Controlling your body in space helps us move more efficiently and get ourselves in and out of situations. We couldn’t throw a punch, go for a takedown, defend or move without good body awareness and balance, so its definitely something you should address and improve during your workouts.
Here’s a great, simple series of drills from Dewey Nielsen.
Balance Beam Basics
Did you see our post about Lyoto Machida and his balance training?
If not, its right here.