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June 28, 2018

Boxing Stance | Mike 'Kujo' Kurzeja

How do I learn which boxing stance best suites me? For starters, the correct stance you should start with and correlate to if you are right-handed or left-handed. If you are right-handed or orthodox, you should start and practice that stance first. If you are left-handed or south paw, you...

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April 5, 2018

The Life of a Boxer | Mike Kurzeja

What is the hardest part to being a boxer? The hardest part about being a boxer is the day to day grind and commitment. Many boxers fall out of their routine in between fights. This leads to getting out of shape and sometimes large weight gains. True committed fighters stay...

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February 26, 2018

Is Boxing for You? | Mike Kurzeja

"How do you know if boxing would be a good sport for you?" Boxing is definitely NOT for everyone. A great fighter once said (Mike Tyson), “Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the face”. This is so true! I have seen great skilled athletes thrive with boxing...

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November 20, 2017

Boxing Skills | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

"What are the most important skills to learn to become a boxer?" The most important skills to learn to become a boxer are offense and defense. This sounds simple, but it is actually quite complex. Offense consists of throwing numerous punches and learning how to throw these punches quickly, powerfully,...

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October 2, 2017

Choosing a Weight Class | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

"How do you decide what weight class you should compete in for fighting? Is it better to cut weight/lean down or try to stay at your current weight?" When deciding what weight class to fight in for Boxing or MMA, it is important to know and understand when you will...

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August 21, 2017

Weight Training for Fighters | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

"Is weight training important to incorporate for a MMA fighter?" Weight training in Boxing and MMA must be done logically and smartly. Traditional "bodybuilding " type of lifting does not typically work well for Boxing or MMA. Functional fitness should be your goal on your strength and conditioning days. Incorporating...

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July 10, 2017

MMA Weight Class | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

"How do you decide what weight class you should compete in for MMA? Is it better to cut weight/lean down or try to stay at your current weight?" When deciding what weight class to fight in for Boxing or MMA, it is important to know and understand when you will...

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April 12, 2017

Getting into Boxing | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

Question: "If I want to get into boxing, where do I even start?" There are many boxing gyms and boxing trainers around. A great place to start is to search boxing gyms in your area. When I am out of town, I simply google "boxing gyms near ...". There are...

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March 6, 2017

Boxing: Aerobic Capacity | Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja

Question: "As a boxer or fighter it’s essential to have good conditioning. How to you keep your aerobic capacity on point?" I keep my aerobic capacity on point by doing some form of cardio every day. Typically I run when I wake up every morning. I run between 3-6 miles...

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March 9, 2016

Catching up with Pro Boxer Mike Kurzeja

Q: Hey Mike, thanks for giving some your valuable time up to chat with us! Catch us up on what’s currently going on with you? Mike: Molly, thank you for taking the time to reach out to me. It's been status quo for me. I've been working and traveling a...

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