name goes here had some pretty good advice; use your footwork to maintain distance as best you can. If they're charging in on you, stepping backwards diagonally works wonders. In order to chase you, they'd have to change directions first, which will put a halt to their advance.
The advice to continuously use your jabs is very solid. If you can do this in tandem with good footwork, it'll be very hard to get in on you.
Also, unless elbows are allowed, short hooks and uppercuts are definitely your friend when someone is too close for comfort. That is to say, when you throw said punch, the bend in your arm is less than 90 degrees.
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