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,[…]

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[…]