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World's Best Boxing Gloves?

WORLDS BEST BOXING GLOVE?

by Richard Davis

One of the best pairs of boxing gloves in the world is called the Super Pro Gel 2 gel boxing gloves. These are created and designed by us here at Ringsport. We used the finest selected materials with the latest boxing glove technology and features. We feel we have created not only the most comfortable boxing gloves ever, but also one of the safest. Learn all about the Super Pro Gel 2 boxing gloves in this article.

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Boxing Skills - How To Get Out Of A Corner

Boxing Skills - How To Get Out Of A Corner

by Richard Davis

Being caught or pushed into a corner by an aggressive or stronger boxer can be a disadvantage to a boxer, especially if the judges are using the card system to score the bout. Once you are in corner, the boxer with his back to the ropes will often find that his scoring options have dropped and control of the bout is in his opponent’s hands.
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man punching boxing bag at gym learn how to choose the right punching bag

PUNCHING BAG BUYER'S GUIDE: HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BAG AND SET IT UP

by Richard Davis

As a former boxer, boxing coach and boxing equipment designer, I have spent a lot of time using and being involved with punching bags. Punching bags are the one piece of boxing equipment that haven't changed much during all the years I have been involved with boxing and Muay Thai. They do, however, come in many different shapes, sizes, materials and fillings. More than they used to in the past. The most major change is the introduction of water filled punching bags. From how to hang a punching bag to the best sizes for you and your style of fighting, this punching bag buying guide gives you all the information you need to choose the perfect bag for your needs.

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14 SIMPLE BOXING COUNTER PUNCHING TECHNIQUES

14 SIMPLE BOXING COUNTER PUNCHING TECHNIQUES

by Richard Davis

Boxing Counter Punching Skills - One thing all boxers need to also learn is counter punching. There are many boxing counter punches and many combinations you could learn. I have listed some simple and most common counter punches your coach will teach you. 
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BOXING GLOVE IMPROVEMENTS

BOXING GLOVE IMPROVEMENTS

by Richard Davis

I say 38 years because that is how long I have been involved in the the sport, first as a competitor, a coach and a boxing equipment designer and retailer ...
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BOXING GLOVE GUIDE PART 1

BOXING GLOVE GUIDE PART 1

by Richard Davis

You will hit a lot of punching bags, focus pads, Thai Pads and some of you will hit your opponents or sparring partners. This will mean a lot of punishment for your hands which need to be protected over the many years that you may train. 
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white focus mitts for boxing coaches

BOXING FOCUS MITT IMPROVEMENTS

by Concise Digital

Focus pads or hand mitt, punch mitts as they can be known in parts of the world are one of, if not the most important part of coaching equipment a boxing coach need to master and a boxer needs to punch.
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WHY CHOOSE BOXING FOR CHILDREN

WHY CHOOSE BOXING FOR CHILDREN

by Richard Davis

Most Boxing clubs offer boxing classes for people from all works of life, from young children from 6 or 7 years and up to 80+ Years old, boxing holds no prejudices no matter what your back ground your shape or your ability, anyone can learn to box.
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GETTING STARTED IN BOXING PART 1

GETTING STARTED IN BOXING PART 1

by Richard Davis

Most boxing clubs offer boxing for fitness or non- contact boxing classes because without it they could not afford to keep the clubs doors open. The main reason is that there are very few people that want to box competitively and the cost of running a modern gym in Australia is very high, so fee paying members is very important.
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FITNESS & STRENGTH FOR MEN 45 YEARS +

FITNESS & STRENGTH FOR MEN 45 YEARS +

by Richard Davis

Getting old, feeling a little weak, soft, confidence down, performance down? Blood pressure sneaking up, cholesterol levels moving up. Your chest is starting to look like a little boobish? You want to do something but just cannot bring yourself to get to the gym? You also know that you need to do something about how you feel and look.
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BOXING GLOVE OR MUAY THAI GLOVES

BOXING GLOVE OR MUAY THAI GLOVES

by Richard Davis

Is there a any real difference between boxing gloves and muay Thai gloves? No! well some may argue that there is, some may like to think there is but really there is not! The Twins brand a traditional style Thai made boxing glove is exactly the same whether it is being sold as a Boxing glove or a Muay Thai training glove.
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Super Pro gel boxing glove

BOXING GLOVE GUIDE PART 2

by Richard Davis

The internal foam which most people will not see, is one of the most important parts of the boxing glove, you can have the best external glove material which may last 2 or 3 years but if the foams that have been used inside the glove are not good quality you may see the padding deteriorate within in 6 months, rendering the glove useless.
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24 PUNCHING COMBINATIONS THAT WORK

24 PUNCHING COMBINATIONS THAT WORK

by Richard Davis

The best and simplistic punching combinations that work in the real world of boxing. I have watched some interesting punching combinations being taught, which would struggle to be effective in the real world. So here I have put a list together that work well together.
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HOW TO INCREASING PUNCHING SPEED

HOW TO INCREASING PUNCHING SPEED

by Richard Davis

The best way to increase speed in any movement is to either make the body move faster itself or by tricking it to move faster by using resistance. This artificially slows the body down which in turn will increase its speed when the resistance is removed. 
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HOW IS A BOXING GLOVE MADE

HOW IS A BOXING GLOVE MADE

by Richard Davis

In the perfect world you will have separate sparring and bag work gloves, your sparring gloves needs to have a softer outer foam to provide protection to you sparring partner and you bag gloves would have a higher density outer foam to make the glove more durable.
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boxing boots at Ringsport Australia

BOXING BOOTS – YES OR NO

by Richard Davis

Do You Need Boxing Shoes?We'll give you the conclusion to this inquiry here: If you are just punching a bag and doing a bit of pad work, then there is no need for boxing boots. But if you are sparring and are planning to fight, yes you should definitely use boxing shoes for your sparring and bouts. Read this article to become an absolute expert in boxing shoes and when and why to use them or not use them. 

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HEART IS EVERYTHING

HEART IS EVERYTHING

by Richard Davis

One of the biggest compliments a boxer can be paid is when someone says that he "has heart." Inside the boxing ring, that means you can take a punch or willing to take a punch, you show an undeniable will to win, you relentlessly fight to the finish or are just plain unstoppable. 
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WEIGHT TRAINING FOR BOXING

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR BOXING

by Richard Davis

Weight Training for Boxing In the past weight training has been frowned upon by many veteran boxing coaches saying; “Weight training will make the boxer slower” Science has proven that a correct weight training program can actually increase speed and power.

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BASIC BOXING STANCE

BASIC BOXING STANCE

by Richard Davis

The boxing stance or basic guard position is vitally important as every move whether it be offensive, defence or counter punching, is performed from this position.
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BOXING FOOTWORK AND HOW TO MOVE

BOXING FOOTWORK AND HOW TO MOVE

by Richard Davis

Footwork is the foundation of boxing! Good footwork is an essential part of boxing skills. A boxer must be able to move in any direction with the least amount of effort. Fast and stable footwork allows the positioning of the feet for the most effective attack and defence. 
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