I was trying to see the grabbing ropes controversy from the Fedor Lindland fight and came across the Fedor training videos on youtube. Nothing really new that I could see except one video in which he and his brother spin a lot before shadow boxing – I’d never seen this sort of deliberate dizziness-inducing sort of training. However this one was interesting at the end (fast forward to about 5:05) because the interviewer asks Fedor how he stays so relaxed before and after fights and then can “turn it on” instantly during fights, and Fedor responds that being relaxed is just the way he is in real life, and says something about he just tries to be smart and cool and use all of his knowledge and abilities to win. I guess a few of us are naturally relaxed and cool headed (some say a robot), and the rest of us have to work really hard to acquire this attribute.

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