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A lot of times I hear, “I’m going to get in shape and then I’ll start coming into boxing classes.”  One interpretation of this statement is the person is very nervous to feel uncomfortable around a group of their peers. … Continue reading

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Footwork

Boxers know, footwork is our foundation. It doesn’t matter what you do if you do it with a faulty foundation.  Your connection to the ground will dictate your flexibility, your force, your spacial judgement, your maneuverability, and overall efficacy. Do … Continue reading

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Footwork

Boxing is such a beautiful sport.  I think some of my favorite moments are when I have competitive boxers going for something specific like Golden Gloves, or a specific match-up.  I think about boxing non-stop.  How will my boxer and … Continue reading

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Footwork and Marco Antonio Barerra

I am fascinated with footwork.  To me, footwork is everything, the foundation of a boxer’s skill…. Some of the flashiest and best I think are:  Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pep, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Pernell Whittaker, Floyd Mayweather…..and many more of old … Continue reading

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