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Old 09-26-2009, 06:45 PM   #23
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Default Re: Left Hook- palms down or facing inward?

Originally Posted by RDJ View Post
It leans a bit towards overhand but it was still a true hook I think. It's too short to be called an overhand unless I'm confused with the terminology. Shoulders were leveled I think, I'll need to check next time to be sure.

Hopkins does it a lot as he steps in. He steps in, ducks a bit, leans to the left, then sneaks it in.
Not really a hook. Either a leaning right cross or short overhand me thinks. For both you can do palm open. Not so much right cross but given the situation it can work. I don't think your thumb is completely up when you are doing the Hopkins move, more 45 degrees.

Is that right?
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