The Fabulous Four – Hagler, Hearns, Duran, and Leonard

I am often asked why I focus so much attention towards boxers from previous generations. My response to such inquiries is almost always the same. In short, there is no better way to learn than by studying the greats who came before us. Thus, while boxing has experienced somewhat of a comeback in recent years, […]

Naazim Richardson’s Advice For Boxing Trainers

As I have mentioned before, Naazim Richardson is an excellent boxing trainer who spits knowledge whenever he speaks. There’s a vibe to him that just tells you to listen when he talks. More often than not you’ll benefit by heeding his advice. Aspiring boxers can learn plenty by listening to his words. Fortunately, Naazim does […]

Win, Lose, or Draw – You Must Improve

Boxers train to win. You’ll never find a serious fighter who hopes to lose. Yet despite the obvious thirst to win, many of the best lessons come from losing. Boxers in particular tend to learn more from a loss than other athletes. Unlike traditional sports, boxing rarely involves frequent competition. It’s not like playing a […]