How to Use and Throw a Jab in Boxing

The jab is the most basic and important punch you can throw in Boxing. In this video, Coach Joe Vargas shows not only how to throw your jab, but also how to bring it back properly.

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:

Coach Joe Vargas:
My name is Joe Vargas. I’m a coach here at The Arena. Today we’re going to be talking about the jab. The jab is one of the most important punches in boxing. It creates distance and it helps you with your timing. A lot of guys throw the jab, they don’t bring it back properly, comes out wrong. Today we’re going to work. Put it out there, bring it right back for the counter punch. Put it out there, bring it right back for the counter. It kind of looks kind of like this and right back. That’s your tip of the day today.

 

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