Widely Known Rules of the Sport

Boxing has its official rules, but it also has some soft rules that almost all seasoned boxers know, and that rookies should know. In this article, I will lay out and explain five of the most general rules of boxing as a sport.

Body Hooks

If a boxer wants to target the ribs of their opponent, there is no better punch than an explosive body hook. However, for many new boxers, throwing one may feel awkward because it is quite different from a high hook. This article introduces to the beginner boxer the body hook.

Straight Right

Being the second straight punch in a boxer’s arsenal, the straight is both fast and powerful. While the technique for a jab and hooks may vary depending on style, the technique for a straight requires more emphasis.