Fighting Fit: Boxing Workouts, Techniques, and Sparring by Doug Werner, Alan Lachica

By Doug Werner, Alan Lachica

A boxer’s exercise session is a wonderful technique to burn calories—it is enticing, exhilarating, and potent. Going past leaping rope and punching the heavy bag, this advisor describes intermediate and complicated boxing abilities that might aid a person increase their functionality within the ring. This boxing exercise session may also help increase physique and personality in order that athletes can get into the easiest form in their lives, construct self-confidence, and be winners out and in of the hoop.

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Use a right block against a right uppercut and a left block versus a left. Pivot right foot and brace your right leg for a right glove block ... 62 Chapter 4 Left glove block ... and pivot left foot and brace left leg for a left glove block. 63 Defensive moves Duck Duck head shots but never uppercuts or body shots. Flex knees, duck and recover in a V motion. Keep head up and eyes on your opponent. Practice with a small suspended bag.

Getting caught off balance. Or simply losing eye contact. Like they say, — Keep the chin down and the guard up — and you’ll prevent disaster a large percentage of the time. However, boxing like a dancing turtle will not help you score or even survive for very long against a capable opponent. Jab catching As a jab arrives, place your right glove in front of your face with chin down. Pivot your right foot, brace the right leg and catch the jab with your glove. Make sure your chin is down so your glove bounces off your forehead and not your nose.

This should put you in position to counter into your opponent’s exposed area. Don’t bend at the hips and lose eye contact with your opponent. Keep hands up throughout the maneuver. Recover immediately. Slips Small, sideways movements of the head that dodge the bullet are called slips. It takes a keen eye to spot the incoming missile and a talented set of neck muscles to maneuver the head out of the way. Mike Tyson was a master of the slip early in his career. With the knot or weight hung at chin level, give it a push so that it swings to and fro at your head.

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