boxing

Today I am going elaborate on why this seemingly simple strike can have a dramatic effect on your fight game.
Having studied boxing and the martial arts for many years as both student and teacher, I have come to accept that to fight is to face uncertainty and paradox.
The purpose of sparring is to make both you and your partner better. But more often than not, I see egos get in the way of getting something out of the session.
This video is a lesson in the intimidation strategies of arguably one of the most feared boxers to ever step foot into the ring.
There a reason fighting is compared to chess. It takes real smarts to succeed - street smarts, book smarts, and self-awareness. And both are a lot like life.
Shadow boxing helps you warm up and also helps develop the cadence and rhythm of your fighting game. Watch this videos for tips on how to do it properly and get the most out of practice time.
From a technical standpoint, the Rocky movies are some of the worst fight movies out there. But there are some amazing takeaways. Here are the five biggest lessons I learned from Rocky.
Eric C. Stevens is a fitness coach, martial arts coach, writer, television personality, and actor. Read our 12 reps to find out what keeps him going.
The jab may not be the most glamorous of punches, but it can be one of the most effective in disrupting your opponent and setting up your own killer combos.
Do guys just shadow box to try to look cool? No, there's a real purpose and a practice to it, and you can see it echoed in all other sports as well.
The question, "Which fighter wins?" is one that will likely never die. It's the question that spawned the UFC itself. What have we learned from the sport as it evolved? Is there a dominant art?
While we all might like to avoid getting hit, it turns out the best way to learn that is to practice getting hit. Taking a hit, metaphorically and physically, provides a big lesson for us.
Think you're great at double unders and that's all that jumping rope has to offer? Think again. Check out this progressive system of weighted cables from CrossRope for a new and serious challenge.
Knowing the how an event is judged is the best way to decide how to prepare for competition. Let's look at how boxing is judged, and how it relates to our preparations for success in life.
I’ve always been fascinated by the athlete who doesn’t know when to say “when.” I thought about this recently watching a Jens Pulver documentary, but it's a recurring theme in sports.
Rhythm is essential for all athletes - awareness of movement, tempo, and body. But it can be hard to learn. Three tools I have found helpful: music, jumping rope, and making mistakes.
Nobody knows how to inspire like Rocky Balboa. This speech from the classic film is a message that all of us need to hear from time to time. Take a moment to listen to Rocky's wise words.