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Overhand (boxing)

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Overhand (boxing)

Overhand (overcut)
Right overhand in medium range
Right overhand in medium range
Also known as

coup de poing descendant

Focus Striking

An overhand (or overcut or drop) is a semi-circular and vertical punch thrown with the rear hand. It is usually employed when the opponent is bobbing or slipping. The strategic utility of the drop relying on body weight can deliver a great deal of power.

External links

  • (English) BoxRec Boxing Encyclopaedia
  • (French) Antenne WKA-France – Lexique des boxes pieds-poings (Rubrique "Formations", onglet "Ceinture noire")
  • (French) Lexique de
  • (French) Fiches pratiques de


  • Overhand Right in Boxing
  • Overhand high shoot
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