Boxing Right Hook

Boxing Right Hook


This exercise involves throwing a right hook punch in boxing. It is a powerful punch that is thrown with the dominant hand and aimed at the opponent's head or body. Proper technique and footwork are important to generate maximum power and avoid injury.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Boxing Right Hook Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent.
  2. Bring your right fist up to your chin, keeping your elbow close to your body.
  3. Rotate your hips and pivot on your left foot, shifting your weight to your back foot.
  4. As you pivot, extend your right arm out in a circular motion, aiming for your opponent’s jaw or temple.
  5. Make sure to keep your left hand up to protect your face.
  6. Snap your arm back to your chin after the punch.
  7. Repeat for desired number of reps or as instructed by your trainer.

Boxing Right Hook Form & Visual

Boxing Right Hook

Boxing Right Hook Benefits

  • Improves upper body strength and power
  • Targets the muscles in the arms, shoulders, and back
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Improves hand-eye coordination and reaction time
  • Helps to relieve stress and improve mental focus
  • Can be a fun and engaging form of exercise

Boxing Right Hook Muscles Worked

  • Shoulder muscles (deltoids)
  • Arm muscles (biceps, triceps, forearms)
  • Back muscles (latissimus dorsi, trapezius)
  • Core muscles (abdominals, obliques)
  • Leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, calves)

Boxing Right Hook Variations & Alternatives

  • Boxing Left Hook
  • Boxing Jab
  • Boxing Cross
  • Boxing Uppercut
  • Muay Thai Roundhouse Kick
  • Muay Thai Teep Kick
  • Muay Thai Elbow Strike
  • Kickboxing Hook Kick
  • Kickboxing Front Kick
  • Kickboxing Spinning Back Fist