Target Areas in Boxing

USA Boxing specifies that the target areas in boxing is everything in front of the boxer’s ears. This means that not only is the face a part of the target area but also the front of the body, i.e. everything under and in front of the armpit is also a part of the target area. In this post, I will briefly specify what targets one should aim for and the notable effects of hitting each area, provided that each is hit hard and accurate enough.


Introduction For a boxer, positioning or getting into position is as basic as maintaining balance and having leverage with each punch. Though basic, it is very important for practical/winning purposes. Positioning is when a boxer […]