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Dieselnoi knees under "K1 ruleset"

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Hey everyone,

i want to build up my knee striking from 0, after i saw the vicious variation esp. from dieselnoi in the library. So the last few weeks i tried to imagine how effective/realistic the "dieselnoi knee" is under different kickboxing rulesets, where you can´t clinch the opponent.

Any thoughts on that?

 

From my perspective the knees feel very short (compared to a "spear-knee") and iam 1,96m/6,4ft tall boxing from southpaw stance. So in my world every strike is kind of long...

 

Greetings from Germany

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Sorry, I didn't see this post. I actually think Dieselnoi knees would be somewhat effective in a K1 ruleset, in that they aren't overly dependent on the clinch lock, and a lot of them come in space. Yes, he locks to finish fights, but a great of what he's doing is in space, and having to do with length. But, in practical terms, it really would depend on how heavily knees are scored by judges, and how dynamic you could become with them. His technical level was incredibly high, just in terms of power, precision & drive.

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Thanks for your thoughts. To connect the practical terms with the scoring of the ruleset didnt even come to my mind, very good point.

I thought more about if it works without the clinch(lock) in terms of damage, kind of simple minded here.

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