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.
Throughout my match with an opponent much taller than me, I found myself throwing this combo repeatedly. It was so effective because it allowed me to close the distance and land the punch I was looking to land.
AIBA Coaches Manual (2011)
AIBA Pro Boxing Coaches Manual (2013)
Creatine (monohydrate) is a popular supplement, especially among bodybuilders and weightlifters. Yet, many do not consider whether creatine is useful for boxing.
Ring to Cage offers a compelling USAB-Approved headgear that can double as your go-to training headgear. This entry will my review of the product.
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 front of the body, i.e. everything under and in front of the armpit is also a part of the target area. In this post, I will briefly specify what targets one should aim for and the notable effects of hitting each area, provided that each is hit hard and accurate enough.
If you think about which defensive techniques are more spectator-friendly, you can get a rough idea about which of these techniques are viewed as better than other ones. This is where the idea of Passive and Active defense comes in.