Callum Beardow Is Back! Training Review

Elite Amateur and Boxing Science ambassador Callum Beardow makes his second comeback following a 3rd shoulder surgery.  In recent testing results, Callum improved his punching hand speed by 10%, and his strength by 13%. We share the training methods that have helped him become stronger than ever.  The Story So Far…. Callum first injured his shoulder in 2013, when he …

Professional Boxers In The Olympics: Changed Mindset

As mentioned in the previous two articles, professional boxers have to adapt their training, fighting style and nutritional methods in order to optimally perform in an Olympic boxing format. If not prepared and adapted appropriately, these factors can affect the mindset of a professional boxer by pushing themselves out of their comfort zone. In this article, we will look at how the …

Professional Boxers In The Olympics: Making Weight

Amateur or professional, making weight is always a tough task for boxers. However, there are different approaches for each discipline when making weight and refuelling for competition. Many national / international boxers will weigh-in on the day before, and will only need to make weight once (or check weigh-in next day). Whereas amateur boxers will have to weigh-in on the …

Fight Review: Lewicki and Yousaf Fly The Flag For Sheffield

After another successful weekend for Boxing Science, Danny Wilson reflects on top performances, great training camps and future steps for the talented boxers we work with. We review the action from Ryszard Lewicki’s attempts at the National Championships in Liverpool and Kyle Yousaf’s step up in his first 6 rounder. It’s Bronze Again for Lewicki Sheffield City ABC star Ryszard …

Warm-Up for Boxing

Danny Wilson explains the science behind an effective warm-up and shares 5 easy steps for you to achieve a more effective pre-fight preparation to fire up your performance.  Most successful Boxing performances are a result of great amounts of technical, tactical, physical and psychological preparation. This can start 12 weeks out, and finish when stepping into the ring. The final …

Training With A Purpose

Danny Wilson shares his training philosophy for physical preparation and why training with a purpose is so important. With 13 world champions at various weight categories, you could say that we are currently in British boxing’s most successful period. This has developed even more competition and more lucrative goals for boxers to work towards. To gain an advantage over domestic …

WATCH: Interview with Ryszard and Will

Above, we speak to Ryszard Lewicki and Will Simpson about training, sport science and the build up to the national championships following their recent Yorkshire Boxing Title wins. Both lads are Boxing Science regulars and senior elite representatives of Sheffield City ABC. Although amateur by name, both lads dedicate their lives to boxing training over 20 hours per week in …

WATCH: Fitness Testing for Boxing

The video above shows the highlights from our recent Physiological Testing Battery for Boxing with our large group training cluster. Our testing highlights individual strengths and areas for improvement, as well as setting goals and evaluating effectiveness of training. However, it’s more than just fitness testing for boxing. The assessments set an elitist mentality as we are improving the knowledge and …

WATCH: Strength Circuit Workout for Boxing

Danny Wilson introduces a short, sharp circuit for Boxers to add to their training programs to add BANG to your buck, improving strength, core stability and muscular endurance.  In the video above, our amateur boxers complete a short circuit at the end of their workout. Instead of a timed effort, we quantify each circuit exercise with reps and sets. This …

WATCH: Boxing Science Education – Foundation Level Review

On Sunday 6th March we delivered the first Boxing Science Education Workshop in Liverpool. A group made up of boxers, coaches and personal trainers took part in the Foundation workshop, consisting of theoretical and practical workshops on movement, strength and fitness training for boxing. A fantastic day with a great group, asking questions and eager to learn. We took them …