Learn to fight – never have to fight !

This is a true story recently regaled by one of our black shirts John whose son Jack acheived gold shirt last year. It is a story i have heard many times in my 35 years of teaching and is the single biggest reason that i continue to coach. My own journey was of a well […]

The Joe’s Boxing method – The seven secrets for great boxing

So this is the final chapter and like anything on the internet there’s no seven secrets and the seven listed here are no secret and you won’t master them by watching stuff on the internet, you need to find a club and a coach and repeat them for 10,000 hours. For those who live where […]

The Joe’s Boxing Methodology – why boxing ?

Of all the martial arts I settled on boxing or as the bra’s say “thug life chose me”. The answer to why is best summed by a quote from Bruce Lee “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” I […]

A preamble to “The Joe’s Boxing Method”

In 2006 I was competing in a karate tournament in Johannesburg. I was well past my fighting prime at 45 but an opportunity to go to South Africa was too good to pass up. We had spent the better part of a week cooped up in hotels, bused to venues or shopping centers surrounded by […]

Changes to our kids programs

Although always room for improvement, i am very happy with our adult programs and teens after making the change to the teens program lifting the age of entry to 14 years from 13 years because our average age in teens would be 15-16 years and the body maturity is too far a gap between a […]

The road ahead for Joe’s Boxing Club Sydney

I am currently sitting in my hotel in Dublin after spending a week walking the West Highland Way in Scotland. Because the group I was walking with were younger and fitter than me and were more interested in racing each other than savoring the life changing scenery, I spent a good deal of time walking […]

Upcoming Competition March 2024

Katie backs up after KOTR this Friday 22nd March at Windsor Leagues and Marcus will be competing at Sydney Contender May 10th at UNSW Roundhouse. Best wishes to them fight well and come home safe ! Dylan , Bro , Max and Anna are all keen to jump back into the ring soon as well.