Solution: If you practice anger this way for, say, 10 minutes a day for 21 days, you will be amazed at how your attitude begins to change from fear to treachery.

Reason # 3 – Unrealistic Training Environments – Are you training with a gi in your bare feet? You do! Well, I regret to let you know that this is not the way you walk around the street in real life, in an Asian belly and bare feet, unless you are making some weird fashion statement. The more you can make your training environment look and feel like the real world, the more comfortable you feel if and when a real self-defense situation occurs. They are not easy to find, but there are self – defense instructors who have to train with shoes and have the least of their training centers to emulate the real world by showing you how to fight on stairs, in an enclosed room, in against its wall, etc.

Solution: The more realistic your training environment, the less afraid you will be, if it exists, if and when the real fight takes place.

Reason # 4 – Unqualified Instructors – Alas, street fighters and street fighters are not focused on the vast majority of senses and sifus. Too many martial arts schools are focused on sport and fitness. They don’t train for real fights. They train for “play fights”. How can I say this? Touring is a sport. Sport is a game. The game is playable. Thus if you are training for one or most competitions, you are training for a “play fight”.

Solution: If you want to learn self-defense primarily, ask your sensei or sifu, to show you what his or her program is for street combinations and self-defense. If you do not find a satisfactory answer, look for another instructor.

Reason # 5 – Lack of a Dog Head Decision to Overcome Your Fear – You Know You Are Afraid. You know you feel unprepared. It is ok.

Solution: If you have a resolution about one dog overcoming your fears, with the right guidance, that is, with the right instructor, you will overcome your fears about fighting. I promise you this. It’s just a matter of time and persistence that you will one day be able to say, “I’m afraid no man!”

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