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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-21-2010, 03:12 AM
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Isnt it just some animal instinct in us? I mean even before I did martial sports, everytime I see a guy coming towards me I think if i can take him out or not.
It might be, I've been in boxing/kickboxing since I was 12 so im not sure.

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im constantly sizing everyone up however i dont get too many people coming to act tough towards me as i am a 145/155 fighter at 5'5-5'6 in height...not to say i cant handle my own with most anyone around here (which admittingly i do a bit too much, living in the country with all the drunk rednecks).
Same, I'm about 165 5'9" and I do the same thing. I'm very social so I don't often run into hostility.

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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 05-12-2010, 12:22 PM
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This IS a animal instinct, I get this all the time, and I'm really just an amateur street fighter, when tough guys walk by me I begin thinking what they would throw first and how I would counter it, also the fastest the way to take them out if they are more than 2, not that they would attack me, I just do it without thinking
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I've always been a psycho like that. I've always walked places alone and to this day I still involuntarily tense up if I'm walking by another guy. I imagine what I will do if they make a move, especially if there is a group of guys.

I guess it is natural to some people. I see it as survival instinct. (usually being under 150lbs myself, this will likely lead to me being seriously injured one day.)
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Not as weird as when I'm "rolling" with my fiancee I think in terms of jitz.......

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I think it's just the brain stem telling us what to do. It's like the fight or flight thing, IMO.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 05-13-2010, 08:35 PM
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I have noticed on occasion that there is a bowing of the heads when two men approach each other. Not an act of submission but rather a statement that there is no intention of fighting.
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