Watch the Dirt to Dust: 5 online guitar lesson by Richard Gilewitz from Fingerstyle Narratives

Bars 50-59 allow for something like a ‘punch’ strum with your picking hand. This can be accomplished by tucking your picking fingers into a somewhat loose and slightly opened fist and ‘punching’ at the strings. Avoiding striking string one is suggested and careful fingering should be observed with your picking fingers when not producing these ‘punch’ strums.