Cuban Boxing has always been highly regarded as they on the amateur level produce many of the worlds best boxers, but with the political situation and their ban on professional boxing it is on recently that some of the Caribbean nations athletes have made the transition over to the pro’s after making th every dangerous trip to America often via home made boats and raft.

Check out the top video about the training conditions and history in the small island nation that has produced more Olympic gold medals in boxing than any other.

Then a 3 part highlight of the leaders in the Cuba boxing invasion featuring Cuban boxers Erislandy Lara , Yuriosky Gamboa . and Rigondeaux The boxing in Cuba is considered its flagship sports, and the island has won 67 medals at the summer Olympic games in the field, particularly playing a ruling role from 1972 to 2004. And their distinct boxing style both on offense and defense is something boxers anywhere can learn a lot from ,not the least of which that you don’t always need the best equipment to get solid results.

The focus on solid boxing footwork hand position and range is what puts these guys in a league of their own.. instead of walking into a “fire fight” these athletes try whenever possible to “swim without getting wet” , and use the proper range and setups possible to take minimum damage while getting the job done in the ring.

The big questions about how the Cuban boxers would transition into the professional style is slowly being answered with more athletes making the jump to professional boxing every year often with spectacular results.

To take your training to another level or even get started in the study of the sweet science with Mississauga’s premier boxing setup visit us at either http://www. or and check out the various options from fitness, technical to competitive boxing that our coaches offer in group and personal training setups.

Training isn’t one size fits all so let us know your goal and we will do our best to help you achieve it in and outside of the ring.