Category Archives for "Boxing"

General articles about boxing. You will find posts on fights, general boxing topics and boxing related information. If it isn’t a boxing tip or boxing training but its still boxing related, it is listed here. Hopefully you find something of interest. Contact Coach Aaron if you have a general boxing question or topic you want addressed here.

The Home Made Boxing Gym Guide

One of the things I love about boxing is how affordable it is to start. It lowers the barrier of entry and opens the door for people to choose learning how to box over learning how to do other sports.There are only a handful of sports where you, by yourself, can progress and learn skills […]

All You Need to Know About Boxing Gloves

You’re about to learn more about boxing gloves than you really need to know.Boxing gloves protect you and your opponent. The earliest form of boxing glove originated in Greece (cestus) and consisted of something meant to inflict pain and suffering rather than reduce it. It was basically leather straps that may or may not have […]

Tactical Principles of Boxing

One of the reasons I love boxing as much as I do is that it directly relates to my profession.Being in the military, a lot of the strategy and tactics that are relevant at work are also relevant in the ring.Once you step in the ring, the following tactical principles apply. They are not applied […]

Boxing Weight Classes

Boxing weight classes are a way of ensuring that boxers of similar size and weight are matched up.While one can argue that a true champion would fight anyone, fighting within one’s weight class makes for better fights.Bigger boxers have more natural weight behind their punches. Heavyweights tend to inflict more knockouts but the fighters tend […]

Boxing Styles: Swarmer, Slugger, Boxer-Puncher

Boxers will naturally gravitate towards a certain boxing style.That style depends on many things including the boxer’s skill, quickness, aggression, ability to take a punch, and personality.Eventually as you box more and more, you will probably find yourself fitting into one of the following boxing styles:swarmersluggerboxerboxer-puncherBoxing styles are more of an instinctual thing than a […]

Becoming a World Boxing Champion

So you want to be the next boxing champion of the world?Well – you’re not the only one. I get about three or four emails a week from people all over the world (usually from Africa) asking me to train them or asking whether I think they have what it takes to make it as […]

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