Thursday, April 24, 2014

Blydell Martin

Jabs from Blydell – Balance is Key

by Blydell Martin on February 9, 2012

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 […]

Jabs from Blydell – Protect the Fort

by Blydell Martin on January 25, 2012

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 […]

Jabs from Blydell – Dance with your Shadow

by Blydell Martin on January 19, 2012

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 […]

Jabs from Blydell – It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint

by Blydell Martin on January 9, 2012

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 […]

Jabs from Blydell – Boxing Geometry

by Blydell Martin on January 6, 2012

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.

Jabs from Blydell – Are You Watching?

by Blydell Martin on January 4, 2012

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.

Jabs from Blydell – Stay Sharp

by Blydell Martin on December 21, 2011

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.

Jabs from Blydell – Are You Balanced?

by Blydell Martin on December 19, 2011

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 […]

Jabs from Blydell – Calm Before the Storm

by Blydell Martin on December 12, 2011

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.

Jabs from Blydell – It’s Habitual

by Blydell Martin on December 5, 2011

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. […]