Category: Boxing

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.  Ladies boxing was made an Olympic sport in 2012 and since then it’s got even more popular! It’s a full body workout! Professional boxer […]

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 sports 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 […]

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 […]

Why It’s Time To Mix Up Your Fitness Journey And Try Our Sports!

Why It’s Time To Mix Up Your Fitness Journey And Try Our Sports!

An hour on the treadmill, cross trainer or pedalling away on the bike after a long hard day in the office doesn’t excite many people – it wouldn’t excite us either! Fitness should be fun, challenging and firmly grab your attention. If what you’re doing for fitness doesn’t ‘do it […]

Boxing or Muay Thai – which sport is best for you?

Boxing or Muay Thai – which sport is best for you?

Taking part in a combat sport is a fantastic way to develop your fitness game and get your body in tip-top shape. The training methods and techniques you’ll practice are also used by some of the fittest men and women on the planet – there’s a good reason why they’re […]

The VANDA ring! What it means and why we have it!

The VANDA ring! What it means and why we have it!

“It’s not even a ring! It’s square!” At VANDA you are greeted by our coaches and also our glorious ring! The VANDA ring is part of our DNA and what makes VANDA SO different from other Boxing Gyms. It Is So Much More We think we are the best boxing […]

Get in the right headspace for your session!

Get in the right headspace for your session!

Are you busy at work, with some serious pressure from your boss? Or maybe you’re trying to get 1000 spreadsheets done, with a big meeting Friday! These are all the kinds of distractions that can clog our brain. These things can keep us up at night, prevent us from doing […]

Why VANDA boxing classes will improve your fitness AND technique

Why VANDA boxing classes will improve your fitness AND technique

Getting fit is often easier said than done. It takes willpower, determination, dedication and a conscious effort over time. But you WILL succeed with the VANDA team behind you! Aspiring and working towards a fitter you will big improvements to three main areas. Your body and physical shape, Your mental […]