Bobby Mayne

Bobby Mayne is the Head Coach at Boxrite Boxing Club and author of several boxing coaching books including the bestselling "The Art of Boxing: Your Guide to the Sweet Science". Mayne has been involved in boxing since 1981. He has trained professional boxers such as Australian Daniel Dawson to compete at the world level, becoming a world contender and ultimately the WBF World Superwelterweight Champion. He also assisted in the training of top boxers from the Philippines including Rey Megrino and Rey Loreto, who were both successful in winning their respective WBC Regional and WBO World Flyweight titles.

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5 Tips for Improving Boxing Footwork

Footwork drills develop fluid movement around the boxing ring, maintaining a position to attack, evading an opponent's punches and dictating the pace of the...

5 Tips to Improve & Strengthen Left Hook

The left or lead hook is an effective punch every fighter should master, a well-timed hook can have a devastating effect on an opponent....

7 Benefits of Floor to Ceiling Ball Training in Boxing

The floor to ceiling ball, also known as the double-end bag, is an air-filled ball suspended by elastic cords from the floor and ceiling....

5 Tips to Overcome Performance Anxiety in Boxing

Recently, I received correspondence from a young boxer. He is having difficulty applying the skills developed in the gym to sparring and competition, due...

3 Types of boxing sparring for developing fighters

Sparring is important in the preparation for a competitive boxer in gaining confidence to apply technical and tactical skills in a controlled, supervised environment. Prior...

6 Tips how to improve infighting skills

To dominate your opponent effectively from the inside position is better known as 'infighting'. This will not influence the judges' scoring a round. This...

6 Common Styles of Boxers

A boxer's individual style has evolved from technical skills continually practiced in the gym along with physical and psychological attributes. Physical attributes include height,...

8 Benefits of Skipping rope training routine in boxing

Skipping rope training is beneficial for a boxer's fitness level along with improving body mechanics and coordination. Noticeable short term benefits include cardio respiratory...

How to Score a Professional Boxing Round – Part 2

This article continues on how the scoring criteria is applied when judging a boxing bout Prior to commencement of a boxing bout each judge has...

How to Score a Professional Boxing Round – Part 1

Many factors influence the judges scoring during a bout. They may have preferred boxing styles and tactics that influence the awarding of points, some...

5 Tips how to improve your boxing combos skills

A series of punches thrown nonstop in succession without break in between is commonly known as a combination Being a boxing coach watching many rounds...

The Art of Counterpunch, Boxrite boxing training

A counterpunch is a punch that immediately follows an opponent’s punch exploiting openings created in their defence from the attack An effective counterpuncher relies on...

Boxrite: Successful boxing tactics against Southpaw opponent

Here I will be discussing proven tactics used when sparring or competing against a southpaw boxer. This is a frequent question I get asked...

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