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Shuffling forward and exposing a particular part of the body is a method used to force a specific lead. Fold the left arm under, right arm above. It slows up a match and makes clean, fast, skillful boxing impossible.

In this manner there is little chance of punishment. It may be used to get into position for terrific right-handed counters, and it can be used to throw an opponent off balance.

In other words, the plane of the fist never varies and the elbow never drops back of the body line. Do not always use the same feint.

The so-called body hooks are in reality uppercuts or poorly executed straight blows. USE Blocking is the first line of defense. It is not perfect and no doubt further experience will bring constructive changes.

This parry calls for much practice and coordination in order to be properly executed Figure 56, page Start the left hand low. Thus a wide base is obtained without sacrificing speed or power.

The propulsion of the blow comes from the twist of the waist. Used properly, bent-arm blows make boxing n more complete and difficult sport. Move forward by a series of quick advances, driving the right hand into complete extension every time the right foot is moved.

The arms are important only because they are the vehicles of body force. In pushing, the body is often off-balance as the force of the blow does not come from a pivot of the body but from a push off the right toe. Language English Dewey Number As- sume the fundamental position. As the opponent leads a hook or swing bend the trunk forward from the waist, and at the same time dip both knees forward so that the body is practically dropped.


Slowly shuffle to bosing attack which usually brings a left lead. As the oppo- nent leads a short left hook raise the right arm as if to salute. Thus the quick advance, which allows sudden movement forward without loss of body balance.

In other words, a blow to the body is more effective and safer if the body is dropped to the level of the target. The left foot is flat on the floor. The right hip swings forward and the right leg bends slightly. If the opponent obtains the inside position and starts to hasilet the body, place the open palms of both hands against his shoulders.

Rolling is often practiced by the expert, and it is almost impossible for a novice to hit an expert who is using it. With- out bent-arm blows there are fewer possible combinations. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.


Practice each method and notice the deception of each. The head is moved only if the slip is too close Figure 59, page USE The Forward Shuffle—is a slow movement forward in such a manner that both feet are on the floor at all hqislet, with the body poised for either a sudden attack or a defensive maneuver, Its primary purpose is to create openings and to draw leads.

It should be learned first and learned well. Sidestep to the outside position and drive a left uppercut to the chin.

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Feint a left jab to the face and jab to the stomach; feint a left jab to the stomach and jab for the face; feint a left jab to the face, feint a right to the face and then jab the left to the chin; feint a straight right to the jaw and hook the left to the body, feint a jab to the chin and deliver a right uppercut to the body.


Carry both hands high and in position of b. The Short or True Uppercuts—are used principally as defensive blows against crouchers, and as counters.

Be the first to add this to a list. Shift the weight forward until it is directly over the left leg Figure 19, page It is best to use the right brush for the left uppercut and hxislet versa. One method is a pivot or quick turn of the waist allowing the hip and shoulder to precede the arm, the other being a full body pivot, shifting the weight from one leg to the other, The waist pivot is faster and easier to learn and is used as the basis of teaching the art of hitting.

It should be used in combination with jabbing from the inside position. The elbows edwij in, palms edwib and open. The body flattens FIG. Continue this exercise until it can be easily performed.

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It should be used sparingly and only for apparent opening. As in the left jab to the body, the body follows the blow, although added force can be obtained by a body pivot to a position over the left foot.

The feet do not leave the floor.

The weight shifts to the right leg. Carry the hands high and close to the FIG. That is the correct principle of hitting. Movement is light and easy, more wrist than arm. Wignall, The Story of Boxing, p. The right hand should he held high off the left shoulder ready to counter to the chin Figure 60, page