Balance is key in fighting. You want to stay on the balls of your feet, not on your heels. This way you will always be in punching position and able to respond quickly and move easier. It also allows you to rotate your feet generating punching power. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with [...]
Keep your chin down and eyes up. This will protect you from getting hit in the soft spot which is the nose, eyes, and mouth. You want your opponent to hit you in the forehead region which is the hardest part of the head. More importantly keeping your chin tucked and hands up will protect [...]
Shadow boxing is one of the most important exercises to sharpen and perfect your skills. When shadow boxing stay focused, practice movement in all directions. Imagine that you are fighting your opponent. Practice throwing punches as well as slipping, ducking, rolling, parrying and countering your opponent. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE [...]
Working on your cardiovascular fitness is very important. All your fight strategy and training goes out the window if you can’t last or sustain round after round. When your tired your mind goes, your strength goes, your mobility goes. Then you find yourself in a bad situation. Can’t afford to get tired. Fatigue makes cowards [...]
Learning different fighting angles will make you more elusive. It allows you to hit and not get hit back. Leaving your opponent frustrated and confused. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE Boxing Club in Olathe, KS.
Keep your eyes open and on your opponent at all times. It is the punch that you don’t see that is the most dangerous, and the one that knocks you out. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE Boxing Club in Olathe, KS.
Don’t get complacent and lose your edge. Respect your opponent no matter how good you are. It will keep you sharp and focused. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE Boxing Club in Olathe, KS.
You can be better than your opponent, have more skill, speed, ability, strength and talent. But if you don’t have the heart, confidence, and fortitude to execute, you allow a man with heart and less skill to be just as good or better than you. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE Boxing [...]
It is important to breath easy and stay calm. It allows you to visualize. It helps you to relax and react, which leads to better movement and punching. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE Boxing Club in Olathe, KS.
The way you train is the way you will fight. If you don’t do it in the gym you won’t do it in the ring. Practice proper technique and good training habits. This way you will be prepared for whatever comes your way and can execute what you worked on in the heat of battle. [...]