Slipping is a technique used in boxing that is similar to bobbing. It is considered one of the four basic defensive strategies, along with blocking, holding, and clinching. It is performed by moving the head to either side so that the opponent's punches "slip" by the boxer.

  • Slipping outside

  • Slipping inside

Other articles related to "slipping":

Rolling Animals - Disadvantages of Wheels - Traction
... Wheels are prone to slipping—an inability to generate traction—on loose or slippery terrain ... Slipping wastes energy, and can potentially lead to a loss of control or becoming stuck, as with an automobile on mud, ice, or snow ... Tracked vehicles suffer less from slipping than wheeled vehicles, due to their larger contact area with the ground—but they tend to have larger turning radii than wheeled vehicles, and are less ...
Threshold Braking - Kinetic and Static Friction
... Braking beyond the slipping point causes the tire to slide and the friction adhesion between the tire and driving surface is reduced ... When wheels are slipping significantly (kinetic friction), the amount of friction available for braking is typically substantially less than when the wheels are not slipping (static friction), thereby reducing ...
Trick Knot - Properties - Security - Slipping
... Even with secure knots, slippage may occur when the knot is first put under real tension ... This can be mitigated by leaving plenty of rope at the working end outside of the knot, and by dressing the knot cleanly and tightening it as much as possible before loading ...
Slipping Away (The Rolling Stones Song)
... "Slipping Away" is a song by the Rolling Stones featured on their 1989 album Steel Wheels ... Credited to Richards and Mick Jagger, "Slipping Away" is a slow ballad, a form of music Richards would embrace on the Stones' later albums ... The Stones have since performed "Slipping Away" during the 1995 leg of the Voodoo Lounge Tour, the 2002-2003 Licks Tour and throughout the 2005-2007 A Bigger ...
Rotaxane - Synthesis - Slipping
... The method of slipping is one which exploits the kinetic stability of the rotaxane ... If the end groups of the dumbbell are an appropriate size it will be able to reversibly thread through the macrocycle at higher temperatures ...

Famous quotes containing the word slipping:

    The average Southerner has the speech patterns of someone slipping in and out of consciousness. I can change my shoes and socks faster than most people in Mississippi can speak a sentence.
    Bill Bryson (b. 1951)

    There are those who would keep us slipping back into the darkness of division, into the snake pit of racial hatred, of racial antagonism and of support for symbols of the struggle to keep African-Americans in bondage.
    Carol Moseley-Braun (b. 1947)