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Boxing X Running

Running goes hand in hand with boxing training. It’s been the bread and butter for this sport since the beginning of time to help condition fighters get through the rounds. BUT fighters need to move away from the ‘old school mentality’ of long distance running and focus on interval training which better simulates a fight….

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Common Boxing Mistakes

Here’s a couple of common mistakes I see all the time in the gym, the consequences and what you could do to improve…   Dropping the right hand when throwing a left hook You will get hit Practice getting your glove to touch right hand to touch your face as the hook lands   Head…

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Stop smelly gloves

Potentially the worst smell in the world is that of a boxing glove, wrap, or pad that’s been left to fester in a training bag for a few day’s or weeks. It’s one of those smells that just creeps up on you and all of a sudden your hands smell like the South Melbourne markets…

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Why Women Should Box

Over the past few years I’ve watched the sport I love significantly explode across Melbourne and Australia as a great way for women to get into shape.  There so many physical, emotional, psychological, and social benefits that you get from boxing training that I sincerely hope everyone tries it out at least once in their…

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How to hold Pads

Sometimes holding pads can be daunting for beginners and can be harder than doing the actual punching! You might feel like you’re wrecking your partner’s workout by stuffing up the combinations or not giving enough resistance but you have to remember everyone started somewhere, just like you, all it takes is practice. Here are a…

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Bag Work

Focus. Pretend you’re fighting someone, keep your hands up, move around, look at the bag, pick your shots, move your head, stay alert, stay focussed, throw combos with intent. Practice these things when working the bag, don’t be lazy and just throw punches for the sake of throwing them. Always be one step ahead of…

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Why do we shadow box?

Not everyone’s favourite exercise but it can be very beneficial for any boxer at any level.  You might feel awkward or self-conscious moving around punching the air and feeling like a goose but with the right focus and intent you can improve your technique, speed, accuracy, endurance, rhythm, footwork, offensive and defensive skills.   There…

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Fightfit Warehouse Warming

It is going to be an action packed morning showcasing everything that FightFit South Melbourne has to offer- including boxing, kickboxing, strength and conditioning, power circuit classes, as well as kids classes, games, prizes, DJ, food, perosnal training and sparring. REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE CLASS!!! Call 1300 344 483 or email southmelbourne@fightfit.com.au 8:30am Boxing 9:30am…

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Yoxing with Tully Lou

We’re back at it again Sunday June 26! YOXING combines both a fun, serious HIIT boxing class followed up by a restorative yoga flow. This sweat sesh will improve your cardio fitness, build a strong boxing technique working on toning, elongating and lengthening your muscles. Post workout healthy snacks & treats to refuel and TL…

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Get the most out of training by recovering

So you’ve just gone through a torturous 45-minute training session and feeling a little fragile. Have you got a recovery strategy in place to you can fully recover and do it ALL again tomorrow? Have you ever focused on recovery or a know anything about recovery? It doesn’t matter how hard you train if you…

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