Once again, we apply the reasoning of “If the technique works so great, why is it not used by other martial arts or by professional fighters who get paid for beating their opponents?” The standard answer is, “Because it does not work!” It may work under certain conditions, especially with fighting another slap dancer, but it is useless under most conditions.
If you are striker, you will be willing to take a few snappy strikes as you nail the opponent with one or more powerful blows. If you are a grappler and you take a slap fighter to the ground, the snappy strikes will be useless against you on the ground. My rule of thumb for the usefulness of blocking or striking techniques is, “Will it be effective against Mike Tyson when you have just insulted him and he is trying to take you head off with punches?”
If you face a slap fighter in the ring, do not be distracted by the superfluous hand movements. Just block, kick, and punch as you always do.
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