Friday, April 25, 2014

footwork

DON’T Follow the Leader

by Doug Ward on November 5, 2012

If you’ve spent much time in the gym or listened intently into the corners of many fighters, more than once you’ve probably heard a trainer tell his fighter to “cut the ring off”.  Although it sounds like easy-enough advice there are wrong and right ways to go about taking your opponent’s mobility away and effectively […]

The Golden Rules of Boxing

by Doug Ward on October 16, 2012

Just like there are Cardinal Sins of Boxing, those things you should never do inside the ring, there are also the Golden Rules of Boxing.  These aren’t basic tips that reinforce good boxing form, like using your jab or keeping your hands up.  Those are techniques.  The Golden Rules of Boxing are ring philosophies.  They are […]

Make it a Double

by Doug Ward on July 10, 2012

The double end bag can be a frustrating piece of equipment to use for many reasons, but there are also as many benefits, if not more, for incorporating it into your workout routine.  If it’s time to pick up the pace of your workout, then hit the switch on the timer and double your efforts […]

Step and Throw

by Doug Ward on January 29, 2012

For elusive, but effective offense constantly step and throw, step and throw, step and throw. Don’t try to do both at the same time, because if you get countered while you are stepping and throwing at the same time, you have no foundation to stand on. Doug Ward is the President and Trainer for the […]

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 […]

Jump to It – The Art of the Jump Rope

by Doug Ward on October 10, 2011

Boxing and the outcome of a fight is not always determined by the big things you do in the gym, but sometimes it is the attention you give to the details that really make the difference.  One of those details is the jump rope.  Aside from the obvious cardiovascular benefits, jumping rope can improve your […]

Tip of the Day – Get Moving!

by TITLE Boxing on September 28, 2011

Head, Hands or Feet.  One of those 3 should always be moving during sparring or bag work.

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A Need for Speed – Proper Footwork

by TITLE Boxing on September 22, 2011

This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of articles that explore what it takes to build the perfect fighter. These articles will lead you through the processes of laying the proper groundwork in the gym through the various stages of competition.  The series will touch on some of the fundamental aspects […]

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