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Katie Taylor - Basic Jab

Boxing is a sport that requires a combination of strength, speed, and technique. If you're new to boxing or looking to refine your skills, mastering the basics is crucial. In this video clip, a boxing expert demonstrates how to execute one of the most fundamental punches: the jab. He explains that the jab involves using the lead hand, typically the left, to punch straight out and back in. He also emphasizes the importance of protecting your chin with your other hand and shoulder while twisting your hips slightly for added power. By perfecting your jab, you'll be on your way to developing a solid foundation in boxing technique.

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Video Transcript

So now we're gonna focus on some of the most basic punches in boxing. So, first things first is the jab. And the jab is my, left hand for southpaw. It's your right hand so it's the lead hand. So if you're in your boxing stance, it's simply, out, back out and back in straight out and straight in. Make sure that your back hand and stuck by your chin. Your other shoulder is protecting your chin as well. So nothing here is exposed. And you're twisting your hip a small bit. It's as simple as that.