Boxing Instruction/Lats


How important are the lats for punching power?

Punching power comes from the floor up. This means that the power is generated from the feet to the hips, to core to the shoulders, and whips out the arms.
The stronger the legs and core, the stronger your punches will be, but only if you know how to throw punches. If you do not have the proper technique you will just try to muscle through your punches and there will be much less power.
Your arms are just extensions and the more relaxed you are the harder you will hit.
Learning how to generate power from the floor-up is where punching power comes from.

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