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Coach Ian – Week In Review: 10/03/2021

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  • October 3, 2021October 10, 2021

Coach Ian – Week in Review 10/03/2021

Book I’m Reading

Damage: The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in Boxing by Tris Dixon

Thirty Dollars and a Cut Eye by J Russell Peltz

Run Streak and Running Goals:

Progress: As of 10/03/21, I’ve now run 1,187 miles for the year, while maintaining my 276-day run streak.

Share of the Week: Running 800M relays against Mark Salgado!

Article of the Week:

Switching Stances in Boxing: How to learn the opposite stance & how rewiring your mind to learn the opposite stance can help improve your mental health in your later years.

Boxing Lesson of the Week: How to Think in the Ring

Oleksandr Usyk’s Head Movement:

One of my takeaways from the Usyk-Joshua fight was how Usyk used his head movement to create openings and be unpredictable with his attack. Swipe ➡️ to see a clip of Usyk constantly moving his head and feinting during his fight with Anthony Joshua. ??

This Week at Dreamland Boxing:

Our classes have been increased to 16 people per class. Intro to Sparring and Members Only Sparring are underway. See the full updates here. Come join me on Fridays at 4:30PM for a workout!

Also, I have continued to host our virtual boxing sessions. Thank you to our members for keeping your memberships active and continuing to support our gym during this time. And I’m personally glad to have been able to aid in your boxing development all year!

Our practices this week featured the following:

  • How to use feints
  • How to use head movement as an offensive tactic
  • How to think in the ring
  • How to hold mitts
  • Body weight circuits
  • Balance drills
  • And more!

You can find a full list of drills if you are a current Dreamland Boxing member in the Premium Drills section of my website.

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