Originally Posted by LordSappington
It's all about the technique. If you're holding your fist wrong, it's easy to break fingers, or your wrist.
Also, the skull is one of the hardest bones in the body. You really want to aim for the softer bits, like cartilage or flesh, like the throat or eyes.
@Nat I'm messing around, yo. If I got to you, wait until someone picks on you.
Yeah, you can still be doing the correct technique for punching someone, not break your fingers, and when your knuckles connect at speed to their jaw, it will still hurt.