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 …