Boxing Advice

Welcome to the boxing advice page. Too often in sports people often limit themselves. They begin following the same old tradition, failing to remember not everything works for everyone.

So to help eliminate these frustration or answer any questions you may have, I have created this community advice page. This page will allow you to post your questions to me or to the rest of the boxing for life boxing community. This will allow you real world feedback and offer many solutions and perspectives.

Examples could be posting questions in regards to boxing drills or boxing routines used by other fighters. You may also post questions as simple as what is you diet like before the night of the fight?

As always good luck on your training and thanks for visting. We look forward to trying to improve you fight game.

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Do you have a boxing training question you want to ask? Or do you have some advice or tips to help new up and coming fighters? Share your advice and questions with the Boxing For Life community.

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Dangers of amatuer boxing ? 
I was thinking about fighting in competition but I'm worried about the repercussions that come along with the sport. I'm not willing to deal with injuries …

Kathy 
I am a mom wanting to start my 11 year old son boxing. He is always getting bullied due to his small size and I want him to learn self defense to gain …

Boxing conditioning 
Hello:) does anyone know any advanced boxing conditioning workouts? Using only bodyweight, also should i be working my abs seperately to this or include …

Frequency of boxing sessions 
I have been boxing for over a year now and have been weight lifting for about 3-4 years. I have gotten a lot fitter since i first started but i'm starting …

USA boxing is hurt! Can it recover? 
If you haven't kept up with what has been happening in the World of amatuer boxing, you need to understand that our amatuer boxing program is close to …

advice for first time fight 
Is there any helpful tips for a female 17 to know for her first ever fight?

Majorhandz 
I was wondering how hard the transition from football to boxing would be?, I weigh at 150-155 height 5'10 age 19, is ot too late to start? Would I be theoretically …

CHAMP 
CAN YOU BOX PROFFESSIONALY WITH NO GYM OR COACH AND NO AMATEAR FIGHTS????

Modistboxer 
Hi, I'm a 14yr old boxer and I'm pretty good but I have trouble finding my range sometimes and then against more experienced boxers I get caught when I'm …

Boxing Question "Need some more Tips by you " 
I would like to have an answer on that my friend! I read all of your boxing tips and they are pretty good.I am 18,5 years old and i used to box til 16.I …

None jus starting 
Im 5ft 3can I be a good boxer because im short?

Bring back old school boxing. Man up U. S. boxing coaches. 
With the olympics right around the corner, the chance of us winning any gold medals seem slim. We need to go back to old school boxing where the basics …

wanna be boxer 
I am a 17 year old girl who weights 200 pounds...I need to get into shape badly....can you give me any tips on how to get started? In addition my home …

wanna train hard and quit smoking 
I've been boxing for 5 years and have had some potential fights. A few amateur shows which have been successfull. I have picked up a smoking habit and …

New to boxing 
I have not started boxining yet and will be starting pretty soon. I can train a lot but how much is it going to cost? I wanna train hard and I'm only 16 …

SB 
Just wondering how many years will it take to become a professional?

Semi-Pro ambition atm 
Hi, I am a vegetarian and would like to start a career in boxing. I am aged 18. My question is, can Vegetarians be good boxers? Thanks

push 
I have a question. How do you get big with no equipment,the men back in the 1800 and the 1900 didn't have workout equipment but they got big and lean.

win olympic gold n the world championship 
Hello I just started boxing this Nov very focus 5hrs/day 5days/week....do you think is possible to win gold medal in olympic2016 world title after 4-5 …

need advanced boxing drills and handspeed drills  
I am a boxing coach and have numerous different drills for each individual skill, but I am always trying to learn more. All of my techniques and drills …

Small fighter 
I am a relatively small fighter. And i often lose my balance when the big fighters come to close. Furthermore when i want to attack the other fighter just …

Never make a boxing match personal. 
Never make a boxing match personal even if your opponent tries too. It a test of your boxing ability. Nothing more or nothing less. When you turn it …

How to lose and learn. 
One thing most boxers must learn how to do is to learn how to lose successfully. It would be nice to never taste defeat. But for most of us that won't …

Rookie 
I am 21 going on 22 in Feb. I am new to this, but highly interested. I've been in the worst shape for many years and I'm not strict when it comes to food …

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boxing at 29! 
i am 29, starting boxing this week, i am a natural athlete, i want to train for a year, have some amatuer fights, maybe before im 31 try and go pro, how …

Boxing teaches you a life lesson. 
Boxing is a sport where you have to put your heart and soul into learning what I call the sweet science. To be the best you can be you have to focus your …

Mean Headaches 
Hi. First I want to start with thanking you For the helpful website My name is Mario. I'm from Houston Texas. And my question is... how do I …

The Art of Ghost Fightng 
The art of ghost fighting requires a good imagination. You need to place an imaginary boxer in front of you. To get the full benefits from Ghost Fighting …

boxingforfun 
What and when is the best time to eat before a fight or for sparing?

help!  
when im boxing sometimes, ill be boxing a guy who goes all in and just unloads a barrage of hits and my intial reaction is to block and swing aimlessly …

Amateur/Professional Boxing 
I was wondering how long it takes to become an amateur boxer after visiting a gym regularly (2-4 times a week). Also, after you become an amateur boxer, …

Where did the sweet science go? 
What happened to the sweet science? Why isn't the sport of boxing taught like it used to be? Where has the Jab gone. Why isn't footwork taught like it …

Wannabeacopboxer 
Im a 32 year old divorced police officer. Im in ok physical condition. Wanna do a charity boxing match in november. Any advice on how to get started? …

Sparring help  
I have a sparring partner that is way aggressive, I am having trouble side stepping and slipping his 2 I can get out of the way of the jab but am challenge …

Home training  
how do you train for boxing without a instructor just at home with gloves a boxing bag and home gym?

Cost of boxing 
Becoming a boxer has to take hundreds of hundreds of dollars right? What if i don't want to spend my hard earned money to become a boxer? Is there anyway …

Losing fitness 
How long does it take for you to lose boxing fitness when decreasing your training intensity? mainly running intensity for example high paced running to …

bodyninja 
I wanted to know if there is a boxing league in the state of Utah for women? And how to get into amateur boxing or professional? What are the age limits …

Becoming a Boxer 
i dont know if anyone can help me out and help me get started, but i have been looking to box since i was 14 and i wasnt sure that was what i wanted at …

I want to become a fighter? 
Which way is the fastest way to become a fighter? How can i get into a boxing fight? Is there hope for me in boxing? I feel that I can be …

wayneo 
how does a boxer fight a smaller opponent ?

How to punch faster? 
I was curious if anyone had any suggestions on what I could do to increase my hand speed for boxing? If there was a set of boxing drills or work outs that …

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