Another strong example is Robert Mc Cracken MBE; a good domestic level middleweight but an outstanding coach, training the 2012 Olympic boxing team and overseeing the pro careers of brilliant world champs Carl Froch and Anthony Joshua.
They’ll remember what worked and what didn’t work in the preparation for fights; planning training regimes and schedules; managing weight and preparing a boxer to peak at the right time; and avoiding injury.They’ll also be able to recall what a fight-night is like, from arriving at the venue to the ring-walk to the actual boxing itself and the aftermath.As with any fitness qualification, you’ll also need the First Aid at Work certificate.Check with the place you’re working if anything else is required; for example, if you wish to become a boxing coach in the armed forces you’ll also need the Mandatory Annual Training Test 3 qualification.Even if they’re training people in boxing purely for fitness purposes and with no intention of them stepping into the ring, a boxing coach who has actually boxed will still be able to impart knowledge from their own experience of correct technique.
Many schools are now teaching boxing, for both sexes.
Boxing is undoubtedly one of the toughest sports out there.
Participants need every physical and mental ability to be successful; strength, stamina, fitness, desire, balance, willingness to learn…the list goes on.
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Mayweather hung up the gloves after his money-spinning win over Conor Mc Gregor in August with a career record of 50-0.
However, there are many boxing enthusiasts who will lace up the gloves but never actually get in the ring, and instead use the training and discipline to dramatically improve their overall fitness and health without taking punches.