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Conditioning for Boxing - Dreamland Boxing team running Mission Peak

Conditioning for Boxing

A fighter’s worst fear is gassing out in the ring. There’s nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, and you have an opponent who will show you no mercy as he or she tries to knock you out.
Everyone knows you’re supposed to run. But how much? How far? Read more to learn how to optimize your conditioning for your next 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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Teofimo Lopez vs Vasiliy Lomachenko: Thoughts

Coach Ian – Week in Review: My 30 mile birthday run, a Teofimo Lopez – Lomachenko breakdown, the benefits of Topo Chico, talking with an American Ninja Warrior, boxing drills, Vicky Zhao shooting for Dozen Boxing, Sara Koshfam shooting for Checkmate Boxing, happy birthday to Coach Masaya, How to Get COVID Tested, and more!

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This Week At Dreamland Boxing

Charlie Sheehy and Mark Salgado - Dreamland Boxing

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/02/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (04/02/2022)
– Thank you to Lucas Ketelle (Inside the Ropes) for featuring Mark Salgado, Tommy Moreno, Jesse Huerta, and our gym!
– Charlie Sheehy got some rounds with Mark Salgado
– Mark Salgado’s next pro fight is scheduled for 5/14/22 on the Sergey Kovalev undercard at the Forum in Inglewood, CA
– Thank you to Kings Boxing for coming by for sparring
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/26/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/26/2022)
– Sandra Magallon’s pro debut has been postponed due to injury
– Tommy was unable to fight on 3/25/22 as the boxing event he was scheduled to participate on was cancelled
– Thank you to Fire in the Ring for coming by for sparring
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
– The Dreamland Boxing team ran the Dish and recovered with ice baths
– You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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Coach Ian, Cozme, Mark Salgado, Leo, Jesse Huerta, and Luis Rodriguez

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/19/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/19/2022)
-Sandra will be making her pro debut on 4/1/22
-Sandra Magallon shirts are on sale at the gym for $25
-Tommy is fighting on the halftime show of the Stockton Heat vs Abbotsford Canucks hockey game at Stockton Arena on 3/25/22
-Mark and Tommy got rounds in with Ruben Villa (18-1)
-The Dreamland Boxing team sparred at SJ PAL
-The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
-The Dreamland Boxing team ran Los Gatos trail
-Thank you Brett Ostrowski for the photos!
-You must sign up for Intro to Sparring and Members Sparring via our class registration link. You will not be allowed to spar without registering first!
-The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/05/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (03/05/2022)
– The Big News: Sandra Magallon will be making her pro debut on 4/1/22
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
– Tommy Moreno is matched up to fight on 3/25 in Stockton
– Dreamland ran 6.5 miles up Pichetti

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (02/26/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (02/26/2022)
– The Big News: Sandra Magallon will be making her pro debut on 4/1/22
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
– Tommy Moreno is matched up to fight on 3/25 in Stockton
– Kristian Vasquez (B St Boxing) came by for sparring

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This Week at Dreamland Boxing (02/19/2022)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (02/19/2022)
– The Big News: Sandra Magallon will be making her pro debut on 4/1/22
– The Dreamland Boxing JR Never Give Up show has been rescheduled to 4/23/22. All scheduled bouts will remain the same
-Happy Birthday Coach Tommy! (2/13/22) [more]

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