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  1. WhiteShark is offline
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    Technique of the year: The Jab

    Many peole don't know how to use this technique properly. It is not very difficult to learn but quite difficult to master and keep using. The Jab is so important that some coaches will tell you to begin and end every combination with a Jab.

    Uses of the Jab:
    1) gauging distance. A Jab can be used to constantly monitor your opponents distance allowing you to more reliably execute your other techniques.

    2) set-up other strikes. A jab is also great for starting Striking combinations like the old standby Jab - Cross - Hook.

    3) "blinding" your opponent. A quick and continuous Jab makes it very difficult for your opponrnt to see what else you are doing or planning.

    4) quick damage. With enough practice you should be able to bloody most noses or cut yout opponents face(without big gloves) wiht a stiff Jab.

    5) many more. A Jab is a very versital technique use it and experiment.

    Jabs can be thrown with differing force whether they are being used to distract or cause damage. But Jabs should always be thrown with a snapping motion a Jab is never left "out there" if it is it isn't a Jab.

    Here is a picture of Bill Wallace throwing a Jab. Note the elbow stays down and there is a slight shift forward to extend the reach and add weight to the strike:
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    Another use...
    Jamming your opponent's move.
    When they start moving, you throw them a jab. Since it's such a fast tech, it'll hit most people before they can complete their movement. And most people do abort their attack to cover. It's the most useful attack to fake combos with...
    However, be warned that a good grappler will kill you if you overuseit.

    For me, on the bottom line, the jab is one of the most perfect attacks, because it's simple (so I won't forgeit it amidst mayhem), it's quick, it's multi-purpose, and best of all, it offers a great combo/defense branch (since it recovers so fast).
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    if you use the jab too much your opponent will time it and throw a cross over it. you have to mix it up.
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    You could use a jab or, if you are in a high stance, kick off the front leg(towards the crotch) in a similar fashion. Although for the latter, you may want to be already moving. It is telegraphic(like any kick) from when you are still(Unless you have your weight on the back leg in a "easy there killer" type of position). I've gotten pretty quick when I wear light sneakers, such as wrestling shoes. Slower w/steel toes. Although w/steel toes I'd be more inclined to shin tap.
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    Also, isn't there some hip motion (as with most strikes) to add power? Or is that just preference?
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    Preference. If you want to add power you rotate the body and/or take a step forward.
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    What about jabbing leaving it out to obstruct the opponents vision and throwing a front kick right under it?
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    We're taught a similar strategy in Seidokan, except it's off a straight right. I guess it's pretty standard though. Jab, straight right (not meant to do damage) that obstructs opponent's view, right roundhouse to the body.

    I love the jab, I just need to get better at using it more effectively.
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