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Boxing: Short Range Jab

I think what you heard is based on a misunderstanding, putting the valid point of the different applications Huw described aside. A jab is primarily a move of control. It controls/checks range, rhythm,...
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Boxing: Short Range Jab

I'm not sure what is meant by 'a deep back flexion of the arm'. Which of the two positions you use should depend on what the best way to get through the opponent's guard is. The Japanese styles (...
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Punching with knuckles first correctly

It is normal for the middle knuckles of your fingers to lead your first knuckles (top knuckles). This protrusion of the middle knuckles is exaggerated when wearing gloves. Your middle knuckles will be ...
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Boxing Uppercut Motion: Is Arm steady?

If you rely solely upon hip rotation for power when hooking or uppercutting, you will be punching with far less power than you might with better technique. Even when performing relatively strict, ...
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Punching: Make a fist and curl fingers correctly

There is absolutely nothing incorrect about forming a fist as you describe in paragraph 2. If I fold my fingers naturally, the tips of my fingers reach approximately 1 cm below the finger-palm line (...
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