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[…]