Boxing Feints by Muhammad Ali

Boxing Feints

How to use the feint by Muhammad Ali   Feinting is an extremely important art in boxing. The better you become as a boxer, the more important it is to learn boxing feints in order to open up your opponent. A skilled opponent would have been drilled in defending the basic punches and punch combinations, […]

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Punching with the Roll – Salvador Sanchez

salvador sanchez

  Boxing Tricks – Punching with the Roll Salvador Sanchez might have gone on to become Mexico’s greatest ever boxer but sadly died in a car accident aged just 23. Not only was he headed for greatness in a land full of supreme fighters, he would have become an all time great boxer and one […]

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Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker Dies Aged 55 in Accident

RIP Pernell Whitaker

Boxing Great Pernell Whitaker hit by car and dies from injuries The first time I saw Pernell Whitaker box was in the early 1990’s. My brother called me over to watch one of his fights on TV(before the days of pay per view and fights were available on channels such as Sky Sports and Eurosport). […]

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Boxing Skills – The Spin and Shoot

The Spin and Shoot

Turning an opponent, spinning an opponent are great skills to possess in boxing, even better though is to add a punch to the end of the turning or spinning. This is because by turning your opponent you have moved them to a position of weakness whilst you are in a position of strength. They say […]

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Boxing Tricks – The Push and Shoot

The Push and Shoot

The Push and Punch The push and shoot is a great tool to use for inside fighting, many past greats such as Henry Armstrong(who was featured in my book Forgotten Legends of the Ring), often used this tactic to land unsuspecting punches on their opponents. The trick is best used inside by using the lead […]

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How to Defend the Double Jab by James Toney

how to defend the double jab

The Catch and Slip How to defend the double jab is not something I am commonly asked, which is almost a surprise because you would think the double jab is one of the attacks a boxer is most used to seeing and having to defend against. I have previously made a video on how to […]

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Footwork – Your First Line of Defence

Head Movement or Footwork? So the other day I was updating my Instagram and I was browsing through the various boxing channels I follow(as you do). Now one of the guys I follow is a very big Mike Tyson and Cus D’Amato fan. Tyson was known for a lot of things and one of his […]

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Breathing for Boxing

Throwing the double hook

Watch Your Breathing… When it comes to boxing, people always tend to concentrate on the punching, the footwork, avoiding punches but something which is often overlooked is how you breathe whilst training. How you breathe is a crucial element of your game, I have had people tell me they cannot spar or compete in boxing […]

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Andy Ruiz Jr makes History and Shakes up the Heavyweight Division

Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Review Andy Ruiz Jr makes History – Shakes up the Heavyweight Division. Well what can you say? Time and time again we hear one punch can change the game when it comes to a heavyweight clash, but when you say he has a punchers chance, that was pretty much […]

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Defending the Jab by Joe Louis

defending the jab

Joe Louis and the Jab Defence Now we all know Joe Louis as one of the greatest heavyweights of all time, many people do believe that he was actually the best heavyweight of all time. With a fantastic record of 66-3 and reigning as the world champion from 1937-1949, it would be tough to argue […]

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