We group the sparring drills into three different groups. Impact, Knife, and Grappling. The sparing is meant not to "Fight" but rather to practice fluidly over and over application of principles, techniques and sound judgment.
In knife sparing you develop much faster reaction time than boxing drills. Nothing is exactly the same and you better train for the purpose you will use your training.
An experienced boxer is good in the ring and also good outside the ring since he had to hone his skills over long time, try to successfully Knock Out at least few times in order to be considered a good boxer so he has the confidence and the willingness to win or lose. Usually people that learn Pure Krav Maga are not willing to lose. They know they might, but they also know it might cost them their lives or severe mental or physical injury.
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