Boxing Skills Training

1. Stance and Guard 2. Left and Right Jab Head 3. Defence and Counter for Left and right Jab Head 4. Left and Right Jab Body 5. Defence and Counter for Left and Right Jab Body 6. Left and Right Hook Head 7. Defence and Counter Left and Right Hook Head 8. Left and Right Hook Body 9. Defence and Counter Left and Right Hook Body 10. Left and Right Uppercut Head 11. Defence and Counter Left and Right Uppercut Head 12. Left and Right Uppercut Body 13. Defence and Counter Left and Right Uppercut Body 14. Trunk Defences and Counterpunches 15. Feet Defences and Counterpunches 16. Hand Defences and Counterpunches 17. Head and Feet Movement 18. Feinting and Drawing 19. Infighting 20. Cutting off the Ring 21. Boxing Styles – Tall Opponent 22. Boxing Styles – Southpaw 23. Boxing Styles – Boxer 24. Boxing Styles – Counter Puncher 25. Boxing Styles – In Fighter 26. Boxing Styles – Slugger 27. Other Punches 28. Getting Inside 29. B-Hops Lead Jab Counters

An inside fighter may adopt a slight crouch for strong body punching. because it gives a boxer good balance and mobility.1. • • • • • • • Form good stance and guard Classic guard stance Orthodox left foot forward Legs shoulder width apart Triangular base with length and width Back heel off the ground On the ball of front foot Moving forwards • Use step and slide motion • Step with lead foot slide back foot • Use small steps Moving backwards • Use step and slide motion • Step with rear foot slide lead foot • Use small steps Moving left • Use step and slide motion • Step left with lead foot slide back foot • Use small steps Moving right • Use step and slide motion • Step right with lead foot slide back foot • Use small steps Circling left and right • Use step and slide motion • Step left with lead foot slide back foot • Circle round your opponent • Use small steps • When orthodox boxing a southpaw circle left and keep lead foot outside of southpaw opponent’s lead foot Circling left and right . Stance and Guard The classic guard stance is a good stance to box from.

• • • • Use step and slide motion Step right with lead foot slide back foot Circle round your opponent Use small steps Pivot left Step turn left foot 90 degrees clockwise. • • • • • • • • Snappy Punch Left arm travels in a straight line to the target and back to guard Back heel off the ground Spring off back foot but keep feet planted Half twist lead shoulder and hips Twist left wrist on impact palm facing floor Hit target with surface area of last three fingers of fist Keep chin down . Step Across right From boxing stance step across to the right using right foot. Maintain good boxing stance 2. create new angle of attack for left jab. Lead foot remains unmoved Side • • • • Side • • • • step left Step forward and to the left of your opponent Step with left foot and slide rear foot Create new angle of attack for left jab. Rear foot remains unmoved. slide rear foot round Pivot right Step and turn right foot 90 degrees anticlockwise. slide lead foot round Step across left From boxing stance step across to the left using left foot. 80% of you point scoring will be with the left jab. create new angle of attack for right cross. Left and Right Jab Head Left Jab Head The left jab is one of the most important punches to master. Maintain good boxing stance step right Step forward and to the right of your opponent Step with right foot and slide rear foot Create new angle of attack for right cross.

heart or liver .• • • Keep right hand to guard Punch straight from guard no telegraphing Aim for opponents chin Right Jab Head • Snappy punch • Right hand travels in a straight line to the target and back to guard • Back heel off the ground • Weight is transferred to front leg • Slight rotation of rear foot anti-clockwise • Good rotation in hips and shoulders • Rear shoulder comes past lead shoulder • Twist right wrist on impact palm facing floor • Hit target with surface area of last three fingers fist • Keep chin down • Keep left hand to guard • Punch straight from guard no telegraphing • Aim for opponents chin 3. Left and Right Jab Body Left • • • • • • • • • • • Jab Body Snappy punch Bend knees bring shoulders down in line with target Move in towards target (chest area) Left arm travels in straight line to target and back Keep back heel off the ground Half twist lead shoulder and hips Twist left wrist on impact palm facing floor Hit target with surface area of last three fingers fist Keep right hand to guard Punch straight from guard no telegraphing Aim for opponents chest. Defence and Counter for Left and right Jab Head • Block and counter left jab • Block and counter 1-2 • Block and counter 1-2 + Left Hook • Slip outside and counter right jab • Slip outside and counter right jab + left hook • Slip outside and counter right jab + left hook + Right Jab • Dip and counter 1-2 to body • Layback and counter left jab • Push away and counter 1-2 • Slide punch with right jab 4.

hips. Defence and Counter for Left and Right Jab Body Defence Left Jab Body • Right elbow block counter with left jab • Right inside parry counter with left jab • Left outside parry counter with right jab Defence Right Jab Body • Left elbow block counter right jab • Left inside parry counter with right jab • Right outside parry counter with left jab 6. left arm and shoulders clockwise Left upper arm should be 90 degrees from body Palm facing down or inward Rotate lead foot clockwise Keep right hand to guard Don’t hook past centre line Violent twist from hips and shoulders Right Hook Head • Transfer weight to lead leg • Rotate rear leg. hips. heart or liver 5. Left and Right Hook Head Left • • • • • • • • • Hook Head Lower back heel to floor Transfer weight to rear leg Rotate lead leg. right arm and shoulders anti-clockwise • Upper arm should be 90 degrees from body • Right hand palm facing down and inward • Rotate lead foot clockwise • Keep right hand to guard .Right Jab Body • Snappy punch • Keep back heel off the ground • Bend knees bring shoulders down in line with target • Weight transferred to front leg • Right arm travels in straight line to target and back • Slight rotation of rear foot anti-clockwise • Good rotation in hips and shoulders • Rear shoulder comes past the lead shoulder • Twist right wrist on impact palm facing floor • Hit target with surface area of last three fingers fist • Keep right hand to guard • Punch straight from guard no telegraphing • Aim for opponents chest.

hips. hips. right arm and shoulders • Aim to punch floating rib • Right hand palm facing inward • Rotate rear foot anti-clockwise • Keep left hand to guard • Don’t hook past the centre line 9. left arm and shoulders Aim to punch floating rib or liver Palm facing inward Rotate lead foot clockwise Keep right hand to guard Don’t hook past centre line Right Hook Body • Transfer weight to lead leg • Rotate rear leg. Defence and Counter Left and Right Hook Body Left • • • Hook Body Right arm elbow block roll with punch and counter left hook Right Hook Body Left arm elbow block roll with punch and counter left hook .• • Don’t hook past the centre line Violent twist from hips and shoulders 7. Left and Right Hook Body Left • • • • • • • • Hook Body Lower back heel to floor Transfer weight to rear leg Rotate lead leg. Defence and Counter Left and Right Hook Head Defence Left Hook Head • Right arm block roll with punch and counter left hook • Right arm block roll with punch and counter left hook + right jab • Dip and counter 1-2 to body • Lay back and counter 1-2 Defence Right Hook Head • Left arm block roll with punch and counter right jab • Left arm block roll with punch and counter right jab + left hook • Dip and counter 1-2 to body • Lay back and counter 1-2 8.

Left and Right Uppercut Head Left • • • Uppercut Head Lower left arm and shoulder Punch upward towards opponents chin Arm travels upward and vertical Right Uppercut Head • Lower Right arm and shoulder • Punch upward towards opponents chin • Arm travels upward and vertical • Body moves through central axis 11.10. Left and Right Uppercut Body Left • • • Uppercut Body Lower left arm and shoulder Punch upward toward opponent’s chest or floating ribs Arm travels upward and vertical Right Uppercut Body • Lower right arm and shoulder • Punch upward toward opponent’s chest or floating ribs • Arm travels upward and vertical • Body moves through central axis 13. Defence and Counter Left and Right Uppercut Head Defence Left Uppercut • Layback counter with left jab • Block with right hand counter with left jab • Block with left hand counter with right hook Defence Right Uppercut • Layback counter with right jab • Block with left hand counter with right jab • Block with right hand counter with left hook 12. Defence and Counter Left and Right Uppercut Body Defence Left Uppercut Body • Elbow block • Layback Defence Right Uppercut Body • Elbow block .

Head and Feet Movement • • • • • • Side rhythm Forward rhythm Use pads Use sand ball Use rope Use tennis ball in stocking 18. Feet Defences and Counterpunches • • • • Push away Step across Side step Pivots 16.• Layback 14. Hand Defences and Counterpunches • • • • • • • • • Block left jab and counter with left jab Outside parry right jab and counter with right jab Inside parry left jab body and counter with left jab Inside parry right jab body and counter with right jab Elbow block left jab body and counter with left jab Elbow block right jab body and counter with right jab Wedge block right jab Wedge block right body Stop right jab 17. Feinting and Drawing Feinting • Feint to freeze opponent then 1-2 • Feint left jab head right jab body • Feint left jab body right jab head . Trunk Defences and Counterpunches • • • • • • • • Dip Slip to left Slip to right Layback Head roll Bob and weave Shoulder roll (right jab) Head roll right jab 15.

hooks and uppercuts 20. Cutting off the Ring • • Shuffling left and right Using hooks to manoeuvre opponent 21. Boxing Styles – Southpaw • • • • • • • Move left Keep your lead foot outside of opponents lead foot Lead with right jabs Parry Southpaw lead jab and counter with right jab Use short parry with lead hand and quickly counter with left jab Slide punch southpaw lead jab with left jab Slip the lead jab and counter with a left hook 23. slip outside left hook body. then slip jab to outside and counter with right jab • Lower lead hand invite the right jab. Infighting Work in close using short punches. Boxing Styles – Boxer • • • • • • • Use good head movement Use lateral movement Punch in combinations Use feints to freeze your opponent Use power shots Work inside with hooks and uppercuts Counter lead jab . Boxing Styles – Tall Opponent • • • • Counter the lead jab Use good head movement Move inside use short punches body and head Use body punches to lower the guard for head punches 22. left hook head 19. drop right arm and elbow block jab and counter with left jab to the head • Invite a right jab. when it is fired slip outside and counter with a left hook • Raise right arm invite lead jab to the body.• Feint right jab body right jab head Drawing • Move head forward few inches to draw left jab.

They don’t worry about defence or being able to move a lot. sluggers have the potential of being very tough opponents when you are in the ring. • • • • • • • • • • Throw a lot of jabs and straight punches to keep a slugger off balance Don’t let a slugger get set and when he does step off to the side out of his punching range A slugger usually gets tired in the later rounds Make him pay with counterpunches when he misses Use goods movement around the ring and make him miss Use 1-2 when opponent moves in and move off Stick and move Use good lateral movement Use lots of jabs doubles and trebles Use straight punches 27.24. Because of this. Other Punches • • Overhand right Shovel hooks . They generally (not always) don’t have great endurance because they get a lot of early knockouts. and if they can they’ll knock you out. They just want to hit you. Boxing Styles – Counter Puncher • • • • • Don’t rush in edge in Try and offset his timing by using lots of feints Be extra sharp and make sure your hands come straight back to guard Use combinations and strike from different angles Try countering the counter 25. Boxing Styles – In Fighter • • • • • • • Use lots of left jabs doubles and trebles Use lateral movement and pivots Use 1-2 when opponent tries to move in Use uppercuts if comes in low If opponent gets inside move away Use straight punches Use height reach advantage 26. Boxing Styles – Slugger Sluggers are characterised as boxers whose main strength is their punching power.

then when in close switch to the shorter punches (hooks and uppercuts) Dip Under the Jab Time your opponents jab so that you can dip and move forward with a 1-2 body counter.• • Bolo punch Slide punching 28. Countering the Jab You can also work off your opponents jab by countering with a 1-2 or double jab and moving inside to use the shorter punches. “which is the best way to get inside of an opponents guard to use the shorter punches?” As we know the infighter is the shorter stockier opponent who has a short reach and needs to close the gap. Move inside and use the shorter punches. The body punches generally lower the guard for a clean head shot. Slipping the Jab Slip the jab to the outside and step in with the right leg. right uppercut left hook. Moving in with Side Rhythm Keep your head moving side to side in a bob and weave motion while moving forward. Throw a double jab and close the gap between you and your opponent. if your opponent throws a jab and you see an opening then counter with a hook. Stay inside and keep throwing short punches. B-Hops Lead Jab Counters For orthodox v orthodox If your opponent has a good jab you have to be able to eliminate it: • Catch the left jab with right hand and counter with left jab . Getting Inside I’ve been asked a few times in the gym. Moving forward under the jab should get you inside for the shorter hooks to the head. Moving in with the Jab This is one of the best ways I know of closing the gap and moving inside your opponent’s guard. then come up to the head with left right hook. 29. against a taller opponent to eliminate the taller opponent’s height reach advantage.

• • • Catch the left jab with right hand and counter with left jab to the chest Catch the left jab with right hand and counter with left hook Slip the left jab to the outside and counter with right jab .

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