COMING SOON: Train Like A Champion

    Click here to join our ‘Early bird’ list to receive 20% discount code Ever felt flat in training? Drained to make weight? Not seeing the progression you hoped for? With tireless hours spent in the gym, gruelling runs out on the roads, and intense pressure when stepping in the ring, not many people will argue against Boxing being the …

“Let’s Go Champ!” – Positive Self Talk for Boxing

Guest author Shakiba Moghadam explains how boxers can become their own worst enemy through negative self-talk, and how boxers can be more positive to improve performance.  Start by downloading our FREE workbook: Managing Positive Self-Talk for Boxers. Click here to download Negative Self-Talk: You Are You’re Own Worst Enemy Boxing can be a lonely sport, especially in the ring, where negative …

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: 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 …

Boxing Psychology: The Boxing Jigsaw

Boxing is a very complex sport. It requires skill, technique, tactical awareness, strength, speed, unbelievable endurance and much, much more This means that boxers need to include all of these areas in their development, many daily and weekly tasks to piece together. These individual areas can contribute to The Boxing Jigsaw … Above is a jigsaw of the tasks that boxers …

A Boxers Guide to Setting New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year Everyone!  Hope you had a fantastic Christmas and new year, hope you are geared up for a successful year. The dreaded first day back, the weight gain and setting ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ are the makings of a traditional start to January. However, the majority of resolutions are probably not maintained, hence why the gyms are full in January but …

A Boxing Science Christmas: Stay Focussed!

Christmas is upon us once again, and it seems to start earlier every year, not just the peeling of sprouts and Christmas music in the supermarket, but also a dip in productivity and ‘winding down’ at work and in the gym. This time of year must be a boxer’s worst nightmare, given that it’s geared around food, alcohol and rest. …

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Battle of the Minds

Mayweather vs Pacquiao, the so called Fight of the Century, is only 2 days away. The build-up, the money, the media circus surrounding the fight are all potential distractions, so how might the pound for pound kings keep their focus for the biggest fight of their lives. Our Boxing Science sport psychologists Pete Olusoga and Rory Mack discuss methods and strategies to remain focussed on the …

Mental Toughness in Boxing

“You’ve either got it, or you ain’t” “it’s all in the mind” These are common phrases found in boxing when it comes to an athletes psychology. It’s a given that mental toughness is important for boxing performance, but how many of you train to improve your sport psychological performance? In our new feature Author Blogs, we will be recycling blog articles …

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 …