The science behind the punch

WILSON, Daniel and RUDDOCK, Alan (2014). The science behind the punch. Boxing Science.

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Your punch needs to be hard. A hard punch occurs when you’re able to generate a lot of force in a short space of time.

At impact, a hard punch has a lot of ‘snap’. To get snap you’ll need to create something called ‘effective mass’. How hard you punch isn't fixed. It can be trained by developing technique and physical training.

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Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sport and Exercise Science
Depositing User: Alan Ruddock
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2014 13:29
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 19:15

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