Total Boxer® Boxing Skills Foundation Course
Taken straight from our award-winning club floors, the Total Boxer® Boxing Skills Foundation Course includes the essential building blocks our coaches have used since 2012 to guide 1000s of boxing beginners, fitness enthusiasts and personal trainers.
Benefits of this Course
Developed with years of collective coaching knowledge and experience, the benefit of taking this course means you will be able to train, and potentially teach, safely and effectively in one of the most fun, challenging and increasingly popular training systems available today.
Whether you want to get in the best shape of your life, improve your boxing knowledge and skills as a fitness coach or become a certified boxing coach and instruct Total Boxer®, HIIB® or BoxingYoga™ systems, this Boxing Skills Foundation Course will give you the perfect start.
Features of this course also include:
- Unlimited lifetime access to this course and training material
- Study and practice at your own pace anywhere in the world
- Access the course on any device or platform
- Strong training foundation and career prospects
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.
The supporting comprehensive PDF course manuals produced by Total Boxer® Head Coach, Deniz Ates, contains detailed text, photos and diagrams to help build your understanding and be used as a reference throughout your boxing journey.
You will also learn about boxing history, boxing rules, common boxing errors and how to correct them, combination punching drills, shadow boxing drills, the importance of nutrition, breathing technique and more.
- Boxing Knowledge: History, Rules and more
- Boxing Skills: Stance
- Boxing Skills: Punches
- Boxing Skills: Defence
- Boxing Skills: Footwork
- The TechCheck
- Boxing Training Essentials: Workout, Equipment and more
- Boxer Essentials: Nutrition, Breathing and more
At the end of each section you'll have the chance to take a Test Your Knowledge quiz.
On completion of the course you you have the perfect foundation to continue on to the training phase of your boxing journey. 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
This course can be studied entirely online. 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 - 40 hours minimum.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning the essential skills required to train and potentially teach boxing.
To pass this course and receive the Boxing Skills Foundation Course certificate you need to complete two assessment tasks;
- Perform a Self TechCheck
- Coach a TechCheck
All the instruction and guidance for passing the assessment is contained in the training manual.
- Continue your boxing training journey, safe in the knowledge you have received an outstanding education by one of the most experienced and renowned boxing clubs in the world, giving you a well-earned and solid understanding of essential boxing fundamentals.
- Continue your education and pursue a career in boxing instruction by enroling in endorsed Total Boxer coaching programmes including HIIB, BoxingYoga and others.
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 establishedTotal Boxer® - the UK's first boutique boxing club.
Matt conceived and developed 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.
Matt's relentless passion for innovation led to Total Boxer in 2019 becoming the first boxing club in the UK to provide real-time punch tracking technology in classes.
Also in 2019, Matt set-up Total Boxer® Academy, an online instructor training facility to support the demand for Total Boxer® class coaching certifications.