Friday, April 18, 2014

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Why Boxing?

by Doug Ward on May 15, 2013

Almost all sports are considered more mainstream and better understood by the general public than boxing. It has always been a little bit of mystery to parents and prospective fighters and yet, people still find their way to sport. Those few are intrigued, even though from the start, it’s harder to find out the how, […]

Mean What you Say

by Doug Ward on September 4, 2012

It has been stated a hundred different ways;  what you confess you possess, your thoughts become actions, what you think about you bring about, but no matter what clever spin you put on it, the simple truth is your mind and mouth have a tremendous impact on what action you take.  You are most likely […]

The Attributes of a Fighter

by Doug Ward on August 29, 2012

Being a fighter takes a special combination of skill and will, power and finesse and an unmatched physical and mental toughness.  Boxing requires a resolve to not only survive, but thrive in any situation you’re faced with.  From technique to tenacity, these are the most important characteristics of any great fighter.

The Art of Intimidation

by Doug Ward on August 2, 2012

In boxing, the fight starts long before the opening bell rings.  It begins in the gym, through weeks of preparation.  It unfolds as you devise your strategy and as you research your opponent, looking for ways to exploit his weaknesses.  Then, it takes form when you meet your opponent face-to-face for the first time.  That’s […]