Under the pressures of combat, distance can fluctuate and disappear in an instant. Many fighting systems, while dominate in a specific ranges, suffer during this transition. The difference between victory and defeat therefore is often found in those grey areas of overlap, where striking melds with grappling and where reflex, habit and over-specialization can leave us fixated on a failing tactic. In this download, we will explore the essential skill of dirty boxing. We will begin by addressing the clinch from a striker's perspective, looking for the best ways to both stifle your opponent's strikes while controlling and creating opportunities for your own counter attacks. You will learn cardinal rules of controlling the clinch, common misconceptions and pitfalls and simple drills to teach you how to dominate the clinch with unorthodox strikes, counter ambush tactics and superior angles. A must for self defense and sports practitioners alike.