Science Behind Kell Brook

In the history of sport, athletes and coaches look for every advantage to reach the pinnacle of any sport. Over the past 5 years, Kell Brook and his coach Dominic Ingle have embraced sport science by working with the Centre of Sports and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University. In this feature article, Boxing Science’s Alan Ruddock and Danny Wilson review how we supported …

Sleep

Left, right goodnight: Sleep tips for champion boxers part 1

In my last post I wrote about getting the basics right before tackling the small parts of training. In this mini-series I’m going to cover one of the most simple yet effective ways to improve your performance. Sleep. In this post you’ll: Understand the importance of sleep Learn that a good night’s sleep occurs way before bedtime Apply expert strategies …

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 …

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 …