Defense Techniques | Boxing Lessons
13
August

Defense Techniques | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Defensive techniques for advanced boxing is what we’re going to work on now. Why I don’t like showing just a defensive technique with out a counter is because you make a groove. If you learn how to defend and you don’t learn how to counter, right off the bat, it ingrains the wrong muscle memory. […]


How to Shuffle & Scat | Boxing Lessons
13
August

How to Shuffle & Scat | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Now Terry’s going to show you some forward shuffling. Forward shuffling happens by pushing off the loaded foot, and he’s either going forward or back. So stand front and center one more time, Terry. He loads the back foot, pushes off, moves forward, and moves back. If he puts that in action to advance to […]


How to Weave | Boxing Lessons
13
August

How to Weave | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Now Dylan’s going to demonstrate how to weave or roll. In place, he’s going to roll and weave. Left to right. Perfect! And again. Except, when we move, we like to put a step on that so we’re out of harm’s way, so we’re not standing in the middle. So he’s going to step one […]


How to Build an Advanced Combination | Boxing Lessons
11
August

How to Build an Advanced Combination | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m going to let you, the viewer, take a step into our world, so we can show you how we build an advanced boxing combination. All right. First, we’re going to start with a one, two. Then he’s going to pull, then he’s going to send a right hand, left hook, right hand. Liver shot. […]


2 Best Ways to Wrap Your Hands | Boxing Lessons
11
August

2 Best Ways to Wrap Your Hands | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m going to show you the two best ways to wrap hands ever. First, we’re going to start with 180 length wraps. We start with 180 length wraps because if you use anything shorter it won’t work. We start right here at the thumb, seam down. We come around the wrist as Neiman opens up […]


How to Shadowbox for Beginners | Boxing Lessons
11
August

How to Shadowbox for Beginners | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

This second shadow boxing drill, of course, is traditional shadow boxing. It’s done usually in two to three minute rounds with one minute rest intervals. If you’re a fighter, it’s very possible you’re doing five to ten rounds of shadow boxing to prepare for a fight. It’s a great way to expend calories, work all […]


How to Corner-to-Corner Shadowbox | Boxing Lessons
10
August

How to Corner-to-Corner Shadowbox | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

My favorite shadow boxing drill was taught to me by the one and only Delen Parsley, Sr., DD’s dad. It’s called corner to corner. It’s a very basic way of shadow boxing in a linear fashion. In this case we’re in a ring, so we’ll go from one corner to the other corner. And we’ll […]


Throw Right Cross & Right Straight | Boxing Lessons
10
August

Throw Right Cross & Right Straight | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Angelo Dundee told me before he passed, “Adam, whenever you want to throw a right hand, throw it with the left shoulder.” At first it wasn’t clear, and then when I began to think about it, it made perfect sense. All right? When Terry assumes his fighting stance, versus muscle in a shot with your […]


How to Size Up Your Opponent | Boxing Lessons
09
August

How to Size Up Your Opponent | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Today I’m here with Neiman Gracie, son of Marcio Macarrao Stambowsky of Rio de Janeiro. Sizing up your opponent is very important. If I’m sizing up my opponent I want to notice maybe which hand is dominant, if he grabs his wallet which hand he uses. That might mean, obviously, that he’s left handed. Or […]


How to Duck & Slip | Boxing Lessons
09
August

How to Duck & Slip | Boxing Lessons

By Stevie Adams / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Now we’re going to work the fence counters. We’re going to start with ducking and slipping. Delen’s going to duck, just like so. Now sometimes just ducking isn’t good enough. You have to give it a little bit of an angle. So we’re going to slip here that way, or slip that way. Again, this […]