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- BASIC STANCE
with feet approximately shoulder width apart.
Body weight should be evenly distributed between both feet.
knees should be slightly bent.
The left hand should be held protecting the left side of face and ribs.
right hand should be held protecting the right side of face and ribs.
Head and chin must be kept down with eyes fixed on
opponent looking through eyebrows at opponent.
Body must be turned sideways to opponent.
- FOOTWORK FOR PUNCHING
movement should consist of short sharp sliding steps on the balls of the feet.
When moving forward - push off rear foot.
moving backward - push off front foot.
When moving to your left - the left foot moves off first.
to your right - the right foot moves off first.
When moving always maintain your basic stance.
Always keep your
guard up protecting yourself at all times.
- THE LEFT JAB
punch is aimed to your opponents face in a straight line.
Pivoting your shoulder and hips.
Slide your feet forward before
Bring the hand back along the same path as the delivery in a straight line.
The right hand must
be held high to protect yourself.
- THE STRAIGHT RIGHT
the right hand fully extended at your opponent in a straight line.
Pivoting your shoulder and hip, shift most of
your body weight onto your front foot.
Keep your left hand up to protect yourself.
Bring your hand back
along the same path as the delivery.
- ROUNDHOUSE KICK
kick is normally employed when attacking.
The kick is delivered straight from the hip, with full body weight behind
The kick whips straight through the target, in an upward downward movement.
Make sure that you are up on your
toes when delivering the kick.
Body must be turned sideways on impact with the target, keeping your guard up.
- THE PUSH KICK
kick is normally employed to defend.
Resume basic stance.
Aim raised knee towards target, making sure toes are
Push the leg straight out with your bodyweight behind it, hitting the target with the ball of your feet.
toes must be pulled back, otherwise an impact with a solid object will lead to injury (broken toes).