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Monday Motivation- how to make it last all week!

Monday Motivation- how to make it last all week!

At the start of every week, we set ourselves mini goals- I will deliver on that deadline, I will not drink til the weekend, I will get down to the gym! Exercise is hugely valuable for both body and mind, with benefits such as reduced anxiety, better heart and muscle […]

Do you have your first bout coming up? Here’s what you need to know!

Do you have your first bout coming up? Here’s what you need to know!

So you’ve decided you want to compete. Perhaps it’ll be just one bout, or possibly two, or if your one of White Collar Boxers it is three! Maybe you’ve even set your sights on the path towards amateur acclaim and beyond? Whatever your ultimate goal, the decision to have your […]

Why VANDA is The Best Boxing Gym in Singapore!

Why VANDA is The Best Boxing Gym in Singapore!

We all know that boxing is amazing. It can transform you in more ways than you might think: you’ll get lean, you’ll gain confidence and you’ll find an inner strength that you didn’t know existed. We even wrote a boxing blog about how boxing will change you. But You Want […]

Top 10 Things that you will learn from Sparring



Top 10 Things that you will learn from Sparring



1. It’s about the control, not the anger Anger makes you slow and predictable. After a short outburst or flurry of punches, your rage induced punch will drain you more than it should. Controlled aggression works better as you pick your shots and take your time to methodically take your […]

Guest blog: Why Boxing is a Great Exercise for Women

Guest blog: Why Boxing is a Great Exercise for Women

Ladies, boxing is no longer Rocky’s sole domain. Boxing is empowering women all around the world, including here in Singapore where VANDA offers mixed gender boxing classes. The fact that boxing became an Olympic sport in 2012 only raised its profile among women, more and more of whom are turning to […]

How Combat Sports Will Change Your Life

How Combat Sports Will Change Your Life

Anyone who has boxed, trained in Muay Thai or MMA will tell you the same thing: the training will change you. We’re sure any trainer or sports professional will tell you their training will ‘change your life’, but you’ve only got to ask any Vanda member or combat sport enthusiast […]

Our guide to the shadow boxing drills you should be practicing​!

Our guide to the shadow boxing drills you should be practicing​!

When it comes to boxing drills, they don’t come much purer than shadow boxing. Professional boxers understand the importance of shadow boxing and will complete hours upon hours of this as they build up and train for a fight. The great thing about shadow training is that it’s accessible for […]

3 Common Diet Mistakes To Avoid!

3 Common Diet Mistakes To Avoid!

As the saying goes “you are what you eat” so we all know that we’re only going to get the most out of our training by eating (and drinking) what’s best for us. There is a lot of advice out there and it can be difficult to wade through all […]

Why Boxing Will Make You Obsessed With Fitness

Why Boxing Will Make You Obsessed With Fitness

Everyone is looking for a way to get fit that doesn’t feel like a chore and doesn’t fill you with a sense of dread when you finish work knowing that you’ve got to head to the gym! If you haven’t even considered that exercise didn’t have to be thought of […]

Shadow Box like Coach Sam with these 5 tips!

Shadow Box like Coach Sam with these 5 tips!

Shadow boxing is an underrated, and often not fully understood, aspect of boxing training that forms a crucial part of preparation for exercise, sparring, and fights themselves! Even though you shadow box alone, practicing the unique movements of boxing is an excellent method of warming up the body and developing […]