High Guard

Following up from the previous post regarding the basic guard, in this post, I’ll be touching on another type of guard, commonly known as the high guard. It is pretty much the same as the basic guard only that for the high guard, you hold your hands much higher than before. When you’re adopting the[…]

Happy Birthday Legends!

Legends began in a small hole in a building at North Canal Road. We were a very small gym, probably the smallest gym back in 2014. There was no lift. The stairway to the gym was dark and creepy, like something you’ll see in horror movies and our members had to wait at the stairs[…]

Basic Guard

There clearly isn’t one perfect technique for boxing otherwise everyone will be using it. It also comes down to many attributes such as a boxer’s physique, fighting style, strengths, weaknesses, mental state and many more. There is no winning formula and boxers who find the most success usually apply the basics into their craft and[…]

Don’t skip SKIPPING!

Want to improve your fighting endurance, punching power, balance and footwork, in just 10 minutes a day?…if so, then GET UP AND START JUMPING ROPE! expertboxing.com If you think of the general boxers’ workout, it will naturally come to your mind that aside from long distance running, sprints, punching the bags, sparring and hitting the mitts, a boxer[…]

Leaping Lead Hook (Advanced Boxing Technique)

This punch is pretty much straightforward, just like how it is called. It is literally throwing a left hook while jumping in at the same time. However, executing this punch is not that simple. Before attempting this, I suggest you master your basic lead hook first. There are many factors involved to ensure the leaping[…]

All about BALANCE

What does a good boxing stance do for you? A good and solid boxing stance will mean that you are balanced at all times, thus will allow you to move and attack, or defend accordingly. The best boxing stance is a balance between multiple important attributes for fighting. Power/ Defence Range/ Balance Flexibility Stability/ mobility[…]

Basic Boxing Lesson

Maybe you have no idea what boxing is about other than the Rocky movies or Contender boxing series you watched before. All those blood, cuts and knock downs you see make you feel a little uneasy. But still, deep down, you know you want to give this sport a go. The sport of boxing is gaining[…]

TCW vs Jason Butar Butar

Muhamad Ridhwan vs Jason Butar Butar, the Foo Chow Association Building, Singapore, Friday 17 Feb 2016 By Gerald Hartup Jnr It ended brutally and abruptly. The local boxer knew he had just landed a bomb as he coolly walked to a neutral corner. It was a well timed short right hand flush on the button[…]

Sparring Done Right

Sparring is as close as you can get to competition and is an essential part of a boxer’s training and development. Most sparring sessions however are basically ‘anything goes’ and boxers either sink or swim under pressure. This form of sparring is usually known as “Open Sparring”. While it is good preparation for competition and[…]