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Boxing: agility training, hand eye coordination, foot quickness
hand eye coordination, foot quickness, agility training: Hello Ryan, You are not alone. Boxing has become very popular among football players in the off season. We get University of Tennessee players every year and they all see a big difference in their agility during play. I would suggest a drill we do for...

Boxing: amanature boxing events, amateur boxer, golden gloves
amateur boxer, golden gloves, handwraps: hello Connie, he needs to get registered as an amateur boxer at a local golden gloves. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises to see if there is a location near you. He can get registered there for about 40 bucks... it will last one year...the...

Boxing: amateur Boxing, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, amateur boxing: You will need to get registered with USA Boxing and have a certified coach work your corner. Best thing to do regarding a sponsor is to ask around your local area and see if you can get a business interested in helping you. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com...

Boxing: amateur boxing, registration chairperson, amateur boxing
registration chairperson, amateur boxing, amateur boxers: Hi Clay, Thanks for the question. To get involved in amateur boxing, you ll need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing. Wherever you live, there is what is known as a Local Boxing Committee (LBC) that regulates amateur boxing in your area. To get...

Boxing: amateur boxing, good luck jack, fight gear
good luck jack, fight gear, usa standards: Hi Ryan, Yes, it is allowed, just rememember there are two types of headgear....training and competition and almost all of the brands are making both...fight gear does make both...all the competition types meet USA standards...In most USA competitions you...

Boxing: amateur boxing, usa amateur boxing, amateur boxing association
usa amateur boxing, amateur boxing association, registration chairperson: Hi Josh, Thanks for the question. You need to register with the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) in Nebraska. The registration chairperson is Kenny Eckmann at (402) 373-4978. He should be able to give you the information regarding upcoming amateur boxing events....

Boxing: amateur boxing licence, boxing forum, amateur boxing
boxing forum, amateur boxing, 4 months: Hi Rob - First of all, I hope you re training in a gym with a coach? If not, you should find one in your area. Your best best for answers would be to post your questions at www.warriorboxing.com - THE best forum in the U.K. There is an amateur boxing forum...

Boxing: amateur boxing tournaments, national golden gloves, golden gloves tournament
national golden gloves, golden gloves tournament, amateur boxer: Do you know what city you are moving to? We have many gyms to choose from in the Los Angeles area and it would be helpful for me to know which would be the closest to you. In order to enter an advancing tournament you have to have a minimum of 5 scored bouts...

Boxing: amateur boxing, alan kahn, competition organizers
alan kahn, competition organizers, amateur boxing: Hi Ryan, I am glad you are doing a project on Boxing. That is a great subject and you ask a very interesting question. However, I can t answer that because I don t know. I never really thought about the opposing colors but the rules I found at the link...

Boxing: amateur glove size, amateur boxers, amateur boxing
amateur boxers, amateur boxing, glove size: Hi Ryan, Thanks for the question. Amateur boxing does not utilize 8 oz. gloves at all. Boxers up to 152 pounds use 10 oz. gloves, and boxers greater than that weight use 12 oz. gloves. The weight classes for senior amateur boxers in the weight range you...

Boxing: amateur handwrapping, usaboxing org, cotton gauze
usaboxing org, cotton gauze, amateurboxing: The official rule is as follows: Each boxer shall wear hand wraps that are made of cotton gauze, soft surgical gauze or velpeau - cotton/soft surgical gauze - 15 yards of 2 gauze and 3 of 1-inch adhesive tape per hand. The tape must be applied 1 inch behind...

Boxing: amateur medicals, optometrist or opthamologist, boxing license
optometrist or opthamologist, boxing license, amateur contest: Hi Matt, Thanks for the question. You would have to pass a pre-bout physical to participate in an amateur contest, and that physical includes a vision-testing component. What you really need to do, it seems, is get an actual eye exam by an optometrist or...

Boxing: amateur, superheavyweights, golden gloves, amateur boxing
golden gloves, amateur boxing, usa boxing: Hi Jim - First of all, Golden Gloves is a group member of USA Boxing and must abide by all the rules governing amateur boxing. The heavyweight division in amateur boxing is from 179 to 201 Lbs. Super heavyweight is 201+ lbs. The maximum age for a boxer...

Boxing: amateur weight divisions, amateur boxers, amateur boxing
amateur boxers, amateur boxing, usa boxing: Hi Rae, Thanks for the question. As opposed to rewriting the relevant sections of the USA Boxing rulebook here, I ll guide you directly to the information you seek. Point your browser to www.usaboxing.org, and click on Rulebook. A .pdf file (Adobe)...

Boxing: amatuer boxing, amateur boxer, assistant coach
amateur boxer, assistant coach, thanks for your support: Hi Sam, Thanks for the question. A registered amateur boxer can serve as an assistant in the corner of a boxer from his or her own club. Otherwise, the assistant must be at least 18, and registered as an assistant coach. I hope this helps, Sam. Thanks...

Boxing: amatuer boxing medical, amatuer boxing, random drug test
amatuer boxing, random drug test, pan american games: Hi Jordan, the amatuer medical is straight forward... they only do random drug test in major competitions such as the Olympics and possibly the international competitions such as the goodwill or pan american games..... other than that, it s very basic...if...

Boxing: amatuer boxing, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, speed ball: You might be too old to consider boxing in the Olympics, but certainly not for local or national competition. You must be registered with USA Boxing and have a coach who is both registered with and certified by USA Boxing work your corner. Please email me...

Boxing: amatuer match-ups, leona brown, amateurboxing
leona brown, amateurboxing, boxing gym: No, there isn t any web site where matches can be made. However, please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I ll give you a contact for your area. Leona Brown, and many other women in their 30 s, were the pioneers of the women s program. They did...

Boxing: getting into amature tournaments, boxing gyms, registration chairperson
boxing gyms, registration chairperson, boxing events: Hi Joel, Thanks for the question. First, don t have the young man compete in any additional smokers. Chances are there s no insurance for such events, and the emphasis on safety that exists in sanctioned USA Boxing events is probably lacking. Next, he...

Boxing: If someone has ashma, could..., good luck jack, ringside
good luck jack, ringside, inhaler: Hi Miguel, yes....he can box, but he has to get an OK from a doctor to in order to box. It just needs to be kept under control and when you are getting the pre-fight physical before a bout you need to inform the ringside physician of your issue just so...

Boxing: Bag, gloves, swivel, light machine oil, gorilla glue
light machine oil, gorilla glue, metal shank: Hi Paul I ll be happy to answer your questions: #1: Myself and many speed baggers like the plastic ballhook swivel, and have found it works fine IF you use some type of superglue or gorilla glue or plastic to steel adhesive. Apply the glue, stick the...

Boxing: Bag Mitts, boxing gloves, speed bags
boxing gloves, speed bags, sports shops: Hi Bruce, Thanks for the question. Competition boxing gloves are designed to provide protection for the hands of boxers, so they are more heavily padded than most bag gloves. The bag gloves are also designed for hand protection, but since punching bags...

Boxing: Bag size, sporting goods store, speed bags
sporting goods store, speed bags, hi mike: Hi Mike, for the kids you would go with the larger sizes and for adults as yourself you want the smaller speedbags and double end bags. the smaller bags are faster and more difficult to hit. Go to www.ringside.com and check out there selection. Their products...

Boxing: How To Become A Boxer, golden gloves gym, how to become a boxer
golden gloves gym, how to become a boxer, girard ohio: Hi Chris, If you are consistant at the gym and get some rounds of sparring in, your trainer may let you fight after about 6 weeks... I suggest that you go to www.goldenglovesofamerica.com.... click on franchises and look up your state to find a gym...

Boxing: Becoming an Amateur, regional competitions, passbook
regional competitions, passbook, national championships: Hi Pedro - In order to tell you where to register, I need to know what city and state you live in. May I also ask where you ve been training and still haven t had a bout? In order to compete in the 2007 National Championships (possibly rescheduled to...

Boxing: Becoming a Boxing Judge., department of labor and economic growth, boxing judge
department of labor and economic growth, boxing judge, pro boxing: Hi Al, Thanks for the question. Pro boxing in your state is regulate by the Michigan Boxing Commission. Here s a link to the commission s page: http://www.michigan.gov/cis/0,1607,7-154-35299_35414_35453---,00.html Go to that page and scroll down to...

Boxing: Becoming a Pro Boxer ASAP, national golden gloves, record fo
national golden gloves, record fo, amateur experience: Ray, It is very important that you get as much amateur experience as possible before turning pro. There is much to learn as an amateur that will advance you quicker thru the pros. You are only 20 and still young with plenty of time to get some experience....

Boxing: Becoming a Professional, boxing commission, professional boxer
boxing commission, professional boxer, west randolph: Hi Ron, Thanks for the question. You need to contact the Illinois Boxing Commission. Here s the necessary information: Illinois - 312-814-2721 ILLINOIS BOXING COMMISSION 100 WEST RANDOLPH SUITE 9-300 CHICAGO, IL 60601 They should be able to guide...

Boxing: Becoming a pro fighter, amateur fights, amateur level
amateur fights, amateur level, crowd: There is not a set number of amateur fights that you must have and in fact I know of some that never had an amateur fight before turning pro. I do not recommend this, as having some amateur fights is good. It is important to perform in front of a crowd in...

Boxing: Becoming A pro, amateurboxing, international competitions
amateurboxing, international competitions, boxing gym: If you want to be competitive in amateur, and later pro, boxing you will need a trainer who can teach you the basics and make sure you don t fall into any bad habits. Gyms are the best place to train as they have all the equipment you need and other boxers...

Boxing: Beginning Boxer a bit confused, dealing cards, playing pool
dealing cards, playing pool, uppercut: Hello Miguel, The name for the ability you descibed is called ambidextrious. It s when you can use both hands with the same amount of skill and agility effectively. It is a great advantage to have this skill. There are a few guys who switch up during a...

Boxing: Beginning boxing, left jab, skill emphasis
left jab, skill emphasis, minute increments: hello Xthejesta, you should get used to hitting the bag in 3 minute increments with one minute rest between... when you hit the bag, skill emphasis means that you are focusing on your form and trying to put combinations together in a good rhythem... throw...

Boxing: Beginning Speed Bag, speed endurance, little critters
speed endurance, little critters, mark case: Hi Mark. Yes, these speed bags can be pesky little critters, but they are NOT that hard to figure out or understand. It may be faster for me to give you some links to websites that can help you out. here is an article I wrote for beginners: Speedbag...

Boxing: Beginning, south florida boxing, sure what kind
south florida boxing, sure what kind, boxing gloves: I am no shoe expert, but I suspect Boxing shoes have evolved to their present style because of comfort, function and style. Most dedicated sport shoes have surfaces that work best in their special area or surface. The tread and soles of boxing shoes are most...

Boxing: Best Size Of Gloves For Heavy Bag Work?, cleto reyes, handwraps
cleto reyes, handwraps, smart cookie: Hi Julian, Sounds like you are smart cookie....you almost answered the question yourself, definately on target. I am a little surprised those guys are using 8oz. gloves. It s actually not even allowed in my gym for the very reason you mentioned. It is...

Boxing: Best Speed Bag Platform, alan kahn, professional drummer
alan kahn, professional drummer, playing drums: Hi Eric, So, you brother is also a drummer? Great. I spent many years playing drums. That is why I see the speed bag as a Punch Drum and use the rythmic sound to hit to music. Here are a couple of wall speed bag units you may find modern looking...

Boxing: Best, boxer muhammad ali, rocky marciano
boxer muhammad ali, rocky marciano, muhammad ali: Hi Bob, Thanks for the questions. I ll preface my response by disclosing that I ve always been a huge fan of Muhammad Ali, so consider that bias. Having said that, anyone s answer to these questions would be purely speculative. So, in my mind s eye, a...

Boxing: Bias in Present Format, sugar shane mosley, oscar delahoya
sugar shane mosley, oscar delahoya, professional boxing: Hi Willis, Thanks for the intriguing questions. Scoring in professional boxing always has been and always will be one of the most subjective and controversial aspects in all of professional sports. I ve seen many decisions with which I ve disagreed, and...

Boxing: Big Zo training, push ups sit ups, light weights
push ups sit ups, light weights, heavy weights: Mike, Zo does a combination of everything you mentioned and then some. We incorporate boxing specific routines to improve every individual aspect of his skills. Once we got him to the size he needed to be we backed off the heavy weights and now go light the...

Boxing: BOXING, usaboxing org, lithia springs georgia
usaboxing org, lithia springs georgia, skilled athlete: Hi Nick, the desire to start a career in boxing might depend on a few things, such as your age, your physical condition, your location and ability/desire to travel, your financial situation (to pay for lessons from a legitimate boxing coach) etc. Since...

Boxing: BOXING CAREER, boxing training, featherweight
boxing training, featherweight, bone structure: Without seeing how your build is it is hard to tell what would be your ideal weight. At the height you are at though you would probably do well at Jr. Featherweight or lower meaning 122 lbs. Again, I do not know for sure because your bone structure and genetics...

Boxing: BOXING INTRO, best of both worlds, luck steve
best of both worlds, luck steve, amateur boxing: Hello Mohammed I would recommend you get into amateur boxing and let the coaches advise. If you feel you would like to be fitter before starting amateur boxing, then by all means sharpen up for several weeks, but a good coach would sharpen you up physically...

Boxing: HOW DO I GET BOXING LISENCE I WANT TO FIGHT IN THE CONTENDER, cincinnati ohio, contender
cincinnati ohio, contender, florida state: Hi Jason, my understanding is that you have to audition for the show. They called and ask two boxers from our gym to come down and audition for the show a couple of years ago. They watch you spar, workout and interview you. Of course you would need a license...

Boxing: BOXING, marco antonio barrera, world featherweight champion
marco antonio barrera, world featherweight champion, prince nasim: Hi Syed, Thanks for writing. Prince Naseem Hamed, the former world featherweight champion, has not fought in about 2 years....and has only fought once since losing to Marco Antonio Barrera. The most recent information I ve heard is that he has not been...

Boxing: Body frame/type, thin frame, great shape
thin frame, great shape, winning the title: Hi Rohin, You do not have to start boxing early in order to become an accomplished pro. It sounds like you are learning quick so as long as you keep putting out the effort you will get the same back in rewards. Most boxers you face will be about the same...

Boxing: Bout frequency, boxing rules, boxing events
boxing rules, boxing events, usa boxing: Hi James, Thanks for the question. The answer is not really. Per USA Boxing rules, boxers are prohibited from competing more than twice in any seven day period, except for in a tournament setting. The likelihood of competing that often is restricted by...

Boxing: Boxer's Knuckle, knuckles, bruise
knuckles, bruise, jeremiah: Hello Jeremiah, I would suggest icing the knuckles down and continue not hitting anything until they heal. There is no special formula except to just not use it and some ice. They are bruised and slightly swollen. Your knuckles shouldn t bruise with good...

Boxing: Boxers fracture, quality gloves, improper technique
quality gloves, improper technique, hand injuries: Hi Larry, The hands of a boxers ( and martial artists) can really take a beating during a regular workout. I don t know how long you mean when you state you have been boxing for a little while but the problems you state could certainly be the mark of...

Boxing: Boxers Nicknames, brown bomber, joe louis
brown bomber, joe louis, destroyer: Hi Helen, Thanks for the question. The only boxer to whom I ve occasionally heard that nickname attributed was Joe Louis, who was much more famously known as The Brown Bomber. Other than that, none of the searches I ran turned up a result for the Detroit...

Boxing: Boxers and Nose Surgery, nose surgery, title bout
nose surgery, title bout, barrera: Hi Christian, Thanks for the interesting question :) You are correct; there is absolutely no requirement for a boxer to have nose surgery before competing.That would seem like a pretty counter-productive mandate for someone who is about to be punched...

Boxing: Boxers who had title fights, usa boxing, professional records
usa boxing, professional records, passbooks: Hi Robert, Thanks for the question. You can get information on the complete professional records for most boxers at www.boxrec.com. Click on the name link at the top of the page and type in the name of the boxer in the fields that will appear. You ll...

Boxing: Boxing, olympic team selection, lady melanie
olympic team selection, lady melanie, 2008 olympics: Hi James I will try to answer your questions or offer some insights: This will be long, so Print it off, if possible. You asked: ...Im almost 22 now and I was wondering was it too late to try to reach that goal because of the lack of experience...

Boxing: Boxing, workout gloves, diffrent types
workout gloves, diffrent types, idea what kind: Dear Ross, Good Day! You must specify your need in order to get the right openion - a patient who does not discloses the right symptoms to the doctor does not gets the right treatment . Anyway, if you wish to go in for Practice Glove i.e., for heavy...

Boxing: Boxing, pound bags, ringside
pound bags, ringside, rafter: Hi Michael, Have you bought the bag yet? if you did, they will probably take it back since you haven t hit it yet... I would highly resommend a free standing bag. You do not need anything to hang it from.... you can put it anywhere you want...it comes with...

Boxing: Boxing, weight loss diet, state commissions
weight loss diet, state commissions, usa boxing: Sanctioning bodies, and various state commissions have various rulings on acceptable handwraps. The pros are not governed like the amateurs and the USA Boxing. Tape is acceptable and even some trainers use tape on the hand first. As far as a recommended...

Boxing: Boxing, sugar ray robinson, muhammad ali
sugar ray robinson, muhammad ali, boxers: Hi Mbulelo, Thanks for the question. I m very biased on this, but I would rank Muhammad Ali as the greatest heavyweight ever, based on skills and accomplishments. If we extend that to all boxers of all divisions, then Sugar Ray Robinson probably has...

Boxing: Boxing, jabs, uppercut
jabs, uppercut, stalker: Hi Harold, You have to take the reach advantage away from tall guy. So you need to fight inside of his reach. Getting inside is the key to victory. There are a couple of ways to do this. You have to be a master at head movement and slipping punches. You...

Boxing: Boxing, usa boxing, usaboxing org
usa boxing, usaboxing org, boxing gym: Hey Cat, sounds like your son is ready for some action.... yes he does need to register with USA boxing. Go to http://www.usaboxing.org/ and get the process started. I think it is still $39 which is good for one year. He can enter as many as he likes. He...

Boxing: Boxing, national collegiate boxing association, golden gloves gym
national collegiate boxing association, golden gloves gym, ringside boxing: HI Charles, Man, to be 21 again (sigh...) I think I remember those days, back in 1971.... hmmm. I would suggest the best place to get started depends on your real goal. Do you really want to COMPETE in ORGANIZED amatuer boxing, with a possible shot...

Boxing: Boxing, amateur status, punches
amateur status, punches, boxing: Hey Timothy, you are not too old to make something of boxing. You can fight amateur until your 34 and the pros will take you as long as you have your health. At 26 I would get as many fights as I could for 2 years and then take a shot at the pros around 28....

Boxing: Boxing, boxing gyms, martial arts instructor
boxing gyms, martial arts instructor, fitness boxing: Hi Emily, I think it is great that you are taking up boxing! If you are really unfamiliar with the whole sport, from a competitive and fitness ( and skill development) viewpoint, than you need to get a qualified instructor or locally situated person...

Boxing: Boxing, knuckels, pro debut
knuckels, pro debut, freeweight: Lots of trainers will give you lots of different ideas on the subject of gloves but if you shadow with weights you I figure you don t need heavy gloves to spar. For me, weighted gloves for sparring is more for handicapping. The better of the two sparring wears...

Boxing: Boxing, alan kahn, boxing coach
alan kahn, boxing coach, sports physician: Hi Josh, Hand tingling could be from several reasons. First, they are not wrapped or protected properly. Second, you are not closing them tight enough when you punch and your fingers are banging together. Or third, maybe you are clenching them too hard...

Boxing: Boxing at 30, boxing coach, boxing websites
boxing coach, boxing websites, usa boxing: Hi Rory, this is the problem with our sport as there are not enough dedicated boxing gyms in the country. You fall into a large category of people who just happen to live in an area with few options for boxers. There is nothing stopping you from fighting...

Boxing: Boxing, part time jobs, gym trainer
part time jobs, gym trainer, local gym: Most of your questions can be answered by going to www.ringside.com this will tell you what certain equipment costs are. Then go to www.boxinggyms.com to find a local gym and trainer, you should get some pricing for that. Most fighters until they achieve...

Boxing: Boxing, amateur boxer, toughman
amateur boxer, toughman, prize money: Hello Roy, Amateur boxers make zero. It is against the rules to except money as an amateur boxer. If a guy even fought in a toughman and then he later wanted to start boxing he could not box as an amateur, he would have to fight pro. Because toughman events...

Boxing: Boxing, national governing body, usa boxing
national governing body, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Amateur boxing has been around in the United States for over 100 years. It was administered by the AAU until 1978, at which time it was separated into its own national governing body, the USA/ABF. The name has since been changed to USA Boxing. I don t believe...

Boxing: Boxing, mandalay bay resort in las vegas, mandalay bay resort
mandalay bay resort in las vegas, mandalay bay resort, alan kahn: Hi Max, After his most recent win: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ http://www.ringsidelive.com/2004_12_01_blogarchive.html Klitschko batters Williams! By Chris Bronte and Herman Patton at ringside WBC heavyweight champion Vitali...

Boxing: Boxing, speed workouts, interval training
speed workouts, interval training, steady rhythm: Hi Rob, From your description ( you can t get the bag going as fast as your hands can...) it sounds like it s time for a bag change. Yes going to a smaller bag is the answer. I suggest going to an 8x5, but they do get smaller than that. here are some...

Boxing: Boxing, alan kahn, mental barrier
alan kahn, mental barrier, easyest: Hi Daniel. Part of overcoming the fear of getting hit is through training. I think the more you spar, and more confident you become in your ability to defend, move and take a punch , the stronger you will be Psychologically. But don t ever stop worrying...

Boxing: Boxing, joe calzaghe, mike tyson
joe calzaghe, mike tyson, jeff lacy: Hi Tan, Thanks for the interesting questions. The Tyson - Marciano question is not really answerable, of course, but I can speculate! Marciano was a tough, hard puncher with superior stamina and a pretty good chin. In his prime, he would wear down opponents...

Boxing: Boxing, lightweight contender, professional boxers
lightweight contender, professional boxers, beau jack: Hi Harold, Thanks for the question. I was unable to find information on Harold O. Meads or Tiger Meads at www.boxrec.com, which has comprehensive records on professional boxers. However, if your father was boxing in the army, there is a good chance he...

Boxing: Boxing accesories: shoes, wraps, cup, amateur boxer, first bell
amateur boxer, first bell, hurdle: As a former amateur boxer myself, David, I remember how big an occasion that first fight was for me. It s natural to think of ways to alleviate that first hurdle, but concentrate on what really matters: you re conditioning and boxing strengths. Once that...

Boxing: Boxing bags for Kids, something in mind, punches
something in mind, punches, gloves: Always keep something in mind, and that is the hand is meant for grabbing and not punching, so there is always a degree of danger and chance for injury. With this in mind, if hands are properly wrapped and proper gloves are worn, and of course punches are...

Boxing: Boxing for bigger guys?, sweet work, punching power
sweet work, punching power, size advantage: Hi Jacob, this is a good question.... You should embark your size and strength upon guys. Make them feel your size advantage. You should train to put pressure on guys and make them back up. You need to initiate the action. Work on keeping your jab busy....

Boxing: Boxing club/gym?, amateurboxing, club gym
amateurboxing, club gym, boxing skills: First of all, you need to get registered with USA Boxing in your area. As a non-athlete coach, you will be required to attend a 6-8 hour coach s certification clinic before you can work a corner. You should also register your club with USA Boxing. As a...

Boxing: Boxing with contact lenses?, boxing rules, soft contact lenses
boxing rules, soft contact lenses, usa boxing: Hi Marc, Thanks for the question. USA Boxing rules allow amateurs to compete wearing soft contact lenses. However, if a boxer were to lose a lens during a bout, he or she would have to complete the bout without it. I m not aware of any restrictions on wearing...

Boxing: Boxing Decisions., alan kahn, defensive ability
alan kahn, defensive ability, medical decision: Hi Dan, MD is a Medical Decision, made by the ring physician who can determine that a fighter has an injury or physical condition that is dangerous to his health. A bad cut above the eye may not effect his punching ability, but will seriously effect his...

Boxing: Boxing documentary, pbs web, white boxer
pbs web, white boxer, chet baker: Hi, Chris - I m sorry but I can t help you. There are many boxers who came from the State of Washington. Did you try doing a search on the PBS web site for the show? Or emailing them? That would be my suggestion. If you can locate the boxer s name, I...

Boxing: Boxing during WW 1, ww 1, leonard robinson
ww 1, leonard robinson, boxing results: Hi Dave, Thanks for the question. I ve looked around for a few days, but I ve not been able to locate any information on such a tournament. Finding amateur boxing results is very challenging in and of itself, but that combined with a Russian tournament...

Boxing: Boxing Equipment, sand leather, punching bag
sand leather, punching bag, canvas: Dear Jack, Good Day! I would recommend a Vinyl Heavy Bag with Rag filling. Ideally a 100 lb Bag would be good. If you want to practice Kicks as well, then go in for a 6Ft Bag. You can get the best deal from www.ariesfightgear.com Talk to Dave...

Boxing: Boxing equipment, foam bags, sporting goods stores
foam bags, sporting goods stores, puncher: Hi Tim, It s great meeting a Dad that wants to help his son in a fitness project together. But your question as it is phrased is not exactly easy to answer, for the bset heavybag might depend on the age, size and training intent of your son, - and...

Boxing: Boxing as fitness, Bags question, shadow boxing, side question
shadow boxing, side question, rags: Answering your 2nd answer first - Using sand in Bags is WRONG. The best filling is with Rags. You can use any size of bag you wish - if you want to practice kicking as well then 6 Ft bag is ideal for you. Now the question is how to reduce the weight? Well...

Boxing: Boxing Gloves, alan kahn, boxing gyms
alan kahn, boxing gyms, sparring gloves: HI Kaylee, There are many types and styles of boxing gloves. Look at the links below: http://www.ringside.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=2368 http://store.titleboxing.com/gloves.html You will notice two basic styles: the quick release wrist...

Boxing: Boxing garb, safety component, amateur boxers
safety component, amateur boxers, headgears: Hi Diondra, Thanks for the question. There are a few reasons why shirrs are required in amateur boxing. One reason is to clearly identify the boxer. Since headgears are required, which obscure the judges view of a boxer s face, and amateurs are matched...

Boxing: Boxing gloves, protective cups, boxing gloves
protective cups, boxing gloves, 16oz: Hi Chuck, Thanks for the question. Boxing gloves that are 8, 10 and 12 oz. are designed for competition. They re lighter, and the size of glove used in a bout is determined by the weight of the boxers. Amateurs only use 10 and 12 oz. gloves, while professionals...

Boxing: Boxing gloves, alan kahn, best gloves
alan kahn, best gloves, boxing gloves: Hi Luis, The best gloves for you are: Ones that Fit. If you have small hands, get gloves for small hands. Hopefully, you can try them on first. Most weight training gloves have some sort of padding in the contact areas to protect your hands from the bar...

Boxing: Boxing Height, bench press, heavyweight division
bench press, heavyweight division, defintely: Hi Derius, I don t know how you will do in the super heavyweight division I don t know you personally. I will tell you that boxing is more than how much you can bench press. Your defintely shorter than most any guys you will fight in that division. ...

Boxing: Boxing left-handed., alan kahn, power punches
alan kahn, power punches, train south: Hi Phillip, If you are a southpaw, I would advise you to embrace that. It usually drives the north paws crazy, and lots of boxers post on boxing forums asking how to fight a southpaw. There is NOTHING wrong with it. On the other hand, IF you are willing...

Boxing: Boxing history, max schmeling, living in germany
max schmeling, living in germany, joe louis: Hi Edward, Thanks for the question. Max Schmeling is still living in Germany. He just turned 99 on September 28. Did you catch that great special about his battle with Joe Louis on PBS recently? Thanks again for writing, Edward. Regards, Lia...

Boxing: Boxing License, boxing match, license application
boxing match, license application, state of arizona: Hi Kerry, Thanks for the question. Individual states have unique requirements for securing a promoter s license, so you ll want to check directly with Arizona s athletic commission. Here s a link to the commission s page where you can locate the license...

Boxing: Boxing outside of weight class, mike tyson, roberto duran
mike tyson, roberto duran, weight class: It is not allowed under any state or sanctioning body. Heavyweight has no limit as long as they are over the cruiserweight limit of 190. There are too many risks. It sometimes happens at the gym during sparring to possibly increase the heavier fighters...

Boxing: Boxing Prediction, oscar de la hoya, felix trinidad
oscar de la hoya, felix trinidad, de la hoya: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. First off, I m biased because I was a huge Trinidad fan during his career (as opposed to his current comeback), and I would like to THINK he could have caught Jones with a similar shot. In reality, though, you and I both...

Boxing: Boxing punch, alan kahn, technical breakdowns
alan kahn, technical breakdowns, motion analysis: Hello Curry, Hmm. A biomechanical breakdown of Just a Punch in boxing sounds a lot like a kinesiology project. unfortunately, there are several punches in boxes, ie: Jab, straight, right (or straight cross), hook, uppercut etc. Each has it s own mechanics...

Boxing: Boxing question's, james bonecrusher smith, thomas hearns
james bonecrusher smith, thomas hearns, mohammad ali: Hi Steve, I would have to put Lennox in there. Holyfield is also in there even though he fought at 208 his punches are so techincally sound that he generates a lot of power for his size... I would also say Tyson, James bonecrusher Smith, Thomas Hearns, Joe...

Boxing: Boxing Referee Career, usaboxing org, registration chairperson
usaboxing org, registration chairperson, official web page: Hi John, Thanks for the question. The answer is, it depends. Are you interested in amateur boxing or professional boxing? Or both? My recommendation would be that you start with amateur boxing. You ll get a true appreciation for the safety of the...

Boxing: Boxing Referee Dialogue, marvelous marvin hagler, marvin hagler
marvelous marvin hagler, marvin hagler, middleweight champion: Hi Pat, Thanks for the fun question. It sounds like you re more interested in what a ring announcer says as opposed to the referee, but I can give you the bare bones of what each would normally cover. A ring announcer generally states the color of trunks,...

Boxing: Boxing Referee/Official, amateur program, usa boxing
amateur program, usa boxing, hi chris: Hi Chris, Thanks for the question. By starting small, I m assuming you mean starting in the amateur program (which I recommend). You ll need to get in touch with your USA Boxing Local Boxing Committee (LBC) and register as a non-athlete, then interact...

Boxing: Boxing Regulations?, internal organs, head shots
internal organs, head shots, intestines: Hey Marc, The skinny is that one goes thru a doctor control before matches but those are mostly concerned with heart, head, eyes, pulse, BP, hands, joints, reflexes and any sensitivity internal organs might show, so, you would probably pass that test. However,...

Boxing: Boxing rules, boxing rules, navel
boxing rules, navel, punches: Hi Cameron, Thanks for the question. The legal punching area is the front of the boxer, from the waistline (navel) to the top of the forehead, and approximately from the ears forward. Punching the back of the head (rabbit punching) and the back (kidney...

Boxing: Boxing Southpaw, southpaw stance, handed person
southpaw stance, handed person, maximum power: Hi Jon, I will try to break down every question and concern that you have in order. First you said that boxing right handed doesn t feel comfortable to you, that is actually a normal process for most righthanders who start out their not used to that left...

Boxing: Boxing stance, minute sessions, proper stance
minute sessions, proper stance, foot placement: Hi tom, This is not uncommon for new boxers. Your son is only doing what his body feels is natural. There are lots things he will learn that will feel a little awkward at first until his body gets in tune with the new position. His feet as he may already...

Boxing: Boxing Tactics, alan kahn, boxing press
alan kahn, boxing press, coach don: Hi Ivan. I would create a plan and follow it. I m thinking you have a coach? As him what might be appropriate, for the answer also depends on your opponent. And if you CAN beat him easy enough, why not get some ring work? If you have it all well in...

Boxing: Boxing Tournaments, inexperienced novice, amateur competition
inexperienced novice, amateur competition, hi tim: Hi Tim, Thanks for the question. Your age makes you eligible to compete in virtually any senior amateur competition, with the exception of the Under 19 Championships, for obvious reasons. Otherwise, the determining factor would be your level of experience....

Boxing: Boxing Training techniques, excerices, overhead press
excerices, overhead press, medicine ball: Hi Simon, The bag will definately tone your upper body, although the bulking up part will have to come from excercises and/or the weightroom. In order to increase muscle mass you have to have resistance. Most of boxing training is aerobic activity so you...

Boxing: Boxing Training, jump rope, essential things
jump rope, essential things, hand position: Hi Will, 1. What seperates most fighters is their conditioning. It is the most essential part of the routine. In order to rise above the rest of the class you have to put the extra time in on your own. I would want my fighter to come in 3 days a week....

Boxing: Boxing for the teen, boxing trainer, speed ball
boxing trainer, speed ball, punching bag: You may not want to hear this but you should seek a boxing trainer. You can develop bad habits just doing this on your own. If you cannot get a trainer then the next best thing is to obtain some videos on how to box. I offer this on my website www.boxingdoneright.com...

Boxing: Boxing training, kenny weldon, protein type
kenny weldon, protein type, type diet: Nick: I am not sure what you mean by training technique but I do know that if you haven t boxed before you must learn first the proper way. So find a good trainer. There are some instruction videos available on the market such as Kenny Weldon s Learn...

Boxing: Boxing training, crossbow machine, t rush
crossbow machine, t rush, boxing match: When you train you should exert but not to the point of harm such as cramps. You need to progress in slower increments. I cannot say how much you should run right now because everyones conditioning is different. If you can run a mile without any problem...

Boxing: Boxing training (getting there, i think), unbalanced body, pecs
unbalanced body, pecs, muscles: You should concentrate on your weaker parts mostly, but after they become strong you should work every body part equal. Remember an unbalanced body will create injury, and in boxing all muscles come in to play if you are fighting correctly. Thanks, ...

Boxing: Boxing training, footwork drills, thai boxer
footwork drills, thai boxer, head bobs: Hi Oli Many people think that they are slow or sluggish because of their size. That is not necessarily so. Big for your size does not really equal or mean slow for your size. When you say slow and sluggish , I m not really sure if you mean in...

Boxing: Boxing Weight Divisions, boxing weight divisions, light flyweight
boxing weight divisions, light flyweight, golden gloves: Hi Blake, Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises ... find a location near you...it is free to train at a golden gloves and you get good training. They will register you as an amateur so you can compete in as many shows as you want. Weight...

Boxing: Boxing Workout, vigorous workout, head move
vigorous workout, head move, move laterally: hi Chris, I wrote you a big long answer and my computer crashed. I was pretty mad. I wish I had saved it, anyway, I m going to sum up what i said. Focus on three things for your tournament. BE IN SHAPE! start running a month in advance 4 days a week 3 to...

Boxing: Boxing Workout, boxing gyms, physical shape
boxing gyms, physical shape, boxing trainer: You can make some good gains in 2 months. You need to find a boxing trainer that you can trust. Do not try this on your own as you can develop some bad training habits. I can possibly design a training program for you if you request it on my website, but...

Boxing: Boxing weights, maximum weight limit, aoife
maximum weight limit, aoife, professional boxing: Hi Aoife, Thanks for the question. The lightest weight division in professional boxing is strawweight, with a maximum weight limit of 105 lbs. This applies to the UK and everywhere else. I hope this help, Aoife! Thanks again for writing. Regards,...

Boxing: Boxing, hand eye coordination, speed ball
hand eye coordination, speed ball, short arm: Hi Jim, I suspect you are a beginner. And since you call it speed BALL you are across the water or European. I guess Americans are the only one who call it the speed bag . Funny how that works - but it is still the same equipment. I would suggest...

Boxing: Broken ribs unaware?, definately change, broken ribs
definately change, broken ribs, change doctors: Hi Jennifer, Definately change doctors. Your ribs should have been Xray d for sure. Call around and screen some doctors for someone with sports injury experience. The likely injury in boxing are cracked ribs. Normally not a complete break. Depending on the...

Boxing: Building a speed bag, room divider, hollow walls
room divider, hollow walls, speed bags: Hi Tom, Since you want to hang a speed bag unit on the wall, you may need to consider the wall you will hang it on. You need to know if it is an inside wall (simply a room divider) or an outside wall , with more of a weight supporting function (it...

Boxing: bag training, good posture, bobing
good posture, bobing, body mechanics: Hi Vicente I am afraid you have learned a valuable lesson the hard way. Not all good fighters are good teachers. I m sorry your first instructor did not turn out, but it sounds like he was using YOU for practice without regard to your health. Losing him...

Boxing: bag weight, best bet, punching bag
best bet, punching bag, ringside: 60 or 75lb. bags work best. Also you will enjoy a soft filled bag more because it is more like hitting the body. Everlast, Ringside, Title, Reyes all make good bags. If you cannot find anything to your liking I do sell heavy bags on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com...

Boxing: bag weight and gloves?, foam bags, punching techniques
foam bags, punching techniques, speedbag: Hi Rich, The pros and cons of your heavy bag choice may depend on a few things. First, will you hang it up or get a free standing floor unit?. The heavier your hanging bag, the more sturdy your hanging area needs to be. And you have to decide how to hang...

Boxing: bag weight, boxing club, sony
boxing club, sony: I am SONY & Live in TEXAS. I have nothing to do with ariesfightgear.com Its only because you required an opinion. Choice is yours. Go Ahead with any equipment, what finally matters is what you do with it. I only recommend you to practice hard. SON...

Boxing: ball hook swivel, alan kahn, ebay
alan kahn, ebay, quality ball: Hi Luke The quick answer is: I don t know. All sources seem to have run out of the two piece metallic ball hook (Everlast #4440) and now carry their plastic model. (Plastic housing and plastic ball inside). Many people contact me about that and also ask...

Boxing: How to become a faster puncher, straight punch, cardio workout
straight punch, cardio workout, speed bags: Hi Lawrence, Thanks for writing. You ask: ....i would like to know is there any other way i can become faster? ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ there are a couple of exercises you can do. Both may require either a helper with a second hand...

Boxing: How do I become a judge, boxing match, boxing commission
boxing match, boxing commission, amateur boxing: Hi Francisco, Thanks for the question. The answer to your question depends on whether you re interested in professional boxing or amateur boxing. The two procedures are very different. Professional boxing licensing is handled by the state s athletic or...

Boxing: How do I become a ref?, registration chairperson, full time job
registration chairperson, full time job, boxing program: Hi Malik, Thanks for the question. First off, I should let you know that being a referee isn t an actual full-time job; most referees have regular jobs and officiate in addition to that. This is not to say that these folks aren t fully dedicated to their...

Boxing: becoming a amateur boxer, boxing shoes, amateur boxer
boxing shoes, amateur boxer, golden gloves: Hi Blake, you first want to find a good gym with good trainers. I highly recommend a golden gloves. Go to www.goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises on the left. See if there is a gym in your area. Boxing is 80% conditioning and 20% skill. So for...

Boxing: becoming a boxing judge in san francisco, northern california association, san franciscans
northern california association, san franciscans, boxing judge: Hi Alan, Thanks for the question. In order to serve as an amateur boxing official, you ll need to register with USA Boxing through your local boxing committee (LBC). For San Franciscans, the LBC is called the Northern California Association. Here s the contact...

Boxing: becoming a boxing referee, amateur experience, usa boxing
amateur experience, usa boxing, local gym: Hi Nick, you need to go to www.usaboxing.org and get registered as a USA boxing official. Then you will need to be certified by your local boxing comittee. They normally hold a clinic at a local gym that covers all the officiating such as judging and referees...

Boxing: becoming pro boxer, golden gloves, bouts
golden gloves, bouts, best of luck: Hi James, I highly recommend a golden gloves. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises, see if there is one in your area. They have good trainers and will get you registered. It is free to train there. Start the ball rolling and see what happens....

Boxing: becoming a ring judge, boxing program, usa boxing
boxing program, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Hi Denny, Thanks for the question. Are you referring to amateur boxing, or professional? Assuming you mean the amateur route since you have no experience, the first thing you need to do is get in touch with your USA Boxing Local Boxing Committee (LBC)....

Boxing: beginer, golden gloves, firend
golden gloves, firend, specific training: Hi Jordan, I wouls suggest trying to find an golden gloves in your area. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on frachises. See if there is one near you. The first thing you should do is start conditioning yourself. Boxing is 80% conditioning and its...

Boxing: beginner boxing, boxing fan, age thanks
boxing fan, age thanks, video training: First of all it is not too late so don t try to make up for lost time. You do need to find a trainer in your area and a gym to workout in. Do not do things on your own. If you do not have a trainer I am doing some video training on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com...

Boxing: beginning boxing, boxing sport, bad habits
boxing sport, bad habits, workouts: My first suggestion is to find a trainer so you can learn the proper way. If you need a trainer in your area go to www.boxinggyms.com and click on your area. If you want you can purchase videos on how to box. I have these for sale on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com...

Boxing: what is the best method for..., alan kahn, athletic performances
alan kahn, athletic performances, speedbag: Hi Anthony, Breath control is important, and it really contains two elements. First, it depends on you physical conditioning. the better you cardiovascular conditioning, the more you can do without getting winded or laboring to breath. the second...

Boxing: the best, sugar ray robinson, floyd mayweather jr
sugar ray robinson, floyd mayweather jr, heavyweight champs: Hi Bobby, Thanks for writing again :) I always have a little trouble with pound-for-pound lists, since there are many ways of looking at them. Are we trying to select the boxer who we think would beat all other boxers in the world if they were magically...

Boxing: betting, alan kahn, bets
alan kahn, bets, competitions: Hi Kris, Actually, I have no idea how the betting is divided up. I would think NO they do not, unless they bet on themselves. In that same light, I doubt that any basketball, football or any other pro athletes - get a cut of the legalized gambling bets...

Boxing: blood cloth in the eye, detached retina, capillar
detached retina, capillar, exploted: You should definitely go to the doctor to get it examined. You never know you could have a detached retina. It is possibly nothing, but why take a chance on your eyesight. Every black eye is different. It don t take much time to have a doctor give it a...

Boxing: body shots., elbos, body shots
elbos, body shots, stomache: You have the idea. No, that doesn t hurt him to bang on his gloves with the exception if he has his gloves close to his head. Connect with a proper hook and his head will ring like a bell BUT he sounds like he is a routined boxer and he ll never show you when...

Boxing: box technique, alan kahn, thanks for your time
alan kahn, thanks for your time, opponent: Hi Daneil, Yes it is becoming more common for modern fighters to learn to change to the other stance. Both right and left handed fighters do well to be able to switch, if for no other reason than to give the opponent a different look and confuse them...

Boxing: where can i go to box?, kingman arizona, amateurboxing
kingman arizona, amateurboxing, 17 years: Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I will give you a contact for Arizona who can refer you to a gym in your area. If you have never had formal training, you should work with a coach who can train you correctly before you start competing. Most coaches...

Boxing: boxer of the Netherlands, alan kahn, web searches
alan kahn, web searches, mimi: HI Mimi I m sorry to say I don t really know the answer to that. I have done a few web searches, and it keeps giving me sites in that language (?). Sorry I couldn t help you on this one. sincerely Alan Kahn author, The Speed Bag Bible http://www.speedbagcentral.com/Home.html...

Boxing: boxing, high protein diet, clifford etienne
high protein diet, clifford etienne, mike tyson fan: Holyfield is always in training, in that he constantly eats the right food and keeps himself in trim inbetween fights. In terms of diet, he would eat a high protein diet, i.e, pasta, fish, salad, vegetables, fruit, and plenty of it. He would back it up with...

Boxing: boxing, tootsie roll, punching techniques
tootsie roll, punching techniques, speedbag: Hi Loovemaker There is a VHS or DVD video that specifically teaches the 24 speed bag techniques, and it is available from many online sources. Unfortunately - it is not available for free. Here is a link to some online vendors: http://www.speedbag.info/wst_page5.html...

Boxing: boxing, zab judah, judah mayweather fight
zab judah, judah mayweather fight, antonio margarito: Hi, Thanks for the question. There is really only one way to answer that question, and that s for the top welterweights to fight each other in the ring. Preliminarily, I would rank Zab Judah and Antonio Margarito at the top, with Shane Mosley somewhere...

Boxing: boxing, bernard hopkins fight, alan kahn
bernard hopkins fight, alan kahn, roy jones jr: Hello Rosalind, It is very difficult to know what the matchmakers of Pro Boxing are going to do. At this point, this fight would not make sense from a competitive standpoint or rankings. But both will probably make a big payday, and that may be enough...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, speedbag
alan kahn, speedbag, cardiovascular fitness: Hi Jake, Boxing would be a great choice to workout, lose fat, get cardiovascular fitness and tone up. You can also lift weights and do boxing. Here is a link to an article about that on Rossboxing.com Weight training for boxers http://www.rossboxing.com/thegym/thegym3.htm...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, strength endurance
alan kahn, strength endurance, speedbag: HI Aaron The answer to your question depends on who you talk to. Fitness activities that are not the normal part of a certain sport culture are often hooted as useless or not necessary. Many say the same thing about weight lifting and boxing. OR weight...

Boxing: boxing,,,, adult division, heavyweight division
adult division, heavyweight division, heavy weight: Hi Aaron, Actually it would not have been that hard to find guys in your category, the problem would have been finding juniors that are willing to fight another junior with that much muscle on a 6 2 frame. You sound pretty solid at 16 and most other kids...

Boxing: boxing, international boxing federation, world boxing association
international boxing federation, world boxing association, junior bantamweight: Hi Shaun, Thanks for the question. The names of the divisions in professional boxing are as follows, going from lightest to heaviest (where indicated, some divisions are named differently, depending on the sanctioning body): Strawweight/Minimumweight...

Boxing: boxing, usa boxing, bouts
usa boxing, bouts, boxers: Hi Derek, Thanks for the question. If you re referring to amateur boxing, then there are specific guidelines for matching boxers in the USA Boxing rulebook. The criteria are essentially age, weight and experience. The greatest variables exist in the...

Boxing: boxing, miguel cotto, elite fighters
miguel cotto, elite fighters, carlos baldomir: Hi Bobby, Thanks for the questions. I think Malignaggi has above average speed and ring smarts, and he clearly has a strong chin and lots of heart. He took some heavy punishment from Miguel Cotto, but he never stopped trying. His biggest drawback is...

Boxing: boxing, usaboxing org, alfredo martinez
usaboxing org, alfredo martinez, hi thanx: Hi Alfredo, There is no other way to gain a position on the United States Olympic Boxing Team than to compete successfully at national tournaments. That s the only way to gain entry into the Olympic Trials qualifiers. Here s a link to USA Boxing s web page...

Boxing: boxing, gordon ko, bob mcallister
gordon ko, bob mcallister, joe lyons: All I can do is reproduce Jack Dempsey s career record and hope that one of the names rings a bell for you. Aug. 17, 1914 Young Herman D 6 Nov. 2, 1914 Young Hancock KO 1 Nov. 30, 1914 Billy Murphy KO 1 Jan. 1, 1915 Battling Johnson...

Boxing: boxing, usaboxing org, alan kahn
usaboxing org, alan kahn, passport book: Hi Daniel, The best place to sign up that I know is a real legitimate boxing gym that has legitimate passbook carrying fighters. Check out any local boxing facility to get that information for your state. Here are a few links: http://www.usaboxing.org/...

Boxing: boxing, golden gloves boxing tournament, time table
golden gloves boxing tournament, time table, streisand: Hi Brett, Yes, you can contact mark Streisand with the Florida Golden Gloves. You can find the number on the front page of their website at the bottom: www.floridagoldengloves.org/homepage.htm thanks for the question.... Jack www.heavyweightcontender.com...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, time joey
alan kahn, time joey, appropriate weight: Hi Joey, I don t know of any secret to making weight other than chosing to fight in the most appropriate weight class for you bodyweight, and if a large reduction is necessary for some reason, then start early for there is no fast method to healthy...

Boxing: boxing, usaboxing org, bouts
usaboxing org, bouts, calendar year: Hi Gerold, Thanks for the question. To register with USA Boxing, go to the following web address and follow the directions there: http://www.usaboxing.org/10_1577.htm You ll need to register as an athlete. It s not too late to box this year, but registration...

Boxing: boxing, protein supplements, male hormones
protein supplements, male hormones, best way to build muscle: While you might feel full grown at age 15 your body still has a long way to go. From the hormonal aspect, as you grow older you will get more of the male hormones which will help you add the muscle quicker. While not everyone is the same the more mature...

Boxing: boxing, amatuer boxing, specifics
amatuer boxing, specifics: Hi Luis, Amateur boxing shows occur on regular basis throughout the country. If you provide me with more specifics as to your location, I might be able to provide you with a way to access the information you seek. Let me know. Regards, Lia...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, amateur boxing: I m not sure what you are asking for - promoted to what? If you want to compete in amateur boxing, you will have to register with USA Boxing and begin again as a novice. If you want to do this, email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I ll send you a contact....

Boxing: boxing, latter scenario, majority decision
latter scenario, majority decision, split decision: Hi Chito, Thanks for the question. A split decision is one where the judges are literally split as to who the winner is. That occurs when two judges favor one boxer, while the third judge splits and favors the other one (2-1). A split can also go 1-1-1,...

Boxing: boxing, passport type, amateurboxing
passport type, amateurboxing, amateur boxer: The youngest you can be to register is 8 years old and you can compete until you are 34. You don t need any experience at all - that s what gyms and trainers are for. 8-) It will cost you $40 a year (January to December) for your USA Boxing passbook. You...

Boxing: boxing, suitable opponent, boxing team
suitable opponent, boxing team, best bet: Hello again, Amy To answer question one: The promoter of the show would have to search for another suitable opponent. It s his show and thus he is responsible for all the matches. To answer question two: I am sure the Marines have an amateur boxing...

Boxing: boxing, passbook, accurate record
passbook, accurate record, former coach: George, how long ago did you box? If it was before we started using passbooks, there really isn t any way to find out. If you boxed with a passbook (started in 1987) and kept it, that would give you an accurate record. Your former coach might be able to...

Boxing: boxing, tampa florida area, kenny weldon
tampa florida area, kenny weldon, breaking bad habits: This is a broad question, but I would first of all find a trainer. Better yet possibly an instructor that can build you a strong basic foundation. I do not know where you are located. If you were in the Tampa Florida area then I would be more than happy...

Boxing: boxing, registration chairperson, amateur boxer
registration chairperson, amateur boxer, usa boxing: Hi Jason, In order to compete as an amateur boxer in the USA, you need to register with USA Boxing through your Local Boxing Committee (LBC). Since I don t know where you live, I ll tell you how to find your LBC. Go to www.usaboxing.org and click on About...

Boxing: boxing, fight plan, hand position
fight plan, hand position, different story: Hi Luis, I like this question it shows your thinking deep into the game. All my fighters stick to the correct techniques which would be proper hand position, foot postion, stance, punching, counterpunching, defense (which I call slip or duck to hit),...

Boxing: boxing, sparring gloves, weight gloves
sparring gloves, weight gloves, glove size: Hi Christy, Thanks for the question. Glove sizes are regulated by USA Boxing for competition. The sizes are based on the weight of the boxer, not the age. For boxers 152 lbs. or under, 10 oz. competition gloves are required. For boxers over that weight,...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, mixed martial art
alan kahn, mixed martial art, art competitions: Hi Sanju I think dedicated boxers (meaning those who seriously train in ONLY BOXING) Do very well against other combatants of other styles. If both competitors of equal skills, than either style could win. However, every style has it s limitation. The...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, heavyweight division
amateurboxing, heavyweight division, boxing career: You re a little old to start amateur boxing, however it is possible to start at that age if you are in the heavy or super heavyweight division. You would need approximately 8 months of training before your first competition. If you really want to learn how...

Boxing: boxing, golden gloves, amateur fights
golden gloves, amateur fights, pro boxing: Hi Angel, It is not too late to become a pro. I do recommend you get some amateur fights before turning pro. If you do this you will be able to get some experience and polish your skills before you start building a pro record. If you happen to lose a fight...

Boxing: boxing, national golden gloves, knockout power
national golden gloves, knockout power, amateur background: Hi Breeze, There are several factors that will determine your income as a pro. The bigger name you have coming out of the amateurs the better. If you win a national golden gloves or get on the USA boxing team you will make more money early since your name...

Boxing: boxing, lennox lewis, mike tyson
lennox lewis, mike tyson, tko: Hi Pat, Thanks for the question. KO by and TKO by mean that the boxer whose record you are viewing was KO d or TKO d by his or her opponent in that bout. For example, on Mike Tyson s record, his bout with Lennox Lewis would read as follows: Lennox...

Boxing: boxing, physical fitness training, alan kahn
physical fitness training, alan kahn, circus atmosphere: Hi Kevin, Actually, despite all the Hype and Bad mouthing, Boxing is about Scoring more points than your opponent. You score points by hitting certain areas of the opponent. It is one point for clean head shot and the same for a clean body shot. (Some...

Boxing: boxing, golden gloves competitor, golden gloves gym
golden gloves competitor, golden gloves gym, national golden gloves: Breeze, you need to find a golden gloves gym near you.... go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises... if you don t find one you will have to train on your own or at a local health club that has some equipment.. you will fight as unattached ...you...

Boxing: boxing, national competitions, amateur level
national competitions, amateur level, coach: If you are really serious about learning how to box, and you have a good coach, you shouldn t have your first competition until you have trained for at least 8 months. The only way you ll make a name for yourself is if you win major national competitions,...

Boxing: boxing, boxing stances, detail description
boxing stances, detail description, southpaw: Well to explain it in writing is kind of difficult but in an orthodox stance your left foot and left hand is in front and in the southpaw it is your right foot and hand forward. To get a detail description go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com and click...

Boxing: boxing, boxing gyms, usa boxing
boxing gyms, usa boxing, amateur boxing: You will need to find a gym and a trainer in your area. Since most amateur boxing gyms train more than one boxer, it will be difficult to find someone who will coach you exclusively. You will need at least 8 months of training before you have your first...

Boxing: boxing, joe frazier, amateur career
joe frazier, amateur career, question thanks: Hi Breeze, A big question for me is how long have you been boxing. The reason I say that is sometimes fighters don t give themselves a chance to become comfortable in right hander stance. There is a good possibility that if you have a good amateur career...

Boxing: boxing, ringside tournament, olympics team
ringside tournament, olympics team, golden gloves: The more national and international experience you get, including the Olympics, definitely makes you more marketable as a pro. If you are not known, you will have to find a good manager/promoter who can make you visible on the pro scene (TV especially). ...

Boxing: boxing, amateur background, golden gloves
amateur background, golden gloves, decent money: Breeze, I would not recommend it, although it s been done many times. I do not know of one boxer who turned pro without any amateur fights that ever became champion. There have been some that only had a few amateur fights but they still learned enough to...

Boxing: boxing, shannon briggs, pound fighter
shannon briggs, pound fighter, weight divisions: Hi breeze, Thanks for the question. Pound- for-Pound is a term used to compare boxers without considering differences in weight. For example, if you were to consider who is the hardest puncher in boxing, invariably that distinction would go to a heavyweight,...

Boxing: boxing, mass times acceleration, paul duggan
mass times acceleration, paul duggan, foot move: Hi Paul. Punching Power can be increased in several ways. First, by punching faster. Power is directly related to speed, distance and mass. Not to get technical but Physics, like the second law of motion, will explain the concept better. there are...

Boxing: boxing, state competitions, fight experience
state competitions, fight experience, mixed martial arts: Hi Jeff, I would go back as an amateur for one year so you can get used to the boxing style of fighting once again. The transition takes a little time because of the fundimental differences between the two styles of fighting. But I think sice you have some...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, international experience
amateurboxing, international experience, better chance: You can start boxing whenever you want. However if you really want to be among the 1% of the best, you are at a disadvantage unless you have 9-13, or more, years of amateur boxing experience, including national and international experience. If you are in...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, amateur boxing
amateurboxing, amateur boxing, bad habits: You are much better off going to a gym and having a coach train you. It s very difficult to train yourself and you ll mostly get into bad habits that will be hard to break. If you go to a gym you ll be coached by someone who knows the amateur boxing style...

Boxing: boxing, latter method, finger tip
latter method, finger tip, hi thanks: Hi, Thanks for the question. There have been essentially two methods by which to measure reach. One is to measure wingspan, from fingertip to finger tip, across the back. The other is similar to what you described, which is to measure from the armpit to...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, amateur experience
amateurboxing, amateur experience, golden gloves: You need to talk to your coach about participating in sanctioned amateur events in South Carolina - which means you must be registered with USA Boxing. If you need a contact, please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and remind me what state you live in. ...

Boxing: boxing, professional boxers, professional boxer
professional boxers, professional boxer, ring experience: Hello Marland, You can still do it but you have to get started so you can get some experience under your belt. I would fight one year amateur and then turn pro. You can learn a ton in a year. Otherwise you ll have to learn how to box as a pro and that could...

Boxing: boxing, amateur boxer, fight time
amateur boxer, fight time, time drink: Hi Gianni, You should be eating a full breakfast. 2-3 eggs, sausage and toast with orange juice. Don t worry about the sausage, you should be running it off. But you need a full breakfast because it jump starts your metabolism and is the most likely meal...

Boxing: boxing, high protein foods, high protein diet
high protein foods, high protein diet, carbohydrate intake: Unfortunately energy and carbohydrates are one in the same, and carbohydrates in excess will add bodyweight. I recommend a high protein diet with supplemental vitamins. I am a person who feels that meats, eggs, and other high protein foods are better for...

Boxing: boxing, kenny weldon, alan kahn
kenny weldon, alan kahn, strength exercises: Hi Heath, I am glad you are interesting in learning the basics of Boxing. It is a good idea to try and start out correctly. Here are some great web links. books and video tapes that can help. Balazs in the gym information http://www.balazsboxing.com/thegym/index.htm...

Boxing: boxing, muhammad ali, circulation problems
muhammad ali, circulation problems, brain injuries: To answer your question. Yes fighting of any kind is very dangerous and could result in death. For the most part most of the injuries that do occur are minor such as nose bleeds, sore hands, cuts, however I cannot say that it isn t dangerous because it is....

Boxing: boxing, muhammad ali, circulation problems
muhammad ali, circulation problems, brain injuries: Hi Luke, It really depends on the person and their abilities. If you have better defense you will take less shots. Ali took a lot of shots. His technique was to roll with the punches. That means you still get hit although your head rolls along with the punch...

Boxing: boxing, groin protector, golden gloves
groin protector, golden gloves, amateurboxing: Hi Jimmy - and I have 4 answers for you. 8-) 1. It is always a good idea to register your club with USA Boxing in your area (Golden Gloves is a group member and can t register clubs, boxers or coaches independently). As a registered club, you get 2 million...

Boxing: boxing, fitness shops, fight gear
fitness shops, fight gear, mouth guard: Well Shell, 15 is a great age to start. By the time you re 17, you should be a real contender. As always, you start by finding a boxing club in your home town or a town nearby. Start with the Yellow Pages and if you don t have any luck there you can call around...

Boxing: boxing, concussion, cool thing
concussion, cool thing, knock out: Hello, You can certainly start boxing at 27. Yes it is a little late but you can still learn the sport and depending on how much time you put into it you can advance quicker than normal. The cool thing about boxing is that height doesn t really matter....

Boxing: boxing, stuntmen, height and weight
stuntmen, height and weight, war zone: 5 10 isn t short. 80kg might be good for Cruiser weight. Does it really matter what age you start? It only depends on your goals. Whatever they are, they have to be realistic. Are we talking World Championships or dependable club fighter? Mind and heart,...

Boxing: boxing, champion boxer, golden gloves
champion boxer, golden gloves, amateur fights: Wesley, Just about every world champion boxer was told by his friends that he is dreaming. Champions live outside the box. That s why they are rare. They believe they can do something that no one else can do. They go to the gym when all their friends go...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, punching techniques
alan kahn, punching techniques, speed bag training: Hi Eamon, you create non-stop combinations by joining various punching techniques together. You do this by continuously circling your fist(s) back to the bag. Find out more from my website: www.speedbagcentral.com http://www.speedbagcentral.com/SpeedBagBasics_Introduction.html#B...

Boxing: boxing, usaboxing org, usa olympic team
usaboxing org, usa olympic team, olympics international: Hello Mike. I love the Martial Arts also, and boxing is a great addition to your other training. I ll try and answer your questions; You asked: 1. ..I am really keen on going far with a boxing career but what do you have to do? Answer: I would...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, mike tyson
alan kahn, mike tyson, punches: HI Steven I don t of any rule that forbids throwing two punches at the SAME time, such as a jab to the face AND a punch to the stomach, but obviously you don t see it done much, ( or at all). I suppose it s possible. Mike Tyson will probably try again...

Boxing: boxing age:, ring time, many thanks
ring time, many thanks, novice: Hi Aadam, I think you are on the right track. I would fight amateur for a couple of years at least. It sound like you have all the tools to be a good fighter you just need some ring time. You will have to fight novice at first until your trainer decides...

Boxing: boxing ages, national golden gloves, amateur boxing association
national golden gloves, amateur boxing association, amateur events: Hi Simon, most amateur events and definately advancing tournaments (national golden gloves, PAL etc...) the cutoff is 34....but there are some tournements that now have age groups actually ranging into the 40 s.... check out http://worldchampionships.ringside.com/...

Boxing: boxing areas, amateurboxing, amateur boxing
amateurboxing, amateur boxing, athlete: You should find a gym in your area that teaches Olympic-style amateur boxing. You will need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing so you are covered by insurance while training and eligible to start competing when your coach feels you are ready (about...

Boxing: boxing coach, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, amateur boxing: If you are interested in amateur boxing - you will need to get registered with USA Boxing and then attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me the city and state you live in, and I will send you a contact...

Boxing: boxing combinations, jab jab, boxing combinations
jab jab, boxing combinations, boxing punches: Hi Sinan, I think the boxing combinations , (defined as two or more punches in succession with no pause inbetween..) are the same for beginning boxers and advanced boxers, and the differences would be the skill, balance and ability to mix and match...

Boxing: boxing equipment, alan kahn, titleboxing
alan kahn, titleboxing, american brands: Hi Petra Personally I like three brands that have always been high quality - Ringside, TitleBoxing and Everlast. Ringside http://www.ringside.com/store/departments.asp Ringside does not carry TitleBoxing equipment OR Everlast. Ringside also...

Boxing: boxing equipment, cletes, speed bags
cletes, speed bags, mitem: Hi Mark Congratulations on getting a speed bag. If you are new to it I think you will find in a great addition to your work out and will help you in any other sports that you play. Identifying the Best speed bag would be difficult. There are many...

Boxing: boxing equipments, top contender, boxing equipments
top contender, boxing equipments, ringside: Hi Aiza, there is everlast, ringside, top contender, reyes and grant to name a few. The pros normally use grant or reyes while the amateurs use the other 3. Everlast used to be the top dog and then they faded a bit back in the 90 s, but they are making a...

Boxing: boxing a more experienced fighter, martial art training, mixed martial art
martial art training, mixed martial art, time dean: Hello Dean, If you have have already obtained the Basic information on stance and punches, than I would suggest you stay with that if training alone without a coach. Without a knowledgeable partner or coach it will very difficult to proceed with more advanced...

Boxing: boxing gloves, velcro attachments, boxing gloves
velcro attachments, boxing gloves, sparing gloves: Hi Paul, actually they make 14oz. bag gloves so I am not sure exactly what you have now... the only difference between bag gloves and sparing gloves is the location of the padding and bag gloves come with velcro attachments in addition to lace up... you can...

Boxing: boxing gloves, sparring gloves, boxing gloves
sparring gloves, boxing gloves, weight class: Hi Seth, You fight in different size gloves depending on your weight class. Above 156 you use 12oz. -- below 156 you use 10 oz. -- this is for safety reasons...larger guys hit harder and can cause more damage so they where gloves with more padding.......

Boxing: how to make boxing gloves, alan kahn, high quality training
alan kahn, high quality training, boxing gloves: Hi Gavin That is a good question! I really don t know for I have never really considered it. You could certainly wrap your hands to protect the skin with different materials, and perhaps use some strips of cloth like hand wraps to support the bones and...

Boxing: boxing gym, usa boxing, athlete
usa boxing, athlete, boxer: Hi Delo, Thanks for the question. You can be what is known as an at large boxer, which means one who is not affiliated with a particular gym. You re correct that you would still have to register with USA Boxing as an athlete each year, however. I...

Boxing: boxing gyms, boxing gyms, ringside world championships
boxing gyms, ringside world championships, kansas city missouri: Hi Kris, I recommend you go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises on the left. There will be a list of every gym in the country. See if there is one near you. You actually live in the town that is home of one of the largest boxing tournaments...

Boxing: boxing in heat, boxing coach, workout clothes
boxing coach, workout clothes, heat exhaustion: Hi Babu, Training under these conditions can be dangerous and I do not recommend it. I do not know exactly what your coach s intentions are but I am assuming he is trying to get you to sweat more. There is a time and place for that, but in 98 degree...

Boxing: boxing history, madison square gardens, john ellsworth
madison square gardens, john ellsworth, weight champion: Hi Marie, Thanks for the question. I attempted to find information on John Ellsworth Strom at www.boxrec.com, which is a very comprehensive database of boxers and bouts. That search did not turn up specific results, but there were some boxers with similar...

Boxing: boxing info, amateurboxing, local show
amateurboxing, local show, coach: You will need to register with USA Boxing. Then you will need to find a gym and a coach. A good coach will probably not let you have your first bout (in a local show, not a tournament) until you ve trained for at least 8 months. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com,...

Boxing: boxing kennedy mckinney, 1988 summer olympics, alan kahn
1988 summer olympics, alan kahn, kennedy mckinney: Hello Kelvin I haven t heard of Ken McKinney in while. In answer to your question a websearch reveals this from Wikipedia. Kennedy McKinney (born January 10, 1966 in Hernando, Mississippi) was a professional boxer, who won the bantamweight gold medal...

Boxing: boxing oldies, tony galento, brown bomber
tony galento, brown bomber, google: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. There is lots of information available about Tony Galento, who once fought Joe Louis for the heavyweight championship (he even dropped the Brown Bomber in that bout). Since I don t know exactly what type of information...

Boxing: boxing pads, jab jab, boxing combinations
jab jab, boxing combinations, punch combo: Hi Jaime, When working the Pads, you can use ANY punch combinations you want. There are Several Types of pad workouts. One,is using planned combinations, where Your trainer (or you) will set up two, three or four punch combinations, and you will perform...

Boxing: boxing program, web base training, boxing punches
web base training, boxing punches, ringside boxing: HI Jake, In regards to your question, I would like to help you find a good program but I am not sure exactly what you mean. If you want a good local gym/boxing program in your area, I can t answer that because I don t know where you live, and I have...

Boxing: A boxing question for someone, roberto duran vs davey moore, middleweight title
roberto duran vs davey moore, middleweight title, luis resto: Hi Dee, Thanks for the question. The bout to which you are referring was between Luis Resto and Billy Collins, Jr. on June 16, 1983. Collins took a brutal beating for most of the bout, resulting in severe facial injuries that ended his career. As you...

Boxing: boxing reach, tyrell biggs, mitch green
tyrell biggs, mitch green, mike tyson: Hi David, Thanks for the question. It all depends on which expert is talking :) The traditional method of measuring reach has been from fingertip to fingertip, which actually measures wingspan. That method is misleading, since a boxer with a broad back...

Boxing: boxing registration, lake erie association, medina lake
lake erie association, medina lake, usaboxing org: Hi Ryan, Thanks for the question. Yes, the USA Boxing website has become less user-friendly lately. The way to access the registration chairs and LBC s is to click on the link About us on the left side of the home page, then click on Frequently Asked...

Boxing: boxing rules, floyd mayweather jr, roy jones jr
floyd mayweather jr, roy jones jr, boxing rules: Hi Darrell, Thanks for the question. If a boxer goes down from a legal blow, it is a knockdown. The penalty for hitting a downed boxer can range from a warning, to a point deduction, to a disqualification. That s at the discretion of the referee. Some...

Boxing: boxing speed bag, speed balls, basement ceiling
speed balls, basement ceiling, 2x6: Dear Jimmy, Good Day! Its not a bad idea at all. Only I am apprihensive about the availability of the right material. You can check with www.ariesfightgear.com They may be able to provide you a Platform with Swivel Fixture and you can put the same...

Boxing: boxing stance, southpaw stance, taboo 2
southpaw stance, taboo 2, kickboxer: HI Oluseun, First, I am sorry to hear about your treatment as a child because you are left handed. I understand their are some different culture taboo s between countries, and I ve heard some societies do not condone left-handedness, but in America it is...

Boxing: boxing stances, southpaw stance, boxing stances
southpaw stance, boxing stances, boxing lessons: One good reason you do not keep switching is that you never get really good either way, and sometimes you risk getting caught with a big shot when switching. There has never been a fighter that was really world class that had any success switching back and...

Boxing: boxing techniques, hand punches, hook hand
hand punches, hook hand, boxing techniques: Hello Cal, Thats good that you still want to work on your defense, its when you think your defense is perfect that you get shown wrong. I have a feeling by what you said about moving all the time that you might be moving to much. How about just letting your...

Boxing: boxing training, question thanks, good question
question thanks, good question, agility: Hi Noah, This is a great question you made me think for awhile. While it is very important to have strength you can do nothing with your strength if you don t have technique. However that being said if you have technique you will need some strength to...

Boxing: boxing training, protein type, workout routine
protein type, workout routine, sports drinks: I would follow a workout routine that keeps you enthusiastic about training and also one that prepares you to fight. Example when hitting the heavy bag you might go a full 3 rounds that are 3 min. each building up to 200 punches per round. Then perhaps rope...

Boxing: boxing and weight training, flexibility exercises, heavy weights
flexibility exercises, heavy weights, boxing gym: If you want to become a pro bodybuilder you should give up boxing seriously. Also to maximize your muscle size you should just do weights. On the otherhand what you are doing is not too much, as many boxers workout 6 days a week. The more you practice boxing...

Boxing: boxing wieght classes, junior middleweight, junior divisions
junior middleweight, junior divisions, weight divisions: Hi Frank, Thanks for the question. There used to be only eight (8) weight divisions in boxing: 1. Flyweight 2. Bantamweight 3. Featherweight 4. Lightweight 5. Welterweight 6. Middleweight 7. Light Heavyweight 8. Heavyweight. Eventually, the junior...

Boxing: boxing workout bruce lee, bruse lee, muscular endurance
bruse lee, muscular endurance, hi jack: Hi Justin, the bruse lee workout sounds good...you are on the right track...go for cuts and muscular endurance over bulk for boxing....speed and longevity are essential as far as muscle.... I think protein is ok because it will help you stay lean and gain...

Boxing: boxing workouts, alan kahn, boxing workouts
alan kahn, boxing workouts, ross enamait: Hi Jakey, Your weight workout looks pretty well rounded, although you might want to do more reps on situps (20 or 25). A bag heavier than 25lbs would also be good but you can only use what you have. Here are some articles and books that may help you....

Boxing: boxing world records, light heavyweight champion, archie moore
light heavyweight champion, archie moore, professional boxing: Hi Nicole, Thanks for the question. The all-time knockout king in professional boxing is Archie Moore, former light-heavyweight champion. The number I had always heard was 129 career knockouts, but I just checked on www.boxrec.com, and they credit Moore...

Boxing: boxing, peter mcneely, relative rarity
peter mcneely, relative rarity, mike tyson: Hi Shawn, Thanks for the questions. The first question is very hard to answer, since purses are determined by so many variables (drawing power of the boxer, expected live gate, television money - when applicable - number of rounds, etc.) Let s just say...

Boxing: building a speed bag mount with brackets, alan kahn, thick board
alan kahn, thick board, wasting my time: HI Greg, I gotta be honest, I can t picture what you re talking about. I can t envision where your second board is going or how you are using that to raise your rebound board up. I m not sure puting several boards together in some shape is going to tolerate...

Boxing: CA boxing Judge, state senate bill, boxing judge
state senate bill, boxing judge, armando garcia: Hi Gil, Thanks for the question. Currently, the California State Athletic Commission is disbanded. There is a state senate bill to reconstitute the commission, but I m not sure where that is in the legislative process. At any rate, boxing is still...

Boxing: Ceferino Garcia/IBHOF, international boxing hall of fame, international boxing hall
international boxing hall of fame, international boxing hall, fame drive: Hi Vincent, The best way to get an overview of the voting process, and to learn the eligibility of specific individuals is to contact the IBHOF directly. Here s that information: Mailing Address International Boxing Hall of Fame 1 Hall of Fame Drive...

Boxing: Charles MacIntyre 1950-1970, charlie macintyre, career record
charlie macintyre, career record, bouts: Hi Sharon, Thanks for writing. I m not sure which type of information you might be looking for regarding Charlie, or what career stuff could be retrievable via the web, but I was able to locate his career record, opponents and dates of his bouts. ...

Boxing: Cobra Reflex Bag, hand eye coordination, alan kahn
hand eye coordination, alan kahn, back porch: Hi Lee, Sorry to hear you can make your Double End Bag work in your new home. A cobra reflex bag is a reliable alternative. I actually have one on my back porch also. Makes for a fun little workout while I m Bar-B-Queing. HA! But also very good for many...

Boxing: Combinations Pt. 2, left jab, technique sequence
left jab, technique sequence, right hook: First of all I do not use a right hook for an orthodox fighter in a number sequence. I use 1 jab 2 righthand 3 lefthook 4 right uppercut 5 left uppercut 6 right hook to body 7 left hook to body. All others are speciality punches such as overhand rights etc....

Boxing: Combinations, jab jab, left jab
jab jab, left jab, good luck jack: Hi Jonathan, I ll get you started with some combos... Obviously you are right handed if your throwing a left jab so let s start from there... remember this: left jab is a 1 -- the right cross is a 2 -- the left hook is a 3 -- the right uppercut is a 4 --...

Boxing: Compit for boxing, usaboxing org, usa boxing
usaboxing org, usa boxing, compit: Hi Denis, Thanks for the question. As per the rules of USA Boxing, foreign athletes may only compete at the local level, in non-advancing tournaments. This means that a foreign athlete would not be eligible to compete in a state or international...

Boxing: Complete Novice, gym fees, boxing instruction
gym fees, boxing instruction, novice: No you are not too tall and it can even be an advantage. If you go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com you will see prices for personal boxing instruction and this is pretty much the standard in the industry. You can also just go to a gym and learn...

Boxing: Concerns about ability, age and eyesight, soft contact lenses, uncorrected vision
soft contact lenses, uncorrected vision, beginnig: Yes, you have plenty of time to start training for competition. I sincerely hope that your gym is registered with USA Boxing and that the trainers are familiar with Olympic-style boxing techniques and rules. Any boxer with uncorrected vision between 20/20...

Boxing: Contact Lenses, amateur boxing association, soft contact lenses
amateur boxing association, soft contact lenses, usa boxing: Hi Bernard, Thanks for the question. Yes, a boxer may wear soft contact lenses as stated in the USA Boxing rulebook: Any boxer with uncorrected vision between 20/20 and 20/400 may be permitted to wear soft contact lenses. If the lens...

Boxing: The Contender Champion, contender, final four
contender, final four, espn: Hi Robert, Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, I haven t been following The Contender closely this season, so I can t offer an informed opinion as to the outcome. However, like many other folks, I ll be watching the finale later this month! Who do...

Boxing: Cost of total physical (round about), exact costs, eye test
exact costs, eye test, joe joe: Joe, First and foremost, good luck on your quest of boxing greatness! I cannot give you a definitive answer to exact costs. It is common for physicals and subsequent lab work to run between 200 - 450 dollars. In my opinion it is a solid investment to find...

Boxing: Countbacks??, technical knockout, raw score
technical knockout, raw score, amateur boxing: Hi Mike, Thanks for the question. In amateur boxing at the Olympic level, the scoring is based soley on points. A computer system is used in which three of the five judges must record a scoring punch by pressing a button within one second of each other,...

Boxing: CounterStrikes!., counter stiker, ball weights
counter stiker, ball weights, skipping rope: To improve counter punching you should work with a partner and let him use punch mitts in an offensive manner allowing you to slip and counter. Another good drill is to punch with a partner punching back after that person blocks first. This should be choreographed...

Boxing: Couple Questions, hormone balance, couple questions
hormone balance, couple questions, max weight: It is not too late to start boxing competitivily, but do not get discouraged if you do not gain weight too easily because at 16 years old you do not have the proper hormone balance yet to achieve max weight gain. Eat about 6 meals a day, and this should help...

Boxing: Cuban Amateur, gold medal winners, mario mesa
gold medal winners, mario mesa, kindelan: Hello Francis The Cuban Gold Medal Winners at the 2001 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Belfast were: LIGHT FLYWEIGHT - 48KG YAN VARELA BARTELENY (CUB) BANTAMWEIGHT - 54KG GUILLER ORTIZ RIGONDEAUX (CUB) LIGHTWEIGHT - 60KG MARIO MESA KINDELAN...

Boxing: Cutting weight, rope jumping, low carbohydrate
rope jumping, low carbohydrate, jump roping: In general weight loss will take place when you eat right. I recommend a high protein low carbohydrate type diet. Running fast, slow or just walking is the same benefit when talking just weight loss. 5 miles is 5 miles whether it is walked or runned. The...

Boxing: california boxing licence, registration chairperson, boxing license
registration chairperson, boxing license, usa boxing: Hi Dan, Thanks for the question. In order to box as an amateur, you need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing in your Local Boxing Commitee (LBC). The registration chairperson for your LBC is Richard Jones at (714) 960-5915. I don t know what your...

Boxing: california boxing license, boxing license, passport type
boxing license, passport type, amateur boxing: You can register at any local show. Go to www.amateurboxing.com, click on the Events button on the left side, scroll to the Southern California Assn. link and find a show that is convenient for you. You will need 2 passport-type pictures and your birth...

Boxing: i cant find a place to box, sewell nj, amateurboxing
sewell nj, amateurboxing, golden gloves: Hi Sultan - unfortunately, my computer has crashed twice in the past month and I am now playing catch up. I really do apologize for taking so long to answer you. I don t know of any clubs in South New Jersey. If you email me at mel@amateurboxing.com,...

Boxing: i cant find a place to box, sewell nj, golden gloves
sewell nj, golden gloves, la fitness: Hi Sultan, I am not familiar with your exact location but I recommend getting in touch with the folks below. If they are not near you, ask them of a location in your area. They shoud be able to help you. don t give up, you ll find a place.....write back...

Boxing: cement wall setup, masonry anchors, screw anchors
masonry anchors, screw anchors, ringside boxing: Hi John, I would suggest you attach two 2x4 s vertically to the concrete walls, then attach the vertical speed bag brackets to the wood. It will also help to put the screws for the speed bag brackets into the masonry wall also. There are several ways...

Boxing: certified trainer, amateur boxing, competitions
amateur boxing, competitions, coach: Hi Matt, Thanks for the question. If you re referring to amateur boxing, you ll need a registered, certified coach in your corner for all competitions. There s really no actual monitoring of training, though obviously it would be beneficial if you were...

Boxing: To get a chance in the ring, registration chairperson, amateur boxers
registration chairperson, amateur boxers, amateur boxing: Hi Rodly, Thanks for the question. To get involved in amateur boxing, you ll need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing. Wherever you live, there is what is known as a Local Boxing Committee (LBC) that regulates amateur boxing in your area. To get...

Boxing: choosing a heavy bag, alan kahn, brooklyn apartment
alan kahn, brooklyn apartment, speedbag: Hi Gail, Puting a heavy bag out in the back yard is not strange for I know many people who have done that. Protecting it from the weather is another problem, particular in the severe cold of Brooklyn. you could find many here http://store.titleboxing.com/heavy-bags.html...

Boxing: club registration., golden gloves, registration chair
golden gloves, registration chair, club registration: You should register your gym to take advantage of the 2 million dollar liability policy that comes with registration and your boxers can be announced as competing for your gym and not as unattached. You should get a schedule of all your LBC events from...

Boxing: What about coaching, amateur career, amateur boxing
amateur career, amateur boxing, lbc: Hi again Mohammad, Once you re registered with USA Boxing, you can ask for a list of registered coaches and/or gyms in your area. Usually, you ll have to pay whatever the gyms charge for membership. That amount can vary, but I ve never seen any dues anywhere...

Boxing: collage, national collegiate boxing association, collegiate boxing
national collegiate boxing association, collegiate boxing, wikipedia: Hi Kevin, Thanks for the question. I m sending you a link to the colleges that belong to the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA). You can contact each college individually to learn more about its specific program. Here s the link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Collegiate_Boxing_Association...

Boxing: what college can get me started, national collegiate boxing association, collegiate boxing
national collegiate boxing association, collegiate boxing, professional boxer: Hi Zack, Thanks for the interesting question. I know that some colleges do have boxing teams, but the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) generally operates independently of USA Boxing, which is the governing body for true amateur boxing in...

Boxing: collegiate boxing, national collegiate boxing association, ncba
national collegiate boxing association, ncba, boxing club: Hi Casey, Thanks for the question. The answer needs to come directly from the NCBA. The best I could do in terms of finding contact information is to locate the name and number of the NCBA President: Michael S. Martino, President (775)827-3166. He should...

Boxing: combinations ??, jab jab, straight punch
jab jab, straight punch, double hooks: Hi Menno, Don t worry about your English. I appreciate your desire to learn and it s great to help out our friends in Holland. I have always wanted to visit your country. Good combinations are actually pretty simple to create. A little harder to execute...

Boxing: competing, good luck jack, golden gloves
good luck jack, golden gloves, boxing license: Hi Matt, yes, you can compete without a trainer... call ahead and ask someone hosting the event to set you up with a trainer to work your corner. I had to do it myself once a few years ago at a national tournament when my coach had a pro tv fight he had already...

Boxing: crushing punches, video lessons, effective training
video lessons, effective training, footwork: If you are trying to gain a more powerful punch and quickness then transfering the weight is the key. This is done by spinning the heel of the foot which turns the knee which turns the waist and the quicker the spin the faster the punch. You may go to my...

Boxing: David Tua - Boxing, david tua boxing, inactive period
david tua boxing, inactive period, hasim rahman: Hi Matthew, Thanks for the question. You re correct that Tua s most recent ring appearance was his rematch draw against Hasim Rahman in March 2003. My understanding is that he has been embroiled in contentious managerial and /or promotional disputes,...

Boxing: David Tua?, lamon brewster, vitali klitschko
lamon brewster, vitali klitschko, peak performances: Hi Paul, Thanks for the question. I haven t completely given up on Tua, but I m close. Not only has he not learned anything new in his most recent performances, but he seems to have even regressed. Remeber the aggressive combination puncher who destroyed...

Boxing: DEAR SIR, I am gratefull..., jab jab, alan kahn
jab jab, alan kahn, left jab: Hello again Danish, Being Technical usually refers to the form and flow of your moves, making each precise and correctly, as not to waste motion or look out of control. To increase your technical ability, I would suggest you pick 3 or 4 of YOUR...

Boxing: Dear Sir, I am very..., weight boxer, head presses
weight boxer, head presses, bench presses: Hello again, Danish, So, you like pushing those light Fly s around, huh? Well that is good for your confidence, and also good to learn to defend against their faster speed. To build strength in punching, I suggest two things. First,#1 Get your Punching...

Boxing: -------------------------..., dumbell exercises, muscles of the arm
dumbell exercises, muscles of the arm, weight shift: Hi Danish, If you can t hit your opponent with your Right Fist ( jab or Cross) than perhaps he knows you are going to throw it and he gets out of the way. Maybe you are telegraphing your punch, or letting him know right before you throw it. Practice throwing...

Boxing: Dear Sir, First..., alan kahn, amateur divisions
alan kahn, amateur divisions, punching techniques: Hi Danish, If you are meaning you weigh 72 Kg, ( 158 lbs in USA ) I would say Middle weight. Here is a Weight Division scale I found for the Amateur divisions. Weight Limit (kg) Weight Division 48 Light Fly 48-51 Fly 51-54 Bantam 54-57 Feather...

Boxing: Dear Sir, you have..., mohammad ali, weight boxer
mohammad ali, weight boxer, welter weights: Hi Danish, I understand your concern for your ability to take a punch. You Welter weights can throw some heavy leather! But Your face is not really the issue. Your FACE is not so much at risk from a punch as your BRAIN is. The problem is that the force...

Boxing: Desert Boxing, dick jones, passbook
dick jones, passbook, ahold: Hi James - where in the desert and what level official are you? Just being curious. 8-) I keep a current schedule on my web site at www.amateurboxing.com. On the top left side, click on the Event button, then scroll down to Southern Calif. Assn. and...

Boxing: Diet, Exercises, and Places to Box, boxing gyms, college in poughkeepsie ny
boxing gyms, college in poughkeepsie ny, marist college: Hi Ray, I have to admit I m not much of an expert on diet. I will give you some links to some good websites on diet, But I suggest you get with someone locally that knows YOU and your body type, build etc. and help you create a personal nutrition plan....

Boxing: Diet, amateur boxer, bone structure
amateur boxer, bone structure, bodyfat: Your question depends on your weight height bone structure, and your body fat. To give you a rough idea, most boxers eat foods primarially high in protein so to repair and build muscle tissue. Plenty of meats, fish, and a good mix of vitimans. Foods are...

Boxing: Different bags and punches, workout time, shadow box
workout time, shadow box, ringside: HI Rich, I will attempt to answer your questions. ...which would be more better for my overall workout if I could only have one. A heavy bag, or a speed bag? For the best overall workout, I would suggest a heavy bag only because it will allow...

Boxing: Dilemma, lean muscle mass, weight lifting exercises
lean muscle mass, weight lifting exercises, fitness question: Hi Joseph, Thanks for writing. I m breaking one of my entrenched rules by answering a training/ fitness question, but that s only because it s an easy one. If you re happy with the results you re getting right now, just keep doing what you re doing. Boxing...

Boxing: WHY DON'T WOMEN DIG BOXING?, boxing match, boxing fan
boxing match, boxing fan, amateur boxing: Danny, I m not too sure why you want thoughts on this topic. Some women like boxing and others don t. Females are very involved in amateur boxing as officials and administrators, as well as friends and family of athletes. I think most women don t like...

Boxing: Double end bag, ceiling tiles, minimal force
ceiling tiles, minimal force, wall hanger: Hello Neil, Well, I might agree with your dad about concern for the ceiling IF this was about a heavybag, but a double end bag is virtually weightless and will put minimal force on the attachments. As for finding a ceiling attachment point it should...

Boxing: Double Knockout?, double knockout, roy murphy
double knockout, roy murphy, paul thanks: Hi Paul, Thanks for the question. I know it s happened before, but the only incident that comes to my mind right away is a cruiserweight title fight back in 1985. Lee Roy Murphy was defending against Chisanda Mutti, and both landed right crosses at the...

Boxing: how could my dad get his boxing trainer licenses, amateurboxing, boxing trainer
amateurboxing, boxing trainer, 3 years: First of all, are you an amateuar boxer and are you registered with USA Boxing? Your dad can work your corner as long as he is registered with and certified by USA Boxing. A certification clinic takes about 6 hours and you have to recertify every 24 months....

Boxing: deaf boxer, muhammad ali, sport game
muhammad ali, sport game, club gym: Hi Zak, Thanks for writing. For your core question, which I see as what should [you] do now?, I think you answered it yourself. You should clearly seek out a club/ gym and trainer who are willing to work with you. You have very admirable goals,...

Boxing: diet, complex carbs, amateur boxer
complex carbs, amateur boxer, milk drink: Hi Armondo, It really depends on your whether or not you are struggling to make weight and what your particular goals are. If you are trying to stay lean and cut weight you should eat foods that are high protein such as grilled or baked chicken and fish....

Boxing: diet and training, mail list, e training
mail list, e training, diet plan: The answer to your question would be much too long. Putting it simple you should go on a diet that is high in protein for muscle repair. Develope and start slowing with roadwork, possibly even walking at first and gradually increase to as much as 6 miles....

Boxing: diet, eatright org, alan kahn
eatright org, alan kahn, amatuer boxing: HI Armando Diet always seems to be a personal issue. I admit that I m no expert on diet and was not a competitive boxer, so I don t really know the diet aspect from having lived it. ButI can tell you that it is always best to eat a well balanced diet....

Boxing: diffrence in bags, vynel, soley
vynel, soley, canvas: Hi Gloria, thanks for the question.... The difference in the bags is the amount they will move around when your hitting them....you don t want one that doesn t move when you hit it...on the other hand you dont want one that swings all over the place either......

Boxing: donations, adirondack region, boxing clubs
adirondack region, boxing clubs, boxing club: Steve, You need to contact the registration chair of Adirondack and ask if that is a registered club, or ask the owner of the club if they re registered. The registration chair of Adirondack is Darrell Beattie at (518) 272-2839. Hope this helps! Regards,...

Boxing: I dont know, tyson holyfield fight, heavyweight champ
tyson holyfield fight, heavyweight champ, heavyweight division: Hi Sultan, yes, boxing has faded. The heavyweight division normally is the driving force in boxing and right now the people simply do not have a champion. Boxing has to be marketable to be successful and you need a good guy and a bad guy. It s like a show,...

Boxing: double bag, rhythem, bungy cords
rhythem, bungy cords, best of luck: Hi Fred, don t worry, you are not slow, ha... the bungy cords are too tight. You need longer cords to relieve the tension. Make sure you attach the cords so that bag is head high. Usually this means the bottom cord is longer than the top cord. Once you establish...

Boxing: duran / moore ; respo/collins, luis resto, john thanks
luis resto, john thanks, respo: Hi John, Thanks for the question. I m not aware of a specific special program on that particular card, but the hints of corruption about which you write are linked to the fight on that card between the late Billy Collins, Jr., and Luis Resto. Resto...

Boxing: Elbow pain, elbow pain, shadow boxing
elbow pain, shadow boxing, left hook: Yiannis, I don t know the severity of your elbow pain but from what your telling me it sounds like a punching problem. Its actually very common for fighters to get elbow pain, some of the more common are overextending with punches are locking your arm...

Boxing: Energy, energy drinks, minute rounds
energy drinks, minute rounds, happy new year: Hi Sultan, Yes, boxers drink energy drinks... it probably does an amateur some good since they only go three rounds or 4 two minute rounds... but it s not a good idea for a pro to drink anything other than small sips of water an hour before the bout and...

Boxing: Equipment, sparring gloves, tournament organizers
sparring gloves, tournament organizers, neutral party: You are welcome. Yes, when you fight in a tournament you have to use the gloves provided by the organization running the show. You will use a certain size and color designated to your weight and which corner you are fighting in. There will be a glove table...

Boxing: Everlast, alan kahn, lag bolts
alan kahn, lag bolts, wood screws: Here are several ways to hang a wall unit http://www.speedbagcentral.com/ssp/speed_bag_setups#A and here is a demo of my heavyduty wall unit (youtube video) look at the wood on the wall. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXG5ckFW1BI Here are some examples...

Boxing: Extremely interested in boxing, but not sure..., martial art forum, tim roche
martial art forum, tim roche, ama assn: Hello Tim. There is a lot of information about Boxing and contact sports and their relation to brain damage. But first of all I must tell you, I am NOT an actually skilled boxer. I boxed SOME, but never competitively. I did study Martial Arts and have...

Boxing: equipment, title boxing, professional bags
title boxing, professional bags, bible training: Hi Paul. Everlast makes very good equipment, but your question is difficult because there are many equipment companies, and different models of equipment within each company. For instance, the best(rebound)board : Rebound boards come in several styles...

Boxing: equiptment, alan kahn, ringside boxing
alan kahn, ringside boxing, punch mitts: Hello Evan, The smallest pair of Focus mitts that I know about are listed below: Ringside boxing http://www.ringside.com/DETAIL.ASPX?ID=25052 or here Titleboxing http://store.titleboxing.com/punch-mitts.html other than those locations, I...

Boxing: What is it exactly that causes..., boxing knockouts, mild concussion
boxing knockouts, mild concussion, closed head injury: Hi John Actually, your question is a very good one. Quite difficult to pin down, and I spent a long time researching this. Here are some interesting results. ( and you can click * related links on the right hand side of any pubmed article to find more...

Boxing: Female boxers going pro, leyla ali, female boxers
leyla ali, female boxers, female boxer: Hi Court, It is true that many female boxers jump to pro quick. That is because there are not a lot of venues that have female bouts in amateurs. Only the very big shows have female bouts like the nationals and the world championships. Your first couple of...

Boxing: Fight location, amateurboxing, amateur boxer
amateurboxing, amateur boxer, lisence: Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I ll give you a contact who can tell you about upcoming shows and tournaments in Philly. However, you re in a different LBC than Philadelphia so you would not be able to participate in any of Philly s advancing...

Boxing: Fighting Help?, wrestling techniques, cross body
wrestling techniques, cross body, side arm: Hello Justin, My advice is to stay out of fights. Learn to be Sophicles, not Hercules. Expecting to be picked on may be setting your self up for it, since you may consider every confrontation as a presumed challenge to fight and prove yourself . That...

Boxing: Fitness and the Speed bag, speedbag, hand speed
speedbag, hand speed, split second timing: Hi Erma, I will try to answer your speed bag questions: - - - - - - - - - - - - - You asked: Would it be beneficial for a martial arts student to use one? Can you Kick the speedbag? Answer: YES, Speed Bag is terrific for Martial Artists....

Boxing: Flicker Jab, left jab, flicker
left jab, flicker, opponent: Hi Victor, Thats a short question that can go a long way. I think the flickering jab is very useful, especially when thrown in front of a right hand. The flickering jab must be thrown quick and continuous sometimes doubling up. Its good to mix it up with...

Boxing: Football and boxing, amateur boxer, boxing career
amateur boxer, boxing career, football season: You should be able to do both, but you will sacrifice some. If you want to work toward becoming an elite amateur boxer, you will have to devote a lot of time to training and competing and the football season would take away from that time. It really boils...

Boxing: Footwork, boxing stance, basic footwork
boxing stance, basic footwork, question thanks: Hi James, I m not to familiar with books and videos on footwork. But I m sure there are lots of websites. Your stance is the basic of all footwork. A well balanced stance that is prepared and can go any direction while still maintaining stability is good...

Boxing: Frank Williams, alan kahn, major search engines
alan kahn, major search engines, boxrec: Hi Alma Like you, I cannot find any references on the major search engines. Here is one listing I found for Frank Williams http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_select.php?first_name=Frank&last_name=Williams&status= I did the same using frank williams and...

Boxing: Frank Williams, exact person, exact url
exact person, exact url, search engines: Hi Alma, Thanks for the question. I recommend that you visit www.boxrec.com and search for the name Frank Williams. It will list the names of all boxers named Frank Williams, and you can try to locate the exact person you want to research. Below I have...

Boxing: 1916 boxing match, library of congress, flickr
Boxing: 1916 boxing match, library of congress, flickr, photos

Boxing: amateur boxing licence, muhammad ali
Boxing: amateur boxing licence, muhammad ali

Boxing: Boxing with contact lenses?, broken nose, juries
Boxing: Boxing with contact lenses?, broken nose, juries, lasiks

Boxing: Boxing garb, rope burn, headgears
Boxing: Boxing garb, rope burn, headgears, amateur boxers

Boxing: Boxing punch, manual of structural kinesiology, anatomy physiology
Boxing: Boxing punch, manual of structural kinesiology, anatomy physiology, anatomy books

Boxing: Boxing Southpaw, southpaw, combinations
Boxing: Boxing Southpaw, southpaw, combinations, lead foot

Boxing: boxing, mass times acceleration, mass times velocity
Boxing: boxing, mass times acceleration, mass times velocity, target

Boxing: how to make boxing gloves, crepe bandage, side ways
Boxing: how to make boxing gloves, crepe bandage, side ways, knot

Boxing: boxing gym, certified trainer
Boxing: boxing gym, certified trainer

Boxing: boxing reach, arm pit, finger tip
Boxing: boxing reach, arm pit, finger tip, fist

Boxing: boxing stances, rumble in the jungle ali, floyd mayweather
Boxing: boxing stances, rumble in the jungle ali, floyd mayweather, muhammad ali

Boxing: boxing and weight training, quality fitness equipment, weights bench
Boxing: boxing and weight training, quality fitness equipment, weights bench, external weights

Boxing: Cobra Reflex Bag, hand eye coordination, reflexes
Boxing: Cobra Reflex Bag, hand eye coordination, reflexes

Boxing: Countbacks??, score
Boxing: Countbacks??, score

Boxing: Cutting weight, vo2max, intensities
Boxing: Cutting weight, vo2max, intensities, fats

Boxing: what college can get me started, college boxing, novice group
Boxing: what college can get me started, college boxing, novice group, usa boxing

Boxing: combinations ??, left jab, left hook
Boxing: combinations ??, left jab, left hook, gathering dust

Boxing: Double Knockout?, crazy thing, rookies
Boxing: Double Knockout?, crazy thing, rookies, ko

Boxing: deaf boxer, deaf pride, vargas
Boxing: deaf boxer, deaf pride, vargas, deaflympics

Boxing: diet and training, carbohydrate intake, high carbohydrate
Boxing: diet and training, carbohydrate intake, high carbohydrate, high protein

Boxing: duran / moore ; respo/collins, gloves
Boxing: duran / moore ; respo/collins, gloves

Boxing: equiptment, freddie roach, mayweather
Boxing: equiptment, freddie roach, mayweather, pairs

Boxing: no subject, marvin hagler, glass jaw
Boxing: no subject, marvin hagler, glass jaw, mouth guard

Boxing: Glass Jaw v.s. Iron Jaw, rocky marciano, chewing gum
Boxing: Glass Jaw v.s. Iron Jaw, rocky marciano, chewing gum, boxing lessons

Boxing: Hanging a Heavy Bag on Basement I-Beam?, beam clamp, i beam
Boxing: Hanging a Heavy Bag on Basement I-Beam?, beam clamp, i beam, glue joints

Boxing: Headache bag, headache
Boxing: Headache bag, headache

Boxing: Heavy bag weight decision
Boxing: Heavy bag weight decision

Boxing: heavy bag filling, trash bag, bottom sides
Boxing: heavy bag filling, trash bag, bottom sides, blader

Boxing: How high should my punch bag hang?
Boxing: How high should my punch bag hang?

Boxing: a homemade stand up bag, bolt, concrete
Boxing: a homemade stand up bag, bolt, concrete, good luck

Boxing: instruction, coach rick, youtube
Boxing: instruction, coach rick, youtube

Boxing: KOBY, joe louis, knock out
Boxing: KOBY, joe louis, knock out, amir kahn

Boxing: kids boxing(8yrs old), hi john, boxer
Boxing: kids boxing(8yrs old), hi john, boxer, heart

Boxing: Lasik, combat sports, lasik procedure
Boxing: Lasik, combat sports, lasik procedure, medical training

Boxing: What muscles do you use when throwing a punch?, forearms, pecs
Boxing: What muscles do you use when throwing a punch?, forearms, pecs, biceps

Boxing: New boxer, training/diet question, light weights, couple of days
Boxing: New boxer, training/diet question, light weights, couple of days

Boxing: I need advice..., tie the rope, rope tie
Boxing: I need advice..., tie the rope, rope tie, six feet

Boxing: Pro boxing career, professional boxer, golden gloves
Boxing: Pro boxing career, professional boxer, golden gloves, nfl player

Boxing: punch bag, sharp sand, likeing
Boxing: punch bag, sharp sand, likeing, carier bags

Boxing: punching bag stand, hardware guy, steel rod
Boxing: punching bag stand, hardware guy, steel rod

Boxing: punching bag sleeves, shaw
Boxing: punching bag sleeves, shaw

Boxing: Rocky, mohammed ali, hardest hitters
Boxing: Rocky, mohammed ali, hardest hitters, pound weight

Boxing: Run before breakfast?, energy store, banana
Boxing: Run before breakfast?, energy store, banana, 30 minutes

Boxing: reach, sonny liston, arm measurement
Boxing: reach, sonny liston, arm measurement, finger length

Boxing: reach, armpit, ali ali
Boxing: reach, armpit, ali ali, finger tip

Boxing: If I get really good at boxing in 6 months can I just turn pro
Boxing: If I get really good at boxing in 6 months can I just turn pro

Boxing: rules and scoring, sweet science, overviews
Boxing: rules and scoring, sweet science, overviews, victory

Boxing: Setting up a speed bag(part 2)
Boxing: Setting up a speed bag(part 2)

Boxing: Shadow Boxing, shadow boxing, shadow box
Boxing: Shadow Boxing, shadow boxing, shadow box, stamina

Boxing: Speed Bag Setup and the Double End Bag, hardware store, glue
Boxing: Speed Bag Setup and the Double End Bag, hardware store, glue

Boxing: Starting boxing while overweight, floyd mayweather, height differences
Boxing: Starting boxing while overweight, floyd mayweather, height differences, lbs height

Boxing: Stratagy..., power punch, dropping bombs
Boxing: Stratagy..., power punch, dropping bombs

Boxing: Strongest Punch & Best KO, rocky marcino, sonny liston
Boxing: Strongest Punch & Best KO, rocky marcino, sonny liston, kevin rooney

Boxing: Strongest Punch, fighter launch, goose down pillow
Boxing: Strongest Punch, fighter launch, goose down pillow, punch machine

Boxing: southpaw boxing, head hunt, lead foot
Boxing: southpaw boxing, head hunt, lead foot, southpaw

Boxing: speed bag training, correct posture, boxing stance
Boxing: speed bag training, correct posture, boxing stance, circular motion

Boxing: strange strategies, ropes, hook
Boxing: strange strategies, ropes, hook

Boxing: sweet spot, jawline, jawbone
Boxing: sweet spot, jawline, jawbone, sweet spot

Boxing: Tournaments, kyokushin
Boxing: Tournaments, kyokushin

Boxing: how do i throw a jab faster, jabs, jab
Boxing: how do i throw a jab faster, jabs, jab, left hand

Boxing: training, pushups and situps, excersices
Boxing: training, pushups and situps, excersices, muscle mass

Boxing: How do I turn pro?, boxing skills, amateur boxing
Boxing: How do I turn pro?, boxing skills, amateur boxing, pro boxing

Boxing: Weigtlifting?, body muscles, shoulder strength
Boxing: Weigtlifting?, body muscles, shoulder strength, neck muscle

Boxing: weight training, quality fitness equipment, weights bench
Boxing: weight training, quality fitness equipment, weights bench, external weights

Boxing: weight training, body building routine, supersets
Boxing: weight training, body building routine, supersets, light weights

Boxing: how fast, alan kahn, shadow boxing
alan kahn, shadow boxing, legitimate research: Hi Gil, In all honesty I don t know. I have never calculated that myself, and I can t find any legitimate research references to it. That is a very good question! The answer might depend on the target also, for it would easier to throw more punches during...

Boxing: faster speed bag equipment?, small circles, air pumps
small circles, air pumps, hi matthew: Hi Matthew, Concerning speed on the speed bag, several things come into play. Size of the bag is one issue, and the swivel can make a difference, and your equipment seems fine. But the size of your swinging motion, and your ability to increase your punching...

Boxing: i got a fight in a month, perfect shape, heart mind
perfect shape, heart mind, last fight: Ok, before I can answer that, I need to know a few things so you have to get back to me directly again. When was your last fight? Have you been training regularly since then and how much? Are you at your match weight right now or do you have to gain...

Boxing: fight night diet, night before the fight, green vegetables
night before the fight, green vegetables, pedialyte: Well this is somewhat of a broad question because I do not know if you made the required weight limit. Assuming you have then the day of the fight believe or not a little secret that I use is to consume the baby drink of pedialyte for your liquid. Also stay...

Boxing: filling punching bag, ball bat, punching bag
ball bat, punching bag, water air: Dear Marlene, Good Day! When you are with any expert, stop wondering because you have the solution right there. Ideally a Punching Bag should and in most of the cases is filled with Rags. However, ther are many others who use water, air, sand etc....

Boxing: finding bouts, amateur boxing association, usa amateur boxing
amateur boxing association, usa amateur boxing, golden gloves: Hi Phil, since you live in Alberta I would suggest going here: Alberta Amateur Boxing Association, Edmonton, 780-453-8563 They should be able to point you in the right direction. You could fight in international competitions anywhere in the world or...

Boxing: finding somewhere to box, golden gloves, gyms
golden gloves, gyms, head start: Hi Strunchy, This is a common problem. There are not that many gyms. It is best that you find a gym to train at and preferably a golden gloves. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises. See if there is one near you. If not, you can fight unattached...

Boxing: The first punched, boxing workouts, couple websites
boxing workouts, couple websites, reverse situation: Hi Kasey, I d recommend that you , your son and the coach have a serious conversation bout your son s interest in boxing competitively. If he remains so reticent about sparring after several months in the gym, maybe competition isn t for him? It seems...

Boxing: fixing my punching bag., alan kahn, cracker jacks
alan kahn, cracker jacks, heavybags: Hi George, I understand your frustration. I have come to believe that opening up a heavybag is like looking in a box of cracker jacks. You never know what you are going to find. As you stated, I have heard of sand bags, aerasol cans, garbage bags, and...

Boxing: force of a punch, cerebral hemispheres, wooden mallet
cerebral hemispheres, wooden mallet, straight punch: Hello Elie that is an interesting question. I was reading a Medical journal ( I work in a hospital setting) several months ago, and found these measurements, which I posted to a similiar question about left hooks and punching power on the RossBoxing.com...

Boxing: four way elbow strikes, elbow strike, double punch
elbow strike, double punch, little luck: Hello Stuart ( VERY LONG.... PRINT THIS OFF ) AHA!... How wonderful to meet that rare intrepid speed bag fan with the insight and wisdom to master the known skills, then contemplate and expand on that body of knowledge! Only one other time has someone...

Boxing: Gaining Speed=Power, lean body mass, good luck jack
lean body mass, good luck jack, shoulder rotation: Hi Scott, It s two things: the mechanics of your punches and lean body mass. They work together to form speed, power usually follows. Work on your form for every punch. Lightning speed is preceded by excellent form. Start with the jab, perfect it and...

Boxing: Gear, alan kahn, boxing gloves
alan kahn, boxing gloves, punching bag: HI Jonathon, I don t really know what you mean by windy boxing gloves and if it is a BRAND NAME, I am unfamiliar with it. It is always possible to rip your training gloves on a heavybag, particular if you slide the glove on the bag leather by mis-hitting...

Boxing: General, golden gloves, handwraps
golden gloves, handwraps, ringside: Hi Sam, You will not be slaughtered in the ring... they will bring you along slowly and only when they feel you are ready to spar will they put you in the ring. The safety of the fighter should be the number one concern in any gym. I do recommend you find...

Boxing: Glass Jaw v.s. Iron Jaw, skull cavity, knockout power
skull cavity, knockout power, middle weights: Hello Jordan, You ask several very interesting questions: Question 1. My question is sir, what are some ways that I can condition my jaw to take hits? Answer: Other than being hit occassionally, I don t really know. I am not aware of any LEGITIMATE...

Boxing: Gloves, personal trainers advice, lace ups
personal trainers advice, lace ups, few suggestions: Hi Courtney, First, no need to apologize for your question being long. You are just thinking out loud which tells me more about you and how you look at things. It s helpful, so thanks for that insight, Now for your gloves, I would make a few suggestions....

Boxing: Gloves and Form, right cross, elbow
right cross, elbow, gloves: Actually 16 oz. gloves are preferred for sparring for you and your opponent. Just make sure that they are a good quality glove. You are right do not lift your elbow to thrown straight rights. You can help this by spinning your rear heal of your foot which...

Boxing: Gloves, wall bracket, bad idea
wall bracket, bad idea, closeouts: Hi Craig, Good Day! Its just not a bad idea. Anyway, let me suggest, homemade thing won t work. You can contact www.ariesfightgear.com They do carry very cheap but good quality Bag Gloves. Ask them for some Gloves from Closeouts. You will get a...

Boxing: Golden Glove and 2008 Olympics, national golden gloves, novice tournaments
national golden gloves, novice tournaments, 2008 olympics: Hi Matt - If you have a good coach, you shouldn t even be ready for your first competition until you ve had at least 8 months of training. In order to compete at the National Golden Gloves, you ll need to have at least 5 scored bouts in your passbook before...

Boxing: Golden Gloves, national golden gloves, amateur tournaments
national golden gloves, amateur tournaments, national championships: My field of expertise applys mostly to the pro ranks, however I would imagine that you might find what you are looking for from USA Boxing. You might want to checkout their website. You might also try contact the gyms that had fighters in those tournaments....

Boxing: Golden Gloves 2008, usaboxing org, bowie county texas
usaboxing org, bowie county texas, goldengloves: Hi Kevin, Thanks for the question. Your best bet is to go through your local boxing committee (LBC) to get registration information. If you need assistance with that piece, let me know. Or, you can go to the USA Boxing website (www.usaboxing.org) and check...

Boxing: Golden Gloves USA, boxing handwraps, golden gloves
boxing handwraps, golden gloves, usa boxing: Golden Gloves is a group member of USA Boxing and is subject to all USAB s rules and regulations with a couple of minor exceptions. Their main effort is a yearly Golden Gloves National Championships. There is a fee at the local level, determined by the Golden...

Boxing: Golden Gloves, national golden gloves, usaboxing
national golden gloves, usaboxing, usa boxing: Hi Benito, Thanks for the question. I m not sure who televised the tournaments you mentioned, but that would be the place to obtain a tape. In years past, ESPN has televised at least a portion of the finals. Or you could try contacting USA Boxing directly...

Boxing: Golden gloves, golden gloves tournament, registration chairperson
golden gloves tournament, registration chairperson, usa boxing: Hi Sultan, Thanks for the questions. The answer to the most important question (registration) will lead to the answer to the other questions. First, you need to register with your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) through USA Boxing. To do that, go to www.usaboxing.org,...

Boxing: Golden gloves, golden gloves, guardian sign
golden gloves, guardian sign, amateur experience: Hi Sultan, you will need two straight on head shots of your self, a copy of your birth certificate, driver s license if your over 16 and $50 bucks. I would call the gym and make sure about the money because the southern LBC used to be $39 bucks a year but...

Boxing: Good age to start boxing training, good luck jack, good sportsmanship
good luck jack, good sportsmanship, golden gloves: Hi Claudia, You can start boxing at age 8... and they are always the most fun to watch....the crowd loves them because the gloves are so big they cant really hurt each other but they give it all they ve got and usually dont stop punching for most of the match.......

Boxing: gay boxer?, alan kahn, gay boxer
alan kahn, gay boxer, gay boxers: Hi Alex, If you are saying you love the sport of boxing and want to be a competitive boxer, then Yes, by all means start boxing. Your Sexual orientation is really not an issue. I m sure there have been Gay Boxers, and there has been a novel written about...

Boxing: glass jaw vs iron jaw, neck muscles, glass jaw
neck muscles, glass jaw, iron jaw: The glass jaw is a term used when a fighter is perceived to not be able to take a punch and is knockout easier. Allot of this is heredity, just not having as much cushion around the brain. You can help this condition somewhat by developing the neck muscles...

Boxing: glove weight, amateur career, sanction
amateur career, sanction, ounce: Hi Matt, Thanks for the question. Gloves are provided by the sanction holders for amateur boxing competitions. In competition, however, boxers weighing over 152 pounds use 12 ounce gloves. I hope this helps, Matt. Thanks again for writing! Regards,...

Boxing: what gloves should I buy?, footwork, gloves
footwork, gloves, padding: Hi Reggie, Thanks for the question. If you re truly just starting out, then you shouldn t be looking for contact sparring anytime soon. You would be much better served learning some basics (defense, footwork, punching technique, etc.) before getting in...

Boxing: gloves going flat, alan kahn, gear boxing
alan kahn, gear boxing, knuckle area: Hi Calvin, I m Sorry to hear about your glove problem. There is a certain amount of air and cushion in padded gloves that may give or compact during use, making the gloves thinner. I have never heard of this being such a problem as you report, but Ringside...

Boxing: golden gloves, golden gloves, excercise
golden gloves, excercise, grandpa: Hi Richard, The age limit is from 8 to 34 years old. I don t even think you could talk a gym into letting him spar because they would be afraid of the liability. Once you fall in love with boxing, it s hard to get out of your system. Not a day goes by...

Boxing: golden gloves, northern california association, golden gloves
northern california association, golden gloves, association contact: Hi Jeff, Thanks for the question. You need to get in touch with your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) for info on any upcoming events, including Golden Gloves. Here s the contact information: Northern California Association Contact: Athlete Contact -Jules...

Boxing: how good was ike?, ray mercer, knockout blow
ray mercer, knockout blow, hand speed: Hi Paul, Thanks for the question. I thought Ike Ibeabuchi was close to being the best heavyweight in the world before he was sentenced to jail time. Consider that both David Tua and Chris Byrd were undefeated when Ike beat them. Furthermore, he was able...

Boxing: good? too much or too little, rope 2, shadow boxing
rope 2, shadow boxing, uppercut: Well you are doing enough boxing type exercises but I do not see any real strength building or just basic exercises such as situps, pushups etc. Without those in your regimen it is hard to keep up with the modern day fighter which has both the skill and strength...

Boxing: gym, trainer,and style, golden gloves, gym trainer
golden gloves, gym trainer, southpaw: Hi Earvin, You sound like a good size for a heavyweight. You can generate good power at 230 and still have speed. Anyway, I would suggest golden gloves if you have one in vegas. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises. See if there is one...

Boxing: gym and trainer, golden gloves gym, amateur boxer
golden gloves gym, amateur boxer, mail: hey Levi, this is the main problem with our sport, it is so unique that there are not a lot of gyms and some places simply do not have gyms near by. Your option is to fight unattached and train on your own or at a health club that has a heavybag... you...

Boxing: Hand Wraps?, glove hand, injection moulded
glove hand, injection moulded, local gym: Hi Candace, Well if you are new at the Gym, it is natural and will be OK with practice. However, I have my doubts about the quality of the Gloves you use. If possible try Injection Moulded stuff. I would recommend an Aries Cardio Karate Glove. Hand...

Boxing: Hands, handwraps, ringside
handwraps, ringside, picture books: It sounds like your hands are not wrapped properly and this is the cause of your problem with the speed bag. I cannot describe handwrapping in writing, but yes you can get videos and picture books on the subject. Also you can purchase speed bag gloves, this...

Boxing: Handwrapping for competition, http www youtube, alan kahn
http www youtube, alan kahn, videoplay: Hi Luis There are many web links to this: Ringside http://www.ringside.com/WrapYourHands.aspx 5-methods of wrapping http://www.boxinggyms.com/tips/handwraps.htm http://tkdtutor.com/11Training/HandWrap/Wrap.htm Handwrapping Video online (Google...

Boxing: Hanging a 100lbs Heavy Bag, alan kahn, eye hook
alan kahn, eye hook, stress points: HI Bob. Geez. If your 100lb bag has ripped out several attempts at using the 2x4 rafters, I wouldn t have much confidence in using them again in any configuration. I personally don t think adding steel between your 2x4 rafters is going to make them any...

Boxing: Hanging a Heavy Bag on Basement I-Beam?, beam system, title boxing
beam system, title boxing, support beam: HI Nate, Your home I-beam system certainly looks pretty solid from the pictures. I particularly like the extra metal support beam. as far as question (1), I can t really say if that home I-beam is strong enough to work because I don t have any actual experience...

Boxing: Hanging a Heavy Bag, hanging from the rafters, part of a doorway
hanging from the rafters, part of a doorway, exercise rooms: E, I can t guarantee you anything because I don t know how the frame was built around the door....usually there are two 2x4 s double on top of each other over the door frame which should hold a 75lb bag ... although you have to remember that when you hit...

Boxing: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!, amateur boxer, proper officials
amateur boxer, proper officials, dangerous sport: Any fighting outside of what is sanctioned by USA Boxing or your state athletic commission is not recommended by me. Boxing is a dangerous sport even when it is supervised and governed by proper officials and even more so by pickup fights. As far as stunting...

Boxing: Headache bag, alan kahn, bungee cords
alan kahn, bungee cords, hi matthew: Hi Matthew, a headache bag is usually a double end bag with a squared shape instead of a round shape. I don t know why it is called a headache bag. It probably sounds more forboding and sells a lot more that way. Double end bags come in several shapes...

Boxing: Heavy Bag, lace ups, alan kahn
lace ups, alan kahn, traditional lace: HI Max congratulations on your new heavybag. Bag training Gloves come in several styles and there a many to choose from. But basically, they come in two standard styles: the older style traditional lace ups and the newer velco quick strap type. If you...

Boxing: Heavy Bag & Gloves..., injection moulded, pretty penny
injection moulded, pretty penny, unique designs: Dear Jim, Choosing the right equipment is always a tricky affair. As for your above mentioned equipment, I would recommend Aries Heavy Bag & Gloves. You can visit www.ariesfightgear.com Insist on Leather Heavy Bag in Black/Blue Color. they carry all...

Boxing: Heavy Bag - Low Ceiling !, alan kahn, 2x4 stud
alan kahn, 2x4 stud, eye bolt: HI GAZ You could hang any heavybag in your garage, but it depends on how you will hang it. IF you will hang it from cross beams hanging under the ceiling, or sinking a large eye-bolt through the ceiling into a ceiling rafter, or hanging it from a wall or...

Boxing: Heavy Bag sizes, boxing gyms, internet purchase
boxing gyms, internet purchase, ringside: Hi Mary, I would suggest a 100 lbs heavy bag. Make sure it is leather and make sure it s pre-filled if you order over the internet. If you get one in a store, the only brand I trust is TKO. I would recommend ringside.com for an internet purchase. They...

Boxing: Heavy Bag Wall Mount, alan kahn, cinder block
alan kahn, cinder block, spare bedroom: Hi Justin, My first thought in your statement is cinder block stud , and I can t really imagine what you mean exactly. Studs are usually wood that run vertically, and if they are only 10 inches apart, then you could run a parallel 2x4 across three studs,...

Boxing: Heavy Bag Workout, alan kahn, heavy bag workout
alan kahn, heavy bag workout, grappling techniques: Hi Nic, Here are a few links for you concerning heavybag training. Many of these articles will provide you with great training ideas. If these are not clickable, then open a few new web browsers, copy these url s and paste them in the address bar. ...

Boxing: Heavy bag dilemma, left hook, medical aspect
left hook, medical aspect, jabs: Hi David, Thanks for the question. I m very reticent to answer any question that has a medical aspect to it, so I ll start by saying that if you have any concerns about your fists or joints, you should check things out with your physician before you hit...

Boxing: Heavy bag Height and Weight?, alan kahn, ringside boxing
alan kahn, ringside boxing, lumber yard: Hello Forest, I don t think the problem you describe would be fixed by a bigger or longer bag. Bag length and weight are really variable nowadays. If your upward kicks/strikes are making your bag and chain buck to the point of straining your swivel,...

Boxing: Heavy bag question, alan kahn, heavy bag workout
alan kahn, heavy bag workout, mack truck: Hi Alex, they size, weight and type of heavy bag you use really depends on several things, such as where you would hang it, how much you weigh, how many people will be using it and how YOU intend to use it. If you re going to use it by yourself for punching...

Boxing: Heavy bag size, good luck jack, weigth lifting
good luck jack, weigth lifting, canvas bags: Hi Erik, Sorry you did not get my first response. They just sent a notice to me that there were some problems so hopefully this one will go through. For your size and considering you are still growing, I would recommend the 70 lb. bag. I also highly recommend...

Boxing: Heavy bag stands, alan kahn, heavy bag stands
alan kahn, heavy bag stands, amazon: Hi Kash Mahdi, My thoughts on Heavy bag stands are mixed. They are better than NO heavybag, and they allow you to get a good workout, but they are difficult to keep stable. The tend to rock and creep along the floor. Without links to see the specific stands...

Boxing: When should I Do Heavy bag training?, upper body strength, accurate answer
upper body strength, accurate answer, question thanks: The main thing when building muscle and strength is to work that muscle group one day then rest it a day so the muscles have time to recuperate and heal. There are too many factors here to give a complete answer. Examples: Your goals, your current conditioning,...

Boxing: Heavy bag for training, soft cores, wall studs
soft cores, wall studs, neopreme: Hi Steve, I have hung several heavy bags in homes. I can t exactly tell you how to hang yours specifically, because it really depends on how your basement is made. It is a high ceiling, or low ceiling, Are the ceiling beams exposed, are they 2x4, or 2x6,...

Boxing: Heavy bag wall mount, wooden runners, wooden studs
wooden runners, wooden studs, lag bolts: I was alluding to the fact that your metal bag hanger has metal horizontal runners that will rest on top of the 1x4 wood runners. The metal hanger has 4 holes that you will put bolts through and hopefully two of those will be into wall studs. But you may...

Boxing: Heavy bag weight decision, alan kahn, left hook
alan kahn, left hook, speedbag: HI David Good to hear from you. AT 6ft 2in and 175lbs I would recommend going to the heavier bag. If your hands are wrapped and gloved well, and you have no injuries related to punching, I would think the heavier bag would be better. It is difficult to...

Boxing: Heavy bag, dear brian, quality vinyl
dear brian, quality vinyl, heavy hitter: Dear Brian, Good Day! Good that you are taking punching and kicking activity seriously. If you wish to save on price and also want good quality and sturdiness, I would recommend Vinyl over Canvas any day. I feel you can go in for Muay Thai Bag 125...

Boxing: Height or reach, far thanks, opponent
far thanks, opponent, advantages disadvantages: No they do not have to fight inside, and the advantage is the taller fighter usually has to punch downward which even shortens his reach more. So that is a big advantage. Hold your arm out straight then hold it going downward and you will see what I mean,...

Boxing: Height/Weight advantages, prince naseem hamed, joe frazier
prince naseem hamed, joe frazier, athelete: 6 1 about 220Lb. It affects you more in the amateurs because of their scoring system of a jab counts the same as a knockdown. Should never affect you in the pros. There have been some great fighters that are short for their weight class: Joe Frazier,...

Boxing: Height, boxing, boxer
boxing, boxer, year olds: Well - you definitely don t want to be 5 6 and weigh over 200 pounds! 8-) It s probably good if you don t weigh more than 152 Lbs., and less, if possible, without starving. We have 8 year olds who box who are no where close to your height so your 5 6 ...

Boxing: Hi there i asked you how good..., work ethic, samuel peter
work ethic, samuel peter, michael moorer: Hi Paul, I m not completely sold on Sam Peter yet. I like his work ethic, his power, and the stamina he s shown thus far, ablbeit against weak opposition. He appears to be one dimensional in his attack, however. For the most part, Peter is a methodical,...

Boxing: Hide vs. Bentt, marty mulcahey, left hook
marty mulcahey, left hook, pop ups: Hello again Geoff Thank you for your kind comments. If you want to watch Hide-Bentt, then a reputable dealer selling a tape of it can be found at: http://members.tripod.com/vhs-boxing/ You get a lot of pop-ups with the site, but trader Marty...

Boxing: Home Speedbag platform purchase, g777, horizontal bracket
g777, horizontal bracket, would like your opinion: Hi Dan The I-Box series you reference http://www.balazsboxing.com/cgi-bin/catalog2.cgi?action=page&page=MS0433 looks to be a very nice unit. I have not personally hit one of these V bracket designs, but I imagine it is sturdy. If you have hit one similiar...

Boxing: hand and wrist injuries, alan kahn, squeeze balls
alan kahn, squeeze balls, wrist exercises: Hi James, I am sorry that your wrists are bothering you, and this is a very common site for contact punching injuries. One cardinal rule here is: don t do anything that makes it worse! If they hurt like hell than don t do it under the mistaken belief...

Boxing: handwraps, etc., boxing gloves, quality pair
boxing gloves, quality pair, committments: Hello Frank, Congratulations on starting over. Being older myself, I know about putting things on-the-shelf for a while, and then getting back into it. As far as your handwraps, the 180 should be fine. As you know there are several methods to wrapping...

Boxing: hanging the bag, alan kahn, ringside
alan kahn, ringside, wall to wall: HI Shawn, I assume you are not going to suspend this bag from the ceiling. That would be a lot of chain and sway. I m going to have to beg off on specifics to your situation, for their are too many unknowns, such as bag size, weight and material, how...

Boxing: hanging heavy bag, alan kahn, roof rafters
alan kahn, roof rafters, structural engineer: HI Ed. You 2x6 should hold the bag weight alright if it s hung correctly (can t promise that..)Here are some hanging harware ideas. http://www.ringside.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=2385 I m not sure about your roof question. That depends on how...

Boxing: hanging a punching bag, eye bolt, boxing coach
eye bolt, boxing coach, popcorn ceiling: HI Andy, You ask a very common question on how to hang a heavybag. Unfortunately, without actually seeing the exact location you describe, knowing the room, the rafter size, the distance between studs or joists etc, And there are other factors involved,...

Boxing: hanging a speed bag, hollow wall anchors, concrete cinder blocks
hollow wall anchors, concrete cinder blocks, concrete screws: HI Patrick, I am really happy that you are hanging a speed bag unit in the basement for your son. That is a great Father/Son activity. (OK, daughter and wife too, if possible..) To answer your question, you certainly CAN attach a speed bag unit to...

Boxing: hearing aids, oscar de la hoya, de la hoya
oscar de la hoya, de la hoya, hearing aids: Hi Carlos, Thanks for the question. As a teenager, presumably you would be competing under the rules of USA Boxing. As such, a deaf or mute boxer need only to pass the same type of physical exam as any other boxer to compete. Participation for hearing-impaired...

Boxing: heavtbag gloves, top contender, rival products
top contender, rival products, ringside: Hi Neil, I m very sorry for the delay but my computer was out of commission for a week. Very good question...It is important to protect your hands while training, especially in your case when your hands are what puts the bread on the table. I would recommend...

Boxing: heavy bag, velcro attachments, boxing workout
velcro attachments, boxing workout, fitness nut: Hi Scott, congrats on the new bag....your going to get some great workouts in... you will need a pair of handwraps and 14oz. bag gloves (www.ringside.com)....stick with leather, they will last longer and they are reasonably priced....be sure to get gloves...

Boxing: heavy bag, alan kahn, ceiling joist
alan kahn, ceiling joist, ceiling joists: Hi Frank, There are numerous ways to hang a heavy bag from a ceiling. Unfortunately, there is no way I can correctly answer this without seeing your house and ceiling joists, or know how it will be hung . Also depends on how you will hit it. For instance...

Boxing: heavy bag, alan kahn, brick wall
alan kahn, brick wall, question thanks: I think I would contact the store first where you got it. Everlast probably sold it to some buyer, who sold it to some other supplier who sold it to the sporting goods chain where you bought it. If the store won t take it back, then I would call everlast,...

Boxing: heavy bag, foam bags, mixed martial arts
foam bags, mixed martial arts, motherload: Hi Sammi In todays world there is no reason to have a hard heavybag. A Hard filled bag can hurt your hands and feet causing injuries and joint problems, particular in beginners who do not know how to punch and kick correctly. For any old-style canvas...

Boxing: heavy bag, alan kahn, straight punch
alan kahn, straight punch, water tank: HI Drew, For your size and weight I would think an 80-100 pound bag would work. If you are still growing and gaining weight, you might kick that up to a 100 lb or 120 lb, particularly if you are a really powerful puncher. I would hang the bag at the...

Boxing: heavy bag filling, heavybags, gravity
heavybags, gravity, 1941: HI Bob There are several to choose from, depending on the weight you want, bag length, etc. The bag information usually tells you if the inside of the heavybag (1) has a standard fill material (weighted foam or padding (2) only water filled bladder or (3)...

Boxing: heavy bag gloves, small wrists, quality equipment
small wrists, quality equipment, ringside: Hi Andrew, Considering your small wrist and hands I think the 12oz. are a good choice. The evergels are fine but considering your small wrists there will likely be more movement in your wrist joint on impact which you DO NOT want. You want your wrist to remain...

Boxing: heavy bag hanging height, height restrictions, ceiling height
height restrictions, ceiling height: Well sometimes ceiling height will limit what you can do. Ideally, it is nice to have the bottom of the bag high enough for you to use the bottom of the bag to simulate uppercuts to the body. Again height restrictions may prohibit you from doing this. The...

Boxing: heavy bag hanging, alan kahn, perpindicular
alan kahn, perpindicular, 2x4: Hello Eddie, Without seeing the setup, house or specific area, it is impossible for me to say it is good or enough or how safe it is to hang a heavy bag. Remember, the bag may bounce upward and swing widely. The bag movement will put slack in the chain...

Boxing: heavy bag height...chain adjustment, alan kahn, home depot
alan kahn, home depot, hangers: I would not recommend twisting the chains to shorten them. I think it will increase the strain on them and shorten their life. Most of those chain hangers I have seen are pretty standard size. Perhaps you could build your own from chain at Home Depot or...

Boxing: heavy bag problem, baseball bat, leather bag
baseball bat, leather bag, zipper: The hard spot could be a number of things including weather impaired from humidity. My suggestion would be to look and see if there is a zipper in the top or bottom and repack your bag by removing the stuffing and placing back in. Other than that you might...

Boxing: heavy bag, alan kahn, titleboxing
alan kahn, titleboxing, ringside: Hi Ryan, There is no rule about what weight bag you should use. That might be determined better by WHERE and HOW you are going to hang it and how much weight that area can hold. A 70 or 80lb bag should be plenty heavy enough, and you could go heavier...

Boxing: heavy bags, alan kahn, foam core
alan kahn, foam core, ringside: HI Jane, I believe you would do well with a 70-80lb bag, but you also need to consider where and how you will hang it, as well as what material you want to use. First, if you hang it, (not a floor mounted bag) make sure the wall and hanging brackets can...

Boxing: height/weight, head hunt, boxing skills
head hunt, boxing skills, body shots: I think that depends on the skills you acquire. Again, shorter boxers should learn to throw body shots (combinations of body and head are very effective) to help wear down the opponent. A good trainer should be able to help you overcome any height disadvantage...

Boxing: help, amateurboxing, amateur experience
amateurboxing, amateur experience, canton ohio: Hi Cody - Once you find a gym, you will need to train for at least 8 months before having your first competition. I m guessing you eventually want to fight as a pro, but the more amateur experience you can get, the better you ll be. I would suggest boxing...

Boxing: can you help?, boxing coach, fitness shops
boxing coach, fitness shops, fighting sports: First try the Yellow Pages but some clubs even though they exist, they re usually pretty low on cash from holding the training fees cost down. (A Yellow Pages ad might seem an unnecessary expense.) Nothing in the phone book? Try fitness shops. Those that supply...

Boxing: help me?, worrying about your weight, bodyfat
worrying about your weight, bodyfat, good luck: Hi Jacob, At your age, your weight is not very important. You should focus on your skills. As you get closer to 16 you can start worrying about your weight. Just try to keep your bodyfat in the lower range as you grow older. Good Luck and thanks for...

Boxing: help, state of iowa iowa, elizabeth reynolds
state of iowa iowa, elizabeth reynolds, centerville iowa: Hi Anthony, you are right, I am not sure what s up with the site but I have a solution. Call or email this lady: Iowa Association: State of Iowa Iowa Association Contact: Elizabeth Reynolds, Tel. 319-294-1957, email imaracefan20@aol.com She will be...

Boxing: help please, arm motions, speed training
arm motions, speed training, hard as a rock: Hi Angela, Great! so now you are a real live beginner, with no bad speed bag habits to break. OK the best thing I can do is refer you to some articles about speed bag training on the internet. Here is one I wrote for RossBoxing.com: http://www.rossboxing.com/thegym/thegym20.htm...

Boxing: help, weight gloves, minute rounds
weight gloves, minute rounds, local show: Whether or not you wear 10 or 12 oz. gloves depends on how much you weigh - 152 Lbs. and below wear 10 oz. A 16-year-old would box 3-2 minute rounds against a 15 or 16 (or 17 year old at a local show) year old; if you were to box a 14 year old at a local...

Boxing: hey, amateurboxing, amateur boxing
amateurboxing, amateur boxing, melanie: The best tip I can give you is to find a gym and a coach who can train you in Olympic-style (amateur) boxing. It is impossible to train yourself as you need to know the rules, as well as the technique. If you email me at mel@amateurboxing and let me know...

Boxing: How high should my punch bag hang?, alan kahn, low kick
alan kahn, low kick, punches: Hi Steve, I actually have no idea because heavy bags come in different sizes and lengths, and I don t know what yours is. I also don t know if you are going to be kicking as well as punching your bag, and you may want it lower for low kick practice. ...

Boxing: home gym, jump ropes, double jump
jump ropes, double jump, boxing gym: approximate cost are as follows: Ring 3,000 speed bag and platform 300 heavy bag 100 double end bag 50 weights 200 other type bags such as uppercut, maize ball, double double, jump ropes, treadmill, bicycle 1000 This is only approximate and can...

Boxing: a homemade stand up bag, alan kahn, college kid
alan kahn, college kid, sandbags: HI Kyle, Man, that s a tough question. I don t know that I have ever seen a hanging bag converted to a standing bag. There are lots of varieties of standing bags, http://www.ringside.com/DETAIL.ASPX?ID=24650 http://www.ringside.com/DETAIL.ASPX?ID=24847...

Boxing: homemade heavybag stands, alan kahn, rosstraining
alan kahn, rosstraining, standing frame: HI Dustin, Actually I do not know of any ready made home designs to build your own stand. I did that once by placing a 4x4 across a corner, so the bag hung right in front of the corner of a room. I had put some 2x4 blocks up on each wall to act as a shelf...

Boxing: homemade speed bag rebound board, alan kahn, homemade speed
alan kahn, homemade speed, platform html: Hi David You COULD make a quality rebound board, but by the time you figure out a way to hang it, and get the swivel and bag, you could invest a lot more than the price of these two units I linked to below. For one person hitting them or medium use, they...

Boxing: Info, amateurboxing, 3 generations
amateurboxing, 3 generations, amateur boxing: Hi Emmanuel - please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I will give you a contact for amateur boxing in Utah. The contact will be able to refer you to a gym in your area and tell you how to get started in amateur boxing. Please let me know what city you...

Boxing: Info., different styles of martial arts, ringside world championships
different styles of martial arts, ringside world championships, styles of martial arts: Hello Bill, they do have a masters division in several boxing tournaments throughout the year. The most notable one is called the ringside world championships . This is a huge tournament usually held in Kansas City. You may want to consider this tournament....

Boxing: Injuries, weight class, knuckles
weight class, knuckles, noses: Hi Ted, Some common injuries due to boxing are broken noses, cuts usually around eyes, Bruised ribs and hands, Boxing fractures happen occasionally on the small bones on the hand are knuckles. Just like any sport there are occasional injuries, when compared...

Boxing: Interest in Boxing, headstart, roadwork
headstart, roadwork, bad habits: Hi Logan, it is not too late. You can fight until you are 34 years old as an amateur. I suggest you start running. Boxing is mostly conditioning....the punches and the skills can be taught and are the most fun part of training. The conditioning is really...

Boxing: Interested In Boxing, hello joe, bad habits
hello joe, bad habits, handball: A heavy bag is a good investment. If you want to learn boxing, you should probably find a trainer otherwise you will just learn a bunch of bad habits. Boxing is a sport, and not something you want to learn so you can fight other people that are not that...

Boxing: Interested in being a boxing Judge, boxing judge, usaboxing org
boxing judge, usaboxing org, person west: Hi Levander, Thanks for the question, and moreso for your service. To get started as an official in the amateurs, you ll need to register with USA Boxing as a non-athlete. In El Paso, the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) you ll need to contact is called the...

Boxing: Interested in starting., watching sports, intrigues
watching sports, intrigues, eating habits: Hi Jesus, You are definately not too old. Boxing is not like other sports where it might be an advantage to start when your 8 or whatever. It is a natural instinct to defend yourself so in boxing you are simply taking something that is raw and untamed and...

Boxing: Irish Niddleweight?/, vladimir klitschko, emanuel steward
vladimir klitschko, emanuel steward, county limerick: Hi Bill, Thanks for the question. I m aware of Andy Lee, but I have yet to see him compete. He s trained by Emanuel Steward, thus far he has primarily boxed on undercards of bouts featuring other boxers Steward trains (Vladimir Klitschko, Jermaine Taylor)....

Boxing: Iron Mike Tyson, iron mike tyson, knockout power
iron mike tyson, knockout power, casual observers: M. Lessington, From a publicity standpoint, Tyson really helped boxing in the late 80s through the 90s. An undisputed champion, his greatness cannot be challenged. I rank Tyson behind Ali, Jack Johnson, & Joe Louis easily. He is on the level of Dempsey,...

Boxing: im 27, natural instinct, professional wrestling
natural instinct, professional wrestling, great sport: John Paul, It is not too late to box. Especially since you are athletic and most likely will learn quick. Boxing is not like tennis or golf where you have to start when your mom brings you home from the hospital. Boxing/fighting is more instinct than other...

Boxing: injury effecting boxing, cortizone shot, calf strain
cortizone shot, calf strain, alrite: Andy, I highly recommend you wrap this calf and do all your workouts in the gym on the bags.... It will not get better if you keep pushing it.... stay off the running if it is very bad strain as it will only make it worse... you can get a sufficiant workout...

Boxing: injury, alan kahn, middle finger
alan kahn, middle finger, precaution: HI Matt, If it has not gone down for one month, I would suggest seeing a physician as a precaution. Sure, it will heal by itself eventually, but it could be several other things besides what you think it is. here is some information about boxers knuckle....

Boxing: instruction manual for Everlast Heavy Bag, boxing basics, word processing program
boxing basics, word processing program, sport authority: Hello Dr. Miller. I personally haven t seen the instruction manuals you speak of in your question, but most of the Basic information you mention is available from online sources. Unfortunately, you may have to copy this information to your own word processing...

Boxing: instruction, punch mitts, tim mousel
punch mitts, tim mousel, ringside boxing: Hi Rob, Most general boxing training video s have a section for mitt training. However, there are a few video s available dedicated to focus mitt but I can t personally vouch for any single one of them for I haven t seen them personally. But they may...

Boxing: how can i get involved in the sport?, boxing gyms, amateur boxing
boxing gyms, amateur boxing, usa boxing: Hi Doug, Thanks for the question. In order to box as an amateur in the USA, you need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing. Wherever you live, there is a Local Boxing Committee (LBC) that handles the amateur program in your area. To find out how...

Boxing: Jack Dempsey's straight lead punch, jack dempsy, rhythem
jack dempsy, rhythem, jack dempsey: Carl, Yes, boxer s throw this punch all the time. I am assuming that when you say straight lead punch you are referring to a righthand straight lead or lefthand straight lead depending on a person s strong hand. In boxing you always put your most powerful...

Boxing: Jack Moran, jack moran, city newspapers
jack moran, city newspapers, grand daughter: Hi Candace - if he was a pro boxer, you can search him on www.boxrec.com. If he was an amateur (what years?), it s almost impossible to get any info before 1987 as there are no archives. If you know where he boxed, you can query the city newspapers and see...

Boxing: Jimmy McLarnin, welterweight champion, google
welterweight champion, google, josiah: Hi Josiah, Thanks for the question. Nowadays, whenever I want to research an individual, I go to www.google.com and type in his or her name! I did so for McLarnin and the search produced numerous results, including biographies (none of which I have read...