What sort of fighter are you?

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What sort of fighter are you?

  1. Attacker

    89 vote(s)
  2. Defender

    63 vote(s)
  3. A bit of both

    176 vote(s)
  4. None, I don't fight at all.

    20 vote(s)
  1. Hapuka

    Hapuka Te Aho

    What sort fighter are you? Are you an attacker, a defender or a bit of both? :Alien:

    I know im a defender. If anyone has any advice for defenders I'll be more than happy to hear it. :Angel:
  2. Gong_Sau_Rick

    Gong_Sau_Rick ultimate WSL nutrider

    Attacker and in-fighter, is there any other way? ;)
  3. Hiroji

    Hiroji laugh often, love much

    i find i have to be an attacking fighter. Im shorter than most people i sparr so i find im the one doing the hunting and trying to slip and drill.
  4. Victoria

    Victoria Pretzel In Training

    So if you believe in "attack is the best form of defense" are you an attacker or a defender? Both? Or does it depend on your intention :confused:

    I don't think anyone can be one or the other. You may be more focussed on defense, or more focussed on attack, but they'll both be there. Where the balance lays will be personal to you.
  5. Moosey

    Moosey invariably, a moose Supporter

    Depends. I'm fundementally a defender but if I feel I'm better than my opponent or if I just get bored while they mess about, I'll fight like an attacker.
  6. Gong_Sau_Rick

    Gong_Sau_Rick ultimate WSL nutrider

    If you believe 'attack is the best form of defense' you're an attacker. But, it just so happens that attackers defend better than defenders if you know what I mean.
  7. Victoria

    Victoria Pretzel In Training

    Do you ever use attack in your defense while defending? :cool:
  8. Slindsay

    Slindsay All violence is necessary

    I'm usually an attacker but recently I've been working hard on counter throwing stuff so I guess I'm a bit of both.
  9. Taff

    Taff The Inevitable Hulk

    This sort of distinction sounds a bit too video-game-ish
  10. buddafinger

    buddafinger Valued Member

    I'm just a coward. I react out of fear

    I've also got a great spinning bird kick.
  11. Victoria

    Victoria Pretzel In Training

    I'd hardly say that makes a coward :p
  12. Mei Hua

    Mei Hua Banned Banned

    Attacker, even my defense is nothing but offense
  13. g-bells

    g-bells Don't look up!

    attacker in-fighter always attack
  14. SifuJason

    SifuJason Valued Member

    I defend through offense, so I put a bit of both.
  15. Devildog2930

    Devildog2930 Teneo vestri ego.

    I dont really like defensive fighting. As I tend to block a lot of techniques with my face this seems to happen a lot less if I go on the offensive, as people tend to forget about hitting back when continously being hit. ;)
  16. Sam

    Sam Absent-ish member

    I've been told that I defend whilst pushing forward. But I land mostly when counter punching.
  17. Hiroji

    Hiroji laugh often, love much

    huuuuuuuuuu sorry your highness!!! :p
  18. tom pain

    tom pain I want Chewbacc for good

    Bit of both. I sort of hang back my attack while I see what opponent is like. Once I know what I have to do, it's all out attack. :woo:
  19. disgruntled

    disgruntled Not so Valued Member

    i defend and wait for opportune moments to attack. so i said a bit of both
  20. Rinji_HalfElf

    Rinji_HalfElf Valued Member

    Defense can be a form of attack. Depending on the type of block I do, the bones in my forearms are really pointy and hurt who ever is punching.

    Sometimes I have to be reminded in partner training to not block so hard...I'll have to remember that today when I go to class.

    If I do attack someone I like to do it really fast, and not give the indication I'm going to hit them until it's too late. I almost punched someone in the eye like that once. Lucky for me I was able to stop before I got there, just tapped him lightly on the cheek. Looked like it had the potiental to be really painful. :eek:
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2006

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