For those looking for a bigger challenge while raising money for good causes Storm Gym is one of the official training partners of Train Like A Pro (TLAP). TLAP is the UK’s most prestigious White Collar Boxing promotion which boasts attendance figures of 3000+ and is broadcast on Sky TV, ask in the gym for details.
It may appear to be the most simplistic form of combat sport but it takes dedication to master the sweet science.
Boxing requires a rounded overall strategy for both attacking and defending. Attacking is pure punches. There’s the powerful, straight cross punch, the straight, quick jab punch, the semi-circular hook and the rising uppercut. These punches require precision, focus and a fearless tactical approach. Defending combines the protective high and low guards, as well as slipping, swaying, bobbing, weaving, parrying, blocking and clinching.
Boxing is a combination of attack, defense and evasion techniques.
Speed and accuracy combined with timing and pace makes boxing one of sharpest and most difficult martial arts to master.
The strength and stamina required in boxing is second to none. All people know how hard boxers train day after day including running, skipping, shadow boxing, bag work, pad work, sparring, the list goes on……