Originally Posted by jeff thomas
I hate most youtube instructional videos there a load of shite... Iran Barkley teaching defence.... Brilliant. Another guy teaching the left hook- what a load of crap. Doing something is very different to breaking it down to its basics and explaining it. Most fighters are too daft to even realise what they are doing.... but a trainer can't afford to be that thick.
I agree. Instructional videos etc are good but you need someone to teach you the finer things and spot the small technical mistakes. You are also right that most fighters are unaware of what they do.
Dempsey said this. When he came to right a book on boxing he was forced to think through each movement in detail.