This is a comprehensive training and nutrition guide for aspiring or actual amateur boxers. It presents information from national and international boxing organizations, knowledge we’ve gained from years of boxing experience, and guidance from coaches who were amateur boxing champions or coached amateur boxing champions.
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.
In this short post, I outline how and when to execute the body jab.
Defensive boxers are those “slick” boxers who usually make their opponents miss and punish them for doing so. They might throw less punches overall and are seen to be “technicians” more than anything else. Here, I analyze the greatest boxers known for their defensive mastery.
AIBA Coaches Manual (2011)
AIBA Pro Boxing Coaches Manual (2013)
Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux, a boxing match between two two-time Olympic boxing gold medalists, occurred on December 9, 2017. I will present a partial analysis and my review of the fight.
Creatine (monohydrate) is a popular supplement, especially among bodybuilders and weightlifters. Yet, many do not consider whether creatine is useful for boxing.