Jordan Gill – Training Update

Boxing Science review Jordan Gill’s progress with his recent strength training, where he’s been shifting some iron contributing to 10% improvement in punch velocity since his last fight. Mastering the Split Jerk The split jerk is a challenging exercise that many athletes may avoid due to issues in strength, speed and mobility to deal with the complex technique. But if you get …

Interview with Kid Galahad

Boxing Science talk to former British, Commonwealth and European super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad about his recent training camp, and his goals as he looks to reboot his promising career. He’s back competing and he’s back on the hunt for titles, looking to chase down domestic and world-level rivals. Barry has been training with Boxing Science in preparation for his fight on …

KO King Gunning for British Glory

Barnsley’s Andy Townend will be in the biggest fight of his career so far when he faces Martin J Ward for the Super-featherweight British title on the Golovkin-Brook undercard on September 10th. Andy has been on the Boxing Science program at Sheffield Hallam University for just over 8 weeks, and has made great improvements in strength, movement, and high-intensity fitness. …

How Can Boxers Learn from Muhammad Ali?

Friday 3rd June 2016 was a sad day for Boxing, sport and mankind as the great Muhammad Ali passed away aged 74 years old. The three-time heavyweight world champion, Olympic gold medalist and much proclaimed greatest boxer of all-time became much bigger than the sport. He was an iconic figure that inspired millions and his words of wisdom will be forever remembered …

Professional Boxers In The Olympics

Danny Wilson discusses the eligibility of professional boxers to compete in the Olympic Games, how they would have to adapt and why they may not have the upper hand returning to compete in the amateur format. The amateur international boxing association (AIBA) have made the shock announcement that professional boxers will be allowed to compete in the Olympic Games for the first time. This …

Fight Review: Successful Bank Holiday for Boxing Science

Another successful weekend for Boxing Science, with our aspiring professional boxers picking up wins on the Dennis Hobson bill at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday. We review how some fantastic testing results lead to top performances in the ring. Nicolie Back With a ‘Pretty’ Performance Nicolie Campbell returned to the ring with a slick performance against Grzegorsz Semik, winning on points 40-35. …

Sheffield City On Tour: Belfast May 2016

Head Coach Brendan Warburton leads a selection of Sheffield boxers across the Irish Sea to compete against the Belfast Met Boxing Academy.  Students from both Sheffield Universities, Sheffield Hallam and University of Sheffield, competed in 7 competitive bouts at the Belfast Met charity dinner. Brendan lead a team including boys training at Sheffield Boxing Centre and Manor Boxing Club, with the majority of …

Strength Exercises for Boxing: Deficit Split Squat

Danny Wilson shares a useful strength exercise that can help a boxer develop lower body strength, hip mobility and core stability.  Strength Exercises for Boxing is a new feature for Boxing Science. We will be providing, describing and analysing some really useful exercises that can liven up a training session or program. These will be mainly assistance exercises to add to the program, …

Increase the SNAP in Your Punch

Some people in boxing say that speed kills… but there are many boxers with fast hands that lack the knockout punch. This may be due to a lack of SNAP in the punch. Strength and Conditioning coach Danny Wilson explains and shares training methods that can help increase the ‘snap’ in the punch. Delivering Hard Punches Requires…. Developing large magnitudes …

WATCH: Pre-Competition Warm-Up for Boxing

  Watch Ryszard Lewicki use strength and conditioning practices for his warm-up before winning a Gold medal in the British University Championships.  Ryszard, and many others part of the Boxing Science program have started to integrate S&C warm-ups in their pre-competition routine. Mobility, speed and activation exercises can get improve blood flow and motor-unit recruitment in the working muscles. This …