Take care mate and thanks for the comment. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Would it be better hold the bad right in font of your face ? Onto the first video. Well said Karl. Punching is a complicated subject after all. It’s great that you are able to recognise fully the elements that are presented on the site and how these are executed at the top level, that makes me very proud that you feel that the site has helped you looked inside the sport, long may your learning continue! Pad holders start in all different positions. 4) It’s just plain fun. When it comes to boxing there are two main goals we aim for: Improving our technique; Improving our conditioning; We want to improve both of them every time we workout out. I’m a happy man at the moment. Who would hold the pads for him. The hook is a lot more hard-hitting as is often the follow up to a jab. Repeat through until every boxer has been with every pad holder 3 times. Same with uppercuts. It has a rhythm/timing that is instantly pleasing when nailed down perfectly. More inline with this site however, I must give another shout out and congratulations to another British Great and the first female in Olympic history to win a gold medal in boxing, Nicola Adams. After all, it’s not me getting into the ring and taking the punches, I am merely the guy who tries to run decent boxing lessons! We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. I would say we naturally tend to anticipate ‘the others reflex’ action to withdraw from the first punch, so you are looking to catch them on the move really. Joe doesn’t let this bother him though and he continues to develop at a very impressive rate. It showcases just about every effective strategy, nuance and skill, that is available to a well trained fighter, and imo, the fact that she is a woman, makes it even more impressive. I feel that every gym has a cadre of fighters and a larger group of fitness boxers. The down side to a heavy bag is that people tend to hit it when they feel like hitting it, and stop when they are tired. I guess you’re partly accountable for that Fran…lol…as I have never seen so much coverage of any Olympiad in my life before. Their judgement around their own shots (say for instance a range finding jab) is one key range factor. That's when your focus pads really come into their own league. When you “chased” the boxer in the corner you took a couple of steps backwards and asked the boxer to follow, instead advicing him to circle away or to come forward with straight punches. Perform 2 punches (a jab and a cross) then both perform 2 pushups. And he is now moving on from Freddie, saying that he got too much offensive, and not enough defensive. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Your extra points may well feature in the next 3 videos, great minds think alike I guess! This is a special day, I’ve been mentioned in the same sentence as Freddie Roach. My appreciation, knowledge and awareness of skilled boxing has increased greatly thru your site though and so I must thank you instead. The coverage of the Olympic boxing here was amazing mate. So, any bouts that we make for Joe are likely to be against boxers with more ‘gym experience’ and therefore more knowledge. Fran loved the series on the punch pads. You’re the man! I just need to make the time to write the words, I’m just too entranced by the wondrous global event that is the Olympics. I want to make things realistic and that method of pads simply doesn’t do that in my opinion. Joshua Pearson - EQF Level 5: 'Fitness & Weight Loss', 'Sports & Exercise Nutrition'. They're awesome for calorie burn, muscle building, agility, co-ordination, boxing technique... the list goes on. Again, these enable you to have another varied angle and a lot of power in one punch. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. A general conditioning class with plenty of fun elements of boxing. PS – In terms of the Aussie team, I think that in (recent) years gone by I’ve been much more impressed. My hope is that there is something here for everyone, be you a coach or a boxer. So yes, I have been very fortunate over the last couple of weeks. SOunds really good. This is a active fight schedule for any boxer. Whether to work one mitt or two. We had some luck early on with some of the decisions (Our Super Heavy rode his luck a little against the top Cuban), but all in all I felt we deserved what we got. VAT no. This is an extremely dynamic way to train your reflexes, stance and movement skills whilst still giving you a great cardio workout, all just with focus pads. Whilst I will not be going into the fine detail of working boxing lessons on the pads, I will be pointing out in each video the philosophies and techniques that I hold dear. Fighters begin to see the potential in combinations and get a feel for flowing punches one after another mixed in with a flowing defense. Well, one of the massive benefits of using the punch pads is that it replicates a contest situation but in a very controlled way. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Repeat through until original boxers and pad holders are together again. I am simply laying down what I do and as always I will try to demonstrate the logic of why I do it in that way. They get lulled into taking little breaks whenever they need them. Haha. Finally, we have the cross. Our conditioning is important because no matter how good our boxing skills are, if we can’t box for more then 4-5 rounds, even less skilled boxers will beat us. Well, to expand upon that a little, a boxer learns range from a number of factors. Those pads look pretty good and I will give them try. Get the free 21 Days of Bootcamp Ideas course chock full of workout ideas and tips for planning awesome workouts. I’m sure that the next few posts in this series on the pads will hold interest for you, particularly with the different boxers working. It’s difficult to practice hooks on heavy bags and other training equipment. Those of us who have worked with female boxers over the years have witnessed first hand the improvements, and now it seems that the World can see it. Before beginning any exercise or nutrition program, consult your physician, doctor or other professional. Of course I can use pads purely for cardio improvement, but for me by far the most compelling reason to run boxing lessons on the punch pads is for the technical development of the fighter. I hope that changes when we get closer to the medal rounds. Then it would be ALMOST the right distance. GB647393702. Copyright © Pure-Tec Ltd Exercise.co.uk 1995-2020 | Company Registration No. But the challenges faced at grass roots level certainly sounds like a major one but maybe given time and the right resources progress will be made. Taking too many hits possibly. You have to give them their fun but they should remember everyone gets hit in boxing. With that being said, here's a breakdown of what you could be needing most, and what goes into making a focus pad workout so effective. Speed and accuracy are key. When making a match for a boxer, we can judge the experience of the opponent in terms of number of fights, but the amount of time spent in the gym is something we cannot know. Boxercise Class Routine 1. 3042924 Registered in England. His constant defensive movements, head feints, deft footwork and use of angles to execute his attacks, were truly inspirational. I look forward to seeing some clips of the Olympic bouts if you do put them up Fran as we didn’t get to see much at all of the boxing at all. Liked the comments on this, nor sure many of us understand the mitts that well. Please Fran try to understand me because I can’t speak english very well . Haha on the southpaw thing, we all feel it mate. Yep, I like what you are suggesting there, layering skills upon skills and building up that framework of shots, footwork and body movements. Thanks. To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent to set the cookies. I’m not quite sure about the “failure”of the Aussie team Fran.I think the points you made are very legit with the boxing boys at least regarding top level competition.Maybe with our small population I understand that you wanted the boxer to react your movement when you lowered you bads for calling the bodyshots, but have you ever thought using the waist belt ? Apr 19, 2017 - Partner Boxing workout, each round twice through, once on gloves and once on pads Make sure pad holders are catching their partners punches correctly. This is evident at around 0:50, where Joe is ducking under my jab to fire in a straight back hand to the body. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Change punch to mid, then hooks, upper cuts and low punches. Very proud. Hope Simon got home OK mate, or alternatively that he stayed on in London and enjoyed himself. Finally, dodge training is another popular way to go about mastering your boxing training. Well thats as long as it aint too wide, high, or low of course. 400m jog. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. just a few notices conserning that you were training with guy who had already 15 bouts …. Tommy is a high energy guy who gives lots of information during his workouts.