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The Six Basic Boxing Punches used in Boxing and Boxing Classes

Basic Boxing Punches you will Learn in Boxing Classes There are four basic punches in boxing, these are the jab, the cross, hook and uppercut. For the following discussion assumes a right-handed or orthodox boxer. NB. If the boxer is a southpaw, the boxing stance changes accordingly, and all left

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Overview of Essential Equipment for Boxing and Kickboxing Training

Boxing and Kickboxing Workouts – Equipment Needs Before beginning any form of boxing or kickboxing training, the right equipment must be available for both safety and performance reasons. Here’s a summary of the most commonly used equipment for fitness instructors and coaches teaching clients fitness boxing and kick boxing: Anklets:

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Evasive Manouvers in Boxing and benefits for Pad Training

From the guard position there are several basic maneuvers a boxer can use to evade or block punches, all of these can be incorporated into pad workouts to add variety of movement, improve balance, coordination and reflexes, and of course build real world skills. Parry and Block Parrying or blocking

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Boxing Combinations and Benefits for Boxing Fitness Training Workouts

The four basic punches can be thrown in rapid succession to form combinations or “combos”. Arranging punches into combinations will help the boxer master punches more effectively and learn dynamic offensive and defensive maneuvers. Boxing combo drills make for more varied workouts that are fun and challenging both physically and

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Getting Started with the Floor to Celing Ball

A staple for Boxing Training and Boxing Courses Getting to know the floor-to-ceiling ball is a vital part of a boxer’s training, helping to improve concentration, punching speed and defensive reflexes while working the arms and legs. For those unfamiliar with this piece of training equipment, the floor to ceiling

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Benefits of Working out on the Heavy Bag

Heavy Bag Workout Tips The heavy bag is used primarily among boxers for building punching power and improving boxing technique and, for a relatively simple piece of equipment; it delivers many amazing benefits including the potential for a full-body workout, improvement of boxing and kickboxing skills, and increases in muscle

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Stretching Tips for Boxing and Kickboxing

Boxing Courses and Kickboxing Classes Basics: Stretching for Boxing and Kickboxing Flexibility is one of the key components of a balanced fitness program and is essential for a high-intensity sport such as boxing and kickboxing. Without stretching, you are missing an important part of overall health. Spending fifteen minutes warming

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Kickboxing and Boxing Duty of Care Essentials

Kickboxing and Boxing Duty of Care Essentials Steps for comprehensive immediate attention for the Injured Client or Athlete Very important to know for boxing or kickboxing courses, self defense or pad trainer classes, and more Although Punchfit Pad training has been designed with risk and injury reduction as a major

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Tips to Minimize Muscle Soreness after Boxing and Kickboxing Work Outs

Explosive Training Tips Strategies to help minimise the incidence of Sore Muscles For anyone participating in fitness training, it’s common to hear complaints about dull muscular pain and soreness. Overexertion can cause muscle damage and rupture that requires intervention and rehabilitation. But high-intensity exercise like boxing and kickboxing can also create

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