Get Stronger Punch Harder

Boxing is often deemed as the hardest and most gruelling sport in the world, and there is always an emphasis on a boxers fitness. “Go the distance” “No pain no gain” are common phrases in boxing training, leads to a culture where endurance is the most important physical aspect. This is can be true, however Boxing is not like any other …

Exercise Of The Month: Trap Bar Deadlift

boxingscience Boxing Science is the world’s first website dedicated to sport science research and application in Boxing. We will be providing articles and research in Boxing over various sport science disciplines, including strength and conditioning, physiology, psychology, nutrition and much more.

Junior Sport Science Support

As we become a Social Enterprise, Boxing Science has a mission to increase sport science support within the boxing community. We feel that our efforts are best channeled into the champions of tomorrow, therefore we are part-funding the ‘Junior Sport Science Support’ program at Sheffield Hallam University. This will be a 10 week program starting Thursday 26th February, 16.30-18.00. The …

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 …

Influencing The Next Generation Of Boxing

Strength training for children has been a much debated activity in the past due to it’s misconceived dangers and negative physical affects. It has always been a wonder to me why children are not allowed to do strength training when they get tackled, barged, blocked and punched in their respected sports… surely this is more dangerous than safely picking a …

Science behind the punch: Impulse

Knockout Facts: Forceful punches rely on the impulse-momentum relationship. Impulse is the amount of force developed in a short space of time. Resistance training, Olympic lifting, ballistic, sprint and plyometric training methods are proven to develop impulse. Catch Up… Essentially, Impulse is the amount of force developed in a short space of time. This is often called the rate of force development, important contributor …

The future of boxing strength and conditioning training

Strength and conditioning (S&C) has become somewhat of a ‘buzz’ word in boxing. Over the past few years big name fighters such as Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook have integrated S&C into their training. Yet, not all athletes and coaches are convinced. But heads are turning and you’re asking the right questions. “Do we need to do long and early …

The Science Behind The Punch

  Danny Wilson shares the science behind your knockout punch. A forceful punch gives you several advantages. Your strong jab allows you to keep your opponent at distance so you can either make an attack or defend one. In your attack you can make rock solid combinations to display your dominance or stop the fight by a KO or TKO. …

Strength and Conditioning

Welcome. This Boxing Science article is an introduction to our Strength and Conditioning section. This section will justify the importance of S&C for Boxing by providing reviews of current training misconceptions and scientific literature, our own research and training interventions we use to improve physical performance for Boxing competition. What to Expect: Science Behind The Punch General and Specific Training Case Studies from …