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Position before Punching (diary entry)

footwork drills

09.02.19   My two junior clients arrived at the eighth hour of their course on Basic Western Boxing for Martial Arts Cross Training. They are showing a lot of great progress and have clearly been putting the work in. This was my second lesson of the day. We went over 11 punch combination, uppercuts, body shots and general positioning.   The warm up consisted of partner-work, where the two junior fighters coached each other. They began with footwork and then […]

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Under the Boxing Guard (diary entry)

Jack_Johnson_Uppercut

02.02.19   This morning’s private lesson saw my two junior clients grow their combinations, focus more on the L and V-Step as well as develop the uppercut and the liver-shot/shovel hook.   We warmed up with partner work, focusing on defensive attributes using footwork and slipping. Here I principally addressed the L and V-step. The L-step is a great defensive and drawing technique, but it only works to one side of a stance. The move is used to move out […]

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