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How To Shadow Box: Video Tips & Why You Should Do It
Jul 31, 2020

If I told you I have a brilliant boxing workout that you can do anywhere, anytime with no equipment, it would make you scratch your head and say “REALLY?” Yes It’s called shadow boxing, and on this video I show you exactly how to do it! 

If you do boxing for fitness or even if you’re a high level fighter, you should be shadow boxing

There are a few massive benefits to punching fresh air and I don’t think there is a professional boxer around the world who...

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Timeline of A Boxer's Life & Career - by Tony Jeffries
Jul 31, 2020

Being a boxer is one of the toughest jobs out there. Here is a written time-lapse of an average boxer's career.

 Most boxers start the sport around 10 years of age. It often begins by being introduced to it by a family member - usually a dad, granddad or whomever. In my case, it was my uncle Billy, who was a boxer. 

Within the first couple of weeks of entering a gym you start sparring. You are with kids who are bigger, better and more experienced than you....

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Learn How to Punch Harder, Instantly! 4 Quick Tips
Jul 18, 2020

In the video below, I show you exactly what you need to know to be able to punch harder. Punching hard was one of my biggest assets as a boxer, winning 40-50 fights by TKO or KO.  

Is punching power natural? I would say partly yes, BUT that doesn’t mean that you are punching your hardest and that you can’t punch harder than you do right now. 

There are things everyone can do to punch harder and in this video, I show you the 4 of the most important things you...

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Learn How To Box in the Simplest Way - by an Olympic Boxer, Tony Jeffries
Jun 26, 2020

Are you a big boxing fan and can pick the winner of most fights, or someone who just loves to watch the sport? Maybe you've tried a bit of boxing back in the day, but do you really know how to box? 

On the video below, I break it down for you and teach you everything you need to know - the punches, the movement, the stance, in the simplest way possible. 

I've learned that being able to fight, and being able to teach someone how to box, are two completely...

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Fighting On the Inside vs Fighting On the Outside
Jun 26, 2020

Author: Tony Jeffries

Generally, top fighters master either boxing on the outside or boxing on the inside,  but some great fighters master both! 

In the video below, I show you the difference between fighting on the outside vs fighting on the inside.  

I would say Canelo Alvarez and GGG are two of the best current fighters that are masters at both of these styles, and that’s why, when they’ve fought, it makes it very exciting to watch! 

I like to...

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What's The Difference Between a Street Fighter & A Boxer's Power Punch?
Jun 26, 2020

"I'm not a boxer, I'm a street fighter"

by Tony Jeffries

Before I competed in the 2008 Olympics I was a nightclub doorman in Sunderland, and often used to hear “I’m not a boxer, I’m a street fighter." Normally said by drunk chavs after they had found out that I was a boxer, and it used to always make me laugh.

They never used to want to have a fight, and normally they didn't say it in a bad way, but a lot of them did think that just because they'd had a street...

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5 Secrets to Team Great Britain's Success in Amateur Boxing
Jun 26, 2020

If it wasn’t for these 5 things below, Team GB Boxing would not be one of the most feared boxing teams in the world.  In the video I show you an Olympic boxing drill -  that is part of the reason why we are the best!  

Before you watch the video I want to let you know the 5 secrets to GB boxing success:

  1. They train and live with champions
  2. They have the best coaches in the country 
  3. They have the best support team that money can buy
  4. They have the best...
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How To Hit the Speed Ball Like a Pro Boxer - Secret Tip!
Jun 26, 2020

Have you ever seen a pro boxer hitting the speed ball really fast? 

It is very impressive and it’s not that hard to do - when you know this secret tip - revealed in the video below!  

Yes, it will still take practice, but after watching this video I think you will be shocked at how simple it can be!

You'll look and sound like a pro on this impressive piece of kit, that is in just about every boxing gym. 

Secret Tip To Hit The Speed Bag Like a Pro...

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How To Get More Power Into The Lead Hook Tyson Style - 25 Combos To Try
Jun 26, 2020

The lead hook is such a notorious punch in boxing. In this video I show you 25 different combinations all starting with the lead hook.  

Who remembers when Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion of all time when he KO’d Trevor Berbick?

If you remember it, you won’t believe this, that was actually 34 years ago! Yes, it was November 22 1986, now you feel old right.

I was only 1 then so I don’t remember seeing it live, but I have watched that fight a...

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