Judah Friedlander, Boxing, Devon discussed on StarTalk Radio

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A world champion baby. You gotta love it. Come on feels good. When like, okay, I have a friend. His name is Judah Friedlander. He is a comedian. And he wears a hat that says world champion on it and his whole thing people and people used to say when he was on stage. Like, what are you the world champion, maybe be like everything? You I'm I'm one or two things one or two things right on things. More than me. You came to the sport of professional boxing relatively late. But what dress you into the ring? What was it for you? It wasn't that. I was drawn into the ring. It was that. I I kinda needed something to do. I was a professional dancer that was Michael when my brothers were doing martial-arts, I was dancing. So when I got injured, and I couldn't dance anymore. My brother's finally was able to get me into the sport of a karate. So. I really had no interest in boxing. I just kind of fell into the sport. So now, it's funny because you say dancing, and then boxing, but the to do have some connective tissue show is definite correlation because it's funny when people see me, boxing, they say like a move like a dancer because there's a lot of moving that ends up being my style. I'm more of a boxer than puncher. Because of that, you know, that's always argument between the two types of pugilist is the brawler and the boxer and the boxer is the is the person who's light on their feet. They're up on their toes. They're using the ring they're using the perimeters of the ring they're creating positioning with their with their body and making their opponent kind of position themselves put themselves out of position and the brawlers the brawlers. Before. And and I love fighting brawlers because they come at you. Right. And that's the whole reason they will do all the work for you. And you just a disaster. Make sure you can hit them before they get to you. Now, you touched on strategies, and you thinking science using an opponent's momentum and there's losses toward you. As what they think is an asset. And you're running it round to make the disadvantage an asset for you. So I'm thinking that brother is a grand chessmaster that is all strategy. Your other brother, the kickboxer which one taught you the most. Well, it's funny because Devon and his last name is actually Cormac story rejoice for that. Don't turn it back on me. If I don't correct. The he's the one that actually got me into the sports. He got he will tell you also that he taught Morita play chess. Oh, this blame the fame. His he got us bowed into our perspective sports. So I'm gonna say that Devon is actually the one that has been most implants on me. But I also learned chess sydell that in a make strategy that is the angel bottom oxen to so how much of that chess strategy do bring to your book Zing in the middle of find. I think for me, it's a majority of my sites always thinking move ahead. Follow to get them in a certain position. So that I can, you know, punch them or or if they adjust I should be just that, you know, ahead of that. And we'll means like I got really placed in position, you might think you got there on your own. But it's really. I. That is a chess match to say, the least socially martial arts thing. The the biggest day of deception to allow you to go for something you think is there. And then the way it's not. Exactly, exactly. This is why this natives won't champion of definitely. So in your in your training, I'm interested because these things do interest me was your training old school hard now. Skipping rope. Or did you employ new techniques new technology? Are you one of those people that embraces the new? I hate weight training. Eight. Did it a little bit? But the thing is that even though I don't look like getting older. My body was telling me that I was I had the problems from dance. I started getting in boxing, which were toward is ahead torn minutes..

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