Max’s Boxing Tactics

  1. Use your brain. Success lies in out-thinking the opposition
  2. Never underestimate your opponent, but watch their responses and look for his or her weakness
  3. Do the basics well and vary your moves – don’t use the same move twice in a row
  4. Learn the straight punches – they are more effective than hooks
  5. Work on your footwork to be able to move forward and back easily and sidestep your opponent
  6. Stay confident – don’t show weakness and keep on balance at all times
  7. Keep your hands high and punching at close quarters
  8. Keep your head down and look up through your eyebrows
  9. Work on your speed, endurance, strength, flexibility and technique
  10. Never stop trying