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Old 06-11-2011, 11:21 PM   #1
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Default Where to jab with the 1-2

Before I used to always throw the 1-2 in the same area: I would jab to the head and then follow it with a straight right. I rarely seemed to land my right hand. I would find my opponents would generally do this: I would jab, they would raise their guard, and then my right would land on their rasied guard. Very frusterating.

My new coach has me doing this: Jab lower, almost in the chest area. This would be a distarction, and if they block the jab, their hands are now lowered, allowing a clear path for the right.

Does everyone else do this? Is this a "common" method of using the 1-2?

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