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    Default Are natural heavy hands low kicks rare?

    Just asking if its rare that somebody has natural heavy power in hands and low kicks without training to improve power?
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    Yes. Some people just have natural power... some people have great technique but still can't knock people out. The scary people have both. Probably rare-ish yeah.
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    Thanks Rob.
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    Yeah, I'd say it's innate it some people. It can also be taught to some degree with correct technique and body mechanics, but there are people who just have it - I guess it's in the way their body moves and functions as a kinetic chain. Lucky folks they are.

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    'power of punch... it's a gift from God'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy Boogaloo View Post
    'power of punch... it's a gift from God'

    - Roy Shaw
    Is there anyway to find out exactly how hard you hit so it can be compared to Pro fighters etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy Boogaloo View Post
    'power of punch... it's a gift from God'

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    Haha that's easy for pretty boy to say, he's fckin huge!

    Some guys just pack a big punch, but there still needs to be some technique as well. In my experience power in kicks is much more down to tecnique especially mid and high kicks. I've got pretty weak skinny legs but I've always thrown hard kicks off of both legs, possibly partly to do with playing a lot of football when I was young but mainly down to good tecnique and flexibility

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny Ninja View Post
    Haha that's easy for pretty boy to say, he's fckin huge!

    Some guys just pack a big punch, but there still needs to be some technique as well. In my experience power in kicks is much more down to tecnique especially mid and high kicks. I've got pretty weak skinny legs but I've always thrown hard kicks off of both legs, possibly partly to do with playing a lot of football when I was young but mainly down to good tecnique and flexibility
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonny Ninja View Post
    Haha that's easy for pretty boy to say, he's fckin huge!

    Some guys just pack a big punch, but there still needs to be some technique as well. In my experience power in kicks is much more down to tecnique especially mid and high kicks. I've got pretty weak skinny legs but I've always thrown hard kicks off of both legs, possibly partly to do with playing a lot of football when I was young but mainly down to good tecnique and flexibility
    Yeah Joe Rogan always attributes Jose Aldo's kicks to his soccer days as a youngster so it must be true...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralph View Post
    Yeah Joe Rogan always attributes Jose Aldo's kicks to his soccer days as a youngster so it must be true...
    This now makes sense thanks for that post.
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