James DeGale Out Due to Shoulder Injury

Britain’s IBF super-middleweight world champion James DeGale will be out for 6 months. The boxer revealed last week that he will undergo surgery but hopes to be back by the end of the year. The…


Thoughts on SPARRING

Anyone who has trained in a boxing gym over a long period, or coached or competed knows there are various opinions on training practices.  One such practice is sparring.  I know a lot of people…



Movie review: Southpaw

I finally got around to watching 2015’s Southpaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal.  My back pain prevented me from going to work, so I stayed on the coach watching Netflix. What’s this movie about you ask?  Billy…