Guillermo Rigondeaux – Lead Hand Master

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Guillermo Rigondeaux never has quite received the credit a man of his skills deserve. The little Cuban has outlandish skills to rival a man who does receive the plaudits and like Rigondeaux was a double Olympic gold winner, Vasyl Lomachenko. Who really knows why this is the case, it could be promoter and managerial issues, […]

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Thomas Hearns and the Stiff arm

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Recently I wrote an article about Tyson Fury and the Kronk Gym influence. Fury, who became heavyweight champion of the world again when he defeated Deontay Wilder 10 days ago, went back to the Kronk Gym to train with the nephew of Manny Steward for this fight. One of the methods I outlined in the […]

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Eddie Futch and How to Counter the Right Hand

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Eddie Futch was considered one of the greatest boxing trainers we have ever seen, many would say he was the best ever and I would certainly have him in my top bracket and wouldn’t argue with anyone who said he was the best ever. As a sparring partner to the heavyweight great Joe Louis, Futch […]

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Tyson Fury and the Kronk Gym Influence – 3 Manny Steward Techniques

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What a great weekend of boxing we witnessed when Tyson Fury put on an absolute masterclass to outbox Deontay Wilder and become the WBC and Ring Heavyweight champion. Now I am not going to post a review of the fight, mainly as it was such a one sided bout but what I will discuss is […]

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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II

A night of heavyweight boxing awaits us as we get the much anticipated second instalment between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury in what promises to be an intriguing match up. This really is a 50/50 fight in my opinion and it is the classic match up between the boxer and the puncher. Deontay Wilder is […]

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Roy Jones Jr – Setting up the Hook

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When it comes to throwing the left hook, there were few better than RJJ. Roy Jones Jr was so good at throwing the hook that one of his nicknames was Captain Hook. The video below looks at one of the ways Roy Jones Jr went about setting up the hook. This is a fairly common […]

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Roberto Duran – Turning Heads

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This article comes with a disclaimer – don’t try this at home! Which really means don’t try this at all and especially not without an experienced guide in the gym, whether that is your boxing partner or your boxing coach. The video below demonstrates a skill top end fighters do possess, in this case the […]

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Muhammad Ali – The Cross Counter

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When it comes to boxing, speed kills and when it comes to the heavyweights, there was no one with more speed than Muhammad Ali. Ali of course was known for his fast hands and quick feet and this enabled him to do a number of things by taking advantage of his speed, such as getting […]

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Ezzard Charles – Inside Fighting

Ezzard Charles Inside Fighting

Inside Fighting is in my opinion one of the lost arts of boxing, sure there are guys fighting today that are great at the inside game but it seems there has been a definite drop off when it comes to boxing on the inside when you compare that with previous eras. The video below looks […]

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Your Recovery as a Boxing Trainer

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As a Boxing Coach in Watford I spend a lot of my time training clients, if I am not in the gym training, whether that is pad work or sparring then I am out of gym and still working, that could going for a run or it could be updating social media and writing articles […]

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