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Top Things to Know Before You Take Up Boxing
Are you interested in taking up boxing, whether for personal fitness or for competitive events? Movies
like Rocky, Southpaw and Creed inspire millions of people to watch and take up practicing boxing. But
real life is a lot different from what is shown in the movies. Thus, according to Probellum.com – a
recently launched boxing promotion and media company, here are some top things that you should
know before taking up boxing.
Patience is the key
It takes time, a lot of time in fact, to be able to be a good boxer. Even if you are supposed to practice it
only for fitness, you must train in a proper way to be able to stay safe from injuries and strain. And that
needs constant practice for hours for many weeks and months. Do not walk into a boxing gym hoping to
come out as a Balboa or Boyka in just a few weeks, only because movies have sculpted heroes as the
Have proper gears in place
Unless you have the right accessories in place, such as boxing gloves, boxing shoes, punching bag and
Focus Mitts – to name a few, you cannot hope to train in a proper way. You should also dress up in the
right kind of apparels – in garments that are neither too loose nor too tight-fitting in form. Do not walk
in dressed in form-fitting clothes, as these will surely impede your movements and make you fall flat
with just one punch.
Don’t argue with your coach
Your coach knows much better than you, and if you have walked into a good boxing gym with good
reputation, you can be more or less assured of the skills and knowledge of your coach. Trust him, and his
plans, and follow his advice. That will be the best thing to do as a beginner, and even afterwards.