Category Archives for Boxing

Footwork – Your First Line of Defence

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

breathing for boxing

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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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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How to Counter the Right hand by Archie Moore

Archie Moore

Defending the Right Hand Archie Moore was one of the all time great boxers who would have his share of fans labelling him as the greatest light heavyweight boxer in history. He also holds the record of the most number of knockouts – over 130 to his name! So you know when you hear the […]

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Countering the Jab by Roberto Duran

countering the jab by roberto duran

How Roberto Duran countered the Jab Countering the jab is an extremely important aspect of your boxing, why? Because the jab is the most commonly thrown punch so you have to develop some form of defence and counter attack to this punch, if you don’t you are in for a long night and a very […]

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How to Train Out the Flinch Reflex

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Slow Sparring For the Flinch Reflex The flinch reflex can be one of the hardest aspects for the fighter new to boxing to overcome. If you suffer from the flinch reflex it makes sparring very difficult for you. This is because if you are flinching, it causes you to look away or quickly shut your […]

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How to Fight A Southpaw – The Slip and Pivot

how to fight a southpaw

Use This Move Against Southpaws! As an orthodox fighter it is always tricky coming up against a southpaw(left hander) because most people are right handed so naturally the majority of people you will fight against will also be orthodox fighters, that always gives the southpaw an advantage as it takes time to adjust to the […]

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7 Ways To Throw Your Jab

7 ways to throw your jab

There’s More Than 1 Way to Throw the Jab In the video below I look at seven ways you can throw the jab. The jab is an extremely versatile weapon in your boxing tool box, no other punch is as versatile and no other punch is thrown as often as the jab. The jab can […]

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Boxing Footwork – Using The Pivot

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Combining Head Movement with the Pivot The pivot is almost seen as an advanced skill in boxing but the reality is it shouldn’t be viewed as such – it should be something you are using regularly and incorporating into your training and sparring. In this video we demonstrate adding the pivot to a movement of […]

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2 Gut Busting Punch Bag Workouts to Melt Away Your Fat

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Strip Your Fat With These Punch Bag Workouts The punch bag is a versatile piece of equipment that has been the staple of training routines for great boxers over the years, here are two routines you can use on the bag to start punching away at that fat and burning through those calories. The Fast […]

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