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Boxing Mitt Drills for Beginners

Boxing Equipment

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 boxers; fast-paced and fun, “hitting mitts” is also a great workout for regular gym-goers looking for something more stimulating than a treadmill. Unfortunately, focus mitt work has a steep learning curve … Read more

Boxing Gloves Buyers Guide

Boxing Glove Buyers Guide - The Ultimate Guide To Buying Boxing Gloves

Are you stuck on deciding which boxing gloves to buy? I don’t blame you. With thousands of different boxing gloves available, making a purchase can be frustrating and confusing. What boxing glove size should you be? Why are the gloves different shapes? Should you go lace-up or straps? Do I really need anti-perspiration technology? Can’t … Read more

4 Tips for Stone-Cold Calmness in the Ring

4 Tips for Stone-Cold Calmness in the Ring. Learn How to Relax in Boxing.

Fear and boxing go together like a jab and a cross. Training and competing in the sport brings forth a lot of scary “firsts” – pushing yourself to new places physically, hitting and getting hit, and performing in front of huge crowds. Boxing’s scary side makes it a very effective vehicle for human development, but … Read more

Master Boxing – Left Hook

Master the Left Hook in Boxing

Master Boxing – Left Hook The left hook is the king of knockout punches. Everyone from Joe Frazier to Oscar Del La Hoya is proof that it can be the difference between winning and losing a fight if you know how to throw a left hook. However, throwing a left hook with the precision and power needed to floor your opponent isn’t as … Read more

How to Clean Boxing Gloves

How to clean boxing gloves

I had spent two weeks teaching my brother how to box, and I felt that I covered the basics pretty well. At least, that’s what I thought. When I saw the disgusted look on his face after sniffing his gloves, I realized that I forgot to teach him one of the most important things about … Read more

Master Boxing – Cross

8 Tips to Master the Boxing Cross Punch

Today, we break down boxing’s meat-and-potatoes power punch. Throwing a punch in a straight line to your opponent’s chin with your dominant hand sounds like a no-brainer, but of course it’s not. As is often the case in boxing, the cross’s technical details challenge some of our natural punching instincts, making this shot a lot … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Learn Boxing at Home

Learn Boxing at Home

Boxing is the perfect workout. Its strength conditioning and cardio fitness rolled into one pedal-to-the-metal, balls-to-the-wall workout, which also teaches a valuable life skill. Oh, and the other big win, is that you can learn boxing at home. That’s right. You can teach yourself boxing at home, and this post gives you everything you need … Read more

20 Ridiculously Awesome Benefits of Learning a Martial Art

20 Ridiculously Awesome Benefits of Learning a Martial Art

18 years. That’s how long it took me to man up and start learning how to fight. I’d always wanted to learn a martial art, but for one reason or another, I just never got around to it. It wasn’t until I moved away from home to study – and coincidentally eliminated all other distractions … Read more

Float Like A Butterfly – 9 Boxing Footwork Training Exercises

Muhammad Ali showing that boxing footwork training pays off

Criss-crossing, back-to-front, having a mind of their own and going in every direction but where I wanted them to go. That’s how I would describe my feet when I first started boxing. How do you rate your footwork? Are you nimble, quick to attack, and hard as hell to hit? Having slick feet when training … Read more

Easy Boxing Training Diet (That Gets Results)

Healthy eating for boxing

When I first started training, I ate whatever I wanted. My metabolism was faster than it had ever been, and I was burning thousands upon thousands of calories every day. I felt like I could eat what I wanted. But I was tired, and I never felt as strong as I thought I should be. … Read more

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