Category Archives for Strength And Conditioning

How To Punch Harder Part III The Snatch Balance

If you haven’t already, I suggest you read parts I and II which go over some basic detail you need to know first when looking to punch harder. These can be found here How To Punch Harder Part I How To Punch Harder Part II The Secret Of Speed Training   OK in this video […]

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The Power Squat

The Power Squat is a contested power lift and one of the main all-round strength and power builders. The Power Squat develops the quadriceps and posterior chain as well as additional areas of the body including the abdominals. This variation of the Squat is the one I prefer to do, I find it much easier […]

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The Overhead Squat

The Overhead Squat is a great exercise, but especially great if you happen to be an athlete. This exercise helps to correct imbalances you may have in the hips, glutes or lower back and exposes any weaknesses thus forcing you to work harder and ‘catch up’ on those muscles. Make no mistake, this is a […]

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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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Renegade Rows

Renegade Rows is a multi purpose multi joint two in one functional exercise that requires stabilization of the core, it is a two arm kettlebell row in a press up position and a rowing variation which on top of working the core, develops the latissimus dorsi, bicep and forearms, recruiting multiple muscle groups the way […]

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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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Two Great Exercises To Lose Weight – Fast!

Two Great Exercises to Lose Weight – Fast! Everyone wants to lose weight, especially during this time of year – the summer holidays. It is very easy to add weight on, but very hard to lose an appreciable amount of weight. In today’s age everyone wants things done quickly, if there is a shortcut out […]

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Increasing Power Through Contrast Training

Increasing Power through Contrast Training For athletes power is of utmost importance. Power is the product of strength and speed. Pretty much every major sport you can think of, the sports person will require power, especially explosive power to perform at a high level in their sport. For Boxers, more power means a harder punch, […]

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How To Punch Harder Part II The Secret Of Speed Training

How to Punch harder Part II – The Secret of Speed Training This is part II on how to punch harder, if you haven’t already, I suggest you read Part I which can be found here(How To Punch Harder) but we’ll go over the basics of that article before we move into the movements you […]

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How To Punch Harder

Increasing your punching power This is a question I get asked a lot when coaching Boxing, along with increasing your punching speed. There is never a simple answer to the question, it is often said that punchers are born and not made, and I do believe that you will come across people, who no matter […]

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