What is shadow boxing? Why do pro boxers shadowbox so much?
More importantly, how could YOU be shadow boxing differently to improve your fighting abilities? Shadow boxing is not just punching by yourself. Shadow boxing is one of the oldest, most pure, and versatile exercises for improving many aspects of your fighting ability.
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Photographer Gesine Garz photographed our fighters at the UK Federation National Championships held at the Fayre Times Festival in September 2014. She has kindly shared her images with us.
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On the weekend of the 20th/21st September 2014, The Battle of the Nations UK Federation held their first National Championships. The competition was fierce, but after much fierce fighting the overall winner is John ‘Sharky’ Quayle, who was also nominated as our Training Manager at the Annual General Meeting.
The most improved figh [...]
There are many aspects to HMBIA/Battle of The Nations (BoTN) that may come as a surprise.
Not only does a fighter quickly learn that the extreme physical exertion of the battle must be tempered by regular training, and that good armour is worth sourcing and paying for; they will also learn about the more subtle aspects of this sport.