The boxing game is growing more and more fame in the world of sports today. Chiefly, this game occupies two players where they punch each other to knock out each other. Young people can easily engage in this game. But before entering into the world of boxing you should be correctly trained. You need to learn the boxing techniques to play this game successfully. So, read on to know about boxing techniques used in the game of boxing.
There are varied techniques for boxing. The basic boxing techniques are categorized as stance, punches and defense boxing techniques.
Stance is one of the first significant techniques in boxing. In this technique, the player positions with the legs shoulder-width apart to have a fully erect stance. Both feet tipped just inward. The right heel is off the ground. The lead (left) fist is place perpendicularly about six inches before the face at eye level. The rear fist is placed close the chin and the elbow folded against the ribcage to shield the body. The chin must be tucked in the chest to evade punches to the jaw that causes knock-outs.
Punches have four different kinds including jab, cross, hook and uppercut. In jab technique, punch is quick and straight, this technique is done with the lead hand from the guard pose. The fist goes around 90 degrees and turns horizontal after collision.
However, the rear hand is clutched nearby the face to shield the jaw. The cross is a straight punch done with the rear hand. Beginning from the guard position, the rear hand is twisted from the chin. It passes through the body and travels towards the goal in a straight line. The rear shoulder is progressed forward. Its final position is just outer the chin. At the same time, the lead hand is pulled backed and positioned across the face to shield the inside of the chin. The torso and hips are turned around counter-clockwise as the cross is performed.
A semi circular punch is performed with the lead hand to the side of the opponent’s head and this punch is known as hook. Starting from the guard’s position, the torso and hips and rotated clockwise. The fist is pushed through a tight, clockwise bend across the front of the body and joins with the target. Accordingly, the lead foot spins clockwise and the left heel twist outwards. However, uppercut is a perpendicular; rising punch is made with the rear hand. Starting from the guard’s position, the torso shifts slightly to the right and the rear hand goes down below the stage of the opponent’s chest. There must be a trivial bend in the knees. As a result, the knees thrust upwards quick and the torso and hips turn anti-clockwise.
Defense Boxing Techniques
One of the main important and commonly used boxing techniques is straight left jab to the head. In this style of techniques for boxing, the chin and partly the mouth has to be covered with the left fist. The left hand is set straight and the left elbow goes up according to the onward movement of the left fist. The chin must never be uncovered by the left fist. Yet, a further basic boxing techniques straight jab to a stomach entails keeping the body bowed in a waist and knees, take a step with the front foot and when the goal is contacted, the widened arm has to be parallel to the floor. This jab can force the opponent to lower the hands and release the head for more attack.
Right uppercut is one more type of defense boxing technique. This technique is performed by standing in a boxing stance as well as holding the back knee bent. In this technique, you should lower your right shoulder to bight the right side to make a semi-crouch position. Your fist must be positioned amply upwards close to the chin to cover the head. The hips have to be twisted forward, driving the ball of the back foot and punching the right fist upwards towards the goal. The right arm continues close to the body and rotates in a semicircle.
Follow the above fundamental boxing techniques and become a winning boxer.