You don't have to be a boxer to enjoy the many health benefits of boxing. These drills are simple and fun, I recommend you get hang up a punching bag somewhere in your house or garage or back yard, (or, if you want to use a punching shield, get a friend to join you and you can take turns holding for each other.) get a decent pair of 'bag gloves', put on some of your favorite music, and …hit the bag for as long as suits you. But, before you get started, we must learn a few basic things,
Feet shoulder width apart, one hand back, one hand lead.
How to make a Fist
we punch with the two large knuckles.
Definitions: Jab: lead hand strike, i.e. which ever foot is forward, that is the hand that is the jab
Cross: Punch from the back leg, the punch 'crosses' the body.
Drills (note: always work both sides; right foot lead, left foot leading)
Jab, cross, jab,
Jab, cross, jab, upper-cut,
Jab, jab, cross,
Jab, jab, hook,
Jab, cross, jab, hook,