Have there been any MMA or famous kick boxers that are flat footed?

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    Have there been any MMA or famous kick boxers that are flat footed?


    I'm wondering this, because I want to become more flexible and get good at kicks, but was wondering if being flat footed would throw me off balance, or put me at a good disadvantage, or if the shoes I have will kind of make up for any lose in balance. I wear a pair of new balances with arch supports and basically don't feel right without them on. Truth idk if I developed flat feet or was born with flat feet, but the flat feet would explain why I have minor scoliosis that developed during puberty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DerickVonD View Post
    I'm wondering this, because I want to become more flexible and get good at kicks, but was wondering if being flat footed would throw me off balance, or put me at a good disadvantage, or if the shoes I have will kind of make up for any lose in balance. I wear a pair of new balances with arch supports and basically don't feel right without them on. Truth idk if I developed flat feet or was born with flat feet, but the flat feet would explain why I have minor scoliosis that developed during puberty.
    probably want to post this here.


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    Having flat feet will have no bearing on your ability to throw a kick or become more flexible. I have flat feet and can throw a high kick on either leg from either stance. If you feel off-balance, then you just need to improve your technique.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rugger48 View Post
    probably want to post this here.


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    Wasn't sure if I should post there since this is about me and not about a MMA fighter or any upcoming MMA event.
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    I am flat footed and have legit kicks. You just have to keep an eye on your feet that you keep your weight on toes to get a proper pivot.
  

  
 

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