Wednesday, April 23, 2014

jump rope

It Starts from the Ground Up

by Doug Ward on January 17, 2012

Jumping rope has enormous conditioning benefits, but always jump on a forgiving surface.  Do not skip rope on concrete or hard wood floors.  They have little or no “give”.  Use a rubber mat, carpet or padded surface of some type to help absorb impact.  You will also get more benefit from a surface that requires […]

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 […]

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 […]