Category Archives for Boxing

Sugar Ray Robinson – The Art of the Hook

sugar ray robinson the art of the hook

Sugar Ray Robinson – Death by 1000 Hooks Sugar Ray Robinson is seen by the majority as the greatest boxer who ever lived, amongst his many fans who place him at the top of the boxing tree were 2 legends of the sport, Joe Louis – one of the all time greats at heavyweight and […]

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Tricks of Muhammad Ali – Doubling The Right Hand Lead

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How Muhammad Ali used the Right hand lead Muhammad Ali was without doubt bigger than boxing itself, a supremely gifted fighter there were many things he did, mostly this was down to his blinding speed which was extreme for a man of his size fighting in the heavyweight division. Remember Ali wasn’t just a heavyweight, […]

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The History of the Philly Shell

The History of the Philly Shell

The History of the Philly Shell Defence The Philly Shell defence claimed notoriety when Floyd Mayweather Jr was riding through boxing with an undefeated record shutting down every opponent he was coming across. Opponents could not knock Mayweather Jr out let alone knock him down. I have previously written about the history of the shoulder […]

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Are Boxing Shoes Worth it?

Are Boxing shoes worth it

How are Boxing Shoes different? So I had just had this discussion during one of my classes this morning so I thought it would be a good idea to get a blog post up about this very topic! So – are boxing shoes worth it? When one starts boxing, the first things they naturally think […]

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How to Increase your Punching Power

How to Increase your Punching Power

How Do You Increase Your Punch Power? There are many exercises you can use when it comes to how to increase your punching power, some have already been covered in various articles on my site and many others are covered in my book ‘Strength and Conditioning for Boxing‘. The squat is often called the king […]

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Strength and Conditioning for Boxing – The Speed Deadlift

Strength and Conditioning for Boxing - The Speed Deadlift

The Deadlift – King of Boxing Exercises?   When it comes to selecting weights for your boxing program then you would be hard pressed to find a better weight training exercise than the deadlift. The deadlift has so many benefits which help your boxing training, such as increased strength and power, a stronger core, working […]

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How to Punch Harder – The Med Ball Chest Pass

How to Punch Harder - The Med Ball Chest Pass

The Med Ball Chest Pass For Explosive Punch Power The med ball is a great addition to your boxing training. They can be used to train various muscles of the body, not the just the muscles used to punch and can also be used to closely replicate the motion of a punch. Med balls also […]

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Top Ten Boxing Mistakes

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Top Ten Beginner Mistakes You need to Avoid Not for nothing is boxing called the sweet science. Although it can look caveman like at times when watching on the tv for those who do not participate in the sport, there is in actuality a lot to the sport. Practice makes perfect, but you’ve got to […]

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How to Practise Head Movement Boxing

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How to Practice Head Movement Boxing Head movement is an essential part of boxing, the name of the game is to hit and not get hit, that means good head movement(and good footwork) is extremely important if you want to succeed in boxing. This means practising head movement becomes an important drill you need to […]

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Will Boxing Give me Confidence?

will boxing give me confidence

Will Boxing Give me Confidence? A huge reason why boxing is and always has been a popular sport is because of its versatility. If you want to lose weight, boxing workouts will hope you shed some spare pounds, if you want to get fit, boxing training provides a fun and interesting way to increase your […]

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