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Thoughts, tips, insights, advice and education from Tony, Glenn
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Educating coaches on effective hand wrapping techniques - LV 1 online course
Nov 13, 2017
 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR GLENN HOLMES:

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.

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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!

Definition:...

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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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Qualities of a Good Boxing Instructor
Apr 09, 2017

Attention to detail, positive reinforcement make the boxing for fitness experience more enjoyable and safer for your clients

 

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL:

Boxing starts from the ground up. Often times simple adjustments made to foot placement or movement is all that is necessary to correct an error in form. However, there are instances when more advanced and delicate corrections are necessary. A good trainer will be able to pinpoint and identify flaws in technique and...

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Fun & Highly Effective Style of Boxing for Fitness for All Fitness Levels
Mar 17, 2017

Box ‘N Burn has brought boxing fitness to the forefront of the fitness industry worldwide by offering a unique and unparalleled training style and environment.

 

First and foremost, boxing is addictive, Rewarding, stress relieving, and most importantly FUN!

The B’NB  formula for fitness training is not only appealing to a wide range of individuals for these reasons, but it’s also highly effective in achieving a variety of fitness...
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Podcast: Why Most Gyms Fail. 5 Successful Gym Owners Give Advice
Mar 03, 2017

Why Most Gyms Fail! Avoid these Pitfalls!

Thinking about opening your own gym?

Listen to Kevan and Tony’s take on why other gyms fail and how to avoid the pitfalls, they are talking to Adam, Sal and Justin of Mind Pump Radio, in San Jose.

Click to listen now Why Most Gyms Fail! on iTunes.

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