How to make a hook?
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Boxing is a special kind of martial arts that is popular all over the world. For what reasons, you can find out in the article What is good boxing. The very same boxing technique is represented by several major blows. One of them, the strongest and most treacherous, is a hook. In this article we will look at how to make a hook correctly.
Hook: execution technique
Hook called a side kick in boxing. It is made on a curved path. Due to this, the hand in the backswing will fall into the so-called blind zone of the enemy, due to which the latter does not get a chance to fully defend himself or to avoid a blow. That is why quite often the hook becomes the final and decisive blow before sending the opponent to the knockout. In this case, the key to success lies in strength, accuracy and speed.
In the initial position, arms should be bent in elbows at a right angle and tightly pressed against the body. Fists should be at chin level. Raising the arm, gradually unbend the elbow. Fist lead along a trajectory resembling a hook.The strength will depend on the amplitude, the radius of rotation of the body and the speed of deposition.
If you wanted to practice a side impact technique, then you should get a pear.