Boxing Training Camps & Their Purpose
Today, the term “training camp” for boxing is used in a much broader sense than it used to be.
Historically, it referred to a designated location that a fighter would relocate to, in preparation for an upcoming fight. Typically, it was away from home and was set up in a more secluded, remote area. The fighter and their team distanced themselves from any outside distractions or comforts of home, to focus more strictly on their preparation.
That isn’t as much the case these days, as fighters have adapted the definition to simply mean that...Read More
The History Of The Ring Entrance
Music has always played an important part in our culture. It moves us on an emotional level, helps us express our feelings, and can bring back a distinct memory or moment in time. Music has also been used to make a statement or send a message. Its use in boxing is no exception. Although there are some references to earlier instances, entering the ring to music didn’t really catch on until...Read More
The Impact and Influence of Cus D’Amato
More than any other trainer in boxing history, Cus D’Amato and his legacy has reached an almost mythological proportion. A lot of this has to do with his eccentric personality, his in-depth understanding of the psychological profile of the athletes he worked with, his unique product inventions and his revolutionary, peekaboo fighting style. Ever wonder what some of the methods were that he employed to build world champions and a reputation of being one of boxing’s greatest minds? Find out here.Read More