Month: July 2015

Fight Day Preparation (Part 1)

Fight Day Preparation (Part 1)

12 weeks, 8 weeks. For some perhaps just 4. At first the day seems like a distant date, something you can mentally put off thinking about and carry on with training and daily life. Then suddenly you’re 1 week away. First the uncertainty sets in. Did I do enough? Am […]

Week 2 of training almost over…

Week 2 of training almost over…

It’s been a few days since my last blog, here’s the recap: Saturday 25th July My last blog I commented on the skipping rope situation i.e I was left with a flimsy piece of string!  Today I was smart, I arrived early and secured the rope of my likening, however […]

So Week 1 training is complete…

So Week 1 training is complete…

…. And it seems that we remain a full squad – which has to be a good sign for training at this stage! It’s been a week of many firsts for me – not least the absence of alcohol in my life! Our WCB journey started on Monday night.  Having […]

White Collar Boxing Training – Wednesday 22nd July

White Collar Boxing Training – Wednesday 22nd July

2nd session… thankfully no belly nerves this time, again I arrived 30mins early to soak up the atmosphere, Tina was hanging around meeting a few of the squad and giving us some stories on previous events,  I officially met with Cline, a fellow WCB newbie, Cline already knows her entrance music […]

White Collar Boxing – First training session

White Collar Boxing – First training session

Monday 20th July, 8pm – Meet the squad and first training session I arrived at Vanda boxing club around 30minutes early, as soon as I walked thru the door my stomach was churning with nerves, a sensation I have not experienced in years; and happy to admit it was more […]

Strength Based Circuit Training For Combat Athletes

Strength Based Circuit Training For Combat Athletes

Circuit Training is one of the most effective methods for getting a fighter lean, strong with increased work capacity. Its time efficient and sure beats jogging for hours on end (anyone ask for some lingering joint pain for years on end?), and whole lot more fun too. Ok fun is […]