Episode 3 of the Warrior Punch Podcast is LIVE!
In today’s episode, we highlight 4 elemental axe-fighting principles that can be applied to boxing to help you land more punches, save energy, and create angles on the inside.
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Here’s last week’s episode on boxing rhythm for those who missed it.
WPP#3: Axe-Fighting in a Phonebooth
Film Study Clips:
1. “James Toney Attack Angles”
Like any good axe-fighter, Toney varies attack angles to make the most of his defensive offense.
2. “Hooking” Offense and Turns from Toney and Mayweather
Whether you’re trying to set up short offense or pivot inside, axe-fighting “hooking” techniques can help.
3. Kenny Weldon’s “Hooking” Pivot Technique
Note the similarities between Weldon’s “turning” and the axe-fighters’ “hooking.”
4. Lomachenko’s “Prying” Technique (Axe ‘hooking’ variation)
- Circular axe-fighting offense (example A)
Many of the topics discussed in today’s boxing technique podcast are covered in greater detail elsewhere on-site. Please check the following resources for more information on:
Don’t forget to check out the excellent resources and training systems referenced in today’s show:
- Circular Energy Technique @ ExpertBoxing
- Cross-body hooking variations from Fightworks Boxing Club
- Roland and Eldgrim’s axe-fighting technique channel
As always, special thanks to Homage for the intro music titled “Vices.”