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    front hand position

    I'm getting back into boxing and my coach teaches to have the leading hand in a loose fist right directly in front of the face with your thumb towards your face. I only boxed a bit in the forces but I was always taught to have the leading hand further out to my left like diagonally from my face. I knocked a few guys out in boxing so it worked for me at the time. I guess this new coach is more classic style or something.Which is right or best?

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    Whatever the coach you are working with right now tells you to do.





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    In a position that can best defend against your opponent's right hand hooks and crosses, while still being able to throw lead punches.

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    I prefer this front hand position myself.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sayno2ringworm
    I'm getting back into boxing and my coach teaches to have the leading hand in a loose fist right directly in front of the face with your thumb towards your face. I only boxed a bit in the forces but I was always taught to have the leading hand further out to my left like diagonally from my face. I knocked a few guys out in boxing so it worked for me at the time. I guess this new coach is more classic style or something.Which is right or best?
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    He's lining up your lead hand so that when you jab, you're whole body will be properly fixed. I'm 40 and its taken me years to get this even nearly correct.

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