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Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue by John Kreng

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Creating the Fighter’s IQ

Before you begin to think about putting together a fight scene, it is important to have your character bible written and especially to have a solid grasp about your character’s fighting IQ. The fighter’s IQ is an extensive physical, mental, emotional, and sometimes spiritual study of the character in physical combat. This also includes the preparation for the fight, what happens during the fight, and how the character accepts the results.

The character bible and fighter’s IQ for each character in the story work together hand in hand. By understanding each character’s fighting IQ, you will be able to provide a foundation to make the fights unique and different for each character. The character’s fighting IQ and skill ...

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