THE TEN GOLDEN RULES OF PHOENIX BOXING
THE 10 GOLDEN RULES OF
GYATC - Get Your Ass to Class.
It’s your job to GYATC and the coach's job to kick it while you're there.
Respect the coaches, the other boxers and the gym.
How you treat others and the attitude you bring to the gym will be reflected in the way they treat you. Leave your ego at home.
Remember the ABC's.
A: Abilities: Skills come first, fitness/intensity second.
B: Building Roads: Neuro-muscular pathways lead to coordination.
C: Counting Reps - 300 to learn; 3,000 to correct; 10,000 to master.
Learn the basic boxing stance keeping your weight evenly balanced.
The basic stance is the foundation on which you will be able to build your skills.
Master each of the basic punches.
Use the rotation from one punch to set up the next punch.
First get good, then get fast.
Focus on proper technique; speed and power will follow.
Keep your hands up and chin down.
Always protect your face and bring every punch right back to the guard position.
Understand proper footwork and movement.
Being able to move quickly and efficiently in all directions will increase the speed and rhythm of your combinations.
Don't forget to breathe.
Exhaling sharply at the end of each punch will help improve focus and timing.
Boxing is a journey not a destination
Challenge yourself. There are always new skills to learn and techniques to improve upon.
BY PHOENIX BOXING COACH: BRIAN CORBETT