Introduction USA Boxing specifies that the target areas in boxing is everything in front of the boxer’s ears. This means that not only is the face a part of the target area but also the […]
It goes without saying that anyone who calls himself/herself a boxer must have sparred at least once. Arguably, the most important skills in boxing are acquired only through sparring. To put it simply: a boxer who doesn’t spar is like a track athlete who doesn’t run.
Introduction Defense in boxing consists of your footwork, slips, rolls, etc, but some defensive techniques are viewed as better than other defensive techniques. If you think about which defensive techniques are more spectator-friendly, you can […]
Introduction For a boxer, positioning or getting into position is as basic as maintaining balance and having leverage with each punch. Though basic, it is very important for practical/winning purposes. Positioning is when a boxer […]
Ring generalship is one of the central components of the scoring criteria of bouts, and it is often referred to in boxing.
This will be a short post about the punch numbering system in boxing. The numbering system can vary from coach to coach, gym to gym, but there is a standard way which most people learn when they first start boxing.
For the advanced boxer, here are short descriptions of selected and useful variations of the 2.
This article covers a defensive tactic called “The Pull-Slip,” an effective maneuver for discouraging your opponent from proceeding.