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Most people make the mistake of thinking that power comes from hitting hard. It doesn’t. A boxer’s jab, for instance, is a very hard punch. But it’s not a powerful one. Power requires alignment of muscles and a little positioning strategy. Even a light punch thrown against an oncoming opponent can become powerful if he collides with it full force. Power is always the result of a combination of factors that take into account speed, strength, flexibility, balance, position and body weight. Power is what each fighter develops when they begin to acquire their own style.