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    #1

    punch with vertical fist

    Hi

    Is it ok to say, 'In Wing Chung you punch with a vertical fist, while in traditional boxing you do that with a horizontal fist'?

    Any corrections or suggestions are very welcome!

    Thank you!

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    Last edited by AlexAD; 25-Dec-2012 at 15:09. Reason: Correction. Thanks JMurray.

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    #2

    Re: punch with vertical fist

    Is it ok to say, 'In Wing Chung you punch with vertical fist, while in traditional boxing you do that with vertical fist'?

    I think you've phrased your question wrongly. Do you mean "… while in traditional boxing you do that with a horizontal fist"?

    Note: "a vertical fist", "a horizontal fist".

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    Re: punch with vertical fist

    Exactly! A horizontal fist is used in traditional boxing. Thank you!
    I deliberately left out the article as I thought that sentence means fist as a general notion.
    Apart from that and the article, is it ok?
    Last edited by AlexAD; 25-Dec-2012 at 15:08.

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    #4

    Re: punch with vertical fist

    The English is OK, although I think it would be more natural to say "… while in traditional boxing you do it with a horizontal fist".

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