To defend punches, you need to learn how to block. It is always better to start from the beginning if you are a beginner. If you like Wing Chun, and want to learn the basics, you can watch this video. In this video, it shows how to do static blocking. To do the block, your hands move, it is not only your hands that move, you have to move your body as well.When your whole body works together behind any block or strike, it becomes powerful. When you do this block, you need to turn and twist while moving your hands.Let's spend some time to practice. Hope you will find it useful for self defense. Thank you so much for watching the video.Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section. Stay safe. Always be happy!