Amateur Boxing Rules and Guidelines. All you need to know about Fouls, Cautions, Warnings. and Amateur Boxing Age Classes and Amateur Boxing Weight Classes.
The Boxers Stance is the foundation upon which pretty much all traditional boxing skills are established. This can be a vital skill quite often overlooked by many beginners eager to get into the ring.
Correct movement is a vital line of defence, to put it simply when you are out of range you cannot be hit. Learning how to box moving in every direction provides you with a huge edge over an opponent.
The straight punch is a crucial punch as it can be used to prepare for the primary attack in your bout. It is also used to gauge the range to the opponent, disrupt the opponent’s actions and also to score points.
Unlike the Jab and Right Cross, the Left and right Hook have technicalities which usually take some time for many boxers to learn.
Combinations are two or more punches thrown together in a single attack. A well-executed boxing combination is paramount to your boxing success.
It’s not until you finally step into the boxing ring for the first time and are on the receiving end of any hard punch that you all of a sudden understand exactly how essential your Defence is going to be.