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Brandon Macrae

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Bran has been a student, coach and competitor in the boxing, Muay Thai, and kickboxing community for more than 15 years. In that time, he's trained at top fight gyms across the country and been lit up by Canadian boxing and MMA legends. Bran also hosts the Warrior Punch Podcast.
Better Boxing Workouts at Home

Better Boxing Workouts at Home: Home-Gym Hacks for Beginners

Sneaking in boxing workouts at home is one of the best ways for beginners to speed up their skill development, get into fighting shape,...

Boxing Training Tips: Learn Floyd Mayweather’s Offensive Defense

Today's breakdown looks at Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto. Labelled "High Stakes," the September 12th, 2015 match-up turned out to be another routine Mayweather dismantling. But it was instructive,...
How to Get Good at Boxing in 6 Months

How to Get Good at Boxing in 6 Months

The first few weeks of your boxing journey can feel pretty discouraging. You’re constantly out of breath, every step feels strange, and your lead...

How to Counter the Jab: 8 Techniques for Better Boxing Defense

In boxing, the jab is considered the most important punch. They say if you can't establish the jab, you won't land anything else. That...

45-Minute Shadow Boxing Workout (No Gear or Partner Needed)

Today's shadow boxing workout consists of 12 x 3-minute rounds of skill development with 45-second rest intervals. It can requires no partner or equipment...
Roadwork for boxing

Roadwork for Boxing: Complete Beginner’s Routine

If you're not doing roadwork, you're not really training for boxing. The Marquess of Queensberry rules might outlaw running inside the ring, but it's one of the...

Advanced Boxing Tactics: Why Do Pros “Aim to Miss”?

A lot of boxing tactics are counter-intuitive; keeping our eyes open under fire, leading with our non-dominant hand, and tucking the chin are just...
Boxing Equipment

Boxing Mitt Drills for Beginners

Focus mitt training is one of the best ways to develop punching technique, defense, fight strategies, and sport-specific conditioning. But it’s not just for...
4 Tips for Stone-Cold Calmness in the Ring. Learn How to Relax in Boxing.

4 Tips for Stone-Cold Calmness in the Ring

Fear and boxing go together like a jab and a cross. Training and competing in the sport brings forth a lot of scary “firsts”...
Best Speed Bag for Beginners

Best Speed Bag for Beginners

Speed bag training is a boxing staple that is gaining attention in the general fitness world because of its unique ability to improve coordination,...

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