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 through the foundations that need to be set when  introducing a boxer to sport science practices

Strength and Movement Training for Boxing

Science behind the punch

We shared the science behind what makes a forceful punch and the methods used to punch faster and harder

Movement training for boxing

Reviewing common movement and mobility issues a boxer may face based on observation and FMS testing. Also the benefits of movement training for boxing performance

Introducing a boxer to strength training

How to teach the foundational movements to kickstart a boxers strength program with useful and systematic progression and regression exercises

Movement Training Practical

Movement and mobility training session that can be coached and performed anywhere. Each exercise is coached and related to the common issues we find with boxers. Getting the Boxing Buy InLearn how each exercise can be related to successful boxing performance.


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Physiological Testing for Boxing

Physiological Profile of Amateur Boxers

Review of Danny Wilson’s MSc study – learning a boxers physiological profile, their strengths and areas for improvement

Needs analysis of Boxing Performance

Learn how to link performance and physical characteristics to support your sport science program.

Develop your testing product

We share the steps we have taken to test boxers from junior amateurs to world champions.

Conditioning for Boxing

Science behind the boxer

We explain the way an athletes heart, brain and muscles work to cope with the physiological demands of  boxing competition

Intro to HIIT for Boxers

Based on the performance demands of a boxer, we can now target physiological adaptations to develop super fitness

Dominate the Red Zone

A dark place where boxers compete and spar in, but not often train. We share knowledge and tips on how to train in the red zone and monitor heart rate.

Conditioning Practical

We coach various examples of how we can target fitness adaptations that you can apply in your gym, from gruelling treadmill runs to killer circuits.

Boxing Science Education Pathway

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The workshop was the first of three workshops, with  intermediate and advanced courses planned to take place in the second half of 2016.

We plan to set up foundational workshops in 4 locations over the next 6 months. Want to be involved? Register your interest and preferred location in the google form below to receive an Early bird discount off your first workshop – reducing the price from £125 per person to £100.

Click here to fill in the form, or see below

Danny Wilson co-founded Boxing Science in 2014 following building the successful Boxing program at Sheffield Hallam University where he has coached over 100 amateur and professional boxers as a strength and conditioning coach. He has also helped prepare Kell Brook for his mega-fight with Gennady Golovkin, and his Ingle Gym stablemates including Kid Galahad, Jordan Gill and Kyle Yousaf.

Away from Boxing, Danny is currently the Yorkshire regional strength and conditioning coach for England Golf and has experiences in youth and professional standards across a range of sports.

Danny is a United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association accredited strength and conditioning coach and has a Master of Science degree in Sport Science at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. For his final research project Danny profiled the physiological characteristics of amateur boxers and will share some of the novel findings on Boxing Science. Danny will be contributing to the Strength and Conditioning section by writing about the science behind the punch, training methods, working with junior athletes and case studies.