How to Throw a Punch Correctly

I found an excellent article on throwing a punch. It was recently posted on LifeHacker by Jason Chen

If you’re lucky, you’ll never have to defend yourself through physical violence. But if that time ever comes, or if you’re ever enrolled in a Fight Club against your will, would you know what to do? You’ve seen punches thrown on TV plenty of times, but do you actually know how to throw one correctly?Photo by olly/Shutterstock

Warning: Although knowing the fundamentals of punching is useful, it’s also not enough to properly defend yourself without practising. It’s definitely not for you to go out and pick fights, but you all should be smart enough to figure this out on your own.

We’ve asked a few experts to help us learn the proper method of punching. We have martial artists Aiman Farooq, Christopher Waguespack, Keith Horan and boxer Pete Carville. Our pros will show you the right way of making a fist, the proper way of orienting your wrist, what part of the person you should hit and what you should do after the punch. The goal is to throw an effective punch without injuring yourself in the process.

Read the rest of the Article here: http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2011/08/how-to-throw-a-punch-correctly/

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