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#99502 - 11/02/04 01:17 AM Proper way of impact causing pain

ok i am good with punching first starting off vertically then switching to horiztontally near impact point. and usally the whole front of my fist hits the target. is that a good or a bad thing if u are playing like shot for shot and wanna give the guy pain. or is it better to hit with ur top knuckles??

#99503 - 11/02/04 01:24 AM Re: Proper way of impact causing pain

also how do u hit with ur knuckles properly?

#99504 - 11/02/04 02:01 AM Re: Proper way of impact causing pain

I will advice you 2 things.

1. A proper front or horizontal punch strikes with the 1st 2 knuckles (fore and middle finger) with the writst aligned with the forearm, no bending.

2. If you want to maximize your punching power, angle your fist to a 45 degree angle. That means, do not turn your fist al the way until is horizontal; strike with the punch between a vertical and horizontal position; the 45 degree punch.

Try these and see how you get better at punching!

Yours in Kenpo,

Carlos M. Roman, H.I. American Kenpo Karate Studios
Orlando, FL

#99505 - 11/02/04 02:32 PM Re: Proper way of impact causing pain
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