Category Archives for Boxing

How To Fight Someone Taller Than You

How To Fight A Taller Boxer One of the most difficult fights in the ring you can ever experience is against an opponent who has a significant height advantage over you. You may be the better boxer with more technical skills in the ring, but a tall boxer can overcome all of that and leave […]

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Boxing How To – The Slip

The Slip This is a defensive movement used to avoid a jab or cross coming from your opponent The slip is a defensive movement used by boxers in order to avoid straight punches. A slip added to a combination builds the boxers reflex actions. It also increases intensity and variety to a work out. Most […]

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Boxing Essentials: What You Must Do

Boxing Essentials In this article I run through a few things I believe you must have if you want to improve your Boxing. Sure we all have different goals, not all of us will want to step into the ring and fight competitively outside of sparring, some of you may just want to use Boxing […]

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Self Defense and Confidence – Why Everyone Should Learn

Self Defense and Confidence When you think of someone who was very confident – who do you think of? If I was to ask you to think of a famous personality, past or present who you believed represented confidence, I am willing to bet one name would surely cross your mind, the man who proclaimed […]

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The Importance Of Roadwork

The Importance of Roadwork Roadwork – when fighters refer to ‘doing their roadwork’ they mean running or jogging. Roadwork is as old as Boxing itself, from the black and white film of the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson running in his boots to the late great Muhammad Ali, even the Rocky movies made roadwork famous when […]

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How To Fight A Southpaw

Southpaws(a left handed fighter who jabs with the right hand) will always present a tricky challenge to an orthodox fighter(someone who jabs with the left hand and is essentially right handed) as the majority of fighters are right handed, so whereas the southpaw is used to fighting orthodox boxers, the orthodox boxer wont have come […]

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Finding Your Range

A short video with Spencer Oliver demonstrating how to find your range in Boxing. Training with him is 14yr old Yaseen. Finding your range is essential in Boxing and the best way to discover whats best for you is through sparring, come in too close and you will get tagged by your opponent, stay too […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – Willie Pep

Guglielmo Papaleo (September 19, 1922 – November 23, 2006) was an American professional boxer, better known as Willie Pep who held the World Featherweight championship nicknamed “WILL o’ the Wisp,” for his elusiveness, Pep is one of boxing’s all-time great artists, indeed before Floyd Mayweather Jnr and before Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker there was Willie […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – Wilfred Benitez

Wilfred Benítez was born on September 12 in 1958, he is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer and the youngest world champion in the sport’s history. With such an accolade you would expect more people to know of him, after all we all know Mike Tyson was the youngest ever Heavyweight champ yet Benitez was […]

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Boxing For Fitness – Sample Workout

Here is a sample basic workout for Boxing fitness based upon the Team Hatton training model. The workout will consist of 5×3 minute rounds with a minute’s rest in between which means you should be able to perform the workout within 20mins. The workouts are best performed in pairs, one holding the pads and the […]

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