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Why Kyokushin Fighters Do Not Punch to the Face

Almost anytime I post a video of a Kyokushin bout

there is one or more people who either make a comment about how it isn’t “realistic” because they don’t punch to the face, or, they ask the question of why they don’t. I decided to do some research and create a post that I could just share anytime those comments or questions come up.
kyokushin fighters not punch face

That being said, I wasn’t able to find a definitive answer, although a lot of speculation and hearsay. I would love to get a clear answer, perhaps from someone in the early days, or someone who asked Sosai Oyama directly. Continue reading “Why Kyokushin Fighters Do Not Punch to the Face”