Category Archives for Boxing

The Importance Of Roadwork

The Importance of Roadwork Roadwork – when fighters refer to ‘doing their roadwork’ they mean running or jogging. Roadwork is as old as Boxing itself, from the black and white film of the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson running in his boots to the late great Muhammad Ali, even the Rocky movies made roadwork famous when […]

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How To Fight A Southpaw

Southpaws(a left handed fighter who jabs with the right hand) will always present a tricky challenge to an orthodox fighter(someone who jabs with the left hand and is essentially right handed) as the majority of fighters are right handed, so whereas the southpaw is used to fighting orthodox boxers, the orthodox boxer wont have come […]

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Finding Your Range

A short video with Spencer Oliver demonstrating how to find your range in Boxing. Training with him is 14yr old Yaseen. Finding your range is essential in Boxing and the best way to discover whats best for you is through sparring, come in too close and you will get tagged by your opponent, stay too […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – Willie Pep

Guglielmo Papaleo (September 19, 1922 – November 23, 2006) was an American professional boxer, better known as Willie Pep who held the World Featherweight championship nicknamed “WILL o’ the Wisp,” for his elusiveness, Pep is one of boxing’s all-time great artists, indeed before Floyd Mayweather Jnr and before Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker there was Willie […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – Wilfred Benitez

Wilfred Benítez was born on September 12 in 1958, he is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer and the youngest world champion in the sport’s history. With such an accolade you would expect more people to know of him, after all we all know Mike Tyson was the youngest ever Heavyweight champ yet Benitez was […]

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Boxing For Fitness – Sample Workout

Here is a sample basic workout for Boxing fitness based upon the Team Hatton training model. The workout will consist of 5×3 minute rounds with a minute’s rest in between which means you should be able to perform the workout within 20mins. The workouts are best performed in pairs, one holding the pads and the […]

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Boxing Strategy – Game Planning Your Fight

Fighting is dynamic, you never know what it is going to happen when you are in a competitive bout or when you are sparring, but there are some variables you can control. In this video we discuss something you can control when you are planning a fight, and that is to plan your attacks by thinking […]

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Boxing How To – The Pull Counter

In this video we go over how to set traps in Boxing, using a variation of the pull counter, a move made popular by two Boxers, the late great Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather Jnr, arguably the best Boxer so far of the 21st century. We will be trying to set the trap to return […]

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How To Counter The Right Cross

In this video we go over four counters to the right cross. The majority of the Boxers you will come across will be orthodox fighters, so they will be right handed which means the right cross will generally be their power punch. If you can learn to effectively defend and counter their power punch, you […]

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How To Defend And Counter The Double Jab

In this video we go over how to defend and counter the double jab. The double jab is a very effective punch and it often will catch out your opponent as the jab is a punch which can be used in various ways so it is very hard to predict what is coming. To defend […]

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