A combo is the continuous and rapid delivery of two consecutive blows in a boxing attack or return hit, with the aim of not giving the opponent the opportunity to strike back and parry. Combos have extremely short intervals and are a complete movement coordinated with the whole body. Combo boxing is an important punch to defeat opponents in real combat, and beginners must master it and use it proficiently.
Two-punch combos are divided into one-hand combos and two-hand combos; And one-hand combos are divided into two types: combos for the same target and combos for different targets.
Combo punching is a more complex technique that must be practiced on the basis of a single punch that is more proficient. Sometimes combos can also be combined with feints and can be combined according to their own technical characteristics. When striking combos, be sure to practice in conjunction with footwork.
(1) Two left straight punches to the head in a row (Fig. 81)
Punch the left straight punch while sliding forward, and quickly close the fist to punch the second straight punch.
Requirements: Coherent and coordinated movements, fist to toe.
Note: (1) In order for combo punching to be effective, the first punch should be light, and the second punch can be fast and powerful.
(2) The left straight fist punches in a straight line, and after the second punch, it must be retracted in a straight line into a combat preparation posture.
(2) Left straight boxing head followed by left swing boxing head (Fig. 82)
Punch the front of the opponent’s head with a left straight punch while sliding forward and shift the center of gravity of the body to the front foot, and punch the opponent on the chin on the right side of the head while closing the punch.
Note: (1) Do not fall after each blow, and the recovery distance after the first punch is small. This makes it easier to strike a second punch.
(2) One, two, and two punches should be coordinated and coherent, and complete the two-punch combo without stopping.
(3) Left straight boxing head followed by left upper hook boxing belly (Fig. 83)
The front sliding step is the left straight fist at the same time, the weight of the body falls on the left foot, and after the first punch, the arm is quickly retracted, and at the same time the flexed arm falls to the waist, and the shoulder sinks slightly. Turn slightly to the left, approach your opponent with a forward slide, hit your opponent in the abdomen and ribs with a left hook, and turn your waist to the right when you hit.
(4) Right upper hook boxing belly followed by right flat hook boxing head (Fig. 84)
While approaching the opponent with a forward sliding step, punch the abdomen with the right upper hook, then raise the right elbow and hit the opponent’s left chin with the right flat hook with the force of the ground turning mirror.
Requirements: Right upper hook boxing belly is false. Right flat hook boxing head is real.
(5) Left flat hook boxing head followed by left upper hook boxing belly (Fig. 85)
Quickly approach your opponent with a forward slide and hit your opponent’s head and right side with a left flat hook, turning your upper body slightly to the right when you hit, and raising your protective head with your right hand and tightening your chin. When the first punch hits the opponent in the head, quickly close the fist and fall, while punching the opponent in the abdomen with the upper left hook. Right hand protection at the chin. After the blow, it reverts to a combat-ready position.
Note: (1) The combo should be coherent, and the right hand should be raised at the chin to protect the head when attacking.
(2) The first punch is light, and the second punch is hard.
(6) Left and right straight fists hit the head in a row (Figure 86)
At the same time as the front sliding step, the left straight fist (first punch) hits the opponent’s head, the body weight is placed on the left foot, the back foot follows up with the right straight fist (second punch) to hit the opponent’s head, and at the same time as the first punch is closed, the second punch is quickly punched, this action should be carried out coherently, without pause. While combo the left and right straight fists, the left and right feet should be pressed on the ground, and the upper body, waist and crotch should be rotated to the right and left in coordination to increase the strength of the strike.
Note: (1) Raise your right hand to protect your head when you punch the first punch.
(2) Strikes and punches must be in a straight line.
(7) Left straight boxing head followed by right swing boxing head (Fig. 87)
The left foot slides forward and strikes the left straight punch, followed by the back foot slides out and strikes the opponent on the left side of the head with a right swing punch.
Note: (1) Turn slightly to the left during the second punch.
(2) When swinging the right hand to punch, pay attention to the right wrist buckle. Hit with the peak of the fist.
(8) Left swing boxing head followed by right upper hook boxing belly (Fig. 88)
This punch is used for a combination of medium and long range. The first punch is punched at the same time as the forward slide to get closer to the opponent, followed by a second punch with the upper right hook.
Note: (1) To perform a two-punch strike, you must use footwork to move.
(2) At the end of the first punch, turn the upper body slightly to the right. Then quickly kick the ground and turn left for a second punch and a right-hooked punch.
(9) Right straight boxing head followed by left upper hook boxing abdomen (Fig. 89)
Note: There should be a fake action before hitting the right straight boxing. in order to distract the opponent.
(10) Left and right upper hook boxing abdomen (Fig. 90)
(11) Left and right hooked boxing heads (Fig. 91)
(12) Right swing boxing belly followed by left swing boxing belly (Fig. 92)
(13) Swing the boxing head left and right (Figure 93)