Originally Posted by highguard
pad work shows a bit actually,
is the trainer telling the guy to throw the things at the right distance,
the trainer moves a bit himself, and works a lot a lot of counter punching,
also you can see trainers from different countries holding pads different often....
Most of the greatest fighters ever never even worked on the pads.
And I'm sure I've met trainers who are only
experts on the pads, and out of their depth when it comes to instructing a boxer against another boxer.