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Week 2/3: Technique

posted on February 10th, 2014 by |

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Over the two weeks we concentrated a lot on boxing technique. Trying to improve footwork, body movement and our punching. We spent more time shadow boxing with partners learning how to put combinations together. We went through basic blocking and weaving defense and expanded our punching repertoire to include uppercuts and hooks. Learning the techniques is a slow process made more […]

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What is in a name?

posted on February 4th, 2014 by |

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What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; How to pick a boxing name. I didn’t think this would be such a difficult choice. Last year when hurricane Dorean hit the Caribbean, as horrible as it sounds, I prayed for some sort of destruction so […]

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How to MUTILATE a mouthguard!

posted on January 30th, 2014 by |

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How to ruin a mouth guard in 3 simple steps! So I have had this mouth guard for ages. It’s black and makes me look tough. Except, it doesn’t fit very well, so I don’t look so tough when I’m constantly sucking it back against my teeth. Along comes the bright idea to re-heat it […]

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IFS WHITE COLLAR BOXING SINGAPORE – 17TH MARCH – BOUT POSTERS

posted on March 9th, 2012 by |

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Here are the bout posters for the upcoming IFS White Collar Boxing event to be held on 17th March at Suntec Convention Centre Singapore.

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What we are fighting for

posted on February 24th, 2012 by |

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So part of the reason we are doing this boxing is to support the Children’s Surgical Centre http://csc.org/ in Cambodia. This is the charity which the White Collar Boxing (WCB), run by Vanda, is affiliated with. Vanda raises money at the 4 WCB events a year (2 in Singapore & 2 in HK) by having […]

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Bicycle Race, Bikram Yoga and T-Rex arms

posted on February 10th, 2012 by |

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I am trying to get myself to a level of fitness which I have only ever dreamed about but (un)fortunately, unlike a professional athlete, I do have a day job to maintain and so it is proving a bit of a challenge but as the name of the blog says I have accepted the challenge. […]

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Definitely worth fighting for…

posted on February 10th, 2012 by |

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I started writing this on the plane flying back from Cambodia, after spending two days at The Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC) and The Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC) in Phnom Penh. Reading it back to myself later I quickly realised that what I thought was a thought-provoking, meaningful and accurate narrative of my time in […]

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