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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...

Boxing: Joe Franco speed bag music, joe franco, alan kahn
joe franco, alan kahn, music production company: The music on my DVD s was written by Joe Franco with my collaboration. He was the first to publish a training book himself on Double Bass Drumming Bottom of page, right side. http://www.reeldrums.com/home.html He owns his own music production company....

Boxing: Johnny Dobler, madison square gardens, boxing match
madison square gardens, boxing match, bouts: Hi Christy, Thanks for the question. I went to www.boxrec.com and did a search on the name you listed. Here s the link to the info I found: http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_display.php?boxer_id=96233 I m not sure where else to find info from so far back,...

Boxing: Joining, new comers, boxing trainer
new comers, boxing trainer, current condition: Your question is somewhat broad. Depending on your current condition would be what you can handle in a training session and how long your workouts should be. If you are just starting out and don t know much about the sport I would recommend getting some...

Boxing: Joining, shape
shape: Each area in the U.S. charges a differe4nt fee; some don t charge at all. For the first 8 months you would be learning the basics only, with some sparring. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing, let me know the city and state you live in, and I ll send you...

Boxing: Juan Carlos Gomez, juan carlos gomez, heavyweight belt
juan carlos gomez, heavyweight belt, heavyweight division: Hi Paul, Thanks for the question. I guess I wouldn t call Gomez a no-hoper, as much as a so what? at this point. I don t necessarily disagree with you that he has considerable skills, and a style that can help him frustrate larger opponents (see Chris...

Boxing: Judging, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Hi Shawn - You would need to get registered with and certified by USA Boxing in your area. There is a yearly membership dues. Once certified, you will first learn to time keep. Once you have become experienced, probably in 3 or 4 months, you can train to...

Boxing: left jab, boxing punches, alan kahn
boxing punches, alan kahn, balazs boxing: Hi Sarah, There are several ways you can improve you Left Jab. The first is obvious: Practice it every day. Work it while moving forward, back, to the left, to the right, and circling. Along with that, focus on FORM as well as function. Make sure you position...

Boxing: judge, boxing judge, john thanks
boxing judge, john thanks, government section: Hi John, Thanks for the question. The requirements for becoming a professional boxing official can vary from state to state, so you ll need to contact the state athletic commission for Minnesota to get those regulations. You can probably access it through...

Boxing: judges, usaboxing org, registration chairperson
usaboxing org, registration chairperson, boxing judge: Hi Keith, Thanks for the question. I m not sure if you re referring to amateur boxing or professional boxing, but I would recommend putting in some time as an amateur official if you ve never judged at all. I believe some commissions even require that...

Boxing: Kick Boxing - Relaxing between and during techniques, slow breaths, muscle tension
slow breaths, muscle tension, kick boxing: HI Phil, Actually, I m not sure I can tell you how to relax either. It s like that butterfly your chasing. the more you chase it, the more excited it gets, the more it flies, the faster it goes - the more you chase it. Relaxing is not adding anything...

Boxing: Kids boxing, ringside tournament, junior olympic program
ringside tournament, junior olympic program, pound increments: Hi John - I m surprised your son s coach doesn t know the answers to your questions. 8-) 8 and 9 year olds can only box at the local level - shows and tournaments. When he turns 10, he will be eligible for the Silver Gloves national tournament, providing...

Boxing: KOBY, alan kahn, koby
alan kahn, koby, good luck: Hi Max, I m not really sure what that means. Perhaps KOBY would mean KO by ..... Every web search I run on that comes up empty. I have not heard or seen the term. I m sorry I couldn t be more help. Good luck in finding out. sincerely, ...

Boxing: kids boxing(8yrs old), sparring gloves, sparring partners
sparring gloves, sparring partners, police athletic league: HI John, I think it s great that you son has started training in a facility that supports childrens boxing. Many PAL (Police Athletic League) programs feature boxing type activities, and most list the age of 8 as a starting point and allow competition...

Boxing: What kind of equipment should i get?, sparring gloves, gloves training
sparring gloves, gloves training, golden gloves: Hi Ben, You have a great idea as far as getting in shape for your other sports. Actually we get some football players from a major college that come in the gym during the off season and work on their footwork and hand to eye coordination. Even though...

Boxing: klitchko, vladimir klitschko, lamon brewster
vladimir klitschko, lamon brewster, corrie sanders: Hi Steve, Thanks for the question. Vladimir Klitschko will next fight Lamon Brewster for the vacant WBO title. (That s the title that Vladimir lost to Corrie Sanders, but Sanders later vacated in order to secure more lucrative bouts.)The date has not yet...

Boxing: knock outs, double knockout, knock outs
double knockout, knock outs, knockouts: Hi Lisa, Thanks for the question. A double-knockout is extremely rare. I ve seen a few double knockdowns, but one or both boxers have always gotten up. In researching this question for you, I became aware of a few actual double knockouts, where both...

Boxing: knock outs, rare occassion, knock outs
rare occassion, knock outs, referee: Hi, In the event both fighters are knocked out which means neither is able to rise to their fight by the ten count, then the fight is a draw . It is a rare occassion this happens but I have seen it once on a televised bout during a highlight reel. The referee...

Boxing: knockouts, archie moore, knockouts
archie moore, knockouts, exact numbers: Hi Alvin, Thanks for the question. The exact numbers tend to vary depending on the source of the records, but the order is solid. The all-time professional boxing knockout king is Archie Moore, who scored between 131 and 145 career knockouts. Second place...

Boxing: Lasik, retinal surgery, boxers
retinal surgery, boxers, thanx: Hi Joe, Thanks for the question. I m not aware of any restrictions for boxers who have had lasik surgery. In fact, even boxers who have had retinal surgery can remain active as long as they pass the pre-bout physical. I hope this helps, Joe. Thanks again...

Boxing: Lean Body Mass, lean body mass, jumping rope
lean body mass, jumping rope, push ups: Hello Scott, when you work out, start yout reps at 12 and drop weight each set. Increase your reps by two each set. Also you need to try and get your bodyfat below 11%. That would be running and jumping rope. Do not diet, you will need the calories to support...

Boxing: Liscense, jefferson city mo, missouri boulevard
jefferson city mo, missouri boulevard, information office: Hi again Kris, You need to contact the athletic commission, or in Missouri, the Office of Athletics. Here is the contact information: Office of Athletics 3605 Missouri Boulevard P.O. Box 1335 Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335 573.751.0243 Telephone...

Boxing: Literiture on boxing, cyber boxing zone, woman boxing
cyber boxing zone, woman boxing, boxing books: Hi Carsten, I personally haven t read the Power of One , but There is a TON of literature about boxing available. Here are a few links http://www.cnenigeria.com/sports/boxing.htm http://ejmas.com/jmanly/jmanlyframe.htm Huge Reading list...

Boxing: Lower half of my heavy bag, alan kahn, baseball bat
alan kahn, baseball bat, leather bag: HI David. Glad to hear the 100lb bag is working out well for you. The age old problem of: the bottom of the heavybag (..the inside material settling to the bottom) has had many attempts at solutions. I do not know of any that have worked, except...

Boxing: lack of equipment, calestetics, couple pairs
calestetics, couple pairs, boxing gloves: If you are receiving this in duplicate, then I am sorry. I was under the impression that I had answered this. First of all there is allot more to training for boxing than punching and you can do these things with little or no equipment. Shadow boxing, jogging,...

Boxing: getting a late start, amateur background, boxing lessons
amateur background, boxing lessons, contact sports: Hi Bryan, Yes, you can stil have a career in boxing even starting at 28. If you have good potential then the chances are even better. You can fight until you are 34 as an amateur and then you have to either turn pro or retire. If you start now you could fight...

Boxing: legal medication, hormone epinephrine, styptic pencil
hormone epinephrine, styptic pencil, medical jargon: Adrenaline.. (Epinephrine (INN) or adrenaline (European Pharmacopoeia and BAN), sometimes spelled epinephrin or adrenalin respectively, is a hormone. Epinephrine is sometimes shortened to epi or to EP in medical jargon.) and a clear grease or Vaseline-like...

Boxing: level IV coach, amateurboxing, definite answers
amateurboxing, definite answers, level 1: Since I m an official not a coach, I don t have definite answers. Coaches go through a Level certification process, starting out with Level 1 at the local level. I think it takes 6 or more years to reach Level IV. Sorry, I don t know how many Level IV coaches...

Boxing: licsense, passport type, amateurboxing
passport type, amateurboxing, certain age: To register with USA Boxing, you must be at least 8 years old and no more than 34. You will need to register in person, with two passport type pictures, a copy of your birth certificate, and a pay a membership fee. If you will email me at mel@amateurboxing.com,...

Boxing: long long road ahead, mixed martial arts, aerobic room
mixed martial arts, aerobic room, uppercuts: Hi Danny, I m glad you have decided to use boxing to get help you achieve your new lifestyle. Boxing is 80% conditioning and 20% skill. So I would start by running about 6 miles a week. You should start working on the mid section as this is your basis to...

Boxing: How long would it take to go pro as an ameture, knockout power, amateurboxing
knockout power, amateurboxing, usa boxing: The first thing I would do is find a gym and a coach in your area and start training again. 10 years is a long time to be inactive. I would suggest several years at the amateur level for experience. After that, I would leave it up to your coach s discretion....

Boxing: losing weight, high protein low carb diet, low carb diet
high protein low carb diet, low carb diet, losing weight: If you have a month to lose 10-12 lbs. that is not a very tough task. Diet is very important and almost any diet you choose is fine as long as you stick to it. I recommend a high protein low carb diet for best results. Drink lots of water and weigh daily...

Boxing: i would love to become a boxer, training to be a boxer, amateurboxing
training to be a boxer, amateurboxing, boxing forum: I don t personally know of any gyms in Dumfries, however you can post your question on the amateur boxing forum at www.warriorboxing.com and someone there should be able to help you. They are a U.K. forum and lots of knowledgeable boxers and coaches are active...

Boxing: Maintenence, alan kahn, mink oil
alan kahn, mink oil, dust spots: HI Adam, You should be able to clean the bag with a soft, damp cloth. Then, after the leather is dry, you can use some type of product that cleans that type of leather or covering. I m not sure exactly what your bag covering is, but I have found that mink...

Boxing: Manny Pacquaio, manny pacman pacquaio, manny pacquaio
manny pacman pacquaio, manny pacquaio, oscar larios: Hi Junior, Thanks for the question. I believe Pacquiao had a bout scheduled with Oscar Larios in the Philipines on HBO for this spring or summer, but due to political turmoil, HBO decided not to send a broadcast team there. I understand that the bout...

Boxing: Martial Arts, ladder rungs, alan kahn
ladder rungs, alan kahn, stetching: Hi Json There are many stretching techniques that can improve your flexibility. There are so many variations and beliefs it might be best to give you some links to search. I personally like the old standard stretches, Straight leg_lean over, Hook heel...

Boxing: Masturbation, alan kahn, casey stengal
alan kahn, casey stengal, nationalgeographic: HI Carlos, Hmmm. I guess the short answer is, Yes - if your were doing it during a match it would be difficult to defend yourself... :-) (sorry. I couldn t let that one go by) But the larger issue is probably the relationship of having sex before...

Boxing: Match age limit?, staples center, boxing match
staples center, boxing match, boxing matches: Hi Jason, Thanks for the question. Most boxing matches are like any other sporting event in that each seat has a price attached, and the age of the person in the seat is immaterial to the promoter. Sometimes there may be events at particular venues...

Boxing: Miscellaneous, shape training, fighting weight
shape training, fighting weight, mouthpiece: Hi Jerry, To determine best lb for lb fighter, its a fighter who dominates his division and who has the best competion in his division helps also. Sometimes a great fight can boost a boxer into lb for lb. The boxing public, Ringside and boxing analyst...

Boxing: Mitts or Gloves, velcro fastener, good luck jack
velcro fastener, good luck jack, mark thanks: Mark, thanks for the question....I highly recommend gloves. You need plenty of protection on your knuckles plus the gloves will last longer. Make sure you get leather and a velcro fastener so you can do it yourself if your working out alone. Also, you should...

Boxing: MMA/Boxing Training, weights training, train chest
weights training, train chest, mr universe: Liam: To be blunt. You need to decide which is more important bodybuilding or boxing. If you are trying to achieve a Mr. Universe type body then your focus should be weight training. Yes incorporate weights with your boxing but when you do allot of lifting...

Boxing: Money, world championship fight, title bout
world championship fight, title bout, bouts: Hi Justin, it depends on who is fighting and what venue.... if it s pay per view and a world championship fight the fighters can make from 5 to 15 million each... the undercard bouts will make about 2 to 300,000.... so per round in a title bout a fighter...

Boxing: Mora vs. Manfredo, mora vs manfredo, jesse brinkely
mora vs manfredo, jesse brinkely, kevin hines: Hi Kevin, Thanks for the question. I thought the Mora vs. Manfredo bout was very close, though I didn t keep a scorecard as I watched. My impression was that it could have gone either way, so I wasn t unsettled by a split decision for Mora. I will say...

Boxing: Mr. Kahn, I greatly..., enjoyable sport, quality speed
enjoyable sport, quality speed, speed bag training: HI Garrett, Thank you for the kind remarks concerning my speed bag efforts and skill. And please remember, I too was a beginner at one time, trying to learn. The man that personally instructed me was very patient and would repeat things as often as necessary...

Boxing: Muscle, lean body mass, good question
lean body mass, good question, best of luck: Hi Sultan, you should stick to high reps and shoot for a lean fast body. The power can be developed from there for any size boxer. But you first have to build that base, which is as much lean body mass as possible. Power comes more from your punching technique...

Boxing: Muscle, deltoids, lats
deltoids, lats, pecs: Hi Sultan, You are rght, most are important...but if you had to nail down a few I would defeinately say the deltoids and traps, neck, lats, pecs, bi and tris... probably in that order...these play a major role in your ability to throw hard and fast. The legs...

Boxing: i'm 27 years old, talaat harb street, amateur boxing association
talaat harb street, amateur boxing association, egypt phone: 27 is considered a bit late to start boxing as an amateur - however, if you are anywhere from 178 to over 200 Lbs., you might have a chance. For information on amateur boxing in Egypt, you can contact: Egyptian Amateur Boxing Association eabf@starnet.com.eg...

Boxing: I'm looking for a good gym... Any advice?, winky wright, golden gloves
winky wright, golden gloves, incomplete version: Hi Josh, Great Story... and you have been bitten by the bug. This is the same bug I was bit by in 1984 and have been doomed every since. Some guys dig it and others don t. You have to be of unique personality and tons of determination to dive into this...

Boxing: What makes someone box?, boxing gyms, pschology
boxing gyms, pschology, amateur boxing: Hi Louise, Thanks for the question. I m not aware of any books that deal with the psychology of why people choose to box in general. There are some good biographies that that deal with that question on an individual basis, but that seems much narrower...

Boxing: How do they measure fist and wrist?, boxing website, forearms
boxing website, forearms, biceps: Hi Tim, Thanks for the question. Typically, the fist is measured arouind the knuckles and the thumb. The wrist is measured around, well, the wrist! Whether or not the forearms and biceps are flexed depends on who s doing the measuring. I ve seen it...

Boxing: medical-fighting, ring experience, heaver
ring experience, heaver, intensions: Hi Sean, I completely understand about your age and development, for I was a late developer also. For a while all the kids in my high school days were larger than I was. I didn t catch up until my early college days. So I know how you feel on that. ...

Boxing: money, bouts, promoter
bouts, promoter, boxer: Hi Marcus, Thanks for the question. Pro boxers get paid by the promoter of their bouts. Usually the amount is agreed upon in advance, and a check in that amount is presented to the boxer (or his or her manager) after the bout. That s the standard procedure,...

Boxing: mounting platform on basement block wall, wall anchors, cement wall
wall anchors, cement wall, cement block: Hi Dave, I believe the best way to hang wall units on cement block walls is to attach two wooden 2x4 or 2x6 braces horizontally (attached to the blocks correctly with block mounting hardware) and then attach the speed bag unit to the wood. I believe it...

Boxing: moving my head, sparing gear, amateur boxer
sparing gear, amateur boxer, second nature: Hi travis, yes, get someone to work with in the ring. Put on your sparing gear although you are not going to spar. The first round have him throw nothing but straight punches at you at 50% speed. Do not move around the ring, stand in the center so you are...

Boxing: What muscles do you use when throwing a punch?, muscular endurance, weightroom
muscular endurance, weightroom, obliques: Jared, the muscles you use the most would be your obliques and your abs...they are used everytime you throw a punch...the rotation of your trunk and your upper body during a punch determines how hard and fast the punch will be....so the more muscle you have...

Boxing: What muscles do you use when throwing a punch?, floyd mayweather jr, quality boxers
floyd mayweather jr, quality boxers, mike tyson: Hi Jared, Thanks for the question. Which muscles you use when punching really depends on your punching technique. The real answer is that you should essentially be using your whole body when you punch. If you watch high level professionals, you will...

Boxing: WHAT DO I NEED TO GET MY FIGHTER..., muhammad ali boxing, unethical business practices
muhammad ali boxing, unethical business practices, fight promoter: I have never been a fight promoter or been in the promotion, fight making part of the sport. However, Here are some links you may find helpful. List of Promoters http://boxing.about.com/od/promoters/ New Mexico fight promoters. http://www.newmexicoboxing.com/newmexicopromoters.html...

Boxing: Need to no were to go, golden gloves gym, soft drinks
golden gloves gym, soft drinks, football coach: Hi Anthony, I would suggest finding a golden gloves gym. They have the best training and can get you registered. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises. The most important thing you can do is start conditioning yourself right off the bat. Boxing...

Boxing: Need a trainer and questions, rancho santa margarita, santa margarita california
rancho santa margarita, santa margarita california, amateur boxers: Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I ll send you a contact for Orange County. There are several gyms - one in Santa Ana, one in Westminster and one in Anaheim. Please let me know which one you would be interested in. There is no set fee for coaching...

Boxing: Needing a boxing manager, alan kahn, maxboxing
alan kahn, maxboxing, boxing manager: Hello Okolie, I would be glad to help you if I could, but I do not have any recent personal contacts with Boxing Managers or those who actively manage competitive fighters. I suggest you post this question on the RossBoxing Forums. http://pub47.ezboard.com/brossboxingforum...

Boxing: New boxer, training/diet question, bicep workouts, high protein diet
bicep workouts, high protein diet, minute rounds: I do not see any weights as helping you gain speed. Calestetics, running, double end bag, rope jumping, punch mitt work should be incorporated. Losing weight is about diet. I would suggest a high protein diet that repairs muscle tissue. Exercises done...

Boxing: New Speed Bag, alan kahn, helpful tips
alan kahn, helpful tips, workouts: Hi Kenny, Sure. Best thing to do right now is read what is already available. Here are a few links. speed bag for beginners http://www.rossboxing.com/thegym/thegym20.htm Speedbagcentral.com ( website dedicated to all aspects of speed bag equipment...

Boxing: New to Sport, alan kahn, boxing club
alan kahn, boxing club, ringside: Hi Joe, There are many places to learn to box. You can choose videotapes or books, and there is a huge resource for them on the web. Here are a few links: http://www.ringside.com/store/products.asp?dept=2&pagenumber=2 http://www.boxing1.com/boxing-training.html...

Boxing: Novice Equipment, proper safety equipment, cleto reyes
proper safety equipment, cleto reyes, groin protector: Hi Jason, Thanks for the questions. I m not sure if you re just getting into boxing for fun, or if you re looking to compete and advance in the sport, but either way, quality equipment is important. If you re hoping to compete, then I d suggest working...

Boxing: Nutirion and Weight Loss, muscularity, diet plan
muscularity, diet plan, bone structure: If your bodyfat is more than about 10% then for boxing you should lose weight but so much depends on your bone structure and muscularity. At your height it would be very tough fighting at your weight which is now a cruiser or heavyweight because the majority...

Boxing: Nutrition in competition, complex carbs, muscle cramps
complex carbs, muscle cramps, vitamins minerals: Pedro, the problem could be a couple of things... for one if you dropped weight and didn t have any fat on your body then you lost muscle and your body is telling you that you are lower than you should be... on the other hand you could just be dehydrated......

Boxing: Nutrition and Training, wheat toast, muscular endurance
wheat toast, muscular endurance, light strength: Hello Muhammad, I would suggest using the summer to work on your conditioning. It is 80% of boxing. Conditioning dictates everything your able to do in the ring. You cannot use any of your fighting skills if you are exhausted. So I would focus on this aspect...

Boxing: I need advice, huntington beach ca, richard s jones
huntington beach ca, richard s jones, local gyms: Hi Victor, Thanks for writing. I ll answer both of your recent inquiries with the same information. Your brother needs to register with USA Boxing, and join a local sanctioned gym so he can learn and develop his skills as an amateur boxer before attempting...

Boxing: i need some advice, boxing gym, ringside
boxing gym, ringside, gyms: The best place is a boxing gym and work under an experienced trainer. If there are not any gyms in your area, then I would suggest getting some trainers videos. Ringside sells a series from great trainers. You can perhaps learn some things here. Thanks,...

Boxing: I need advice..., kenny weldon, ringside boxing
kenny weldon, ringside boxing, punching techniques: Hi Dan, 15 is a great time to start boxing. It can become a lifelong fitness activity as well as a very effective method of self-defense. lets look at your first question. ...any ideas on how to make a homemade punching bag?, or even just a homemade...

Boxing: In need of Boxing adivice, sbc publications, man contests
sbc publications, man contests, national governing body: Hi Kenny First, you are NEVER too old to start boxing. It s a great workout, and when sparring is done properly, very safe. (Of course, that depends on your health, for head contact is not recommended for people with head and neck problems) But at 21,...

Boxing: new boxer, boxing punches, straight punch
boxing punches, straight punch, boxing stance: Ajay, As mentioned in my first answer, I can not be a long distance personal coach, for a boxer needs a personal trainer there watching him. But I will suggest some boxing specific training activities. I would suggest you print off the training information...

Boxing: new to boxing, gym time, boxing gym
gym time, boxing gym, chin up bar: Hello Danny, I would focus on conditioning completely. You would be way ahead of the game if your already in shape when you walk in the gym. That way you can spend all your time in the gym learning how to box rather than doing conditioning drills. You ll...

Boxing: newmexicowomensamatureboxing, boxing website, socorro nm
boxing website, socorro nm, usa boxing: Hi Joel, Thanks for the question. Your niece will need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing. You have Local Boxing Committee in New Mexico, which governs amateur boxing for the entire state. Contact information for your LBC s registration chaiperson...

Boxing: noe question, speedbag, weightlifting
speedbag, weightlifting, dips: You can do most anything you do in the gym at home depending on how much equipment you have. For boxing, running, rope jumping, pushups, dips, situps, leg raises, as well as some weightlifting are all good. If you have boxing equipment then use the heavybag,...

Boxing: non stop combinations, alan kahn, stamina
alan kahn, stamina, endurance: HI armando, I m not sure if your reference to non-stop combinations is on the speed bag or boxing, but I will address the speed bag. ON the speed bag, certain movements with one rebound inbetween constitute a technique and techniques can be joined together...

Boxing: nutrition, soda drinks, protein shakes
soda drinks, protein shakes, slow metabolism: Hi Jerry, your diet sounds ok. Add a couple of things to your schedule. First, do not eat any carbs 2 hours before bed, especially simple carbs like fruits or sweets. Second, be sure you eat first thing in the morning when you wake up. Nothing big, just...

Boxing: Oklahoma LBC, boxing website, boxing career
boxing website, boxing career, usa boxing: Hi Josh, Thanks for the question. Here s the info for the person you need to contact to register in your LBC: Oklahoma Shirley McCann (918) 775-3236 As far as your age, it really depends on what your goals are. If you re planning any type of advancement...

Boxing: Too Old, self belief, great attitude
self belief, great attitude, bad habits: Hello Tim, You are not too old at all. I think it is better to start when you are an adult because you are less likely to develop bad habits. Sounds like you already have the tools to get it done. You already have been working out all these years so you...

Boxing: Omar Shieka, decsion, boxing matches
decsion, boxing matches, slugfest: Hi Jery,, I ve done the same thing while taping boxing matches before! In this case, you didn t miss much, as Sheika went on to win a decsion in a rather uneventful bout. Most people were expecting a slugfest, but that never developed. Thanks for writing,...

Boxing: Open ceiling speedbag mounting?, alan kahn, ceiling joists
alan kahn, ceiling joists, floor joist: Hi Will, From you description I would say your best option is to mount a board to the ceiling joists. That will give a lot of stability and retard any board shaking. Then, you can change the Height variance by EITHER lowering the board by using runners...

Boxing: Overall, how to become a better boxer, memory thanks
how to become a better boxer, memory thanks, muscle memory: Hi Brent Theres only one way to become a better boxer and thats practice. When people first start learning things they try to learn to much. The secret is to take a few things and perfect them, by doing that you increase your reaction time because your not...

Boxing: officials, amateurboxing, would like more information
amateurboxing, would like more information, volunteer basis: USA Boxing, Inc. is strictly an all volunteer organization. There is no compensation for officiating. However, you can write off any costs incurred on your taxes. If you would like more information about becoming an official, please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com...

Boxing: how old is to old, good luck jack
good luck jack: Hi Luke, absolutely not, you can learn to be pretty sharp in a year with solid training. From there all you need is experience in the ring. You can fight amateur until 34 so you are still considered young. Keep training on a regular basis and you ll be fine....

Boxing: Too old to return to box after 12yrs., boxing fan, sweet science
boxing fan, sweet science, amateur career: Hi Devon, Thanks for the question. You re not too old to compete as an amateur; you can do so through the age of 34. You need to register in the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) where you live, in your case, Illinois. I hope this helps, Devon. Let me know...

Boxing: Am i too old to start boxing seriously, college football player, video instruction
college football player, video instruction, honest opinion: You are definitely not too old, but do not waste time getting improper instruction and training. I do not know where you are located, but if you are in the Tampa area I can be of help or you can go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com and I offer video...

Boxing: How old can you be to start training for boxing?, junior olympic boxing, youth sports program
junior olympic boxing, youth sports program, boxing gyms: Hello Jack, The answer to that question really depends on if there is a legitimate boxing gym or program in your area the supports youth boxing and accepts “pee wee” children of 7-8 years old. I have seen many 7 year olds training in martial arts and boxing,...

Boxing: am i too old to strt boxing?, time paul, bouts
time paul, bouts, bonnet: Hi Paul, Absolutey not too old.... You can fight amateur until your 34 and you have plenty if time... You can be as good as you want to be...I have seen guys fight a the national tournament after just 3 years.... just work hard and stay determined. Don t...

Boxing: overtraining, alan kahn, boxing circuit
alan kahn, boxing circuit, golden gloves: HI Alex, congratulations on your upcoming competition! I can imagine your anticipation and hopes. The first one you will always remember. Have fun and enjoy the experience! My first answer to your question would be: What does your coach think? You...

Boxing: overtraining, sports medicine specialists, overtraining syndrome
sports medicine specialists, overtraining syndrome, sports psychologist: Hi Rory, You do sound like you are suffering from overtraining syndrome. The physical symptoms you describe are consistent with that. Not to worry, for this is a highly researched and talked about subject. I will provide you with a host of links to other...

Boxing: Pain, sharkcartilage, exercise regime
sharkcartilage, exercise regime, shark cartilage: HI Robby, I am not very knowledgeable about food supplements for I don t really use them much. For chronic soreness I would really suggest backing off a little and examine your exercise regime. Recurrent injury pain from older dings is not unusual for...

Boxing: Platform repair/improvement, inch dowels, unfinished lumber
inch dowels, unfinished lumber, alan kahn: Hi Dave, I have replaced the presswood with higher density 24-inch dowels or coffee table tops from Home Depot and Lowes. It is usually in the unfinished lumber area and may be made of plywood or hardwood, depending on how much you want to spend....

Boxing: Platform size, height, platform size, speed work
platform size, speed work, wall units: Hi Barry, An adjustable platform is really helpful for two main reasons. First, if several people of much different heights use the board, ( for example: people over 6 feet tall and people under 5 feet 8 inches). This large a difference in heights will...

Boxing: POWERFUL LEAPING JAB STRAIGHT, manny pacquiao, straight punch
manny pacquiao, straight punch, weight shift: When they enter the ring, the over emphasized shoulder motions are part of the warm up. Not necessarily their fight motion. To get some snap in your punches, lead with the hips. The snapping punch starts for the foot work, moves up the legs, hips, torso...

Boxing: Prediction, juan manuel marquez, johnny tapia
juan manuel marquez, johnny tapia, manuel medina: Hi Steven, Thanks for the question. This is a tough fight to call, because I m not sure how much Medina has left. Despite his many ring battles and advancing years, he continues to put together consistent, effective performances(I think he was robbed recently...

Boxing: Prefight Weight Loss, weight loss supplements, amateur rules
weight loss supplements, amateur rules, illegal drug: The weight loss is simple. A combination of diet, workouts, and dehydration. I am not that familiar with amateur rules as I work only on the pro level, but the best of my knowledge as long as it is not an illegal drug or steriod, you would probably be fine....

Boxing: Preparation for joining a gym, intense physical activity, growth spurt
intense physical activity, growth spurt, joining a gym: Hi Andrew, You are young enough that your lack of physical activity over the past few years can be overcome for boxing. You have the right plan. There is not a lot for me to add to it. Keep up the running and the lifting, they are both valuable especially...

Boxing: Preparing to join a gym?, intense physical activity, growth spurt
intense physical activity, growth spurt, joining a gym: Hiya Andrew.Well the first thing I would do is learn how to skip rope and own at it. Watch youtube films or whatever you can to sort as many of the styles as possible. I can t think of anything else that makes beginners feel more foolish than looking around...

Boxing: Pro boxing career, state licensing board, fight promoter
state licensing board, fight promoter, amateur champion: Unless you are a former Olympian or amateur champion that has promoters knocking at your door, then I suggest that you keep another job for income purposes. Boxing is not a sport to “get rich quick.” After you obtain your boxing license, you should go to a...

Boxing: Pro boxing, martial arts fights, pro boxing
martial arts fights, pro boxing, boxing career: Hi Tyler, First let me tell you what I thank is ideal for a boxing career. I like for guys to start at around 14yrs of age and box amateur until their in mid twenties. I like them to have at least 100 fights and at least runner up in a national tournament...

Boxing: Pro Training Routines, training routines, mayweather jr
training routines, mayweather jr, decent selection: Hi Jerry, Thanks for the question. All I can offer on the training routines part is the webpage for Everlast (www.everlast.com). They have an online store, at which you can purchase training videos. If I recall, they had a decent selection. As...

Boxing: Proper Punches, ringside, punches
ringside, punches, jab: Without a trainer it is very difficult to know if you are throwing your punches correctly. The key to the punch is the rotation of the hips for the transfer of weight and all of this starts by spinning the heals. You might try to find some books with some...

Boxing: Punch cominations using focus pads., amatuer boxing association, vicious uppercut
amatuer boxing association, vicious uppercut, left jab: Hi Karl Sounds like you guys got your hands full and congratulations on receiving your level one coaching badge! Quality instructors are hard to find and it s great that you are giving of yourself to help others. You asked: I was wondering if you could...

Boxing: Punchbags, alan kahn, target
alan kahn, target, jabs: Hi Rob, I am not sure what you mean by an angle bag unless you mean something like this; http://store.titleboxing.com/title-big-bang-heavybag.html or http://store.titleboxing.com/twins-hook-and-uppercut-bag.html Any of them would do what you need,...

Boxing: Punches, browser address window, boxing punches
browser address window, boxing punches, speedbag: Hi Arun, In your question, you do not specify if you want to know about common punches in Boxing, or that are used on the speed bag. for common boxing punches, check these links. If they are not clickable: Open another browser window, Copy them and...

Boxing: Which Punches, power exercises, basic punches
power exercises, basic punches, increase speed: The most efficient and effective way to increase speed and power of punching is to PUNCH. Work on punch out drill, which are punching as hard and fast as you can for 30 seconds or 1 minute. Count the punches you can do in this time period. then try to increase...

Boxing: Punching power, punching power, hi bob
punching power, hi bob, different colors: Hi Bob, There is no technology that I know of that measures your punching power. Although I do know some guys who are working on a device that would do the trick. We have used a heavybag to measure punching power although it is not extremely accurate. We...

Boxing: Purpose of a Heavy Training Bag Spring, alan kahn, upstairs neighbors
alan kahn, upstairs neighbors, upstairs neighbor: Hi Adrian, The spring seems to be an optional part of the setup, but I think you are correct in that it will reduce noise but more important will held redistribute the weight of the bag when hit upward and buckling the top chain. without the spring, the...

Boxing: paper decision, salt lake city utah, usa boxing
salt lake city utah, usa boxing, steve thanks: Hi Steve, Thanks for the question. USA Boxing utilizes computer scoring, where judges use touch pads to record scoring blows. Those totals are tallied electronically by computer, and read at the conclusion of the bout. However, a jury of USA Boxing officials...

Boxing: personal, boxig, amateur program
boxig, amateur program, olyimpics: Hi Hassan, Thanks for writing. The age of 18 isn t too old to start boxing, particularly for heavier athletes like yourself. I d recommend getting in touch with folks in the amateur program in your area to obtain information. You can find the contact...

Boxing: place to box, golden gloves gym, indianapolis indiana
golden gloves gym, indianapolis indiana, best of luck: Hi Jerry, I recommend a golden gloves gym. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises on the left. See if there is a gym near you. They have good trainers and it is free to use the facilities. They can also get you registered to fight and will...

Boxing: portable speed bag frame, luggage straps, baggers
luggage straps, baggers, pods: Hello Ellyn Hitting a speed bag at a pageant would be a GREAT idea! Some of my most advanced speed baggers are woman, and here is a video you might enjoy featuring Doris Degreen from the 1930-40 era. Amazing speed bag skills. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_03KIDtZv9U...

Boxing: possible out comes, accidental head butt, technical knockout
accidental head butt, technical knockout, headbutt: Hi Bill, Thanks for the interesting question. Let me run down all the possibilities I can think of: 1. Decision on points a. unanimous b. split c. majority d. draw 2. Knockout 3. Technical knockout 4. Technical Decision (when a bout is stopped...

Boxing: power, power punch, shoulder rotation
power punch, shoulder rotation, deltoids: Hi Zoe, Power is more about the mechanics of your punch rather than size. It does help, but it s not the main ingredient in a powerful punch. I suggest you do some upper body excercises including traps, deltoids, triceps, biceps, lats and of course abs. When...

Boxing: preparation, professional boxer, boxing club
professional boxer, boxing club, real desire: Hi Sean, You already have a great approach to boxing. I can tell you want to get your feet wet before diving in and that s the best way to start this sport. I ll start with your last question. As a pro boxer, the decisions you make early in your career...

Boxing: pro boxer, professional licensing, licensing requirements
professional licensing, licensing requirements, bouts: Hi Kris, Thanks for the question. There is no official rule of which I am aware that requires amateur boxing experience prior to comepting as a professional. Licensing requirements are largely handled by the state athletic commission, so you ll want to check...

Boxing: Are you a pro boxer?, amateur experience, amateur fights
amateur experience, amateur fights, boxing license: There is not a requirement of rounds or amateur fights that make a pro but based on what you are saying you do lack experience. I would suggest joining USA Boxing and getting some solid amateur experience and then at the coaches advice, turn pro. Thanks,...

Boxing: pro boxing, alan kahn, baby boxer
alan kahn, baby boxer, baby boomer: Hi Adam, Pro boxers Beginning their career at 30? Can t say that I know of any, but that question could be taken a few ways.... A Pro Boxer doesn t begin as a pro boxer. A pro boxer starts out years before as an amatuer. So maybe a better question...

Boxing: pro boxing, roy jones jr, workable compromise
roy jones jr, workable compromise, pro boxing: Well you can try to promote yourself. Roy Jones Jr. did it and with varying success. You have to be connected in the branch to know what s going on and who s doing it. It takes money to promote a fighter and If you get signed but the dude has no cash then...

Boxing: pro boxing license, brandon call, boxing license
brandon call, boxing license, ca gov: Hi Brandon, call or email the contact below....they will get you hooked up with what you need. Good luck! jackson Athletic Commission 1424 Howe Avenue, Suite 33 Sacramento, CA 95825-3217 Phone: (916) 263-2195 Fax: (916) 263-2197 boxing@dca.ca.gov...

Boxing: going pro, professional boxing, government pages
professional boxing, government pages, licensing fee: Hi Greg, Thanks for the question. Professional boxing is generally regulated by a state s athletic commission. You can usually find contact information at your state s official website, or in the government pages of your local phone directory. You...

Boxing: punch bag, carpet lining, ringside boxing
carpet lining, ringside boxing, thick carpet: Hi Tony, Great to hear that you want to start boxing! There are a few things you can do without equipment or with some very inexpensive equipment. First, you can shadowbox, which is basically fighting against an imaginary opponent. You practice your...

Boxing: punch mitts, tennis elbow, wondering what type
tennis elbow, wondering what type, awkward position: Hi Mike, yes, I highly recommend the curved panther or any curved pad over the flat. The curve takes the impact downward into your arm where it should go. The flat pads cause your wrist to flip backwards on impact which puts stress on your wrist joint....

Boxing: punchbag, wooden joists, screw hook
wooden joists, screw hook, ceiling joists: Hi Khizar, I assume you are talking about hanging a heavybag from your ceiling, which has ceiling joists , which are the support lumber behind the ceiling material that supports that ceiling. It is very difficult to answer you correctly because...

Boxing: how to take punches, nerve endings, agressor
nerve endings, agressor, body shots: Hi Ryan, There are areas to the head that punches do hurt a little more when getting hit there. The best place to take punches if you have to is the forehead, You don t have as many nerve endings and your body is made to take more head on trauma then things...

Boxing: punching bag stand, alan kahn, bench press
alan kahn, bench press, grade steel: Hi Snyder, It is frustrating to have a heavybag and no place to hang it.... Without seeing your location or your home gym in person, I would be hestitant to say how you can hang it or if your bench apparatus would hold it. If it is light grade steel...

Boxing: punching bag sleeves, alan kahn, mounths
alan kahn, mounths, punching bag: Hi Frank, I m not really sure what you are asking, but I think you mean your heavy bag ripped and you need a cover to protect the outer leather..?? here are a few that I would recommend Ringside gel sleeves http://www.ringside.com/detail.aspx?ID=25682...

Boxing: just got a punching bag . . . what now?, proper fist, freestanding punching bag
proper fist, freestanding punching bag, basic moves: Hi Jamie, Thanks for the question. I m not sure if you bought a heavy bag or a speed bag, but either way, there are lots of resources available to guide you on how to reach your goals with the bag. I d recommend that you go to a boxing equipment site...

Boxing: punching, alan kahn, punching power
alan kahn, punching power, several ways: Hi Ryan, Yes! there are several ways you can Focus your speed bag workout for strength, Power and Speed. Here is link to some focused workouts for these benefits on Speedbagcentral.com that will tell you how to do this. http://www.speedbagcentral.com/Tips_FocusedWorkouts.html...

Boxing: purchasing speed bag, alan kahn, platform html
alan kahn, platform html, speed bags: Hi Dylan, 14 is a great age to start speed bagging! Actually, your weight has little to do with the speed bag or the equipment you purchase. Most people chose a wallunit a speed bag that is right for their price. The biggest price factor is the board...

Boxing: Queries from a beginner, eye hand coordination, upper body strength
eye hand coordination, upper body strength, fitness regime: Hi Darren, Great to hear from you and glad you have started boxing activities for a home fitness regime. It fits the home environment very well. Now for your questions. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ you asked ..Would a speedball be...

Boxing: I Have A Question Concerning Boxing, soft drinks, drink lots of water
soft drinks, drink lots of water, late at night: Hello Summer, sorry for the delay, I was out of town. The healthiest way to lose weight is to go for 2 to 3 pounds a week. So if you started losing right now you could possibly lose about 18 pounds by the beginning of the year or 30 pounds by feb. You...

Boxing: Question about training, and diet., ringside boxing, shadow boxing
ringside boxing, shadow boxing, professional boxer: Hi Vincent, I m glad you are starting to Box. 15 is a great time to start! Your beginning routine sounds great. But Shadow boxing for an hour might be a little more than necessary. I hope you break it down to 1 or 2 minute rounds with a short break...

Boxing: Re: Judah/Mayweather, zab judah, floyd mayweather
zab judah, floyd mayweather, february 12: Hi Rodric, I m sorry I didn t see your question earlier; it wasn t delivered to my mailbox on time, and apparently your deadline has passed. If there s anything I might still be able to do to assist you, feel free to email me directly at NoBSRef@aol.com....

Boxing: Reach, heavyweight boxer
heavyweight boxer: Pretty much the normal would be about 76 inches but there are many with 78 to 80 inch reaches. Anything from tip of finger to tip of finger less than your height of 75 inches would probably be considered a little short but not so bad that you could not overcome....

Boxing: Reach, alan kahn, sonny liston
alan kahn, sonny liston, mohammad ali: Hi Patrick, The accepted theory is that normal human reach (measured as wingspan is the same distance as your height. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reach_(physical_measurement) For 6 3 that is 75 inches, so your normal wingspan (arms outstretched)...

Boxing: Reach or height, opponent, variables
opponent, variables, advantages disadvantages: Greater reach is an advantage but an advantage in itself is not always the deciding factor. There are too many variables to consider the options here. Longer reach but slower? He ll never get to use it, as an example. For differences of longer and shorter...

Boxing: Reach, finger tip, boxers
finger tip, boxers, boxer: Hi Gene, with boxer standing up and arms extended to the sides, they measure from finger tip to finger tip. Generally speaking, a person s reach is commonly about the same length in inches as your height. So if you are 6 0 then normal reach is about 72 ....obviously...

Boxing: Recordbook, ebay, google
ebay, google, boxer: Hi Victor, I believe the Ring Magazine stopped publishing the Ring Record Book quite a while ago. More than likely, the reason would be that all of the information contained within the record book is now readily available online for free. For example, the...

Boxing: Referee's Pay, roy jones jr, roy jones jr fight
roy jones jr, roy jones jr fight, professional boxing: Hi Amber, Thanks for writing. Referees generally are paid per card that they work, not per bout. However, the payment amount is determined in large part by how big the gate is (amount of money taken in by paying customers), whether or not the bout is...

Boxing: Registering as a couch and manager, usaboxing org, registration chairperson
usaboxing org, registration chairperson, usa boxing: Hi Chad, Thanks for the question. I m not sure if you re interested in amateur boxing or professional boxing. There are significant differences in registration processes for each. For professional boxing, you ll need to contact the athletic commission...

Boxing: Right handed south paw, south paw, southpaw stance
south paw, southpaw stance, improper technique: Mike: You should fight in the same stance all of the time. I personally am not big on the southpaw stance for a couple of reasons. Sometimes it is harder to get fights, also it is harder to find someone to spar with. I also feel in general southpaws...

Boxing: Right, Left, or Straight, pinky toes, straight jab
pinky toes, straight jab, physical deficiencies: Hi Cameron, Thanks for the question. First off, the person who provided you with the perspective on the quickest route between two points is correct. Therefore, a good straigh jab will reach your opponent before his hook reaches you if both punches...

Boxing: Ringside Championships, novice class, amateur boxers
novice class, amateur boxers, novice division: Hi Devon, Thanks for the question. According to the technical rules of USA Boxing (see below), a boxer who has not competed in any bouts is actually considered to be sub-novice. However, general practice has been that a boxer with 0-10 bouts is considered...

Boxing: Rocky, natural athletic ability, puchers
natural athletic ability, puchers, mike tyson: Hi Bob, Thanks for the questions. Since these are all subjective, I ll preface my response by saying that these are only my opinions, and others will have different opinions! Having said that, I think it s clear that Marciano was a very hard puncher,...

Boxing: Round Changes, world championship boxing, calvin grove
world championship boxing, calvin grove, lightweight champion: Hi Brendan, Thanks for the question. World championship boxing matches wre rduced form 15 rounds to 12 rounds in 1984. This was adirect reaction to the 14th round fatal knockout of Du Ku Kim by then-WBA Lightweight Champion Ray Mancini. The WBA was the...

Boxing: Roy Jones Jr., alan kahn, roy jones jr
alan kahn, roy jones jr, southpaw stance: Hi Kevin, I think he fights standard, or righty just because most fight pictures I have seen him in, and the few fights of his I have seen, normally have him in the standard left leg front, Left Jab, Left Hook, Right STraight punch position. Here...

Boxing: Run before breakfast?, world class athlete, alan kahn
world class athlete, alan kahn, mile pace: Hi Daniel, Running B4 breakfast is fine, but I don t think you should judge what is right for you by what Larry Holmes said he did. Three hours is a bit excessive for the average boxer, and remember, he was a world class athlete, most likely with a group...

Boxing: ray mancini, duk koo kim, golden gloves champion
duk koo kim, golden gloves champion, ray mancini: Hi Mike, You can find the entire card for almost any boxing event in the world at www.boxrec.com. Find the link at the top of the page that says date and then click it, and enter the desired date in the field. All of the known boxing matches that occured...

Boxing: reach, winning side, fingertip
winning side, fingertip, wingspan: Hi Joe, Thanks for the question. There are actually two ways that are used to measure a boxer s reach. Traditionally, reach has been measured from fingertip to fingertip, with arms extended to the side. This actually determines wingspan , and the measurement...

Boxing: reach measurment, alan kahn, question index
alan kahn, question index, ufc: HI Jason, My own person belief is that is from the underarm (where arm joins the shoulder) to the tip of the middle finger. But their are several ways to do it. I don t follow the UFC, and I am not sure how they do it, but it is probably similiar to boxing....

Boxing: reach, finger tip, lennox lewis
finger tip, lennox lewis, puncher: Reach is measured by raising the arms out from the sides and measuring from finger-tip to finger-tip. I think Ali would knock out Lennox Lewis within five rounds. Lewis cannot take a good punch and although Ali wasn t a devastating puncher, Lewis couldn...

Boxing: reaching past my limits, jumping rope, jump rope
jumping rope, jump rope, sporting goods store: Hello Brice, sounds great, I would plan on a 1 1/2 hour workout session 4 days a week. Start by jumping rope for 20 minutes. Go ahead and wrap your hands with hanpwraps. If you dont have any grab you a pair at the local sporting goods store. shadow box...

Boxing: Getting ready for the big fight, good luck jack, perfect punch
good luck jack, perfect punch, pounding the pavement: Hi Hunter, The number one thing on your list should be conditioning. Boxing is 80% conditioning. You cannot even throw the most perfect punch in the world if you are too tired to let it go. So let s start pounding the pavement ASAP. I m assuming you are...

Boxing: If I get really good at boxing in 6 months can I just turn pro, female boxer, reference point
female boxer, reference point, eight months: To be really good at the sport takes years, not just months. Most good coaches won t even put a boxer into their first competition until they ve had at least 8 months of training. You can turn pro anytime you want, but you re better off boxing as an amateur...

Boxing: How can i register as an athlete, usaboxing org, passbook
usaboxing org, passbook, 8 years: Hi Daniel, Thanks for the question. To register with USA boxing, go to the following link and find your geographic area: http://www.usaboxing.org/90.htm Once you find it, note the name of the local boxing committee (LBC...yours will be named something...

Boxing: registered club, amateurboxing, schenectady ny
amateurboxing, schenectady ny, boxing club: No, I do not. But if you email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and restate the question I will give you a contact in that Association who can tell you. Jerry - I saw your email but, for some reason, it didn t download to my email program. Could you please...

Boxing: report, quick paydays, floyd mayweather
quick paydays, floyd mayweather, mainstream sport: Hi Kris, Thanks for the question. Monitarily speaking, boxing is a very risky sport in several respects. The odds are stacked against you from the beginning simply because it is not a mainstream sport that draws tons of athletes and is on network tv...

Boxing: requirments for coaching, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, hi john: Hi John - Once you are registered with USA Boxing in Georgia, you will have to attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic (and every 24 months after that). You won t need any documentation to register. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I will send...

Boxing: reqwired field, alan kahn, boxing clubs
alan kahn, boxing clubs, boxing gym: HI Megan, As a 13 year old you would be at a great age to begin boxing training in a legitimate boxing gym with a your program. However without knowing where you live it would be impossible to exactly answer your question as to what gyms may be available...

Boxing: Am I the right size to compete at this weight class?, super middleweight, amateur boxer
super middleweight, amateur boxer, speciman: Hi Devon, this all depends on what kind of weight you are carrying. If you are lean and have power, then I would fight at 165 as pro. If you have some extra fat then you should drop weight until your reach somewhere around 10% bodyfat or better. For instance...

Boxing: ripped, alan kahn, criticalbench
alan kahn, criticalbench, body exercises: Hi armando, Many boxers are physically well defined, but the diet and training techniques for the specialty physique training of getting ripped is really not the purview of boxing, but rather a bodybuilding question. Many boxers are physically well defined,...

Boxing: rocky marcianos training regime, boxing gyms, thick legs
boxing gyms, thick legs, natural strength: Hi Cliff, my understanding is that Rocky Marciano never used weights. He used his own bodyweight to do excercises. When he would travel in those days there were not many boxing gyms to even do his boxing routine. So he would figure out excercises to do in...

Boxing: How much room do I need for a heavy bag?, alan kahn, closer to one
alan kahn, closer to one, workouts: Hi Shahar, It is really impossible for me to exactly answer your questions because I don t know how high your ceiling or hanging stand is, how long the bag and chain are and how big you. Also, If you will only punch the bag, or do you want to do some martial...

Boxing: rules and scoring, headbutt, system awards
headbutt, system awards, rd2: Hi Drew, Thanks for the question. Your inquiries are very complex, so I ll try to be as clear and brief as possible. The 10-point must system awards 10 points to the winner of a round and 9 or less to the loser. An even round would be scored 10-10...

Boxing: running, thought process, evenings
thought process, evenings: There technically is no difference at all and I know many that run in the evenings. The thought process for those that run in the morning is that is when they have more energy as opposed to the evening when they are wore down from the days activities. ...

Boxing: Sanctioned fights, boxing program, rec department
boxing program, rec department, department contract: It depends on whether or not the rec department will allow you to use your own name for the gym, or if they want their name to be primary. If they do, and you want to hold sanctioned shows there, they will either have to get registered with USAB as a club...

Boxing: Sandbags, alan kahn, burlap bags
alan kahn, burlap bags, vegas sand: Hi Shireen, Well, the easiest home made modification I have seen it to purchase the sandbags from a lumber shop or building supply company, (leave the sand in the bag..) put the sandbag inside several thick black plastic bags (heavy duty trash bags), then...

Boxing: Scaphoid / ligament - wrist, sports physician, injury specialist
sports physician, injury specialist, dangerous activity: Hi Gar, Your question is a valid one, but it really falls outside of the expertise of a boxing expert and into the realm of a physician. I would never give anyone advice contrary to what his or her examining physician has given, but if you re convinced...

Boxing: HOW CAN I BE SERIOUSLY IN THE GAME, professional boxing, olympic style
professional boxing, olympic style, black belt: Hi Shaheem - you should find a gym and trainer who will coach you in Olympic-style boxing, which is much different than MMA or professional boxing. I would suggest at least 8 months of training in the basics, to include sparring, before you begin to compete....

Boxing: Selecting a bag & stand, alan kahn, heavybag workout
alan kahn, heavybag workout, speedbag: HI Joan, Thanks for ordering my training materials. I hope they help you learn the speed bag! The answer to your question depends on what you are trying to do. IF you want to workout with BOTH a heavybag and speed bag, or IF you are wanting to focus...

Boxing: Setting up a home gym, setting up a home gym, alan kahn
setting up a home gym, alan kahn, free weights: Hi Rich, About hand protection, yes it would be safe to just use hand wraps on the speed bag. I often hit of short periods without them. But for serious training, I recommend hand wraps or gloves. However, I do not recommend the mitten style gloves but...

Boxing: Setting up a Speed Bag, retaining ring pliers, alan kahn
retaining ring pliers, alan kahn, gym room: Hi Jeff, You can do take the bag of the chain link with a link removal device like retaining Ring Pliers found here http://www.crawfordtool.com/retaining_ring.html but carried at many local stores that carry tools. You can also do this with by...

Boxing: Setting up a speed bag(part 2), retaining ring pliers, alan kahn
retaining ring pliers, alan kahn, diameter size: Hi Jeff, Actually, if you are talking about these retaining ring pliers, http://www.crawfordtool.com/retaining_ring.html than I suggest getting a set with interchangeable ends. (look down the page of the above link) The set I got at Lowes building...

Boxing: Shadow Boxing, alan kahn, boxing workouts
alan kahn, boxing workouts, boxing basics: Hi Kenny. Shadow boxing is use to practice boxing basics, such as your stance, movement and punching techniques. You can do this to a mirror to observe yourself, using your reflection as an opponent. You can do this to learn basics, and then when you...

Boxing: What Size Gloves, school age students, muhammad ali
school age students, muhammad ali, boxing gloves: Hi Dan, Thanks for the question. Professional boxers use 8 oz. gloves for lighter weight divisions, and 10 oz. gloves for the heavier divisions (so Rocky and Muhammad Ali would wear 10 oz. gloves). If you re considering competition with school-age...

Boxing: Smallest speed bag, alan kahn, x4
alan kahn, x4, different companies: Hi Paul, In my experience the 6x4 has been the smallest I have seen. I have several that size, but I actually prefer using the 8x5 size. I m not saying they don t exist, but I haven t seen any advertised. Speed Bag sizes are kind of relative to the...

Boxing: Southpaw maybe Converting help, south paw, martial artists
south paw, martial artists, great entertainment: Hello Justin, If you are a natural south paw or left handed, there is no need to switch to right handed, and certainly not because of a what some movie portrayed. The Rocky movies are great entertainment, but they are movies, not real boxing. IF you want...

Boxing: Southpaws, southpaw stance, leading hand
southpaw stance, leading hand, step left foot: Dear Phil, Boy that IS the $64,000,000 question. There is not much definitive training information out there on that one. I suspect that is more of a inside word of mouth, in the ring secret. I do know the normal key to controling and gaining the advantage...

Boxing: SPEED BAG, alan kahn, speed bags
alan kahn, speed bags, creases: Hi J G, Most speed bags state around 4lbs of air. Now without a pump that is difficult to determine so the best way to tell is to fill it up until all the creases are out of the leather and the bag is smooth. You should be able to squeeze the bag and it...

Boxing: SPEED BAG, alan kahn, demo clips
alan kahn, demo clips, boxing coach: Hi Stacy, As a beginner, you may have a boxing coach helping you with the speed bag. I personally use the speed bag in a little wider range than most competitive boxers, but I can help with some links that will outline all you will need to get started....

Boxing: Speed Bag, two fists, practice exercises
two fists, practice exercises, flash macromedia: Hi Branden, If you can already hit with good speed from the FRONT of the bag, then you can start learning techniques from all around the bag. A technique is an independent striking skill that can be made in one smooth motion. Since we have two fists...

Boxing: Speed Bag, internal resistance, slow leak
internal resistance, slow leak, functional difference: Hi Elmer, I think Air Pressure is very important. It provides the internal resistance for the bounce in the rebound. It Sounds like your bag has a slow leak. This can be either a small pinhole leak in the bladder or a bad air valve. Outside air temperature...

Boxing: Speed Bag Book, syncopated rhythms, bible book
syncopated rhythms, bible book, suzanne elizabeth: Hello Suzanne Elizabeth, Thank you for the remarks about my training materials. I am very happy that they are helping you. Concerning the other book, I have received numerous emails and letters stating opinions very similiar to yours. I have seen that...

Boxing: Speed Bag Equipment / DVD Training Videos, speed bags, platform html
speed bags, platform html, personal preference: Hello MIke Thanks for the kind words about my speed bag work on the speed bag bible DVD. I appreciate the compliment. For a few more speed bag demonstrations check out the video s on this link; http://www.putfile.com/speedbag I also believe you will...

Boxing: Speed Bag Purchase, alan kahn, ringside boxing
alan kahn, ringside boxing, speed bags: Hi Mark, Thanks for the nice comments. Since you can handle the speed bag very well, all you may need to do is shake a little rust off. All the skills you had are still there and will come back pretty quickly. You could go right to the smaller, faster...

Boxing: Speed Bag Rehab., eye hand coordination, upper body strength
eye hand coordination, upper body strength, target audience: Hello Elizabeth B. You are right! your Paraplegic friend CAN use the Speed Bag as an excellent home exercise activity. There is no reason why someone has to stand up to hit it, for it works perfectly well sitting down. The only adaption needed is to...

Boxing: Speed Bag Setup and the Double End Bag, belfast northern ireland, town of leicester
belfast northern ireland, town of leicester, hardwood board: Hi Darren, Nice hearing from you again. Sorry, but I don t anything about Lonsdale bags. I ve never hit one. But, getting any bag cheap is great as long as it is not a cheap bag . As far as speed bag platforms outside, I would say put up a hardwood...

Boxing: Speed Bag Setup, platform html, vinyl bags
platform html, vinyl bags, mitem: Hi Matt, Welcome to the world of cheap speed bag equipment. Sorry to hear about your lousy first entry into speed bag training. You are not the first to contact me with negative remarks about the everlast vinyl bags. And the recent cheapo swivels they...

Boxing: Speed Bag Size, alan kahn, ringside boxing
alan kahn, ringside boxing, speed bags: HI Mike A year and a half is a while. If you can keep the 11x8 going pretty good, then you could move down a couple of sizes, to a 9x6. If you can only buy ONE bag, then I would suggest the red bag on the first link below. However, if you can a couple...

Boxing: Speed Bag Swivel problem, champs sporting goods, alan kahn
champs sporting goods, alan kahn, hook rod: Hi Mark, the problem you are having is somewhat uncommon to my own experience. Years ago I used Everlast Ball Hook swivels for many hours every day and seldom had that problem. but I have had a ball hook rod come lose once or twice, and there is normally...

Boxing: Speed Bag setup, sidetables, demilune
sidetables, demilune, circular table: Hi Mr. Jones, Sorry your speed bag unit got lost in transit! You CAN make your own speed bag rebound unit, but it will take some work. the Wood rebound board is easy, if there is a lumbar store available, such as Lowes or Home Depot. Get a 24, 30 or...

Boxing: Speed Bag setup, alan kahn, fist
alan kahn, fist, shoulders: Hi David I think the Belly of the Bag should be even with the mouth. That allows the fist to easily pass through the bag to all sides. ( Front. Back & Sides) Here is link to SPEEDBAGCENTRAL.com, a new website that is dedicated to Speed Bag Training....

Boxing: Speed Bag size, heavybags, fitness activity
heavybags, fitness activity, back porch: Hi Adam, I am happy you are chosing several punching bags as a home fitness activity. It is a great way to work out and do it privately in your home at your own time and pick up some great self defense and fitness qualities. There are several things...

Boxing: Speed Bag Techniques, punch techniques, circle punch
punch techniques, circle punch, straight punch: Hi Simon Techinques on the speed bag are created by joining the fists and elbows together in one smooth motion to contact the bag with one rebound inbetween the parts. Since we have two fists and two elbows, A single technique may have one, two three or...

Boxing: Speed Bag (but not training question), eye hand coordination, speedbag
eye hand coordination, speedbag, kane: Hi Kane Thanks for the question. The base of a speed bag is not necessarily a perfect sphere, and it is designed to move at different angles depending on precisely where it is hit. Remember, the speed bag is not soley about speed, but it also develops...

Boxing: Speed Bag training, circle punch, straight punch
circle punch, straight punch, thumb area: Hello Gara, Congratulations on installing your speed bag. I am sure you will find it very rewarding and a great way to exercise at home and express yourself through its rhythm. I will try to answer your questions for you: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++...

Boxing: Speed Bag, alan kahn, demo clips
alan kahn, demo clips, platform html: Hi Kenny, Speed Bags are sold at most sporting goods stores and some larger department stores in the sporting goods section. Academy sports stores http://www.academy.com/ Some Champs sporting good stores Sports Unlimited http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/boxing.html...

Boxing: Speed Bags, alan kahn, titleboxing
alan kahn, titleboxing, speedbag: Actually, the 11x8 http://www.boxingdepot.com/bx-ba-24.html Everlast 4210 is a great learning size, or the very closely sized 4213 http://www.boxingdepot.com/bx-ba-30.html. Actually, all of the technique pictures in my book are taken with the Red 4210 bag....

Boxing: Speed Bags, alan kahn, pawn shop
alan kahn, pawn shop, speed bags: I do not know of any way to make a home-made speed bag. I have never seen one or done that myself. Perhaps a pawn shop or play it again Sam sports recycle shop would have one you could get at a reduced price. good luck in finding a speed bag. ...

Boxing: Speed bag bladder, particle board, patch job
particle board, patch job, square shape: Hi kevin Question 1a: ..Did you change the mounting screws? (the screws that fasten the platform to the arms) Because they don t look like they could handle a very thick piece of wood in addition to the particle board platform. Question 1b: And also...

Boxing: Speed bag competitions, regional competitions, health literature
regional competitions, health literature, astion: Hello Doc, Let me start my answer with an apology, for this will be much longer than you anticipated. You may want to print it off, and please contact me privately via email if needed. It is truly a pleasure to receive your contact - for several reasons....

Boxing: Speed bag and platform, frame weights, designs and shapes
frame weights, designs and shapes, bible book: Hi Steve, I am glad you enjoyed the bible book & video. Hopefully it will help you understand the bag and get better. It can be a tricky little varmit sometimes..... Your bags may not rebound very fast for a couple of reasons. First, it depends on...

Boxing: Speed bag question/2 parts, health benifits, american baseball
health benifits, american baseball, split second timing: Hi Gabriel Yes, you could put the board up on overhead studs or flooring from the above floor. I have seen that several times in peoples basements or low level garages. The only problem is it is completely unadjustable. shorter people may have to have...

Boxing: Speed bag questions, alan kahn, pair of scissors
alan kahn, pair of scissors, speedbag: HI Jason, I am very glad you found The Speed Bag Bible DVD helpful! I developed it to teach people like you how the speed bag works and offer a path, or logical sequence of learning the many techniques and combinations. Speed Bag Training really is a unique...

Boxing: Speed bag set-up, alan kahn, floor frame
alan kahn, floor frame, putfile: Hi Sharilyn, I often get questions like this from renters, and I wish I had a good answer. I would love to design a unit that somehow fits in a door way. But alas, right now there is no way I know of other than a free standing floor frame like this: http://store.titleboxing.com/title-professional-freestanding-heavybag-speedbag.html...

Boxing: Speed bag And swivel, cleto reyes, s hook
cleto reyes, s hook, swing arc: Hi Pete, I stand by the S_hook as the best for my purposes. Hitting from all angles makes the others have problems. It is noisy, but simple does not mess with the rebound. I think the swivel at your link is alright, but makes a longer swing arc because...

Boxing: Speed bag techniques, multimedia type, speed bags
multimedia type, speed bags, little devils: Hi Jason, These speed bags are pesky little devils, subject to fly off in all directions..... The problem you describe is very common for a beginner. Certain equipment issues can influence the bags rebound. Some swivels seem to influence the rebound...

Boxing: Speed ball set up, alan kahn, titleboxing
alan kahn, titleboxing, eye height: Hi Conrad, The bag height is a question many beginners have, for you mostly see video s in boxing of the boxer punching a bag that is too high! I think the best height for ANY bag of any size is to line up the belly of the bag (fatest part) with your mouth....

Boxing: Speedbag, alan kahn, physical workout
alan kahn, physical workout, body workout: Hi Roslyn, RUN while hitting the speed bag? Hmmm. I guess if you have one of these... Portable Speed Bag http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVtLNsOJnIo Just kidding. I think it s great to modify your speed bag workouts in anyway you can to make it...

Boxing: Speedbag, alan kahn, swing angle
alan kahn, swing angle, swing motion: Hi Victor, Without seeing you hit, it is difficult to say why the bag may seem to be rebounding slight off to you, but the key is: Does that rebound really make you lose control and break down? Actually, the bag rebounds normally in an X pattern...

Boxing: Speedbag in a home, rebound surface, alan kahn
rebound surface, alan kahn, flat carpet: HI Dave & Fiance Quieting down a speed bag is not easy. Only ways I have seen (and heard..) is to avoid a ballhook swivel. Use any of the swivels on the left of this: http://store.titleboxing.com/speed-bags-platforms-swivels.html And to put a softened...

Boxing: Speedbag platform, ratchet tie downs, luggage straps
ratchet tie downs, luggage straps, frame speed: Hi REW Ah yes, you have run into the standard problem with FreeStanding Floor frame speed bag units. The rock and shake all over. There are several reasons for this, but the main problem is the single vertical pole that holds the bags. This offers very...

Boxing: Speedbag Swivel, s hooks, pin clip
s hooks, pin clip, stupid question: Hello Todd, There is no such thing as a stupid question. Depending on what kind of swivel you have, you should be able to pull the pin clip out of the bar and the loop will come off of the swivel.Latch the loop on the speed bag through the loop you pulled...

Boxing: Speedbag for a small space, rebound surface, alan kahn
rebound surface, alan kahn, ringside boxing: Hello Ellen, I do not know of any standard hardware to hang a bag from a ceiling, but you could probably make a solid rebound surface by hangind several ( four ) vertical 2x4,s so that they are level at the bottom and attach your board upwards on the ends....

Boxing: Speedbag stats, alan kahn, american bluegrass
alan kahn, american bluegrass, beats per minute: Hi Joshua, What pace do I hit at? ( how many times a second ). Well, I don t really know. That would depend on bag size and inflation. an 8x5 overinflated bag will go much faster than a larger size bag, or one with less air. But, I have timed myself...

Boxing: Speedbag, argos store, speed bags
argos store, speed bags, lack of speed: Hello Ben, Hmm. The lack of bag speed you describe could be caused by several things, including equipment issues such as board vibration, lousy or loose swivel, Bag shape other bag problem. The bag Dying on the board could very possible be caused by...

Boxing: Speedbags, hand eye coordination, alan kahn
hand eye coordination, alan kahn, speed bags: As a beginner you should use the larger size bag until you get the rythm down. The small bag has quicker rebound and takes more advanced hand eye coordination. Another thing is how much you fill the bag could slow or speed up the bag. The rebound board...

Boxing: Getting Started, shaker heights ohio, ashtabula ohio
shaker heights ohio, ashtabula ohio, golden gloves: Hi Colin, If possible, your best training will come from a Golden Gloves. I looked at a map of Ohio and it looks like you are about 45 minutes from the Cleveland golden gloves. If I am correct, this would be worth the trip. You will get the best training and...

Boxing: Getting Started, boxing gyms, cole counties
boxing gyms, cole counties, usa boxing: Hi Doc, Thanks for the question. Your friend will need to register with USA Boxing with his Local Boxing Committee (LBC). I believe the LBC for your area is as follows: Missouri Valley Association: State of Kansas and that part of the State of Missouri...

Boxing: Getting Started, tempers flare, high quality equipment
tempers flare, high quality equipment, alan kahn: Hi Adam You could start boxing, First, by learning as much as you can about the required skills. Search online for basic information about the stances, movement and punches. Here are some links http://www.balazsboxing.com/cgi-bin/catalog2.cgi?action=page&page=in%20the%20gym|boxing%20basics...

Boxing: Starting., amateur boxer, jump ropes
amateur boxer, jump ropes, golden gloves: Hi Matt, You have chosen a great sport. The first thing I suggest is to look for a Golden Gloves facility in your area. All the locations are listed here: http://www.goldenglovesofamerica.com/ Find out what the hours are are try to show up right when...

Boxing: Starting Boxing Career, good guys, marcello
good guys, marcello, franchises: Hi Marcello, You are not too old. You can fight amateur until you are 34. I recommend you go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises. Find a gym near you and head on down there. They have good trainers and can get you registered. You will meet...

Boxing: Starting Boxing, golden gloves, tae kwon
golden gloves, tae kwon, weight class: Hi Nester, sounds like you are off to a good start so boxing may come easier to you than others... go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises. Find a gym near you and start training there. They have good training and they will get you registered....

Boxing: Starting boxing while overweight, light weights, amateur competition
light weights, amateur competition, fighting weight: Boxing is dangerous at any level and can result in brain damage and or death. Generally most injuries are minor, but you never know. Your weight is hard to determine because I do not know your bone structure. Most fighters at 5 ft. 4 in. are in the lighter...

Boxing: Starting boxing, punches, losing weight
punches, losing weight, calories: Hello JC Tussey, I don t know the whole situation at your gym but it is common especially for beginners to be taught a few punches and then left alone to get acquainted with something new. It is preferable to have a boxer start in their teens and work their...

Boxing: Starting a career, golden gloves gym, good luck jack
golden gloves gym, good luck jack, amateur boxer: Dave, Boxing locations have always been a problem because it is not a mainstream sport. Although hope is not lost. Contact the number below and ask them what you need to do in your state to fight unattached . It is not uncommon to fight without a team for...

Boxing: Starting up, alan kahn, soccor
alan kahn, soccor, boxing gym: Hi Arrash, Boxing would be a great way for you to stay in shape. In my opinion, you are never too old to start. At 20, you might even contemplate a competitive career if that is your interest, but you can certainly train and practice for fun and fitness...

Boxing: State Title?!, lightweight title, state titles
lightweight title, state titles, jose rivera: Hi Ryan, Thanks for the question. I m not too sure about state titles myself, but my research showed me the following. State titles vary in significance from state to state. Essentially, a given state s athletic commission can sanction a bout for the state...

Boxing: Stratagy..., crazy monkey, straight left
crazy monkey, straight left, guidence: Hi John, If you can t hit that head try mixing your attack with body and head. Its hard to judge everything because I m not there, but if hes pulling his head back on you, keep stepping in on him. Maybe you made an advance but you stopped, keep going and...

Boxing: Strongest Punch & Best KO, mike tyson and evander holyfield, sonny liston
mike tyson and evander holyfield, sonny liston, lewis tyson: Hi Andrew, Thanks for the questions. I remember hearing about the power-recording device you mention, but I don t know much about it. In order for that to be an effective measurement, every boxer in the world and in history would have to have recorded...

Boxing: Strongest Punch, mike tyson and evander holyfield, riddick bowe
mike tyson and evander holyfield, riddick bowe, boxing gloves: Andrew, There is a good chance that the person who holds the “strongest punch ever recorded,” never laced up a pair of boxing gloves. Of course, what a machine states regarding the velocity behind a punch and what a fighter thinks will differ. Evander Holyfield...

Boxing: Style of boxing, tip of my fingers, left hook
tip of my fingers, left hook, question thanks: Hi Devon, I think do both, be an outside guy and an inside guy. Moving are being on the outside is just turning your opponent to get a shot off while hes off balance, so long as you are balanced yourself. While your thinking of which style, hes hitting...

Boxing: Style of boxing, amateur boxer, salvador sanchez
amateur boxer, salvador sanchez, puncher: Yes, you can be a very agressive counter puncher. The fighters that are really good to review are Alexis Aurguello, and Salvador Sanchez both are mostly out of the 1970s. I am beginning to develop instuction and training videos on my website but I have just...

Boxing: Supplements or no supplements..., high protein diets, effective diets
high protein diets, effective diets, protein shakes: To drop weight effectively, there are a number of ways, but for the most part most fighters and athletes who train go on high protein diets, because the protein helps muscles repair and build. Whey protein is a good source to use as far as supplements go....

Boxing: safety, amateur boxing, tank tops
amateur boxing, tank tops, brain damage: Amateur boxing is one of the safest sports to participate in. The instances of injury or death are nominal. This is mostly due to the use of the headgear, thicker gloves, tank tops and good refereeing. For sparring, make sure you are using 14 or 16oz. gloves...

Boxing: sand bag, roundhouse kick, quality boxing
roundhouse kick, quality boxing, straight punch: Hi Canguzelis, You have a very interesting name! I have never seen that name before. Concerning a Sand Bag , I think you mean a hanging heavy bag. It attaches up above with a chain or rope and swings. These bags are used for several reasons: One...

Boxing: selfdefence/stating up, sorry the world, longer legs
sorry the world, longer legs, release moves: Hi Simon I am sorry the world seems to be picking on you! That sucks and isn t fair. Bigger people like to pick on folks that either look like or act like easy targets. Since their own ego s are shorter than you, they think dominating someone will raise...

Boxing: shouder ache, upper body workouts, alan kahn
upper body workouts, alan kahn, shoulder discomfort: If the pain is minor and not seriously interfering with your arm movement, do some range of motion activities but don t strain it. Let it rest of about a month to make sure you don t make it chronic. If it is really limiting your arm motion and hurts...

Boxing: where to sign up and what to eat and fitness, cardio, franchises
cardio, franchises, good luck: Cody, go to www.goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises find a gym near you..... when you go in, ask for a trainer and tell him you want to learn how to box... at home, you should start running and doing situps...cardio and abs are the two...

Boxing: signups, golden gloves, state competition
golden gloves, state competition, local club: Hi Rene, Things are alot easier if you join a club first. If you re among the best in the club then I m sure they ll send you along to the local competition. Win that, and it s the State competition and after that, on to the nationals. As a Canadian it is...

Boxing: size, bone structure, muscle weight
bone structure, muscle weight, speed advantage: Hi Sultan, you are right about bone structure in regards to holding weight. It is possible to gain weight on a small frame but it puts a lot of extra stress on your joints. Tyson was always a heavyweight, he has a large bone structure and is also short for...

Boxing: son interested in boxing, alan kahn, boxing coach
alan kahn, boxing coach, entry level students: Hello Roberto, The steps to finding a legitimate boxing trainer are basically find a dedicated boxing coach or boxing program, usually located in a dedicated boxing gym. This is essential for someone who plans of actually competing in legitimate (organized...

Boxing: southpaw boxing, southpaw boxing, foot position
southpaw boxing, foot position, right hander: Hi Terrence, I think more imortant than perfect foot position against a right hander, is controlling the fight with your front hand (right hand),lots of jabs, hooks and straight lefts. Some effective punches against a right hander if you re a southpaw...

Boxing: sparring, crooked nose, flat nose
crooked nose, flat nose, noses: Hi Tom, it really depends on the person s defense. Everyone who boxes will get hit, the difference is that guys with good head movement rarely hit hit flush. If you get hit square in the nose it is probably one of the worst things you ll ever experience....

Boxing: speed, pound weights, punch combination
pound weights, punch combination, home exercises: Hi Patrick, Speed is all in the mechanics of your punches. Get in front of the mirror at home at throw each punch by itself in slow motion. Make sure form is correct. Gradually increase your speed until you are throwing as fast as you can. Do each punch...

Boxing: speed bag, circle punch, straight punch
circle punch, straight punch, boxing training: Hi RC Welcome, and glad to hear you are considering the boxing equipment as a source of training! These are excellent pieces of equipment and can also adapt easily to the home environment. Most places have a heavy bag also, but don t worry about that. Just...

Boxing: speed bag, saint olaf college, hong kierkegaard library
saint olaf college, hong kierkegaard library, assistant football coach: Hello Gordon, Or should I say professor ? It is an honor to be asked a question by THE Gordon Marino. NOT only a former professional boxer, but a professor of philosophy, curator of the Hong Kierkegaard Library, and assistant football coach at Saint Olaf...

Boxing: speed bag, moving target, skilled activities
moving target, skilled activities, swing motion: Hi Tony Glad to hear that you just got a speed bag. I think you will find it very enjoyable. It is not as difficult as it looks or sounds. Basically you want to hit the bag repetitively to keep it going. This takes some practice and control of you power,...

Boxing: speed bag, circle punch, straight punch
circle punch, straight punch, cardiovascular endurance: HI David Sure I can make some general recommendations about speed bag exercises, but without any knowledge on your level of skill with the bag, I can t make any specific recommendations. The speed bag really works your arms and shoulders. The Triceps...

Boxing: speed bag, eye hand coordination, spine problems
eye hand coordination, spine problems, college volleyball: Hi Greg, Call me prejudiced, but I think the speed bag would fit great into your workout program, and should really help your beach volleyball. In fact, several high school and college volleyball teams utilize the speed bag to help develop faster reaction...

Boxing: speed bag, workout regime, alan kahn
workout regime, alan kahn, bible: Hi Greg, I would recommend a 7x10 or 8x11 for a beginner. Read about them here. Here is a link to them http://store.titleboxing.com/titlespeedbags1.html ..and read about speedbag sizes here. http://www.speedbagcentral.com/Equipment_SpeedBagParts.html#C...

Boxing: speed bag, online auction sites, moderate skill
online auction sites, moderate skill, speed bags: Hello alejandro I am not sure what You mean by putting up the speed bag, except perhaps how to set one up. Speed Bags come in two basic styles. First, those that hang on a wall, or second, those that attach are are part of a freestanding floor frame...

Boxing: speed bag, alan kahn, speedbag
alan kahn, speedbag, boxing websites: HI Rich We Love beginners! Welcome to the joys of using the speed bag. I have an entire website dedicated to teaching speed bag basics, called SpeedBagCentral.com. here is a link to the introduction page. http://www.speedbagcentral.com/SpeedBagBasics_Introduction.html...

Boxing: speed bag, alan kahn, teardrop shape
alan kahn, teardrop shape, titleboxing: I really like the shape of the Titleboxing speedbags http://store.titleboxing.com/titlespeedbags1.html I just like the teardrop shape. I think they rebound better than the longer narrower types. and I like the size, shape and price of this Double...

Boxing: speed bag, alan kahn, body coordination
alan kahn, body coordination, muscle tension: HI Ryan, The speed bag has many benefits (follow this link) http://www.speedbagcentral.com/ssp/introduction#A Physically, it mainly effects your upper body coordination and hand speed, but can have a positive effect on any other rhythmic based activity...

Boxing: speed bag I-beam mount, alan kahn, brackets
alan kahn, brackets, bolts: Hi Mark, Actually I have never really seen a speed bag board mounted directly to an I-Beam only. I believe you could put the board up with bolts through the I-beam edges, but it would be difficult to mount the swivel, as well as stabilize the board edges...

Boxing: "speed bag bible" and training video, alan kahn, ringside boxing
alan kahn, ringside boxing, bible training: Hi Daniel. You can order The Speed Bag Bible Book & Training Program from several online sources. TitleBoxing: Book http://store.titleboxing.com/speedbagbible.html DVD http://store.titleboxing.com/speed-bag-bible-video.html Ringside Boxing...

Boxing: speed bag champion, international competitions, seidman center
international competitions, seidman center, precise reason: Hello Bob, Thanks for the positive feedback about The Speed Bag Bible comprehensive training program. I developed it for the precise reason you indicated. There was NO training information available about how it works or how to learn it. I am very...

Boxing: speed bag instructions, alan kahn, light punch
alan kahn, light punch, fitness activity: Hi Barbara Glad to hear that you have chosen the speed bag as a fitness activity! I can refer you to a few websites with information, but first let me emphasize a couple of the biggest things for you as a beginner. First, get the bag set to the correct...

Boxing: speed bag mount with large metal ring, alan kahn, equipment menu
alan kahn, equipment menu, ebay: Hi Tom, Yes, rebound rings are a different type of mount and you don t see it much anymore. They were a lot more popular years ago but seem to have fallen out of favor. The problem with a metal rebound ring is that the radius of the ring limits the size...

Boxing: speed bag platform setup, alan kahn, shoulder level
alan kahn, shoulder level, x13: Hi nate Glad to hear you got a new speedbag. Let s see if I can answer your questions. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1.what dimensions should the platform be? Most board are either 24in and 36in. The 36in is better for larger bags....

Boxing: speed bag platforms, inch plywood, carpet surface
inch plywood, carpet surface, wood studs: Hi Michael, Yuu can make your own board, and it doesn t have to be round. Any shape will work as long as the holes line up with the horizontal pieces that attach to the board. The cheaper boards seem to give off a higher more annoying pitched sound. If...

Boxing: speed bag repair, bladder replacement, alan kahn
bladder replacement, alan kahn, vinyl models: Hi Chad Here is a picture of your bag. I also have several of these. http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_getprod.php/masterid=4108201 It can come in RED or BROWN Color. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ If it is leaking air you will...

Boxing: speed bag set-up/instruction, small screws, spare bedroom
small screws, spare bedroom, proper position: Hi Stephanie, Congratulations on getting a speed bag for the home! I have two up myself. One in the Garage and one in a spare bedroom. You will find it to be a great addition to your home based workouts. Now to answer your questions. when you say...

Boxing: speed bag set-up, alan kahn, skill levels
alan kahn, skill levels, stephanie: I apologize if I missed a question. I did not see it. ..How high should the bag be set for the users height? I find the best way to adjust the speed bag is to adjust the board up or down to bring the belly of the bag (fastest part around) to be...

Boxing: speed bag setup, alan kahn, shape thanks
alan kahn, shape thanks, nose area: Hi bill, It does matter how high you put the bag because if it is at the wrong height you will practice an incorrect punching motion, and be limited in what combinations you can do. To find the best height, stand in you normal speed bag punching position....

Boxing: speed bag setup, circle punch, straight punch
circle punch, straight punch, s hook: Hi Maus, It sounds like your son has an open Ball-hook swivel. By the way, I use ball hook swivels exclusively and this happens to me occassionally also. I have caught this happening on video numberous times. The bag coming off the S hook is a very...

Boxing: speed bag sizes, alan kahn, titleboxing
alan kahn, titleboxing, speed bags: Hi Chris, I think I saw your post on http://www.speedbagforums.com about the same subject. Speed bag sizes, such as 9x6 and 6x9 mean the same thing. Different manufactures list by the larger number first, some by the smaller. But although the SIZE...

Boxing: speed bag swivel setup, retaining ring pliers, alan kahn
retaining ring pliers, alan kahn, auto part stores: HI Cory. Sounds like you got a chainlink swivel, because you have two bars with a locking pin to hold them together. If that is the case you need to understand the parts and know how to take it apart. I created a special page to explain swivel...

Boxing: speed bag swivel, true rebound, mitch allen
true rebound, mitch allen, striking techniques: HI Mitch Thanks for the compliment. and the best part for me is knowing that YOU can really learn to control the bag like that also. It is not that difficult. Mitch, All it really takes is understanding of how the bag works, and then practice the basic...

Boxing: speed bag technique, 10 minute workouts, memphis state university
10 minute workouts, memphis state university, time in memphis: HI Archibald, I spent a long time in Memphis. Graduated from MSU (back when it was Memphis State University) three times. Lots of great memories up that way, AND that is where I learned the Speed Bag. On Memphis State Campus. OK. for A I suggest...

Boxing: speed bag technique, heavy bag workouts, alan kahn
heavy bag workouts, alan kahn, website speed: Hi Cory, I am glad you are starting out on the speed bag and want to learn the right way. Here is an article I wrote for people who are new to the bag. http://www.rossboxing.com/thegym/thegym20.htm and here is a link to my website speed bag central...

Boxing: speed bag techniques, punch techniques, arm motions
punch techniques, arm motions, body motions: Yes I have videos in either VHS or DVD format. there is a SINGLE TWO HOUR VIDEO that covers all 24 techniques. this is available from many sources. http://store.titleboxing.com/speed-bag-bible-video.html http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/096418270X/104-8877220-2091116...

Boxing: speed bag training, boxing punches, video clip link
boxing punches, video clip link, boxing tips: Hi Jason, Everybody is a beginner at some time! Welcome to the world of speed bag. Yes, the bag hits the board every time you punch it, and several times when you don t. (this is called the swinging rebounds) The best advice to learn to use it...

Boxing: speed bag training, rhythmic expression, home economy
rhythmic expression, home economy, fitness benefits: Hello Doug, I am glad to hear you are taking your new physical activity seriously. The speed bag can do a lot of things for you that will help in boxing, AND any other sport you play. here is a link to the Benefits of Speed Bag Training that I have...

Boxing: speed bag, definitive sound, fitness routine
definitive sound, fitness routine, repetitive movements: Hi Michael The speed bag can be perplexing, however it is really pretty simple to understand. It is NOT that difficult to learn, it just takes a little practice. Basically, it helps you develop rhythm and timing of repetitive movements. Ideally, you...

Boxing: speed training and uppercuts, dumb bells, natural exercise
dumb bells, natural exercise, dumbells: The movement for speed bag is not a natural exercise movement so be careful. If you use light weight it may be okay but if it detracts from form then do not do it. Certainly nothing heavier than what maybe a training glove would weigh. Thanks, Jo...

Boxing: speed, hand speed, puncher
hand speed, puncher, punches: To develope hand speed the double end bag works very well for combination punches and the speed bag will help also. Power is in your technique and turning on your punches. It also helps to incorporate some weight lifting to develope more power. Jo...

Boxing: speedbag record, alan kahn, vidio clip
alan kahn, vidio clip, record attempt: Hello Steve, As far a an official speed bag record concerning who is the fastest ( recognized by Guinness? ). I don t know. I don t know of any speed bag record attempt based on speed, and quite frankly that would be very difficult to create. There are...

Boxing: speedbag, air bladders, alan kahn
air bladders, alan kahn, air bladder: Hi Gren, I have used store bought speed bags all of my career, and never considered making one. The ones I have used and taken apart are fairly complicated, with 5 panels of leather stitched together in a smooth fit, along with an air bladder fitted...

Boxing: speedball, home gym equipment, argos co
home gym equipment, argos co, static product: Hi Thomas, I am not familiar with the Bryan Speedball set personally, but a web search finds this: http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/3022690/Trail/C%24cip%3D42222.Sports+and+leisure%3EC%24cip%3D42273.Home+gym+equipment%3EC%24cip%3D42287.Boxing+equipment.htm...

Boxing: Where do i start?, amateur boxer, golden gloves
amateur boxer, golden gloves, gym trainer: Kirby, Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click franchises on the left. Find a location near you. When you go in to the gym ask for a trainer and tell them you would like to box. You will get a trainer and likely workout about 3 days a week. Golden Gloves...

Boxing: Where to start, boxing clubs, neighbouring towns
boxing clubs, neighbouring towns, boxing club: Hey Sean, first things first. Start searching the white and yellow pages in your home town for boxing clubs. That s what you re looking for, a Boxing Club. Hopefully, there s more than one but don t be surprised that there isn t any! You may have to search...

Boxing: how to start amateur boxing, usaboxing org, gyms in jersey city
usaboxing org, gyms in jersey city, local gyms: Hi Mohammad, Thanks for the questions. In order to compete as an amateur boxer, you ll need to register with USA Boxing. To do so, go to this web address and follow the directions: http://www.usaboxing.org/10_1577.htm You don t need a personal trainer,...

Boxing: can I start boxing now, personal places, boxing clubs
personal places, boxing clubs, casual stroll: Yes and it s just to find a place where they box. Look in the yellow pages. If you find a club, find out when they re open, take a casual stroll down there and get some info. First of all, do they have any program for Cadet or young boxers? What are the dues...

Boxing: start boxing, fitness stores, yellow pages
fitness stores, yellow pages: Hey Daniel, You have to find a club near you. That s the hard part. Check the yellow pages or ask around at fitness stores, they usually know what s going on in town. When you find one, it s just to wander in and say I m here to learn how to box. They ll...

Boxing: how to start up boxing, muscular endurance, excercies
muscular endurance, excercies, jump rope: Marc, The weight training your are doing is very beneficial to boxing. The more muscle the better. Although, remember to stay flexible and do plenty of stretching before and after your workouts. You will not lose any muscle as long as you continue to at...

Boxing: How do i start?, registration chairperson, amateur boxers
registration chairperson, amateur boxers, amateur boxing: Hi Angine, Thanks for the question, and I hope your Thanksgiving was a happy one! 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...

Boxing: Just getting started, boxing gyms, amateur boxers
boxing gyms, amateur boxers, amateur boxer: Hi Joe, the first thing I would look for is a Golden Gloves in your area. It is even worth it if you have to drive a few miles, within reason of course. You will learn the true sport at a GG. GG is a charitable organization that survives on fund raisers, donations...

Boxing: Just getting started, quality leather gloves, jabs
quality leather gloves, jabs, punches: Hi Adam, I recommend 30 second drills on your bag. This nonstop straight punches at 75% speed and power for 30 seconds.... rest for 30 and then back on for 30...start with 6 sets and work your way up to 10...then switch to 1 minute drills doing 4 and work...

Boxing: getting started, dangerous sport, brain damage
dangerous sport, brain damage, no doubt: Zach, there is no doubt that boxing is a dangerous sport. It is possible to sustain injuries. Most will heal up in time but there is a possibility of serious injury although it be rare, it is possible. Eery precaution is taken to prevent injuries of all sorts....

Boxing: getting started, amateur boxer, golden gloves
amateur boxer, golden gloves, eggs in one basket: Hi Erica, I would suggest going to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises . Find a location near you. Golden gloves is a non profit so training is free. He will have to register as a USA amateur boxer to compete in tournaments. This is run about...

Boxing: getting started, kung fu masters, martial arts experts
kung fu masters, martial arts experts, amateurboxing: If you are going to compete in sanctioned events, you will need to have a registered and certified coach in your corner. I also don t recommend training yourself, especially with partners who are not familiar with the amateur Olympic-style boxing. If you...

Boxing: how do you get started to box, boxing gyms, amateur boxing
boxing gyms, amateur boxing, usa boxing: Hi Bryson, Thanks for the question. To get started in amateur boxing, you ll need to register with USA Boxing, and get connected with a local registered boxing gym. To find out where registered amateur boxing gyms are in your area, go to www.usaboxing.org...

Boxing: Getting started in boxing, personal journey, bad shape
personal journey, bad shape, heavyweight division: Hi Chris, Thanks for the questions. I ll preface this by reasserting that I m not a coach or a personal trainer, and most of your questions would seem to be most appropriately be directed to someone who is. I can t really provide an educated answer on...

Boxing: How would I get started I'm..., boxing gyms, boxing coach
boxing gyms, boxing coach, amateur boxing: Hi Shawn, Thanks for the question. I d recommend that you get in touch with a local boxing coach and start having conversations about what you d like to accomplish in boxing (recreation, competition, fitness, etc.) To find out where registered amateur...

Boxing: getting started, weight gloves, heavybags
weight gloves, heavybags, speed bags: Hi Josh, If you have just started your training, I assume you have a coach? If not, you NEED one. Unsupervisored sparring is not a good idea. If you do have a coach, I would ask him what gloves he/she might recommend. There are way too many styles, types...

Boxing: starting, workout plan, bench press
workout plan, bench press, boxing lessons: Hello Bill, Light weight and high reps on all exercises. You want to be lean but not bulky for boxing. I would do bench press, military press, curls, tricep extensions, lat pulldown, leg press and calf raises. Triceps, forearms, back, abs and calves are...

Boxing: Just starting to box, golden gloves, old girl
golden gloves, old girl, sabrina: Hi Sabrina, I recommend locating a golden gloves in your area. They have the best trainers and they are a solid organization that s been around for decades. It s also free. Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises on the left. There will be...

Boxing: starting boxing, athelete, bad habits
athelete, bad habits, smoker: Tommy: 17 is just fine to start but unless you are drug free and don t smoke, I would not recommend that you take up boxing. A good fighter is the most in conditioned athelete in the world. Quit the bad habits then find a good trainer, and good luck....

Boxing: starting boxing, raw eggs, hand injuries
raw eggs, hand injuries, question thanks: Hi James, milk and raw eggs mostly contain protein for building muscle. For stamina you need to focus more on carbs. This would be all your vegetables and also pasta. Milk is fine during training but the day before and the day of the fight your should...

Boxing: starting boxing, high protein diet, atkins diet
high protein diet, atkins diet, exercise routine: The best way to lose excess body fat is a high protein diet that restricts excessive carbohydrates such as starches and sugars and instead concentrates on high protein such as meats, soy, and egg type proteins. All this with a solid exercise routine should...

Boxing: starting a boxing career, amateurboxing, physical shape
amateurboxing, physical shape, amateur competition: Are you interested in amateur or pro? If pro, you can contact your state s athletic commission and get a referral to a pro gym. If amateur (and you really should spend a couple of years in amateur competition), please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and...

Boxing: starting boxing for the first time, good luck jack, healthy lungs
good luck jack, healthy lungs, pain in the butt: Hi Chris, absolutely... 21 is a good age to start... boxing is the perfect sport to help your overall conditiong. It involves every muscle group and it requires excellent conditioning. As far as your smoking, boxing will be tremendous in helping you quit....

Boxing: starting up a boxing gym, golden gloves, insurance reasons
golden gloves, insurance reasons, initial injury: Steve, I would highly recommend getting in touch with Golden Gloves of Amercia (put it in a search engine and go to their website) about starting a franchise. Since Golden Gloves is a charity you can accept donations and get grants for your program. Plus...

Boxing: starting a boxing program, boxing program, membership link
boxing program, membership link, boxing gym: Hi Randy, Thanks for the question. In order to run an amateur boxing program in the United States, all involved entities must be registered with USA Boxing. The entities would be all coaches, boxers, and the gym itself. To determine who you need to contact...

Boxing: starting boxing training, alan kahn, water core
alan kahn, water core, body workout: HI Dean, Boxing is a great total boxing workout and that training will help you in many other sports. The 80-lb bag should be plenty of weight. A canvas convering is old school and most people now favor the more cushioned foam lined water core, but the...

Boxing: starting boxing, alan kahn, strength workout
alan kahn, strength workout, rossboxing: HI Mike. there are many tips to provide for fitness and stamina. I can t hope to list them all, so I will post some links to some useful information for you. I am assuming you punchbag is a heavybag, not a speed bag, so some of these will refer to heavybag...

Boxing: starting a career, gg events, golden gloves
gg events, golden gloves, career question: Matt, I have seen England compete in international GG events so I would assume they have GG. Although I would write the website I suggested an email to make sure they have their own franchises. Some countries have different age limits as well. They should...

Boxing: starting out, state registration requirements, hard core fitness
state registration requirements, hard core fitness, fitness workouts: Hi Trevor, It is a young man s dream to pursue a career in the Ring. Many people have it - but few ultimately attain it. Probably not because of lack of skill, but lack of good coaching and guidance in the business of Boxing, along with some dwindling...

Boxing: strange strategies, straight shots, street fight
straight shots, street fight, punches: Adam, First let me start by saying that I don t spar my fighters unless they have a good idea how to box and control themselves. If someone is inexperienced and I ve shown them the fundamentals I like to put them in with a experienced guy. Two non experience...

Boxing: strength training, high protein foods, josh brown
high protein foods, josh brown, leg work: If you want to add weight to your body you need to increase the weight that you use in the gym, and work the bigger muscles and concentrate less on the smaller more detailed muscles. Examples work chest back arms legs and by the way do plenty of leg work....

Boxing: struggling with waiting for a fight., womans body, offensive skills
womans body, offensive skills, doing the right thing: Are you talking about competing as an amateur or as a pro? Most coaches won t put a boxer in competition until they have had at least 8 months of training so your trainer sounds like one who is doing the right thing. Can you tell me what kind of incident...

Boxing: suitable for boxing?, wiegh, caloric intake
wiegh, caloric intake, food intake: Hey Mark, Sure, tall is good. At the moment you are around the welterweight class (Light a pound or two) but at 6 feet and only sixteen I would guess the weight might go up in the next few years. If you start training, your problem will be keeping the weight...

Boxing: sweet spot, physical mechanics, kind names
physical mechanics, kind names, iron chin: Hi Mindelle, I m not sure how to elaborate more on my previous answer....are you asking specifically if I agree with the UFC announcer? It seems as though he and I said pretty much the same thing for the most part. The fighter with the iron chin he...

Boxing: which swivel to buy?, hook design, s hook
hook design, s hook, boxing gear: HI Dave. Sounds like you are on your way to a really good speed bag setup. Yes, I do recommend a Ballhook swivel design. Again, it is the only swivel I have ever used (...and I have used just about all of them) that does NOT influence the bag rebound...

Boxing: swollen injuries above the eye, cutman, metal tool
cutman, metal tool, swollen eye: Hi Jason, The practice of cutting a swelling open during a bout could only occur in the movies (it happened in Rocky). Swelling around an eye is not necessarily a big problem for a boxer unless the boxer s vision in impacted. However, if a cornerman were...

Boxing: Tampa Instruction, personal instruction, tampa area
personal instruction, tampa area, gyms: Josh: If you are looking for one on one instruction that is what I do and I am in the Tampa area. Go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com to see if this what you are looking for. As far as gyms go in the Tampa area I can recommend some, such as the...

Boxing: Thai Heavy Bag Problems, ken kronenberg, alan kahn
ken kronenberg, alan kahn, ringside boxing: Hello Sensei, I am not real familiar with the full length Thai Bags, for I have not personally trained with them. In my HapKido days we used a lot of low kicks, but had special lowly hung bags for them. Very soft also, if I remember correctly.... I can...

Boxing: Thinking about becoming an amateur boxer, golden gloves gym, boxing workouts
golden gloves gym, boxing workouts, training regimes: Hi Scott, First order of business is to start running regular. If your overweight or you have lost muscle start hitting the weights 3 times a week on the off days from running. I would run 3 days at 3 miles a pop. You need to incorporate some pushups and...

Boxing: Thinking about boxing, golden gloves, mid section
golden gloves, mid section, headgear: Hi Daniel, It sounds like you have all the tools to be a good fighter. I would continue to train at home on the heavybag, running and excercising the mid section. You can worry about your speed later. The important thing is that you have power and power...

Boxing: Thinking of taking up amateur boxing, tricep extensions, amateur boxer
tricep extensions, amateur boxer, bench press: Hi David, you have chosen a great sport to compete in. Boxing is one of the greatest challenges you ll ever face but you ll love every second of it. You have a great plan of wanting to get into better shape before entering. I can help. You are still growing...

Boxing: TITLE BELTS, alan kahn, title belts
alan kahn, title belts, title boxing: Hi Anthony, That is a good question. To tell you the truth, I have no idea.... I d contact Ringside or title boxing about that. they may make or sell those belts. Sorry I don t know that one. Good luck in your search sincerely, Alan Kahn...

Boxing: Time is of the Essence!, impressive amateur career, fruits vegetables
impressive amateur career, fruits vegetables, shadow boxing: Sean, You sound determined and ready to go. I suggest you get to a golden gloves and start asking around for someone to manage your career. You might also go to some gym websites and ask about managers. You will have to compile a record to start fighting...

Boxing: Time, golden gloves, usa boxing
golden gloves, usa boxing, amateurboxing: I don t give out contacts phone numbers on open forums. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, remind me you live in New Jersey and I ll send you a contact who can refer you to an amateur gym in your area. It won t necessarily be a Golden Gloves gym,...

Boxing: Title Fight, split decision, title fight
split decision, title fight, champ: Hi Stephen, If I undestand the question correctly, you are asking if the champion can lose his belt in a unanimous or split decision? the answer is yes...the champ can lose his belt by losing a decision... in the case of a draw, the champ retains his...

Boxing: Tournaments, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, underground boxing: Underground boxing is illegal per USA Boxing s rules. If you want to participate in sanctioned shows and tournaments in Georgia, you will need to be registered with USA Boxing and must have a registered and certified coach in your corner. Please email...

Boxing: Traditional South paw stance?, south paw, power punch
south paw, power punch, boxing stance: hi justin, actually you have quite an advantage as a lefty against a righty. Most righthanders train against other righty s, so when they fight a lefty everything is coming in at a different angle and it conpletely throws off their game. For instance, where...

Boxing: Trainer's License, referee application, professional referee
referee application, professional referee, passport size: Hi Eric, I believe the information on this link below for California boxing License will help you. http://www.dca.ca.gov/csac/licensing/process.htm ****************************** *Second/Trainer* Application Fee of $50 2 Photographs...

Boxing: Trainers, true focus, undivided attention
true focus, undivided attention, footwork: Hi Jojo, This is very good question. There are several thing to look for. You want a guy who is passionate about coaching and cares about your success. You will see it in his eyes when he gives you instructions. You can tell he s really into it. He s not...

Boxing: Trainers, amateurboxing, amateur background
amateurboxing, amateur background, pro boxing: You will definitely be a better pro boxer if you have at least 3 to 5 years of an amateur background. Most pro boxing commissions require a set amount of amateur bouts or years prior to licensing. Amateur boxing will teach you the basic skills to prepare...

Boxing: Trainers, good communicator, credentials
good communicator, credentials, boxer: Look at the trainers credentials. Who has he trained, and the level of success of those fighters. Make sure that he or she is not only a trainer but a very good communicator that can instruct and teach at the same time. Also it may help to get references...

Boxing: Trainers, boxer
boxer: Hi Jojo, Well its not easy to find a good trainer there are a lot of wannabe out there. I think there or more of those than good trainers. But when looking there should be a lot of qualities. Number one and most important someone looking out for your well...

Boxing: Trainers, alan kahn, pep talk
alan kahn, pep talk, ultimate trust: Hi Jojo. For your question, I would say to choose the best trainer for you: (1) previous record of success (2) Trust as a person (3) rapport with him. First, Winners usually produce winners. If a trainer has had several TOP boxers from various weight...

Boxing: Training, local boxing gyms, kenny weldon
local boxing gyms, kenny weldon, boxing instructor: Yes you do have to learn the art of boxing first. You can learn it from another boxing trainer or instructor or you can learn from books and or videos. I do sell a boxing instruction video set on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com These videos are being...

Boxing: Training, boxing gyms, guys do it all the time
boxing gyms, guys do it all the time, usa boxing: Edgar, this is common among many boxers... boxing is just not big enough to have a gym in every town... guys normally travel to a gym once or twice a week and then work on their own to perfect the skills they learned.... your other option is to train at home...

Boxing: Training, gain confidence, major surgery
gain confidence, major surgery, half a mile: Very carefully, since you have been out of it for awhile. First of all make sure that you have total clearance from your doctor, then start back slowly. In fact you make start by walking a mile, then walk faster once you feel comfortable, then walk half...

Boxing: Training, shadowboxing, foot speed
shadowboxing, foot speed, bodyfat: Hi Joe, the main thing is to get the cardio back up to par. I don t know how out of shape you are or even if your out of shape at all but I would get my bodyfat down under 15% to get back into the ring an have a goal of around 8%. Unless you are a heavyweight...

Boxing: Training and diet, dumbell shoulder presses, protein shakes
dumbell shoulder presses, protein shakes, torn muscles: Hi Jason, Treasure being skinny because it doesn t last long. I m not a huge weight fan for boxing but I don t rule it out just lots of reps. If you read our credentials you will see that I mainly deal with techniques in boxing, but will try to answer as...

Boxing: Training in the Morning, high protein diet, energy supplements
high protein diet, energy supplements, pedialyte: Energy supplements along with vitimans such as B-12 should help your energy level also some fighters like to drink some pedialyte prior to training. As far as weight loss there are many great diets that work if you stick to them. I prefer a high protein...

Boxing: Training, kenny weldon, butch harmon
kenny weldon, butch harmon, ross enamait: Hi James, I will try to answer your questions. you asked: ..I was wondering since I was trained by one of the best trainers in the country, and I know the routine he teaches, (1) can I do the workout at home and still expect moderate gains in...

Boxing: Trouble with infighting, tight situations, time joe
tight situations, time joe, sparring partner: I can definitely help. First of all keep moving one way while inside this alone will eliminate some of the punches that he lands. When standing still he can throw lefts, rights, and uppercuts with both hands. By moving say to your right you can expect left...

Boxing: Turning pro, irish police, army team
irish police, army team, team coach: Hi Wayne - Four bouts is not enough experience to turn pro. You should have at least two or three years of competition. I think it would be a good idea for you to try and make the Army team and box for them until you have the experience you need. I also hope...

Boxing: technique, champion fighters, long necks
champion fighters, long necks, body shots: Hi Sean, To answer your question, your frame is ideal for boxing. With your Height a lot of guys have to get in on you regardless of whether your susceptible to body shots. I know quiet a few champion fighters who have a long necks and take a punch well,...

Boxing: Can you tell me how much one..., amateur boxers, championship caliber
amateur boxers, championship caliber, professional boxer: Hi Ines, Thanks for writing. Amateur boxers do not receive compensation, and the amount professional boxers make varies greatly depending on the circumstance. A totally unknown pro club fighter might make $100 per round, while a well-established championship...

Boxing: testing power, punch power, power punch
punch power, power punch, punching power: Hello Sanju, I m doing well thanks. I wish there was a technical device that could measure your punching power but as of today there is nothing out there. Although I did figure out a way to measure if your punching power has improved. Set up a video camera,...

Boxing: Do you think i could succed in boxing, world champs, punches
world champs, punches, bodybuilders: Hi Dominic, My question to you is do you think you have a chance? I would take a tall lean fighter over any fighter and you would ask why? I think taller fighters have reach and leverage on their punches. Believe it or not tall fighters if trained right...

Boxing: I was thinking of what size..., amateur boxing, boxers
amateur boxing, boxers, gloves: Hi Johnny, Thanks for the question. In amateur boxing, the size of competition gloves is 10 oz. for boxers weighing up to 152 lbs., and 12 oz. for all boxers over 152 lbs. I hope this helps, Johnny. Thanks again for writing! Regards, Lia...

Boxing: how do i throw a jab faster, alan kahn, boxing stance
alan kahn, boxing stance, face front: Hi Cameron, Yes, I think the speed bag can help you jabbing. Adjust the normal face-front speed bag punching position to your normal Boxing Stance. From this stance, pratice doing jab combinations. doubles, triples etc. Do them with 3 rebounds inbetween...

Boxing: throwing punches, power punches, hi adam
power punches, hi adam, jabs: Hi Adam, Good Question! This might be a long one. To begin with I always like a little more weight on front leg for faster explosion forward. Most of the time I think it is best if the situation is right to take a short step forward when throwing the...

Boxing: timing is off, nerve conduction test, alan kahn
nerve conduction test, alan kahn, cervical plexus: HI Super Joe It is difficult to tell what is causing your stated slowness in your right, but if you have wicked power , then it can t be too bad, for power comes from speed. Perhaps you mean that your right hits HARD with a lot of force, but not a lot...

Boxing: title fight from the late 1980s, frakes, title fight
frakes, title fight, suitable replacement: Hi Amy, Thanks for the questions. I m not familiar with a boxer named Mark Frakes; if you can come up with a little more additional information, such as a specific year or site, I might be able to track the fight down. The chain of events that occurs...

Boxing: How to train and make an effective flicker..., thomas hearns, heavy weights
thomas hearns, heavy weights, exercises to increase speed: The double end bag is a great tool to develope speed and can also be used for slipping. The maize ball, or slip ball, however you want to call it is for slipping skills. Your fighting distance is to stand in the position and put your fist on someones shoulder...

Boxing: trainer question, heavyweight contender, scarce commodity
heavyweight contender, scarce commodity, work question: You do have somewhat of a problem being in Washington, however Joe Hipp a top heavyweight contender is from Yakima. You might want to do a search on www.boxinggyms.com under the state of Washington and find a gym that is local and from there you can get some...

Boxing: training, chris carnes, arm curls
chris carnes, arm curls, major muscle groups: Hello Chris, I m afraid I can t really answer you question very well for a few reasons. 1. I don t know how old you are. 2. I don t know what, if any, boxing or fitness experience you have. 3. I don t know you current physical condition. You might...

Boxing: training, bodyweight exercises, bodyweight training
bodyweight exercises, bodyweight training, ross enamait: Hi Jake, Since you ..want to box to get in good shape You could workout with dumbells, weights and bodyweight exercises. Any of those types exercises will help you. If you want to use boxing for conditioning, then there are some very good program...

Boxing: training, alan kahn, boxing workouts
alan kahn, boxing workouts, lone wolf: Hi Alex. In my opinion, it is never to old to start boxing workouts. As far as starting a career in competetive boxing,I know people that are starting to compete for the first time in their 40 s (Master s division). So I would say NO, it is not to...

Boxing: training, weightroom, bodypart
weightroom, bodypart, complex carbs: Hi Aaron, they hit the weightroom ....every bodypart is worked for overall strength. Usually no more than 3 sets per bodypart for 3 days a week. The diet must consist of lots of protein and complex carbs. No carbs two hours before bed and up early for...

Boxing: training, amateur boxer, amateur boxers
amateur boxer, amateur boxers, ring time: I think you pretty much still have to at least be in contact with a boxing gym. While you certainly get a leg up by training at home, you still need tons of time in a ring to minimize stress and you also need tons of sparring to see what works and doesn t...

Boxing: training, speedbag, best of luck
speedbag, best of luck, tyson: Hi Sultan, That is called a slip bag. It may have other names but that is what I have always known it as. It is slightly smaller than a speedbag and it is weighted at the bottom. You are right, it is to improve your head movement. To be more specific, it...

Boxing: training, national golden gloves, amateur title
national golden gloves, amateur title, olympic team: Hello Matthew, When you turn pro would be a decision you and your trainer would make together. At 14 I would fight amateur until I was around 21 or 22. Try to get over 100 fights on your record. I would also try and win a national golden gloves title or...

Boxing: training equipment, boxing training program, alan kahn
boxing training program, alan kahn, ringside boxing: Hi David, What things to start sparring? That really depends on a few issues. I would not recommend sparring without being enrolled in a boxing training program, having an equally prepared opponent and at least one coach supervising the activity. It...

Boxing: training for a fight, fight drink, mirror work
fight drink, mirror work, jump rope: Hi Doug, I would get a total of 20 to 25 rounds in overall. This does not include jump rope. Stay on the weights until the week before the fight. Stretch out for 10 minutes....Jump rope for 15 minutes...Get 8 rounds on the heavybag, 6 rounds of footwork...

Boxing: training methods, different training methods, amateur ranks
different training methods, amateur ranks, punches: The training for amateurs and professionals has some similarities however, for the pros you are basically training for more rounds depending how advanced you are. Also your techniques vary because in the pros the power becomes more of a factor than the amateurs....

Boxing: training methods, local gym, workouts
local gym, workouts, aj: Aj, I suggest that a trip to a local gym where you can watch what goes on and a sk a few questions and take a few photos will give you a better mark on your paper than me or Mel just giving you the answers. Maybe even take a few lessons and use your experience...

Boxing: training program, summertime in texas, rhythmic variations
summertime in texas, rhythmic variations, handy skill: Hi Brendan, I too have a speed bag in my garage. Boy summertime in Texas makes for some hot workouts. The speed bag should be an excellent cross training exercise for you. Without knowing your skill level, it would be hard to create a specific workout...

Boxing: training, kenny weldon, alan kahn
kenny weldon, alan kahn, showtime boxing: Hi Sheraz, Houston is a great boxing town! One of the best trainers in the fight game has a gym in houston. I don t know the exact name of the gym, but the trainers name is Kenny Weldon. He has coached a lot of amatuer and Pro fighters, particularly...

Boxing: How do I turn pro?, phone directory white pages, boxing promoter
phone directory white pages, boxing promoter, amateur experience: Hi Rick, Thanks for the questions. You need to contact your state s athletic commission to inquire about specific steps toward attaining a professional boxing license. In general, you ll need to fill out an application (with the attendant fee, of course),...

Boxing: Uncertified Trainer, boxing gyms, amateur boxing
boxing gyms, amateur boxing, usa boxing: Hi Kaleb, Thanks for the question. You ll want to make sure that the boxer gets registered with USA Boxing, and connected with a certified coach/gym. His participation in the undocumented bouts would have to completely cease at that point, but it sounds...

Boxing: Undisputed Champion, lennox lewis, undisputed champ
lennox lewis, undisputed champ, undisputed champion: Hi Tiffani, Thanks for the question. Undisputed is a term that has tended to lose some of its meaning in recent years, for the reasons you discussed in your question. What it should mean is that no one (including the various sanctioning bodies like the...

Boxing: Upcoming Fight, matt skelton, danny williams
matt skelton, danny williams, bouts: Hi Tan, Thanks for the questions. I expect the Morales - Pacquiao fight to go the same way as the original. Morales is just a little to big and polished for Manny, so I d expect another decision win for Morales. I know virtually nothing about Matt...

Boxing: USA Boxing Coach, registration chairperson, boxing coach
registration chairperson, boxing coach, usa boxing: Hi John, Thanks for the question. You need to register with your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) through USA Boxing. To locate your LBC registration chairperson, go to www.usaboxing.org, and click on the membership link. Find your geographical area, and there...

Boxing: USA Boxing officials, national golden gloves, usa boxing
national golden gloves, usa boxing, steve thanks: Hi Steve, Thanks for the question. Once an official has attained the proper certification level, and a recommendation from the local chief-of-officials, he or she is eligible to work a national tournament of the type you described. The actual assignments...

Boxing: Using a Carabiner to Hang a Heavy Bag?, i beam, biner
i beam, biner, carabiner: Hi Nate, yes, the biner will work fine, just make sure it is heavy duty. Also, on an unrelated note, when you hang the bag keep in mind that the further away from the hanging point the bag is, the more it will swing. You want it to swing a little bit but...

Boxing: Using the medicine ball for female boxers, female boxers, medicine ball
female boxers, medicine ball, dropping the ball: Hi Martin, yes it is safe for females.... but rather than dropping the ball into there stomach I would have them stand up and guide the ball into there stomach without letting go....we do this to eliminate that one ball that gets away from you and goes too...

Boxing: usa boxing entry, golden gloves tournament, registration chairperson
golden gloves tournament, registration chairperson, usa boxing: Hi Dennis, Thanks for the question. You re correct; you ll need to register with USA Boxing as an athlete to compete in Golden Gloves, or any other properly sanctioned amateur boxing event. To get registration information, you ll need to contact USA Boxing...

Boxing: how to use a speedbag, alan kahn, speedbag
alan kahn, speedbag, multimedia type: Hi Helgard It s exciting to just begin your boxing training. The speed bag is one of the traditional punching bags used by boxers to work on repetitive punching ability, hand speed and eye-hand coordition. Here is a list from SpeedBagCentral.com Speed...

Boxing: Video, ringside boxing, punching techniques
ringside boxing, punching techniques, medicine treatment: HI Jerry, The four tape/DVD series is availble from Ringside Boxing: http://www.ringside.com/DETAIL.ASPX?ID=24713 or through Ambersports.com http://www.ambersports.com/spbible.htm and it is available directly from me in vhs or DVD format. You can...

Boxing: Vitali Klichko, hbo pay per view, boxing fan
hbo pay per view, boxing fan, danny williams: Hi Maxamillion, Thanks for the question. You re correct, Vital Klitschko will fight Danny Williams in Las Vegas on December 11. The bout will be aired on HBO Pay Per View. His brother Vladimir sustained a nasty cut in his last fight with Davarryl Williamson,...

Boxing: videos, motion segments, music demonstrations
motion segments, music demonstrations, boxing workout: Hi Ed, the Speed Bag Bible is on video / DVD in several formats , or lengths. First, there is a single Comprehensive Speed Bag Training Video, which is the quick version. It covers all areas of speed bag training, (hitting from the front, the...

Boxing: W. Klitschko vs D. Williamson, vladimir klitschko, smooth combination
vladimir klitschko, smooth combination, queston: Hi Igor, Thanks for the question. I think Vladimir Klitschko will win by a split technical decision over Davarryl Williamson. He ll get knocked down in the fourth round, and there will be a clash of heads that will cut Kliitschko s brow in round five,...

Boxing: Heavy Bag, hand eye coordination, handwraps
hand eye coordination, handwraps, sports authority: I would recommend the 60 lbs generally as the lighter ones are for handling quick moving fighters. The heavier is more exhausting. You might try www.ringside.com or www.title.com Both companies have a wide range of bag gloves to choose from and you can...

Boxing: Wanted to Get In Shape, gaining muscle weight, weight supplement
gaining muscle weight, weight supplement, perferably: Chris: Gaining muscle weight is attained by eating often such as 6 meals per day and exercise perferably with weights. You need to work large muscle groups with mostly barbells and use heavier weights that allow reps to be generally between 6-8. You should...

Boxing: Water training, water training, strength and conditioning
water training, strength and conditioning, footwork: It will not add anything to your form but is a good way to exercise because it does add to the resistance and can give you strength and conditioning. Just be consious of the fact that you may not punch correctly all of the time because it is difficult to...

Boxing: Weight Class, great shape, weight class
great shape, weight class, different sports: Hi Cole, Go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and click on franchises. Find a location near you. It is free to train there. Sounds like you are in great shape and since you are athletic you will pick up easy on the skills. You have the potential to be very good...

Boxing: Weight Class, junior welterweight, weight class
junior welterweight, weight class, welterweight division: Phyllis, As long as you do not exceed 147 pounds, you would fight in the welterweight division, but if for any reason you would drop to 140, you could fight in what is known as the junior welterweight or as some sactioning bodies call it, (super light weight...

Boxing: Weight Classes, usaboxing org, weight divisions
usaboxing org, weight divisions, amateur boxing: Hi Daniel, Thanks for the question. The heavyweight limit in amateur boxing is 201 pounds. All athletes above that weight are Super Heavyweights. You can view the entire USA Boxing rulebook online at www.usaboxing.org. It has all the weight divisions...

Boxing: Weight for Competion, 5ft 10in, weight class
5ft 10in, weight class, body fat percentage: There is usually an advantage if you fight in a weight class that is lighter as long as you can comfortably make the weight. I have not seen your body but it would appear from what info that I have you could in fact move down a weight class. Good luck with...

Boxing: Weight classes, silver gloves, national elite
silver gloves, national elite, heavy weights: Your success as a boxer depends entirely on you and your skills. It has nothing to do with height or weight. Whatever you normally weigh, without starving, should be the weight you compete at. You will have to be dedicated and focused in order to improve....

Boxing: Weight Division, bruce seldon, good question
bruce seldon, good question, tyson: Hi Patrick, Absolutely not, tyson and tua are under 6 as well as bruce seldon and burt cooper...you are a good size actually. Lots of power can be packed into a 6 1 frame and 220 is a good weight for you. It allows you to be faster than the average heavyweight...

Boxing: Weight gaining, high protein diet, boxing workouts
high protein diet, boxing workouts, floyd mayweather: The best way to gain muscular weight is through weight training and if you don t want to gain just bulk weight and only muscle then you need to be on a high protein diet. Heavy weight training and a high protein diet should help you accomplish your goals....

Boxing: Weight lifting, boxing skills, muscle size
boxing skills, muscle size, perfect time: If you are focusing on muscle size, then I think it is better to do your punching light before the weight work out, for a warm up (if you want...) and then do any serious punching work after your weight training. Any serious punching workout before your...

Boxing: Weight loss, high protein diet, boxing workout
high protein diet, boxing workout, minute rounds: The most important ingredient in weight loss is the way you eat. First you must go on a diet. I have a diet for sale on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com if you do not have one. I do recommend a high protein diet. Secondly you should do your boxing...

Boxing: Weights, bad habbits, lifting weights
bad habbits, lifting weights, boxing club: It is always the smart move to listen to your trainer. I am not that familiar with your body type or what you need to learn as far as boxing goes. Me personally believe in the incorporation of weights with boxing. I want my fighters to have the advantage...

Boxing: Weigtlifting?, weight training program, muscular size
weight training program, muscular size, endurance training: HI Justin, You are correct that some people say boxers should lift weights. However I don t agree with them. Lifting weights is a time proven way to increase muscular strength and size. Various types of weight workouts can target certain types of desired...

Boxing: Winky Wright, basketball game, very important aspect
basketball game, very important aspect, boxing: Hi Jason, One of the first things a pro boxer will forget are the basics. The fact is, if you are studious and perfect the basics, you will win fights. I find myself telling pros all the time to keep their hands up. That should be the first thing you...

Boxing: Working Out, hand weights, amateur boxer
hand weights, amateur boxer, muscle failure: Old School vs New School.. I used to believe most of my life that training with weights slowed a boxer down but I have adjusted my thinking after seeing results. I have always believed that the brain will build the body after the demands made on it. I also...

Boxing: Workout, agility ladder, agility training
agility ladder, agility training, weight bench: Hi Barry, Great idea to develop a home gym for all to workout together. Since your gym is boxing oriented, I would suggest some boxing related activities for fitness. I d start out with some general warmups (calisthenics, stretching etc.) Then if...

Boxing: World Titles., promoter don king, jose sulaiman
promoter don king, jose sulaiman, ingmar johansson: The WBC is generally accepted as the most prestigious of the alphabet boys, despite the close - and some would say unhealthy - relationship between American promoter Don King and President Jose Sulaiman. It has a wider geographical range of members than any...

Boxing: Wrapping Hands, alan kahn, video demonstrations
alan kahn, video demonstrations, vinyl glove: Hi Scott, The speed bag can help with condition and stress relief. Punching A speed bag (or heavy bag..) is an excellent de-stressing activity. What should you look for in a speed bag? If you are a beginner, Look for a medium size or large bag, Such...

Boxing: Wrist pain!, alan kahn, cardiovascular exercise
alan kahn, cardiovascular exercise, chronic injury: HI Mustafa IF your wrists are injured I m afraid the only advice I can give you is to let them heal. If you don t they will only get worse or make it a chronic injury. You can maintain your training by doing all your punching drills with shadow boxing....

Boxing: I want to box, golden gloves, good luck
golden gloves, good luck: Hi Maurice, it s definately not too late to box.... you have plenty of time.... you can go as far as you want in the sport... dont let anybody stop you, you are the only one standing your way....I highly recommend finding a golden gloves in your area. go...

Boxing: i want to be a boxer, long reach, boxer
long reach, boxer: Hi Cody, you are not too tall... it could be an advantage for you since you ll have a long reach. I would go to goldenglovesofamerica.com and find a gym near you. They will register you and then assign you a trainer. You should be sparing within a month...

Boxing: I want to start boxing, golden gloves, boxing shoes
golden gloves, boxing shoes, jump rope: Hi Matt, The things you will need to buy are handwraps and a mouthpiece. The other things you need are normally supplied to you at the gym assuming you are going to a golden gloves. Those things are a jump rope, protective cup and a head gear, all are supplied...

Boxing: i want to start a career as a boxing referee, amateur experience, amateurboxing
amateur experience, amateurboxing, volunteer involvement: Most pro referees do not consider refereeing as a career. They are generally retired or do it along with their day jobs. Almost all pro commissions require that an official have at least two, or more, years of amateur experience. Amateur officials start...

Boxing: I wanted to know if you knew if all boxing gyms had to pass health code inspections. And if so when did this come to be?, boxing gyms, sweat blood
boxing gyms, sweat blood, health inspections: Hi Munirah, I m not aware of a boxing gym needing to pass any inspection that any other gym would need to pass to obtain a business license and operate. If a facility has restrooms, showers and equipment that makes regular contact with bodily fluids...

Boxing: wbc champions, juan carlos gomez, alan kahn
juan carlos gomez, alan kahn, hasim rahman: Michelle, concerning your question, I found this: http://www.sportsnetwork.com/default.asp?c=sportsnetwork&page=boxing/stat/wbcrank.htm Through June 2004 Heavyweight (over 190 pounds) Champion: Vitali Klitschko. 1. Not Rated...

Boxing: weak wrist, proper fist, thumb position
proper fist, thumb position, wrist injuries: HI Trevor, I m not sure what you mean about the hard bag , unless you mean the larger heavy bag that can take full force punches. When new boxers hurt their wrists punching, I believe one of the biggest problems is not making a proper fist, most especially,...

Boxing: wearing braces, wearing braces, boxing rules
wearing braces, boxing rules, usa boxing: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. In the amateurs, braces are permissible with clearance from a dentist. A form-fitting mouthpiece is required for all boxers per USA Boxing rules. I m not aware of specific regulations for the pros regarding braces, nor do...

Boxing: What weight should I be, realistic pace, weight class
realistic pace, weight class, lb class: Bone structure is key so I can t say for certain which is your best class but as a norm for the 126 lb. class you would be big and probably very effective. At 130 you should also do well. For fighting I would not maintain more than 6% body fat. It is not...

Boxing: weight on while boxing training, gaining weight, healthy foods
gaining weight, healthy foods, squats: Hi John, I like the name I m a John to, feel privileged. Eat more healthy food. You don t need food that puts weight on but eat healthy foods and more of them. Proteins might help due to rebuilding worked muscles which ways more than fat. Look into weights,...

Boxing: weight class, professional boxing, competition weight
professional boxing, competition weight, double thanks: Hi Bill, Thanks for the question, and double-thanks for researching prior answers first! If your competition weight is 136, you would be a Light Welterweight, which has a maximum weight of 141. You would be too heavy to compete as a Lightweight, since that...

Boxing: weight class, top notch, weight class
top notch, weight class, reflexes: Why are you wanting to go down a class or two? If you are lean as you say then maybe you should just weigh what you weigh. You know, welterweight and light middle are notoriously hard and fast fighters. If your reflexes aren t top notch, you might want to...

Boxing: weight divisions amatuer, usa boxing, weight divisions
usa boxing, weight divisions, amateur boxers: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. Normally, I d send you to USA Boxing s website to peruse the rulebook, but they ve taken it down. Therefore, I ll just provide you with the divisions for senior amateur boxers: Weight Division Weight Allowance...

Boxing: weight divisions, weight divisions, featherweight
weight divisions, featherweight, middleweight: Hi Jim - there are no revisions to the existing rule book, which you can find at www.usaboxing.org. Weights in the 17 to 34 ages (novice and open) are: Light Flyweight: 106 Flyweight: 112 Bantamweight: 119 Featherweight: 125 Lightweight: 132 Light...

Boxing: What weight heavy bag, alan kahn, wrist position
alan kahn, wrist position, water bags: HI Carol, Bigger might not necessarily be better in a heavybag. I don t think it is as important as the contact surface and stuffing method inside. If it is too big, with a very hard outer surface it can be painful to the extremity (fists, wrists, elbow...

Boxing: weight level, heavyweight division, feather light
heavyweight division, feather light, welter: To answer your question the way you asked it is no more than 160lbs. and more than 154lbs. is a middleweight, and technically the heavyweight division is anything over 190lbs. The weight classes are: straw, fly, bantam, feather, light, welter, middle, lightheavy,...

Boxing: weight loss, boxing workouts, fish salads
boxing workouts, fish salads, shadow boxing: Hello Delo, Roadwork is getting out and running, I like my boxers to do 5 miles in the morning, sometimes sprints instead. All your training will go to waste with boxing if your not doing your roadwork. In an actual fight you won t have the spring, and...

Boxing: weight loss, high protein diet, balanced diet
high protein diet, balanced diet, bone structure: Eating right is not necessarialy eating to lose. A good balanced diet of proper starches, meats, vegetables, and dairy may be outstanding for your health but to lose weight but maintain muscle you need to be on a high protein diet. There are many to choose...

Boxing: weight loss, high protein diet, drink soda
high protein diet, drink soda, doing the right thing: Sounds like you are doing the right thing. I would encourage you to stick to a high protein diet that allows muscles to repair and build, and keep starches to a minimum. If you would like a complete diet I could recommend one on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com...

Boxing: weight loss, high protein diets, heavy weights
high protein diets, heavy weights, quality muscle: High protein diets are best for muscle repair and maintaining good quality muscle. As far as getting really bulkly and big, this is done when lifting heavy weights. High repetition punching should not gain huge muscle mass but of course will tighten and...

Boxing: weight loss, high protein diet, excerises
high protein diet, excerises, 3rd shift: Well there are many diets but the best I found is a high protein diet that repairs and builds muscle. I actually have a diet that I have my fighters use on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com. The exercises that you do should be high in repetition. ...

Boxing: weight loss etc, high protein diet, dips
high protein diet, dips, monday to friday: Without seeing your body it is hard to tell how much good weight you have. At your current weight of 158 you would fight in the middleweight division. There are many exercises that you should be doing including pushups, dips, various bag punching, even some...

Boxing: weight loss, sweat suit, wes
sweat suit, wes, cheers: Wes: There are allot of suggestions but I do not know what you have tried or what you are currently doing. Obviously diet is very important as you can wear a sweat suit all you want but if you are not eating properly, you won t lose anything. Cycling...

Boxing: weight and muscle tone, golden gloves gym, muscle tone
golden gloves gym, muscle tone, boxers: Hi Matt, It sounds like you are built perfect for boxing. I would not worry about the muscle tone right now. You can work on that as you go. I would look into a golden gloves gym. It is free and the trainers are usually former boxers. Plus they can get...

Boxing: weight training, push ups, gain strength
push ups, gain strength, 28 years: I am an advocate of weight lifting as I do not like when my opponent has any advantage over me including strength. Just make sure that you box enough, because what happens allot is if you weight lift all of the time and you do not practice boxing routines,...

Boxing: weight training, fitness workouts, strength exercises
fitness workouts, strength exercises, great shape: HI John, At at 6 2 170lbs I would say you are in great shape. Actually you could carry a little more weight, but to get drop 10 pounds. Doing that without losing strength may be tough, because you are already pretty lean without of lot of extra to lose....

Boxing: weight, oscar delahoya, gerald mcclellan
oscar delahoya, gerald mcclellan, arturo gatti: The weight can fluxuate for every fighter. For example, Gerald McClellan use to fight at 160, but his walk-around weight was something like 180, or 190. He would train down to 160 before the day of a fight, but then within the 24 hours after weigh-in he...

Boxing: whats w/ the jaw thing, professional boxers, jaw muscles
professional boxers, jaw muscles, oscar de la hoya: Hi Clarence, Thanks for the question. You re essentially right in your analysis. Professional boxers are required to wear form-fitting mouthpieces, which allows them to set their jaws for the duration of a match. The stretching you see is usually done...

Boxing: work out, jab jab, straight punch
jab jab, straight punch, south paw: HI Adam, First thing to do is realize you have been away from the Gym for about a year. Even though you have a powerful jab and nasty combination (could be several different things under that heading...) you need to realize your hands are going to take...

Boxing: working out, alan kahn, correct diet
alan kahn, correct diet, diet and nutrition: HI Adam The answer to your question really depends on your present fitness condition, health, weight etc. If you have been training with weights for a while and are past getting sore after workouts, then you could add more weight and start going heavier....

Boxing: workouts, golden gloves, bench press
golden gloves, bench press, military press: Hi Drew, I would suggest to continue lifting and running. Try to stick with excercises that relate to boxing, like bench press, lat pulls, military press, legs and plenty of calves....I highly recommend joining a golden gloves in your area... www.goldenglovesofamerica.com...

Boxing: wrist pain, alan kahn, professional medical attention
alan kahn, professional medical attention, pain killers: Hi Brandon, My only answer for personal injuries is seek medical attention. I have no idea what medications you may or may not be allergic to, as well the seriousness of the injury involved. Most serious injuries take AT LEAST six weeks to heal and some...

Boxing: wrist pain, elbow injuries, left hook
elbow injuries, left hook, wrist pain: Hi JOhn, this is not that uncommon...it sounds like you are aggrevating the tendons in your wrist... it s most likely caused by the position of your arm and wrist on impact...make sure your form is correct... when you hook to the body, be sure you get the...

Boxing: how to make a .........., large duffle bags, alan kahn
large duffle bags, alan kahn, rosstraining: Hi John, Making a home made punching bag can be done and I am assuming you mean something like a heavy bag . You can do this by getting a large canvas duffle bag or similiar large bag and stuff it full of some soft materials, like rags, but the problem...

Boxing: what should i do, golden gloves boxer, national recognition
golden gloves boxer, national recognition, good luck: Hi Korey, I highly recommend joining a golden gloves in your area. The have the best trainers and all the registration necessary to fight in any tournament in the country. You will gain much more national recognition if you are a golden gloves boxer than...

Boxing: .., physical endurance, golden gloves
physical endurance, golden gloves, footwork: Hi Caitlin, Boxing is great way to stay in shape. You use every muscle in the body and it requires great physical endurance. When you first start boxing you will learn all the punches. There are six total. Some trainers may have variations of these six...

Boxing: how much is too much, speed endurance, getting in shape
speed endurance, getting in shape, current condition: The question is very broad and really very hard to answer. Your question and answer is depending on what you are trying to achieve. Examples: Weight gain, power, speed, endurance, strength, toning, etc. Also it is hard to answer because everything depends...

Boxing: how, usa boxing, birth certificate
usa boxing, birth certificate: Well I am not sure if you are talking amateur or pro, but if you go amateur you need to get your birth certificate and $40 and go to a gym that is USA boxing certified. If you are talking pro, the first thing is to go to your State Comission and get your...

Boxing: how??????, usaboxing org, usa boxing
usaboxing org, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Hello David, If you are completetly new to the sport of competitive boxing, then you probably need to start planning your career in sanctioned amateur competition by getting affiliated with a local gym, coaches and staff that actually train and support...

Boxing: how do I do it?, boxing stance, face in the mirror
boxing stance, face in the mirror, rear arm: Hi Emmo, I am sorry you were robbed. that must have been a frightening and humiliating experience. Unfortunately, Boxing might not have stopped that, particularly if the robber had a weapon. Learning to avoid situations were you might be vulnerable to...

Boxing: youth amatuer boxing, amateurboxing, amatuer
amateurboxing, amatuer, newcomer: I don t know of any good coach, who cares about boxers, who would put a newcomer in competition before at least 8 months of training. If you are interested in training correctly and need to find a gym and coach in your area, you can email me at mel@amateurboxing.com....

Boxing: Zab Judah's Workout, zab judah, strongman contests
zab judah, strongman contests, thunderous power: Most boxers are in the business to promote themselves because this earns them attention and money. Yes use of a sledgehammer can build powerful muscles but again you don t know if a person is doing this for publicity because it is unique. He can draw allot...

Boxing Instruction: certification, boxing certifications, boxing fitness certifications
boxing certifications, boxing fitness certifications, boxing trainer certification: Ameer,go to usaboxing.org and look for your state. There should be information on that site. I offer a Boxing Fitness Certification Program if you are interested. It is a good way to make extra income ! You can visit http://www.tonyspain.com and go to certification...

Boxing Instruction: boxing trainers certificate, boxing fitness certification
boxing fitness certification: Jason, you should go to a local boxing gym and learn along side a current trainer. You can get certified as a boxing fitness trainer through the Boxing Fitness Institute. You can Get Certified Live as A Boxing Fitness Trainer at my Two-Day live Boxing Fitness...

Boxing Instruction: wrist hurts, boxing fitness, boxing
boxing fitness, boxing, sarasota: Hello there. first, you need to rest and ice your wrist. I am going to guess your punch was delivered incorrectly and might have lead to your problem. Your forearm should be flat and your wrist does not bend at all. Where did you learn your technique? Thanks,...

Boxing Instruction: boxing, boxing sarasota, boxing fitness sarasota
boxing sarasota, boxing fitness sarasota: Hello Jay ! What are your looking to do with boxing ? Fitness or competition ? I would try some classes first with a trainer that has been there to learn the ropes as they say. You need a trainer that is always teaching you new and effective training methods....

Boxing Instruction: boxing trainers vs.coaches, boxing sarasota, boxing fitness sarasota
boxing sarasota, boxing fitness sarasota: Casey, GREAT question ! lol ! I do both at my gym too. I look at a coach as an instuctor, teacher and a person of positive support. A experienced boxing trainer can take them to the next level from a boxing competitive side of boxing. How is your relationship...

Boxing Instruction: Getting into shape, boxing sarasota, mma sarasota
boxing sarasota, mma sarasota: Noah, if your in good shape, the Lovin’ and Touchin drill is one of my favorites ’ The Lovin’ and Touchin’ drill is a great one to end the punching part of the workout. It works with mitts, shadow boxing, and bags. 1. Start in proper stance for balance....

Boxing Instruction: Boxing Fitness Certification, boxing certification, boxing sarasota
boxing certification, boxing sarasota: Marc, I would focus on your education first and boxing second. Have you had any amateur bouts yet ? I would wait until your competing days are over , before you focus on training other boxers. When you compete, you have to be a little selfish with your time,...

Boxing Instruction: style/technique, boxing sarasota
boxing sarasota: Caleb, you want to always work from angles,try not to be a square target right in front of your opponent. Alot of head movement and punches in bunches ! lol ! Stay in the middle of the ring and always be in a proper boxing stance. Your offense and defense...

Boxing Instruction: Slap-Boxing?, boxing sarasota
boxing sarasota: Rayshawn, you can slip punches, move away from punches or block punches. You want to keep your face in between your hands to block the punches. Like when you catch a baseball. Open your hand and catch or block in coming shots. I sell an instructional dvd on...

Boxing Instruction: wrist wraps, boxing sarasota
boxing sarasota: Ian, you still want to use handwraps to support your wrist. If you are punching properly, you still want the support. You can work without them to start, but as your stamina increases, you will want to learn to wrap properly. I sell an instructional Dvd on...

Boxing Instruction: Punching Bag, boxing sarasota
boxing sarasota: Dana, dont buy an everlast bag if you have bad hands ! They are very solid bags and used for heavy hitting. Try a water bag at ringside.com. Feel free to call me with any questions. I teach proper boxing techniques on my Instructional Dvd which is available...

Boxing Instruction: diabetic, boxing with diabetes, type 1 diabetes
boxing with diabetes, type 1 diabetes, world class athletes: Hi Raul, I have never heard of anyone being denied the opportunity to box in the amateurs because of Type 1 diabetes. There are world class athletes in many sports who have competed and done well with Type 1 diabetes. You should consult with their doctor...

Boxing Instruction: How much do boxers really get paid, boxing sarasota
boxing sarasota: Eli, i really do not have an answer for you. Every fight has a different contractual obligations. Trainer contract, managerial contract,promotional contract, training expenses, taxes and so on. Some fighters get into bad contracts and make as little as 20...

Boxing Instruction: Which path should I choose?, boxing, professional boxing
boxing, professional boxing, boxing gym: Hi Kurt, As for which path you should choose, you can only answer that question. You must have passion for whatever you decide to do. If you decide you want to learn how to box, make sure to try out some of the boxing gyms in your area. If you are to learn...

Boxing Instruction: Training for speed, bruce lee, speed training
bruce lee, speed training, train for speed: If you want to generate speed you must create muscle memory. This means you need to engage your fast twitch muscles whenever exercising. Practicing speed is the only thing that will generate speed. Do all of your exercises quickly, i.e. push-ups, hitting the...