Another reason why I don’t prefer hard head contact in our basic sparring sessions

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/01/26/athlete.brains/index.html

Check out the link and read it. It explains about concussions in sports. Combat sports can be even more prone to these types of trauma, boxing is famous for it.

Another reason why the majority of our sparring is done with light head contact and heavier on the body and limbs. Unless someone’s paying you millions of dollars to get that type of brain damage, it’s not necessary.

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George Wood is the head instructor of Zong Wu Men Internal Fighting Arts, based in Northern Virginia. He teaches the martial arts of Baguazhang and Xingyiquan.
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