Do you want to learn how to box? Boxing is not an easy sport to get into, unlike baseball or basketball because boxing is more of a physical sport. You can really get hurt inside the ring, even if it is just during practice. In fact, you will experience pain because it is the nature of the sport. That is why it is important for you to do the right boxing training workouts so you can be better prepared for it.
A boxing workout actually depends on the skill level, or even the age level, of the person who wants to learn the sport. If you are really serious about it, you should follow the standard three-minute rounds for 10 repetitions. That is on a daily workout basis. It actually depends on your level.
For instance, if you are just really starting out, then a minute of boxing round should your goal. Then you gradually move on to the two-minute up to the three-minute workouts. This way you are slowly but surely building up your skill, speed, and boxing skills. After all, you can only hurt yourself if you rush your boxing training and ignore the basics.
If you are in really good physical condition, your boxing training workouts should be divided into the following:
First three-minute boxing workout: Stretching and warming up through jogging. Do some shadow boxing as well.
Second, third and fourth three-minute boxing workouts: Actual boxing round, but focus more on building up your speed. Make sure that you get adequate rest after each round.
Fifth three-minute boxing workout: By this time you should be able to figure out which are your strongest punches and therefore you should start working on your weaker punches.
Sixth three-minute boxing workout: Work on increasing your punching speed by practicing on the light punching bag. Not only can you build up your speed, you can also train your eyes to watch your fast punches.
Seventh three-minute boxing workout: It is your choice. You can continue working on the light punching bag or move up to the heavy punching bag.
However, keep in mind that not only the physical side of it that is most important in any boxing workout routine. What you put into your body is equally important. For example, you should not eat a very
And you should not drink coffee or drinks that have too much caffeine as it can affect your energy level (which can go quickly high then low again after the caffeine had worn out) and concentration. If you want a perk, go with a tea instead.
These are just some of the tips and suggestions that you should keep in mind for your boxing training workouts. Just follow these and keep on practicing and you will soon become a skilled boxer.