In order to become a good boxer, first of all, you need a great desire. Also, a person who has decided to engage in boxing should not have medical contraindications for this.
In addition, deciding to become a boxer, you will have to tune in to constant, regular training, because without this you will not be able to master this sport.
A boxer should have a certain set of emotional – strong-willed, speed, strength and other qualities. He must observe the daily routine, eat right, monitor his health and be disciplined.
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What you need to become a boxer
For boxing, you must purchase the necessary equipment for this. The minimum set is boxing gloves, a cap, bandages. You will also need a sports uniform – sneakers, a tank top, and shorts. If you have these things, you can safely start training, as well as participate in sparring and competitions at various levels.
- To work on a pear, you need to buy shell gloves that will protect the gloves used in competitions.
- To train mobility and develop proper breathing, you need a jump rope.
- Those boxers who plan to take part in competitions need to purchase boxers (special shoes on non-slip soles with reinforcement of the ankle joint.
- For competitions and training, you need to buy a boxing helmet that will protect your head from blows. The helmet must be selected according to the size of the head, previously carefully measured.
- To work out the accuracy of blows, paws are acquired – an element that is used in training. To work on the force of the impact, printed throw balls are used.
How to become an amateur boxer
Any person who does not have medical contraindications for this can be an amateur boxer. Differences between amateur and professional boxing:
- In amateur boxers, a fight cannot last more than five rounds of two minutes or three rounds of three minutes. For professionals, the duration of the battle is longer;
- Amateur boxers compete in t-shirts and helmets, while professionals – without a helmet and with a naked torso;
Many amateur boxers later become professionals. An interesting fact is that only amateurs participate in the Olympic Games.
In amateur boxing, a lot of attention is paid to maintaining the normal health of athletes, so the main goal of training is the correctness of the technique. The referee at the competitions of amateur boxers is endowed with great powers: if he sees that one of the participants is feeling bad, he can decide to end the fight. The doctor also has the same right.
Amateur boxers, in addition to practicing this sport, can pursue a career in a completely different direction, this is not prohibited by law. Serious work is being done with them to prevent injuries during training and sparring.
How to become a boxer at home
In order to box at home, you need to know a few rules:
- Before starting classes, you need to warm up the body well. The warm-up should be at least twenty-five minutes, during which you need to alternate between running and rotation with brushes. Brushes are given special attention.
- Need to push up on fists. A boxer should easily push up 20 times from two to five sets.
- A boxer should do ten pull-ups in three to five sets.
- Each workout includes jumping rope for 20 minutes.
- Training the press is very important. The boxer needs to hold his legs for three minutes in a raised position to 45 degrees from a supine position.
- Squats – 50 times in 5 sets.
- Work with a pear. After it, you can spend a 15-minute battle with the shadow.
How to Become a Professional Boxer
In order to professionally engage in boxing, you need to go through several stages:
- Joining a boxing club.
- Hard training in the club with a trainer and at home alone.
- The beginning of an amateur boxing career.
- Becoming a professional boxer. To do this, you need to find a manager, acquire a license to engage in professional boxing activities, and also rise in the ranking of boxers.