Originally Posted by dempsey1234
You both make good points, I am sure he didnt mean "8hrs" a day. I manage an 18yr old boxer. In one of his fights he had an S&C coach working him, when he fought he said he didn't feel strong. So for the next fight we worked the old school way of primarily working on skills, and preparing for a four round fight. The kid felt great and was the happiest he's ever been. Maybe the answer is to have the present boxing coaches educate themselves on different and improved training methods and techniques.
Reason they are used most of the time is, the Coach is being overworked, Big stable. I tried it a couple of times, an absolute waist of time, caused Havoc.