The speed bag improves hand speed, your hand-eye coordination, timing, and helps you to get into the habit of keeping your hands up.
Perfect the striking melody of the speed bag and you will have reached a high level of timing and that is crucial for a successful puncher.
Benefits of the speed bag
1. Consistency - This is the 3rd time I've attended a Box N Burn Academy Certification Course. I have witnessed the constant professionalism, excellent instructing and genuine care of other Fitness Professionals. BNBA has definitely enhanced my career. My passion for fitness as a whole has been ignited through Boxing. Its not only transformed myself as a coach but it's transformed my existing clients and has...
You do not need to be a boxing expert to know that engaging the hips is as basic to boxing as jumping is to basketball. The hips are integral to throwing a powerful, yet efficient, punch. They are the engines that power the body and make hitting a target with a balled up fist possible.
Mechanically speaking, the hips generate the force that activates the core (abdominals,...
The last thing people think of when they hear “boxing” is that it is good for the brain. In fact, most people think it’s a brutal sport, and it can be. What if I told you an 89 year old man, with Parkinson’s disease, a pace maker, legally blind and a diabetic increased his reaction time with non contact boxing. Also, his pacemaker went from working 99% to 97%. All from boxing.
Boxing & Fitness Has Saved My Life!
By Guest Blogger and Certified BNB Trainer Kristy May
My whole upbringing as a child had been pretty traumatic from having drug-addicted parents to being moved around foster homes & abused, I experienced a lot of hardship at a young age. Then as a young teenager, I found Boxing & I can’t even explain how much it helped me mentally.
I used to go to 6am classes every day before school just to give myself that...
I have eight years experience in the UK fitness industry, developing a passion for boxing, strength and conditioning, and coaching as a certified elite level boxing for fitness instructor. I wanted 2018 to be my progression year, taking my skill-set to the next level, so I signed up for a number of courses.
By Glenn Holmes
so inspiring being with a top notch group of fitness professionals at such a legendary gym, the English Institute of Sport / GB Boxing HQ: an incredible Olympic facility! Thank you everyone for turning out & taking the time to learn about boxing fitness from Tony Jeffries, Kevan Watson and myself, everyone did great, excellent work & I look forward to hearing all the success stories from here. It’s always a humbling experience doing these Academy...