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Defensive Footwork for boxing

Defensive Footwork for boxing – Avoiding Punches
The feet play a valuable and sometimes unsung role in transferring power. With a rock solid stance a boxer can be propelled into or away from an attack or throwing powerful punches without going off balance.
When considering footwork for boxing, there are many reasons for keeping your feet at a comfortable shoulder width apart. Looking purely from a defensive point of view, if the stance is too wide then you will have trouble moving away from danger and will end up being over stretched. When you do try to retreat, you will find it much more difficult to open up a reasonable distance between you and your opponent – …

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Basic Boxing Punches

Boxing requires that you are able to move well, keep your hands up, stay strong throughout the game, and be tougher if your opponent is tough. But most of all, boxing requires you to learn how to thrown a punch properly. Below are the things you must first learn:
Straight – A straight punch is the quickest and most direct way to hit an opponent. Since it can be executed on the traditional stance, a boxer can use a straight punch at his disposal – more often than any other type of heavy punches in his arsenal. A straight punch is also the strongest and the most preferred knockout punch by many boxers.
It usually targets the …

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