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Old 02-11-2013, 09:53 AM   #34
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Default Re: ending w/ lead hand concept

Originally Posted by brown bomber View Post
No it doesn't - if you throw a left hook properly your hips and feet should turn into it thus your body will be turned far more to the side then a normal boxing stance - additionally your weight should have transferred to your back leg rather then be balanced so your weight will not be properly proportioned.

A hook uses your whole body for propulsion and transfer of weight from left to right, or front to back is the main reason why it isn't as good a punch to finish on as the jab par se... Obviously circumstances dictate how you should finish a combination but as most engagements won't lead to a brutal knockout opportunity it would be more reasonable to suggest that a jab will leave the boxer in a better position to continue the attack - or defend.
I don't land the hook..the guy reacts, your body turns out the other are safe to either leave the pocket or stay in and start a new combination.
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