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 – …