Fitness | Technique | Nov 10 2017

The most important tip for every boxer

In His Letter from America Tony Jeffries reveals the secret every boxer must know
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I was 22 years old and had just qualified for the Olympics when I was sitting in a cafe and received a phone call from Olympic champion Audley Harrison. I couldn’t believe it! He gave me some advice that changed my whole boxing career and helped me capture a medal in the 2008 Games in Beijing. He told me about visualization.

As a young buck from Sunderland who worked on a burger van on weekends outside the Stadium of Light football ground, I had no idea what this fella who I had looked up to for years was telling me.

Then he explained how it worked and it was pretty amazing.