The future of boxing strength and conditioning training

Strength and conditioning (S&C) has become somewhat of a ‘buzz’ word in boxing. Over the past few years big name fighters such as Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook have integrated S&C into their training. Yet, not all athletes and coaches are convinced. But heads are turning and you’re asking the right questions. “Do we need to do long and early …

Boxing Fitness – The Ring Walk

The basics of boxing fitness You’ve got to walk to the ring before you get in. Step by step. And you’ve got train before you fight. Session by session. In our previous article Pete discussed the four corners of performance. I’m going to do something similar. For those of you who are familiar with sport science in general, the term …

Boxing Psychology – Train Your Brain

In Brief: To build the foundations of success, you need to ensure the four corners are well developed Mental strength is important for Boxing, but how many train it? There are many ways to Train Your Brain to get the edge over your opponents Building The Foundations Of Success Let’s say you’re building a house. Would you want to make …

The Science Behind The Punch

  Danny Wilson shares the science behind your knockout punch. A forceful punch gives you several advantages. Your strong jab allows you to keep your opponent at distance so you can either make an attack or defend one. In your attack you can make rock solid combinations to display your dominance or stop the fight by a KO or TKO. …

Applied Physiology – Boxing Fitness

Whether you’ve watched a fight or a Rocky film, it’s well known in the sporting world that it requires skill, courage and a whole load of fitness to be a boxer. A common perception of boxing training is that you need to use specific boxing drills and clock up the miles on long, early-morning runs, however we know that reaching optimal physical …

Strength and Conditioning

Welcome. This Boxing Science article is an introduction to our Strength and Conditioning section. This section will justify the importance of S&C for Boxing by providing reviews of current training misconceptions and scientific literature, our own research and training interventions we use to improve physical performance for Boxing competition. What to Expect: Science Behind The Punch General and Specific Training Case Studies from …

Sport Psychology

Welcome. This Boxing Science article is an introduction to our psychology section. The articles will be dedicated to outline the benefits that sport psychology has for boxing training and competitive performance. This will be achieved through reviewing current misconceptions and scientific literature, our own research and interactive activities. What to Expect: How to set goals and achieve them Preparation for training and …

Sport Nutrition

Boxing Nutrition We know training hard and making weight is a battle. That\’s why we\’ve assembled our experts in sport nutrition to help you prepare for it! What to Expect: Food choices Hydration Nutrient timing Supplements Making Weight When you\’re aiming to lose weight, it\’s pretty easy follow a diet and exercise plan. But, structuring a diet for a boxer …

Boxing Corner

Boxing News Our Boxing Corner will consist of fight previews and reports. We’ll also add forums for you to debate the hot topics in boxing and hold fight prediction competitions. What to expect: Boxing news Fight previews and reviews Your view Boxing news Keep updated with what’s going on in the boxing world. If you want to know anything and …

Science Corner

What To Expect: Scientific Content Interviews with Sport Science Practitioners Research Forums Scientific Content Science corner provides us with a great opportunity to get really technical. We will be outlining the key physiological mechanisms and training interventions by reviewing current and our own Boxing sport science. Interviews With Sport Science Practitioners We\’ll give you an insight an insight to how …