Greg Jackson is one of the most highly regarded MMA coaches in the world. And, an old buddy from way back in the early fighting days. He was doing an interview for bjpenn.com, and began discussing fear and fighting/MMA.
Here’s an excerpt:
“What you’re really talking about it is not just fear, but time and fear. It’s one thing if you get in a street fight. Some dude is being an ass, you get up, he gets up, boom, boom, boom, and it’s over pretty quick. It’s different when you know that on this certain day at this certain time you’ll be fighting this certain guy. There will be pain involved. People will be watching and judging everything you do, and you have time to think about all that. As it gets closer, you get more afraid. The night of, you get really afraid.”
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