I’ve always been enamored by the way Floyd and his uncle Roger use the mitts. If you’ve ever wondered how they do it…it’s not as complicated as you might think. Thanks to a guy named Coach Rick on YouTube, who demystified it for me—all it is is just a group of patterns chained together.

Here’s three that a kid from my boxing class and I worked on during our Saturday morning practice:



Patterns Used So You Can Emulate Them

1. Left Hook-Left Hook-Straight Right-Right Upper-Straight Right-Left Hook-Straight Right

2. Pivot Left-Double Jab-Straight Right-Left Hook-Straight Right-Under-Straight Right-Left Hook-Straight Right-Roll Away-Straight Right-Left Hook-Straight Right-Under-Straight Right-Left Hook-Straight Right-

3. Pivot Right-Left Hook-Straight Right-Measure-Right Hook to Body-Measure-Straight Right-Under

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