The Fist

It goes without saying, making a correct, basic fist is pretty important.  It can mean the difference between your broken hand or your opponent’s broken nose.  Happily, making a fist is quite simple to do.

First:  Start with an open hand

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Second:  Close the fingers

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Third:  Wrap the thumb

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Fourth:  Flatten the wrist

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Fifth:  Be sure  NOT to bend the wrist – this can damage or even break it on contact.  It must be flat!   And DO NOT tuck the thumb under the fingers!  That is a recipe for a damaged thumb.  There is no better way to ensure a proper fist than to perform push-ups on your fists.  Those push-ups will also help increase punching power!

DO NOT!

DO NOT!

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