In my last entry, I discussed pursuing the sport of boxing at an older age. As mentioned, boxing is regarded as a young man’s sport but there are certainly fighters who have excelled despite a late start. On a similar note, there are also boxers who have defied age by continuing their careers far beyond what anyone could have predicted.
One of the most commonly asked questions about boxing is whether an individual is too old to start boxing. Since I first went online almost 15 years ago, I’d guess that this question has landed in my inbox at least several hundred times. Most recently, I had a man ask me the exact question this […]
Over the years, I’ve learned many valuable lessons in the gym that wouldn’t make sense on paper. I say this as both an athlete and perhaps more importantly as a trainer. There are times when it makes sense to go against the grain and do things that others may not understand. Success as a trainer depends […]
This entry was previously posted to rosstraining.com. Jack Dempsey is clearly a boxing legend so it is only fitting that I begin this blog by reposting his book about boxing training. It is always useful to learn from past champions who walked the walk and practiced what they preached. Dempsey didn’t just talk about training, […]
I first created rossboxing.com in 2001 and am in the process of completely overhauling the site. I hope to be back up and running within a few days. Thank you for your patience. Ross Enamait