Category Archives for Boxing

How to Set up Your Punches

How to Set up your Punches An often overlooked aspect in boxing for beginners is the ability to set up your punch. People often think you just walk in and throw your shots, but doing this is likely to end up with you getting punched in the face before you even throw your shot and […]

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Five Counters to the Right Cross

How to Counter the Right Cross The majority of boxers you come across will be fighting out of an orthodox stance, which means the right hand will be their stronger hand. Having the ability to both defend and counter their power shot will greatly increase your chances of victory, if you can hurt them when […]

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Why You Need To Have A Short Memory in the Ring…..

Why You Need To Have A Short Memory in the Ring…..   The man in the picture is one of the heavyweight greats, Joe Louis. Louis was as composed as they come, rarely ever getting into brawls, always cool inside the ring and always balanced, in position to throw his punches. One of the most […]

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The Difference Between Amateur and Pro Boxing

The Difference between Amateur and Professional Boxing What are the main differences between the two? On the face of it things don’t look much different, after all boxing is boxing, but the two are actually pretty different and there are some key aspects that couldn’t be further apart. In this article I take a look […]

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Fayz Fitness Makes A Cameo Appearance on Sky Sports Boxing….

So I was training down the gym last week and Sky Sports News had turned up to film a piece ahead of this weekends clash between Frank Buglioni, the British Light Heavyweight Champion and Callum Johnson. So out of the ring I went and in came Buglioni and Sky News Correspondent Andy Clarke. Watch the Light […]

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Canelo Alvarez Fails Drugs Test – What is Clenbuterol and what does it do?

What is Clenbuterol? Recently, Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez failed a drugs test for what turned out to be clenbuterol. It is not the first time a Mexican fighter has been caught with this drug in their system, in the past the great Erik Morales also failed a drug test for clenbuterol. His promotion team […]

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Hardest Punchers in Boxing History – Twelve of the best

Hardest Punchers in Boxing History – Twelve of the best Whether we like it or not, one of the biggest reasons why boxing is so popular and has remained so popular over the years and will never be overtaken as a spectacle by other fighting arts is the knockout. Fans flock to fights because they […]

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How to counter the Jab for Southpaws

How to counter the Jab for Southpaws   How to counter the Jab – Southpaw vs Orthodox The majority of articles on how to counter the jab tend to focus on countering the jab for an orthodox fighter, I have previously written on how to counter the jab and this was aimed at orthodox fighters […]

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4 Tips On Staying Composed In The Ring

How to stay composed in the Ring So recently I went down to a boxing club for some sparring, it had been a good few months since I did any hard sparring and a good few weeks since I had done any sort of easy paced technical sparring. As the bell rang for round one […]

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Why is Body Punching so Effective?

Over at the Ringsidereport.com where I work as one of their featured writers, we’ve just welcomed IBF Welterweight Champion Errol Spence Jnr to the club. He joins a number of pro boxers both former and present as part of the ringsidereport.com forum including one of my favourite boxers from the 1990’s, former heavyweight champion Riddick […]

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