Boxing shoes are any pair of shoes that are made for the sport of boxing. It might sound like I just said nothing helpful, but it’s important to distinguish boxing shoes as a sport-specific shoe, designed and optimized for the physical demands of boxing. This article will cover what attributes they typically have, when you should use them, and what factors you might consider when purchasing a pair.
AIBA Coaches Manual (2011)
AIBA Pro Boxing Coaches Manual (2013)
Dehydration (i.e. cutting water weight) is one of the key ways to cut weight for a match. In this article, I will explain how to effectively dehydrate and re-hydrate in amateur boxing.
Creatine (monohydrate) is a popular supplement, especially among bodybuilders and weightlifters. Yet, many do not consider whether creatine is useful for boxing.
In boxing, weight is cut before bouts, but the amount of weight to cut varies between professional and amateur boxing. In amateur boxing, the typical weight cut is much less than that of professional boxing.
This drill develops the boxer’s lateral agility and can directly translate to boxing-specific movements.
The way boxers position their hands in their stance is called their guard, and every guard has its strengths and weaknesses. This article will give you an overview of the different types of guards in boxing.