Israel Adesanya Stylebender Fight IQ and Flow
After watching a 5 round masterclass via Israel Adesanya win over Brad Tavares, I couldn’t help but notice a few things that I find are not only paramount to world-class striking, but to the growth of the martial artist. In a chicken vs. egg type rhetorical question, I’m not sure what comes first, nor the causation, but the link between relaxation, flow state and (when perpetual) how they make for a tremendous “Fight IQ”.
Stylebender is a breath of fresh air, coming from the world of high-level kickboxing and making a very nice transition into MMA. His ability to stay relaxed, and “calm amidst the storm” defence, are all predicated off his understanding of range, cadence, dynamics and other staples, but the growth of the mixed martial ARTIST.
DISCLAIMER: I’ve covered “Stylebender” before, in a more typical fashion. The aim here is to show his growth and uncanny artistry in a sport he is a relative newcomer to. Enjoy all, cheers.
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Martial Arts since single digits, traditional martial arts victim turned advocate. I’ve trained with and learned from some of the best in the world, including Master Renzo Gracie, John Danaher, Ajarn Phil Nurse, and Henri Hooft…now it’s my turn to share back. Just a humble and strikingly beautiful man, well maybe not all that humble 🙂