All fighters know the properly planned punch to the body is one of the most crippling experience a fighter will feel. In this video we will show you the correct form for properly planted body shots.
Shuffling is a faster movement than stepping. Rather than chasing after an opponent, or running away to retreat, shuffle your feet. With shuffling, the rear foot moves first in this movement, then the lead foot. In this tutorial, we will show you the proper way to shuffle when in the ring.
The pivot is often one of the most overlooked skills in boxing. Whether you’re trying to close the line of attack from a larger opponent, control the fight with a fast retreating fighter, or you’re pushed against the ropes and you need to retreat from a powerful opponent; this skill is an essential for proper boxing form. Let us teach you the proper technique for this integral skill.
When your opponent unleashes a punch, sometimes it’s difficult to get away so you have to resort to blocking it. When you block a punch, you can get a feel of how hard your opponent punches and whether he drops his guard when throwing. In this video, learn how to properly block & protect that beautiful mug of yours.
When your opponent unleashes a punch, sometimes it’s difficult to get away so you have to resort to blocking it. When you block a punch, you can get a feel of how hard your opponent punches and whether he drops his guard when throwing. In this video, learn how to properly block & protect that gut of yours.
Anyone can learn how to weave and step very easily. It’s one of most basic defensive maneuvers in boxing, but extremely effective nonetheless. Especially if you are shorter fighter, then you must learn how to perform this technique effectively because it’ll allow you to get on the inside of a taller and rangier opponent while avoiding punches.
Parrying is a superior defensive move to blocking because it offers more protection while creating better counter opportunities using your opponent’s energy. The more your opponent overcommits into his punches, the more effective your parry will be. As you face stronger opponents, blocking becomes a less likely option.
How do you make an opponent expose himself? How do you out-box a faster or better skilled fighter? How do you keep an opponent in constant worry about your next move? The answer are FAKES! No not your friend who always cancels plans, but a deceptive punch that is aimed to throw off your opponent. Learn the proper technique and skill to make your opponent fall for your fakes every time.
Punching while moving is an important skill to learn to ensure you don’t get knocked out by a more powerful or skilled opponent. We’ve already discussed why Pivoting & Weaving is important, but making sure that you can still attack while on the run is just as important. In this episode, we’ll teach you how to properly move without missing valuable attack opportunities.
Shadowboxing empowers you to try out many of the skills of boxing before using those skills on a heavy bag or indeed a live opponent. In fact, you could argue that shadow boxing is as much a workout for the brain as a workout the body. Here we’ll teach you about the proper technique when shadowboxing and what form flaws to look out for.
Partner drills help boxers develop speed, accuracy and endurance. Your partner wears the pads or gloves on his hands to create a moving target that you attack with various combinations of strikes. They can be used to develop both hand and foot work so your training more closely resembles a real fight.
The heavy bag is a tried and true piece of equipment that has helped all boxers. In addition the kind of workout you can get from it is amazing. Get some techniques and programs right here with the how to hit the bag tutorial.
If you’re looking to improve your boxing combinations to widen your arsenal, then you can start here. Many of the following combinations are simple but are also the most effective because they flow and are set up well.
Boxing training involves the coordination of many muscle groups working at a will-breaking pace over long periods, with very limited rest sprinkled throughout. Learn workouts that will ultimately help you train to be the best boxer as possible.