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i keep learning different things on these punches....

what is the difference?? one site said one way of doin a jab and onother site said a different way almost exactly like the right cross

what is the right way??


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The difference as far as I know is a jab is thrown with your lead hand (ie. closest) and the cross is thrown with the other, usually your dominant arm. Personally I assume the normal stance, left foot forward right foot back because my left arm (dominant) is much faster than my right but due to the way I have weight trained since before I started training to box my arm strength is almost equal. Hopefully this has helped. I did go off topic a bit, sorry about that.
 

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If you are right handed,then your jab is straight forward with your left hand.It is not ment to be a power shot but more for quick scoring and to help set up combinations. It is also used as a defence,to pick off incoming shots.The right cross is simply that the right crossing from right to left with some power,it is meant to do some damage and is best right after a jab.Hope this helps.......
 

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The Auctioneer said:
If you are right handed,then your jab is straight forward with your left hand.It is not ment to be a power shot but more for quick scoring and to help set up combinations. It is also used as a defence,to pick off incoming shots.The right cross is simply that the right crossing from right to left with some power,it is meant to do some damage and is best right after a jab.Hope this helps.......
Larry Holmes turned it into a power punch, but that an exception.
 
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