Coach Ian – Week in Review 02/06/2022
Book I’m Reading
Making weight: Communication between Coach and Fighter
Last week, I had to enter a fighter at a higher weight class than we expected.
On February 19th, Dreamland Boxing will be hosting it’s annual “Jr Never Give Up” boxing event. We have 7 fighters entered and 4 of them are competing for the first time.
Sometimes fighters are scared to tell their coaches that they’re struggling to make weight. They think they can power through it and do it by “any means necessary.” It’s important that coaches have open lines of communication with their fighters to know where they’re at.
I had to pry a little bit to find out that one of my fighters was having trouble getting down to his weight class. [Read more]
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This Week at Dreamland Boxing:
Coach Ian’s Classes:
As you may know, I am currently donating my time to host virtual online boxing classes for the members of our 501c(3) non-profit boxing gym, Dreamland Boxing. As an active member of Dreamland, you will receive the materials and video recaps of each lesson through my website under the “Premium Drills” section.
Dreamland has also increased its outdoor capacity to 16 students per class, and lifted limits on how many classes you can sign up for in a week. Join me for a class on Fridays at 4:30PM!
Our practices this week featured the following:
- Transitioning from offense to defense back to offense
- Catching and countering
- Stepping out of range
- Bodyweight circuits
- And more!
You must be a registered member to sign up for a class, you cannot just drop-in! If you are a current member, you will receive a sign-up link to reserve your time slot every Saturday. Reserve right away because slots fill up quick (by Monday)!!
If no slots are available, sign up for the waitlist and you will be notified if any slots open up.
Visit http://www.dreamlandboxing.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to sign up today!
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