March 17, 2014

Get with the strength

Everyone finds a turning point with boxing training. Changes can be dramatic and substantial at first. You get noticeably  fitter, stronger, and trimmer. And you enjoy it so much that one day  you f...

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February 26, 2014

Disarmed and dangerous

It's hard to believe that we will soon be bidding farewell to the legendary boxer/trainer...

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February 4, 2014

This is Boxing Central!

Canberra based film-maker Paul Oliver has been quietly capturing vision of Boxing Central these past couple of months. And this is his first instalment. Paul was a crucial but quiet player in the rece...

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January 12, 2014

You don't need to be fit to get fit

I've heard it a few times this week. 'I'm going to start boxing training soon, but I just need to get fit first.' I'm sorry to have to break the harsh news, but it's your unfit self you have to ...

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January 5, 2014

Secure your spot

The women's boxing clinic scheduled for the Australia Day weekend (January 24-27) is filling fast, so make sure you secure your place as soon as possible. Go to the home page link to pay in full or em...

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December 9, 2013

Time to shine

The women's boxing clinic at Boxing Central on Australia Day weekend (January 24-27) is shaping up to be a pretty unique event. There have been a lot of expressions of interest already, especially fro...

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November 25, 2013

Don't skip the skipping

I can tell that some people love skipping as much as they like going to the dentist. It's uncomfortable at best and painful at worst. As soon as they start  you can see a kind of misery cloud their e...

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November 17, 2013

Five reasons to train like a boxer

1. You will be strong and fast If you train like a boxer you will develop good functional strength rather than bulk. Many boxers are deceptively strong. They look like whippets but they punch with sl...

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November 11, 2013

From Africa with (tough) love

You could call Yohannes Sheferaw the Smiling Assassin, although his official boxing alias is Golden Hands. Either way, there is nothing sinister about this former Ethiopian Olympian. [caption id="a...

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November 3, 2013

Lesson # 1. Go to the gym

Sometimes I joke that if I knew how difficult boxing was, I would never have started. There's a small kernel of truth in that. Boxing is hard on so many fronts - physically, mentally, emotionally. But...

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