Will athleticism help in boxing?

Discussion in 'Boxing Training' started by Tariq muhammad, Dec 10, 2019.


  1. Tariq muhammad

    Tariq muhammad New Member Full Member

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    By athleticism, I mean being strong, agile, etc. the athletic traits of a sports player. Would these attributes matter in the ring? Or would it not matter when you are matched up?
     
  2. Jamestx

    Jamestx peekaboo boy Full Member

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    No I think you don't want to be agile strong or fast as a boxer
     
  3. Tariq muhammad

    Tariq muhammad New Member Full Member

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    Lol I see the sarcasm. Let me clarify. Let’s say a very athletic boxer with goodtechnique meets a boxer with not as much athleticism but has better technique. Will athleticism play a factor or will technique overwhelm athleticism?
     
  4. Jamestx

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    It depends, but in general athleticism does have the ability to cancel out flaws in technique. Look at Wilder for example, he does not possess very good boxing capabilities (technique wise), but he compensates for this with tremendous power(athleticism), reaction time (athleticism) and fighting instinct. So yeah athleticism is a very important factor in boxing.
     


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