Jab or Jab Punch - Martial Arts Punching Technique

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Jab or Jab Punch - Martial Arts Punching Technique

This page provides information on how to throw a martial arts "jab" or "jab punch". The jab is often a quick but less powerful punch used to keep an opponent off-balance and on the defensive. In contrast, a straight punch or reverse punch is a slower (as it has to travel a longer distance) but more powerful punch used for knockouts.

For more punches and hand/arm strikes (i.e. straight punch, hammer strike and spinning back fist), please visit the main Punches & Strikes section.

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