Article by Evolve MMA
The art of pugilism, or otherwise known as the profession or hobby of boxing, has been around for centuries and has developed over the years into the form and martial arts discipline most people are familiar with today.
Also known as “The Sweet Science”, experts harp on its intricate and nuanced techniques. The full-contact combat sport, enjoyed and practiced by many since the early years of humanity, is a collection of offensive and defensive moves.
If you’re just starting to take up the sport, then you have probably heard of its basic punches, as well as its advanced tactics. You know your jabs, your crosses, your uppercuts, and your hooks. But when you reach the advanced stages of boxing training, the focus begins to shift from offense to defense, and a large part of defense in boxing is counterbpunching.
In boxing, there is a myriad of variations to the counter punch, with different combinations used in different ways. It is almost impossible to list down every single exact counter punch in boxing because there are just so many ways they can be utilized.
However, there are three general categories that you as a student should be aware of. Read article . . .
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