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BoxingYoga™ Salutation

Description

  • Sit down on the heels with the knees together and back straight.
  • Bring a clenched right fist to an open left hand to salute.

General and Boxing-specific Benefits

This preparation pose helps stretch the quadriceps and ankles and provides good spinal support.

Cautions and Modified Versions

Participants with knee injuries should not practice this posture. Proceed with caution and modification, using a block or extending the legs.

Study and Reflection

Practice assessing your body for tension and postural alignment in this pose. How would you instruct someone to transition from a supine pose to a kneeling pose?

 

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HELP AND SUPPORT

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