Fundamentals

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. 

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. 

Balanced Boxing Stance

 

All moves in boxing originate from a balanced boxing stance. It is the foundation of smooth, steady movement that facilitates the delivery of effective punch combinations. It is essential that you develop a boxing stance that provides stability and allows you to move easily.

Balanced Boxing Stance

The Left Jab

How to execute the most important punch in boxing, the left jab. During any given round, whether shadow boxing or on the heavy bag, jabs should be thrown almost continually.

The Left Jab

The Straight Right

 

How to throw a straight right. The straight right is a power punch executed from the orthodox boxing stance. It is similar to throwing a jab with your powerful dominant hand instead of the lead hand.

The Straight Right

Hooks

 

How to throw hooks. The hook is a short-range, semi-circular punch most often thrown with your lead hand.

Hooks
Hooks

Upper Cuts

 

How to throw uppercuts. Uppercuts are powerful, close-range punches and can be thrown by either the left or the right hand.

Upper Cuts
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