Total Boxer® Boxing Basics
With teaching techniques our coaches have used since 2012 to guide 1000s of boxing beginners, fitness enthusiasts and personal trainers, whether you want to learn real boxing skills, get in the best shape of your life, improve your boxing knowledge and skills as a fitness coach, or become a certified boxing coach, this course will give you the perfect start.
- Learn the boxing basics, including stance, punches, defence and movement
- Understanding boxing training theory and best practices
- Build your boxing training confidence
- Continue your boxing training safely
- Progress to a coaching qualification
Benefits of this Course
This officially endorsed course, developed with years of collective coaching knowledge and experience, 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.
Features of this course include:
- Study and practice at your own pace anywhere in the world
- Access the course on any device or platform
- Unlimited lifetime access to all training material
- 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 - 20 hours.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning the essential skills required to train and potentially teach boxing. Great for beginners to boxing or fitness coaches and personal trainers who would benefit from learning the foundations of boxing.
Study Anywhere. Anytime. At your own pace - forever.
Whatever device you use, wherever you are in the world and however long it takes, you get lifetime access to all materials. This means you can study and practice at your own pace and reference the content at any time throughout your boxing journey.
This course is endorsed by EMD UK - The National Governing Body for Group Exercise and recognised by REPs, awarding 2 CPD points.
To pass this course and receive the Boxing Basics 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® Academy coaching programmes including HIIB® and BoxingYoga™.
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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® in the UK, 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, an online instructor training facility to support the demand for Total Boxer® instructor and class coaching certifications.