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  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    If you have ever given a consistent beating to heavy bags using poorly made boxing gloves, then you would already know that they generally don’t last long. The outer material gets torn, the [...]

  • Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    It’s essential that you get the right heavy punching bag, especially if you punch hard and often. It’s where you can practice your boxing technique and combinations. Even if you don’t compete [...]

  • Top 7 Exercises On How To Improve Reflexes

    Top 7 Exercises On How To Improve Reflexes

    To have great reflex actions means using your sensitivity to be able to react almost instantly to a detectable change within your external environment. In boxing, this simply means dodging and [...]

  • Top 10 Best Boxing Combinations

    Top 10 Best Boxing Combinations

    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 [...]

  • How To Punch Harder

    How To Punch Harder

    A little while ago, I wrote an article on Top 10 Techniques To Increase Punching Power which demonstrated brief but useful tips. This guide on how to punch harder is a much more comprehensive [...]

  • How To Counterpunch

    How To Counterpunch

    The greatest fighters in boxing know how to counterpunch, quickly turning their defense into offense. A counterpunch is a punch that is thrown immediately after your opponent is made to miss [...]

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Recent Posts

  • Boxing Breakdown – Vasyl Lomachenko Part 1

    Boxing Breakdown – Vasyl Lomachenko Part 1

    I’ll be the first to admit that I did not expect such a spectacular performance from Vasyl Lomachenko in his victory of Gary Russell Jr. I wrongfully picked against him mainly because of his lack of pro experience and quite frankly, I had only seen him in the Salido fight […]

     
  • How To Increase Hand Strength With Hand Grip Exercises

    How To Increase Hand Strength With Hand Grip Exercises

    If you’re involved in combat sports of any kind, your hands are extremely precious particularly to boxers. Brittle hands equals less power and more pain when punching. Increasing hand strength will benefit you not only in the sporting field, but also in everyday activities from carrying heavy objects to pushing […]

     
  • Andre Ward Teaches Technical Boxing And Ring Strategy

    Andre Ward Teaches Technical Boxing And Ring Strategy

    Olympic Gold Medallist of 2004 and Unified Super-Middleweight Champion Andre Ward has boxing basics down to a tee. He relies on his boxing IQ and exceptional defense to win his fights, rather than punching power or pure athletic ability. His style may not translate well with crowds who just want […]

     
  • Top 10 Best Boxing Headgear

    Top 10 Best Boxing Headgear

    When you’re sparring, no matter if it’s boxing or MMA, it’s important that you wear headgear to protect your face from cuts and bruises. Though cuts, scrapes, swelling and bruises can still happen through the headgear, it’s much less likely. Unfortunately, headgear does not prevent concussions as jarring of the […]

     
  • Miguel Cotto VS Sergio Martinez Breakdown & Prediction

    Miguel Cotto VS Sergio Martinez Breakdown & Prediction

    On June 7 at Madison Square Garden, one of the biggest boxing events of 2014 is taking place between Miguel ‘Angel’ Cotto and Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez. This matchup has been brewing for the past couple years, and it has finally come to fruition. There are so many questions to be […]

     
  • Top 8 Best Jump Ropes

    Top 8 Best Jump Ropes

    Jump ropes, also known as skipping ropes, have been a permanent sports equipment for athletes, especially boxers, for many years. There are many jump rope techniques, that provides great cardio benefits and is much less likely to lead to knee damage, unlike running. I’ve compiled a list of the top […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Medicine Balls

    Top 5 Best Medicine Balls

    A medicine ball is a weighted ball that helps to develop core strength, refine balance and improve coordination. Practically all top level athletes incorporate a variety of medicine ball exercises into their workouts to attain these types of results. I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 best medicine balls, […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Hand Grip Strengtheners

    Top 5 Best Hand Grip Strengtheners

    Hand grip strengtheners are used to greatly strengthen your hands, wrists and forearms. As a result, you will drastically improve your performance in terms of hitting, throwing, pulling, pushing, holding and even playing instruments. I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 best hand grip strengtheners, based on Amazon’s best […]

     
  • Top 3 Courses For Online Boxing Lessons

    Top 3 Courses For Online Boxing Lessons

    So I’ve had a few people email me recently to ask me whether I provided online boxing lessons myself. Unfortunately I don’t, but if you want to learn how to box, the best way is just to pop into your local boxing gym and begin hitting the bags. Another way […]

     
  • How To Throw An Overhand

    How To Throw An Overhand

    The overhand punch is a mid-range punch that is thrown using the rear hand, which loops over above your head and is aimed at the head of the opponent. It’s one of my favorite punches, and you’ll often see it thrown by brawlers and punchers. There are several advantages of […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Boxing Hand Wraps

    Top 5 Best Boxing Hand Wraps

    A boxer’s hands are his most important weapons, so they must be looked after carefully. Before you hit the heavy bag or spar, you should always wrap your hands with good quality boxing hand wraps, which helps to support your fingers, thumb, knuckles and wrist. Once your hands are wrapped, […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Double End Bags

    Top 5 Best Double End Bags

    Timing, rhythm and accuracy are the key components that the double end bag helps you to improve on. It’s also great for loosening your muscles and providing an effective cardio workout. It’s important that you get a good quality double end bag so that it doesn’t easily go flat, or […]

     
  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    If you have ever given a consistent beating to heavy bags using poorly made boxing gloves, then you would already know that they generally don’t last long. The outer material gets torn, the stitching begins to come apart within the glove and the padding becomes unevenly distributed, increasing the chances […]

     
  • How To Choose A Heavy Punching Bag

    How To Choose A Heavy Punching Bag

    In every combat sports gym across the world, most notably boxing gyms, you will see a collection of different heavy punching bags that often show the markings of years of constant pounding. They are the very essence of boxing training, and they allow you to work on the various aspects […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Boxing Bag Stands

    Top 5 Best Boxing Bag Stands

    A boxing bag stand is ideal if you want all the benefits of a hanging heavy punching bag, but you’re limited on where you can hang it. It’s essential that you get the best possible boxing bag stand for your budget and needs, as an inadequate one can fall apart […]

     
  • Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    It’s essential that you get the right heavy punching bag, especially if you punch hard and often. It’s where you can practice your boxing technique and combinations. Even if you don’t compete as an amateur or professional fighter, a quality heavy punching bag ensures that you will get a great […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Free Standing Heavy Bags

    Top 5 Best Free Standing Heavy Bags

    If you are limited in where you can hang a heavy bag, then the next best alternative is getting a free standing heavy bag. While it you can move it to pretty much anywhere you want, a free standing heavy bag is usually not as durable as a traditional hanging […]

     
  • Top 5 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Techniques

    Top 5 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Techniques

    Manny Pacquiao’s ascent through the weight divisions is nothing short of amazing, and throughout his reign, he’s sharpened his tools and added a few new ones along the way. He has turned from a whirlwind slugger to more of a boxer puncher. In his prime, he was super quick, hard-hitting […]

     
  • Freddie Roach Teaches Basic Boxing Footwork And Stance

    Freddie Roach Teaches Basic Boxing Footwork And Stance

    Legendary 5-time boxing trainer of the year, Freddie Roach has trained some of the best fighters in the world and has had first-hand experience as a boxer in the ring himself. His success can be credited to his knowledge of boxing fundamentals. In this interview, Freddie Roach teaches basic boxing […]

     
  • Ricky Hatton – How To Throw A Body Shot

    Ricky Hatton – How To Throw A Body Shot

    Ricky Hatton is one of the most popular, and arguably one of the best fighters to come out of the UK. Although he’s not gifted with great athleticism nor technical brilliance, he’s gritty non-stop come-forward style and ferocious body attack has grinded down many of his opponents. In this video, […]