Tag Archives: Freddie Roach

Better than Disneyland

Australian world champion super featherweight Diana Prazak never imagined that foregoing a trip to Disneyland would change the course of her life. But that it surely did. While she might have been standing in line for a wild ride, instead … Continue reading

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Watch out for the ‘mitt men’

A pair of focus mitts do not instantly make someone a boxing trainer.  But it’s very easy for the untrained eye to think so. Pads are all about sound and movement, that’s why they are used in open training sessions … Continue reading

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Facing the demons

Boxing provides all the best metaphors in life  – for politics, war, history and even other sports. But it seems to require none itself. As boxing historian Burt Sugar says in the documentary After the Last Round, it provides a … Continue reading

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