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Top 10 Tips for Fighters to Help Prevent Injuries
Apr 07, 2018

FIGHTERS will always get injured, fact!

Boxing is rough and it’s very hard on the body. Just about all fighters will compete with an injury or at least a little niggle here or there, but you won’t normally find out about it until after the fight. When was the last time you heard a fighter say in his pre-fight interview: ‘Training camp was OK, apart from hurting my hand, which prevented me from sparring.’ Never!

We all know that prevention is better than cure, so I...

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How To Burn 500-700+ Calories An Hour While Having Fun!
Dec 19, 2017

If getting into shape is part of your New Year’s resolution then I would highly recommend boxing is the way to go!

The amount of benefits you will gain from boxing training is endless!

You will shed a tremendous amount of fat, as you’re burning up to 500-700+ calories an hour. You will also tone up, improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, hand-eye coordination and so much more!

Not only is it a great way to shed fat but it’s also a great new skill where you...

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You fight like a girl.
Dec 03, 2017

AUTHOR: Joe Buckner originally posted in  The Art of Pugilism

Boxing is and has always been one of the best full body workouts that you can do and women around the country are making Boxing Fitness a big part of their fitness regiment.

A big part of the rising popularity is definitely the Victoria Secret models and celebrities like the Kardashians sharing their boxing workouts on social media like Instagram and Snapchat.

When ESPN performed their "Degree of Difficulty Project", they...

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Educating coaches on effective hand wrapping techniques - LV 1 online course
Nov 13, 2017


Glenn Holmes is Boxing, Performance Coach,  Fitness Director & Co-Creator of BNB Academy.

Box 'N Burn Academy now offers an Online Certification that launched in October, 2017. You can learn the fundamentals of boxing and learn how to effectively teach them all -  in your own time, from anywhere in the world. Register now for the  Box ‘N Burn Academy Level 1 certification course.


 In the Level 1 certification, we go...

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10 Tips for Retired Boxers on a Career Teaching Boxing for FitnessĀ 
Nov 11, 2017

The boxing fitness industry can be a great choice for

retiring boxers looking for a new career

Ten years ago, a boxer hanging up his gloves didn't have much to fall back on. Now, boxing for fitness is one of the biggest workout trends in the world, so if former boxers are smart they can earn a good living by teaching boxing to others, as they have more boxing experience than 99% of personal trainers.

tony jeffries retires

Daily mail article announcing Tony Jeffries retiring from boxing


I have been teaching boxing successfully for seven years, I was a very successful...

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15 Tips on How Personal Trainers Can Get New Clients for FREE
Oct 28, 2017

Author: SEO EXPERT & Web Designer Michelle Farrell of I Ain't Your Momma, Santa Monica, CA

As a personal trainer you need to start to think and act like a BUSINESS. You are a BRAND!

Start to build your brand authority, recognition, and reputation.


branding value


99% of PTs are not doing all of the following, so get ahead of your competition!

Follow these tips below, they are all FREE

and will cost you nothing but your time!


1. Network - obvious but often overlooked!


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Why We Shadow Boxing & Its Benefits
Oct 09, 2017

Shadow boxing is great for a number of reasons.

It’s the perfect way to warm up specific muscles before you start your boxing session as you will be moving around:

  • Use your legs, move your head, relax the shoulders, throw some punches, shake your limbs out, repeat!
  • Make sure you breathe and put some purpose into your movements and you should break a sweat.

Shadow boxing is  great for working on technique:

  • It's great to work on certain offense or defensive moves;...
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Footwork is the best form of defense in boxing
Sep 28, 2017

Footwork is the best form of defense. The reason is that if you're not there to be hit, how can they hit you? 

Other defenses include slipping, rolling, leaning back, blocking, and parrying. They can all be great, but with these, your feet are still in range so there's a chance you can still get caught! Also, if you do get hit while you're moving away from a shot then you will take the sting out of it. 

Footwork gets you in range to get your shots off and allows you to...

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3 Tips on How To Punch Harder from an Olympic Boxer
Aug 13, 2017

Who doesn’t want to pack a hard punch?

By Tony Jeffries

In my opinion, whether you’re a world class boxer, a mother of a 3 year old kid, or you are a young kid, you want to be able to punch hard, right? Punching is probably the best way to defend yourself and hold your own if needed.

As a fighter, punching hard was one of my biggest assets

Since retiring from boxing in 2012 as an undefeated professional and Olympic bronze medalist, I’ve taught over 10,000 people how to...

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