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Mike Tyson – Drawing the Lead

Mike Tyson drawing the lead

Iron Mike – Brains as well as Brawn When you think of the baddest man on the planet you think knockouts and intimidation – but Iron Mike Tyson wasn’t just a ferocious puncher…at 5’10 in the heavyweight division and literally always coming up against taller and bigger opponents, Tyson had to have a few tricks […]

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Roberto Duran – Touch and Go

roberto duran touch and go

Roberto Duran was one of the greatest boxers of all time – I wouldn’t argue with anyone who wanted to put Duran in the top five ever, he was that good. In this article I take a quick look at one of his techniques which I call the touch and go. The fight featured here […]

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Archie Moore – The In Jab

archie moore in jab

  The jab is most commonly thrown punch in boxing and it can be used in so many different ways. It is not just about setting up an attack or finding your range, it can even be used as a form of defence and there are many ways to throw the jab – something I […]

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Self Isolation Boxing Workout

Well with the lockdown currently ongoing as we approach almost four weeks of staying at home, it still remains essential to keep active. This is not just for the physical benefits a workout undoubtedly brings, but also the mental benefits too. In times like this where we cannot go out as often as we would […]

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Your Recovery as a Boxing Trainer

boxing trainer

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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Top Five Heavyweights of All Time

top five heavyweights

Heavyweight boxing stands at the top of the boxing tree, the marquee division has often been the middleweight division, today it is the welterweight class but we all know the stronger the heavyweight division is, the stronger the sport of boxing is. The heavyweight champion will always have a head start as the face of […]

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Throwing the Double Hook

Boxing in the lockdown

The double hook is a very effective combination in boxing when used with other punches which set up the hooks. But in the same way, the hooks can set up each other, in this article I will explain how you can do this when throwing the double hook. Ok so I am talking about the […]

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3 Newly Crowned Champions Who Partied Too Hard and Lost…

Andy Ruiz Jr

So last week Anthony Joshua reclaimed the heavyweight titles of the world with a very comfortable win over Andy Ruiz Jr. Joshua was in control the whole fight and stuck to his game plan, which was a lot of lateral movement and not to engage on the rare occasion Andy Ruiz Jr was able to […]

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How Boxing Helps Mental Health

How Boxing Helps Mental Health

Why Boxing is Good for Mental Health It is well known that exercise is a great choice when it comes to battling mental health and other related issues such as self esteem and confidence. The endorphins released always help to make things better and as the old saying goes, a healthy body leads to a […]

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How to treat Golfers Elbow

How to Treat Golfers Elbow

Golfers Elbow Exercises As a boxing coach, everyday I have someone on the pads with me, that means there is a lot of pressure being absorbed on the elbows. As someone who hurt his elbow weight training many years ago, holding the pads has gradually bought out the pain again so how to treat golfers […]

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