What are the key attitudes and principals for athletics? This article explains the most fundamental keys to being an athlete. It is very helpful for beginners who don’t have access to an involved coach yet.
Do you ever close your eyes or jerk around when you’re about to get hit? This is a natural response. Some people even say you can never fully “stop” it. However, with enough training and discipline, you can dramatically reduce your flinch response, or even use it to your advantage.
Many factors influence whether a punch hurts. In this post, I’ll focus on the pain from a punch (instead of its damage) and explain when punches hurt and when they don’t.
Losing and cutting weight is an important part of boxing, whether you’re competing or just training. This article gives an extremely digestible synopsis on the common methods for losing and cutting weight for boxing.
In this short post, I outline how and when to execute the body jab.
New boxers must adapt to the culture of boxing and learn what is acceptable. Failure to do so will result in some kind of retaliation by the sparring partner, the coach, or the other participants/teammates. I will lay out and explain some of the most commonly followed rules and expectations for beginner boxers.
Boxing has its official rules, but it also has some soft rules that almost all seasoned boxers know, and that rookies should know. In this article, I will lay out and explain five of the most general rules of boxing as a sport.
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.