Fitness tips: boxing for beginners
Find your stance If you’re right-handed, your left leg and left arm must be ahead (along with the reverse when you are left-handed). Find your balance so that you can have the ability to move ahead and back, and left to right without crossing over your toes.
Keep a higher guard Hold both your hands up around your brain, together with your gloves slightly apart permitting space to discover. Maintain the chin down and return the hands to their original position after throwing punches.
Build fitness Fitness is vital in boxing. From the ring, build stamina when walking and jogging before you can run three miles in the moderate pace. When you improve, increase your intensity and pace.
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Learn to live relaxed but alert Boxing requires that you be relaxed under pressure, while staying focused. Swinging wildly will waste vast amounts of energy, so give attention to timing and accuracy – you need swift, precise jabs.
Keep your brain moving Head movement is a crucial part of boxing – you simply need to move two inches to miss an opponent’s punch. Practise “slipping” punches by landing on the area you choose and moving your mind backward and forward.
? Caleb Bowen is Blok gyms’ head of boxing.