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Conditioning for Boxing

Preparing for your first amateur boxing match can be quite intimidating. Often times, fighters are solely focused on their boxing development, sparring progress, and making weight that they don’t think about anything else.
Read more for what you should know before competing in your first amateur boxing match.

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Boxing 101: Coach Ian Cruz in competition

Boxing 101: There Is No One Right Answer

Boxing 101 – There is no one right answer in boxing!
I get asked a number of questions while coaching: Is the shoulder roll better than the high guard? Should I cross-block or keep my back hand by my cheek? Do I block the uppercut with the same-side hand, or do I use the opposite hand so I can free up my other hand for a counter-punch?

If you’re asking questions – great! The truth is, there’s no one definite answer to every situation. You’re in there with a live opponent who can react to your every move and pick up on your tendencies.

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Mike Tyson Roy Jones JR

Fighting Past Their Primes: Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. RECAP

The Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. exhibition came and went, and I wouldn’t say there were too many surprises. It was a glorified sparring match, with Mike Tyson showing glimpses of his footwork and body punches and Roy Jones using his speed and elusiveness to try to evade Mike Tyson’s attacks. Here were a few of my observations from the fight:

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This Week At Dreamland Boxing

Dreamland Boxing 05/15/2021

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (05/15/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing- Justin Cardona, Daisy Bamberger, and Lizette Lopez stop by for sparring. Mark, Sandra, Dominic, and Pedro are training for an exhibition on 5/15 hosted by Vertical Skillz at San Antonio Park and Mark and Sandra are training for the Texas Boxing Invitational on 6/26. Highlights from training and a recap of my virtual practices.

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