“Distance in Boxing”

At Elite Boxing we focus on basics and boxing fundamentals quite thoroughly as we believe so much that correct basics is the key to teaching anything well, and for anyone trying to learn anything should consistently focus on the basics! Distance in Boxing and in all martial arts in massively important, in boxing you will…

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“Body punching in Boxing”

As anyone who has ever been hit in the stomach and winded, the feeling is one of the most painful you will of experienced!! There are many boxers that could take a baseball bat to the head but the body is much weaker and when the shot is set up and delivered correctly the results…

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“Importance of sparring in Boxing”

Sparring in Boxing or Thai boxing is one of the most important tools in your training routine for anyone looking to compete or even just to improve your skills. Its the closest thing to actually fighting so therefore the best time to see what works and what doesn’t. There are several different types of sparring…

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Nutrition advice for Boxing – Carbs

For anybody that is competing in boxing or anyone who is training in boxing, healthy eating or dieting is massively important as a way of giving you the fuel and energy to train. Too many people try to lose weight by cutting carbohydrates out of their diet completely. This is a bad idea as it…

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Combintaion punching in boxing

Combination punching in boxing is massively important , it is also very important to throw your punches with variety. There are three types of punches in boxing – straight shots, hooks and uppercuts but there are endless combinations and ways of throwing them. A lot of boxers throw the same combinations over and over which…

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”Strength and conditioning for boxing”

Strength and conditioning has been used in boxing for years but in a very basic form, the types of exercises I mean are calisthenics body weight exercises some of which are bur-pees, press ups, sit ups and pull up’s these are good exercises for a basic level of strength and conditioning but to gain more…

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Boxing for fitness

Boxing training is fastly becoming one of the most popular ways to get fit, the reason for this is that because of the way you move and throw punches you are using all your body and getting a full body workout. During a session at Elite Boxing we work through every body part with a…

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Defence in Boxing

This is just a basic bit of information about defence in boxing a boxers defence is arguably the most important part of his technique this is because no matter how hard you can hit someone or how fast your hands are if you cannot get out of the way of your opponents jab you won’t…

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Counter punching in boxing

James Tony Counter right hand Some of the best punches in boxing are counter punches, basically a counter punch is when you catch you opponent after a defensive move for example ducking under opponents jab and throwing your right hand to the body. A lot of good boxers use counter punching to stop their opponent…

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Weight Lifting for punching power!!!

Elite Boxing article What is the main thing people remember about a boxing match? People always remember the knockouts and knockout artists like Nigel Benn. Any boxer can improve their punching power. You ask how? There are several ways: Resistance training in the form of explosive movements such as the Olympic lifts and their derivatives…

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