PUNCHING POWER

by Kevin L. Canan
(Jackson,Ohio USA)

When throwing your punches be sure to turn your hips first. Even when throwing a jab you should turn your hips first.(this will be a very slight movement)It is very important to keep BOTH feet pointed in the direction of your target.

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Oct 09, 2015
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by: John

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Oct 01, 2009
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speed fighter
by: Peter

Hi I really want to start boxing an getting trained ibeen self teaching myself but its better if ihad a coach to help me out ilive in New Bedford M.a please contact me also im 17 years old an im welling to learn it all Peterborges74@tmail.com

Jun 08, 2009
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POWER
by: JC

Good advice but some fighters just hit harder than others.If you hit hard it does not help if you can not hit your target.You need to practice these technic,s with a sparring partner that is using the same advice you recieved to do the same thing to you. That is only way to learn the sweet science.

May 15, 2009
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Boxing to stess free!
by: Sandeep Sen

Good learning from stalwarts!More tips pl.

Jan 04, 2009
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Nov 23, 2008
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Nov 18, 2008
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punching power
by: Anonymous

i agree with the twisting of the hips and everything but at the end of the day you shud just get on a heavy bag and continulously twist and pound that bag til you feel its guna fall down! twist and hook twist and hook and the power will come. speed speed speed!!!!!!

Aug 26, 2008
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punching power
by: Anonymous

In my comment about having both feet facing the target when punching has garnered alot of responses. To clarify your feet ONLY face the target at the point of impact,you then resume your normal fighting position. I assumed that any well informed person would know this without being told. In this I was wrong.

Aug 26, 2008
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100%
by: mike

nick i agree 100% with your comment. i teach boxing in london and thats wat i teach my students,and your on the money with that one. well put.

Aug 25, 2008
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all the above is good advise, here is some more..
by: nick pamps

boxing in the art of the kinetic chain. The punches power starts at the ball of feet amplifed at the hips (hip twist)and followed through at shoulders and ending at the fist. this allows your whole body's power to be behind the punch. the position of the feet is depening on type of punch, but keeping your feet staight does not help with a fighters balance at all. as well as keeping your feet straight whist throwing a punch does not assist in the power of the punch because it does not follow the kinetic chain principle. for example if you have an orthodox stance and need to through a quick left hook, point your toes(left foot) at a slight angle medially ( towards the mid line of your body) push off with the ball of your feet amplify the movement with the hip twist and follow through with the rest of the body.this will give you a quick powerful hook with out losing your balance.

Nicholas Pampallis
sports conditioner/personal trainer and amatuer boxer. south africa.

Aug 25, 2008
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all the above is good advise, here is some more..
by: nick pamps

boxing in the art of the kinetic chain. The punches power starts at the ball of feet amplifed at the hips (hip twist)and followed through at shoulders and ending at the fist. this allows your whole body's power to be behind the punch. the position of the feet is depening on type of punch, but keeping your feet staight does not help with a fighters balance at all. as well as keeping your feet straight whist throwing a punch does not assist in the power of the punch because it does not follow the kinetic chain principle. for example if you have an orthodox stance and need to through a quick left hook, point your toes at a slight angle medially ( towards the mid line of your body) push off with the ball of your feet amplify the movement with the hip twist and follow through with the rest of the body.this will give you a quick powerful hook with out losing your balance.

Nicholas Pampallis
sports conditioner/personal trainer and amatuer boxer. south africa.

Jun 21, 2008
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waist twist = punching power
by: jaywhite

I can confirm that punching power comes mainly from the amount of waist twist or "turning into the punch". How do I know? A fighter who fought Antonio Cervantes for the world lightweight title, beat world champion Saoul Mamby twice, and fought Esteban DeJesus, the only fighter to beat Roberto Duran as a lightweight told me so. He said simply "Power comes from twisting your waist"

May 11, 2008
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punching power
by: sufu

I agree with Anthony I teach my M A students the same way. But we keep our feet flat on the floor.

Feb 14, 2008
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Wrong
by: Antony

Your right about the hips but if both of your feet are facing your opponent your more prone to get off balance if you miss a punch and your feet dont have enough ankle space to use footwork alsoyour feet have to be slightly diagnal so that your body naturaly twist and will be turned around to give less space for your opponent to throw a punch at your body

Jan 23, 2008
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GREAT!!
by: Breland

I think thats very important keep it up

Jan 03, 2008
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With the Jab
by: Anonymous

If you step off with your rear foot when throwing the jab, you will find the hip twist to be more natural. For example, if your stance is orthodox and you are throwing a left jab - it would be initiated by your right leg pushing off or stepping off as they say. The twist action of the body wherein you turn your left hip will occur easily as part of the jab sequence just before your fist slams into the target. Try it this way rather then stepping forward with your left foot (as many of us have been wrongly taught). The left foot will go forward, of course, but only naturally since the who jab movement began with your rear leg in the first place.

Dec 07, 2007
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by: sanjay

hi good.

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