While comparatively low risk compared to many other contact sports, a few injuries have made it into the media spotlight recently; with several boxing gyms pulling out of corporate fight night events making headlines. Corporate boxing makes for a great experience and boxing can certainly be a safe hobby. However, much of the risk in competition … Read more
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In the previous tutorial you learnt how to evade a straight punch by slipping, now you will learn how to evade hooks by weaving aka rolling. As with slips you will also learn with weaves to evade to the left and the right followed with a retaliation. Because as you evade your body is positioned for certain strikes and new opportunities will present themselves.
Slipping is a boxing defense technique used to evade straight punches like the jab. When you are in striking range of your opponent its best to use evasion techniques to avoid any impact by either moving out of range, weaving or as this tutorial teaches – slipping. You will learn how to slip and follow on with strikes.
A versatile combo that changes the attackers angle with agile footwork to strike an opponent from a different angle after the initial strike. The attacker next moves out of range before re-engaging for a final strike. In this tutorial you will learn how to pivot to quickly change angle when in firing range.
https://youtu.be/Wcsaagybyx0 After throwing the jab and straight right punch your opponent may try and counter punch you. In this situation we are not blocking the punch nor slipping it – we are quickly stepping back out of the way to dodge their counter punch and in doing so we are using the momentum from the back … Read more
We will use the jab and straight right punches to close the distance and setup our body shots which come in at 45 degree angles smashing into our opponents floating ribs. A good body shot can stun your opponent especially when they are already tired. Once we learn the body shots we can add on a left hook and straight right to keep the combination flowing.
The overhand is what the name implies – it is a punch you throw over the hands of your opponent to hit them in the head. Sometimes pulling or pushing your opponents hands down on the strike. The rest of the punches flow and follow on from the overhand right to turn it into a little combination for you to practice.