Yorkshire Boxing Sport Science Program

Boxing Science are extremely pleased and privileged to announce an official partnership between Yorkshire Boxing and the Combat Conditioning program at Sheffield Hallam University. This is an exciting opportunity for us to work with the best amateur boxers in the region, and for Yorkshire to set the standards for sport science support in national and international amateur boxing. This program …

Probably why Manny Pacquiao was injured

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao was not quite the spectacle that the casual boxing fan was hoping for. It was more like a game of chess where Mayweather showed dominance in boxing ability that entertained the boxing purists. Pacquiao struggled to get in range, and in particular could not connect with the right hand, landing only 18 jabs in the …

Floyd Mayweather Training Camp Analysis

Mayweather vs Pacquiao is just one day away, training camp is done, weight stripped off and media obligations are completed. Before the ‘fight of the century’, apart from ‘who will win?’ there is only one question remains. ‘Have they done everything right in training’ Boxing Science will analyse both Floyd Mayweather’s and Manny Pacquiao’s training methods in preparation for the …

Manny Pacquiao Training Camp Analysis

Mayweather vs Pacquiao is just one day away, training camp is done, weight stripped off and media obligations have been completed. Apart from ‘who will win?’ there is another important question. ‘What have they done in training?’ In this Boxing Science post we analyse Manny Pacquiao’s training methods in preparation for the biggest fight of his career. Here, we have a look at the …

Pacman Speed

Mayweather vs Pacquiao has made the avid boxing fan mind race over the last 6 years, the matter on who would win is a great talking point but it is the clash of styles that makes the mouth water. Mayweather has tremendous timing and a trademark defensive style which has seen him dominate his previous 47 opponents. Pacquiao has a …

Recover Without Money

The first article for our Boxing Science #WeekOfTheCentury is an intriguing one. We have seen Mayweather entering an ice chamber during this training camp, following this I have had many questions what it is, and what are the benefits…. A video posted by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Apr 8, 2015 at 8:35am PDT What is Mayweather doing? We have all …

WATCH: Movement training for boxing

It’s movement week at Boxing Science, and here we treat you to a video of some great, short-term movement progressions shown by light-middleweight prospect Sam Sheedy. The exercises in the video are to help promote activation of the gluteal muscle group, these are to help movement of the hips in extension and rotation. The exercises also challenge the core, rotation …

Move Better Jab Harder

In boxing, it is commonly said that the most effective tool for a fighter. It definitely is the most used, so wouldn’t every boxer want to develop a killer jab? Champions such as Wladimir Klitschko and Kell Brook are well known to master the art of the jab, but how can Boxing Science help? Following our 10 week training cluster, …

Exercise of the Month: Lunge and Rotate

To continue movement week and follow on from our Move Better, Jab Harder article, we introduce our exercise of the month Lunge and rotate We use this exercise in Combat Conditioning during warm-ups, movement clinics and as movement fillers during the boxers main workout. The reason why we hold this exercise in such high regard is that it promotes upper …

WATCH: Boxing Fitness Test – Yo Yo Intermittent Recovery Test

Looking for a boxing fitness test to evaluate strengths, areas for improvement and effectiveness of training camps? Look no further as we have defined a boxing specific fitness testing package that is supported by scientific evidence. Boxing Science use results from the range of tests to define the key performance indicators for boxing and how beneficial sport science training interventions are …