Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tip of the Day

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.

The Eyes Have It

by Doug Ward on December 28, 2011

To adjust your speed bag to the proper height, your eyes should be level with the fattest part of the bag. For maximum benefit, keep your hands up and in constant motion while working the bag.   Doug Ward is the President and Trainer for the Underground Boxing Company.

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. […]

Flush the System

by Spencer Ward on November 28, 2011

According to a recent study published in Obesity, drinking two eight-ounce glasses of water 30 minutes before meals caused participants to drop 44 percent more weight in 12 weeks time than dieting alone. Use this trick, along with a good diet, to feel fuller faster and consume less calories. Most fighters’ instincts, when cutting weight, is to […]

Jabs from Blydell – Power from the Core

by Blydell Martin on November 23, 2011

Sit down on your punches.  Use your legs and core to generate punching power.  Slightly squat, drop your buttocks down, bend your legs while throwing power punches.  Make sure you turn your waist and pivot your foot.  Using your legs will make your punches more effective. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE […]