Boxing is one of the oldest and most efficient combat sports. You use footwork, balance, strategy, head movement, defensive skills and an array of punches to hit whilst hopefully minimising the chances of getting hit yourself. All boxing classes are mixed, so students of all abilities (including complete beginners) are very welcome to attend Boxing at Sports Akademy starts with the warm up, includes the conditioning and stretching exercises needed to box. Boxing specific routines are included here,this is followed by the demonstration and drilling of boxing techniques.

Example of this include :-
Striking – working in pairs using boxing gloves/pads.
Guard – drilling guard postures and defensive boxing techniques.
Movement – working on upper body movements and footwork.
Tactics – applying diverse strategies related to boxing and the different types of opponent.

Boxing technique work is followed by exercises that will improve students’ level of fitness and again incorporate boxing specific routines.

Sparring will be included in classes, but students are only asked to participate when Sports Akademy instructor, feel they’re ready. Our emphasis is on technical sparring as this ensures students are able to apply the taught techniques correctly in a live environment. It’s also highly important if a boxer has to improve their skills.