Newcomers to boxing often express frustration that instructors will often insist that their teaching is the only correct teaching. This happens often because people rely on teaching how they were taught. By admitting that other methods of teaching are in existence, they fear it makes them seem vulnerable as authority figures on the sport.However, if one turns to the World Wide Web, they can assist their own education by researching other teaching methods from around the world to complement their training.
- In boxing, one often encounters instructors who insist that their method of learning to box is the only correct way.
- Reliance on teaching what they know is tied to a teacher’s ego and being unable to admit that other methods exist.
- Thankfully, the Internet lets boxing apprentices seek out other methods of instruction from all over the world.
“The growing popularity of the internet now allows young exponents to seek out training drills and ideas from around the world and while a wonderful resource in which to expand one’s knowledge, it is often hampered by misinformation or one-sided dialogue with no explanation for minutia.”