A Crazy Kind of Hook... and other stuff

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A Tyson Knockout Highlight Reel

These are always fun to watch... especially when they demonstrate the techniques I'm showing you, in all of their concussive glory.

...and just in case you might want to work on your hooks:

Here's a few lessons that will help you do it.

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"Hook Basics"

If you don't know how to throw a good hook... here's an OLD SCHOOL video to teach you the basic form... (actually one of the first 5 videos I've ever filmed).

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The Secret To Hook Power

Once you understand the basic technique, you can apply some kinesiology to your punches, and make them disgustingly powerful... another Old School video.

Round 1.

  • 60 seconds U-Slips Moving Forward
  • 60 Seconds U-Slips Moving Forward with a Stationary Hook after each slip
  • 60 Seconds U Slips Moving Forward with a Hook and a Straight after each slip.

*If you slip to the left, you throw a left hook and your left foot should be in front.  Make sure you unwind your torso after each hook.  One the Hook + Straight, you slip back to the side of your straight punch.

Round 2.

  • 60 seconds U-Slips Moving Forward
  • 60 Seconds U-Slips Moving Forward with a Stationary Hook after each slip
  • 60 Seconds U Slips Moving Forward with a Hook and a Straight after each slip.

60 Seconds Rest

Round 3.

2 Minute round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slips Left with a leaping Left Hook (big pivot)
  • U-Slips Right with a leaping Right Hook (big pivot)

60 Seconds Rest

Round 4.

2 Minute round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slips Left with a leaping Left Hook (no pivot)
  • U-Slips Right with a leaping Right Hook (no pivot)

60 Seconds Rest

Round 5.

2 Minute Round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slip Left with Leaping Left Hook - Tyson Slip Left
  • U-Slip Right with Leaping Right Hook - Tyson Slip Right

*Bounce off the ground during the pivoted landing of your hook and "fall" into your Tyson Slip (don't freeze there, get back to your stance)

60 Seconds Rest.

Round 6

2 Minute Round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slip Left with Leaping Left Hook - Tyson Slip Left - Left Uppercut
  • U-Slip Right with Leaping Right Hook - Tyson Slip Right - Right Uppercut

60 Seconds Rest

Round 7.

2 Minute Round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slip Left with Leaping Left Hook - Tyson Slip Left - Left Uppercut - Right Straight
  • U-Slip Right with Leaping Right Hook - Tyson Slip Right - Right Uppercut - Left Straight

60 Seconds Rest

Round 8.

2 Minute Round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slip Left with Leaping Left Hook - Tyson Slip Left - Left Uppercut - Right Straight - U-Slip Right
  • U-Slip Right with Leaping Right Hook - Tyson Slip Right - Right Uppercut - Left Straight - U-Slip Left

60 Seconds Rest

Round 9.

2 Minute Round Alternating the following:

  • U-Slip Left with Leaping Left Hook - Tyson Slip Left - Left Uppercut - Right Straight - U-Slip Right with a Left Hook to the body (that final hook lands on the second step of your U-Slip)
  • U-Slip Right with Leaping Right Hook - Tyson Slip Right - Right Uppercut - Left Straight - U-Slip Left with a Right Hook to the body (that final hook lands on the second step of your U-Slip)

60 seconds rest

Round 10

2 Minute Round Shadow-Boxing while incorporating this movement.

Now since we're on the topic of clever hook footwork...

This following video might change up the game for some of you, and give you a new and very powerful option to play with.

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The Hook Step

An essential way to rip a hook, and create more murderous opportunities.

Then leave a Comment or Question down below... I answer stuff.