ok, I sparred today, a 17year old kid, big bugger. 6-1, 230 or so. Good defense, and far more experience than me, and more reach. We didn't go hard but he defintiely won on the score cards. He doesn't hit nearly as hard as me but he had good d and I couldn't get inside and I like to model myself after Mickey Ward. Anyway, so I took another approach. Every time he dropped his jab hand a bit I (tried to) T off on his shoulder. I wasn't even concerned about his chin... just his shoulder. Again, he has a lot more experience so I couldn't get at him so I went for what I thought would put him on his heels.
I got him really good once and he winced, but how effective is this really? Am I wasting my time? Anyone have any luck with this mode of attack? I've enver really been jabbed in the shoulder time after time so I don't really know.