He doesn't tend to jab for speed, but instead he (quickly) lifts his lead foot and "falls" forward, using all of his bodyweight and his bottom three knuckles . › Training Discussion › Standup Technique. It's not exclusive to the jab, neither is it always used in a lunge like the JKD lead straight. The falling step in a jab is simply pushing off. You unquestionably will be tempted to shift some of the weight from the left foot to the right foot just before you step. But don't do it. Do. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Falling Step" on Discogs. Dempsey called this move the "falling step" and the name has stayed with it. It is during this step that you learn to throw the jab for maximum. I've been reading Jack Dempsey's “Championship Fighting” and in regards to a left jolt, he describes the falling step used in order to bring your body. The most important class that everyone should take is called “Quit Falling – Step 1”. This is a 1-hour group class that provides a condensed version of the fall. : A Step Toward Falling: McGovern, Cammie: Books. Step 1: Look Stupid. If you want to fall in love, you must dive right in. Smile a lot, because everything is so incredible and beautiful and new.