Monday, May 14, 2007

A Simple Punching Lesson with Rodney King

Let the creator of the Crazy Monkey System give you tips to improve your punching game.

" What can you do in 30sec to enhance your jab?
Here goes: 1. Always step on the Jab. Stepping on the jab enhances
your power!
2. Protect your chin with your shoulder while jabbing. If there are
no openings, there are no holes to counter into.
3. Keep your jab loose and relaxed until the moment of impact.
Keeping relaxed and loose in the flight to the target increases
speed.
4. Think of your jab as a train on tracks. Drive yourself to the
opponent. Leaning over when jabbing causes lose of balance, knocks
your precision out and diverts power.
5. When jabbing and moving let your jab hit the target before your
foot hits the ground. When your foot hits the ground first, you
loose your power to the ground!

Things You Can Do Right Now To Enhance Your Cross

Always step out with your lead foot, to the side when crossing. Stepping out with the lead foot on the cross enhances your power, by opening your hips. It also gives extension to your cross, so you can cover more distance!
2. Protect your chin with your shoulder while crossing. If there are no openings, there are no holes to counter into.
3. Keep your cross, loose and relaxed until the moment of impact. Keeping relaxed and loose in the flight to the target increases speed.
4. Think of your cross as a battering ram. Use your whole body, dropping the weight into the cross. Think lunge action, like you do when you execute lunges at the gym. Makes sure your back foot turns towards the target when you cross.
5. When crossing and moving use your jab to set up the cross. Don’t lead with a cross, there is just too much risk of been counterattacked! Keep Training & Train Safe

Things You Can Do Right Now To Enhance Your Lead Hook!

1. Always step out with your lead foot, to the side when hooking.
Stepping out with the lead foot on the hook enhances your power; by
opening your hips you give your self more arc to swing with. Added to
this it places you on the outside of your opponent instead of straight
in front of him, where a straight-line counter is so much easier for
him to execute!
2. Protect your chin with your shoulder while hooking. If there are
no openings, there are no holes to counter into. Use a horizontal
fist and not a vertical fist hook. When using vertical fist hooks it
is hard to protect your chin and head.
3. Keep your hook, loose and relaxed until the moment of impact.
Keeping relaxed and loose in the flight to the target increases
speed.
4.Remember to keep the arc of your hook as short as you can- relying
on turning your hip with the hook, while moving most of your weight to
the front foot. Turn your front foot in the direction of the hook as
well.
5. The method I use is step, drop your back heel, raise your front
heel, turn your hip and foot in the direction of the hook, keep your
head facing the target (Don’t turn your head away), keep your rear
hand up. Remember to pull your lead hook after execution back using
the shortest distance to back to your face and back to an elbow
tucked position in your stance. Lastly don’t lead with your hook,
always set it up with straight-line shots where ever possible before
using the hook, use your cross as the step out as well to set the
hook up! __________________"
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1 comment:

~The Mighty Kat~ said...

Good solid post! Thanks! Stumbled it via straight to the bar; will Digg when it's working again; will post link on my blog in a few days.