Singapore Pro Boxing: A Hot Take On A Cold Trail

Written by Bryan GanCombat Sports Writer for Left Hook Larry*Note – the writer is a guest whose opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Legends Fight Sports and/or its fight team and coaching staff. The last fight I attended live cost $80, to say nothing of the beer prices that usually accompany live sporting events.[…]

Best Defensive Technique

Right. So here it is. There is no such thing as THE best defensive technique. Surely different fighters usually tend to rely more on the techniques they are comfortable with but there isn’t exactly the best one. Use the one that fits your situation. Use the one that feels the most natural in that moment. If[…]

Boxing The Virus

A Smooth Sea never made a skilled sailor Franklin D. Roosevelt This is indeed our situation right now. The entire world is going through a challenging time as the COVID-19 virus situation has forced us to postpone our plans, cancel events, limit our movement, practice social distancing, reduce our activities outside of home and made[…]

Beginner’s Guide to Sparring

There’s a difference between sparring and fighting. Fighting comes with the goal of winning and destroying your opponent whereas sparring is focused on developing your skills! This post is dedicated to those who are relatively new to sparring. Training on equipment only develops your technique. Training in the ring develops your fighting skills! As soon[…]

5 Rules of Sparring

Sparring is a drill where you and your opponent help each other to practice real moves in a proper ring. The intention isn’t to beat your opponent but rather learn from each other. Noticing subtle nuances such as movements, punches, positioning, defence and other aspects of fighting which sharpens your overall boxing skills. At some point[…]

5 Reasons Why We Shadowbox

Shadowboxing is when a boxer moves around throwing punches at the air. Shadowboxing is a popular and basic exercise for boxers to hone their fighting techniques, condition their muscles, warm up or mentally condition themselves in the lead up to sparring, a boxing session or a fight. Done correctly with the right goals in mind,[…]

JAB…TO THE BODY!

The jab is most certainly the most important punch in boxing. Time and again we practice the jab. The different jab variations, the timing, the speed, the accuracy, the angles when throwing the jab, placements for the jab and many more. “If you want to be a good boxer, forget the jab. If you want[…]