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Boxing Basics Part VI: Punching Combinations

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who is doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. So we’ve gone over the various punches and how to defend those punches; now it’s time to get into some combinations. A single punch by itself is pretty much useless. You need a […]

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Boxing Basics Part V: Punching – Hook & Uppercut

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who is doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. As I mentioned in a previous article, it’s always the punch you don’t see coming that results in a knockout. And the hook and the uppercut are two punches that, if […]

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Boxing Basics Part IV: Punching – Jab & Cross

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who is doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. Now that we’ve covered wrapping your hands, stance and footwork, and defense, it’s time to get into a little bit of offense. We’ll start with the most important punch in boxing, […]

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Boxing Basics Part III: Defense

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who is doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. Check out Part I and Part II. In a sport where the objective is to hurt your opponent more than he hurts you, defense is a pretty important thing, which is […]

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Boxing Basics Part II: Stance & Footwork

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Image from arwriterphotog Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who is doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. Thanks Chad! In this installment of the “Boxing Basics” series I’m going to cover proper stance as well as a bit of footwork. There are a couple things […]

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Boxing Basics Part I: How to Wrap Your Hands

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse who will be doing a series of posts for AoM on the basics of boxing. Thanks Chad! Boxing has been around for thousands of years in some form or another. Whether it was the Ancient Greeks or Romans or the Brits and later the rest […]

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