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Boxers: 8 month old boxers, boxer pups, female boxer
boxer pups, female boxer, hip bones: Hi Christina, Sorry about the delay in my answer. You sent in your question just as I was heading to work :) Firstly, your pups are too young for you to be worried about a bit of boniness. ;) Boxers grow UP the first 12 months and OUT the second 12...

Boxers: 9 mth old female boxer, pedigree puppy, female boxer
pedigree puppy, female boxer, rule of thumb: Hi, Telling you how much your dog should weigh without seeing her is next to impossible as every dog is different. She should be a proper weight for her bone structure. A 9 month old Boxer will appear very lanky as they are growing taller but not...

Boxers: 9 weeks and 5.5 pounds, gaining muscle mass, puppy shots
gaining muscle mass, puppy shots, ribby: Sorry Stacy but without seeing him the only thing I can do is go along with what the vet has said. .4 pounds in a week is a good amount to gain...little weight gain or loss in dogs is normal, it s humans that pack on 10 pounds at a time. :) What you want...

Boxers: Advice for my puppy PLEASE!, biopsy, moth
biopsy, moth, veterinarian: Hi Jenn, Sorry to hear your girl is ill. They won t know by a biopsy if they got the entire tumor. Yes, it may come back. Most veterinary surgeons are skilled enough, however, that if he said he got it, he probably got it. Just keep an eye on that...

Boxers: Anal Sacs, female boxer, abrasion
female boxer, abrasion, antibiotics: Hi Gary. If you have never emptied an anal sack before, then I strongly suggest that you take your girl to the vet, and allow them to show you how to do it. It s easy to hurt that area on a dog. She may even need some antibiotics to help clear up whatever...

Boxers: how active should my puppy be, renee, puppies
renee, puppies, puppy: Hi Taunya. I would be pretty concerned. Most Boxers, especially as puppies, will rip around the house, and then fall over asleep, only to wake up and do it again. I think that there s something else going on with her. If you haven t already, I d take her in...

Boxers: adding a second boxer to the family, boxer puppy, male puppy
boxer puppy, male puppy, female boxer: Hi! Yes, assuming your dog has been well-socialized and gets on with other dogs it should be fine. An obedient older dog can be a good influence on a puppy as long as you don t expect that the senior dog will be in charge of the puppy s training. ;) ...

Boxers: aggression, aggressive behavior, aggression
aggressive behavior, aggression, boxers: He definitely has an aggression. I wish there was something that I could tell you to do without having to envolve a trainer, or costing you money, but that really is the only solution for you, if you want to keep the dog. You need someone to watch what s going...

Boxers: agressive female boxer, female boxer, two dogs
female boxer, two dogs, baby bottle: Hi Erin, Sorry to hear of your troubles. Aggression isn t out of the blue. It may be intermittent, but you ve already discovered the cause. Possessions. Your girl should be spayed, not because it will curb her aggression, although it may, but...

Boxers: anti-social behaviour in 4 year old boxer girl, dogs on leads, strange dogs
dogs on leads, strange dogs, old bitch: Hi Sam! Many dogs are more aggressive on lead than off because there is no chance for escape . They re tethered and cannot run if attacked, worried, stressed, etc. Humans, whether they realize it or not, will tense up when this aggressive behavior happens...

Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, boxer pup, boxer puppy
boxer pup, boxer puppy, puppy stage: Hi Mary Ellen, In answer to your question, there is no average weight. :) Sorry, I know that doesn t help but each dog is different. I had a runt weigh 12 pounds at 12 weeks (extremely small) and an adult female weighing 75. There s just such a difference...

Boxers: average weight. . ., boxer pup, boxer puppies
boxer pup, boxer puppies, standard boxer: Hi Lyndsay, Assuming you re here in the States, the standard states that the average weight for an adult male is 66-70 pounds. That said, there is a vast difference in the weight that both dogs and bitches can achieve. If you bought your dog from a reputable...

Boxers: Bailey, excitement urination, confidence levels
excitement urination, confidence levels, enzymatic cleaner: 4 back and forths to get to the root! lol =) He was TRAINED to go in the house. You, my friend, are witnessing the exact why paper training is not suggested! He has been taught, during critical stages of his mental development, that the house is the...

Boxers: Behavior Concern, scraps etc, physical ailments
scraps etc, physical ailments, table scraps: Hi Gary, I would definitely have the vet give her a check-up. Changes in behavior often indicate an illness, especially in a senior dog (she s close). I would have a blood panel done, specifically checking for thyroid issues which are very common in...

Boxers: Behavior Issue, male boxer, mental exercise
male boxer, mental exercise, dining room table: Hi :) A bit about the alpha roll...I know it can be confusing. The only time a dog is put on it s back in nature, by force, is when another dog (or animal) is trying to kill it. If he relaxes, it s not because you ve established dominance, it s because...

Boxers: Behavior/Training, houdini act, outdoor kennels
houdini act, outdoor kennels, petmate kennels: Hi Tammy. Wow. These dogs are going absolutely nuts. Sounds kind of like what I m going through with my 4 month old male. First of all, buy a wire crate if you haven t already. You can get them from Wal-Mart at a decent price, and they re just about indestructible....

Boxers: Bladder Controll, uncontrolled urination, submissive urination
uncontrolled urination, submissive urination, male boxer: Hi Samantha, Why did the vet say he needed surgery? Did they diagnose him with a specific problem? Peeing when excited is submissive urination. That can be outgrown and also controlled by you (your actions and excitement level) until then. Peeing...

Boxers: Bonding/Age/boxers with toddlers, puppy housetraining, male boxer
puppy housetraining, male boxer, beautiful boxer: Hi Tonya, 6 months old should be fine. To be truthful, unless you go to a reputable breeder, which most people don t...you re better off with this rescue dog. A reputable breeder most likely wouldn t sell you one of their puppies with 2 small toddlers...

Boxers: Boxer 2 yr old. Licking Problem, annoying behavior, hand arm
annoying behavior, hand arm, hi mike: Hi Mike, What an annoying behavior! I know, I have one that does it, too! :) It could be as simple as you being tasty or as complex as him being a bit obsessive/compulsive. You d have to decide which. Does he only do it after you ve put lotion on?...

Boxers: Boxer behavior problems, rescue volunteer, chewys
rescue volunteer, chewys, separation anxiety: Hi and congratulations on your new girl. :) What you re seeing is typical of a rescue dog. Most displaced dogs will exhibit shyness when moved into a new home due to a lack of confidence. What you re seeing now is good, although it doesn t seem so....

Boxers: Boxer's bleeding nose, causes of bloody noses, cause of nose bleeds
causes of bloody noses, cause of nose bleeds, anti biotics: Hi Jessica, I don t want to alarm you but nasal tumors can be a cause of nose bleeds in elderly dogs. I assume that you ve had him to a vet as he s been on antibiotics...did they run any tests or just throw medicine at you? He needs to have a blood...

Boxers: Boxer's dry nose, human medications, male boxer
human medications, male boxer, tiny tin: Hi Dennis! Don t worry! A dry nose is very much like chapped lips, typically a lack of good moisture in the body and indicative of dry skin. Make sure he s getting plenty of water and you may want to add a bit of safflower oil to his food. Go to Tractor...

Boxers: Boxer Food Problems, thyroid medicine, purina one
thyroid medicine, purina one, common allergens: Hi Amy, Wow. :) I sympathize...I have 7 dogs total and one of them has a thyroid problem as well. Finding a food that all of them like and that doesn t make 2 gain weight, 4 lose weight, etc. is a real headache!! I know you re only using it because...

Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, debis, larvae
debis, larvae, worms: Keith, Quite honestly, my friend, I ve heard of nothing like this nor have I experienced it. Before you said she had been tested for worms, that was going to be my suggestion. She s only 12 weeks old, when was she tested for worms? When you brought her...

Boxers: Boxer pee problem..., male boxer, kennal
male boxer, kennal, bladders: Hi Ken... Ok...let s clear something up first so you can stop thinking it. Boxers have normal size dog bladders. :) You are the first person to ever told me that they ve heard it but I can promise you, a Boxer s bladder is no smaller than any other dog...

Boxers: Boxer puppy, boxer puppy, boxer puppies
boxer puppy, boxer puppies, puppy behavior: Erin, That s a hard question to answer as puppy sizes vary greatly! I ve had Boxer puppies in the house weigh 12 lbs. at 12 weeks and I ve had them weigh 20 pounds at 12 weeks. The mutt I brought home at 6 weeks (part lab) weighed about 8 pounds. Your...

Boxers: Breeding, sign of pregancy, heat cycle
sign of pregancy, heat cycle, boxer dog: That s great! I m glad I could be of some help to you. Well, a tie doesn t absolutely mean the dog is pregnant. An indication that a dog may be pregnant is that her vulva may stay slightly more swollen after her heat cycle is over. You know, it s so frustrating....

Boxers: Breeding, white boxer, personal decision
white boxer, personal decision, boxers: The recommended age for Boxers is atleast two years of age. Most people also recommend that white Boxers are not to be bred. It is of course a personal decision, but I m giving you the heads up now. If you tell a show person, or other big breeder that you...

Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, boxer puppy, mosquito bites
boxer puppy, mosquito bites, proper diagnosis: Hi Amelia! Yes, you should take her to the vet only because you ve not seen this problem before. Depending on what it is, and assuming it s something simple, once you know what it is and how to treat it, you won t have to run to the vet each time. It...

Boxers: Buying from pet store, american boxer club, boxer pup
american boxer club, boxer pup, boxer puppy: HI JB... I m going to answer you first question very simply...NO. Here are a few links that can explain it to you way better than I can. :) http://www.petstorecruelty.org/index.html http://www.consumeraffairs.com/pets/petland.htm If the reading...

Boxers: My baby boy boxer is about to turn 1, male boxer, behavioral patterns
male boxer, behavioral patterns, daily basis: Asking what the behavioral patterns of a male boxer are is the same as asking what the behavioral patterns of a male 5 year old (human) are. Each individual will have it s own set of accomplishments and problems. I can t tell you how your dog will behave...

Boxers: boxer, obedience training, different things
obedience training, different things, boxer: Hi Cherisse, What methods have you used already to try and curb this behavior? Has she had any formal obedience training? What you need to do is teach her how to greet people. The easiest way to do this is to get your visitors involved. When you have...

Boxers: boxer, boxer puppies, growth spurt
boxer puppies, growth spurt, shiny coat: Hi! I really don t go by weight. If your puppy looks good, has a nice shiny coat, clear eyes, plenty of energy, and is filled out, not skinny, then he s just fine for her age. The reason I say this is because Boxer puppies grow at different rates. That dog...

Boxers: My boxer, basset hounds, excess skin
basset hounds, excess skin, muzzles: Pam, I don t know that wet boxer is a technical term but there certainly are Boxers that drool more than others. :) Drooling can be brought on by different things...excitement, good smells, etc. There s not a whole lot you can do to stop it...Boxers...

Boxers: boxer breeding, last heat, stubborn girl
last heat, stubborn girl, small dogs: Her heat may be 6 months later, or up to a year later. It just really depends on the female. If had them go into heat every 6 months on the dot, every 8 months, and one particularly stubborn girl only once a year. I would wait untill she is atleast 2 years...

Boxers: boxer dog, 2 females, female boxer
2 females, female boxer, relaxed atmosphere: Jeanette, Hi and great news that you re looking to adopt! Please don t get frustrated. Yes, it is true that 2 females MAY fight. The absolute best pairing between any breed is male/female. The next best would be male/male and finally the least would...

Boxers: boxer feeding, large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover
large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover, large breed dogs: Hi Barry! No one worries over nothing! ;) Ok, maybe some people do. LOL! Couple things: 1. Boxers aren t large breed dogs. Even though his parents were a bit over the standard as far as weight, they still probably weren t as tall as St. Bernard...

Boxers: boxer health issue, muscle atrophy, boxer health
muscle atrophy, boxer health, cash cow: Sorry to hear this. Did the vet suggest an xray to see if there was possible bone damage, new or old? A fracture can cause muscle and/or fiber atrophy. Hip dysplasia could also be a factor. From the web: Cushing s Syndrome ~ The body produces...

Boxers: boxer help asap, abused dogs, fractured jaw
abused dogs, fractured jaw, two dogs: Heather, Unfortunately, no. With the information you ve provided I can t give you an explanation regarding the Boxer s behavior. How did you introduce them? How long has the Boxer been in your home? How long was the poodle in your home prior to the...

Boxers: boxer with other dogs?, labrador retreiver, female boxer
labrador retreiver, female boxer, exercise requirements: Hello, A lab requires more exercise than a 10 minute walk a day and a Boxer definitely does. A healthy Boxer should be walked for 30-40 minutes twice a day...as should a labrador. Many people mistakenly think that playing in the yard is exercise (and...

Boxers: My boxer poops!, chicken soup for the pet lover, puppy chow
chicken soup for the pet lover, puppy chow, purina one: Hi Theresa, My Boxers poop, too! lol! Don t get sucked into the breed specific hype. There is nothing about Eukanueba Boxer or Royal Canin Boxer that make it a better food for a Boxer. If you read the bag carefully it s also the perfect food for...

Boxers: My boxer is pregant and due, mucus plug, female boxer
mucus plug, female boxer, glob: Hi Lori. First of all, if you re going to use the temp method, you need to do it once in the morning, and once in the evening. The temp can drop really fast, and then rise again with you not even knowing that it happened. The mucus plug is this clearish, stringie...

Boxers: My boxer pup unknown allergy, boxer pup, male boxer
boxer pup, male boxer, emergency vet: Hi Joanna, How strange! Are you positive there s been no fertilizer or other chemical treatment placed on the grass? If you can rule out anything in the garden, aside from the actual grass, then yes, it s possible he s developed an allergy. My female...

Boxers: boxer puppy bleeding from the back side, chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy
chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy, hook worm: It would be helpful if you said what food you were feeding him and whether or not he had been wormed properly. Your vet should have done a fecal exam to test for worms and treated accordingly. If your vet did this and is of the opinion that it s the food...

Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, pedigree chum, boxer puppy
pedigree chum, boxer puppy, kidney trouble: Has your vet mentioned taking a urine test? It s a little bit harder to get a sample, but it may give you more clues. I m still thinking this girl has something going on with her kidneys. As for the drinking disorder, I ve heard of it, but have never experienced...

Boxers: boxer puppy weight, boxer pup, boxer puppy
boxer pup, boxer puppy, adean: Hi Adean, That is a bit small but no, it s not abnormal. Puppies come in all shapes and sizes. What you want to do is ask the vet if she s in proportion...meaning her weight is correct for her structure and size. That s the most important thing. :...

Boxers: boxer puppy, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, long periods of time: The thing about a Boxer is that they do need a lot of attention. Especially when they re young. If they don t get it, they can be very destructive. I would strongly suggest that if the puppy is going to be left by himself for long periods of time, that you...

Boxers: boxer with severe anal abrasion, pumpkin decorations, runny poo
pumpkin decorations, runny poo, digital rectal exam: Hi Sandie, Wow! Sorry to hear that all this happened. When will the diarrhea let up is a good question. What is the cause of the runny poo? Cutting his anus shouldn t have an effect on his bowel production...so if it s the meds, it will be until the...

Boxers: boxer still in training, female boxer, clue
female boxer, clue, garbage: You know, I have no clue! I still have to put mine up, and he s 12 years old! I have to block of certain parts of the house, he likes the garbage can, and to drink out of the toilet. My best suggestion is to keep on crating her. It s safest for her and your...

Boxers: boxer weight and poop, boxer pup, worming puppies
boxer pup, worming puppies, adult worms: Hi Oscar, Congratulations on your new puppy!! Make sure, in your paperwork, that the worming 5 days ago was the second worming. Puppies should be wormed 2x, 10 days apart, to kill both adult worms AND eggs. The vet should then have checked a stool...

Boxers: boxers and cancer, hip displaysia, male boxers
hip displaysia, male boxers, reputable breeder: Hi Christine, I m sorry to hear of your run of bad Boxer luck! Cancer is prevalent in the breed for sure but to have 3 die, and one at such a young age, is horrible! I have a Basset Hound as well...aren t they great?! I always had the idea that they...

Boxers: boxers and cats, boxer pup, energetic dogs
boxer pup, energetic dogs, puppies: Hi Carl... It would depend on your definition of pup . :) My 9 year olds are still puppies to me. If we re talking a brand spanking new 7-8 week old puppy things could go well. If we re talking 4 month old, you d want to be sure he was raised with...

Boxers: boxers getting them back together, level interaction, best buds
level interaction, best buds, white boxer: Hi Nancy... The only advice I can give you based on what you ve said is that your 15 month old is going into doggie puberty and may act like he has a screw loose for a couple months but should get back to normal. A couple questions... There is no...

Boxers: breeders, american boxer club, boxer clubs
american boxer club, boxer clubs, boxer breeders: Hi Lana, No, I m sorry, I don t. :) I live in Ohio. The best place to start searching for responsible Boxer breeders is on the American Boxer Club website. http://www.americanboxerclub.org You can also contact local Boxer clubs who are members...

Boxers: Chasing sheep, sheep and goats, distractions
sheep and goats, distractions, pet store: Hi Lynn, I don t know what methods you ve been using to teach Ralf so far so forgive me if I m repeating something you ve tried. And please do let me know if you ve tried it so we can think of something else. :) A dog that does well with basic obedience...

Boxers: Christmas Tree Problem, christmas tree decorations, male boxer
christmas tree decorations, male boxer, hind quarters: Victor, Hi! I can t tell you how nice it is to be able to give you this answer...you re right on track! :) The problem is...you ve only given it 2 days. I know you think he gets it and he very well may, in your presence. I m going to make an educated...

Boxers: Cyst On Lower Right Leg, tensor bandage, male pup
tensor bandage, male pup, skin tag: Hi Gary, My one male also has a little cyst on his foot. He s had it for years! My vet s suggestion was that as long as it doesn t get huge, bother him or otherwise inhibit him, to leave it. So I have. :) I m not, nor is my vet, one to put a dog under...

Boxers: cryptorchid, scrotal sac, undescended testicle
scrotal sac, undescended testicle, abdomin: Hi Julie, No big deal. :) Most vets will wait until about 7 months just to be sure they (or one) don t drop on their (its) own. Nothing will be different with his behavior. The important thing is getting them removed...the after effects will be the...

Boxers: cushings in my boxer, www vin, remedy
www vin, remedy, boxer: Hi Sharon, There are several treatments for Cushings disease and you don t say which your vet has prescribed. Without that information, there are really no suggestions I can make. Here are some websites, however, that you may find helpful. http://www.vetinfo4dogs.com/dcushtreatment.html...

Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, boxer puppy, quality puppy
boxer puppy, quality puppy, puppy food: The most important thing to do is to feed a good quality puppy food. Talk to your breeder and find out what he s on right now. The food he s on now may be perfectly fine. You can give too much of a good thing. It can cause problems with bones, growing too...

Boxers: Dog Park Aggression, obedience class, dog owners
obedience class, dog owners, brute: Hi Lindsey... My advice to you would be to skip the dog park for now. It s a good idea and I understand why you want to take him, but, unfortunately, he s not ready. Socialize him profusely, on lead, before you put him in this type of situation. Get...

Boxers: My daughter's boxer Prima & her urinating, daytona beach fl, excessive urination
daytona beach fl, excessive urination, full bladder: Ok... thank you :) 1. Green discharge is often a sign of a bacterial infection in the uterus or vagina (like a yeast infection)...it wouldn t have necessarily stemmed from her kidneys or liver. Because she has been treated for a yeast infection, that...

Boxers: Eating Problems, vet bill, feeding time
vet bill, feeding time, what is wrong with my dog: Leana, Hi! Firstly, there s nothing wrong with your dog assuming he s been to the vet and everything is all clear. He s being a normal puppy. If he can reach the socks to eat them, that s your fault, not his. You know he eats them yet you can t count...

Boxers: Exercise, glucosamine supplement, female boxer
glucosamine supplement, female boxer, rule of thumb: Hi... How nice to hear of an active senior! :) What you ve heard about too much exercise stressing the joints is true, but for puppies. When a puppy is still growing (especially a medium to large breed dog) it can be detrimental to force exercise...

Boxers: ear position, boxer pup, ear taping
boxer pup, ear taping, cartilage: Hi Beth, Sorry to be the one to have to tell you the bad news...you just missed the window of the ideal cropping age for a Boxer. 2-3 months. I d settle on his own look :) A dog is a dog...I m assuming, because you ve not had him cropped thus far,...

Boxers: exercise, exercise question, muscle problem
exercise question, muscle problem, hi thanks: Hi. You have to seriously get his attention when he tries this. When you know that he s going to jump, or whatever he does, turn around quickly and walk the other way. This will get his mind focused on what you are doing, and keeping his mind on you, where...

Boxers: Feeding my 10 month old boxer, chicken soup for the pet lover, purina one
chicken soup for the pet lover, purina one, digestible ingredients: Hi Barry, I m sorry that you misread my original answer but I would never have recommended BilJac to replace SD. Here is part of my original reply to you: 3. Science Diet. What can I say about SD? It s a lot of filler (corn, etc.). For the money...

Boxers: Female Boxer weight, female boxer, puppy fat
female boxer, puppy fat, muscle mass: Hi Marc! I m sorry to say but my guess would be as good as yours. :) There are so many factors that go into weight. Is she a healthy weight now? Is she overweight? Underweight? Has she reached her full height? Has she gained muscle mass or is her...

Boxers: Female boxer jumping fence, chainlink fence, female boxer
chainlink fence, female boxer, chain link fences: Hi Jennie, Thanks for your reply. There are two standard heights to chain link fences...3 ft. and 4 ft. Which you have is really neither here nor there as she s jumping it. ;) I recently had to reinforce my fence to prevent mine from going under...

Boxers: First time pups, mucus plug, whelping
mucus plug, whelping, milk production: Well, every girl is different. Some don t get milk until they whelp, some get it about a week or so before whelping. If she has milk now, I d start to watch her very close. You may want to start to take her temp as well. If you do this, take it in the morning,...

Boxers: My 10 week old Boxer, boxer puppy, playful puppy
Boxers: My 10 week old Boxer, boxer puppy, playful puppy, withdrawls

Boxers: 2 female boxer puppies, puppy chow, boxer pups
Boxers: 2 female boxer puppies, puppy chow, boxer pups, puppy food

Boxers: my 5 month boxer x ridgeback, animal lover, good girl
Boxers: my 5 month boxer x ridgeback, animal lover, good girl, boxer

Boxers: my 6year old, table scraps, wifes
Boxers: my 6year old, table scraps, wifes, good food

Boxers: how active should my puppy be, separation anxiety, whole time
Boxers: how active should my puppy be, separation anxiety, whole time, vet

Boxers: aggression, dominant female, bite inhibition
Boxers: aggression, dominant female, bite inhibition, 7 months

Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, best of luck, puppy
Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, best of luck, puppy, ponds

Boxers: average weight. . ., german male, weight gain
Boxers: average weight. . ., german male, weight gain, runt of the litter

Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, good nes, defication
Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, good nes, defication, exact description

Boxers: Breeding, male boxer, akc
Boxers: Breeding, male boxer, akc, puppies

Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, male boxer, benadryl
Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, male boxer, benadryl, vet

Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, boxer pup, gaining weight
Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, boxer pup, gaining weight, 7 months

Boxers: boxer puppy, concrete footer, water hoses
Boxers: boxer puppy, concrete footer, water hoses, soccer balls

Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, large breed puppy food, breed puppy
Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, large breed puppy food, breed puppy, organic food

Boxers: fighting, drainage tubes, metal bird
Boxers: fighting, drainage tubes, metal bird, bird cage

Boxers: Green colored discharge, health problems, vet
Boxers: Green colored discharge, health problems, vet, boxer

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, american bulldogs, american bulldog
Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, american bulldogs, american bulldog, head collars

Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, fenced back yard, gallop
Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, fenced back yard, gallop, nap

Boxers: male boxer puppy, abdomen, pee
Boxers: male boxer puppy, abdomen, pee, vet

Boxers: How much should my puppy be eating?, puppes, thay
Boxers: How much should my puppy be eating?, puppes, thay, juge

Boxers: can you recommend anything?, chocolate lab, old english bull dog
Boxers: can you recommend anything?, chocolate lab, old english bull dog, boxer

Boxers: recurring fever, pet hotel, eye infection
Boxers: recurring fever, pet hotel, eye infection, traditional medicine

Boxers: Sores in wrinkles, food corn, change diet
Boxers: Sores in wrinkles, food corn, change diet, eye discharge

Boxers: Stomach problems with my Boxer, boxer puppy, purina pro plan
Boxers: Stomach problems with my Boxer, boxer puppy, purina pro plan, loose stools

Boxers: teeth grinding in a 5 yr old female boxer, teeth grinding, grinding teeth
Boxers: teeth grinding in a 5 yr old female boxer, teeth grinding, grinding teeth, liver function

Boxers: Back from Vets, cardiomyopathy, cardiologist
Boxers: Back from Vets, cardiomyopathy, cardiologist, sudden death

Boxers: White Boxer, boxer pup, white boxer
Boxers: White Boxer, boxer pup, white boxer, colouring

Boxers: feeding, boxer pup, quality puppy
boxer pup, quality puppy, tape worms: Hi Michael! A 9 week old puppy should be fed 3 times a day. They should be eating about 2-3 cups a day, split up between the feedings. Try him on that, and if it seems like he needs more, then up the amount a little at a time with each feeding. You have to...

Boxers: female boxer behavior, female boxer, slobber
female boxer, slobber, nervousness: Hi Laura, A few questions... 1. What is your routine before you put her in the crate? 2. How long, on average, is she in the crate? 3. How many days per week is she crated? 4. What is your routine upon coming home and letting her out? How long...

Boxers: female boxer, female boxer, pertinent health
female boxer, pertinent health, heat cycle: Every female dog differs but the average is every 6 months or so. Some go every 4 months, some every 9...you ll really just have to time your dog. The heat cycle lasts for approximately 3 weeks. Unless you are planning on conducting the pertinent health...

Boxers: fighting, vet visit, back porch
vet visit, back porch, jennifer thanks: Hi Jennifer, Thanks for your response. It s helpful :) The fact that their father may or may not be a pitbull doesn t really have any bearing on their behavior right now. They may not have the best Boxer temperaments but because they are 1/2 pitbull...

Boxers: what food can I give him?, chicken soup for the dog lover, common allergens
chicken soup for the dog lover, common allergens, lb food: Hi Jeanna, If you re buying Nutro, you re getting ripped off, quite honestly. It s a very expensive food for the lack of quality it has. Since you re already spending quite a bit for food, and because Jordan has a sensitive tummy, try something like Chicken...

Boxers: How frequently should my Boxer puppy poo, chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy
chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy, corn wheat: Hi John, Congratulations on your new puppy! Unfortunately, the answer to your question is yes AND no. There are several factors which can be at play here. 1. How recently was the puppy wormed? Worming medication can have an effect on the number...

Boxers: Green colored discharge, purina puppy chow, female boxer
purina puppy chow, female boxer, many different things: A wet, cold nose as a sign of health is an old wives tale. The symptoms you describe can separately and together be a sign of many different things. Because of this, I would not presume to offer a diagnosis over the Internet, your puppy needs to be seen...

Boxers: a good companion of our Boxer, basset hound, bad experience
basset hound, bad experience, 4 months: Hi and congratulations on your new dog. :) Good for you for adopting!! The problem, as I see it, is that you aren t realistically going to be able to have another dog in your home that isn t going to sniff her and/or try to play with her. You said...

Boxers: good food?, corn wheat, breed puppy
corn wheat, breed puppy, diamond company: Hi Mikka, Boxers aren t large breeds and don t need a large breed food :) You d be able to safely switch to a regular formula. You can also switch her over to adult food. 7-8 months is the best time. I am with you on the contamination. Mine did really...

Boxers: grown dogs and parvo, walker coonhound, grown dogs
walker coonhound, grown dogs, boxer breed: Well, my expertise is with the Boxer breed, but i believe i can help you some. It is most common for younger dogs to get parvo, but it can happen in older dogs. Has your dog ever been vaccinated against parvo when they were younger? Generally, the time...

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, obedience instructor, halti
obedience instructor, halti, gentle leader: I ll tell you a good trick that I learned from a wonderful obedience instructor that works great. When you re walking your dog, keep a short leash and when the dog starts to pull, change directions. That teaches the dog to watch for your cue. I m serious,...

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, prong collars, halti
prong collars, halti, gentle leader: Hi Tiffany! To answer your question very quickly, no, there are no special halti s for short faced breeds. Now for the long answer. :) Chokers and prong collars won t teach your dog to walk nicely. Nor will a halti. All of these are training...

Boxers: Heart Murmur, boxer pup, heart murmur
boxer pup, heart murmur, learning time: Hi Laura, Congratulations on your new puppy! My concern, more than the heart murmur, is that a breeder allowed you to remove a pup from the litter at 6 weeks. My suggestion is to do some research on puppy learning stages. 6-8 weeks is a critical learning...

Boxers: Heartworm, boxer pup, heart worm
boxer pup, heart worm, larvae: Hi Hugo, Whether or not you put your dog on heart worm preventative is something that should be discussed between you and your new vet. Most vets will have information regarding numbers of cases in their area and will make a recommendation based on those...

Boxers: House Breaking, enzymatic cleaner, narrow frame
enzymatic cleaner, narrow frame, consistent basis: Hi April, Boxers are fairly easy to housetrain and you ve not said how you ve tried to train him so forgive me if my explanation is a bit redundant. Typically, when a dog sneaks away to urinate or defecate, it s because you ve been too harsh in your...

Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, obedience class, frisbee
obedience class, frisbee, agility: Hi! Sorry to hear of your troubles! Really sorry as I m going through this right now with my two 18 month olds...I feel your pain!! If walks aren t working, have you tried fetch or tossing a Frisbee? Jogging? Have you tried Kongs or other treat dispensing...

Boxers: heat cycle, false pregnancy, female boxer
false pregnancy, female boxer, heat cycle: Well, I had a female Boxer that I waited forever to go into heat. She waited till she was 3 1/2 before she had her first cycle. Then she only went into heat once a year. Your girl may be one of those. A false pregnancy won t really mess with a cycle. It won...

Boxers: introducing another dog to the family, pit mix, basset hound
pit mix, basset hound, sites books: Hi Jeff, Almost any dog will get along with a Boxer/lab cross. It only depends on what you re looking for. I personally would go for a breed of similar size and/or strength. I have 5 full-bred Boxers, a lab/pit mix and a Basset Hound :) All get...

Boxers: introducing a puppy, female boxer, female dogs
female boxer, female dogs, pit bulls: I don t thonk so. You were probably reading about pit bulls or another notorious guard breed. Just make sure you still give your current dog plenty of the attention. Things will turn nasty if she feels she s being replaced . I have lived with 3 female...

Boxers: Jaundice, bile duct obstruction, gall bladder disease
bile duct obstruction, gall bladder disease, cancer of the bile duct: Hi Diana, I m sorry to hear of Tasha s problems. There are 3 different types of jaundice in dogs: pre-hepatic, hepatic and post-hepatic. All have varying underlying causes. Your vet ran blood work to check for levels of bilirubin, a product of heme, which...

Boxers: very lathargic 1 yr old boxer..., couch potatoes, lazy bum
couch potatoes, lazy bum, obedience training: Hi again. Ok...it could be that even thought he s up to it when you re moving, it s too far for him right now. I would try cutting your walks by half distances for a couple of weeks and see if that helps. Forced exercise (on lead, walking distances, running,...

Boxers: Male Boxer Size, low testosterone levels, male boxer
low testosterone levels, male boxer, thyroid levels: HI Kim. You could have a thyroid test done. However, there would be more signs if he was having problems with his thyroid. If a dog was having a problem with testosterone, then he would appear more female like. Some dogs take awhile before filling out, and...

Boxers: MRI on our boxer, inner ear problem, head tilt
inner ear problem, head tilt, brain tumor: Hi Rosita, I m sorry, but what is your question? I understand that she s not healthy right now but I don t see in your post what you re asking me. Does she or does she not have a brain tumor? What did her x-rays show? With something this serious,...

Boxers: Ms Em, bite inhibition, play time
bite inhibition, play time, bowels: Hi Joann, Yes, that s normal for a 5 week old puppy...it s normal for an 8 week old puppy. The someimes act as if they ve not got control of their back ends yet. :) May I ask why you brought a puppy home at 5 weeks? This is much, much too early. ...

Boxers: male boxer puppy, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, term combination: Hi Peggy, Unfortunately, yes, she does have something to be worried about. It s not life or death but it does need to be monitored. Most puppy s testicles drop at or by 10 days old. Some do take up to 6 months. What your friend will want to do is...

Boxers: mange???, sweet potatoe, female boxer
sweet potatoe, female boxer, daily basis: Karen, I can t tell you if it s mange. She needs to go to the vet and get a skin scraping. It would be odd for a year old dog to have actual mange but it is possible. When a dog presents with skin issues you ve never seen before, it s always a good...

Boxers: mouthing, habbit, yelp
habbit, yelp, squeak: Hi Jayne, The good news is Duke is acting completely normal. :) It s an easy behavior to conquer with consistency. You ve hit the nail on the head...the behavior is continuing because Duke is getting the reaction. Lose the reaction, you ll eventually...

Boxers: New Meds now peeing in sleep, extreme allergic reaction, kennel cough
extreme allergic reaction, kennel cough, two puppies: Hey - don t be sorry. :) Sorry I got back to you later than I should have. Working nights, my schedule is sort of opposite everyone else. KC is essentially the same as an upper respiratory infection in humans. There are several strains...antibiotics...

Boxers: neurological, boxer breed, bulging disks
boxer breed, bulging disks, hind legs: Hi Michelle. It sounds like your girl may have Degenerative Myelopathy. I would have her checked for that if nothing else shows up, or isn t obviously wrong with her. She s at the right age. It effects the nervous system, and can cause problems with the hind...

Boxers: neutering, boxer pup, spaying and neutering
boxer pup, spaying and neutering, personal decision: Hi Tracy, That s really a personal decision that should be made after doing some research on the net. If you re in the USA, most vets neuter at about 7 months. If you re in the UK, most vets neuter at about 12 months. The difference is that in the...

Boxers: new boxer pup, hook worms, boxer pup
hook worms, boxer pup, heart murmur: Hi Toni, The only way that clearing up the hook worms will clear up the heart murmur is if the hook worms are so severe they have caused anemia, which, in turn, has caused the heart murmur. Because you brought your puppy home at 6 weeks, which is about...

Boxers: I got a new puppy, chicken soup for the pet lover, peanut butter sandwiches
chicken soup for the pet lover, peanut butter sandwiches, boxer puppy: Hi Nicole and congratulations on your new puppy!! If you could send me some photos of her (from the side, top and behind) I can tell you better how underweight she is. At 7 months old, Boxers are typically a bit gangly and ribby. They spend the first...

Boxers: nutrition, puppy lovers, organic dog food
puppy lovers, organic dog food, chicken soup for the puppy lovers soul: Hi Mikka, Actually, CS is one of the better foods. To answer your question, you re going to be hard pressed to find an organic food for the price you want to spend. Most organic foods run $1.50 to $2.00 a pound. They can also be difficult to find unless...

Boxers: Odor, food allergies, canidae
food allergies, canidae, skin irritations: Hi Mark, No, Boxers are not normally stinky, providing she s a full bred Boxer. Bassett Hounds are a bit odorous because they produce an oil in their skin...Boxers don t. You may want to have her skin scraped and tested for mange, staph or yeast just...

Boxers: Periodic craziness..., great dog, crazies
great dog, crazies, correct position: Hi Russell, Normal? Do Boxers do anything normally? lol It might not be a desired behavior but you re definitely not alone. Mine tend to go off in the house. One minute everything is peaceful, the next I have a racetrack in the house and up the furniture!...

Boxers: Poop-eating Boxer, male boxer, internal parasites
male boxer, internal parasites, digestible food: It sounds as though, from your description, Dash was never properly house-trained. Eating poop isn t something that should have been let go for this long but at least you re looking for answers now! You didn t say where you purchased Dash from...some dogs...

Boxers: Puppy Boxer Dominance, male boxer, male puppy
male boxer, male puppy, female boxer: Hi Victor, Congratulations on your new female (and on your old puppy). :) You don t mention how long ago you brought her home but keep in mind it may take upwards of about 4 weeks for a dog to settle into her new home. Her general personality may be...

Boxers: my prego boxer girl, vanilla ice cream, first pup
vanilla ice cream, first pup, mucus plug: You want to take mom to the vet about 24 hours after giving birth. That s just to make sure that there s no more placentas or puppies left in there. I m not for sure when your vet wants them in to have their tails and dewclaws done, some vets are different....

Boxers: puppy, puppy proof, puppy food
puppy proof, puppy food, wal mart: Hi Michael. Congrats on your new puppy! First of all, buy a crate for him. You can get them at Wal-Mart. Make sure it s not too big. Trust me, this is a wonderful thing. You can put him in it when you go to sleep, or if you go on a short trip during the day....

Boxers: How much should my puppy be eating?, boxer puppies, male puppy
boxer puppies, male puppy, specific weight: Hi Bridget, Congratulations on your new puppy! Griffin is a GREAT name!! It s hard to say how much he should be eating w/out seeing him. I know you re looking for advice but waiting until you take him to the vet is what I would suggest. Are you...

Boxers: Another puppy?, rescue boxer, dogs food
rescue boxer, dogs food, food dish: It depends, some dogs are great with other dogs and welcome them in to their home, some aren t so friendly. Look at how she is with other dogs generally. Dogs she meets in the park etc. Just make sure that she still gets most of the attention, and dosn t feel...

Boxers: purchasing a boxer, quality puppy, puppy mills
quality puppy, puppy mills, certain age: You know, you have asked some really good questions, and I m very glad that you re taking the time to find the right puppy from the right person. First of all, I would be pretty leery of anyone who asked for a deposit for a puppy that wasn t born yet. Most...

Boxers: Question, boxer puppy, animal urine
boxer puppy, animal urine, full of beans: First things first, sounds like his kennel is too big for him. He should just have enough room to stand up, turn around, lay down and get comfortable. A lot of people make the mistake of buying a crate way too big for the puppy. He ll have room to potty in...

Boxers: Re anal wound, testostorone, intact males
testostorone, intact males, anal passage: Hey, I know that I haven t been much help on this one. I ve never had to deal with anything like this either. Like you said, it s not a common Boxer problem. I m really glad that the treatment seems to be doing some good. I hope he has a full recovery, and...

Boxers: Run away dog!!, leash laws, google
leash laws, google, pregnancies: Once you have him neutered, you should see a big difference. Until then, don t let him out unsupervised. To give him some room to play, and to retrain his recall, go to the pet store and buy a long line. They re typically rolled up in a package...you...

Boxers: Running with Boxer Dog, hip displasia, female boxer
hip displasia, female boxer, time frequency: It s true that hip displasia in boxers is common. While she is still growing (til about 18 months) graduly increase the running time. Too much exersise can can severe problems in later life. Just start off on little runs, then build it up as she gets older...

Boxers: re: eye allergies, viral conjunctivitis, tiny hairs
viral conjunctivitis, tiny hairs, eye allergies: One of the eye’s natural responses to irritation is to produce more tears. This helps flush away any irritants that might have contaminated the eye surface. If excessive tearing is accompanied by squinting or pawing of the eye, or if the excessive tearing...

Boxers: can you recommend anything?, organic pet food, organic dog food
organic pet food, organic dog food, puppy lovers: Hi! Please forgive me in the delay on getting back to you. I ve asked around, and all of my doggie buddies that feed organic food all recommend Canidea. They say that the dogs love it, and it helps with food allergies and the like. I ve never used it, so I...

Boxers: recurring fever, recurring fever, rocky mountain spotted fever
recurring fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, shar pei: Hi Karena, This is not normal for a Boxer and is not breed specific. The only breed that presents with a recurring fever which can be attributed to a specific breed related disease is the Shar-Pei. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1764186...

Boxers: runt, gaining muscle mass, runts
gaining muscle mass, runts, janet janet: Janet, Because your dog was the smallest of the litter doesn t mean that he s a true runt. True runts are often killed by the dam as a matter of instinct as they are abnormal and weak. The definition of runt includes: an animal of unusually small...

Boxers: Scared female boxer, female boxer, strange object
female boxer, strange object, strange objects: Hi Cory, I m sorry but I don t think this is the place for your dog to get help. If you truly feel that you raised and socialized her properly, she should be actually seen by someone and evaluated. She may have a temperament/behavioral issue that needs...

Boxers: Scared/nervous male, male boxer, puppy class
male boxer, puppy class, frequent trips: Puppies typically go through a 2nd or 3rd fear stage at the age of Diego. It s perfectly normal. What wouldn t be normal is if he s displayed this behavior from day one. You don t mention if this is a new phenomenon or if it s been on-going. Continue...

Boxers: Separation, male boxer, female boxer
male boxer, female boxer, hyper ventilate: Hi Brian. I m sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you. I ve had a pretty bad virus on my computer and just now got it back up and running. (Cross my fingers) First of all, I have to suggest that you take your girl in to the vet for a check up....

Boxers: Separation Anxiety & Doggie Cold?, obedience trainer, male boxer
obedience trainer, male boxer, separation anxiety: Please forgive me for taking so long getting back to you. I ve been seriously thinking about your problem, and even talked to few people to see what they thought. One of them is an obedience trainer friend of mine. My trainer friend, of course :-), suggests...

Boxers: Shy Boxer, socialization, year 6
socialization, year 6, cowardice: Mike, As this is your second semi-serious concern regarding Dash, I can only hope that you re just now trying to fix his problems because you ve recently discovered pages such as this. You ve had this dog for over a year...what have you tried previously?...

Boxers: Small Bups, male boxer, mosquito repellent
male boxer, mosquito repellent, mosquito bites: Hi Troy, A couple of thoughts actually. Firstly, do they dry up and scab? If so, he may have clogged hair follicles or a staph infection (not uncommon). Have you checked really well for fleas? I m assuming you have as they re pretty easy to find on...

Boxers: Soft & Runny Stools, male puppy, puppy food
male puppy, puppy food, quality store: Hi Gary. I would suggest a trip to the vet first. Just to rule some things out before I changed his diet. The reason I suggest this is because this way, if there s something wrong, it can be fixed quickly. If you go ahead and change his food first, you won...

Boxers: Sores in wrinkles, halti head collar, male boxer
halti head collar, male boxer, female boxer: I don t know how your relationship is with this friend but I would strongly suggest you either show her this conversation or prompt her to take him to the vet. Goopy, thick discharge throughout the day is not normal. There could be several causes...an in-turned...

Boxers: Stomach problems with my Boxer, upper respitory infection, cause stomach problems
upper respitory infection, cause stomach problems, boxer puppy: Hi, Unfortunately, you re having a problem that many new owners do when they purchase from a pet shop. These dogs are poorly bred and aren t given the best care in the world. It s sad. One of mine had cocciodiosis as a pup as well and didn t develop...

Boxers: Is it safe to spay a boxer at 2 months?, boxer puppy, google search
boxer puppy, google search, spay and neuter: Jennifer, It is safe although not ideal. The AMVA suggests that no dog under the age of 3 months (12 weeks) be spayed, however, spaying at 8 weeks is commonplace for many shelters. Humane societies, dog pounds, etc. insist on altering pets prior to...

Boxers: scared female boxer, female boxer, google search
female boxer, google search, strange object: Hi Andreas, I m glad to see you re getting help for your girl. :) Too bad you didn t tell me you lived in Pitt, I d have come and helped you myself lol What you want to do is google the following: Animal Behaviorist Philadelphia Animal Behaviorsit...

Boxers: seperation anxiety, cheese cubes, full time job
cheese cubes, full time job, interactive toy: Like he s walking when he s peeing? Does it seem as though, even though it s not a puddle, he s emptying his bladder completely? I m curious if he s truly house-trained. Have you spoken to the person you took him from and found out his bathroom habits (out...

Boxers: skin irritations, nylon collars, veterinary exam
nylon collars, veterinary exam, vitamin shops: Hi Dee, Please be aware that my advice cannot take the place of a veterinary exam and if you are at all concerned you should make an appointment. My female has very thin fur and is unable to wear cotton or nylon collars. When she does, she gets chapped,...

Boxers: skin, tooth size, flea bites
tooth size, flea bites, bald spots: Hi Chris, Bella could have a few things going on. It s hard to say without a photo. :) Even with the tail would place them on pressure points. Bald spots occur (can occur) on pressure points, ie. where the dog rests when sitting, laying, etc. ...

Boxers: When to switch food, large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover
large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover, beet pulp: You re welcome :) The only difference in puppy food and adult food are the amounts of protein/fats/carbs and they are negligible. Dog food can be extremely confusing! I ve always like Chicken Soup brand dog food, Nature s Recipe (no corn/wheat/beef...common...

Boxers: How to teach my boxer not to be that friendly with starngers?, dog obedience classes, obedience instructor
dog obedience classes, obedience instructor, obedience training: Hi. This is not normally an aggressive breed. I wouldn t suggest that he become that way towards strangers. That s called a liability. What if he became aggressive towards a stranger while you were walking him down the street? You said he only listens when...

Boxers: teeth grinding in a 5 yr old female boxer, swollen gums, female boxer
swollen gums, female boxer, vension: Sorry it took so long getting back to you. I ve been asking around, and researching for you. The only thing anyone can come up with is that maybe it s just a habit now. If you had the bad tooth taken out, and are working on her gums, then she may grind her...

Boxers: Back from Vets, liver tumor, milk thistle
liver tumor, milk thistle, speedy reply: Good grief Diana! If I were you I d be beside myself!! And I d also never use this vet again. It is your absolute right to have a copy of her lab results! If you re in the UK I would consult a solicitor, if in the US I would phone the BBB. It just depends...

Boxers: White Boxer, white boxer, stephanie white
white boxer, stephanie white, clap your hands: Hi Stephanie, White Boxers are born deaf due to a lack of pigment in the inner ear. Don t let this dissuade you! The temperament of the puppy is much more important than whether or not he can hear! Dogs are not born knowing spoken language...hearing...

Boxers: weight of boxer, withers, today and tomorrow
withers, today and tomorrow, boxer: They will go through phases like this. He may be one size today, and tomorrow it may seem like he s grown a lot. It also depends on quality of food, exercise, and the lines from which the dog came from. It s hard to pinpoint what size he should be right now....

Boxers: whelping, mucus plug, last hurrah
mucus plug, last hurrah, gunky: It very well could be. She should start to settle down soon. Watch for her to loose her mucus plug. It s this thick, clear, gunky, stringie stuff that comes from her vulva. When she looses this, labor should start 24-48 hours later. This may be your girl s...

Boxers: worms, worms in stool, boxer pup
worms in stool, boxer pup, dead worms: Hi Nicola, Long worms are either tapeworm or roundworm. Many puppies are born with roundworms if the mother had eggs or larvae present in her system. The wormer the vet gave the puppy would have been specific to the type of worm he has and they tend...

Boxers: yellow discharge, transitional cell carcinoma, bacterial vaginitis
transitional cell carcinoma, bacterial vaginitis, antibiotics for urinary tract infections: Vaginal discharge is the appearance of liquid material (other than urine) from the labia of the vulva (the external female genitals). Vaginal discharge may be clear and watery (serous), bloody, thick and gray (mucousy), yellow/green (purulent), or dark green/black...

Boxing: 1 rebound speed bag, alan kahn, fists
alan kahn, fists, rebound: Hi Sam you asked: Do people hit the speed bag with it only having 1 rebound? Yes, many do. It is normally called a Front Fist Roll ( when done continuously from the front with both fists, And a Reverse Fist Roll when done from the back. Doing...

Boxing: 14 years old. Passion for boxing, alan kahn, boxing business
alan kahn, boxing business, professional boxer: HI Harrison, You ask a tough question, for I focus more on speed bag training more than competitive boxing. But as far as lifestyle - from what I ve seen many of the top ranked boxers make good money. The secret is to keep it. Seems like the surround...

Boxing: 17 and a Girl, usa boxing, personal instruction
usa boxing, personal instruction, video instruction: Take one thing at a time first. Personal instruction just one on one is usually about $30 per hour for a quality trainer. I offer some video instruction on my website that if you watch you can learn the art very well www.boxingdoneright.com You can look...

Boxing: 1916 boxing match, differentiation, source of information
differentiation, source of information, boxers: Hi Jack, Thanks for the question. I did a search for Charles Lahn at www.boxrec.com, but was unable to find a match for that name, and consequently, I wasn t able to find a picture. There are other fighters with similar names (to account for a possible...

Boxing: 48 ali negatives, training shots, close ups
training shots, close ups, reputable source: Hi Brenda, If they are unique in that they have never surfaced as prints before, they could be worth quite a bit of money. I am sorry I cannot direct you to a reputable source. I would contact about 10 different sports memorablilia collectors and see who...

Boxing: Amateur boxing compensation, amateur boxers, amateur athletes
amateur boxers, amateur athletes, monetary compensation: Hi Jayar, Thanks for the question. Essentially, there is no monetary compensation for amateur boxers. This is one of the distinguishing elements between amateur athletes and professional athletes. I hope this helps, Jayar. Thanks again for writing! ...

Boxing: Rabbit Punching, rabbit punches, thankless job
rabbit punches, thankless job, lbc: Hi Nick, It is always illegal to hit a boxer in the back of the head. If a boxer turns his or her back or lowers the head in an illegal manner, then it is up to the referee to caution, warn or penalize that boxer. The Klitschko-Peter fight featured a couple...

Boxing: Before actually going to the gym..., martial arts background, shadow boxing
martial arts background, shadow boxing, yard sprints: Hi Steve, He is probably going to tweak the way you punch somewhat right off the bat so I would hold off on the shadowboxing or bag work until he gets a hold of you. I would run. Yep, I said run :) Not a technical answer but the truth. You are going to find...

Boxing: amateur fights, usa boxing, amateur boxing
usa boxing, amateur boxing, amateur fights: Hi Luke, Thanks for the question. First, yes, your coach/trainer would need to be registered and certified with USA Boxing as well. Whe you register with USA Boxing, you will become part of your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) and will have access to information...

Boxing: amatuer novice to the olympics, national golden gloves, golden gloves champion
national golden gloves, golden gloves champion, great white hope: Hi Chris, No, he does not have to register again when he turns 17. Nothing changes, his age will automatically classify him as an adult. Other than his regular annual registration that you mentioned he will be good to go. By the way, I think we have a mutual...

Boxing: amatuer novice to the olympics, golden gloves tournament, great white hope
golden gloves tournament, great white hope, novice tournament: You will need to register him with USA Boxing. If you are going to work his corner, you will also need to be registered and attend a 6-8 hour coach s certification clinic. You will need a copy of his birth certificate and two passport-type pictures; there...

Boxing: amature boxing shows, southern california association, amateur boxing
southern california association, amateur boxing, association contact: Hi Mario, Thanks for the question. You can find out when and where amateur shows will take place in your area by contacting the Southern California Association Local Boxing Committee. That s a very long title for the entity that sanctions amateur boxing...

Boxing: Becoming a Boxer, hajime no ippo, ace miller
hajime no ippo, ace miller, how to become a boxer: Hello Santiago, All amateur boxers must wear headgear. Only pros do not. Even Olympic competition requires headgear. We cannot give out our personal info on this site due to regulations. Feel free to ask more questions if you like. good luck. ...

Boxing: Big Four "O" Coming Up, cardio workout, ringside
cardio workout, ringside, home depot: Any exercise that is very high in repetition is good for losing weight. One of the best things for weight loss is cycling, but diet is the key to any weight loss program. You could purchase a heavy bag hanger which is sold at www.ringside.com, but there...

Boxing: beginning boxing., stanima, self discipline
stanima, self discipline, soft drinks: Hi Sierra, I recommend start walking 5 miles a day everyday. Cut out all soft drinks and drink water instead. No eating 1 hour before bed or in bed. Don t miss breakfast, eat soon after you get up. Cut way back on bread. After 3 weeks, start running a...

Boxing: How to better my training., backyard boxing, push ups
backyard boxing, push ups, jumping rope: Hi James, Sounds like you have a pretty decent routine going. I would suggest adding some crunches to your workout and start jumping rope for footwork and conditioning. I think your about ready to make your way over to a gym. Your off to a good start but...

Boxing: Never boxed and going into a charity boxing event, enthusiastic crowds, charity event
enthusiastic crowds, charity event, dumb move: Hi Chris, Thanks for the questions. I ve refereed at about 20 such events...out here in California they re called Battle of the Badges, where various law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel, etc., box for charity. In fact, I officiated at such an event...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, knowledgeable coach
alan kahn, knowledgeable coach, amateur divisions: Hello Simone, Congratulations on your dedicated training schedule! Females are now fighting in all ages and weight divisions, but you will have to start in the amatuer division. Getting a fight is not really what it sounds like. You don t really have...

Boxing: boxing, darwin australia, golden gloves
darwin australia, golden gloves, caution to the wind: Hi Jefro, The reason I asked was because you have to weigh the risks of boxing against what you are giving up. If you can go away for 6 months and then come back and box, I would do that. I would suggest not giving up my career in the military for boxing....

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, boxing
alan kahn, boxing: Hi David, Actually, I m not sure exactly what you are asking. A protected fighter in what regard? I am just not sure what you mean by that term. Sorry I couldn t be of more help, but I don t know any specific reference to the term protected fighter...

Boxing: boxing, gaining weight, caspar
gaining weight, caspar, strength training: Hi Caspar, As a boxer in a gym I would think (or hope) you access to a personal trainer that works with you personally and knows if you really NEED to gain weight or go up in weight classes. your best Weight is also in relation to your height, and depending...

Boxing: boxing, usa boxing, local area
usa boxing, local area: Hi Joseph, Thanks for the question. You ll need to register with USA Boxing in your local area. If you need info on how to do that, write back and let me know where you are, or you can go to www.usaboxing.org, click on membership, and find your area on...

Boxing: boxing ages, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, state of pennsylvania: If you are going to compete as an amateur, you will need to register in the Masters Division (preceeded by a rigerous physical)with USA Boxing. Competition is limited to opponents who are not more than 10 years older than you and, of course, safe weight differences....

Boxing: boxing footwork, big fellas, defensive linemen
big fellas, defensive linemen, great shape: Hi Kyle, Yes we do work with football players some during the off season. For linemen, the key is to have them punch while they are moving their feet and do this while moving laterally. Line up 3 cones about 2 yards apart each. On the balls of their feet,...

Boxing: boxing money, knockout power, ppv events
knockout power, ppv events, crowd appeal: Hi Jared, It is different for every fighter but I can give you general breakdown. A guy who just won a gold medal at the olympics would get tv fights right off the bat. He will make somewhere around 5 to 10 grand his first few fights. He ll make this amount...

Boxing: certification?, amateurboxing, boxing coach
amateurboxing, boxing coach, boxing skills: USA Boxing coach s certifications are given in local areas throughout the year. You would need to register with USA Boxing in your area and attend a 6-8 hour clinic. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me your city and state, and I will send you...

Boxing: Getting certified, thai kickboxing, amateurboxing
thai kickboxing, amateurboxing, boxing coach: You will need to register with USA Boxing in your area and attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic. Your dad can register the club with USA Boxing, but it can t include the MMA activities. I don t know how kickboxing works, sorry. For a contact in your area,...

Boxing: diet, high protein diet, muscle repair
high protein diet, muscle repair, energy levels: Every fighter is different, but for the most part a high protein diet is necessary for muscle repair due to all the exercise that is being performed. If a fighter has trouble with energy levels then many times they will supplement with vitamins, and the day...

Boxing: diet, absorption of nutrients, deit
absorption of nutrients, deit, boxing gym: If you hop over the porridge at 9am then you haven t put anything else in you until 1pm then it s no wonder you re hungry. That s a long stretch for just a sandwich. You need to put food down your neck very often in small amounts. With that you keep your digestion...

Boxing: Floyd Mayweather v oscar De la Hoya 2, julio cesar chavez, oscar de la hoya
julio cesar chavez, oscar de la hoya, floyd mayweather: Hi Jordan, Thanks for the question. I ll preface my answers by saying that, as a boxing fan, I don t see any purpose at all for this fight, and I will not purchase it. As for your questions, there is no reason to expect a different result. De la Hoya...

Boxing: boxing, boxing writers, hatton
Boxing: boxing, boxing writers, hatton, management team

Boxing: certification?, baseball football basketball, golf tennis baseball
Boxing: certification?, baseball football basketball, golf tennis baseball, hips and thighs

Boxing: nose bleeding
Boxing: nose bleeding

Boxing: sparring, static target, big shots
Boxing: sparring, static target, big shots, 3 rounds

Boxing: fighter and a coach, usa boxing, virtue
usa boxing, virtue, 35 years: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. No one can compete in any sanctioned amateur bout without being registered as an athlete with USA Boxing. Someone who was previously registered as a coach would not be covered as a boxer by virtue of his or her coach s licensure....

Boxing: follow my dreams or not, australian defence force, australia northern territory
australian defence force, australia northern territory, golden gloves: Hi Jefro, Before I answer I need to clarify. Are you saying the defense force does not allow boxing on or off duty, period? Or are you saying that they do not have the sport of boxing in the defense force? How long have you been in the service and how long...

Boxing: golden gloves 2008, alan kahn, golden gloves
alan kahn, golden gloves, usaboxingmetro: Hello Paul, Congratulations on entering the Golden Gloves competition. Golden Glove competitions are controlled by the states and I assume you are entering the New York Golden Gloves. Since I live in Texas, I have no idea who you should contact in NY,...

Boxing: golden gloves, golden gloves, goldengloves
golden gloves, goldengloves, usa boxing: Hi James, Yea I noticed they changed the site but they didn t put back up all the club locations. Go to USAboxing.org and click on memberships . There is a list of all the clubs there. These are all the USA boxing and golden gloves sanctioned clubs. There...

Boxing: gym, good communicator, strict rules
good communicator, strict rules: Well a good trainer is a good communicator, and someone that commands respect. You can use their accomplishments with other fighters to guage their effectiveness. As far as a good gym, of course equipment is important but also does the gym provide good sparring...

Boxing: Heavy bag opinion?, alan kahn, size bags
alan kahn, size bags, hi ed: Hi Ed, and happy new year to you also. The answer to your question may depend on YOUR size, for if you re a giant of a guy (say, 6ft 5in, 350 pounds...) you may need a heavier bag than us normal folks, but from my own experience an 80 pound bag is usually...

Boxing: Holding during a fight, true sports fan, alan kahn
true sports fan, alan kahn, head butts: Hi Blake. Holding is usually not allowed in a boxing match, and is mentioned as such in the rules ( see this link) http://www.coach4you.co.uk/sports-boxing-rules.php http://doha-2006.com/gis/menuroot/sports/Boxing_Rules.html Professional rules...

Boxing: headhunter bag, double bags, developing power
double bags, developing power, speed bags: Many items such as the headhunter bag are in my opinion just other equipment to increase sales. Being have said this, I am not saying that it is no good, and it can be used effectively. I will say though the basic equipment such as heavybags, double end...

Boxing: healing, posterior shin splints, alan kahn
posterior shin splints, alan kahn, thanx alot: Hello again, Jake, There are several things to consider when dropping down a weight class, and the first is your health. You are 5 7 and 155 lbs? According to ideal body weight charts, http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm (scroll...

Boxing: im a new up and comeing boxer and im a teen, protein type, high protein
protein type, high protein, comeing: Man or woman it does not matter. Losing weight is the art of burning more calories than you cosume period. There are many good diets it is usually people that fail. Exercise daily and get a good diet. I prefer the high protein type diets that repair muscles....

Boxing: late starting boxers, footwork, calves
footwork, calves, lighter: Yes there are fighters that have had success starting later in life. Footwork is very important but bending your knees will lift your heels and thus staying on your toes which makes you lighter on your feet. Toe raises building your calves can help. Thanks,...

Boxing: making weight, weight trainning, inch ankle
weight trainning, inch ankle, amateur boxing: To be the most effective I always suggest that a person fight at his lowest weight possible. Muscle weight is fine but you should not carry more than 6 percent bodyfat when you get in the ring. You need to be in great condition and should never carry around...

Boxing: nose bleeding, head protector, bleedings
head protector, bleedings, coagulate: You need to see a doctor, as you may have a deviated septum. After you have done this and get the go ahead from the doctor, then you should get a full face head protector that will help you in your sparring. The best coagulate for bleeding that I know of...

Boxing: Physical fitness, boxing skills, fighting style
boxing skills, fighting style, weight class: Hi John, It sounds like you are very strong for your weight. I think as long as you get in good condition and hone your boxing skills you will be hard to beat. A strength advantage is tough to beat as long as you know how to use it. So e sure you talk over...

Boxing: pass books, southeastern association, godber
southeastern association, godber, association contact: Hi Chris, Thanks for your question. Your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) in Tennessee is the Southeastern Association. Here s the contact information for registration: Southeastern Association Contact: David Godber, Tel. 205-907-1752 or 205-824-2011,...

Boxing: Ringside Judge, new york state department of state, professional boxing
new york state department of state, professional boxing, e mail: Hi Vinny, Thanks for the clarification. The process for becoming a professional boxing official can vary from state to state, so you ll want to contact the New York State Athletic Commission directly. Here s the contact information: New York State Department...

Boxing: southpaw stance, southpaw stance, amateur boxers
southpaw stance, amateur boxers, mixing pot: Hey Jesse, No way. I disagree with the article. It s an advantage to be a lefty. It makes you unique and marketable as a pro. If you fight righty you just throw yourself into a giant mixing pot. They can t avoid you forever. You keep winning and they have...

Boxing: sparring, blackpool uk, zigzag
blackpool uk, zigzag, gloves: You re getting hit because you have no defense. Punching harder will not stop you from getting hit if you have no defense. Get you hands more into the play. Get them further from your face. (and you get the fight further from your face). Try and get your gloves...

Boxing: speed bags, hand speed, speed bags
hand speed, speed bags, arm strength: I think they do a lot of things. To begin with, (but in no particular order), Timing. When your brain sorts the timing, it doesn t matter where you hold your hands, you re going to hit that fast-moving bag at the right moment. When you re in the ring and the...

Boxing: how do i start boxing, amateur boxer, mouthpiece
amateur boxer, mouthpiece, best of luck: Byron, You need to go to www.usaboxing.org and click on membership . See if there is a gym near you. They will register you as a amateur boxer. You will get assigned a trainer and you will start fighting novice until your trainer feels you are ready to...

Boxing: getting started, procrastinator, dad
procrastinator, dad, passion: Well at your age you need your Dad s permission and go ahead anyway. Do not rush it. After he gives his approval then you can try to locate a good trainer. You can go to www.boxinggyms.com to locate a trainer and a gym in your area. Thanks, Jo...

Boxing: Time., time training, free time
time training, free time, alot: It s not how much time you spend. It s how you spend the time. You say you´ve taken a year off? That s alot of free time. Anyways, in a year you should be able to become quite respectable as a fighter, part-time or otherwise. Decide to do it and you ll do...

Boxing: Training, defensive drills, mitts
defensive drills, mitts, professional training: Yes Everlast professional training gloves are considered a good quality. As far as your drills go, it is just too difficult to explain in writing. I can tell you though if you want to increase your endurance, throwing 200 punches per round on heavy bags...

Boxing: training?, local boxing gyms, boxing lessons
local boxing gyms, boxing lessons, boxing trainer: I can suggest going to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com I do offer a diet and I offer video boxing lessons. Other than that I can suggest looking into various books that can instruct you or find a boxing trainer at one of your local boxing gyms. You...

Boxing: training, left hook, defensive drills
left hook, defensive drills, right move: You can start by having the guy with the mitts throw straight punches at you and you can bob down and weave under the punch moving your head to the OUTSIDE of the arm of the punch. Keep moving in an arc upwards on the outside of his arm and as you straighten...

Boxing: training and certification, tang soo do, speedbag
tang soo do, speedbag, hand speed: Hi Jason, do things to increase his coordination because speed is all about the mechanics of the punch. That s why its so hard to teach speed, it s usually one of those God given talents. But you can increase his speed. It s not so much things like holding...

Boxing: $$$, sanction fee, boxing match
sanction fee, boxing match, gas money: I m not quite sure what you are asking - how much does it cost to put on a local show? The sanction fee (at least $250.00), food to sell at the show (hotdogs, buns, nachos, drinks, etc.), trophies (if not donated) and gas money for officials (whatever the...

Boxing: amateur boxing, amateur boxing, usa boxing
amateur boxing, usa boxing, amateur license: Daniel, A good time to start boxing is in your early teens, 13 or 14. But it s not a necessity. You can start up to the mid 20 s and still have a very good amateur career. It s not to early. Just because you are a registered amateur does not mean you have...

Boxing: Becoming a Boxer, how to become a boxer, bread winners
how to become a boxer, bread winners, mike tyson: Usually gym memberships do not cost allot but depending on the gym could be $40 to a couple hundred a month. The trainer or trainers will show you some things but do not expect a whole lot because they are going to work primarialy with their bread winners....

Boxing: Boxing!, national golden gloves, novice division
national golden gloves, novice division, boxing game: Paul, That amount is about right if you were to turn pro right now. But here is what I would do if I were in your shoes and why. I would try to make it to the national golden gloves. It is in early May 2009 in Salt Lake City, UT. You have to win your regional...

Boxing: Boxing Management, female boxer, tuscaloosa al
female boxer, tuscaloosa al, matchmakers: Well first of all you need a lawyer to get a contract signed and notarized between you and the fighters. Your contract should include a guarantee of a certain amount of fights per year. Your duties would include getting them fights through connections and...

Boxing: Boxing Management, female boxer, tuscaloosa al
female boxer, tuscaloosa al, pro boxing: Hi J.J. - I m not involved in pro boxing or MMA and we don t have managers in amateur boxing. I suggest you contact the pro boxing commission in Alabama and, if they have one, the group in charge of MMA and see if they can answer your questions. Good luck...

Boxing: Boxing Management, female boxer, tuscaloosa al
female boxer, tuscaloosa al, sparring partners: JJ, Your job is to connect your fighter with matchmakers and/or promoters and approve or disapprove of opponents they present to you. You also make sure the contract for the fight has your fighters best interests at heart. You make sure they get paid and...

Boxing: Broke jaw before will I be able to box?, broken jaw, boxing
broken jaw, boxing: HI Will, That is a very good question. It sounds like the tooth was removed several years ago, and most bones are well healed in that time, however the jaw of a boxer has a lot of risk in getting a full power blow. It might also depend on where in the...

Boxing: boxers, sugar ray robinson, ezzard charles
sugar ray robinson, ezzard charles, harry greb: Hi AM, Thanks for the question. Roy Jones - Super Middleweight. I think his speed and power were at their peaks in this division. Too bad he didn t compete against some of the other true standouts at that weight class. Ezzard Charles - Light Heavyweight....

Boxing: boxing, situps, 19 years
situps, 19 years, workouts: Josh, It is not too late to box. You can box until your 34 as an amateur. Running is the biggest thing you can do in order to get into condition along with situps and pushups. You do not need a diet as your regular workouts should be enough to control your...

Boxing: boxing, amateur experience, amateurboxing
amateur experience, amateurboxing, usa boxing: Well - to be honest - you are starting a bit late. However, nothing is impossible. 8-) You will need to register with USA Boxing in your area and find a gym and coach where you can learn Olympic-style boxing. You should train for at least 8 months before...

Boxing: boxing weight, jump rope, weight lifting
jump rope, weight lifting: Lee, when you get down to around 9-10% bodyfat you are very close to your fight weight. Although if you are heavyweight then you can go up to 12% and still be effective. That s not to say guys don t win while being overweight, but ideally, this is where...

Boxing: Collegiate Boxing Association?, collegiate boxing, college boxing
collegiate boxing, college boxing, amateurboxing: College boxing is run under the umbrella of the National Collegiate Boxing Assn. (NCBA) and does not participate in USA Boxing amateur events. For information on how to bring UCSD into the NCBA, you can contact Ken Cooper via email at kjcooper4@comcast.net....

Boxing: the corkscrew, mirror work, newstuff
mirror work, newstuff, delfos: Jefta, The only thing you can do at home would be mirror work. If you practice slipping as you move toward the mirror it will improve your reflexes defensively. After you establish rhythm, start adding a punch or combination immediately after you slip....

Boxing: Heavy Bag, heavy bag punching, Boxing
heavy bag punching, Boxing: Hi DOM, I would say that a 100 - 120 lb bag would be fine for you. You size and weight should do fine with that. It will swing less with a shorter chain hang, but be sure your area can support such a heavy bag, particularly if you do not take it down between...

Boxing: help power up my punch, hand punches, nabor
hand punches, nabor, workouts: Eljen, your power is in the mechanics of the punch.... make sure you are turning the punch over as you throw and not before you throw... keep your elbow tucked in and drive your shoulder into the punch.... physically be as lean as possible...more muscle...

Boxing: Juan Carlos Gomez, juan carlos gomez, vitali klitschko
juan carlos gomez, vitali klitschko, valuev: Hi Paul, Thanks for the question. I think you hit the nail on the head when you said I think I d take him over either brother if he came in the best physical condition he s ever been in and was prepared to throw a ton of shots. To date, I haven t seen...

Boxing: Roadwork, half mile, good luck
half mile, good luck: James, Start with 2 miles. Every two weeks add a half mile until you reach 4. If you miss a run one week don t add the half mile, do it only when you complete a full two weeks of running the present distance your doing. Don t change your course during...

Boxing: referee, usa boxing, amateur boxing
usa boxing, amateur boxing, professional boxing: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. The answer varies, depending on whether you re interested in amateur boxing or professional boxing. For amateur, you ll need to register with USA Boxing as a non-athlete and get certified through testing. For the pros,...

Boxing: resting, rest period, workouts
rest period, workouts, good luck: Jesse, I day off is necessary if you are sparring a lot or going hard before a fight, otherwise your rest at work is probably fine. You could always get a light run in on that day too if it makes you feel funny about not doing anything. But you have to...

Boxing: ringside information, ringside tournament, amateurboxing
ringside tournament, amateurboxing, usa boxing: The 2009 Ringside tournament will probably be held in August. You will be able to find all the info at www.ringside.com. You will need to be registered with USA Boxing and have a certified coach work your corner. If you need to find out how to register,...

Boxing: Speed Bag Bladder Installation, speed bag, air bladder
speed bag, air bladder, changing air bladder: Hi Sandra, AHHH! those bladders are pesky critters! The problem sounds like it is more the whole in the bottom of the bag than the size of the valve stem. You might take a round punch tool, or a good size nail and stick through the bag hole and stretch...

Boxing: Speedball, antony, rhythm
antony, rhythm, combinations: Antony, The main thing to do on this bag is to establish a rhythm. Start off slow with one punch. Get a rhythm going so that the bag moves back and forth the same amount of times before you hit it again. Now you can start throwing combinations. If you get...

Boxing: Starting up..., college football player, ducks in a row
college football player, ducks in a row, boxing career: Brennan, This is the beauty of boxing. Size doesn t matter, relatively speaking. Since you are fighting guys that weigh the same (roughly, if your heavyweight). You sound like you have a lean build at 10% bodyfat. And at 20 years old you will likely build...

Boxing: speed how do i get more, light weights, trainner
light weights, trainner, speed problems: Allot of speed problems can be overcome with proper form. You are probably not throwing your punches correctly. You would be surprised how much your speed reduces when you lift an elbow or do not spin your feet to rotate your weight. Also a good fast double...

Boxing: speed methods?, video lessons, punches
video lessons, punches, combinations: Much of speed is just God given talent, however your form and how you throw your punches is a big factor have that analyzed maybe take some lessons. I offer some video lessons on correct punch form on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com This may help....

Boxing: Where can I start?, boxing gyms, professional boxer
boxing gyms, professional boxer, boxing club: Roel, This has always bee a problem because there are not boxing gyms in every city like there are basketball gyms and tennis courts or whatever. Your only options are to find a gym nearby and travel once a week, pick up some skills and then practice mostly...

Boxing: Training, golden gloves gym, gym info
golden gloves gym, gym info, lbc: Ivan, You ll get the best training at a Golden Gloves gym. If it s a real Golden Gloves there will be no charge. You just pay to register as an amateur once a year for around $40 bucks. Go to usaboxing.org and click on resources , memberships and then...

Boxing: videos, Speed Bag, Speed Bag Training
Speed Bag, Speed Bag Training, Speed Bag Bible: Hi Kevin, The four part DVD Speed Bag Bible series is almost 8 hours of personalized instruction about speed bag training. I m sorry you are having problems locating it. It was carried by Ringside boxing, but apparently they have stopped. Here is...

Boxing: Beginning Boxer, protein type, low carbs
protein type, low carbs, appropriate diet: High protein type diet with low carbs will work the best. Training for boxing flat out needs a trainer, as there is much to learn. You can learn a few things from videos and books. I sell some of that on my website at www.boxingdonright.com Thanks, ...

Boxing: Boxing in the 70s, closed circuit television, closed circuit tv
closed circuit television, closed circuit tv, cbs sports: Hi again John, The venues for closed-circuit broadcasts of fights varied greatly, depending on the geographic area in which the broadcasts were held. Here in San Diego, we would often get broadcasts at the Sports Arena, or even once at the football stadium....

Boxing: Boxing Question, alan kahn, boxing commission
alan kahn, boxing commission, lifelong goal: Hi JJ, I don t know much about Alabama Boxing, but there may be a boxing commission there soon. read this: http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20080503/news/805030314&tc=yahoo and apparently it passed http://www.legislature.state.al.us/SearchableInstruments/2008RS/Bills/FN-21359.htm...

Boxing: Boxing Question, amateurboxing, amateur experience
amateurboxing, amateur experience, amateur ranks: You can either turn pro or compete as an amateur as long as you haven t been paid for boxing. I would suggest that you don t turn pro until you ve had at least three years amateur experience. If you are interested in joining USA Boxing in Alabama as an amateur,...

Boxing: Building a heavy bag stand, heavy bag, hanging a heavy bag
heavy bag, hanging a heavy bag: Hi Pete, Building your own equipment is always exciting. Basically you are asking two questions. 1. Are there any dimensions to be aware of when hanging a bag between two posts. Answer: Ideally, I would be sure the swinging bag does not hit...

Boxing: boxing, boxing trainer, middleweight
boxing trainer, middleweight, 19 years: You will need to lose allot of weight and you need a boxing trainer. You cannot turn pro on your own. You have 79 pounds to get off to be a middleweight. There are many exercises that should be done but right now you need running and diet. Thanks, ...

Boxing: boxing, fighting weight, boxing career
fighting weight, boxing career, local gym: Roling, Conditioning is the biggest part of training so running 3 or 4 times a week is essential. I would run about 2 or 3 miles each time. If you are near fighting weight then stick with those numbers but if you need to lose weight you need to add distance....

Boxing: boxing ring, alan kahn, construction alan
alan kahn, construction alan, quality ring: Hi Joe, Now that s a man with a boxing ring dream! To be honest, I don t know what the cheapest way is, for I have never built one. Actually, I have never been involving in putting one up either, but here are some links to some plans for them. [url=http://www.boxinggyms.com/tips/ring.htm]Buliding...

Boxing: fights, golden gloves, amateur boxer
golden gloves, amateur boxer, usa boxing: Jared, You don t need a scholarship to use a golden glove facility because it is free to use. Your only expense will be a once a year fee of around $40 (depending on your location) which registers you as an amateur boxer so you can compete in boxing tournaments....

Boxing: junior golden gloves, golden gloves tournament, boxing coach
golden gloves tournament, boxing coach, usa boxing: Hi John, Thanks for the question. To get information about Jr. Golden Gloves in your specific gepgraphical area, you will have to contact your USA Boxing Local Boxing Committee (LBC). You can find contact information at www.usaboxing.org, if you follow the...

Boxing: Question?, golden gloves, rec department
golden gloves, rec department, amateur level: Hannah, Yes, you can box at 12. No need for a diet at the amateur level. You will get into shape working out 2 or 3 days a week at the boxing gym by following your trainer s routine. Check with your local parks and rec department for the closest golden gloves...

Boxing: question about heavy bag spring, heavy bag hanging, punching bag
heavy bag hanging, punching bag: HI James I don t think that was me, But that might work to buffer some of the noise and vibration of a heavybag, particularly if it was attached to a ceiling joist that is connected to a floor above it. The best fix may be to get a free standing heavybag...

Boxing: Starting up in Boxing, national golden gloves, golden gloves tournament
national golden gloves, golden gloves tournament, olympic boxing team: Mark, It is best if you can find a golden gloves facility. For more information contact the Charlotte Boxing Academy: 704 372-0140 This is where you can register and compete in sanctioned events. During the olympic year you will have to qualify for...

Boxing: how to get started in boxing, golden gloves gym, boxing gyms
golden gloves gym, boxing gyms, boxing gym: Eric, It depends on the gym but they should assign you a trainer and you ll fight for his team representing a weight division. If you go to a private gym there is no telling how it is run as they can do what they want. Hopeful you have a golden gloves gym...

Boxing: Training, fancy footwork, boxing team
fancy footwork, boxing team, shadow boxing: Since I am not a trainer - it would be a better idea to swap techniques with other coaches. However, all beginning boxers should start out learning shadow boxing and working on footwork before moving on to bag work. A good amateur coach makes sure his/her...

Boxing: Get back on top, jumping rope, cigerettes
jumping rope, cigerettes, smoking ciggarettes: Joe, There is not really an easy way to build a ring that I know of. The cheapest ring is a floor ring. You can get these off of ringside.com Running is the best way to increase your lung capacity. Jumping rope on rainy days. Giving up the cigerettes...

Boxing: training punching bage space requirements, heavy bag, bag punching
heavy bag, bag punching: Hi Tom Well, when you say a training punching bag that can narrow it down to any of three of four type bags, such as heavy bag, Double End, Speed bag etc. I assume you mean a heavy bag. There really is no standard distance that I know of about...

Boxing: tryin to start up, major muscle groups, jumping rope
major muscle groups, jumping rope, bad weather: Mohamed, You can go to a local health club and have them do a bodyfat count on you or you can buy a set of scales that have the bodyfat reader on it. Height is not a problem in boxing. It can be an advantage if you train correctly and learn how to fight...

Boxing: ...., different sports, wing chun
different sports, wing chun, roadwork: Gav, I love Joe Frazier, but many guys from the old school don t understand the value of weight training because they did not have access or the knowledge to incorporate weights back in the day. Pushups and pullups are great and will develop some muscle,...

Boxing: amatuer boxing/pro boxing, boxing license, pro boxing
boxing license, pro boxing, boxing commission: Hi Bryant, Thanks for the questions. 1. The LBC for Memphis is the Southeastern Association. Here is a link to their web page, which has detailed contact information: http://www.southeastboxing.org/ 2. Licensing for pro boxing is handled by each individual...

Boxing: Boxing how to start as amateur and turn pro, boxing programs, surrey area
boxing programs, surrey area, amateur fights: Peter, Since I live in the USA I could not direct you to a gym near you. I can only tell you to contact your local recreation department and ask about boxing programs. After you start training, you should have your first bout within 2 months. Get as many...

Boxing: boxing, boxing and breathing
boxing and breathing: HI Scott, Breathing and breath control is an important part of boxing (and many other aerobic activities). If you can t breath, you can t fight (or do a lot of other things, for the body will shut down without air). The real answer for you is the CAUSE...

Boxing: boxing, bench press, dead lifts
bench press, dead lifts, overhead press: Sam, I would use the place in he garden for strength training. Stick to strength building excercises. Bench press, squats, dead lifts and overhead press. Use a weight that is comfortable for 6 to 8 reps. For working on your boxing skills you need to...

Boxing: How to Compete, local boxing gyms, amateur boxer
local boxing gyms, amateur boxer, usa boxing: Santiago, Your LBC (local boxing committee)handles all the amateur boxing in your area. I am including your LBC contact info at the bottom of the page. You need to email or call the number for your area and ask about local boxing gyms that are non-profit...

Boxing: Contacting my LBC, southern california association, association contact
southern california association, association contact, lbc: Santiago, Leave a message if you can or keep trying. Those places get a lot of calls and probably have a list to call back. You may have to wait for them to get to you. There is not much else I can tell you because they run all the boxing in that area....

Boxing: chain link speed bag swivel, speed bag swivel, speed bag equipment
speed bag swivel, speed bag equipment: Hello Jojo, Hmmm. If you just changed from one type of swivel (didn t say what..) to a chain link and the chainlink is LOUDER, I would say change back to what you were using. Normally, a chain link is not as loud as a ballhook, so you must have changed...

Boxing: Double Knockdown, kansas city police, kansas city police department
kansas city police, kansas city police department, city police department: Hi Anthony, Thanks for the question. Finding records for amateur bouts is next to impossible, since the individual boxers keep track of their own bouts in a passbook.Some larger tournaments keep records for a period of time, but I m not aware of any central...

Boxing: how to get more fight in an area, amateurboxing, competitions
amateurboxing, competitions, army: Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, remind me that you are in Kansas, and I will send you a contact. If you aren t already, you will need to get registered with USA Boxing. You will also need a certified coach to work your corner during competitions...

Boxing: Heavy bag size, velcro attachment, boxing gyms
velcro attachment, boxing gyms, synthetic leather: Hi Cheri, Thanks for the question. I would get your son a 70 pound bag. Make sure it is either leather or canvas, not synthetic leather as they will not last very long. He needs 14 oz. gloves and I would get the velcro attachment rather than the lace up...

Boxing: Mike Tyson's Punching Power, james bonecrusher smith, razor ruddock
james bonecrusher smith, razor ruddock, frank bruno: Hi Aaron, Thanks for the question. The 80 s was a pretty bleak decade for the heavyweight division overall. It started with Larry Holmes as the recognized champion through 1985, then Tyson picked up the baton in late 1986. I m struggling to remember any...

Boxing: manager, gas food, negotiating power
gas food, negotiating power, piece of the pie: Jeffrey, You need negotiating skills and you need to know how contracts work. Your biggest deals will be with promoters. If they want you to join their stable of fighters they will want a contract. It helps to know what is and is not acceptable depending...

Boxing: Novice amatuer training for a fight, major muscle groups, shadow boxing
major muscle groups, shadow boxing, 3 rounds: Hector, Since you are basically training to win one particular fight I wouldn t get too complicated. Keep it simple and work only on what will win you the fight. Perfect your jab and cross and don t worry about hooks and uppercuts. Unless you are experienced...

Boxing: before going pro, ready joe, amateur fights
ready joe, amateur fights, flat feet: Anything at all that is not perfect can be considered a weakness. Whatever it may be anything from flat feet, to even a bald head (may cut easier) so yes eyesight may be a disadvantage. Talk with your trainer he may help you overcome any weaknesses you might...

Boxing: Registration, amateurboxing, usa boxing
amateurboxing, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Thank you for your patience. I have been out of town for the past two weeks. In order to compete in amateur boxing, you must register with USA Boxing in your area in order to have a passbook. You will need a copy of your birth certificate and two head-shot...

Boxing: Start Boxing, usa boxing, happy holidays
usa boxing, happy holidays, weight class: Hi Jared, Thanks for the question. To compete as an amateur, you ll need to register with USA Boxing through your Local Boxing Committee (LBC). For info on how to do that, you can go to www.usaboxing.org, and follow the Membership links. Or you can write...

Boxing: Starting, boxing gyms, google search
boxing gyms, google search, amateur boxing: Daniel, Contact your local recreation department. They should have a list of programs that teach boxing. If they do not have any then the gyms are going to be privately run. Do a google search for your territory in the UK for boxing gyms in ??????? ...

Boxing: what training should i conduct, national golden gloves, golden gloves titles
national golden gloves, golden gloves titles, punch power: Dallas, If you want a chance at making good money early as a pro it is important that you spend the next 4 years trying to win one or more national golden gloves titles or get on the next Olympic team. First you need to win your regional which will...

Boxing: i want 2 box, amateur boxer, golden gloves
amateur boxer, golden gloves, usa boxing: Hi Ace, Thanks for the question. You can do what you described in your question. You can box as an unattached amateur boxer, meaning you re not affiliated with any registered gym. You ll still need to be registered yourself, of course, and you ll need...

Boxing: want to turn pro, pounding the pavement, boom boom
pounding the pavement, boom boom, golden gloves: Boom Boom, You need to get a license from your state s athletic commission. Your coach will have to also get a license to coach pro corners from the same commission. This involves filling out a form and a couple of photographs and a fee depending on your...

Boxing: 10 point must system, knockdown, closeness
knockdown, closeness, dictates: Hi David, Thanks for the question. The 10-point must system dictates that the winner of a round must receive 10 points. In your scenario, boxer A would probably receive a 10-8 round, unless the attack of boxer B was so dramatic that the judge ruled...

Boxing: Age Limit, amateurboxing, thanks for your time
amateurboxing, thanks for your time, weights: 32 would be considered a bit old to begin boxing as a career. If you are in the heavier weights, you could conceivably box amateur for a couple of years for the experience and then turn pro. If you are interested in finding a gym and want to register, please...

Boxing: Arm punching, insight, suggestion
insight, suggestion, coach: This is actually outside of my area of expertise - however, my suggestion to you is to find a gym and a trainer who can help you hone your skills. If and when you decide to become licensed as a pro, you will need a coach in your corner when you fight. Best...

Boxing: advice, shadow boxing, bangbangbang
shadow boxing, bangbangbang, great shape: Hiya, You re right about the different areas you should think about when shadow boxing, ie: footwork, handspeed and visualizing attacks from another boxer. One isn t more important than the other. The tempo can be changed from round to round or keep a slow...

Boxing: amateur boxing, golden gloves tournament, novice division
golden gloves tournament, novice division, olympic tryouts: At this point, 17 is considered the senior division, i.e., he will compete against anyone 17 and up to 34 years old. Most boxers start out in local shows where they can be more evenly matched in both age and weight. Yes, there should be a novice division...

Boxing: amateur boxing, amateur boxers, amateur boxing
amateur boxers, amateur boxing, time actor: Hi Spencer, Thanks for the question. There s no prohibition on making a living or earning income as an actor or model, even if you re portraying a boxer. Amateur boxers are prohibited from earning pay for boxing (for the most part...I won t confuse you...

Boxing: amateur boxing income, son spencer, family gym
son spencer, family gym, amateur status: Hi Pat, I think you answered your own question! Perhaps it s easier to explain the prohibitions as opposed to trying to figure out what s allowable. In order to maintain one s amateur status, the boxer can not compete in paid competition, be it professional...

Boxing: amateur boxing income, son spencer, family gym
son spencer, family gym, usa boxing: The current rules are below. Lots of reading. For further clarification, you can ask USA Boxing. A boxer member may not accept as a gift, directly or indirectly, from a manufacturer, distributor or its representative for use in training or competition...

Boxing: amature boxing., registration chairperson, usa boxing
registration chairperson, usa boxing, boxer: Hi John, Thanks for the question. The first step would be to register with USA Boxing through your Local Boxing Committee (LBC). You can get contact info for the registration chairperson in your area by going to www.usaboxing.org and clicking on membership....

Boxing: BOXING, muhammad ali, boxing career
muhammad ali, boxing career, southpaw: A southpaw is someone who fights from the left hand stance. This stance positions the right foot and right hand closest to your opponent as opposed to the orthodox stance. No 16 is not too old to start boxing. To get started you need to find a good trainer...

Boxing: BOXING TOURNAMENTS, amateurboxing, amateur style
amateurboxing, amateur style, usa boxing: Actually, registering hands is an old boxing fallacy. You need to register yourself as an athlete with USA Boxing in your area. I would highly recommend training in a gym so you learn the amateur style of boxing. There are local shows where you will be...

Boxing: BOXING TOURNAMENTS, usa boxing, amateur boxing
usa boxing, amateur boxing, bouts: Hi Maurice, Thanks for the question. You can get info regarding amateur boxing events in your area through your USA Boxing Local Boxing Committee (LBC). I don t know where you live, but you can find your LBC by going to www.usaboxing.org, clicking on...

Boxing: Boxing match, amateurboxing, northeastern kansas
amateurboxing, northeastern kansas, boxing license: Your husband will need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing in your area (and he can t be older than 34). He will also need to have a registered and certified coach work his corner. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me you want to register...

Boxing: Boxing and training, decent shape, 3 rounds
decent shape, 3 rounds, pushups: Hi Thomas, you are not too old to box. You can fight until your 34 so you have plenty of time. Not all boxers start young. It s more about your ability to train hard and be consistent. You should start running about 2 miles 4 times a week. If you have...

Boxing: Boxing and weight training, weight lifter, power punch
weight lifter, power punch, split routines: Hello Eli, Sounds like you have a pretty solid routine. I think Adding a heavybag routine would be alright but how and when might depend on what your purpose of heavybag training would be, and the length of time you want to do it. I am assuming you...

Boxing: Braces, usa boxing, dental coverage
usa boxing, dental coverage, insurance program: Hi Karlo, Thanks for the question. You ll need to have written approval from your dentist (and a parent or guardian, if you re under 18), and a dentist-molded mouthpiece. You also waive your dental coverage under USA Boxing s insurance program, but...

Boxing: boxing, cardio workout, lighter days
cardio workout, lighter days, strict diet: Well most fighters with large muscles certainly incorporate weight training in their workouts. There are others where genetics play a part. Fighters should train at 6 days per week doing something. They will sometimes have lighter days and other days where...

Boxing: boxing as an ameture internationally, maneger, amateur level
maneger, amateur level, gym training: I would hope that the gym you are training in is registered with USA Boxing and your coach takes you to sanctioned shows. You need experience at the amateur level before you decide to turn pro. I would talk to your coach about how to get licensed as a pro...

Boxing: boxing gloves., everlast boxing gloves, alan kahn
everlast boxing gloves, alan kahn, glove size: Hi John. Congratulations on starting your boxing training. Glove sizes are kind of a mystery because they are currently some many types and styles. I would always recommend this tip about Gloves found on Boxinggyms.com http://boxinggyms.com/tips/gloves_size.htm...

Boxing: boxing gloves question, boxing gloves, life threatening injuries
boxing gloves, life threatening injuries, bloodbath: Hi David, Boxers tape their hands for 3 reasons. To protect their knuckles, to keep the wrist stable on impact and to keep the thumb stabilized. It is a requirement in both amateur and pro. It does not cut off any circulation unless you wrap your hands...

Boxing: Competing, boxing trunks, usa boxing
boxing trunks, usa boxing, amateurboxing: You will need to register with USA Boxing in order to compete in sanctioned shows. You ll need a copy of your birth certificate, 2 head shot pictures, and pay a yearly membership fee (January through December). You should get boxing trunks and a tank top...

Boxing: Current champions, boxing enthusiasts, world titles
boxing enthusiasts, world titles, world champion: Hello Michael, There are 4 organizations recognized as world titles. WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO. If you have any one of these belts you are a legitimate world champion. One does not hold any more clout than the others, well, not technically. The truth is, the...

Boxing: coach class, amateurboxing, pat steele
amateurboxing, pat steele, coach class: In order to work a corner in a sanctioned amateur boxing event, you must be a registered non-athlete member of USA Boxing and attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic. I have never taken the class, so I can t give you an answer to that one - rules, judging,...

Boxing: enjoyment out of boxing, speed agility quickness, bad temper
speed agility quickness, bad temper, work ethic: Hi Nicky, Actually you have the perfect approach to boxing. It is also a little rare to have that type of personality in boxing. The true test will be when you spar. It sounds like you have a great work ethic which is 1 piece of the puzzle. The other pieces...

Boxing: amateur boxing, spencer, boxer
Boxing: amateur boxing, spencer, boxer

Boxing: BOXING, mike tyson, strong one
Boxing: BOXING, mike tyson, strong one, southpaw

Boxing: Help please, alan kahn, shadow boxing
alan kahn, shadow boxing, right hook: Hello Tommy, A well trained boxer can throw a hook punch with either hand, regardless of which foot is leading. The only difference is the force of the pivot and weight shift, which comes from the same foot as the hand is throwing. For a right hook, the...

Boxing: Hey joe, can u help me?, diets that work, energy level
diets that work, energy level, exercises: To answer your question simply. You need to diet and exercise. There are many great diets that work it is people that fail. You can go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com and I sell a color coded diet but there are many others. Exercise with high...

Boxing: heavy bag weight, alan kahn, quality gloves
alan kahn, quality gloves, ringside: Hi Aaron, Wow, 6-1 and 350lbs. You are a big guy! I m gonna guess that 120-150 would be big enough. you can find some that size here http://www.ringside.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=2383 and I suggest getting a soft fill style. or perhaps this water-foam...

Boxing: heavyweight boxing, heavyweight boxing, heavyweight boxer
heavyweight boxing, heavyweight boxer, amateur level: Hi Jesse, Your height does not matter in boxing. Only your weight plays a role. He is a heavyweight. The key for him is to move inside of his opponent s reach and fight inside. He will need to work on hooks and uppercuts and be diligent about keeping his...

Boxing: help, left hook, punching techniques
left hook, punching techniques, forward stance: The hook primarialy is thrown with which foot is the lead foot. Yes you can switch from othrodox to southpaw, but you should learn equal power from both hands and I feel it is your technique that is not allowing this. I do sell a video on my website about...

Boxing: Im 14 and I like to box, amateurboxing, amateur boxing
amateurboxing, amateur boxing, boxer: The best way to become a pro boxer is to spend the next 6 or so years learning to and competing in amateur boxing. Your state probably doesn t license pro boxers until they are at least 18 years old. I can email you a contact for your area who can refer...

Boxing: Im 14 and I like to boxed, usaboxing org, amatuer boxing
usaboxing org, amatuer boxing, boxing gyms: Hi Johnathan, If you want to become a pro-boxer, than the only tried and true path is to start in an organized and sanctioned (supervised by people in boxing gyms or programs that have legitimate credentials to do it boxing gym or community program that...

Boxing: kick and punch combinations, jab jab, straight punch
jab jab, straight punch, alan kahn: Hello Alok Congratulations on your brown belt in Karate. That means you are an advanced student and worthy of much respect. I hope you will receive your black belt soon. I can suggest a few combinations for you, featuring (1) just hand combinations...

Boxing: how long rest, intense workout, push ups
intense workout, push ups, minute rounds: Personally, I train to failure or 2 minute rounds, whatever comes first but incorporate the rest as part of the training. I.E. Use only a 30 second rest between rounds or reps to learn how to quickly recover between rounds. (Breath deep a few times to fill...

Boxing: National Golden Gloves, national golden gloves, amateur boxer
national golden gloves, amateur boxer, open consideration: Hi Thomas, You can enter any golden gloves show you want as long as you are registered as a USA amateur boxer. Go to usaboxing.org and click on membership. Call the organization in your area and find out when the next show is. You can only advance to the...

Boxing: the neck, hands on the ground, downward pressure
hands on the ground, downward pressure, excercise: Hi Jesse, There are a couple of other options. Lay face down on the ground, put a pillow or mat under your head. Raise yourself up with only your head and your toes touching the ground. Roll your head back and forth. You can lightly place your hands on...

Boxing: new gloves, light weights, shadow boxing
light weights, shadow boxing, gloves: Hey Tom, No, I don t see any negative effects. I think it s the same with shadow boxing with light weights in your hands. When you drop the weights, your hands seem to fly by comparison. For a while at least. The thing is, be consistent and add the extra...

Boxing: nutrition, high protein foods, boxing workouts
high protein foods, boxing workouts, carbohydrate grams: If your weight is good, then you should maintain between 60-80 carbohydrate grams a day. Eat plenty of high protein foods for muscle repair from exercise. Also eat small meals but eat often such as possibly 5 to 6 times per day. Thanks, Joe PS....

Boxing: PA Rules, association of boxing commissions, standing 8
association of boxing commissions, standing 8, meza: Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. I didn t see the bout you mentioned, but my guess is that they were using the unified rules of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), of which Pennsylvania is a member. Those rules prohibit the standing 8 count. ...

Boxing: pro wraps, knuckle area, guaze
knuckle area, guaze, rule of thumb: Jim, Yes, that is gauze. You need two complete rolls for each hand. The first one is almost like a basic wrap if you were just using hand wraps. The second gauze is weaved thru the fingers and then folded back and forth several times across the knuckles...the...

Boxing: proper hook?, jaw line, amateur boxing
jaw line, amateur boxing, knuckles: NEVER hit anything with the knuckles of your ring and little finger. Those are the bones that ALWAYS seem to break first. Try and land the first two knuckles on a punch. If you hold your knuckles horizontal to the floor, when the hook comes in, your line of...

Boxing: push ups?, clap your hands, push ups
clap your hands, push ups, rest 30: Hi, You didn t say which types you re doing now but I have a couple of suggestions. 1. On a level surface you get in the ready position with arms straight and back straight. Now instead of pumping up and down with just your arms, you sort of hop up...

Boxing: quality, jabs, punches
jabs, punches, good question: Hi Luke, I good boxer should be in excellent condition. He moves laterally or forward but rarely moves backwards. He has fast hands and throws his punches correct in form. He puts combinations together and sits down on his punches. His inside game has crisp...

Boxing: question, mental attitude, boxer
mental attitude, boxer: I don t know.. As soon as I pick one, I realize I can t do without something else. I think it all comes down to mental attitude. No matter what you have in your bag of tricks, if you re not psyched to win, you won t. If you don t think you re the best, you...

Boxing: i have a question about competing in the golden gloves as a competitor and a coach?, chicago golden gloves, golden gloves tournament
chicago golden gloves, golden gloves tournament, usa boxing: Hi Mario, Thanks for the question. Generally, you can only be registered as either an athlete or a non-athlete with USA Boxing. There is a provision in the rules allowing for a boxer from the same gym as another boxer to be a second, or an assistant in the...

Boxing: a question regarding licensing, usa boxing, gleason
usa boxing, gleason, emailing: Hello Daniel, You will need to take a seminar followed by an exam to get your certification. I am assuming you are talking about amateurs.You will need to go to a gym that has USA boxing ties as they should be set up to give the exam. I suggest calling or...

Boxing: questions about competing and being a cornerman in golden gloves, chicago golden gloves, amateurboxing
chicago golden gloves, amateurboxing, usa boxing: In order to coach and compete, you will have to register with USA Boxing as both an athlete. To coach in a corner, you will also need to attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic. There is a yearly membership fee and you will need to have a copy of your birth...

Boxing: Recommended route to becoming a professional judge, boxing commission, usa boxing
boxing commission, usa boxing, amateur boxing: Hi John, Thanks for the questions. There are different schools of thought as to whether one needs to officiate in amateur boxing prior to embarking on a pro career. I believe that the amateur experience is extremely valuable, and I recommend it. Your...

Boxing: Ring movement, punchers, puncher
punchers, puncher, 3 rounds: Hi Jon, The movement is good but in an amateur fight you will have to train to be more aggressive. Moving as much as you do will usually turn you into a counter puncher. The problem with that is an amateur fight only last 3 rounds (4 if your open). Counter...

Boxing: rules for standing stil, amateur boxing association, thanks in advance
amateur boxing association, thanks in advance, intimidation: Yes, it is against the rules to jump, scream, shout or run at your opponent in Olympic-style amateur boxing. It s unfortunate that Holland is not a member of the Amateur Boxing Association or I would refer you to them for specific rules. The goal in amateur...

Boxing: Starting out, thin sort, sound fundamentals
thin sort, sound fundamentals, boxing gloves: If everyone outweighs you it probably is not wise to box them anyway. Afterall they have developed weight classes for that same reason. I would suggest finding someone who can instruct and train you to learn many techniques and develop sound fundamentals....

Boxing: shadow boxing, shadow boxing, slow tempo
shadow boxing, slow tempo, footwork: Hiya, You re right about the different areas you should think about when shadow boxing, ie: footwork, handspeed and visualizing attacks from another boxer. One isn t more important than the other. The tempo can be changed from round to round or keep a slow...

Boxing: standing still, akward, punches
akward, punches, jab: Well it is normal to move to the left after jabbing afterall it feels natural and somewhat protects you from the counter right. If you are throwing your punches correctly then just keep practicing while stationary and it should feel more natural, but there...

Boxing: standing still, right cross, akward
right cross, akward, strong hand: Hi Joe, It is natural to move to your left when you jab as an orthodox fighter because it is more comfortable. But, you should move to your right more often when fighting a right hander. Always move away from your opponent s strong hand. So against a lefty...

Boxing: standing still, russ anber, instructional films
russ anber, instructional films, boxing gear: Moving to the left against a right handed boxer has you moving towards his hard, righthand punch. Not always a good idea but good for a change (not a habit). If you don t feel balanced when you re standing still then you have to start at the beginning again....

Boxing: what my step son should eat, high protein diet, atkins diet
high protein diet, atkins diet, boxing gym: High repetition exercise is the best. I recommend a high protein diet and there are many out there including the Atkins diet. I also have a diet for sale on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com Remember very little starches and sugars. Thanks, Jo...

Boxing: strength training, strength training, weight training
strength training, weight training, down time: Jesse, Weight training in boxing is a bonus but not a necessity. I would suggest doing it during your down time. I would stop about 2 weeks before your fight. Weight training can make you faster and stronger. Let s say that you fight a guy who is the exact...

Boxing: Training, boxing workout, lifting weights
boxing workout, lifting weights, hi matthew: Hi Matthew, A diet is not really necessary at your age. You are still developing so just let your training do its thing. You will normally get in shape just from the training. I would run 2 or 3 days a week about 2 miles at a time. I would do a boxing workout...

Boxing: Back, swing of things, qaulity
swing of things, qaulity, weight training: If you bodyfat content is low then do not lose more weight. Get back into it slowly even if it requires you to walk first then start running. You need cardio for sure and if you are not just too out of shape, you should be able to get back in the swing of...

Boxing: amateur competition gloves, chicago golden gloves, groin protector
chicago golden gloves, groin protector, usa boxing: You will wear 10 Oz. gloves that will be supplied at the tournament. You will need a USA Boxing approved competition headgear or. that you have to supply. You ll also neede a groin protector. body protectors are illegal, I m really surprised your coach...

Boxing: Beginning, boxing gym, age restrictions
boxing gym, age restrictions, right direction: There are age restrictions in the Amateurs but mostly in most states it is over 30. You always need to be in condition to fight and while you may not want to be a professional, you should train like one because getting in the ring on any level can be dangerous....

Boxing: Boxing, lifting weights, jump rope
lifting weights, jump rope, weight training: I cannot say for sure because I do not know what other exercises that you do. I personally am an advocate of weight training to a degree. The exercises your trainer has you doing to replace the weights may even increase your traps and chest. Thanks, ...

Boxing: boxing, alan kahn, boxing gyms
alan kahn, boxing gyms, golden gloves: HI Neek, Richmond VA. Well, here is a list (don t know how current) of the boxing gyms in Virgina http://www.boxinggyms.com/addresses/virginia.htm But the best way is probably to hit a few local boxing clubs and ask some of the boxers for good...

Boxing: boxing, opponent, jab
opponent, jab: You probably could use more training on what to expect an opponent to do. Example is if your opponent is outside and moving left he will probably throw a jab, and if he is moving right he will probably throw a straight right hand, as long as he is on the...

Boxing: boxing, world champ, mainstream sport
world champ, mainstream sport, golden glove: Hi Ben, I suggest you go to usaboxing.org and click on members. You will need to contact the local boxing committee and find out where the closest gym is. Keep in mind that as a new fighter the most important thing is to get on a team. As an amateur you are...

Boxing: boxing/mma competition, mma competition, knuckles
mma competition, knuckles, 2 pieces: Brad, Each hand gets two rolls of guaze. The first roll you wrap just like a pair of hand wraps. Start at the thumb, then wrist, knuckles, thumb, back to knuckles and end at the wrist. Take the next roll and start the same way but you are going to run the...

Boxing: boxing shoes, boxing shoes, basketball shoes
boxing shoes, basketball shoes, wrestling shoes: Hi Pat, They are allowed. Tennis shoes, wrestling shoes and basketball shoes all allowed. Although, I don t recommend anything with thick soles. Your feet should be as close to the floor as possible. All mats are not the same thickness but most are at least...

Boxing: Cornerman, palm area, witch doctor
palm area, witch doctor, cutman: Adam, There are only a couple of things that separate one cornerman from another, but they are both very important. All we deal with in boxing are cuts and swelling. There is no secret to the swelling, direct cold compress is all you can do. For cuts,...

Boxing: cross arm guard, archie moore, cross arm
archie moore, cross arm, amateur fights: Hi Jesse, I am familiar with the style. Frazier also used it. Although I doubt I will ever teach it to anyone. It is a pretty effective defensive style, the problem is you cannot be offensive from that posture. It makes you slow and screws up your counter...

Boxing: Licensing as an ameture judge, sentences
Boxing: Licensing as an ameture judge, sentences

Boxing: father-son team, golden gloves gym, multiple choice test
golden gloves gym, multiple choice test, usa boxing: Hi Tomas, You need the level 1 certification. USA Boxing governs these certifications. Each area of the country has an Local Boxing Committee. Every committee makes it s own rules although they are usually similar to one another. Normally one of the gyms...

Boxing: figthing, boxing arena, boxing gym
boxing arena, boxing gym, amateur boxing: Hi Christian, Thanks for the question. In order to compete, you ll need to register as an athlete with USA Boxing. I can walk you through that process if you email me back and let me know where you re located. Or, you can go to www.usaboxing.org, click...

Boxing: GG boxing gym, russ anber, boxing gyms
russ anber, boxing gyms, golden gym: Well, you still need instruction. That is the least of your problems because you obviously are on-line. There are tons of vids on Youtube as an example. You can see all of my club s (Golden Gym s) training and match films by searching: munched55 (on Youtube)...

Boxing: Gloves, professional title, de la hoyas
professional title, de la hoyas, espn: Hi Aaron. Thanks for the question. The size of the gloves are set in the rules of the commission, and both boxers must wear the same size. In recent years, boxers have had disputes / disagreements over which brand of gloves to wear. In the case of Mayweather...

Boxing: gauze, medical supplier, gauze
medical supplier, gauze, decent price: Hi Ali, I only use super gauze . It is special made for boxing and most durable and I get it by the box. I get it from everlast.com I wouldn t recommend regular gauze although if you choose to use it I m sure you could get it from a medical supplier...

Boxing: girls boxing, villegas park, club iam
villegas park, club iam, amateurboxing: Hi Jack - there was a female boxer several years ago who was taking care of a female database. I haven t seen her in a long time and I haven t seen anything else up to date. You might try calling Dick Jones and see who in the LBC you can match your girl...

Boxing: guard and movement?, roy jones jr, left jab
roy jones jr, left jab, right hook: Hiya, Sometimes I (or someone else with a good right hook) gets into the ring with a guy like you and for about 45 straight minutes, just keeps hooking you in the head. Frustrating for you but effective.. You of course are not allowed to hit back but you...

Boxing: Left hook, left hook, tows
left hook, tows, frazier: Hi Sultan, You do twist your leg during the hook. Your tows will be facing directly sideways when you finish the punch. He is trying to get you to turn your entire body on the punch. All the power from a hook is generated from the rotation of your body....

Boxing: judge's score cards, judges score cards, world boxing council
judges score cards, world boxing council, boxing commission: Hi Tony, Thanks for the question. There have been situations in the past where boxing commissions and organizations have experimented with open scoring, which means the judges scores were announced to the audience either after each round, or after a...

Boxing: Licensing as an ameture judge, amateurboxing, boxing judge
amateurboxing, boxing judge, san diego california: Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and I will give you a contact to call in the San Diego area. You will need to register with USA Boxing and attend a 6-8 hour certification clinic before training as a timekeeper/judge. Remind me what city you re in,...

Boxing: Am I Too Old For Serious Boxing, mcmap, 2008 olympics
mcmap, 2008 olympics, golden gloves: Hi Adam, You are not too old to make the 2012 games. You will have to get on the ball though. You will have to fight few novice bouts before you can turn open and you have to be open to have a chance for the Olympic Team. The heavyweight for the USA this year...

Boxing: Olympics, double elimination tournament, olympic team trials
double elimination tournament, olympic team trials, usa olympic team: First off, it usually takes 9-13 years. 8-) You must be a U.S. citizen and between the ages of 17 and 34 (no more than 34 before the Games start). Last year we used a different method to determine the boxers who competed in the Olympic Team Trials: Winners...

Boxing: olympic boxing, olympic boxing, amateurboxing
olympic boxing, amateurboxing: Hi Jason - why are yiu waiting until 2012? Start now in amateur boxing, get your basics, and compete. If you are interested in a USA Boxcing contact, please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com and tell me the city and state you live in. I ll send you a contact...

Boxing: Pre fight instuctions, tv cameras, opening bell
tv cameras, opening bell, dressing room: Hi Peter, Thanks for the question. Some refs say that, and others don t. The actual pre-fight instructions occur about an hour before the bout in the dressing room. Most of the times, the instructions you see in the ring before the opening bell is largely...

Boxing: Pro Boxing, pro boxing, usa boxing
pro boxing, usa boxing, professional boxing: HI Curtis, Hey you chose a great topic for your school paper. Boxing has a lot of angles for great stories about the people in it. You become a pro in boxing much like every other sport in the USA that has a recognized amatuer system, which may include...

Boxing: pro boxing age, professional world, matchmaker
professional world, matchmaker, thanks in advance: Jackson, You are not too old to be successful as a pro. It s all about your ability to learn and getting fights. You need a good matchmaker/Manager. You need to get about 5 fights a year at least. You can fight into your mid to upper 30 s normally. The better...

Boxing: professional boxing carrier, usaboxing org, amateur boxer
usaboxing org, amateur boxer, rosstraining: Hello paritosh nigam Thank you very much for your kind letter requesting me to train you, but in all honesty, I do NOT train competitive boxers personally and have no resources to do so. I would suggest you visit the USAboxing.org contact page: http://www.usaboxing.org/90.htm...

Boxing: punch mitts, quality leather products, alan kahn
quality leather products, alan kahn, head circumference: Hello again Frank As far as headgear sizes, they run mostly like hats: Small, medium, Large, XL etc. When you order, I would ask the company rep how their gear is sized. You might want to know the hat sizes or head circumference around the forehead so they...

Boxing: punching ball, alan kahn, punch ball
alan kahn, punch ball, idea what kind: Hi Jay, Well, the fact is the term punching ball doesn t really tell me a lot and that could mean any of five or six bags. I don t know if you mean wall mounted, ceiling mounted, floor mounted, portable or fixed, etc. It Could be a single fixed bag...

Boxing: punching ball, punching ball, speed ball
punching ball, speed ball, hooks: Hi Jay, I m not sure what you mean by punching ball... if it s not a speed bag then the only other thing I can think of is a double end bag which may be the same thing. Does it have 2 hooks...1 on the top and 1 on the bottom? Let me know and I ll tell...

Boxing: As a ringside spectator, boxing match, work speed
boxing match, work speed, foot work: I like to see good technique, crisp punches and boxers moving in the middle of the ring - not hanging on the ropes or in the corners. Since I am a judge, I am looking for legal effective punches that connect with the white knuckle surface of the glove in...

Boxing: Speed bags, speed bags, head thanks
speed bags, head thanks, couple inches: Hi Jimmy, your bag should be head high, meaning that the bottom of the bag should be a couple inches above the top of your shoulders. So just walk up to the bag where it is right beside your head and just barely touching the top of your shoulder. Then raise...

Boxing: Starting to Box, backyard boxing, cerritos ca
backyard boxing, cerritos ca, youtube video: Peter, Go to usaboxing.org and click on members. Find a location near you and call the boxing committee on the list. You can get info for your area. You will never know how good you can be until you actually get in the ring and spar. So you will have to...

Boxing: Strength question, ross enamait, chin ups
ross enamait, chin ups, jump rope: HI Lawrence, It is hard to make a strength comparison between two people I have never met. There are too many variables that cannot be accounted for, as well as your friend may also be doing some other strength training we both don t know about. If you...

Boxing: Strength training, chin ups, proof of the pudding
chin ups, proof of the pudding, jump rope: Hey Lawrence, Stronger than a swimmer? Hard question to answer as there s so many variables in the people involved and the training. My Dad as an example was a long distance swimmer and always the Anchor (last guy in a relay that has to make up time lost...

Boxing: Where can i start, great britian, jerome jerome
great britian, jerome jerome, boxing career: Jerome, By taking advantage of the juniors I am saying that you can use the juniors to get tons of experience before you become a senior fighter. All the big tournaments and notoriety comes from the snior division, not the juniors. So use the juniors to get...

Boxing: how to get started, world champion, boxing gym
world champion, boxing gym, day job: I m really sorry to hear that you ll be a father at 16. Will definitely make you grow up fast and I am glad to hear you are being responsible. Unfortunately, the only way you can get any money for boxing is to compete as a professional. I believe the minimum...

Boxing: how to get started up with boxing, intense desire, rajani
intense desire, rajani, long journey: Hey Rajani, You have to get yourself to a boxing club so that you can learn the basics for training and for technique. After you ve sorted the basics (You can train mostly at home if you like) then it s just to polish them so att all the movements come...

Boxing: tecniquis, south paw, right hook
south paw, right hook, southpaw: If you want to learn the proper technique for punching you will need to find a trainer. If you want to know what some of the punches are, there are a number of them. Whether from the southpaw or othrodox. You have the jab, the straight left, right hook,...

Boxing: training a lefthanded boxer, alan kahn, south paw
alan kahn, south paw, straight punch: Hi Rich, congratulations on stepping in to be a trainer. There is no secret to training the boxing skills for a left handed fighter (southpaw) for all the mechanics of punching and moving skill wise are the same as a right handed fighter, just reversed....

Boxing: turning pro, amateur boxing association, british boxing board
amateur boxing association, british boxing board, british amatuer boxing: Hi Jimmy, Greetings to you across the pond!. Hope it s a great day for ya. To be honest, I know little about the policies, politics or methods of control for Boxing in the UK. But I did a little research on the subject, so maybe we both learned a...

Boxing: Uppercut technique., weight transfers, left hook
weight transfers, left hook, shoulder rotation: Hi Andrew, all the power from the uppercut comes from the legs and rotation of the body. To throw it, you lean over like your picking something up off the ground, just not all the way down. The punch needs to come straight up from the hip so you actually...

Boxing: WBB, world boxing, hoggan
world boxing, hoggan, mr thomas: Andy: The World Boxing Board is no longer a sanctioning body that conducts fights in the United States. It is strictly done in the other countries. If you want the current champions please write worldboxingboard@lycos.com or you can write a request to...

Boxing: my weight, good nutrition, weights
good nutrition, weights, jordan: Well, I wouldn t over do it. Your body is building like crazy now and will continue like that for about another five years. I think good nutrition should be a part of the equation.If you re going to put these demands on you body, make sure you supply what...

Boxing: Alan from Memphis, http www youtube, alan kahn
http www youtube, alan kahn, dandy don: Hello Susan Widegren, Am I the Same Alan Kahn that lived in Memphis during the 70 s?? Why YES. Yes I am. Way back then you might remember me as seen in the first minute of this videoclip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xP7qWhkUwHc (that was back...

Boxing: Alot of differnt things on competiitons and boxing, roy jones jr, amateur boxer
roy jones jr, amateur boxer, professional boxer: Anthony, You will need 2 cornermen. One for putting the stool in and holding the spit bucket and the other is to take out your mouthpiece, give you water, instructions and clean any blood off your face if need be. Just let me know where you post the video...

Boxing: Amatuer Boxers of the 30's, mike caputo, golden gloves
mike caputo, golden gloves, passbooks: Unfortunately, records were not kept in an organized manner prior to 1987, when the passbooks became mandatory. If you know the city he boxed in or where, if at all, he participated in any national tournaments (AAU, Golden Gloves), you can check the newspaper...

Boxing: Ametuer Boxing, brazilian jujitsu, golden gloves
brazilian jujitsu, golden gloves, boxing gym: Hi Mikel, Yes, I highly recommend you move out of the mma gym if you really want to advance in boxing. MMA is far removed from boxing and you will never learn the technique you need to be an accomplished fighter. Yes, get involved in golden gloves and you...

Boxing: age, corrective lenses, good shape
corrective lenses, good shape, eye exam: No suggestions other than keep in shape and find a gym and trainer who will work with you. There is no reason why you can t box until you re 34. I think most eye exams are given without the use of glasses or contacts. If you need contact lenses to see,...

Boxing: age limit, boxing match, boxing card
boxing match, boxing card, amateur boxing: Hi Sam, Thanks for the question. There is no age limit for viewing amateur boxing matches, or professional boxing matches either, as far as I know. However, the venues in which bouts are held may have restrictions. For example, from time to time, the...

Boxing: amature boxing touraments, olympic boxing team, usaboxing org
olympic boxing team, usaboxing org, college scholarship opportunities: HI Chris, It s great that you and your friends want to meet around a boxing oriented venue, and I believe the Olympic boxing team is going to have a demo in Birmingham during May 2008. Here is a link. http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20080409/APS/804092316&source=RSS...

Boxing: Becoming a Pro boxer, fight schedule, bread winner
fight schedule, bread winner, best bet: Carmelo, You should start working out at a boxing gym near you because someone in that gym will have a connection. This would be your best bet since you are just turning pro. I would try to get with a promoter that holds shows on a monthly basis. This...

Boxing: Boxing, amateur experience, jim mclaughlin
amateur experience, jim mclaughlin, amateur boxing: You would have to check with your state boxing commission to find out their criteria for becoming a pro official. Most want at least two years of amateur experience. To become an amateur boxing official, you would join USA Boxing in your area, pay a yearly...

Boxing: Boxing, alan kahn, boxing program
alan kahn, boxing program, weight exercise: HI Luka Congratulations on your decision to start boxing. I hope this in a legitimate supervised boxing program. The coaches there can certainly help you fine tune your hand speed, timing and coordination. I would hesitate to tell you too many things...

Boxing: Boxing Ring, alan kahn, boxing gym
alan kahn, boxing gym, santiago: Hi Santiago, Here is the only links to information I could find on building a boxing ring. http://www.boxinggyms.com/tips/ring.htm http://www.buildaboxingring.com/ I don t know how available some of these parts are to the average individual...

Boxing: Getting a barrage of punches, moving target, pummelled
moving target, pummelled, barrage: If you re getting a barrage of punches then you must be standing still. Gotta get your feet moving man. If they lunge towards you, you have to lunge backwards. If they follow you backwards you should be sidestepping left or right 90 degrees to the attack....

Boxing: boXing, amateur rules, uniform requirements
amateur rules, uniform requirements, waistband: Hi Anthony, Thanks for the question. It sounds like you already know a bit about the basics of the amateur rules. The uniform requirements are the same whether you re affiliated with a particular gym or not (tank top, trunks with a contrasting waistband,...

Boxing: boxing, straw weight, skill levels
straw weight, skill levels, amatuer: The question is nearly impossible to answer because skill levels of each and how many fights, along with height, type fighter, conditioning and many more problems that does not allow me to answer, however if you take 2 fighters of equal everything with only...

Boxing: boxing, straw weight, weight divisions
straw weight, weight divisions, steak dinner: Hi Brett, For the most part, the odds are in favor of the amateur. The pro has more experience but the weight difference is too much to overcome. You can use talent and skill to overcome a 1, maybe 2 weight divisions. But were talking about a 70 Lb difference....

Boxing: boxing, national golden gloves, 9 months
national golden gloves, 9 months, promoter: Michael, There is no perfect age to turn pro but pre-25 would be a good idea. I would get at least 50 fights before turning pro if I could. I would also shoot for national golden gloves title. But I would definately fight for another 3 years to get more...

Boxing: boxing advice, alan kahn, workout time
alan kahn, workout time, breathing problem: HI Martin, I don t know how I can really answer your question specifically, for I don t know exactly what you mean by breathing problem . You might be describing an issue that is better asked to a physician or medical professional. If it is simply that...

Boxing: boxing methods, right hook, boxing gloves
right hook, boxing gloves, fighting weight: Let me first advise that you should not sparr unsupervised, as this can be dangerous. As a southpaw your right foot should be outside of your opponents left foot. If you go to the body with a right hook and then the next punch throw a left hand to the head...

Boxing: diet, amateurboxing, befor
amateurboxing, befor, elp: Hi Sunny - Since I am neither a coach or a nutritionist - my best suggestion would be to find a gym in your area and start training with someone who knows the answers to your question. You can email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me the city and state...

Boxing: Fighting, boxing center, amateur boxer
boxing center, amateur boxer, usa boxing: Hi Amalia, Thanks for the question. To compete as an amateur boxer, you need to register with USA Boxing through your Local Boxing Committee (LBC). I don t know where you re located, but you can find your local contact person at www.usaboxing.org, by clicking...

Boxing: Footwork and Balance Drills, stutter steps, foot movement
stutter steps, foot movement, punching power: Hi Devon, Remember to never cross your feet, stay off your heels and never bring your feet together. Your feet should never be closer than shoulder width. When you move to the side, take small stutter steps. Work on moving from side to side without bringing...

Boxing: Wht shud i put in my punching bag.. ?, old clothes
Boxing: Wht shud i put in my punching bag.. ?, old clothes

Boxing: fat burners, vicious cycle, metabolism
vicious cycle, metabolism, calories: Mikel, I don t recommend fat burners but if you must, I would not take anything that is not all natural. It is better if you lose the weight naturally without the assistance of fat burners. This way you will increase your metabolism naturally and the weight...

Boxing: Golden Gloves, golden gloves tournament, gym in new york
golden gloves tournament, gym in new york, boxing gym: Your height is not ideal for a heavyweight. Given that there has been some successful heavyweights that were not very tall, however it is extremely difficult and especially in the amateurs because of the fact that the power of the punch does not play as much...

Boxing: good start, brute strength, video lessons
brute strength, video lessons, pointers: It is not necessarialy about brute strength it is more about technique, and if you will go to my website at www.boxingdoneright.com I have some video lessons on how to box that are pretty inexpensive and in fact one is a free lesson. Thanks, Jo...

Boxing: masters tournament, ringside tournament, amateurboxing
ringside tournament, amateurboxing, usa boxing: In order to compete as an amateur, he will need to register with USA Boxing and get a passbook. If he is over 35 years old, he will also need to have an extensive physical before he registers. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com. Let me know the city...

Boxing: Too Old?, amateurboxing, amateur boxer
amateurboxing, amateur boxer, twenty one years: Considering that most amateur boxer start between the ages of 8 and 10, 21 might be considered old. However, you won t know until you try. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me the city and state you live in, and I ll give you a contact. You...

Boxing: Physical fitness, weather days, yard sprints
weather days, yard sprints, jump rope: Hi Jessica, I would be glad to help you. 1. I would focus on my heart since it is the engine that makes everything else work. 3 mile run 4 days a week followed by ten 50 yard sprints. On bad weather days my alternative is swimming and jump rope. Any way...

Boxing: punching, punches, weights
punches, weights: Not really. As long as they re smaller than you and/or don t punch back, no problem. In my opinion, one should learn technique first then add strength as you need it. By weightlifting first, one tends to build the wrong kind of muscle (fat and slow). Build...

Boxing: Some questions regarding training if you could help me., weight gainer, muscle cells
weight gainer, muscle cells, first tip: My first tip would be to calm down. High protein gainers will build muscle but you re looking at max 2kg in six months. High carb gainers will get you 10kg but it s mostly fat so what s the point? In boxing, I like to see weights moved quickly. Except for...

Boxing: Speed, muscle coordination, movement speed
muscle coordination, movement speed, muscle development: Pol, Speed is mostly about muscle coordination. So work on being as lean as possible and also doing coordination drills. Plenty of speedbag work. Also get some double-end bag work in. Make sure you are throwing your punches straight out from your chin,...

Boxing: Speed, video sessions, correct stance
video sessions, correct stance, hand speed: Speed comes allot from your form and keeping your elbows in while twisting your torso. To better view this I do offer a few video sessions that you can watch online. Go to www.boxingdoneright.com and you will see video lessons. The first one is free. The...

Boxing: Starting a boxing club, golden gloves, adult sons
golden gloves, adult sons, work ethic: Patricia, I suggest you try and get these boys enrolled in the golden gloves. The GG is there for developing youngsters into fine young men using boxing as the vehicle. Most kids who come in just need some attention and they will ultimately learn work ethic,...

Boxing: scoring in boxing, referee, referees
referee, referees, 1980s: They actually used to in some states and in the earlier years. You do not hear of that since around the early 1980s, but rest assured they did use to do this. There was a referee and 2 judges and many different scoring methods according to the State. There...

Boxing: snapping punches, improper technique, boxing coach
improper technique, boxing coach, layperson: Well, There s a difference between punching with you arm (which is more like a push) and whipping your hand forward by whipping your shoulder around. However, if you increase kinetic energy, which you do by increasing speed or weight of the object moving,...

Boxing: speedball training, alan kahn, heavybags
alan kahn, heavybags, personal instruction: Hi Gerry I m not sure exactly what speedball on a stand that is on a spring is, unless you mean one of the specialty punching bags like http://store.titleboxing.com/sbrb-u.html For a bag like this, you will mostly be hitting the front of your fists,...

Boxing: speedball training, good shape, knuckles
good shape, knuckles, wraps: Hi Gerry, The speedball should not hurt your hands. Just be sure to wrap good and also put a piece of foam over your knuckles under your wrap for extra protection. Use at nothing less than 12 oz. gloves, preferably 14. Hands are mostly hurt hitting the heavybag...

Boxing: Getting started, olympic lifter, knockout power
olympic lifter, knockout power, upper body strength: Hi Brad, Thanks for the question. I d recommend that you start with the amateur program. At your age and size, you ll want to learn and develop your skills in the amateur ranks first. That would require you to register with your Local Boxing Committee (LBC)...

Boxing: Can't tell, sparring gloves, 12oz
sparring gloves, 12oz, genuine leather: Hi Dauturi, Competition gloves are always lace up. They are either 10oz or 12oz depending on your weight division and always genuine leather. International competition gloves are two-tone with the scoring portion of the glove being a different color. Training...

Boxing: trainers liscense, usaboxing org, corner man
usaboxing org, corner man, coach corner: Hi Cody, Hey, that s great that you dad wants to get involved. If he wants to become a serious trainer in Boxing, than I would suggest he contact the official boxing Association of USA amateur boxing: USAboxing.org http://www.usaboxing.org/10.htm contacting...

Boxing: triple striking, right cross, time lag
right cross, time lag, reaction time: Hey Jesse, I think it s pretty difficult to double up on just a right cross because it leaves one so bent out of shape when its finished. In effect, the punch doesn t get Re-Loaded if you don t throw the opposite hand. The twisting you should be doing...

Boxing: Wht shud i put in my punching bag.. ?, amateurboxing, boxing gloves
amateurboxing, boxing gloves, punching bag: You really need a coach to tell you how to do things correctly, including filling bags and the proper way to hit the bag with the proper gloves. If you re interested in going to a gym to train, please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com, tell me the city and...

Boxing: water bags, boat fenders, waterbag
boat fenders, waterbag, water bags: I use one of those big white boat fenders that are about 2 1/2 feet in diameter. I keep hanging it up but the fighters keep changing it back to a regular heavy bag. Most people obviously don t like it. I use the waterbag mostly to train upper-cut/hook combos...

Boxing: wrist injury, wrist injury, knuckles
wrist injury, knuckles, gloves: Hi Donnie, you probably rolled it over on impact. It s a common injury when hitting the bag. You really need to wrap your hands, that s exactly what the wraps protect you from, rolling your wrist and protecting your knuckles. Be sure your wrap secures your...

Boxing: Can i make it?, amir khan, power punch
amir khan, power punch, olyimpics: Nassar, You have all the ingredients to be a good boxer. You may even be a great boxer. The most important thing for you is to get in a boxing program and get some sparring under your belt. Get a good trainer you like and one that you feel is helping you...

Boxing: What to do?, boxing gym, mental attitude
boxing gym, mental attitude, writing a book: This is not a question I can answer without writing a book, it is just too detailed. My advice would be to go to a local boxing gym and meet with a trainer who can be with you throughout your career. You can find a gym and a trainer by going to www.boxinggyms.com...

Boxing: What to do?, boxing workout, alternate days
boxing workout, alternate days, diet plan: Nasser, You really don t need a diet plan. Your workout will condition you on it s own. Only when you are close to a fight will you need to be more careful about what you eat. You should run 3 to 4 days a week, 2 miles at a time to start. According to...

Boxing: i am 18 and want to dominate the heavy weight division, amateurboxing, heavy weight
amateurboxing, heavy weight, 18 years: If you were a lightr weight, I would say 18 is a bit too old - however, I would definitely give it a try. The only way you ll know if you re the best is to find a gym and a trainer, learn the basics, and compete. Please email me at mel@amateurboxing.com,...

Boxing: my 9 yr old, southpaw boxing, hitting the big time
southpaw boxing, hitting the big time, tkos: Hi Laura, sorry for the delay. You are on the right track but also tell him that all these fights are just preparing him for when he turns open as a senior. Right now he is fighting in juniors and the truth is, it s all really just practice until he reaches...

Boxing: Amateur boxing age qualifications, amateur program, jennifer thanks
amateur program, jennifer thanks, boxing lessons: Hi Jennifer, Thanks for the question. The answer is yes and no. The regular USA Boxing amateur program only allows competition up through the age of 34. After that, competition is restricted to the Masters Division, which has very specific criteria....

Boxing: Becoming a NY Boxing judge, new york state department of state, e mail
new york state department of state, e mail, lian: Hi Ray, Thanks for the question. Licensing for professional boxing judges in New York is regulated by the New York State Athletic Commission. Here s the contact info: New York State Department of State New York State Athletic Commission 123 William...

Boxing: Beginning boxing....., beginner size, speedbag
beginner size, speedbag, diet programs: I do offer some video lessons on my website at www.boxingdoneright.com as well as diet programs. I also have some basic equipment on the online store. There are free standing frames that instead of hanging a heavy bag from your ceiling it will hang on the...

Boxing: becoming a pro boxer, golden gloves gym, world heavyweight champion
golden gloves gym, world heavyweight champion, amateur boxer: Hi Jason, Go to usaboxing.org and click on memberships. Find a gym boxing commission nearest you and call them to see where the closest gym is. You need to get involved with a golden gloves gym if you can. When you go in ask for a trainer and tell them...

Boxing: boxing, push ups, 7 months
push ups, 7 months, ups: You can train at home but to train properly to fight you will need good sparring so you need to find a gym and a trainer. As far as a time when you can fight, it depends on the person and so many factors. I have seen someone who had never boxed before get...

Boxing: boxing, diet program, video lessons
diet program, video lessons, writing a book: Your question is very indepth. People actually write books on the subject, and I could never answer it without writing a book. So my suggestion would be to seek a trainer in your area and he will teach you all there is to know. You can also take some video...

Boxing: Contact lenses in pro boxing, professional bouts, boxing commission
professional bouts, boxing commission, soft contact lenses: Hi Wolf, Thanks for the question. I m not aware of any restrictions on the use of soft contact lenses in professional bouts. I know Nevada has allowed them; if you re wondering about the rules in a specific state (remember, there is no national boxing commission...

Boxing: curious, jaunt, good luck
jaunt, good luck, boxing: Hi TL, You have time to have a competitive jaunt with boxing. You will probably learn fast since you are a coach because coaches normally see things more clearly since you ve been on both sides of the coin (assuming you probably wrestled yourself). If you...

Boxing: eating, baked potatoes, green vegetables
baked potatoes, green vegetables, cuts of meat: Jason, Only what you eat 2 or 3 days leading up to the fight will matter. Everything before will have already been processed by your body. I suggest eating solid cuts of meat, baked or grilled, no fat. Plenty of carbs like green vegetables and baked potatoes....

Boxing: Good boxing workout, boxing workout, boxing gym
boxing workout, boxing gym, exercises: You may not want to hear this but it sounds like the most important thing that you need is diet to get you to a managable weight where you can do allot of exercises. I would first diet and start slowly cycling or running to get the weight down. Thanks,...

Boxing: guidance, golden gloves, amateur experience
golden gloves, amateur experience, usa boxing: Andrew, Make sure you find a trainer that is interested in your well being and not just cashing in on you. But first, you need to get some amateur experience and build a name for yourself. Go to usaboxing.org and click membership. Find a gym or comittee...

Boxing: Low Blows, golden gloves tournament, low blow
golden gloves tournament, low blow, low blows: Sorry - RSC stands for Referee Stops Contest. If the referee decides that the blow was deliberately harmful, the boxer who threw the punches would lose by disqualification. One, or two, deliberate blows to an opponents groin would definitely cost him...

Boxing: My love for boxing, good loser, first supplement
good loser, first supplement, soft drinks: Richard, you are young and have plenty of time. Start losing the weight now while you can do it with patience and without pressure. Start by walking and let your weight get down to where you can start jogging. If you would rather do cardio at the gym I m sure...

Boxing: National Golden Gloves, national golden gloves, ace miller
national golden gloves, ace miller, great shape: Hi Louis, Don t ever try to save yourself for the next fight because you could mess around and lose the fight your in. You can t predict fouls, early stoppages or anything else that might count off points against you. So always go into each fight with the...

Boxing: Pro Boxing -Age and Citizen ship, citizen ship, professional boxers
citizen ship, professional boxers, japanese citizen: Hi Errol, Thanks for the question. Licensing for professional boxers is regulated at the state level, so you d have to check with the athletic / boxing commission of the individual state in which your friend is seeking a license. Boxers from all over...

Boxing: Punch bag weights?, water core, size bags
water core, size bags, ringside: HI Karl, when you say you are debating getting a punching bag , I assume by your reference to weight you mean a heavybag. Yes they come in many sizes, shapes, internal weighting systems, ways to hang them and floor stand models. By asking the you would...

Boxing: Scoring System, national golden gloves, according to the rules
national golden gloves, according to the rules, scoring system: Hi Louis, Thanks for the question. If you ve already made it to the National Golden Gloves, you ve been doing something right! At any rate, boxers earn points for clean, effective punches landed in the legal scoring area...the boxers who the judges agree...

Boxing: Speedbag, home made speed bag unit
home made speed bag unit: Hi Cody, I sympathize with you. I remember those college days when broke was a verb. Take heart, things will get better! I have never put up a speed bag unit in a trailer so I m kinda flying blind here. I don t know if they have wall studs like houses,...

Boxing: Training!, national golden gloves, gentle reminders
national golden gloves, gentle reminders, bad habits: Bad habits are hard to break but the best way is breaking them one at a time by focusing on just the one before you move to the other. Also if your trainer makes you pay everytime you break the habit it should also help. When I say pay I mean just gentle...

Boxing: I Want To Be A Boxer, golden gloves gym, amateur title
golden gloves gym, amateur title, boxing history: Blake, I don t think you will have any problems. My understand is that Australia has a strong boxing history. See if your area has a golden gloves gym and start there. Check with the recreation department of your town. 15 is a good age to start so your on...

Boxing: Want to start boxing, south paw, golden gloves
south paw, golden gloves, boxing match: Andrew, At 5 6 you will need to get down to at least 165. You would be strong at this weight and could master a good inside fight game. I suggest finding a Golden Gloves in your area. Tell them you want to compete and they will sign you up. The first thing...

Boxing: Water Punching Bag filling, alan kahn, anything but water
alan kahn, anything but water, water bag: HI Marshall, That is an interesting question. I really don t know the anwer to that, but the water bags I Have seen don t have any way to put anything but water inside them. They don t open wide like a normal HB and they have an internal bladder to...

Boxing: i wanna box, tae kwon do, leaps and bounds
tae kwon do, leaps and bounds, grammar skills: Unfortunately your martial arts will not help here as far as boxing goes, and in fact sometimes it can hurt because of the style fighting that these arts are. Boxing is different by leaps and bounds. I would suggest very strongly that if you want to box...

Boxing: zab judah, boxing training, boxing trainers
boxing training, boxing trainers: HI Matt. I appreciate your offer to pay but I do not train boxers personally and never have. I do not have a gym, nor do I have access to a boxing gym where I live. I enjoy the sport of boxing and have known several top trainers through my association...

Boxing: age, amateaurs, best of luck
amateaurs, best of luck, paces: Edwin, The age of 18 is not too late to start boxing. People pick up on the skills at different paces and if you are a fast learner and hard worker you can be at the level of a 5 year person in 2 years. I would recommend getting at least 50+ open division...

Boxing: mine age, amateurboxing, amateur boxer
amateurboxing, amateur boxer, local club: Considering most amateur boxers start around age 10 or younger, starting at 18 just means there will be boxers more experienced than you. However, dedication and focus does pay off if you truly want to succeed. You ll need to start out as an amateur boxer...

Boxing: amateur fights, alan kahn, amateur fights
alan kahn, amateur fights, rosstraining: Hi carlon, After a bunch of online research, and by my own contacts, I do not know of any limitations on the number of amatuer fights one can have here in the US. I do not work personally with any competitive amatuers so I can t answer directly. USABOXING.ORG...

Boxing: Becoming a female boxer, female boxer, gyms
female boxer, gyms, scholarships: If you have very limited funds then I would seek gyms that may accept scholarships. Also obtain training tips from books and videos. Yes you need a trainer and yes you need some equipment but it is not as expensive as you might think. Thanks, Jo...

Boxing: BOX HEIGHT, thomas hearns, carlos quintana
thomas hearns, carlos quintana, light weights: Hi Fane, Interesting idea. I respectfully disagree, because then boxers who fall outside of an arbitrary height limit would be forced to fight at a higher weight against naturally larger opponents, putting themselves at an enormous disadvantage. You referenced...

Boxing: Boxing, boxing training, heavybag punching
boxing training, heavybag punching: Hi Cory, For the canvas heavybag, I imagine you can twist the bottom really tight and tie it with some strong rope. I have never done anything like that personally, but that is what I would try. for some training strategies, You can beat these articles....

Boxing: Boxing, national golden gloves, ring experience
national golden gloves, ring experience, boxing game: Anthoni, You are not too old to start and you can be as good as anybody who came up from the juniors. The skills and the conditioning is not your biggest challenge as far as catching up. It is lack of ring experience. So it is important that you spar as...

Boxing: How do i become a pro boxer, world heavyweight champ, amateur boxing
world heavyweight champ, amateur boxing, pro boxing: You need to contact whoever is in charge of pro boxing in India and find out what their requirements are, specifically pertaining to age. Each country is different. You re probably not going to go very far without at least two or three years in amateur boxing....

Boxing: boxer and musician, time chris, tendons
time chris, tendons, musician: Chris, Sure. Although if you are making your living as a musician then you may want to reconsider. Even though you protect your hands well there is always the occasional bruised knuckle, sore wrist or stoved up thumb. The sore wrist is something that...

Boxing: boxing, boxing program, military title
boxing program, military title, tae kwon: Hi Jonathan, I would try to fight at least 4 years as a amateur and see how much progress you make. You should no for sure by then if you want to pursue the pros. Try to win a military title or qualify for the Olympic trials in the marines. If you succeed...

Boxing: boxing, rubber balls, hand strength
rubber balls, hand strength, exercise program: If you are looking to build hand strength then try handgrip exercisers and squeezing rubber balls to give you strength in the hands, but you need an overall exercise program, and if you are real thin, then you might want to do some weight training to build...

Boxing: boxing, amateur boxer, amateurboxing
amateur boxer, amateurboxing, local club: Considering most amateur boxers start around age 10 or younger, starting at 18 just means there will be boxers more experienced than you. However, dedication and focus does pay off if you truly want to succeed. You ll need to start out as an amateur boxer...

Boxing: boxing, offensive work, straight shots
offensive work, straight shots, bad intentions: Hi Jim, I think I understand what s happening and it s likely a combination of things. When you come in you need to commit. One of the biggest mistakes among experienced boxers is not committing on their approach. The area between outside and inside is...

Boxing: boxing, amateurboxing, amateur experience
amateurboxing, amateur experience, nick lynch: Frankly, I would spend at least 3 or 4 years boxing as an amateur. The more experienced you are, the better you get - hopefully. :) Most decent pros have many years of amateur experience. If you would like a contact for amateur boxing in your area, please...

Boxing: boxing, press 195, weight class
press 195, weight class, 17 years: Your weight class should be whatever you are comfortable at and can still eat. It really doesn t have anything to do with height or bench pressing. If you go down, you can t weigh more than 132 in a tournament and if you go up, you ll have to weigh between...

Boxing: boxing risk, national safety council, 51 scuba
national safety council, 51 scuba, traumatic brain injury: This was cited in Cantu, Boxing and Medicine, Human Kinetics Illinois, 1995 : Fatality rates per 100,000 participants: Horse racing - 128 Sky diving - 123 Hang gliding - 55 Mountaineering - 51 Scuba diving - 11 Motorcycle racing - 7 College football...

Boxing: boxing and weight lifting, rest time, repetitions
rest time, repetitions, weight training: The answer to this would be very long winded but in a nutshell yes use weights but avoid most powerlifting, and instead concentrate on form and higher repetitions. 3 days per week of whole body weight training would be sufficient and train the other days...

Boxing: brain injury, traumatic brain injury, good luck
traumatic brain injury, good luck, long time: Luke, Yes, there is the risk. But boxers should be well aware of the risk their taking when they decide to take up boxing. I do not see it often, only in long time boxers who didn t retire soon enough. But boxing for fitness only is a great idea and it...

Boxing: coaching, usa boxing, amateur boxing
usa boxing, amateur boxing, boxing gym: Hi Matthew, Thanks for the question. You ll need to register with USA Boxing through your Local Boxing Committee (LBC) to obtain your coaching certification. For contact information in your area, go to www.usaboxing.org, and click on Membership. From...

Boxing: cold feet!!!!, nervous habits, nervous wreck
nervous habits, nervous wreck, 3 rounds: Charles, This is normal so don t feel like your the only one. The other guys will be just as nervous it s just that you don t think about it that way. You know if you just stood in the middle of the ring for 3 rounds with your gloves up and elbows tucked...

Boxing: diabetes and boxing?, abae, type 1 diabetes
abae, type 1 diabetes, question thanks: Ben, I do not see how diabetes would effect a 9 or 12 minute fight unless you had trouble controlling your sugar. In the US I have never heard of anyone not allowed to fight simply because they have diabetes unless it is not being controlled. Rules in the...

Boxing: doctor certification for pro bouts, pro boxing, boxing commission
pro boxing, boxing commission, usa boxing: Hi Dr. Salmon, Thanks for the question. Since South Dakota has no boxing commission, you want to get certification information directly from the ABC. Your Regional director for South Dakota is Mary Feist: mfeist@state.nd.us You can get more info on...

Boxing: Everlast Pro Swivel Mount, speed bag swivels
speed bag swivels: HI Henry, Sounds like you have a chainlink style swivel. You need to take the locking clip off on the side. Here is a link to show what it is an how to do it and some tips to help you with that type of swivel. chainlink swivels. http://www.speedbagcentral.com/ssp/speedbag_swivels#B...

Boxing: endurance, weather days, yard sprints
weather days, yard sprints, jump rope: Joe, Running is the name of the game. You have to get in at least 3 miles 3 days a week and follow with 5 to 10 50 yard sprints. On the bad weather days jump rope for 30 minutes. It just takes a little time to develop. Also, learn to pace yourself for...