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The Secrets of Boxing

Made Simple

 

Get the most outstanding boxing learning resources out there. See REAL results REAL quick!
If you are serious about truly learning to how to box, then read on…


 
Master footwork, execute deadly combination punching and become a defensive genius, being as elusive as you are dangerous.  Get a super-fit, ultra-toned physique and get under the skin of boxing and bring the wonderful simplicity of this sport into your life. Whether for combat, self-defence or fitness you can achieve amazing results.
 
No longer will you wonder how the great fighters perform, from Wladimir Klitschko to Floyd Mayweather.  From Mike Tyson to Sugar Ray Leonard.  From Marvin Hagler to Manny Pacquiao.  Understand boxing from the basics up and you can achieve anything.

About Me


My name is Fran Sands and I am the founder of MyBoxingCoach.com. Boxing has been a massive part of my life since I was 6 years old when my Dad took my brother and me to the local amateur boxing club. I had my first contest at the age of 11 and went on to compete for a further 10 years, taking part in 60 contests.
 
As well as being a regional champion on numerous occasions, I reached national finals and semi finals all of which culminated in my representing my country at Under-19 level.  During my time as a boxer I met the best in Europe with 3 of my opponents at amateur level going on to win world titles in the professional ring.
 
Having ‘hung up my gloves’ and after a break from the sport for a couple of years, I returned as a coach at the same gym at which I had boxed.  This was in 1997 and since then I have worked with hundreds of boxers, from raw recruits up through to international standard amateurs, providing advice and guidance both in the gym and on fight night in the corner.  A number of boxers that I have worked with have progressed into the professional ranks and I like to think that I have given them a strong base upon which to build their road to boxing success.
 

Why I Created MyBoxingCoach.com

 
In 2009 I had spent some time searching the Internet for boxing resources.  As a coach I am always looking for improvements that I can make.  As the great trainer Eddie Futch once said “When we stop learning, then we die.”
 
Whilst I have managed to find some great information from some experienced boxing people, it took a lot of searching to find it. My overall impression of the standard of boxing coaching advice and guidance available on-line was that it was not very good.  In fact, I found much of it questionable at best, reckless at worst
 
You see I take my coach’s responsibility very seriously.  Boxing is not like other sports.  If I give out the wrong advice then a boxer that I work with, a boxer who trusts in me, could get hurt.  Good and experienced coaches are very aware of this and so we carefully consider the implications of our advice.
 
Some of the coaching advice available on the Internet, espoused by self-proclaimed ‘experts’, would cause me grave concerns if used by any of my boxers.  The method by which advice is delivered is irrelevant, either face-to-face or by video and the written word, it is the responsibility of giving sound coaching advice that is of paramount importance. This is a principle that I could never compromise.

There is a better way…

 
In 2010 I founded MyBoxingCoach.com.  My aim was simple:

“To create a single place where interested people could gain full access to expert boxing coaching, using video presentations as the main communication method.  This would make the skills of boxing available to all”


 
When teaching someone how to box, a good coach will break the sport down into the individual skills and techniques that form the boxer’s style.  In order to achieve this aim, exactly as I would do face-to-face basis in the boxing gym, I have isolated each individual skill and demonstrated this in a video and associated article. The method of describing the skills is consistent across all of the videos.  This method is straightforward:

  • Explain what the skill is and why it is useful
  • Give a clear and precise demonstration of the mechanics of the skill
  • Explain the common faults that I encounter when boxers learn this skill.

This approach has resulted in the production and publication of more than 40 skills videos.  All of these videos are FREE and available on the site.  They are the building blocks of boxing, the pieces of a jigsaw if you like, all waiting to be put together to form a versatile and effective boxing style.
 
Alongside the video skills articles, I have produced a wealth of other material all of which have become a key part of the site experience.  From straightforward and clear advice on equipment, training routines and fight analysis articles to articles on boxing psychology, nutrition and advice for coaches.  I guess quality matters, so much so that the MyBoxingCoach videos receive over 70000 views per week on YouTube.
 

Don’t just take my word on it…

 
Positive feedback has been a constant for me since Day 1 of the site.  Here are just a few of them:
 

“Fran, love your site — I have scoured the internet for boxing skills training and your site is the most comprehensive and technical out there. Thank you so much for sharing your expertise.’
James

 

“Outstanding tutorials! I’ve been studying boxing and kickboxing for 2 years, and I’ve supplemented my training with youtube videos. These tutorials and techniques are by far the best I’ve found. Thank you for taking the time to share your knowledge.’
Greg

 

“Just wanted to say your website is awesome, I have learned so much reading your articles and watching the demonstrations. I have bought the series from John Brown and some from Freddie Roach and I find yours a lot better than both of them.”
Fredog, St. Louis, Missouri

 

“Hi Fran, I just wanted to say thanks for all the info in this site. It is really helpful and educational. As a novice boxer these video’s and articles have been an amazing resource for me and helped me fix/improve a lot of my techniques.”
Eric

 

“I really appreciate the depth of knowledge you provide, especially based upon example. I have studied Japanese Martial Arts(Isshin-Ryu, and Shorin-Ryu Karate) for a number of years. I used to watch boxing when I was in the military and was always fascinated by the techniques used during a contest. Your site definitely gives me a solid foundation to start my boxing training. Thank you for your time and effort.”
Clayton

 

“Fran, Absolutely fantastic site. I’m 47 yoa. I started boxing training about 5 years ago, unfortunately, I had to stop after about a year due to moving out of the area and work duties. I started up again about a month ago, but don’t have a trainer anymore so have to go on memory. I found my execution of punches had deterioated badly, as my right wrist started to hurt. I slowed down and realized i was not hitting correctly anymore. I researched numerous sites, books, and DVD’s; and have to say your site is extremely comprehensive, informative, and very well written. Again, thanks for your time and dedication to the sport.”
Joe

 

“My gosh, you run an incredibly effective operation. I’ve studied combat arts in various forms since I was 6 in 1994, and pound for pound, I’ve gained as much insight from your videos and articles as I have from any other source, in two weeks, for FREE. And oh my god it is refreshing to see such a clean, direct website interface on a page dedicated to combat arts. Free at last from maddeningly machismo color schemes and inappropriate pictures of psychotically vascular half naked young men. The whitewash of the website design is reflective of the pedagogy of the articles and the techniques demonstrated: streamlined, fundamental, and keen on technical optimization. I intend to at least do my part to spread the good word!”
TJ, Philadelphia, USA

 

“Fran, your website is amazing! The technical analysis of southpaw vs orthodox is one of the best I’ve ever seen, and the combinations you’ve listed work very well for me (even under MMA and K-1 rules). Your explanations are outstanding when it comes to illuminating key points of the techniques.”
Jeiteki

 
The MyBoxingCoach website has become a boxing resource on the Web that boxing people are happy to recommend.  This was proven to me when one of my former amateur boxers turned professional and in his first fight paid the ultimate tribute to the site.  He wore the site motif on his shorts and did this at his own initiative.  This was a wonderful gesture, one which I understand the significance of not only as a tribute but as a confirmation that the site is of the right quality
 
I continue to be flattered and humbled by the comments, but I knew that I needed to do more.  Having provided the ‘jigsaw pieces’, I needed to now provide the real key to the kingdom; a logical and structured way that you could assemble all of those individual pieces into a boxing style and level of fitness of which you would be proud.
 
There existed a need to bring together all of the pieces of the jigsaw in order to form a complete boxing coaching experience.  So, in 2011 after 12 months of planning and development I created The Boxing Training Foundation, the most effective, interactive boxing coaching experience anywhere on the Internet.
 

The Boxing Training Foundation

 

 

Why I Created The Boxing Training Foundation

 

I created the Boxing Training Foundation with 6 objectives in mind:
 

  • I wanted to provide a set of resources that would make the benefits of boxing training fully accessible to all, whatever their level of knowledge or experience of the sport.

 

  • I wanted to create a true coaching experience. A training regime that was practical, realistic and packed with benefits that could be gained quickly and more importantly be enhanced over months and years.

 

  • Continuing the MyBoxingCoach philosophy, I wanted to deliver detailed, consistent and specific coaching advice on what I believe to be the key areas of boxing fitness and boxing skills required to successfully establish the ideal basics.  95% of what the champions do are the basics, they just do them very well.

 

  • I wanted to ensure that within a couple of hours you would be self-sufficient in defining your future in terms of boxing skills and boxing fitness. By this I mean that you will have a framework that you can adapt, depending upon your needs, circumstances and even mood.

 

  • I wanted to provide unique boxing learning and fitness resources that were head and shoulders above anything else available out there, and would provide you with jaw-dropping value for money.

 

  • I wanted to provide an interesting alternative to the modern, chrome-laden, fake-tan swamped, sterile gymnasiums that offer tread mills, rowing machines, exercise bikes and weight machines. In my opinion, improving your physical fitness by learning a technical discipline is much more likely to culminate in a true ‘change of lifestyle’. There is a reason why so many gym memberships lay dormant whilst the monthly fee continues to be taken.

 

No BS, No Exaggerated Claims

 
Having covered my objectives in creating the Boxing Training Foundation, I also feel it important to explain one crucial guiding principle that I maintain.  I mentioned earlier the responsibility of providing coaching advice in a sport like boxing.  Well keeping this in mind I absolutely refuse to make exaggerated claims, claims like the following:

  • “Learn boxing in just 10 days.”
  • “My 4-week Programme can turn you into Floyd Mayweather Jr.”
  • “Become a boxer in 10 easy steps.”

I have more respect for basic human intelligence than to claim any of the above as a possibility.  Anyone who says that a single product will tell you all you need to know about boxing is, quite simply, talking garbage.  You know it, and I know it.  If I try to cover too much then I will succeed only in diluting the quality of what I produce.  This I cannot tolerate and you deserve better.
 

What can The Foundation do for you?

 
Before I get into some detail about what you can achieve with the Boxing Training Foundation, why not take the time to read what some of those who have taken the step already:
 

“To any potential readers/buyers, MyBoxingCoach is the best website for learning the basics of boxing that I have found on the Internet. It has no macho character showing off their muscles rather than teaching. It has no ridiculously difficult moves when a beginner should be instilling the basics in their bodies. It is a well-thought-out, clear and intelligent system.


Here is the core secret about learning boxing – there is no universal method to teaching the sport. Modern boxing arose from a Celtic-Anglo/Saxon background, but has now been adopted by everyone from the Latin American fighters to the Philippines to Africa to the great former-Soviet sporting empires. Every culture and country has put its own style on boxing, consequently, unlike the Asian martial arts, no one has broken down the sport to teach it in a systematic way. No one, that is, until now. Fran Sands has produced the ‘Suzuki method’ of teaching boxing. He shows the very basics of the sport – movement, jabs, crosses, hooks, blocks, parries, pivots, etc – in simple, clear lessons. Then he has developed a series of movement drills, roughly equivalent to the katas of Karate, that a beginner can learn by themselves, but are invaluable in learning the basics of boxing.


Do you need anyone or anything aside from Fran Sands’ boxing course? Of course. A good coach is invaluable, but if that is unavailable to you or you need additional coaching, I can think of no better course than MyBoxingCoach.com. My story. I do not know Fran Sands. We have never met nor even corresponded. I am a Canadian author and journalist specializing in organized crime and football (www.declanhill.com). A few months ago I was asked to take part in a ‘white-collar’ bout to raise money for a cancer charity. I had worked out at a very good boxing gym for a number of years, even sparring on occasion. But the event was a quantum leap in intensity. (Imagine the difference between playing football in the park with pals and suddenly playing for a regional select team.) Adding to the pressure, two of the other boxers in the event were well-known politicians and many of my media colleagues were attending the fight (it ended up being broadcast nationally live on television, which is a lot of stress for a first fight). I had six-weeks to train (for administrative reasons, the other fighters had had four to five months). I needed to raise my game. So I did two things: I went to Cuba and I signed up for the Boxing Training Foundation. In Cuba, I put myself through an intense daily training camp – cardio in the morning, breakfast, 2-hours of sparring with a Cuban national champion in Chinese boxing, lunch, siesta, 1.5 hours of ‘boxing school homework’, weights, dinner and bed. In between practice sessions, I watched and read everything that was on Fran Sands’ site. In the hotel, myself and the Cuban waiters and kitchen staff would sit around watching Fran’s instructions and drills.


In the end, thanks to my Canadian coaches, the Cubans and Fran Sands’s MyBoxingCoach.com and the Boxing Training Foundation, I managed a narrow win. However, I feel a great debt to Fran and so I heartily recommend his site to anyone starting out in the sport.”
Declan Hill, Canada

 

“Hi Fran Just to give you an update. I took my first boxing class last night and BVI now has it’s own official boxing club (that I set up). The class was inspired and based upon the Boxing Foundation. Thank you so much!! I had 18 people attend and I did a decent warm up, conditioning and then I taught them stance, jabs, crosses and hooks. Once again, thank you for giving us this opportunity! I will be singing your praises to whoever I can and will be promoting your online course.”
James Carr, British Virgin Islands

 
The positive feedback on the Boxing Training Foundation continues to amaze me.  It confirms to me that my efforts have been worth it, that I have produced something that can genuinely change lives just as the sport does for thousands of people around the world.

Imagine the possibilities…

 

  • Expert boxing coaching
    Amaze yourself with your accelerated progress to fighting perfection. Precise, clear and highly effective coaching that will allow you to build powerful combinations of punches along with defensive skills that will leave opponents punching fresh air. You can become the fighter that you deserve to be by developing your skills the MyBoxingCoach way!

 

  • Build power and endurance
    With a high intensity workout lasting under an hour, watch excess weight fall away to reveal the ultimate fighting physique. Marvel at your new found staying power and dynamite increase in your power-to-weight ratio.

 

  • Tried and tested methods
    Use techniques that I’ve applied successfully to develop top performing fighters. Real world boxing skills that will take you to the next level, all achieved within a varied and authentic training session.

 

  • Coach yourself and others
    Quickly identify and fix problems with your boxing style and even get to the point of coaching others. Learn to analyze your style and really develop a coach’s eye.

 

  • Get to a good place!
    Build the self-assurance and self-confidence that is shown by all top performers. Feel good, look good and perform great.

 

“I am extremely grateful to have found this site because, in my opinion, MyBoxingCoach.com and the BTF is the absolute best thing going, for practical and professional instruction in a very clear and easy to understand format. It truly is an incredible bargain and I’d like to thank Fran and wish him as much success as possible, because his Boxing Training Foundation will definitely help create successful fighters and I plan to be one of them!”
Paul, Toronto

 

The skills that you see being used in this video are explained in easy steps within the Foundation:

 


 
 
What’s in it for YOU?

 

  • Build a smooth fighting style
    Learn the secrets of building a slick, precise and highly effective boxing style. You will be able to seamlessly combine a range of skills in a structured and easy-to-learn way. With this expert boxing coaching you will astound yourself with your accelerated progress.

 

  • Develop blinding combinations and super-slick footwork
    Establish a rich and varied training session and quickly develop a dazzling array of punches combined with footwork brilliance and the endurance to maintain that for as long as it takes.

 

  • Give yourself a fighter’s physique
    Watch any excess weight fall away to reveal a honed, powerful, athletic body capable of delivering the big shots and turning heads at the same time.

 

  • Learn to hit and not be hit!
    Experience the amazing feeling of knowing that you can deliver powerful and accurate combinations of punches and avoiding incoming punches with ease.

 

  • Undertake a training session that lasts under an hour
    This is the ultimate in manageable and workable skills and fitness development regimes, easily fitting into a busy lifestyle and very sustainable in the longer term.

 

  • Watch your punching power go through the roof!
    Experience a massive power-to-weight ratio increase over the space of a few short weeks. Before you know it, you’ll be punching well above your weight.

 

  • Create your own gym at home
    Get what you need to put together a practical training space in your own home. It’s cheap and you really don’t need a lot of space; this can be your very own gym where you can achieve great things.

 

  • Learn to be your own coach
    Amass the knowledge and keen eye to become a coach, able to identify areas of improvement in your own style or others and able to put in place the necessary corrective measures.

 

  • Get access, right here, right now
    Get instant access to your Boxing Training Foundation from anywhere that you can get an internet link, or alternatively download what you need to your home computer, all filmed in HD with superior sound quality.

 

  • Become a member of an exclusive club
    Become a lifetime member of an exclusive club, gaining access to further learning opportunities, follow up videos and having a place to go to ask any questions or get some support.
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  • 60 day money back guarantee
    Get the Boxing Training Foundation with the assurance of a 100% money-back guarantee. If you are not happy I’ll give you your money back, no questions asked. A no-risk purchase in every sense.
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  • Plus loads more…

 

“I must admit you can get lost amongst the today’s boxing resources that are available via the Internet. I have been involved in boxing in some shape or form for 20 plus years and I have to say Fran Sands is the man when it comes to breaking down the sweet science. His tutorials are put together in layman’s terms. I know we have advice from the great coaches like Freddy Roach able to view online, and also fantastic Naazim Richardson. But we also have Fran Sands who in my eyes is up there with the great trainers of our lovely sport. KEEP UP GREAT WORK FRAN!”
Glyn, www.evanstraining.co.uk

 

What’s in The Foundation?

Great“, I hear you say, “But how do you intend to do all of that?” Well, I can promise that it has not been easy coming up with the answer to that question. However, I’ve left nothing to chance in understanding how YOU can use this resource to the best effect. Keep on reading and I’ll explain exactly what you get in the Boxing Training Foundation.

 

  • 3 hours and 30 minutes of High-Definition video
    At the core of the Boxing Training Foundation are the instructional videos. This is proper boxing coaching containing clear, precise and no-BS descriptions and demonstrations. There are 6 videos in the set, in MP4 format and total around 6.7GB in size. You can stream the videos or alternatively download them direct to run on your own computer.

 

  • The Boxing Training Foundation Manual
    The Boxing Training Foundation Manual is a 140-page eBook in PDF format which provides structure, a host of tips and additional depth to the video. A mine of information, the manual also delivers on-line resources at exactly the right point in the learning process giving you the best possible chance of improvement. There are also unique gym aids that will ensure that your boxing style develops without the common faults that curse the boxing learning process.

 

  • Lifetime Foundation Member status
    Gain entry to exclusive areas of the site where you will access all of the Foundation materials and get additional insights and techniques to further improve your skills and fitness. Join the club alongside experts and novices alike, all contributing and helping each other to get the very best from this wonderful sport.

 

“I’ve just started boxing (aged 50) mainly for the fitness but hitting the heavy bag is a great stress reliever too, I’m really enjoying it. I’ve done various martial arts before and come across some excellent fitness websites – Matt Furey springs to mind, but your course is the best I’ve ever seen. You could charge literally 10 times for the videos alone. I’ve made real progress since I’ve been doing the basics and I’m really impressed, I would recommend the website to anyone. Well done mate, excellent work.”
Chris, London

 
 

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How Does The Foundation Work?

 

OK, so we have lots of video, a comprehensive eBook and the delivery of on-line resources. But how does the Boxing Training Foundation actually work?

 

 

  • Getting you started
    In the first part of the Boxing Training Foundation, I’ll describe the objectives, how it works and the structure and timetable. This allows you to map out your own landscape and gives you absolute control of how you apply the principles of the Boxing Training Foundation.

 

  • Get the right equipment
    I provide all of the impartial advice you need on equipment that we use and how to use that equipment. This is affordable stuff and can result in a well equipped space for you to work out in your own home. Put together a gym where you can achieve great things!

 

  • Running, nutrition and more
    I’ll give simple, straightforward advice on running, nutrition and understanding range in boxing. I keep it simple in order for these aspects to support the Boxing Training Foundation. By getting these things right and understanding what works, you will maximize the benefits on offer.

 

  • The Golden Rules…
    I lay down the ‘golden rules’ to enable effective preparation and follow through with your Boxing Training Foundation. These simple rules, if you stick by them, will ensure that your successes will be guaranteed. Take the fighter’s approach to be the best that you can be!

 

“Very neat way of channeling your program to the appreciating public. A modern approach to the good old game ( although you do not play boxing as you play soccer and other sporting games, boxing is too serious). Great effort but you have raised the bar for yourself now, you are up in class and we will expect more.”
Ivan, Bulgaria

 

The 7-Phase Session…

 

The Boxing Training Foundation session consists of 7 phases that you will complete in under an hour. Each phase is designed to provide the most authentic on-line boxing training session. This is a truly interactive digital coaching experience that will shape your boxing approach for years to come.

 

  • Phase 1 – The Warm Up
    Phase 1 is the Warm Up. I give a full demonstration of a boxing-specific warm up, a warm up that will prime you for a top performance during your session. We work through various warm up drills that give a full-body session, ensuring that the risk of injuries is minimized and the cardiovascular system and muscles are ready for the challenges of the session.

 

  • Phase 2 – Skills Development
    This is where we start the process of learning the technical skills, and boy is there lots of insights and methods to enable an accelerated path to learning how to box. We have an extensive range of core skills, foundation drills and mobility drills all of which have a consistent method of delivery. The Foundation Drills are designed to develop your ability to combine punching and movement seamlessly, the most challenging aspect of learning the sport. The drills can also combine so that the variations available as you develop are pretty much endless.

 

  • Phase 3 – Shadow Boxing
    Onto that most vital of boxing training activities, shadow boxing. I’ll describe how to apply the skills that you have encountered in Phase 2 and use shadow boxing to enhance and sharpen these skills. You’ll get insights here that are simply not available elsewhere. Enjoy moving around effortlessly with slick footwork and subtle body movements, all the time firing salvos of perfect shots. This shadow boxing session will allow you to understand why boxers love to shadow box.

 

  • Phase 4 – The Heavy Bag
    Phase 4 is when we start really showing off by using the heavy bag. You may notice that I chose the word ‘using’ and not ‘hitting’. There’s a lot more to a heavy bag than just hitting it, and you’ll appreciate this after working through Phase 4. Again, the skills from Phase 2 are re-emphasized and this really does help with the speed and quality of your development. You’ll be working the heavy bag like a pro in no time at all!

 

  • Phase 5 – Jumping Rope
    Phase 5 is a complete tutorial to enable you to learn to jump rope like a demon in double-quick time. And bear in mind, some estimates are that you can burn as many calories in 10 minutes of jumping rope as you can in a 45 minute run. It’s also an excellent way to improve your upper and lower body co-ordination, vital in boxing. In short, jumping rope is an amazing tool for your boxing fitness bag, and after watching this tutorial you’ll have the whirring of the rope mastered sooner than you think.

 

  • Phase 6 – Strength Training
    Phase 6 is your introduction to boxing strength training. I’ll demonstrate how to use the boxer’s ‘Ton-Up’, 10 exercises that will build the core strength that will enable a continual increase in your power-to-weight ratio. An added bonus is a toned and powerful physique…that will do no harm I’m sure! The Ton Up is another element of the Boxing Training Foundation that can be adapted in many, many ways, and I’ll describe exactly how!

 

  • Phase 7 – The Warm Down
    It’s time for the warm down and flexibility work out. I demonstrate a range of boxing-specific stretching exercises that improve your muscle flexibility, range of movement and your resistance to injury. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of flexibility as a fighter. A flexible fighter is much more likely to hit hard, and undertaking a structured flexibility workout will pave the way. It’s a wonderful way to complete our session.

 

“I went with the Boxing Training Foundation to establish a new workout routine. I felt boxing fitness was far and above the best way to go. I have reviewed numerous books, online instruction, etc., and came to the obvious conclusion yours had no peer. It is people of your calibre that will eventually attract those to the profession so that it takes its rightful place in the sporting world. Keep up the good fight.”
Tommy, UK

 

You can buy into this truly life-changing boxing experience for as little as the cost of one month’s membership fee for fitness gym. It really is value for money that you simply won’t get anywhere else.

 


 
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I look forward to hearing from you soon and we can start this journey together. I make no false promises, I make no exaggerated claims. This is quite simply PROPER BOXING COACHING. If you have any questions or would like further information, email me at
fran@myboxingcoach.com
and I’ll be happy to help


 
 

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Sam Chow January 15, 2015 at 12:49 am

Hi Fran

I recently took advantage of your special offer and purchased the boxing foundation. I received a confirmation email stating that my user ID and password would be provided. I have not received the confirmation email. Could you please check this for me?

Thanks.

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Fran January 15, 2015 at 9:06 pm

Hey Sam. Sorted that out, sent you an email.

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Sam Chow January 16, 2015 at 12:57 am

Thank you very much Fran, much appreciated mate.

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Fran December 27, 2014 at 9:25 pm

Hello Tony

Thanks for buying mate. Somehow you had lost your Foundation Member status. I’ve fixed it now and you should be fine. Let me know if there’s any further problems.

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Damian December 10, 2014 at 1:17 am

I have learned a great deal from your boxing instructional videos and I want to become a member, but can I use my Samsung (android) phone to download your e-book?
Thanks!

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Fran December 14, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Hey Damian

Glad the videos are helping. Yes you can use an Android device. If however you are not satisfied with how it works on your device I will happily provide a refund.

Cheers

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Mohamed Bugazia December 3, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Hi fran, i have been boxing for around a year now, and my amateur career is successful so far, i depended on being a brawler and it has taken me far enough,
then i have found your page and started following your techniques , my defense has gone up from 0 to a 100, unbelievable ! i like how you teach us what we need in order to survice in the ring not what might look cool , you teach solid Basics, effectively. i have one problem though ,
i learned your jab technique but i feel like it has slowed me down alot, i became a better defensive fighter, i walk away from fights and sparring session with no marks in my head, BUT as i said my jab has slowed down alot, i don’t know how to execute your jab in a sparring match as fast as i used to with my old style, not to mention your Jab has alot more power to it! Alot more, yet slower in my experience with, DOES THAT BOXING FOUNDATION INCLUDE INSTRUCTIONS OF HOW TO MOVE IN THE RING , HOW/WHEN TO JAB, AND DRILLS TO INCREASE JAB SPEED ?

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Leah October 3, 2014 at 3:46 am

Hmmm, is this overkill for a middle-aged lady wanting to tone up a bit and be a little fitter?

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Fran October 5, 2014 at 10:54 am

We have no concept of ‘overkill’ in this game Leah 🙂 Horses for courses as they say, there’s plenty here that will of course tone you up and get you fitter, but also keep you engaged mentally so that you are actually inspired to get into your next training session. Best of luck.

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Leah October 14, 2014 at 2:04 am

Thank you! I signed up anyway after realising what great value this program is 🙂

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Frank Kuz September 11, 2014 at 9:55 pm

Hi,

Haven’t been on in ages. Where is the sign in page?

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Fran September 12, 2014 at 8:31 pm

Hi Frank

It’s on all of the other pages of the site. Try here.

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Will August 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Hey Fran,

I was wondering if you cover any skills/technique training for south paws in this program?

Will

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tahir abbas August 5, 2014 at 3:29 am

Acha ha!

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Gbolahan Rock July 27, 2014 at 3:31 pm

hi fran, pls i need your help sir, I am a boxer and I want to be participating in international boxing fight pls how can I go about it sir. pls I will appreciate it if you can help me.

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Gbolahan Rock July 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm

hi fran, pls i need your help sir, I am a boxer and I want to be participate in international boxing pls how can I go about it sir. pls I will appreciate it if you can help me.

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Clint June 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Hi, Fran, huge fan of the site, probably the best resource other than an actual boxing gym(and honestly this is a lot better than even some of those). I am definitely going to purchase the training foundation, but if you could email me some of the details that would be great. One question though, will the videos be able to work from a smart phone? I don’t have a PC at the moment, but the free ones on the site and the ones I’ve been emailed work perfect. Thanks in advance.

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Fran June 12, 2014 at 6:44 pm

Hey CLint.

I assume that you’ve received some emails describing the Foundation having signed up for the free drills emails. You could watch on a smartphone. Besides, any problems I’ll give you your money back, no quibble 🙂

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Peter June 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

Hey Fran! How has life been treatin’ ya? Well hopefully! I’ve been a long time fan and member…only problem is, the member tab seems to be buggy(it wont direct you to the member’s section) and I can’t log in anywhere else in the site!

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Fran June 5, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Hey Peter

Nice to hear from you, I hope that you are well!

The Member page only shows it’s real content when you are logged in (links to the videos). Go to any other page, for example this one, and enter your details there (top right).

Let me know if you have any problems.

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miloudi mokgtazr February 9, 2014 at 10:40 pm

بعد التحية و السلام يشرفني ان اتقدم اليكم بمساعدة في مجال التدريب الرياضي علما اني مدرب و اريد تربص من اجل الحصول على المعلومات المفيدة في مجال التدريب
شكرا جزيلا
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i m boxeur
entaineur t.s.sport specialé boxe
my from : algeria
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miloudi mokgtazr February 9, 2014 at 10:38 pm

بعد التحية و السلام يشرفني ان اتقدم اليكم بمساعدة في مجال التدريب الرياضي علما اني مدرب و اريد تربص من اجل الحصول على المعلومات المفيدة في مجال التدريب
شكرا جزيلا
facebook ميلودي مختار
i m boxeur
entaineur t.s.sport specialé boxe
my from : algeria
thek you

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Fran February 10, 2014 at 8:45 pm

Thank you Milo, I’m glad that you like the site!

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adeniji January 14, 2014 at 1:10 pm

hello,
my name is yusuf am Nigeria bantam weight champ i fight boxing and
kick boxing am currently now in Turkey i want you to be my manager

kindly get back to me

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Trey December 26, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Will this training be beneficial to someone with no equipment?

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Fran December 26, 2013 at 7:13 pm

Yes it would Trey. There are 7 phases to the training session of which two require ‘equipment’ i.e. jumping rope (a simple skipping rope) and a heavy bag (including gloves and hand-wraps). The rest is equipment-free. Boxing is a very accessible sport and cost has never been a barrier. With the Boxing Training Foundation I wanted to ensure that this principle was maintained. Thanks for the enquiry Trey.

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Scott November 11, 2013 at 1:56 pm

Hey Fran!!!

Just signed up for the Boxing Foundation program yesterday, and looking forward to getting started with the workouts. Upon signing up, I immediately received an email confirming my signup, which also has a subscription ID in it. In the same email, it was written that you would send me a separate email with a username and password shortly, however, that second email has not yet arrived, and I am not able to access the Boxing Foundation materials. Hoping you can help me out.

Thanks,
Scott

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Fran November 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Scott

thanks for buying 🙂 I have sent you an email.

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Anonymous November 12, 2013 at 12:01 am

Thanks Fran!!!

Just got the email. Really appreciate the quick response, and looking forward to getting started with the program!

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Ernest Bell October 3, 2013 at 11:44 am

For anyone considering this course-

I am very glad I found your course before my first fight ( now Jan, 14). My training is going great and I feel my boxing is becoming much smoother and effective since starting the foundation 30 days ago. . I like the way this program doesn’t waste my precious time or energy. I feel confident that with a lot of hard work I will be successful. Your program is helping maximize my effectiveness during training to help me reach my goals. Thanks

All the best,

Logan

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Fran October 7, 2013 at 8:51 pm

Thanks Logan

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TJ October 1, 2013 at 12:15 am

Fran love the site but not sure if its what I need. I have a heavy bag setup in my home gym. I don’t want to become a boxer per say but wanted to learn how to defend myself if in a situation. Can I learn the techniques from your videos if I were to get into a fist fight with someone else to defend myself?

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Fran October 1, 2013 at 8:26 pm

Hey TJ. That’s quite a question! The Foundation is designed specifically to teach the primary techniques of boxing and to develop the fitness levels to maintain those techniques at high intensity for a period of time. This means you’ll learn the theory of how to throw punches well, how to defend against incoming punches and how to maintain this at high intensity. I have to admit, knowing the skills of boxing has never harmed me in situations ‘outside the ring’, but I always found it better to use the self-confidence of knowing that I could use boxing to not get involved in the situation in the first place. I managed the latter most of the time 🙂

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sam September 26, 2013 at 9:13 am

How do I become a member? Your website looks like just what I ve been looking for, cheers!

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Fran September 26, 2013 at 8:31 pm

Sign up to the free emails Sam (on the home page), start there. Thanks for the interest.

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Hasan August 8, 2013 at 9:27 pm

Please Fran try to anderstand me because I can’t speak english very well .
Can you tell me how to be a boxier ?
I price if you show me some exercises .

Please write me soon
Hasan

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Fran August 11, 2013 at 8:52 pm

Hi Hasan

Try to find a boxing club near you with good coaches and join. To get some information from this site, start with this article in which I describe 10 skills that I teach beginners. I hope this helps. Good luck.

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BlacKnight June 15, 2013 at 7:45 am

Hi,
I read your article Southpaw Versus Orthodox Explained!
The thing is I am right handed but I feel much more comfortable in southpaw stance with my stronger hand and leg in front It works better for me because I can throw much faster and stronger shoots from hand closer to my opponent and block incoming hits more precisley with my main hand. The same thing with legs and kicking. Sure I need to train much more to hit hard with my left hand which is now my hand for ”strong punches” But I think strenght will come with time. On the other hand I don’t think I could train my left hand to be at least as fast as my right hand.

What you think about that? I’m sure you meet people wit simillar ideas ;D

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Fran June 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm

Hey there.

I notice that you are a kick boxer. My guess is, and I am happy to be corrected on this, is that the right hand orthodox/left hand southpaw thing might be less important. My reasoning is that I think you guys have a much ‘squarer’ stance, sacrificing foot mobility (very important in amateur boxing) for kicking power and blocking efficiency. I hope that makes sense?!?!

On the speed thing, there’s no reason why the speed of either punch should be diminished. Keep working and focus on the efficiency of movement.

Thanks

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victor alika May 30, 2013 at 3:26 pm

Good Day Sir

Sir i am Victor Alika the boxing coach from Nigeria,i saw your gym in the inter net,and i want to make use of your gym to train my boxers,your gym is a very good standard gym,in Nigeria we lack of boxing equipment,please sir kindly respond to me quickly so that i will know what to do next,looking forward to hear from soon.

Victor

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David Knollman March 9, 2013 at 9:36 pm

Love the website!

My daughter is 11 and loves boxing and she is about to go for her licence. I have always loved boxing and am currently the treasurer for the club. I now train with the fighters and have lost over 2 stone since December! With this training I’ve become hooked and am going to attend the assistant coach course so I can help others. What words of wisdom can you offer for both my daughter and myself? Boxing has become No.1 in our house and we want to do it proud. Just wish I’d got hooked young enough to compete rather than at 39 as I’d love to of had a few fights!

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Fran March 15, 2013 at 9:10 pm

Hey David

Well the bug’s certainly got you! Sounds like you are having a great time there, and really good that your daughter’s enjoying the sport. I’ve coached a number of young female boxers and every one of them were every bit as tough, hard-working and skilled as any of the lads. I’m sure she’ll do great.

Your doing a really good thing helping out at the gym, and I’m sure that you’ll love coaching.

Cheers David

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james morgan February 21, 2013 at 10:38 pm

I got the job and am finalizing stuff with Paypal before I can make the purchase. For other readers I wanted to share the things that have helped me come to the decsion to buy the foundation:

1. Your customer service skills: You understand what people want and need and are really helpful. You show that you care about people’s boxing training.
2. You give clear, simple instruction.
3. Your no BS attitude instills confidence.
4. You make it easy to follow your train of thought and to ‘get it’.

So, good news and I’m sure we’ll speak soon. Many thanks Fran.

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Fran February 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm

You’re too kind James. I guess that as a coach it’ve the most important thing to think of the needs of the boxer. I have this attitude in the gym and work very hard to make sure that this is carried across to the material on the website and the Boxing Training Foundation.

Thanks again James, I really appreciate it.

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james morgan February 19, 2013 at 11:46 am

Thanks for the detailed reply Fran, I appreciate it.

I’m thinking of treating myself to the foundation when I get a new job (hopefully, very soon!) and will speak to you then no doubt. Cheers mate.

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Fran February 19, 2013 at 8:01 pm

My fingers are crossed for you on the job hunting front. Best of luck James.

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james morgan February 16, 2013 at 10:14 pm

Hi Fran,

As a begginer boxer I’m a bit rigid at the minute. I’m thinking about the Skills Development phase where you put it all together. I would love more of the drills so I can master them. Few questions:

Does it show how to put all the techniques together? I especially want to get my footwork mastered! How many drills are included with the purchase?
Do you cover combinations, if so how many or does it help facilitate how to bring in different combinations?

Thanks!

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Fran February 18, 2013 at 9:45 pm

Hey James

Thanks for the questions on the Foundation. I like the fact that you are really trying to understand what’s on offer, that really bodes well for developing as a boxer. Question, challenge and understand everything!

OK, onto your questions:

There are 8 Core Skill videos, 5 Foundation Drills and 10 Mobility Drill videos (5 of which are available free with the newsletter). The Foundation Drills are at the heart of the Foundation. They describe in detail how to combine movement with punching and body movements, a key for beginners. You see I can teach a boxer a skill in isolation, but getting them to combine the skills is the big challenge. And this is especially true with punching and footwork.

The lessons from the Foundation Drills are then demonstrated at full speed in the shadow boxing and heavy bag phases of the Foundation. This helps with using it all in context. Does it list lots of combinations for you to copy and repeat? No it doesn’t. The idea is that you can use the principles of combining the skills effectively to build all the combinations you want.

Of course I offer a full 60 money-back guarantee, but I’m sure if you bought the Foundation the last thing you’d want is your money back.

Hope this helps mate.

Thanks

Fran

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dominic January 22, 2013 at 9:58 pm

Hi I am in training with 4 para hoping to pass p compy and try get in yo boxing team I was wondering if you could help cause I wanna do boxing in the army but I doing mma as my main fighting hobbie but how some of it clash with each other because of diffrent styles I’m finding it hard to balance it out

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Fran January 24, 2013 at 9:16 pm

Hey Dominic

I’m sure you’ll pass P Company, work hard mate.

It’s all about the stance Dom. Just make sure that you spend time learning specifically the amateur boxing stance. It’s very different from the MMA/kick boxing stance. AS long as you understand the differences and can be disciplined in applying it then you’ll be fine. The MMA will help.

Take care mate. Hope the training goes well.

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DaveC January 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm

Hi Fran.

I have enjoyed your YouTube videos and was wondering what the difference is between what you have on there for free and what is contained in the Boxing Training Foundation material?

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Fran January 8, 2013 at 9:26 pm

Hey Dave

The Foundation includes videos on the full boxing training session and boxing drill videos on how to combine the individual skills on the site into a boxing style.

Thanks Dave

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zaki December 21, 2012 at 9:43 pm

moi je suis marocains et je regarde tous les video de boxing c bell et bien;moi aussi je boxy ou maroc et merçi pour les ronsenoment

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Fran December 23, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Merci et vous êtes les bienvenus

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Paul December 5, 2012 at 8:56 pm

Hi Fran

Having a problem throwing powerful punches. Whenever I lead with one hand, the other shoots up and sometimes I hit myself quite hard. I wonder whether it is related to the cheap gloves I am using which my mother bought me as a child. At that time she fastened them with elastic that went up and down both sleeves of my anorak to stop me losing them at school – do you think its time to cut the elastic?

Seriously – great site that is clearly very appealing to the fitter visitors, I just like it because it all seems to work well like most things you have done! cheers

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Fran December 5, 2012 at 9:21 pm

Paul

I’m sitting here chuckling. Most days in the day job I really miss working for you pal. Learned so much, like poor taste jokes and the benefit of having very low expectations of encountering any level of sanity. As I was reading your comment I was trying to visualise the action of you smacking yourself in the face as you were jabbing and what I could say to fix the problem. Then I got to the ‘cheap gloves’ bit. Outstanding mate. If I had a prize for comment of the month, you’d get it.

You take care Paul, and thanks for the comment. Pass on my love to Marg and the family, hope all are well.

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Rick Iovine November 26, 2012 at 9:30 pm

Fran,
I am the Site Supervisor for Wellness/Fitness at a large pharmaceutical company, and, one of the activities that I have introduced to the employees is a 12 minute stress break in which they do some basic boxing. I am not a trained fighter; what I mean is that I have never entered the ring and had at it!

I have studied this art through books and videos, and, while in Rochester, New York I contacted the professionals professionals at the Montgomery Boxing Club, and, the Mountain Storm Kickboxing/Boxing club for some training. What I discovered was that a few words from those who have fought makes up for hundreds of words that are read, or, observed on a video.

Nothing against those forms of communication, mind you! But, speaking with a professional allows for interaction, which is something that cannot be done with the other forms. I can still remember one of the things the professional told me when I asked about throwing the left hook. He told me that I can do this, but, without practice, defensive skills, you are going to “eat a counter”. And, if your balance is poor it will not take much of a counter “to put you on your ass” (I am quoting him, so please forgive the language.)

This was probably 8-10 years ago, and I still quote this line.

I am very interested in becoming better at the skills of boxing. Not because I want to get in the ring; but, to have the correct information to pass along to the members at my fitness center when they do their boxing drills. We do not spar, of course, so no one gets hit. There is room for error since all that we are doing is getting in some exercise.

But, I need to show it correctly to the best of my abilities. I believe that I have studied enough, and when I was a personal trainer I had many of my clients hit the mitts, so to speak, so I have experience. Enough so that no-one gets hurt, but, I am quick to explain to all of them that I am not qualified to teach anyone to fight based on my background.

But, I can get better, and I am hoping that you can help. I would like see how this goes. Please let me know what you recommend!

Sincerely,

Rick Iovine
Site Supervisor-GlaxoSmithKline
Zebulon, NC

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Fran November 27, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Rick

Thank you for your email. Yes indeed grabbing a chat with seasoned trainers and fighters is always a great way to get shortcuts on building knowledge. Even after all of my years involved in the sport, I can still be taken aback when talking to experienced guys and stumbling across a nugget of information. Anyway, I hope that in the absence of such an opportunity, I hope that the videos and article son the site go some way to filling in the blanks.

If I am to understand your question, you are looking for a tailored 12-minute activity that includes a boxing aspect? That’s a really interesting notion of having a tightly time-bound approach. What I would probably go for is something around “Tag boxing.” I use tag boxing constantly in the gym, it’s a great way of understanding the need for explosive foot movements and fast hands and establishing the understanding of range so vital to fighters.

So, I would probably do a 5-minute warm up then 3 x 2 minute rounds of tag boxing. This is about 12 minutes including the pairing up etc. Here’s the article on tag boxing.

You’ll want to warm up the legs a little as it’s quite explosive so you don’t want any strains or worse. Here’s an article on a Cuban style warm up.

Hope this helps Rick. Best of luck with your innovative approach to workplace health and well being!

Thanks

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IAN November 12, 2012 at 10:40 am

HI FRAN, I AM HOPING YOU CAN HELP ME, AS I HAVE JUST JOINED THE BOXING TRAINING FOUNDATION, BUT ONCE I TRY TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION IT IS SHOWING (USER REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY
NOT ALLOWED)

KIND REGARDS,

IAN.

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Fran November 12, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Hi Ian

Sorry for your difficulties. I did send you an email regarding your registration. I have created an account for you. Check your in-box and if you can’t find an email from the account “foundation@myboxingcoach.com” let me know and I will resend it.

Thanks

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IAN November 12, 2012 at 6:04 pm

hi fran,

I have just checked my emails and it appears the last email was from myboxingcoach.com congratulations
the boxing training foundation awaits,

kind regards,

ian

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Fran November 12, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Hi Ian

I have resent it. Can you check your spam folder too, some email clients often divert stuff here for any number of peculiar reasons.

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mick jones October 31, 2012 at 1:34 am

hi fran , this is mick jones major panel boxing referee . just to say your site is awesome wow , really made up for you , and hope you go on to greater things me and michael took a good look at it and its perfect for anyone who wants to get fit or start a boxing career , well done and right on. regards . english major panel boxing referee and judge.

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Fran October 31, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Mick

Positive compliments are great. Positive from people like yourself and Michael are just the best. For people who really understand the sport, and do so much to promote the amateur code, to consider what I’ve done helpful and worthy gives me a proper lift. Thank you Mick, I’m a happy lad!

I thought I’d set you up a full account Mick so that you can have a look at the Foundation, I’ve sent you an email. Pass on my regards to Michael. Been many years now since those training squads when I first met him and I always liked to see him attain the success he did.

Thanks Mick

Fran

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Clark October 24, 2012 at 2:27 pm

You say “interactive.” Does that mean that if I make a video of myself doing some certain routine and upload it to Youtube, someone knowledgeable will point out my mistakes and give me corrections? Is there some kind of way I can get feedback?

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Fran October 24, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Hi Clark

That’s not specifically part of the package, but to be honest I do this on an informal basis for BTF members, I’ve just not put in place any prices around it.

So, within reason I do feedback to members if they go to the trouble to upload their video. To be honest it helps me because I can see the effectiveness of the BTF in action and also helps me research what members are looking for after they become part of the Foundation. It’s mutually beneficial.

Thanks for the question and your interest Clark.

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Clark October 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Thanks for the reply. That’s generous of you.

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Clark October 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Also, I assume sparring is probably necessary to learn things like defense and timing. Is there any other way to learn those things other than sparring? Can I learn that from your series, or do I just need to go find someone to spar with once I get to a certain point? Maybe sparring is several months down the road for a brand new boxer.

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Fran October 24, 2012 at 10:55 pm

You can learn the theory and mechanics of all of the skills, and develop timing to an extent with the heavy bag, but if your aim is to truly test your skills then sparring at some point becomes necessary. It’s all about what your aims are, strength and fitness and the potential to use your skills in a given situation, or that and a competitive/semi-competitive experience..

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Derek October 22, 2012 at 8:25 pm

Hi Fran,

I just joined the foundation but I can’t complete the registration. I click the link and get taken to the correct page but there’s a message “User registration currently not allowed” Can you take a look at it for me please. Cheers,

Derek

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Fran October 22, 2012 at 10:50 pm

Thanks for buying Derek. I have set up your account and sent you an email with the details.

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Tony October 22, 2012 at 4:35 am

Fran is this program accessible with iPad? Thanks

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Fran October 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm

The streaming video will Tony, but the videos are WMV so they won’t. Don’t worry though, I’ve recently purchased a Mac and so will be converting the videos to be compatible in the next few weeks. You’ll be able to download them and use them happily on your iPad.

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Paul Smith October 13, 2012 at 12:48 am

Thank You Fran.

You are a great Coach, who has created and developed a great program, for which I am extremely grateful.

Cheers.

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Paul Smith October 11, 2012 at 5:43 pm

To ALL who were CURIOUS and came to check out this site, a year or so ago, I was just like you. When it was time to get SERIOUS however, I purchased the BTF and it has been — The Best Value and Purchase I have made on boxing instructions and training. Fran’s BTF has put me on the proper road to increased skill, confidence and appreciation in ‘the sweet science’. IMO, it would be a great deal at twice the price!

There was so much quality instruction and content contained within the BTF, that I had to share my positive impression. The BTF instructional course has made boxing proficiency easier to understand and accomplish for me and others I share tips with. I’m middle-aged now, but can still move good and feel great since taking up boxing training, as it helps my body and my mind.

The Foundation covers pretty much everything. There are lessons on skillful offensive and defensive moves; proper warm-up and cool down exercises; correct stance and footwork movement techniques; plus a full workout regimen of floorwork and other exercises that will build strength and agility. There are all kinds of professional style training instructions that are part of every lesson, which all show the proper mechanics for success in order to become an excellent boxer and common faults that should be avoided. The drills, skills, effective techniques and hours of quality content contained within this course WILL make you a far better and more knowledgable boxer – PERIOD

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Fran October 11, 2012 at 9:02 pm

Thanks so much Paul.

Your story is one of my exact aims for the Foundation, that it presents this wonderfully intricate sport in terms that can provide the basis for a lifetime of appreciation and learning. Lovely comment, I’m really appreciative for you taking the time to leave your opinions.

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vishal September 19, 2012 at 2:40 pm

hi i am vishal my age is 25 now can i start Amateur Boxing now or it’s too late.

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Fran September 19, 2012 at 9:06 pm

The maximum age for an amateur boxer is 35 years old Vishal, so you have 10 whole years!!! Get involved.

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sharon sands August 14, 2012 at 7:04 pm

Hi Franny,
Just thought I,d leave a quick comment on your site. The hard work has paid off, proud of you Franny, your cousin Sharon. Xx

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Fran August 15, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Hello our Sharon, I hope that you are well honey. Really nice to hear from you, especially on the site! Pass on my love to your Mum, Jo, Michelle and all. You take care mate x x x

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sharon sands August 17, 2012 at 3:28 pm

I told everyone you were asking about them, they,ve looked at your website and are all very proud of you. Give your Dad a big hug off me. Take care Fran and love to all the family X

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Fran August 18, 2012 at 7:11 pm

Will do Sharon, take care love.

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Aristotelis August 6, 2012 at 10:39 am

hye fran.sorry if my english it’s not so good.
i want to ask you- first i must pay and i can see these dvd and be member, or first i will be member and after i pay .

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Fran August 6, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Hi Aristotelis. I noticed that you have become a member of the Foundation. I’m sure that you will really enjoy the learning experience. Any help I can be then be sure to let me know!

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M.Viswanathan May 10, 2012 at 3:10 am

I am from India, where Boxing is not a very popular sports. I have completed Diploma in Boxing Coaching during 1986. After that rarely I could get any latest coaching lessons. Now, after finding this Blog, I am enable to get latest coaching hints, that also as free. Thank you.

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Fran May 11, 2012 at 10:36 am

That’s excellent. I hope that the site continues to assist with your coaching aims. Thank you.

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ike March 21, 2012 at 1:01 am

thanks .I started boxing in glyson gym I see your name ther are you ther?

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Fran March 22, 2012 at 9:49 pm

I don’t have the privilege of being at Gleason’s. One day I’ll cross that ocean and get that pugilistic paradise though!

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ike January 1, 2012 at 8:42 pm

is punching a havy bag strong alot bad for sholders

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Fran January 2, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Hey Ike

Shoulders should be OK, as long as your muscle strength and fitness has improved alongside your technique (and therefore punching power), you should be fine. If you are having problems, see your Doctor.

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Dean December 30, 2011 at 11:32 am

Hi Fran hows it going, been away for a couple of weeks, I paid up in early December, what do I need to do next, Ive been flicking through my emails and cant seem to find anything.

Hope you had a good Christmas and enjoy the new year.

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Fran December 30, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Dean

Welcome back, hope you had a great Christmas. I’ve sent you an email.

Thanks

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ike December 9, 2011 at 6:32 pm

I paid to sighen up how do i get membership thank

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Fran December 9, 2011 at 8:45 pm

Hey Ike. Thanks for buying. I’ve sent you an email to get you started. Welcome to the club!

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ike November 4, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Hi Fran, love the site learning a heck of alot. Just curious if the members area is down, wont open the members area. I am a member also. Thanks and keep up the great work!

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Fran November 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm

Thanks Ike, glad your learning new stuff!

I’ve emailed you over your access area issues, we’ll get it sorted.

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gilbert August 20, 2011 at 2:12 am

Coach, i have trouble with taller and rangier fighters with a lightning-quick, piston-like jab constantly snapping my head back. any advise on how to deal with that? thanks in advance!

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Fran August 20, 2011 at 9:31 pm

Gilbert

When in against a taller opponent, using feints to draw the lead is incredibly important. If you can cause a taller opponent to lead off with their jab, then you can take advantage by defending the shot in a proactive way, for example blocking and stepping in with your own jab and follow up shots. If you haven’t already, take a look at the feinting in boxing article. Also, body movement (such as the inside slip) must be combined with sharp, fast foot movements to close the ground quickly and safely.

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caine August 17, 2011 at 9:09 pm

Hi I want to gain all the videos and documents in relation to boxing training and coaching.
What do I need to do to get these videos and books?
Thanks

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Fran August 18, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Caine

I sent you an email to explain a bit more. However, the easiest (and cheapest) way to get to know more about the Boxing Training Foundation is to sign up for your free reports and videos on the home page of the site.

Thanks

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