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Sup guys im new @ this so help me out here

Well my Problem Is Kinda Simple ...Im 5'5... 125 pounds
and i have no reach what so ever(sucks) anyways i really need a help on how to get in on taller guys my movement is good and my speed is really good is just my reach that really bothers me ...if anyone have ANY ADVICE on a better way to get in close with Fighters with reach over me

Any ADVICE would really help me out ..

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Popz89 said:
Sup guys im new @ this so help me out here

Well my Problem Is Kinda Simple ...Im 5'5... 125 pounds
and i have no reach what so ever(sucks) anyways i really need a help on how to get in on taller guys my movement is good and my speed is really good is just my reach that really bothers me ...if anyone have ANY ADVICE on a better way to get in close with Fighters with reach over me

Any ADVICE would really help me out ..

Thankxz ...
5'5 is realy not a bad size for a featherweight, guys like hamed were only 5'3.

id advize you to work your way in with a stiff jab, use lots of head movment to. (bob and weave)

the best advice i could give you be to study mike tyson in his younger days, he was the best ever at getting inside.
 

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tommygunn said:
5'5 is realy not a bad size for a featherweight, guys like hamed were only 5'3.

id advize you to work your way in with a stiff jab, use lots of head movment to. (bob and weave)

the best advice i could give you be to study mike tyson in his younger days, he was the best ever at getting inside.
Frazier was better IMO. Anyways, it depends, do you like to aim for the head or body?
 

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I mostly go for head but i really dont liek head hunting i work on jabs ALot i mean its the most important punch in BOXING PERIOD ... anyways
i jab to the body then to the head or i try to go 4 the quick jab to the body them right to the head .for a little guy i really can pack a punch Seriously...
 

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I have the same problem, im a well built fighter but im not that tall and dont have a very good reach. Im 6ft and my brother in law i useually train with is about 6'2 but has an awesome reach.

Work alot on bobbing and weaving, but the way i useually catch him out is by throwing a few jabs to his face, then a jab straight combo then step in for a body shot.

Im not that experienced but from what i tried, it tends to work quite well, the jab keeps him at bay while your waiting for the right time to hit him with a jab straight combo which will then confuse your opponoent slightly hopefully thinking your gonna go for another high shot.
 

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thankxz everyone apreciate all the advice i bene boxing now for 2 years have a pretty good record rite now im 4-0 ..2 by k.o 1 by technical k.o .. n 1 decision ...and the last guy i was versing he gave me a lil trouble because of his reach over me... well thankxz alot if ya need any help plz let me know and ill see if i can help anyone out ...

also i been working on my speed alot lately ..n i been shadow boxing alot lately with 3 pound weights been do it now for 4 weeks next week i will be moving up to shadow boxing with 5 pound weights(also ben doin mitts, Speed bag)..anyone know any other way to get more speed?
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Watch the Rulan Chagaev vs. Nikolay Valuev fight. Chagaev is a foot shorter than him and worked him over.
 

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Popz89 said:
thankxz everyone apreciate all the advice i bene boxing now for 2 years have a pretty good record rite now im 4-0 ..2 by k.o 1 by technical k.o .. n 1 decision ...and the last guy i was versing he gave me a lil trouble because of his reach over me... well thankxz alot if ya need any help plz let me know and ill see if i can help anyone out ...

also i been working on my speed alot lately ..n i been shadow boxing alot lately with 3 pound weights been do it now for 4 weeks next week i will be moving up to shadow boxing with 5 pound weights(also ben doin mitts, Speed bag)..anyone know any other way to get more speed?
thankxz
a lot of skipping is very good for your hand speed, footwork and reflexes to, i take it your obviously doing this?

fast doubles in 3min sets are very good for your speed.
 
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