Punchers cannot be outworked!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Punches are arguably one of more common scored techniques in ITF sparring.
However, those who build their whole game around punching are vulnerable to the same system which they are trying to have on their side.
All it takes is one head shot to connect for every 3 clear punching exchanges to be cancelled out.
Punchers must be distance and timing experts as well as having a great awareness for spacing in the ring, but one area they must absolutely dominate in is work rate.
A puncher must ensure they dominate the actions of the bout, and cannot be outworked. If their volume is matched their odds of winning are dramatically reduced against an opponent is connecting with kicks.
That also means on the inside, at punching range , those who favour punching must outwork their opponent to ensure they finish the exchange with a kick on the inside , usually turning kick to the body.
Failure to outwork your opponent on the inside as well as overall volume, puts the puncher in a vulnerable position.
So if you tend to punch most of the time, make sure you always outwork your opponent to swing the odds in your favour!