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Private You Gotta Learn How to Fight Better

Discussion in 'Power Classes & Gymnasium' started by Zora, Mar 2, 2019.

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    Zora stopped talking and looked at Euphemia in shock when she told her to punch her in the face. She did understand the mechanics - sort of- of learning self-defense, but somethings still bothered her a bit.

    So when Euphemia asked her to hit her, Zora hesitated a little at first, but quickly threw a punch at her face, making a fist as she did so.
     
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    The punch connected, Euphemia's face rocked to the side from the impact. Her body was still for a moment, then she stood up straight, continuing to face Zora is if nothing happened. The slight beginnings of a bruise could be seen on her face, but it faded away almost immediately as her body healed.

    "Not bad." She said, after a moment. She paused again before continuing. "Ms Del Bosque. I believe you are a compassionate woman. I do not think you would wish to cause anyone harm unjustly. However, there is no way to win a fight that guarantees the safety of both yourself and your opponent."

    "If you are attacked, you must not hesitate. You must strike hard and fast, you will not be able to win if you are not ruthless."

    It was how Euphemia was taught. She wasn't trained to just fight, she was trained to win. To do that there wasn't any room for hesitation, no room for doubt about your actions.

    "Please strike me again." She asked, this time watching Zora carefully, observing her technique.
     
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    Zora looked on relieved when she saw that the punch she had thrown, which quite honestly, had hurt quite a bit when it had made contact with Euphemia's face, started to bruise and heal right before her very eyes.

    "I understand, and you are right. I have been told before that I hesitate too much instead of just reacting," she admitted, a bit disappointed in herself that she had such a hard time getting past that mental block. If she was like Broen, she'd have zero problems with punching, hitting or hurting someone on purpose.

    However, this time when Euphemia asked her to try again, Zora didn't hesitate as much and threw a quick punch, letting out a yelp of sorts and grabbing her hand in pain after it made contact.
     
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    Euphemia's eyes widened just a little, a break from her usual stoic composure. She quickly moved to Zora's side, moving to grasp her hand so she could look at it closely and asses the damage.

    "I apologise." She immediately said. Even if her voice carried its usual impartial tone, the concern was visible on her face. "I should have made sure you were utilising proper technique."

    She frowned to herself. Even knowing that she was a poor teacher, Euphemia hoped she could avoid issues like this.
     
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    "Wait...you mean there is a proper technique to punching someone?!" Zora asked quizzically as Euphemia checked her hand, more surprised by that than by Euphemia rushing to her side to see if she was alright or asking Zora to outright punch her.
     


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