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Bruce Lee calls Western boxing over-daring because it forbids illegal and unfair tactics compared to the over-protective Oriental martial arts caused by its no-hold-barred full body target. However, its no-contact stopping of attacks inches in front of the target creates a false sense of distance. Lee calls this dust waving and blames it for negligence in learning evasive tactics. Realistic total fighting should use actual range and evasive tactics both for reliability. A good offense in boxing is comprised of leads, false moves, and counterpunches supported by mobility and pressure, according to Lee. The ability to outsmart and out-maneuver an opponent takes understanding different types of blows and kicks. Combinations of punches and kicks that work well together must be developed and practiced. A fighter's full weight and strength must sustain combinations to deliver the right blow at the right time automatically. A master boxer...

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