It would realy give the gamecock to stretch a bit and a chance to adjust with the new environment (pit) if the pitter let the gamefowl walk for awhile. The battlecock will observe the new environment, the crowd, the lights and the physical environment, and soon must adjust to it. Take note one of the objective of pitting is to make the gamecock feel that he owns the place.
It is also the best moment to initially gauge the battlecocks current psychological status regarding the cockpit. If the battlecock is somehow shows symptoms of being afraid to something in the pit, the pitter may now do his trick to make the gamecock more comfortable with the surroundings. Usually if the gamecock is conditioned mentally, with an infusion of right amount of game blood and in good health, the battlecock would adjust to the surounding easily.
After letting the gamefowl walk and the initial observation, the teaser may now be shown to the battlecock and the reaction is now assessed. How the gamecock respond to the teaser cock? Is he alert? Is he focused or perhaps overly craving for a fight? Adjust what you want the gamecock to be by,
If you are using the phosphagen system for your gamecocks, you might wanna give the battlecock a minute of rest before releasing, otherwise your expensive creatine supplement will be worthless along with the effort of giving such. Read more about the phosphagen system for more information.
Time for warming up (priming) the battlecock varies from associations and cockpits, usual range will be 1.5 to 3 minutes in most cockpits and association. Make sure to know and to adjust your priming activities with the time allowed.
For man-fighters you must release the gamecock a bit far from you and the other people. Also release the battlecock with a distance that gives you a space to go to the pit-door in case the gamecock sues you.
Make sure also that the opponent released his gamecock on the allowed area on his side, this is marked by a line in the pit. If the opponent released his battlecock beyond this line, the applicable rules are.
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