Fundamentals

 

To build a strong foundation for an effective boxing workout, the basic fundamentals must be practiced properly. Your fitness level and skills will progress naturally if you take the time to master the fundamentals. Tips include: Determining correct boxing stance, proper execution of punches, balanced moment, shadowboxing, mirror training and hand wrapping. 

Fundamentals

 

To build a strong foundation for an effective boxing workout, the basic fundamentals must be practiced properly. Your fitness level and skills will progress naturally if you take the time to master the fundamentals. Tips include: Determining correct boxing stance, proper execution of punches, balanced moment, shadowboxing, mirror training and hand wrapping. 

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To build a strong foundation for an effective boxing workout, the basic fundamentals must be practiced properly. Your fitness level and skills will progress naturally if you take the time to master the fundamentals. Tips include: Determining correct boxing stance, proper execution of punches, balanced moment, shadowboxing, mirror training and hand wrapping. 

Slips

 

How to visualize slipping a punch. Incorporating slipping moves in between your punch combinations provides additional fitness benefits such as the use of your core muscles and the expenditure of more calories.

Slips

Ducking

 

Another defensive method boxers use to avoid getting hit is called ‘ducking’. Ducking, also known as ‘bobbing and weaving’, is utilized against big powerful inside punches like hooks.

Ducking

Shadow Boxing

 

Shadowboxing allows you to incorporate all elements of boxing movement. It is performed without a bag or a partner. The punches, footwork, and defensive moves are all combined to create a smooth routine.Shadowboxing is also a great time to practice new combinations and review basic fundamentals.

Shadow Boxing

Mirror Training

 

One of the best ways to improve punching technique is to shadowbox in front of a mirror.

Mirror Training

Hand Wraps

 

The purpose of hand wrapping is to protect the bones, joints, and ligaments in your hands, to give additional support to your wrists, and to avoid cuts to your knuckles. These reusable protective wraps reduce the chance of both short-term and long-term damage and discomfort to your hands.

Hand Wraps
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