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Boxing has exploded this year and has become a workout for literally everyone. New in sports? Do not worry: boxer Heather Hardy shows three beginner jabs that will make you feel safe before the first lesson. The Jab Cross Hook is the heart of all Shadowbox workouts. If you are a freshman, it might be a good idea to practice these strikes at home or to arrive early in the classroom and discuss the movements and your form with your teacher.
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The first combination is the Jab Cross, which is most likely the first move you will learn in boxing lessons after finding your stance. Quickly punch the bag or air with the same side arm as your forefoot. Then, in the same motion, bring this arm back to your body (as if protecting the face) and perform the second stroke with your opposite arm, always making sure that the arm in your strokes is fully extended. Turn the back foot so that your body turns forward.
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Now that you know the Jab Cross, practice adding in a panty that is a more defensive movement. Keeping your hands in the same position as bending your waist from one side to the other, move your head from left to right (helping you avoid your opponent's straight blows). Do not lean forward or backward while sliding. If you lean forward, you'll beat your opponents with your face (ouch!), And moving your weight backwards will take you too far away from the counterattack.
The third combination is Jab Cross, Step Back and Cross. The cross is a blow that goes forward from the back of your body and is thrown straight onto your punching bag with your back in a straight line. Stepping back before throwing your cross punch will give you more momentum as you move forward.