- May 18, 2017
- Reaction score
Sure, if you are fast as lightning and he is aligned to your center, but boxers tend to stay off line and the initiator always has the speed advantage. You have to wait until you see the punch to react, by then it's halfway there, and that's if you're lucky.You can still use your long guard to knock down your opponent's hook punch far away from your head. That's the advantage to use long guard.
The long guard is like the Chines spear, any attack can be deflected by either clockwise circle, or counter-clockwise circle.
The reason people use the hair comb cover against hooks instead is it requires a minimal amount of movement to bring it up.