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Shovel Hooks (diary entry)

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27.11.18   Tonight’s class brought my client up to his sixth hour of training in Western Boxing for Martial Art Cross Training. I am very happy with his speedy progress. He is clearly taking home a lot of the material being taught, training it and doing the appropriate research before bringing it back for further development in the lesson.   Our course brought us up to the final actual punch: the shovel hook. Everything else is now a variation on […]

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Body Shot & Different Guards (diary entry)

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27.09.18   The seventh hour of my client’s basic course in Western Boxing for Martial Arts Cross Training looked more on developing individual style, making combination work more fluid and introduced more body shots.   We began with mirror footwork, which is a useful warm-up exercise. It builds reaction timing and develops a good understanding of distancing, attack and defence. Not only did I check cornering, moving out of corners and finding angles but also adjusting levels. This latter point […]

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