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The beauty of boxing is that it can be performed nearly anywhere as long as you have some basic equipment such as gloves and a bag. Boxing can be challenging to master, but anyone can begin the basics with a few simple tools.
What are the basic boxing techniques I can learn at home to get in shape?
Beginners can learn the fundamentals of boxing by practicing basic punches, combos and drills. If you’re looking to start your boxing journey—we’ll show you how to begin learning the skills you need right now.
What are the Basic Skills of Boxing?
The basic skills of boxing include the boxer’s stance, the jab, the cross, the hook, and the uppercut punches.
Successful boxers are able to employ a combination of skilled footwork and punches together in close synchronization. Mastering these basic techniques can help any workout enthusiast successfully learning the art of boxing.
What is the correct boxing stance?
To start practicing the proper boxer’s stance:
Lead with the shoulder opposite of your punching hand (Right-handed boxers should position their left shoulder toward the target and vice-versa)
Feet should be positioned shoulder-width apart
Position feet at a 45-degree angle towards your intended target
Keep your knees and hips bent slightly
Place elbows close to your sides and use your forearms to shield the chest
Keep the glove at shoulder height
Position the right glove underneath the chin with the wrist turned inwards
Footwork and stance is a key element to building and developing successful boxing skills. Watch this tutorial below explaining a proper boxing stance. (link to video).
What are the basic boxing punches?
There are four main punches that build the foundation of boxing—they include the following:
A quick punch that is used by the forward moving arm. Right-handed boxers use the left arm to jab and vice versa.
A straight punch thrown with your rear arm. Right-handed boxers use their right arm and vice versa.
A short side punch thrown at a 90-degree angle. These types of punches can be thrown with either arm.
A short upward punch thrown to the body with either arm.
Boxing techniques for beginners can be learned from any location without having a gym. Learn the best boxing techniques at home until you develop more advanced boxing technique combos.
Start Your Journey with FightCamp
Gyms can be a struggle to get to sometimes for whatever the reason, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy amazing workouts from home. FightCamp is an at-home interactive boxing and kickboxing gym that provides access to online and on-demand classes. As the leader in at-home boxing workouts—it uses equipment and personalized online training courses to help you get in shape quickly.
Our specially designed workouts will help boxers of all skill levels build technique while getting into the best shape of their lives. Look good and feel great with everything you need to become the best version of yourself.
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