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  Punching Techniques   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The punch is a hand technique which uses the muscles of the arms and trunk to transfer the power generated by the legs and hips to the target.
The forearm is rotated during the punch, stopping palm down, which allows a better connection between the arm and the shoulder and chest muscles to be acheived.
The "correct" punch and therefore the correct route is determined by the position and angle of the target surface in relation to the puncher.
www3.baylor.edu /BUKarate/articles/punches.htm   (601 words)

  Punch (strike) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When punches are practiced on a heavy punching bag, bag gloves are worn to protect the skin of the hand, and the hands are wrapped tightly to protect them from damage due to repetitive impacts.
In boxing, punches are classified according to the motion and direction of the strike; contact is always made with the knuckles.
Hook: A relatively wide sweeping, rotating motion of the hip is the hallmark of the hook punch; it is executed by bending the elbow, bringing the arm to a parallel position with the ground, and using the abdominal muscles to twist the upper body away from the target.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punch_(strike)   (1197 words)

 Punch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Punch (drink), various mixed drinks often containing fruit or fruit juice, sometimes alcoholic
Hole punch, device to pierce holes in a material.
Punch, or The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punch   (117 words)

 Welcome to Enderes Tools
Punches are designed to punch holes in metal and other materials, mark metals, drive or remove pins and rivets, and align holes in different sections of metal.
Punches are designed for use on metals softer than the punch itself and should never be used on stone or concrete.
Strike the face of the punch squarely with a ball pein or machinists hammer.
www.enderes.com /punches.htm   (439 words)

 Explanation of Poomse Conventions
Accordingly, blocks and strikes are usually made in front of the leading shoulder during back stance, or to the side and slightly to the front of the upper body (this is the direction toward your opponent).
The striking or blocking surface of the knife hand is the fleshy part of the hand between the wrist and the first knuckle of the little finger.
The strike is performed as the foot drops forcefully from the top of the high kick downward and outward, onto the upper shoulder, head, or face of the opponent.
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 Hole Punch
Punches leave a nice clean hole, with the added bonus that the slug can be put to use as access panel covers, fairings (i.e.
I took my punches to work and had one of my friends in the tool room grind the non-punching end of each punch (this was the dull end on my set) to a conical shape (all done during his lunch hour I can assure you!!!!).
Remove the punch (being careful not to move the panel), turn it around, reinsert it in the upper die with the punching side down and punch out your hole.
www.aircraftresourcecenter.com /tnt1/001-100/TNT017_Hole_Punch/TnT017.htm   (711 words)

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As the punching elbow clears the hip, a little resistance can be felt from the arm muscles, so it is most natural to allow the forearm to twist, giving a shearing motion to the punch.
Throughout the punch, minimize tension on the outside of the arm and over the shoulder to maintain a smooth arch under the arm -- tensing the latissimus dorsi and serratus anterior muscles (along the ribs) -- to transfer the forces.
When you are punching, imagine that the sound coming from the voice into your ear can take two neurological paths: One path goes to the brain to tell you that a sound has been received; the other path triggers a body reflex to start the technique.
www.ingber.com /karate81_book.txt   (21802 words)

 Rayners Lane Taekwon-do Academy
A punch is a closed fist technique usually delivered in a linear fashion.It is used in attacking, counter attacking, and defense depending on the situation.
Either “push through” where the punch goes beyond the target or the “whip crack” where the punch is stopped at the point of impact.
for the strikes are generated by twisting or winding up of the torso and the waist plus the acceleration by the arm/hand.
www.raynerslanetkd.com /ARTICLES_PunchThrustorStrike.html   (1022 words)

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The u-punch is a simultaneous punch to the face and close-punch to the solar plexus, sometimes the spine bends and the head also attacks like the middle prong of a trident.
When you are punching, imagine that the sound coming from the voice into your ear takes two neurological paths: One path goes to the brain to tell you that a sound has been received; the other path triggers a body reflex to start the technique.
This punch does not require a strong or sharp focus, and is considered a feint to cover your starting motion, making it hard for your opponent to judge your rhythm and to defend against your second main punch.
www.ingber.com /karate76_book.txt   (22194 words)

 Kinderhook Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do Forms - Tae Kwon Do Self Defense - Tae Kwon Do Belts
With a right tiger punch, strike the opponent in the throat as you place your right foot behind their right foot to trip them.
Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 2 and 3 in a fast motion.
Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Execute 19 and 20 in a connecting motion.
www.kinderhooktkd.com /students.htm   (11187 words)

 AikiWeb Aikido Forums - Really stupid beginner question.
Rather than actually strike, the blow is merely "illustrated." The idea is that a strike to a pressure point with the weight of your body behind it will be devastating and provide an opening to apply any technique you'd like easily.
knuckle punch, leapard strike, closed fist punch, knife hand, and a variety of kicks are designated for angle and direction to particular situations at various pressure points on the human body.
The secret of striking through, or being able to use your entire body to move an object, without ripping your knuckles into a bloody mess will be the center of your practicing on the moving punching bag, or stationary heavy bag.
www.aikiweb.com /forums/printthread.php?t=628   (2902 words)

 Online Etymology Dictionary
To punch a ticket, etc., is c.1440, probably from a shortening of puncheon "pointed tool," from O.Fr.
Noun meaning "a punch with the fist" is from 1889.
Sense of "to carry or convey in a pack" (1805) led to general sense of "to carry in any manner;" hence to pack heat "carry a gun," underworld slang from 1940s; "to be capable of delivering" (a punch, etc.) is from 1921.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=punch   (1304 words)

 FightingArts.com Forums: One punch,one kill
I subscribe to the idea that there are many target areas of the body where one punch is more than enough to stop things dead in their tracks, and if "targets" have differing values, then hitting the correct target might well effect an ikken hisatsu strike.
The strike has to be administered(with sufficient force) in a 0.02/second during the RST wave of the heart.
and a punch is not the most dangerous technique in your arsenal since the surface area of the strike is fairly large.
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 physical-arts.com -training - front / reverse punch technique
Again, we are starting in the left ready stance.Using the front punch, strike with the lead arm first followed immeadiately by your opposite arm.
To do this, punch with the left hand and then as you pull it back begin your reverse punch with the righ, the two punches should pass in mid flight and you should immeadiately recover the last punch back to the ready stance.
The front punch and the reverse punch are known as straight punches, these punches tend to be long range although they can still be performed in close quaters by shortening the reach of the punch.
www.physical-arts.com /training/techniques/mn_front_reverse_punch.html   (223 words)

Step out to the left with left foot into middle stance, left circular upward palm-heel strike to the chin, right middle punch, left middle punch.
Bring right foot to left foot, chamber for right tension punch with left arm extended, turn 90 degrees to the left into left front stance, right tension reverse punch.
Extend right arm to fold for left tension punch, turning 270 degrees clockwise into a right front stance, left reverse tension punch.
www.e-things.com /ucsftkd/Training/Forms/forms.html   (4729 words)

 Instructional Materials
The striking or blocking surface of the knife hand is the fleshy part of the hand between the wrist and the first knuckle of the little finger.
Punch to the side (in direction of left leg, which is toward the opponent), across the body.
The strike is performed as the foot drops forcefully from the top of the high kick downward and outward, onto the upper shoulder, head, or face of the opponent.
www.ibiblio.org /cws/ctc/instructional.shtml   (6180 words)

 UECHI Tips by Mason Costa
Striking Tips: All strikes should deploy with focus coming from the center of the body; not from the striking limb.
The Elbow Strike deploys with bent wrist and slight torque of shoulders.
Practice Sanchin Striking propped against a door jam to focus the elbows in tight against the body.
www.uechi-ryu.com /oldsite/uechitips.htm   (987 words)

A punch is strike and opponent and push them to a safe distance.
This punch is designed to damage the sternum of the attacker.
This punch is effective but should be performed scarily since this is the most protected part of the body.
www.people.iup.edu /tqxk/techniques.htm   (641 words)

 Digidesign | | News | Strike Sound Demos
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 FightingArts.com Forums: Focus on kick/punch/block
Whether you strike your adversary as he's retreating, advancing or on the ground doesn't matter so long as you control your "range of engagement" - the elastic fighting distance.
Punching in kicking range takes cover a lot of ground quickly, possible surely but not as safe.
Blocks are alway or most time merge with strikes or as you said is the strike.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The long lanyard and wrist loop allow the implement to be whirled around to gain momentum before the strike is made.
Targets are generally the hard bones such as knuckles, elbow, knee, point of shoulder, clavicle, hip-socket, foot and toes, the bowl of the head.
This grip allows the hand to be freed from a grab to the weapon, it ‘wraps’ the hand for stability, and packs the hand for the punch.
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 Hand-to-Hand Combat Actions
A normal unarmed character can only parry blunt attacks, such as punches, kicks, and clubs, while incoming attacks that are sharp or piercing, such as claws or swords, can only be parried by weapons; otherwise the defender will be damaged by the attack as if they had failed their parry roll.
A successful strike means that the choke begins and the victim suffers 1D6 points of damage directly to hit points, damage bonuses are applied normally, per melee attack that the attacker continues the choke.
The Disarm action is a strike, hold, or grappling maneuver that causes an opponent to drop his weapon or whatever he is holding and it can be used as an offensive or a defensive action, although it requires one melee attack no matter how it is used.
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Then press either Punch Or Kick to perform a Aerial move involving a punch or kick when your targeted opponent is standing.
When your targeted opponent is lying on the floor press punch, kick, or X to perform another Aerial move to your opponent.
When they are grabbing your opponent You can either give them a flurry of punches or kicks and knock them down that way or press X to do a tag team move with a crowd member.
www.cheatcc.com /psx2/sg/def_jam_fight_for_ny.txt   (4814 words)

 punch - OneLook Dictionary Search
Punch, punch, punch, punch : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
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 Gregory Fong's Chinese Martial Arts
The first palm strike is the "Jump on palm" (Pu Zhang) found in posture 4, "Lifting stance while delivering a palm blow." The second palm strike is the "Inserting palm" (Cha Zhang) found in postures 7,12, 16, and 18.
The third palm strike is the"Waist chopping palm" (Zhan Yao Zhang) found in posture 21, "Grab and chop the opponent's waist" and posture 51, "A mantis chopping the waist." The fourth palm is called, "Splitting palm" (Pi Zhang) usually directed at your opponent's belly or abdomen.
The third leg strike is the "Leg bump" (Zha Tui), a strike to your opponent's knee and shin area, executed as a hidden strike after performing "Agile cat capturing a rat." The fourth leg strikes is also a hidden strike called, "Sprouting leg" (Jiu Tui) executed while delivering sideways striking.
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 One-Step Sparring
Right foot front snap kick to hip - right punch to solar-plexus.
DEFENDER: Hop to the left into horseback stance turning 90 degrees to right - left push block - turn into Attacker with right elbow strike to floating rib - left elbow strike to strike stomach - right elbow strike to the back of head.
DEFENDER: Step back and behind the left foot with the right foot, left hand pressing up block and grab of the punch, left foot front snap kick to the arm pit.
www.idbsu.edu /tkd/onestep.html   (1354 words)

 Ravens overcome McNair's injury to punch playoff ticket with 27-17 win over Browns - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens won the game in regulation, but it seemed like sudden depth.
The team said X-rays were negative, and he said he did not anticipate missing the upcoming game on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He committed two turnovers (interception, fumble), bobbled snaps and slipped and fell in the pocket, but he also threw the long strike to Williams that broke a 17-17 tie and another of 42 yards to Mark Clayton to set up a field goal.
www.usatoday.com /sports/football/games/2006-12-17-browns-ravens_x.htm   (831 words)

 Boxing Equipment - Gloves, Mitts, Punchbags, Protection, Accessories and Clothing - Powerhouse Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The unique foam mould is designed to fit the shape of the fist for optimum comfort and grip, whilst providing superb hand protection in a classic "punchers" glove style.
The free standing range includes two-station frames for holding a punch bag and a speedball, to free standing punch bags in body shape with a sand-filled base for stability.
The traditional punch bags range from full length PVC bags, to leather maize balls and extra-heavy punch bags for the gym with the finest hide leather, 1" inner foam for hand kindness, and with a rag filling for shock absorption.
www.powerhouseboxing.co.uk   (417 words)

 UW Milwaukee- Special Collections Deptartment- Punch Press
The Punch Press was the official United Auto Workers Union (UAW) bulletin for the 1937 Flint General Motors Sit-Down Strike.
The bulletin was published by a group of University of Michigan students at the behest of UAW officials, and came out irregularly from January 19, 1937 to early March 1937.
David Fromkin Presents The Punch Press to the Library.
www.uwm.edu /Libraries/special/punch_press/original.htm   (107 words)

 Strike Punch & Thrust
A strike accelerates to the target with little muscle tension in ether a straight or circular motion.
Both arms finish at the same time with a fast twisting motion, this helps to tense the arms and upper body.
The strike stops two or three centimeters into the target.
homepage.ntlworld.com /barkeraj/Sandiacre/Strike_punch_thrust.htm   (153 words)

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