Boxing Skills for Beginners
If you're an absolute beginner, have only boxed with a 'fitness coach', need a refresher or want to progress to become a qualified Total Boxer®, HIIB® or BoxingYoga™ Coach, Boxing Skills for Beginners is for you.
Part of the Basic Training series by Total Boxer®, Boxing Skills for Beginners has been designed to introduce you to the basic skills needed to operate safely and effectively in one of the most challenging and rewarding training systems available today.
With video guidance from Total Boxer® founder and England Boxing Coach, Matt Garcia, you will learn essential basic boxing skills - something we call the TechCheck™.
You will discover and practise how to stand, move, defend with head movement, hands and footwork. and, of course, throw punches from singles to combinations.
Using clear, easy to follow instructions, you can follow Matt in the comfort of your own home or at the gym, by yourself or with a partner. No equipment is required and there is no contact or physical impact.
In the supporting course manual; containing photos, diagrams and detailed descriptions, you will also learn about boxing history, boxing rules, common boxing errors and how to correct them and combination punching drills. You will also learn about the next steps you can take to continue your boxing journey.
On completion of the course you will be able to explain and demonstrate the TechCheck™ - fundamental boxing techniques including the ability to stand, move, punch and defend as a boxer with head movement, hands and footwork.
Study & Practice
We recommend taking your time to study the manual, practice each discipline and being patient in your development to allow for self-reflection and improvement.
Recommended study and practice time - 20 hours minimum.
As with all the courses at Total Boxer® Academy, you get lifetime access to all the study materials, including videos and manual, so you can refer to them time and again to help you learn, practice and keep your skills fresh.
An England Boxing Coach with over 20 years experience, in 2011 Matt pursued his dream of bringing the thrill of real boxing training to everyone in a safe and supportive environment and established Total Boxer® - the UK's first boutique boxing club.
Matt conceived now world-famous training systems, including Get Fit Not Hit®, BoxingYoga™ and HIIB® - leading to Total Boxer receiving the prestigious MINDBODY Visionary Award.
Voted Best Boxing Club in North London and called ‘one of London’s elite clubs’ by Vogue, in 2018 Matt guided the club to affiliation with England Boxing and established the Total Boxer Amateurs competitive division.
In 2019, Matt set-up Total Boxer® Academy, a one-stop online instructor training facility to support the demand for Total Boxer®, HIIB®, BoxingYoga™ and Strongman formats in the UK and beyond.